View Full Version : evo 75 wood or technora

25th October 2006, 01:04 PM
I want buy an evo 75 but the wood model is not available in shop before january.exept the weight what are the differences between wood and technora.about confort,solid,start planing
thank you for your answers.

30th October 2006, 01:12 PM
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30th October 2006, 06:25 PM
There has been a server upgrade and I think your question got lost somewhere.

Both Technora and Wood use the so called Dur-x construction which is the strongest availiable. Both have heel bumpers, special reinfocements etc. I would say the main differnce is weight and price. A good thing about Technora is that its easier to fix up nicely if you get a damage to the area where the wood is on a wood board. Some people claim a slighlty nicer flex in the wood version too, but the difference is not huge wrt this.

31st October 2006, 02:12 PM
Ok thank you for your answer
I have bought the evo 75 technora.I must try it tomorow if Eole wants to blow.About the fin I think try a 21 cm for 4.7 and 19.5 for 4 m (weight 75 kg).Spot side onshore.what do you think about this choice?

don pietro

31st October 2006, 09:26 PM
Congrats on the new board. ABout the fins, it depends a lot exactly on the design of the particular fins. The original Drake Natural is a GREAT fin, but it sails very small. I think you will actually find the 22cm just about perfect for 4.7 and very good for 4.0 too (I've even used it with 3,5). If anything,, I would rather get a bigger fin if you're gonna use sails over 5.0-5.3. 22 may sound big, but the fact is tht the fins sail small and the EVO in most situation like a slightly bigger fin.