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Old 12-05-2013, 09:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Why would you want the push pin?



This is the second time I've heard a reference to their being some "proper" way to release ratchets on Union bindings... is there a trick other than pulling the damn thing up like every other binding I've used in the last decade?
I dunno. Cause it's new..... Lol.

The secret technique is to push down on the outise part of the ratchet before pulling up on the inside part to release. I found this out on my 2013 forces.
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:53 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Why would you want the push pin?



This is the second time I've heard a reference to their being some "proper" way to release ratchets on Union bindings... is there a trick other than pulling the damn thing up like every other binding I've used in the last decade?
I dunno, cause it's new..... And it would make things even easier.

The "secret" method is to apply pressure on the outside of the ratchet before pulling up on the inside of the lever to release.
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Old 12-06-2013, 09:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I never ever had a issue with my 2011 FORCES or my 2014 Favtory's having an issue with releasing the toe strap like everyone complains about? Maybe I got lucky twice? My Burtons I had before them were horrible for releasing, but the unions have me zero issues.
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Have Union Force, Atlas, Contact Pro, no issues when front strap is alined properly with my boots.
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Union needs to take a hint from Burton and stop with the stock forward lean. If someone wants it they can dial it forward, but for someone who doesn't, you can't get rid of it. I got calf bite from the Factory.
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After 2 sets of unions now. I realize that you would have a problem releasing the toe strap if you have it properly adjusted. (4-6 teeth showing after fully tightened down)

2011/12 Union Binding Set Up Clinic - YouTube

Watch that. Make sure your toe straps are set in the proper slot (further back)
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Old 12-11-2013, 12:52 PM   #17 (permalink)
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After 2 sets of unions now. I realize that you would have a problem releasing the toe strap if you have it properly adjusted. (4-6 teeth showing after fully tightened down)

2011/12 Union Binding Set Up Clinic - YouTube

Watch that. Make sure your toe straps are set in the proper slot (further back)
Pretty funny just after 8 minutes in, when he adjusts the heel cups by slightly loosening the bolts and whacking the shit out of the bindings...
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Over all a great upgrade and much more responsive binding over the UNION force. I should also add I tested the ROME Targa Boss and BURTON cartel, before purchasing the Factory. I felt the union binding would last longer and be more reliable.

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Anything about the Targa that you did/didn't like? I'm between the factory and targa bindings and would like to hear some opinions on the Targa.. thanks.
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If anyone is interested, I have a pair of Union Custom House Asymbol factory bindings for sale. They were just a bit too stiff for me. Look here.
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I never ever had a issue with my 2011 FORCES or my 2014 Favtory's having an issue with releasing the toe strap like everyone complains about? Maybe I got lucky twice? My Burtons I had before them were horrible for releasing, but the unions have me zero issues.
You've got to be the first person I've heard complain abt Burton's ratchets. I find Burton's ratchets to be among the best.

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If anyone is interested, I have a pair of Union Custom House Asymbol factory bindings for sale. They were just a bit too stiff for me. Look here.
Wowwww. Rare. Nice set

The Trice commercial for this is hilarious.
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