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NVS Fin Materials

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The NVS Honeycomb / Hexcore series is designed to deliver the dynamic performance of traditional fiberglass fins, while eliminating unnecessary weight.  Our Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) process yields a lightweight fin that optimally balances flex, drive and responsiveness for high speed, performance surfing.  These sexy fins are the go to, high performance choice for any of the NVS team riders. The EcoSeries fins have been designed with both maximal performance and minimal environmental impact in mind.  A Natural bamboo core decreases the overall weight of the fins without sacrificing strength and flex.  Bamboo actually has higher tensile and compression strength...

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Traction Pad Install

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I know, installing a Traction Pad is simple, right?  Well, yes but many people don’t take the time to prep the surfboard.We’ve all been the victim of a rush job when we pick up a new surfboard or when swell is on the way.If you just picked up a new board make sure to clean the surface of the board with rubbing alcohol before gluing your traction pad down.  I was a little surprised to see how much dust was on what appeared to be a new, clean board.I recommend using a spray bottle which makes things a little easier and...

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