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    In a previous life I ran both a Steelcase...

    In a previous life I ran both a Steelcase dealership and then a Herman Miller dealer and I've been using the same Aeron in my home office for 17 years and my missus used a Steelcase Please for 15...
  2. Poll: Plus your screws should not be bottoming-out in...

    Plus your screws should not be bottoming-out in the insert.
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    That's not a Kingpin heel, it's a Jester/Griffon...

    That's not a Kingpin heel, it's a Jester/Griffon heel. New toe is interesting though. Why do you want to help Marker? If you're connected to them you should say so.
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    IMO you can't beat Dominator Zoom lime universal....

    IMO you can't beat Dominator Zoom lime universal. Not the cheapest but it's got a very wide snow temperature operating range. I've used it for years and I use it in my workshop on all my customers...
  5. I do during the season but in the off season I...

    I do during the season but in the off season I don't bother. No reason why you couldn't though.
  6. Just remove the batteries. No need to...

    Just remove the batteries. No need to discharge/deploy etc, just leave it. Then recharge from the mains when needed again. Any residual charge left in the system just means a faster recharge. And...
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    Yep. I installed inserts in to quite a few Kore's...

    Yep. I installed inserts in to quite a few Kore's without issue.
  8. mdf9e4, Scott are offering a 40 litre pack for...

    mdf9e4, Scott are offering a 40 litre pack for 19/20 and it's available either as a full system (pack + the E1 gubbins) or as a pack only in to which you can install the E1 system from you BD pack....
  9. Never heard of shortening at the tip end. I've...

    Never heard of shortening at the tip end. I've shortened plenty at the grip end using your method. On composite/carbon poles you should wrap the pole in masking tape and cut it with a fine hacksaw...
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    This is an easy remount. The rear toe hole...

    This is an easy remount. The rear toe hole locations clash but both bindings have those holes at 40mm centres so you just mount the Attacks back a few mm and you can then share the rear STH2 holes....
  11. You don't know what you don't know :biggrin:

    You don't know what you don't know :biggrin:
  12. There's never any pizza left over in my shop.

    There's never any pizza left over in my shop.
  13. I've hot boxed hundreds of pairs of skis with the...

    I've hot boxed hundreds of pairs of skis with the bindings on for four hours at 150F/65C with absolutely no ill affect on the binding grease, or anything else.
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    The new Hoji Free Tours have a full AT sole so...

    The new Hoji Free Tours have a full AT sole so there's not a hope in hell of them fitting in a alpine/GW AFD - well not without a lot of sole grinding. Your best bet would be the WTR AFD but you'll...
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    Whitedot Ragnarok ASYM

    Whitedot Ragnarok ASYM
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    The pivot shafts/pins are not available...

    The pivot shafts/pins are not available seperately but if you go to any Salomon/Atomic dealer and order part no. L376503001 then in about a week they'll receive a bag containing 2no. toe base plates,...
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    LOL

    LOL
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    That part is not available as a spare. Look (like...

    That part is not available as a spare. Look (like all of the other binding makers) don't list part numbers for every component and don't offer every part as a spare. Here's the 19-20 Parts List. The...
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    Pivot/FKS 18 GripWalk AFD

    Just placed my 19/20 spare parts order with Look for delivery in Sept/Oct and thought that the P18 loving mags might be interested to know that a replacement GripWalk AFD will be available from then....
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    Any Atomic or Salomon retailer can order in the...

    Any Atomic or Salomon retailer can order in the part from Amer. Assuming it's available you'd get it in about a week.
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    The vast majority of my toe shimming work is...

    The vast majority of my toe shimming work is based upon a shim thickness determined from a Neutralizer Balancer which uses a flat horizontal surface as its initial reference hence the need to measure...
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    Your logic is only correct for MNC toes that have...

    Your logic is only correct for MNC toes that have a adjustable height toe wings with the boot sitting on a fixed height AFD, like the Warden. On a Shift it's the other way around. And if the WTR toe...
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    Yep, I use a jig to plot the hole locations and...

    Yep, I use a jig to plot the hole locations and drill them on a vertical mill with a stubby bit to avoid the usual 'wander' that you often get when drilling acrylic.

    The Shift has fixed height...
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    Read the posts above on that exact subject.

    Read the posts above on that exact subject.
  26. Had my Look rep in my shop yesterday asking why...

    Had my Look rep in my shop yesterday asking why I've ordered so few bindings for 19/20. My answer was the same as last year: "no MNC offering" I sell loads of Wardens and Attack AT's, in both the...
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    A bit of toe shimming action: ...

    A bit of toe shimming action:

    http://snowmediazone.com/the_zone/data/500/medium/Shift_6mm_toe_shims.jpg
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    +1. I've use them in my Mercurys/Vulcans for...

    +1. I've use them in my Mercurys/Vulcans for years. Yes, technically they're not the same as sole canting but they work for me.


    Total bollux. I've done hundreds of shim set-ups for people,...
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    Not a real problem using the 120mm crampon, not...

    Not a real problem using the 120mm crampon, not the best solution but ok. I was pretty scathing of Salomon when they announced that they were only offering 100mm and 120mm crampons and not a 110mm....
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    Vulcans/Mercurys have a number of very hard...

    Vulcans/Mercurys have a number of very hard rubber pads within their soles to specifically counted this issue.
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    Nice work.

    Nice work.
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    :D
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    That's not a Radical 2.0, the underside of which...

    That's not a Radical 2.0, the underside of which looks like this:
    http://snowmediazone.com/the_zone/data/500/medium/Rad_2_heel_underside_.jpg

    What you have was originally sold as the Radical...
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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...
  36. Thread: B.A.M.

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    This is the Shift Red people have been asking...

    This is the Shift Red people have been asking for. Time will tell whether there's sufficient numbers of that customer profile (who'll accept the weight penalty over a Shift) to make it viable.
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    Scott Scrapper 95 or the 95W

    Scott Scrapper 95 or the 95W
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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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    FS: Dynafit Rad 2 ST's & FT's to clear!

    I'm having a clear-out of some stock which I can ship to the US tax free so with the current weak GBP to US$ should make the prices attractive:

    4no. pairs of Radical 2 ST 120mm @ GBP245.00 each...
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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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    Yep I'm selling, I think I've got over 20 sets...

    Yep I'm selling, I think I've got over 20 sets available. But standard airmail isn't quick, usually 10-14 days but I can't give a guaranteed date. The parcel will be delivered by USPS at your end. If...
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    Dynafit crampons work fine with Kingpins that are...

    Dynafit crampons work fine with Kingpins that are mounted for a 315mm sole length and longer otherwise the leading edge will crash with the tour/ski lever.

    Dynafit have distributed directly to UK...
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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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    This ^. The Ripsticks do not have different...

    This ^. The Ripsticks do not have different sidecuts on each side of the ski, the difference is only in the rocker/camber.

    From Elans website:
    "The Amphibio profile is a revolutionary ski design...
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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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