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Old    jonwol            04-24-2006, 2:38 PM Reply   
hi,
has anyone out there had a look at the bottom of the new watson 138 board . if you stand back and look at the line of the fins it looks as if the middle fins are out of line by about 8-10mm . this is driving me mad, i have tried checking it with a rule and i can see that one fin is out of line but by about 4mm but it looks twice that amount. could this just be the check pattern on the bottom of this board creating a mad illusion or have i got a faulty one ?.

cheers dudes............
Old    ryan "john" vu (jmv)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-24-2006, 4:19 PM Reply   
I just checked my out, and it looks align. You might have a bad board. See if you can return it, if not, then just ride without the center fins.
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       04-24-2006, 5:05 PM Reply   
where did you buy the board?
Old    jonwol            04-25-2006, 3:06 AM Reply   
i got the board from my local supplier of liquid force stuff here in England. they say that i can return the board but it will take a couple of weeks to get a new one. so i will try it without fins until they get one in stock. i thought that all boards would have been made at the same time.

thanks........
Old    Sam Snead (snead)      Join Date: Jul 2001       04-25-2006, 7:03 AM Reply   
who needs a center fin?
Old    Chris (badknees)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-25-2006, 10:08 AM Reply   
I'm not that great of rider, but the watson without the center fins works alot better for me than with. Try it out.
Old    jonwol            04-26-2006, 2:47 PM Reply   
i know it works just as well (if not better ) without the center fins. i just wanted to know if all the watson boards where the same, as i wouldn't expect a company that well known to sell a board if it was faulty.
Old    Aden Glatt (aden_g)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-26-2006, 3:00 PM Reply   
It's possible... I remember one time our local boardshop got a couple boards from Hyperlite where the fins were out of place. We just had to send them back and everything was cool.
Old    rondeaurelent            04-30-2006, 8:36 PM Reply   
Hey you dudes with the watsons!!... What size did you guys get and how much do u weigh?.. I heard there lighter meaning go bigger.
Old    Paul (gherk)      Join Date: Aug 2001       04-30-2006, 9:00 PM Reply   
Watson 138...170 lbs.
Old    jonwol            05-01-2006, 8:19 AM Reply   
watson 138...165lbs.
Old    Martin Payette (mpayette)      Join Date: Sep 2004       05-04-2006, 9:40 PM Reply   
watson 142...195 lbs

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