does it really make a noticeable or big difference from a normal 3 fin thruster
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Thread: quad thruster
May 27, 2008, 05:55 PM #1
May 27, 2008, 05:58 PM #2
May 27, 2008, 08:12 PM #3
i mean like a quad fin setup on a shortboard with a bat tail of some other strange shape compared to a three fin thruster
May 27, 2008, 08:15 PM #4
its a matter of preference. i have a quad and 3 thrusters and i prefer the truster set up. quads are fast down the line but i think they don't pivot as well as a thruster. i do like my quad tho on smallish (knee to waist) days that a very racy.
May 27, 2008, 08:37 PM #5Senior Member
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To me quads are basically toned down twin fins, they surf the same sorta way but hold in better and have more drive. Because of this i generally use them the same way i would use a tiwn fin, in smaller fun surf when i just want a different feeling board.
However many people find that they work great in big macking surf too (wardo rode a quad at teahupoo a few weeks ago), i just prefer the feel of a thruster more.
May 28, 2008, 04:27 PM #6Senior Member
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