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    From the Amer sales perspective it’s pretty...

    From the Amer sales perspective it’s pretty fucking awesome... many retailers Shift purchases and sales are eclipsing other brands entire accounts.

    I’m mostly stoked on my pair. Ski better than...
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    I think he is talking about ski mode.

    I think he is talking about ski mode.
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    Has anyone the strength of the pins and toe arms...

    Has anyone the strength of the pins and toe arms in tour mode? I,e, long glides on mellow down slopes while generally heading up hill. Given how combersome transitions are, I see a lot of folks just...
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    You’re assuming there is a standard ‘sole-to-boot...

    You’re assuming there is a standard ‘sole-to-boot board’ thickness across all boots. Without any evidence and just based on experience I’d say that’s not true and boots with full rocker soles...
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    Issue with fixed afd bindings like the Warden/STH...

    Issue with fixed afd bindings like the Warden/STH is while the binding delta is always the same, you see more variable in internal delta due to different sole styles changing the distance between the...
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    Tour’d up a groomer and skied down just fine on...

    Tour’d up a groomer and skied down just fine on my production pair. Didn’t experience the brakes deploying in tour mode like they did on sample pair last spring. If durability doesn’t become an issue...
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    Most quickstep boots aren’t going to be used with...

    Most quickstep boots aren’t going to be used with shifts anyways. Maestrales are really the only one. I wouldn’t really view it as an AMER overdose. Quick step was not developed for compatibility...
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    Are your brakes catching on each other? Pushing...

    Are your brakes catching on each other? Pushing down on the brakes (in tour mode) will pop them out. Pretty easy for brakes to catch on each other in the skin track especially on steeper side hills...
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    Only current binding with vertical toe release is...

    Only current binding with vertical toe release is look fulldrive toe, aka anything with a max din of 14 or less. No other standard binding has vertical toe release
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    Yes x2

    Yes x2
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    Anything with quick step inserts is non compliant...

    Anything with quick step inserts is non compliant to 9523 (or 5355) and currently won’t be indemnified with shifts by Amer (or Wardens and Guardians for that matter).

    Will they work fine?...
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    Not difficult, especially when taking the binding...

    Not difficult, especially when taking the binding of the ski. Not going to be the easiest binding to swap over, 9 screws, put together in sequence, if possible it might be best to see if you can get...
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    Lou is talking about beast inserts not the boots.

    Lou is talking about beast inserts not the boots.
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    Remember when we just bent 80mm brakes to fit our...

    Remember when we just bent 80mm brakes to fit our skis and didn’t huff and fuss over what size to get with excessive hand wringing?

    If ya can’t make a 100mm brake fit over a 110mm ski you these...
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    Can someone name a heavily produced touring...

    Can someone name a heavily produced touring binding released in the last decade which didn’t have some issue?

    Dynafit: radical, radical 2.0, beast - all had issues
    G3: ion had issues
    Marker:...
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    Meh, each TUV reliability standard is narrow...

    Meh, each TUV reliability standard is narrow enough to not take any as the gospel for consistent release. As soon as you brake the rotational axis off the X, Y or Z axis the standard looses...
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    Does clicking into touring mode require you to...

    Does clicking into touring mode require you to hold the lever down similar to the G3 Oynx?
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