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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 02-16-2011, 07:11 PM
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HEAVY. Oh yea, and it would be HEAVY. You know, STEEL.
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HEAVY. Oh yea, and it would be HEAVY. You know, STEEL.
Steel isn't the only magnetic metal.
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Steel may not be the only magnetic metal but the lightest most comparable to the wieght of binding would be aluminum, and thats not magnetic.

Remember in order to have a proper magnetic grip, the metal your griping HAS to be a certain thickness no mater how powerfull tbe magnet, example look at the giant scrapyard magnet u guys are using as a comparison, notice all the thinner metal just falls off. Any metal you use will be heavier then the wieght of plastic and foam bindings so yes youll add about 3 times the weight and the shock absorbtion would then be all in your boots and centralized to werever the magnet and metal meet making a localized pressure point.

So weight saving is outa the question.

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Hey how about velcro bindings?! Light, grippy, quick...

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