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Forum: Bindings   12-28-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,079
Posted By jchaison
Having similar concerns with my new Genesis...

Having similar concerns with my new Genesis bindings on the NS Cobra. When I rotate the highback to parallel the board and then try to tighten it...it loses the parallel or doesn't sit all the way...
Forum: Bindings   12-20-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,147
Posted By jchaison
Not particularly. I bought them based on the...

Not particularly. I bought them based on the "tech" and some positive reviews (they match my board color scheme, too, which helped). I haven't used them yet, but they DO feel "different" with that...
Forum: Boards   12-12-2012, 10:37 PM
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Views: 8,467
Posted By jchaison
888 why not

888

why not
Forum: Bindings   12-10-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,147
Posted By jchaison
In the same boat as the OP. Not hitting the...

In the same boat as the OP. Not hitting the park...mainly groomers and some backcountry when the mood strikes. I settled on a Cobra, have some Ride Insano boots (super stiff) and hemming and hawing...
Forum: Boards   12-10-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,443
Posted By jchaison
You sound pretty similar to me in my search. ...

You sound pretty similar to me in my search. Ride the same as you (maybe a LITTLE bit more bowl/pow hunting) and my wife is an expert skier.

I narrowed to the Lib Lando Phoenix/Jamie Lynn...
Forum: Boards   12-02-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,692
Posted By jchaison
888 (again) Its a triple lucky guess....my...

888 (again)

Its a triple lucky guess....my brother will be the recipient. Total noob who I've saved my old boots/bindings for. Hoping to set him up on a rocker for easier learning curve...
Forum: Bindings   11-27-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,076
Posted By jchaison
So the "regional love" is the same as the 2014...

So the "regional love" is the same as the 2014 limiteds?
Forum: Bindings   11-26-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,076
Posted By jchaison
Where'd you get the 2014 ReFlex Cartels?

Where'd you get the 2014 ReFlex Cartels?
Forum: Bindings   11-26-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,864
Posted By jchaison
Just asking for feedback from people who have...

Just asking for feedback from people who have ridden it before...just like those who would look for reviews/feedback before buying a car or something. I am an advanced rider but haven't ridden a...
Forum: Bindings   11-25-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By jchaison
Handling them at the shop, it seemed a marginal...

Handling them at the shop, it seemed a marginal difference (I will be getting Reflex, not EST). Can I gather I won't notice a huge difference in a majority of my riding? I am suspicious I won't...
Forum: Bindings   11-25-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,864
Posted By jchaison
To anyone that has actually ridden these...would...

To anyone that has actually ridden these...would you recommend them to someone who is an advanced rider who doesn't ride park, just groomers, glades and powder? I have really stiff boots (Ride...
Forum: Bindings   11-25-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By jchaison
Would it be "safer" to go Cartels? Seem to be a...

Would it be "safer" to go Cartels? Seem to be a standard for my type of riding...the Genesis seems more for someone who will hit the park with its flexibility of the highbacks.
Forum: Bindings   11-25-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By jchaison
Supra....do you work in a shop? Just curious as...

Supra....do you work in a shop? Just curious as you referred to "your rep" from Burton. Since you've ridden them and seem to like them...do you think they are a good fit for someone riding my style...
Forum: Bindings   11-25-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By jchaison
What have you heard about the Genesis that gives...

What have you heard about the Genesis that gives you pause?
Forum: Bindings   11-25-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By jchaison
Bindings for my setup

So I am getting a new setup. I settled on the NS Cobra 158 and a pair of Ride Insano boots. I am 5'9", 185-190lbs, size 9.5 boot. No park riding, just cruising groomers and searching the glades...
Forum: Boards   11-23-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,779
Posted By jchaison
My deserving soon-to-be-boarder would be my wife....

My deserving soon-to-be-boarder would be my wife. She grew up at a local ski area (Stevens Pass) where her dad was in the Forest Service. She's an avid skiier who has dabbled in boarding a couple...
Forum: Boards   11-18-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,749
Posted By jchaison
While we are on the Arbor topic: -Anyone...

While we are on the Arbor topic:

-Anyone know the difference between the Cascade (REI exclusive design) and the Element RX? Seems almost identical except the price tag (Cascade is $419 on sale...
Forum: Boards   11-14-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,721
Posted By jchaison
Those Prior boards are sexy! Pricey, though. ...

Those Prior boards are sexy! Pricey, though. Will have to demo next time I'm at Whistler.
Forum: Bindings   11-14-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By jchaison
I'm that dreaded size 9.5 boot which is between...

I'm that dreaded size 9.5 boot which is between the S/M and L/XL that Rome puts out. They only have the S/M left and I'm hesitant to pull the trigger on that. I do NOT ride a reduced footprint...
Forum: Boards   11-14-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,471
Posted By jchaison
Matty....I looked long and hard at the Riders...

Matty....I looked long and hard at the Riders Choice/TRS, but as someone who doesn't ride switch, I've been leaning towards a directional/directional twin board (NS Cobra/Heritage, Lib Phoenix/Gnu...
Forum: Boards   11-13-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,277
Posted By jchaison
Evo has last year's BSOD for $325 right now in...

Evo has last year's BSOD for $325 right now in the shop (and online).

Also saw that new C3 profile on the Lib, but not sure it is worth it over a traditional camber. Was also looking at the Lib...
Forum: Boards   11-13-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,277
Posted By jchaison
Darkmoone...did you end up solving your quest for...

Darkmoone...did you end up solving your quest for a new board? We have similar situations, although I'm more advanced (more years/days on the board but lacking your skiing background).

I'm...
Forum: Bindings   11-13-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,021
Posted By jchaison
Vitas are better for the park? I thought they...

Vitas are better for the park? I thought they (and the Genesis) were more in the same range for the non-park rider.
Forum: Bindings   11-12-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By jchaison
Cobra over the Phoenix? Riding in Washington/BC...

Cobra over the Phoenix? Riding in Washington/BC mostly so thick, heavy snow (not super icy).
Forum: Bindings   11-12-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By jchaison
Chef Jer....what is the Cobra going to do for you...

Chef Jer....what is the Cobra going to do for you that your J. Lynn Phoenix can't? I was looking at the Lando/J. Lynn Phoenix but can't tell the difference other than artwork and slightly more...
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