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Q: Slalom Waterski ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Slalom Waterski
Category: Sports and Recreation > Hobbies and Crafts
Asked by: bigeumd-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 15 Apr 2004 18:10 PDT
Expires: 15 May 2004 18:10 PDT
Question ID: 331013
My father recently handed down to me the slalom waterski that he
learned to ski on.  The ski was bought In Minnesota at Sears during
the mid 1970s.  It is an orange ski with the name "Banana Peel" on it.
 The ski had a plastic fin which was screwed into the ski(Very unlike
skis nowadays which have metal fins). The ski itself is made out of
wood.  This plstic fin recently broke.  Where can I find a replacement
plastic fin for this ski?
Subject: Re: Slalom Waterski
Answered By: journalist-ga on 16 Apr 2004 08:17 PDT
Greetings Bigeumd:

Here are links from which you may purchase a plastic replacement fin
for your slalom ski:

These are made by the same manufacturer, Sea Bowld. 

Should you require clarification of the links or information I've
provided, please request it and I'll be happy to respond.

Best regards,


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Subject: Re: Slalom Waterski
From: redhoss-ga on 16 Apr 2004 06:30 PDT
A friend of mine had the exact ski you are talking about and I even
used it several times. Hard to believe something so crude was state of
the art back then. Unless you could find an old ski similar to the
"Banana Peel" you are probably out of luck. As I remember that same
plastic fin or one very similar was used on many slaloms back then.
The next improvement was the use of cast aluminum. Maybe you could
fabricate a fin out of aluminum and paint it black. It would look like
the original and actually be stronger.

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