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binding setup dilema

basically I have a choice to make, due to the burton 3d system I can either have a 21 inch stance at 25cm back or I can have a 20inch stance with the front binding moved back to make I think 50mm back setback. I really am more comfortable in the 20 inch stance, but will that much setback on my burton custom x wide make the board handle awkwardly? I can tolerate the 21inch stance if need be, but it is not my first choice. At barely 5'7'' and having shorter legs I dont have a lot of options. I would appreciate any input. Thanks
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Setback doesn't work quite that way. BOTH bindings are setback 25cm. I'm not sure your board size, but I'm assuming the reference holes are a 21", 25cm back. If that be the case, you would need to move BOTH bindings forward one set of holes (1" or 25cm) to have a 21" centered stance. If you would like a 20" stance, you can either:

Move your back binding forward one set of holes = 20" 12.5cm setback
Move your front binding back one set of holes = 20" 37.5cm setback
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Burton boards are weird so i don't think he can do that...they have that diamond shit.
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scottland has it right. Remember all you need is 3 points to make a plane.
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Setback doesn't work quite that way. BOTH bindings are setback 25cm. I'm not sure your board size, but I'm assuming the reference holes are a 21", 25cm back. If that be the case, you would need to move BOTH bindings forward one set of holes (1" or 25cm) to have a 21" centered stance. If you would like a 20" stance, you can either:

Move your back binding forward one set of holes = 20" 12.5cm setback
Move your front binding back one set of holes = 20" 37.5cm setback
Thanks for the help, I was getting confused. Do you or anyone think that there would be much change in how the board rides if I decided to go with the 20inch stance with the 37.5cm setback? I have a buston custom x 159. I would appreciate the input.

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You should be fine. I have a custom that I ride set back further than that for my woods board. It rides fine. You can always try a run each way to see what you prefer.
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oiy!!!

1" = 25mm NOT cm, eh!....lol

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oiy!!!

1" = 25mm NOT cm, eh!....lol

damn 'mericans!
LOL, you guys knew what I meant =)

As for which setup to go with.

If you plan on riding switch often, the 12.5mm,
If you don't plan on riding switch often, and mostly freeride, 37.5mm.
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This is exactly why Burton boards drive me crazy, this and the price. I know they want to be original and avoid being mainstream but the customer suffers with limited stance options compared to "normal" boards.

When the fuck did we get ice cream?
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How close are the inserts on a "normal" Board. those are still 1" away from each other arent they. how does that limit their stance options. Burtons work with less inserts to break up the structure of the board.
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