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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-17-2010, 02:05 AM
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Looks fine to me. Did you get all of your angles and stance width setup? I have more toe overhang than that and am perfectly fine.
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Looks fine to me. Did you get all of your angles and stance width setup? I have more toe overhang than that and am perfectly fine.
I set my stance at 18 inches and i set my angles at +12/-6.

I just a couple of articles (including ones from members here) and several posts about beginner setup. I watched a bunch of youtube videos on the process of actually mounting the bindings and I'll admit it took me over an hour. But I got it and I know now how to adjust it if I find I don't like the stance or want to change the angles.

Question about set back. The board comes 2" setback, do I want to keep this or should I center the bindings more? I'm just learning and the local hill hasn't seen a snowfall in weeks (ie no powder) and I have read that the set back is good for powder riding and centered is good for freestyle riding... im not doing either.
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Dont try to compensate for the set back by pushing your bindings forward if thats what you mean no...
Set back "helps" with powder..but doesnt make it necessarily a powder board if that makes sense

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I set my stance at 18 inches and i set my angles at +12/-6.

I just a couple of articles (including ones from members here) and several posts about beginner setup. I watched a bunch of youtube videos on the process of actually mounting the bindings and I'll admit it took me over an hour. But I got it and I know now how to adjust it if I find I don't like the stance or want to change the angles.

Question about set back. The board comes 2" setback, do I want to keep this or should I center the bindings more? I'm just learning and the local hill hasn't seen a snowfall in weeks (ie no powder) and I have read that the set back is good for powder riding and centered is good for freestyle riding... im not doing either.
it kinda depends on how you ride. i have a true twin board, which means it can be ridden in any direction, it doesnt have a front or back. so i set my bindings centered, and at 10/-10, which also helps for park.
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Dont try to compensate for the set back by pushing your bindings forward if thats what you mean no...
Set back "helps" with powder..but doesnt make it necessarily a powder board if that makes sense
Thanks - that is what i meant and i left it as it was. Im gonna take it out for the first time tonight!
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it kinda depends on how you ride. i have a true twin board, which means it can be ridden in any direction, it doesnt have a front or back. so i set my bindings centered, and at 10/-10, which also helps for park.
It does sat its a twin with symmetrical twin flex, and the tip and tail dimensions are the same. I need to see if i can simply make it through a run without breaking a wrist before i tackle the park
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