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Old 02-25-2011, 01:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, we are in need of people to answer a few question about your snowboard bindings. Please be fully honest, this is for an engineering class i am in and need real information. Thank you

How long have you been snowboarding?
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in?
How much time do you spend strapping in?
Do you have difficulty strapping in?
What types of bindings do you have?
What features do you like about the snowboard binding?
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding?
What do you believe would help with this problem?
How many bindings have you owned?
Have you broken any bindings? If so how?
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding?
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system?
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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How long have you been snowboarding? 2 yrs
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? stand
How much time do you spend strapping in? 5 seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in? no
What types of bindings do you have? Flow NXT-AT
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? Quick Entry
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? Trying to strap in on hills
What do you believe would help with this problem? traditional strap-in option
How many bindings have you owned? 5
Have you broken any bindings? no If so how?
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding? Yes. Total show-stopper.
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system? maybe
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How long have you been snowboarding?15 years
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? stand
How much time do you spend strapping in? 5-10 seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in?nope
What types of bindings do you have?Burton Cartels 09-10 size lrg
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? just about everything, toe cap, plush ankle strap, footbed, toe ramp, simple design
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? the stupid little aluminum "cappings" on the sides of the heel cup
What do you believe would help with this problem? the style nor function is hurt by getting rid of the cappings
How many bindings have you owned?6-7
Have you broken any bindings? yes If so how? ladder straps with age got brittle and snapped, and a hi-back cracked due to leaving the bindings up and the chair coming down right on top of them.
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding?not necessarily
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system?maybe
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Old 02-25-2011, 02:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hello, we are in need of people to answer a few question about your snowboard bindings. Please be fully honest, this is for an engineering class i am in and need real information. Thank you

How long have you been snowboarding? 6 years
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? Crouch
How much time do you spend strapping in? 6 Seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in? No.
What types of bindings do you have? K2 CINCH CTX 09/10
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? Back entry
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? None.
What do you believe would help with this problem? Nothing
How many bindings have you owned? 2
Have you broken any bindings? If so how? No
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding? No...
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system?
I have them
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Old 02-25-2011, 03:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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How long have you been snowboarding? 20+ years
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? Stand 98% of the time
How much time do you spend strapping in? 5-10 seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in? No
What types of bindings do you have? Technine
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? Quick release
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? Nothing I guess
What do you believe would help with this problem? Something I guess
How many bindings have you owned? 5
Have you broken any bindings? If so how? Yes stepped on ankle strap on a cold day. Board flew off my roof rack and bent a heel cup.
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding? Probably
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system? Depends, straps are a solid and dependable design.

Sounds just like the old step in shenanigans to me. Count me out if that's the case.

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How long have you been snowboarding? 2 years
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? Stand up, sometimes on the chair.
How much time do you spend strapping in? 15 seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in? NO
What types of bindings do you have? Buckle
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? fit, weight, and look.
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? wear and tear on softer materials.
What do you believe would help with this problem? Materials with cushioning properties that are resistant to friction.
How many bindings have you owned? 3
Have you broken any bindings? None If so how? N/A
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding? Yes, limits choices.
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system? Depends on functionality.
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Old 02-25-2011, 04:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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How long have you been snowboarding? ---- 6 yrs
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? ---- stand
How much time do you spend strapping in? ---- 15 seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in? ---- no
What types of bindings do you have? ---- union force
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? ---- comfortable, easy to adjust, secure
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? ---- they hurt on the first day until they were broken in. straps were kinda stiff.
What do you believe would help with this problem? ---- breaking them in, which i did.
How many bindings have you owned? ---- 2
Have you broken any bindings? If so how? ---- no
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding? ---- yes. this would be a deal breaker. i would use another binding.
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system? ---- no, i like knowing that i secured them myself.
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Old 02-25-2011, 05:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
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How long have you been snowboarding? 8 yrs
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? stand up
How much time do you spend strapping in? 10 seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in? no
What types of bindings do you have? Union Contact
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? gas pedal, easy to adjust
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? not enough padding
What do you believe would help with this problem? more padding
How many bindings have you owned? 3
Have you broken any bindings? If so how? Yes, broke the toes straps off after falling on a box
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding? yes
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system? no
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How long have you been snowboarding? 6 years
Do you sit down or stand up to strap in? stand
How much time do you spend strapping in? 5-10 seconds
Do you have difficulty strapping in? only if ice clogs the ratchets
What types of bindings do you have? Solomon
What features do you like about the snowboard binding? smooth, durable dependable ratchets; toe strap flips over toe of boot without strap coming completely out of the ratchet
What features do you dislike about the snowboard binding? catching empty highback when loading on a low liftchair
What do you believe would help with this problem? Remembering to push the fucking highback down
How many bindings have you owned? 4
Have you broken any bindings? If so how? straps break...but easy to replace.
Would it be a problem if you need a special type of boot for the binding? Huge problem.
Would you like bindings with a hands free entrance system? No.
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Old 02-25-2011, 11:11 PM   #10 (permalink)
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The hands free entrance is with straps no origional step in design and is 100% safe
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