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post #31 of 51 (permalink) Old 10-13-2012, 01:41 AM Thread Starter
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There is no heel cup adjustment. It may not have been super tight against the highback when I took the pics from the base side as I just strapped in the empty boots rather than stepping in.

However, when I was strapped in it was still a pretty good overhang.

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Can you slide the heelcup back? your boot doesn't look like it is tucked back into the binding as far back as it could be.

The binding looks decently centered... I don't see what the boot should be shifted that far to the toeside.
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Yeah, is what it is. Thanks for all the feedback.

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Lace up your boots up and then throw them in the bindings. Check it again after you do that.
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There were laced...

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Lace up your boots up and then throw them in the bindings. Check it again after you do that.
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You had them tied tight and strapped down when you took the pics from the bottom?
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Yup, I pulled the laces tight and strapped them in. The only thing is the heel is quite tight and they don't sit all the way down and back without considerable force, e.g. standing in them. Like I said before, when I step in they are a little farther back. I might be able to step in, strap down and then get my foot out if I don't lace up, but I doubt it. If I can I'll take another pic to show you what I mean.

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You had them tied tight and strapped down when you took the pics from the bottom?

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Yup, I pulled the laces tight and strapped them in. The only thing is the heel is quite tight and they don't sit all the way down and back without considerable force, e.g. standing in them.
I think when you are on the snow and have the board tilted, you should be able to tuck your heels into the heelcup more snuggly. I've noticed many times that it's harder to get the boots all the way back into the heelcup in my living room.
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I stomped in as tight as I could and strapped down and then pulled my foot out of my unlaced boot. There is a gap right at the heel, but the highback angle just won't let it go back any further. The boot is right against the highback a couple inches above the heel.

Looks like to me it is about 1/4" off-set to the toe side. 1/8" further back would be center. The only way I can see to even this out any more would be to decrease the highback angle so I can push back a bit more. I may try taking it down to 10 degrees rather than 15.

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Might just be the pix, but it looks like you've got a helluva sharp angle on your highbacks. If they're steeper than the natural angle of the boot, it will make it harder to get the heel all the way back.


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It's not just the pics, they've got a pretty good angle on them. They go from 0-25 and I've got them set at 15 degrees. With them at zero it was pretty hard to rock back on my heel edge. After watching the SA setup vid I figured I'd be better off with some angle. I could try a little less.

What's more important, boot perfectly centered, or balanced force for engaging both toe and heel edges?

OK, so I went to 10 degrees on the highbacks and rotated them back inline with the binding rather than the heel edge. Now my boot goes all the way in and the overhang is equal at ~1" heel and toe.

If I rotate my highbacks to line up with the heel edge, the outside edge contacts my boot first and keeps it from going all the way to the back of the heel cup. So, I know highback rotation is a contested subject. That said, centered boots with highbacks aligned with bindings or 1/4" off-set (toe side) with highbacks rotated inline with the heel edge?

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Might just be the pix, but it looks like you've got a helluva sharp angle on your highbacks. If they're steeper than the natural angle of the boot, it will make it harder to get the heel all the way back.

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