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boots

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Diamond Tail?
« on: August 18, 2007, 06:50:04 PM »
Many of the SUP boards have diamond tails, from what I heard they are supposed to make the board feel shorter by giving them a smaller turn radius... Is this correct? Anyone care to elaborate?

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Re: Diamond Tail?
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2007, 05:21:29 AM »
Hi boots,

You nailed it.  Diamond tails are supposed to shorten the rail line in relation to overall board length, allowing for snappier top turns etc.  I have also heard some say that they can clean up water release over squash tails.

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Re: Diamond Tail?
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2007, 07:03:23 AM »
Some good qualities of a pintail combined with a squash tail, at least I think.