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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2005 5:08 pm 
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A dealer mentioned, in passing, something about new, longer, Mirage Drive fins. Is there any more information about that?
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:15 pm 
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The longer fins are not yet available. They are still in R&D.

They are a little longer, have a flat head shape (squared off) and have a new core that is designed to hold the foil shape more consistently under load.

We are still reviewing materials for the best stiffness.

They will push the Mirage faster with a slower cadence.

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 Post subject: Re: Fins
PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:19 am 
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Thanks.
Would the new fins be intended to retrofit into exiting Mirage drives?


mmiller wrote:
The longer fins are not yet available. They are still in R&D.

They are a little longer, have a flat head shape (squared off) and have a new core that is designed to hold the foil shape more consistently under load.

We are still reviewing materials for the best stiffness.

They will push the Mirage faster with a slower cadence.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2005 11:37 pm 
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and will they be available on the new Adventure?


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 3:34 pm 
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They are intended to fit all drives. The Adventure included. Not likely to be standard on any model. We are planning a kit. Two long fins and two longer masts.

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 Post subject: Re: Fins
PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2005 1:25 pm 
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mmiller wrote:
The longer fins are not yet available. They are still in R&D. We are still reviewing materials for the best stiffness. They will push the Mirage faster with a slower cadence.
Do you need a beta tester? :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2005 1:21 am 
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Do you need a beta tester?


Or two?


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 Post subject: Beta Testers?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2005 10:42 am 
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We have a few, but I will let you know if the engineers want more!

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