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Old    vance (nyghtryder)      Join Date: May 2007       09-27-2007, 8:10 PM Reply   
I just got a new 140 marius and was looking for some feedback and what people thought about riding it finless. I road with fins today but wanna try it without. Just dont know what to expect (edging wise, how slippery it will be, landings ).
Old    Charley Carvalho (wakeeater)      Join Date: May 2002       09-27-2007, 11:42 PM Reply   
its pretty slippery without but i love it landings take some getting used to but once you get the feel its all good. quite forgiving with no fins also
Old    Jerm I. Side (jermiside)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-28-2007, 2:43 AM Reply   
I like & trust the fins for extra grip....but most that I know ride her finless.
Old    Dan Vargas (wakemandan)      Join Date: Feb 2003       09-28-2007, 2:49 AM Reply   
I've never really liked loose boards. I even considered getting larger fins for my Marius. Something about that dead period before my edge "locks in".
Old    brutto 76 (brutto_76)      Join Date: Feb 2005       09-28-2007, 3:16 AM Reply   
No fins except when it the water is really choppy.
Old    Brad (toejamr1)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-28-2007, 3:51 PM Reply   
The board feels a little slow to me so, I like the fins so I can "dig" a little more in the water to help me keep my speed. Without the fins I tend to slip right at the top of the wake and end up on my back(like your mom).
Old    Erik A (erik_a)      Join Date: May 2007       09-29-2007, 2:37 PM Reply   
I ride the 07 Marius finless. I totally understand about the "dead period before the edge locks in". It is a little more difficult to initiate your cut into the wake.

Also, I enjoy boardslides and it's a lot easier to do w/o fins.
Old    Lucho (lume1)      Join Date: Mar 2005       09-29-2007, 5:04 PM Reply   
No fins....with fins track too much.
Finless is the way to go...night and day
Old    nicholas depratti (wake_trasher)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-29-2007, 5:33 PM Reply   
Its pretty hard to get traction w/o fins but when u really put your edges in you'll have it... does that make sence??
i ride mine finless just because i love to wip my board around and everything...
it just makes it not as agggressive and more fun (i think)
Old    Trew Woodley (trewblu)      Join Date: Sep 2007       10-01-2007, 1:17 PM Reply   
stay with the fins on because you can,t get no pop because you can,t edge hard enough
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       10-01-2007, 1:29 PM Reply   
^ you're steering, you need to "edge"
Old    Paul (gherk)      Join Date: Aug 2001       10-11-2007, 2:59 PM Reply   
Does anyone know if the fins have changed between the 08 and 07 Marius?

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