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    19/20 list price in the UK is the same as this...

    19/20 list price in the UK is the same as this season at GBP400 (ie GBP333.33 + 20% UK/EU tax)
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    Rubber hinge spacer now sorted (used an...

    Rubber hinge spacer now sorted (used an off-the-shelf cable grommet but cold temperature performance is an unknown) and the lock nuts swapped out for a proper washer/nylock nut. Assembly is rock...
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    GoldenBC, impressive wound. Whilst you're laid up...

    GoldenBC, impressive wound. Whilst you're laid up I'd get working on incorporating a 30' drop to a flat landing in to your story! Best wishes for a speedy recovery. .
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    Had a chance this afternoon to do a bit of...

    Had a chance this afternoon to do a bit of measuring of my protptype climbing bar angles measured off a Shift that was mounted for my Dynafit Mercury 304mm bsl boot (which actually measures 306mm in...
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    I knocked this up from an off cut of alu bar I...

    I knocked this up from an off cut of alu bar I had in my scrap bin so was limited by the size if the stock but it'd be easy to include a prutruding 'wing' on each side for easy activation with a pole...
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    XXX-er, Yep, I've used the slot in the existing...

    XXX-er, Yep, I've used the slot in the existing climbing bar.

    Just slimmed it down a bit so it comes in at sub 40g.
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    My prototype Shift high climbing bar: ...

    My prototype Shift high climbing bar:

    http://snowmediazone.com/the_zone/data/500/medium/High_Climbing_Bar_-_flat.jpg...
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    Yes, no, maybe. Probably depends upon the...

    Yes, no, maybe. Probably depends upon the make/model of boot (ie solid or hollow lugs etc) and your skill level. A metal insert would have to be fitted to avoid rapid erosion etc. In the grand scheme...
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    More speed :D

    More speed :D
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    All the brands use super hard anodised aluminium...

    All the brands use super hard anodised aluminium so not only very difficult to bend they'll likely to crack pretty quickly if you try. Most of them have enough meat on them to grind a bit off the...
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    The 100mm crampon is 106mm internal face to face...

    The 100mm crampon is 106mm internal face to face and the 120mm is 126mm internal face to face. Bend (if you can) at your own risk.
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    Use the 'Search Thread' function at the top of...

    Use the 'Search Thread' function at the top of this page - the template's in here somewhere.
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    GBP59.00 (inc 20% UK VAT) from me, when I had 'em.

    GBP59.00 (inc 20% UK VAT) from me, when I had 'em.
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    Just saw that. There's very few left out there on...

    Just saw that. There's very few left out there on the shelves. See that they're also profiteering as the list price should be approx €66 not €90! And, as AFAIK, Sport Conrad don't ship to the...
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    Nope, they only do a 100mm (which is 106mm...

    Nope, they only do a 100mm (which is 106mm internal face to face) and a 120mm (which is 126mm internal face to face).

    I was initially critical of them not doing a 110mm but the mounting brackets...
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    I chased Salomon again yesterday re more Shift...

    I chased Salomon again yesterday re more Shift crampons and they're still out of stock of both 100mm/120mm widths and their next stock won't hit their warehouse until April & May respectively...
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    Pic attached of the Shift & STH2 WTR mounting...

    Pic attached of the Shift & STH2 WTR mounting locations, both mounting on the line with the jigs set to the same bsl (310mm in this case). As you can see the Shifts middle toe location share the rear...
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    I use QK inserts so using shims is a doddle. I...

    I use QK inserts so using shims is a doddle. I wouldn't use any shim with the stock screws so you're going to have source longer ones. A good ski tech will have a big box of spare screws on the shelf...
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    turnfarmer, I've got Mercurys/Vulcans which have...

    turnfarmer, I've got Mercurys/Vulcans which have 8mm of delta in the Shift. I like 2mm of delta so I'll use a 6mm shim. Previously ran a 5mm shim with Beast 14's to give the same angle.


    That's...
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    Just made myself some delta reducing shims: ...

    Just made myself some delta reducing shims:

    http://snowmediazone.com/the_zone/data/500/medium/Shift_delta_shims.jpg
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    Do you have the 1st gen Cochise's with the...

    Do you have the 1st gen Cochise's with the interchangeable alpine/tech soles?
    If yes then I've got a Shift customer who's recently back from his first week of use on his Shifts (on Nordica Enforcer...
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    That's my method also.

    That's my method also.
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    burrito, my comment was related to the use of a...

    burrito, my comment was related to the use of a Hawx boot (thats sole has been modded to fit the Shift AFD) then being used in a STH2 WTR binding. The STH2 has a fixed AFD on to which the smooth...
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    It shouldn't affect it at all as the area of sole...

