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  1. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    What did your buddy do to break the toe?

    What did your buddy do to break the toe?
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    Not sure if you've come across this thread:...

    Not sure if you've come across this thread: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/323407-Shift-vs-Tectons/page4
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    Came home from work and was greeted to the...

    Came home from work and was greeted to the replacement toe pieces from Black Diamond sitting at my doorstep. Got here in about 4 days from when I got the email from the BD rep.
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    Just heard back from BD and received a similar...

    Just heard back from BD and received a similar response as TahoeJ. BD is sending out the new toe pieces and stated that I can send in the old toe pieces when they're swapped out. They also gave this...
  5. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    When did you contact BD about replacing the toes?...

    When did you contact BD about replacing the toes? Put in my inquiry on 12/17 via their website, but aside from the auto reply, have not heard back yet.
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    Put in an inquiry to BD as well and will report...

    Put in an inquiry to BD as well and will report back if/when I hear something.
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    If you use the panorama function on your phone's...

    If you use the panorama function on your phone's camera, it'll minimize the fisheye distortion.
  8. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Thanks Lee, much appreciated.

    Thanks Lee, much appreciated.
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    Does filing down the toe bumper affect the...

    Does filing down the toe bumper affect the release mechanism at all while in ski mode?
  10. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Here are some photos of the 90mm 17/18 Tectons...

    Here are some photos of the 90mm 17/18 Tectons (:frown:) mounted onto my V6 with a 96mm waist. The first photo is with the brake arms deployed. The tips when deployed are about 109mm apart, so...
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    Huh, that's interesting. I purchased mine only...

    Huh, that's interesting. I purchased mine only the Friday before Thanksgiving and was sent the old versions. Well, supposed it's too late now since they're already at the shop getting mounted.
  12. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    The plastic stopper toe piece for the 18/19 looks...

    The plastic stopper toe piece for the 18/19 looks to have been widened a bit. I think it can be flipped forward to be more recessed and lay flat to allow more range and avoid the boot indentation....
  13. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Which brake width did you purchase? I bought the...

    Which brake width did you purchase? I bought the 90mm and was sent the old 2017-2018 version. Super fast shipping for me as well. Took only 5 days for delivery.
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    Thanks for posting! The toe redesign does look...

    Thanks for posting! The toe redesign does look less protruding.
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    If it makes sense, you can always try carrying a...

    If it makes sense, you can always try carrying a breaker bar as well to help in loosening the lug off without an impact wrench.
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    My Forester with WRG3s was a great combo for here...

    My Forester with WRG3s was a great combo for here in California. Were solid in the snowy mountain roads and wore surprisingly well overall as a year-round tire. Did notice that they didn't perform as...
  17. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Received my 90mm Tectons today. Surprisingly fast...

    Received my 90mm Tectons today. Surprisingly fast shipping from Barrabes. Though I have not mounted them onto my V6 skis yet, I did put one of the brakes into the brake clip/housing (not sure of...
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    The name is well deserved...ha

    The name is well deserved...ha
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    😁

    😁
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    This was Cody Townsend's response in the comments...

    This was Cody Townsend's response in the comments section of the Blister Gear review:


    Cody Townsend
    July 28, 2018 at 12:43 pm | Reply
    Hey Jane,

    Yes. That was a problem that popped up in the...
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    Hmmm...not sure what happened to my post, but a...

    Hmmm...not sure what happened to my post, but a Hyundai Kona AWD with 1.6L turbo might be worth checking out as well. It goes at 175HP with a 180lbs of TQ. It's spec'd the way the Crosstrek should...
  22. Thread: Shift vs Tectons

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    Agreed. Have bought climbing gear from them...

    Agreed. Have bought climbing gear from them before and went without a hitch.
  23. Thread: Shift vs Tectons

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    I don't mind posting deals, just a newb to this...

    I don't mind posting deals, just a newb to this forum so wasn't sure of the etiquette in posting them. I've been in some forums where I got lambasted for posting deals publicly. Apparently ruined it...
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    PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    Taking everything into consideration, I decided...

    Taking everything into consideration, I decided to go with the Tecton 90mm. The decision was based on a multitude of reasons. In terms being run as a daily driver for resort duty the majority of the...
  26. Thread: Shift vs Tectons

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    Thanks for the responses everyone. They all...

    Thanks for the responses everyone. They all really help out with the decision making. Again, I'm not a hardcharging rider by any means and only go at 135 lbs so the Tectons seem like they'd okay for...
  27. Thread: Shift vs Tectons

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    Shift vs Tectons

    I hope folks don't mind this new post and apologies in advance if this isn't the appropriate subforum to post this question. I've asked this question in the Tecton thread, but thought other folks ...
  28. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Thanks for the additional clarification regarding...

    Thanks for the additional clarification regarding the fitment. I have the Voile V6, but can't remember what sidewall construction they have. Regarding the type of binding, ideally would love a...
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    Not sure if this adds anymore to the discussion,...

    Not sure if this adds anymore to the discussion, but here's a reply I received from a retailer inquiring the version of the Tectons they are selling:

    "We have no information about a new model. The...
  30. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Thanks @1000_oaks for the further clarification....

    Thanks @1000_oaks for the further clarification. So it does seem then that I'd have to file the tips in order to fit the 90s on my 96mm ski?
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    Thanks. I saw this post, but was just a bit...

    Thanks. I saw this post, but was just a bit confused at what the "Tips at Topsheet" means. Based on the description, am I right to understand that if I don't grind down the plastic tips of the 90mm...
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    Using the Mammut Serenity 8.7mm. It handles well,...

    Using the Mammut Serenity 8.7mm. It handles well, feeds through the Gri Gri easily, durable, and super lightweight.
  33. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    I'm looking at the Tectons for my 96mm waist ski....

    I'm looking at the Tectons for my 96mm waist ski. From reading everyone's posts, is the 90mm the way to go? Sounds like the 100mm would be huge on the 96mm ski.
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