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I’m confused, my current 22 Transition Finder I bought last season has the 26cm taper (even on the included spec sheet it shipped with). I was looking to get the 23 Transition Finder this season based on the review on GoodRide and Angrysnowboarder who also mentions the taper changed between the 22 and 23 model Transition Finder which makes them like the new season model 18mm taper even more.
 

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When did you order your 21/22? I know someone who got their 21/22 (I think around Dec/Jan or earlier) and the spec on the sticker was the new, smaller taper. I emailed Korua in January this year about the taper discrepancy on the website vs the sticker and they told me they are shipping the smaller taper version. That said... both scenarios/versions of the Transition Finder appear to be true since yours is of the original taper.
 

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When did you order your 21/22? I know someone who got their 21/22 (I think around Dec/Jan or earlier) and the spec on the sticker was the new, smaller taper. I emailed Korua in January this year about the taper discrepancy on the website vs the sticker and they told me they are shipping the smaller taper version. That said... both scenarios/versions of the Transition Finder appear to be true since yours is of the original taper.
You make a valid point. I guess it appears to depend on timing in the season. I got mine in Nov 21. Apparently they made the taper change mid-season but were sold out at most shops. I wonder if they simply were clearing out the older Tranny Finder models before the actual transition (see what I did there?) to the new taper.
 

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They don't really follow season by season model upgrade, like other brands. They just refill or replace or discontinue when the stock is over. The new "transition finder" came around some time last years, they were selling both (tranny and transition) at some point.

It might be a bit confusing for upgrades like this one, but I think it's super smart for stock management (and overconsumption).
 

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I have a 2021 Transition Finder with the 18 taper and have ridden both sizes of the old and new shape. Try measuring the widest point at the nose of your board and see which one it is. If it says Transition rather than Tranny on the topsheet then its 99.9% likely to be the new shape, regardless of what the sticker says. It rides slightly different. It kind of depends what you want, the "wooooaaah this feels weird and I think I love it" sensation that comes from the classic Korua dimensions (324/269/293) is a bit reduced in favour of it being better switch, a bit more nimble and a bit less likely to get knocked around in choppy stuff. The Transition Finder 54 is the same dimensions as the Pencil 59, a board that while still very much a Korua, rides a bit more like a normal freeride board.
 
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