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Forum: Binding Reviews   04-01-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,533
Posted By 604al
Sorry don't have pics of the Diodes, but forward...

Sorry don't have pics of the Diodes, but forward lean IIRC is like a cleaner, smaller version of the higher end union adjusters. Not sure if it's any stronger, as they had to put a slot in the...
Forum: Bindings   03-26-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By 604al
Those are one of the more narrow ankle straps...

Those are one of the more narrow ankle straps that burton offered. You could try moving them up or down to see if that helps, otherwise the burton diode/genesis ankle straps are amazing... you can...
Forum: Binding Reviews   03-25-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,533
Posted By 604al
Had a quick look at the 2014 Burton Diodes and Genesis...

Had a quick look at the 2014 Burton Diodes and Genesis and here's what I noticed:

Genesis:
- new toe/ankle ladders that are grooved on both sides along with a matching ratchet system/buckle. ...
Forum: Bindings   03-13-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,273
Posted By 604al
I have these...they're like the new...

I have these...they're like the new malavita,genesis,and diode base plates....sorry I'm too lazy to take pics,but pull up on the two tabs and bend the foam flap over. Now get a firm grip on that foam...
Forum: Bindings   03-08-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By 604al
people usually have this problem with Rome...

people usually have this problem with Rome bindings because of their rubber dampening pad... LIGHTLY partially screw down one screw without the washer, then screw down the other 3 with washers, pull...
Forum: Bindings   02-25-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By 604al
If you're contemplating buying new bindings for...

If you're contemplating buying new bindings for your ICS board, why not get bindings made exactly for setup? I'm sure Burton puts a ton of R & D into their proprietary system, and i've heard nothing...
Forum: Binding Reviews   02-22-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,087
Posted By 604al
I'm a huge fan of Burton bindings in general, but...

I'm a huge fan of Burton bindings in general, but I hate when they take form over function like they did with alot of parts of the Diode. You could tell there were going to be issues with the funky...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-12-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By 604al
leather can also smell pretty nasty after a...

leather can also smell pretty nasty after a while... gore-tex with rubber palms are my suggestion.
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-12-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By 604al
Tons of people ride A frames and there's been no...

Tons of people ride A frames and there's been no significant advancements in goggle tech... you'll need to try on all goggles (along with your helmet) to see which fits best. If you're looking for a...
Forum: Boards   02-12-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By 604al
(Almost) camber vs. hybrid camber means they're...

(Almost) camber vs. hybrid camber means they're different enough that they'd be complementary I suppose... depends on what you ride. You could have the revolver as your flexy jib board and they...
Forum: Boards   10-10-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By 604al
Yes, and both the same size. Both can be...

Yes, and both the same size. Both can be considered quiver killers I suppose, but at the same time there almost never is one board that does it all perfectly.
Forum: Boards   10-09-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By 604al
Biggest difference I noticed riding them back to...

Biggest difference I noticed riding them back to back was dampening and weight.
Forum: Bindings   06-07-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,862
Posted By 604al
I cut it, moved the strap to the furthest back...

I cut it, moved the strap to the furthest back positions and maxed out the lengths at the same time and it worked for me, but i'm not sure which one (or all) actually solved the slipping. It...
Forum: Bindings   06-06-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,862
Posted By 604al
Nope, as I got them late in the season, most days...

Nope, as I got them late in the season, most days were spent in the park on small-medium features and max 20 foot jumps. No offense taken.
Forum: Bindings   06-06-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,862
Posted By 604al
I think the baseplate has been changed in the 13...

I think the baseplate has been changed in the 13 Malavitas and are like the Genesis ones... you can see coring in the heelcup for 2013.

And the Malavita baseplate is DEFINITELY softer than the...
Forum: Boards   05-28-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,705
Posted By 604al
Haven't seen any Rome Boards that were made in...

Haven't seen any Rome Boards that were made in Thailand, seems to me generally the lower ends are made in Taiwan and higher end ones in Austria.
Forum: Bindings   05-02-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,627
Posted By 604al
I've only seen them in person, and the highback...

I've only seen them in person, and the highback is as soft as can be and that front ratchet is really heavy and big... i don't see how it could save you more than 2 seconds vs a regular strap. Check...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-25-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,941
Posted By 604al
If you can't get first-hand experience with gear,...

If you can't get first-hand experience with gear, I wouldn't rely solely on one or two sites to make my decision. Use this forum, BurtonAvenger's site, goodride, and google to decide what to narrow...
Forum: Bindings   04-16-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,035
Posted By 604al
I'd say the opposite and get the larges. I'd...

I'd say the opposite and get the larges. I'd rather have a binding that works at it's smallest settings versus one that you'd have to max out all the settings. I bet with larges you won't even be...
Forum: Slam Section   04-12-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,171
Posted By 604al
Did you get the surgery the same day as your...

Did you get the surgery the same day as your injury?

Up in Canada I just had an arthrogram and have to wait 4 weeks before my surgeon comes back from vacation to actually give me the results......
Forum: Boards   04-10-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,166
Posted By 604al
I had a skate banana when they first came out and...

I had a skate banana when they first came out and that thing sucked... a complete noodle.

If i remember correctly, your other options are all still true twin, ec2 camber with similar waste...
Forum: Bindings   04-02-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,862
Posted By 604al
After a few more days on these, I have a few more...

After a few more days on these, I have a few more things to add:
- the foam toe strap definitely molds to my boot better than the regular gettagrip toe strap, which would sometimes slip off if not...
Forum: Bindings   03-28-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,862
Posted By 604al
After a few hours of riding them, here's my...

After a few hours of riding them, here's my thoughts:
- the ankle strap is very comfortable, just like the malavitas, but feel more locked in.... which i think is a good feeling. I could never...
Forum: Bindings   03-27-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,862
Posted By 604al
the 2013 Burton Genesis ReFlex Bindings...

Without having a chance to ride them yet, here are some things I noticed:
- These bindings are light! They feel lighter than my reflex malavitas.
- the highbacks are soft flexing... both parts...
Forum: Boards   03-27-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,419
Posted By 604al
On a somewhat related note I rode a 55 wide Proto...

On a somewhat related note I rode a 55 wide Proto and 55 SL all day yesterday and here's what i found:
- the proto felt much lighter and had more pop, making it feel like a funner board that you...
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