Now moved to the design forum
I've been using lockbox for the last couple of years, one board by Royal, another by AB3, I really liek them but have sold the AB3 board before I came to Oz as I needed to thin the quiver. Actually wish I hadn't sold it but there you go, you live and learn. On the other side, I'd like another set of fins for the Royal Dynamo I have but can you get lockbox in Oz, can you feck
Futures everywhere, FCS everywhere, few dealers selling boards with the new FCS design too but I am also hearing stroies from local repairers about them getting the new design in for repairs already and that the plugs are blown or the little bar that holds the fin in place just doesn't last. However, that being said and at the end of the day, this is a new design, it is bound to have some failures in the early years and it has got a hell of a lot to do with how good the shaper is that fits the fins, hell, it might not even be the shaper that fits the fins in some places!
I guess if you buy a mass produced factory board that has a rep for less than top notch glassing you might as well be suspect about the installation of a new-to-the-market fin plug design too.
That's my 2 cents worthy anyway