    It shouldn't affect it at all as the area of sole that has been removed shouldn't be sitting on the AFD.
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    addict, did you source some replacement toe studs...

    addict, did you source some replacement toe studs as my spares stock arrived a few days (and few days earlier than Salomon had originally confirmed for)?
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    Yes it is.

    Yes it is.
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    There's your problem. I'd be surprised if that...

    There's your problem. I'd be surprised if that kind of skiing was in their design brief.
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    You want part number L4075110001 which is for a...

    You want part number L4075110001 which is for a pair of toe studs inc the mounting screws. In typical ski industry fashion Salomon/Atomic have not had any spares available since the Shift was...
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    Just got back from the annual UK trade show were...

    Just got back from the annual UK trade show were Salomon confirmed that the Shift is unchanged in spec/price for 19/20 and that a lower din version will not be available in 19/20.
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    Just gone to edit my post and its disappeared....

    Just gone to edit my post and its disappeared. Anyways, yes, it's ok adjusting up to the stop line.
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    Salomon brakes have always snagged together like...

    Salomon brakes have always snagged together like that.
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    Stick with the 100's as their internal width is...

    Stick with the 100's as their internal width is 108mm so they'll only need a little tweak, especially if you've got a nice rounded top sheet/sidewall junction. Whereas the 110's are actually 118mm...
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    Never heard of "kash" before - we call it...

    Never heard of "kash" before - we call it backlash on this side of the pond.
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    Go to a good bootfitter and they will choose the...

    Go to a good bootfitter and they will choose the boot for your feet/requirements - and if it does happen to have Quick Step inserts read my posts #1016 and #1253 in this thread then go skiing.
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    So who didn't do a dummy mount first then...

    So who didn't do a dummy mount first then :nonono2:

    Looking at the ski (with the tip to the left) and without a boot installed the rear face of the upper heel unit (as indicated in green in fig 3...
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    My stock order of 100mm crampons arrived today....

    My stock order of 100mm crampons arrived today. The 120mm versions measure 126mm internally but some of the 100mm'ers are a tad tighter with 50% measuring 105mm and the balance 106mm.
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    'Cause the Masterstep/Quick Step toe inserts have...

    'Cause the Masterstep/Quick Step toe inserts have a vertical ridge that protrudes from the perimeter of the boot sole they technically don't pass the AT boot standard but if you see the pic in my...
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    Chinese counterfeit clone, $99 off ebay. You've...

    Chinese counterfeit clone, $99 off ebay. You've been had!
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    Can't recall if this has been mentioned here but...

    Can't recall if this has been mentioned here but there's an issue with the Hawx boot when trying to set the toe height on the Shift due to the edge of the vibram rubber sole fouling the black AFD...
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    What I meant was that it's annoying that most...

    What I meant was that it's annoying that most jigs don't put the heels in the middle of the adjustment, which is what most lay people would expect - and which would be make it a lot simpler when...
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    Re Spare Toe Studs I'd say 30 out of the 50 odd...

    Re Spare Toe Studs
    I'd say 30 out of the 50 odd Shift mounts I've done so have have been done with inserts so I figured I best order some spare studs as it won't be long before I get a call from...
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    Yep, annoyingly & like many other jigs, the Shift...

    Yep, annoyingly & like many other jigs, the Shift jig doesn't put the heel in the centre of adjustment. On my measurements using the jig leaves 18mm of forward adjustment and 12mm of rearward...
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    Gentle knock the factory screw out of the toe...

    Gentle knock the factory screw out of the toe stud (very little force needed) and replace with 8mm flat head M5's with their heads turned/ground down to 8mm in diameter to look like this:
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    A...
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    Assuming the same bsl for both you'll get a clash...

    Assuming the same bsl for both you'll get a clash with the rear toe locations on the Pivot with the central toe holes on the Shift. You'll need to mount the Shifts at either -8mm or +12mm to get 10mm...
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    Your pics are exactly what I'd expect given the...

    Your pics are exactly what I'd expect given the criteria you've used and yes, you're good to go - albeit that you're at the shortest end of the adjustment range.
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    If you're going to do a job...............

    If you're going to do a job...............
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    No, the delta does change. You just have to...

    No, the delta does change. You just have to measure from the base of the ski to the underside of the sole at the toe and the heel and compare that to the boot sitting on a flat surface (the boot...
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    Shift delta with Mercurys/Vulcans is 8mm.

    Shift delta with Mercurys/Vulcans is 8mm.
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    Thanks fellas, that's great info.

    Thanks fellas, that's great info.
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    LeeLau, are you still sking the Salomon MTN...

    LeeLau, are you still sking the Salomon MTN binding? I'm looking in to the possibility of a Shift/MTN dual insert mount but I don't have a MTN jig or set of MTN's to play with. The MTN toe holes have...
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