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DV8 Reverse

This is another reverse quad version of the DV8 fins, in this case we have the DV8-400 and the DV8-550. The 400 was designed to be primarily used as a back fin in a quad setup so it is a little ...

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We have decided to give our PHAT FOILS their very own logo that will be used to differentiate fins made with these foils.

Eventually we will also be using this logo on our custom fins that feature these ...

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DV8 550 TWIN

One of the recent posts updating the status of the DV8 testing mentioned that we were in the process of testing different color combination for the hybrid fiberglass/G-10 construction method.

Here ...

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WING Fin

Interspersed with all of the DV8 testing we have been testing this new foil fin wing thing!

It is made up of a mast fin that has been tapped to accept a couple of bolts that will allow us to try different ...

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XTC 450CW Wing Center Fins

Along with the development work we have been doing on the DV8 fins we have also been making a few of these interesting center fins for thrusters. This is our standard XTC 450C center ...

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DV8 513 TWIN Design

As mentioned at the end of the most recent post we were going to experiment with different colors to see how they combined with the G-10 backing plate.

Here is the first of those ...

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DV8 413F & 513 QUAD Design

In the last post we mentioned that we had one more experiment we wanted to perform with the construction of these fins. Well the above photo is the result of this latest ...

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DV8 550 Fin Design

As part of our continued development of the DV8 series of fins we recently did an experiment with the way we were constructing the new thick fins we are testing.

The main motivation for this experiment ...

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TX 500 Fin Design

Not only have we been working on the DV8 and Q3 designs, in the background we have also been working on the next generation version of our venerable THUMB center ...

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DV8 Testing Update 4

We have been continuing to test the new DV8 designs and so far we are very encouraged by how these fins are performing, very encouraging!

At the moment we have embarked on a slightly different ...

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DV8 Test Setup #2

This report is an addendum to the previous report, which used the combo shown below.

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DV8 Test Setup #2

This is a report on the second round of testing with the next evolution of the DV8 design series.

The fins in the setup as tested are the DV8-400F front fin (part of the split ...

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DV8 Split Keel Fins Drawing

The first testing of the configuration shown above has been completed, below is a photo of the test fins setup in a board.

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DV8 Experimental Fins Drawing

This design has now be renamed the DV8!

We have started working on a new design that will be tested this winter season. Actually some testing has already been ...

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WTF Design Timeline

Thought it might be interesting if people could see the timeline of where the design for the WTF-425 fin came from and the progression of the shape.

It all started in a time long ago with the ...

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