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  • Best Fins for my new/used 6'2" HellFire


    So here's the history. I had a Dominator which was a great shortboard for me for a while. It was a bit large, 6'4", but worked great for 6 months until I discovered my 5'10" fish. That has become my small/medium wave board. I use it in anything from 2-5 or 6 ft. It's actually a really stable board, even in bigger waves.

    So i bought a used HellFire 6'2" for days when it's chest and higher. My Dom had 41.5 liters of volume, the HellFire has about 33, so I figure it's a good next step for me. It has a pulled in tail and is a bit sportier than the dom. It may be a stretch for a while, but I wanted something I could grow into, but that also wouldn't take me too long to learn so I just get frustrated.

    So that brings me to fins.... This takes Futures and has a 5 fin setup. There aren't many 5 fin options, seems like only 7 different set ups. So knowing that I'm still learning, still an intermediate, what fins would be the best for me? I don't want anything too squirrely as I may not be able to keep my balance. I'm not to the point of doing quick snaps are hard turns yet, but I'm hoping to get there. I also tend to puss out when the waves are big, half the time I don't have the balls to commit to a wave that is 6' or taller. So I want something I can trust, something stable so that when I do go for a wave I can pull it out.

    Any ideas?

  • #2
    both Nev and i at our varied weights (70-90 kg) ride the simon anderson set... thruster all the way... the fourfin set works well if you like that sort of thing... i've tried just about every fin in the 510 hellfire and Nev got it right (as usual).. simons.. i've tried them in the 6'2 and they match it perfectly too.. this fin is large enough to drive the hellfire, but neutral enough to let you surf the boards shape and not the fins....


    • #3
      Thanks dude. I couldn't wait for a response so I bought them last night! Luckily, I bought the Simon Anderson 5-fin setup! Can't wait to ride this board!