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01-26-2013 06:48 PM
Weipim damn, 824 for the coal XT....
01-26-2013 02:13 PM
bpowder
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Originally Posted by Weipim View Post
hey where u got the volkl from? trying to buy a coal xt mind sharing ur website?
hi, there you go

http://www.blue-tomato.com/en/fredho...+xt&searched=y

it's located in Austria, i'd highly recommend that shop btw - professional service + they know how to take care of their customers
01-26-2013 02:02 PM
Weipim
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next saturday thanks for help !
hey where u got the volkl from? trying to buy a coal xt mind sharing ur website?
01-26-2013 01:14 PM
bpowder
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Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
Looks about right to me... Now GET OUT THERE AND RIDE IT! Adjust as necessary.
next saturday thanks for help !
01-26-2013 01:04 PM
poutanen
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Originally Posted by bpowder View Post
what you guys think?
Looks about right to me... Now GET OUT THERE AND RIDE IT! Adjust as necessary.
01-26-2013 11:36 AM
bpowder ok i made some adjustments.. moved bindings one screw back, adjusted ankle straps as pou said, adjusted forward lean and made some highbacks rotation (not sure if i need it)
boots are almost perfect centered, it's going over the edge like 2.5 - 3 cm on both toe and heel and gas pedals are not going over the egde anymore

all photos are made while wearing boots, hope they are good now :









what you guys think?
01-26-2013 02:24 AM
poutanen Is the ankle strap already at it's max adjustment? It seems like you're only engaging about 5 teeth which probably won't be enough on the hill. I'd try to get that strap centred on both sides of the boot if possible.

Yeah you don't really want to toe or heel of the baseplate/gas pedal hanging over the edge.

Wiredsport has a good writeup somewhere of binding adjustment. Basically you want to strap in a laced up boot, then get the board on each edge and check the angle it'll reach before the toe or heel hits. Make adjustments until those angles are as close to equal as possible.
01-26-2013 01:43 AM
bpowder both boots and straps are tighten on the first picture actually
anyway i will move bindings one screw down, wear the boots and try to make some better photos later

in short, boots should be symetrical to the board, but can pedals go over the front/back edge? on the last photo gas pedal is going a bit over the edge, is it right or should i move it back a bit? is there any rule for this?
01-25-2013 08:36 PM
hktrdr
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Originally Posted by bpowder View Post
hi ! parcel came today, everything is perfect, including boots
but now i need some serious help since i have no idea if i'm doing things right.. it's the first time i'm setting bindings up

here are some photos, hope they are good enough :


my boots size is 14
hell hoop and hell piece is moved back to maximum. i read that back of the baseplate shouldn't be out of the board, but it can be a bit on the front

anyway it's not symetric at all, should i move my bindings one/two screws down? i think it's the main problem for now, but maybe you will find something else wrong as well
Impossible to tell from the pictures - just loosely putting the boots in the bindings is pointless. What matters is that the boots are centered across the board (bindings don't really matter) when you are wearing them, i.e., when you are strapped in.
Either wear the boots for the pictures and strap in or at least tighten both the boots and straps.
01-25-2013 07:40 PM
bpowder hi ! parcel came today, everything is perfect, including boots
but now i need some serious help since i have no idea if i'm doing things right.. it's the first time i'm setting bindings up

here are some photos, hope they are good enough :







my boots size is 14
hell hoop and hell piece is moved back to maximum. i read that back of the baseplate shouldn't be out of the board, but it can be a bit on the front

anyway it's not symetric at all, should i move my bindings one/two screws down? i think it's the main problem for now, but maybe you will find something else wrong as well
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