I just reglued the soles to the cork on mine. A little rust on the buckles, but they still have some life in 'em. Any interest? Taking bids currently and will accept cash, gold, silver, or trades for boards from the usual suspects.
Shout out to these members for being cool people and helping me get ahold of surf stuff I am interested in.
@mitch44 (Thanks for that Orange Bonzer Egg I picked up from you via the surfermag forum)
Tad big for me, but could be a nice pickup for someone in need of a fish.
I've tried the allison liddle flex, high speed, PG nail fin and powerblade. I thought the powerblade was by far the best for the board, but also really liked the nail fin. Could be a good cheaper alternative until you are able to come up on a powerblade.
The 4a could go good, especially if you need some hold off the bottom. On a hullier board with thin rails, I find that the 4a has too much base though. But then again, I am surfing east coast beach break. A lot of people seem to like the velzy classic fin on round/v bottom boards, 4a on the...
It sounds like you’re taking the right approach, but a change of fin might be helpful. If your board has a Hully bottom and rail profile I would go with something deeper, especially in beach break scenarios.