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Old 03-09-2011, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Time to test the Flux warranty department

I've been riding Flux Titans for almost a year now and I love them! But today I suffered catastrophic equipment failure. I was up on the hill and thought I was just having a bad day. I just felt off. I get to the bottom and as I'm unstrapping I discover why! Not sure what caused this. It was pretty much boilerplate today so I was taking it pretty easy not really hitting anything big. I had to have had a stress fracture or something in them that I didn't notice before and then just finished them off today.

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This is the second pair of bindings I've destroyed on an NS board. Still haven't done one lick of damage to one of their sticks though.
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Wow! Thats some impressive damage
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Old 03-09-2011, 05:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I told you it was catastrophic failure! I wasn't joking! I just wonder how long I rode them like that. I'm surprised they held together.
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its weird. my friend and I are the exact same height/weight/riding style and ride similar equipment, and he demolishes his boards and bindings. up until this year i had the same board and bindings for 10 years. i really don't get it.
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It just takes the right angle and right amount of force in the right spot to do crazy damage.

If it happens regularly to someone, then they are probably exerting this energy in that matter consistently. Stop Hulking your equipment Linville!

NS boards are serious beasts. Maybe your board wants different bindings straddling it
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Old 03-09-2011, 05:54 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The other pair of binding I destroyed were Ride SPi's on my NS Heritage. I just warped the base plate on a bad landing. Ride told me to get fucked. Fine. I put them bitches in a vice and straightened them back out. I'm still riding them nearly two years later.

What I really need to do is get my fat ass on a diet. I'm pushing about 195 right now when I should be about 170-175. Food just tastes too damn good when it's cold out!

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Old 03-09-2011, 08:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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flux chassis are polycarb right?

Man..completely detached...wow. Be thankful you were riding a spine in alaska (funny but not...)
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woooow i think that is the worst condition i have seen some bindings in due to normal riding haha. That is def warranty
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those pics look pretty plasticy/brittle. Maybe a full aluminum heelhoop/chassis might work better for you
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^he did bend the crap out a pair of SPI's which are all aluminium...the man needs titanium bindings....or a treadmill...you said it first!
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