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    As mentioned elsewhere, I feel it's worthwhile to...

    As mentioned elsewhere, I feel it's worthwhile to try to talk people out of suicide, even random strangers. I hope you decide to wait a year or two before buying that model if ever. If that's being...
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    i ski mostly used thrift store gear. You're the...

    i ski mostly used thrift store gear. You're the one who is so passionate. I'm just echoing what's already been posted about how sketchy it seems that those things disintegrated even without that...
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    Oh? Are you, or did you already???

    Oh? Are you, or did you already???
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    I'd like to see testimonials from anyone who...

    I'd like to see testimonials from anyone who bought Zens AFTER reading this thread instead of trying to defend the purchase they made BEFORE it came to night that some are failing in the field...
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    Just be sure your "stomp pad" is properly...

    Just be sure your "stomp pad" is properly calibrated before going that big..
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    Wasn't it a high level pro skier who was on the...

    Wasn't it a high level pro skier who was on the Shift when the heels cracked? I'd say that failure's likely to go viral quicker than the G3 simply because the OP doesn't have the media exposure that...
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    Only if there are instances of catastrophic...

    Only if there are instances of catastrophic DOUBLE failure on the first run of the first day from every other vendor. Then trying to add a little plastic block after the fact and act like it was...
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    Looks like they responded with some apologist BS...

    Looks like they responded with some apologist BS blaming the victim for the missing stomp pad..sending them another box of impending doom.. because they knew these kinds of problems were definitely...
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    Also no mention of the stomp pad, no photos of...

    Also no mention of the stomp pad, no photos of stomp pad where there is no brake either.....
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    This is why I suggested that they already knew...

    This is why I suggested that they already knew there might be trouble brewing with these. Somewhere in testing somewhere something failed and that's why they added the "stomp pad" and revised the...
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    It was the FIRST run after the first ascent...

    It was the FIRST run after the first ascent right? It was the first run of the first day on them. That's what I thought OP said initially.
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    Better factor in the kind of terrain their...

    Better factor in the kind of terrain their customers like to ski and what can happen during another failure of that magnitude where the consequences are a lot higher. People will go to jail if...
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    Say G3 had to recall and refund every Zed in the...

    Say G3 had to recall and refund every Zed in the wild or replace it with a totally different stronger heel piece? Are they on solid enough financial ground to pull that off if they had to? Add in...
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    Fritschi or bust LOL

    Fritschi or bust LOL
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    Plenty, but not enough snow to ski it most of the...

    Plenty, but not enough snow to ski it most of the time. Highest lift served elevation east of the Mississippi. But we have to travel west or north for harder lift served or hike to with snow...
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    Agreed, the root cause of the problem is...

    Agreed, the root cause of the problem is independent of the stomp pad. The stomp pad greatly reduces the stress on the weak link preventing the problem from causing catastrophic failure... at least...
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    I think you should ski the same line again as...

    I think you should ski the same line again as soon as you have them ready to go... and make sure you are filming!
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    It's those damned vaccines my parents made me...

    It's those damned vaccines my parents made me take..
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    No, I'm saying I ski bindings that are definitely...

    No, I'm saying I ski bindings that are definitely sketchy but wouldn't ski those G3 Zeds after seeing that carnage. When a brand freakin new binding does that there's your sign that even mounted...
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    Ya, if leaving out the brake or plastic pad...

    Ya, if leaving out the brake or plastic pad caused BOTH to disintegrate catastrophically on the first day of use the problems are far more severe than installation error, I don't care what they say. ...
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    Ya, if leaving out the brake or plastic pad...

    Ya, if leaving out the brake or plastic pad caused BOTH to disintegrate catastrophically on the first day of use the problems are far more severe than installation error, I don't care what they say. ...
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    When I worked in retail management these things...

    When I worked in retail management these things usually went down like this.. Corporate HQ of vendor/brand didn't keep any inventory/stock at corporate HQ, they only had the prototypes there. ...
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    Unless you're stomping a landing on a hard snow...

    Unless you're stomping a landing on a hard snow or thin cover surface, then the boot will smash down on the ski..
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    THIS. Especially if they're not made locally. ...

    THIS. Especially if they're not made locally. It's not all that uncommon for a vendor to only have prototypes on site at corporate HQ having actual product shipped directly from China or a...
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    I was responding to the allegation that...

    I was responding to the allegation that PowderWindWaves was an AI bot and not a human. Sure, folks can pretty easily set up "AI" to open chats on a landing page and regurgitate answers from a...
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    The google alerts are pretty useful easy though..

    The google alerts are pretty useful easy though..
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    Still need a human to sort out real customer...

    Still need a human to sort out real customer issues from trolls and other crap. I spent the past decade working for one of the largest global networking equipment, services, and software companies...
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    Or, perhaps they knew there might be a problem...

    Or, perhaps they knew there might be a problem with these products out in the wild and have a marketing coordinator/social media manager doing searches a couple times a week with key words G3 and...
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    Ya, no doubt they are hoping that this is some...

    Ya, no doubt they are hoping that this is some really odd set of circumstances and that no more will blow apart like that regardless of how they were installed. It could even be something as weird...
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    Might it be that the stomp pad may have been...

    Might it be that the stomp pad may have been added later when they discovered the incidence of catastrophic failure without them??
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    Sudden and catastrophic failure when used without...

    Sudden and catastrophic failure when used without the brake or other 3/8ths inch pad under the boot seems indicative of bigger materials or design flaws to me as well. We all know this stuff gets...
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    Ya, it should take a sledge hammer to make a...

    Ya, it should take a sledge hammer to make a binding look like that. Even the most horrible mount, missing brakes, pads, etc it shouldn't crumble like that. 30 year old plastic on a minus 30 degree...
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    I'm still pretty shocked at the way those...

    I'm still pretty shocked at the way those carbon/nylon/composite parts shattered even if a brake or pad was missing. I'd like to think my bindings are built strong enough to where they'll pull out...
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    Maybe Charles De Mar skied across them?

    Maybe Charles De Mar skied across them?
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    Store credit for both the skis and bindings.. OP...

    Store credit for both the skis and bindings.. OP shouldn't have to ski on extra holes for the decision to go with a different binding after this disaster..
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