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by TomH
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Where do you guys put your heel levers?
Replies: 2
Views: 1361

Re: Where do you guys put your heel levers?

They should be in the groove. That's the nice thing about the 22-designs lever - it has a little beaver tail on the bottom that puts the heel throw right into the groove when you flip it up.
by TomH
Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: NTN binding newbie, any advice?
Replies: 3
Views: 2021

Re: NTN binding newbie, any advice?

First things first, with the boot size you have, you have to use a large binding. The distance from the boot toe to the attachment point (duckbutt) is a fixed distance for boots that go with large bindings, and a different fixed distance for boots that fit in the small bindings. You won't be able to...
by TomH
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: TeleTurnAround
Topic: hoping to find 7tm Power Tours
Replies: 5
Views: 1972

Re: hoping to find 7tm Power Tours

Why exactly are you set on the 7tm? Lots of other really good/better options out there, unless the DIN release is an absolute must have for you. And as you're finding, parts and bindings are getting pretty scarce for those. With that being said, you'll poll a bigger sample size if you post something...
by TomH
Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Hammerhead Releasing
Replies: 6
Views: 2587

Re: Hammerhead Releasing

Check the underfoot spreader bar. If it's not perpendicular, it tends to side-load the heel throw and makes it very easy for the heel throw to release off the side of the heel. If it's angled, get it back to straight across (but the spreader bar right up to the coating on the cables, and then you ma...
by TomH
Tue Mar 29, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Adapting to NTN - rear ski binding stiffness
Replies: 9
Views: 4046

Re: Adapting to NTN - rear ski binding stiffness

They do work for some, as everyone has different feet, but I've come across more that couldn't get the boot to work for them than could. I really wanted to like them, as I like the feature set they have, but they were damn near unskiable for me, and I wasn't going to spend the time and money to try ...
by TomH
Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Adapting to NTN - rear ski binding stiffness
Replies: 9
Views: 4046

Re: Adapting to NTN - rear ski binding stiffness

You may not have a foot that agrees well with the Prophet. I don't know many that do, myself included. They're pretty well known for crushing toes, as the shell deforms when you start maxing out the bellows, and effectively shortens the boot length. Add the fact that it's pretty hard to achieve dece...
by TomH
Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Ski Patrol Toboggan Technique
Replies: 4
Views: 2082

Re: Ski Patrol Toboggan Technique

Drop the knees during the ski-pro portion if you want, but keep the heels down when running the sleds. Dropping into tele's in the horns makes the handling a bit more awkward as you really mess with the handle height relative to your body and your ability to pressure/release the brake (if using). It...
by TomH
Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Rent Teles Rhinelander, WI?
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

Re: Rent Teles Rhinelander, WI?

I doubt it, unless you're heading further up - at which point Downwind rents (Marquette or Houghton), but that'd be hours out of your way from Iron River.
by TomH
Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Pictures, pictures and pictures!
Replies: 529
Views: 182057

Re: Pictures, pictures and pictures!

electron microscope image of a snowflake
by TomH
Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Forward Lean: Scarpa TX Comp vs. T1?
Replies: 12
Views: 7573

Re: Forward Lean: Scarpa TX Comp vs. T1?

Pretty sure on the scarpas that you can pull the bar and drill an additional/new hole to allow a more upright lean position.