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post #20 of (permalink) Old 01-31-2013, 07:00 AM
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As for the cause of the problem, it sounds like you might have overtightened the screws.

On my first board, I mounted the bindings using a power drill!

The disks didn't break though, because I had the drill on a really low torque setting. If you did the same and had it on a high setting, you could have overtightened them too much, which would make them much more prone to breakage.

After realizing that I could have been overtightening them, I've just been using a Dakine Torque Driver tool to mount the bindings. I can get the screws as tight as they need without overtightening them because I can feel where they stop in the threads.

So if you did use a drill like I once did, don't do it anymore. Tighten them by hand instead. That's how they supposed to be tightened.

If you didn't use a power tool to mount them then I have no clue what went wrong.

Hopefully you'll contact C3 soon and get some new disks on the way. I have had a defective part once and called C3 about it on the telecommunications device. They immediately sent me a replacement in the same color absolutely free. Got here in less than a week and haven't had any problems. Love those guys.
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