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by dnt_upton
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Quiver Killers or 2nd Ski Kit?
Replies: 7
Views: 5250

Re: Quiver Killers or 2nd Ski Kit?

The main problem with QK's (or Binding Freedom inserts, my personal preference) paired with Bishops is the amount of time to move both bindings between skis. If it were me and if I were planning to swap back and forth regularly, I'd buy the switch kit for $70. QKs alone will run $25 (assuming you in...
by dnt_upton
Sun May 21, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: 22 Designs Vice/AXLE limitations.
Replies: 7
Views: 7747

Re: 22 Designs Vice/AXLE limitations.

Meidjo can definitely be set to be as close to neutral as Voile Switchbacks (or nearly there). And can't the Rotte ones be set fairly low tension too? Outlaw on setting 1 is a bit stiff, but you can remove the inner spring to get it a little softer. Regardless, Axl on 3 is burly. In the end, whateve...
by dnt_upton
Fri May 19, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: 22 Designs Vice/AXLE limitations.
Replies: 7
Views: 7747

Re: 22 Designs Vice/AXLE limitations.

That sounds more like a too little preload problem in the heel lever than a pivot position problem. Did you try to add more preload?
by dnt_upton
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: NTN Binding
Replies: 5
Views: 4178

Re: NTN Binding

NTN opinions vary.

If you're buying it,get Outlaw X next fall.

Scott bought Garmont and has 1 or 2 versions out there for NTN. If you can't try them on in a store or demo them, go with Scott.
by dnt_upton
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)
Replies: 98
Views: 58758

Re: 3-pin Racing

telemarkmark wrote:Tempted to put together a tech toe set up.
Nice job re 19th. That's impressive.

And if you went with a tech toe set up, my guess is you'd save time and notice a more than small difference between the uphill efficiency of a tech toe and a 3-pin binding.
by dnt_upton
Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)
Replies: 98
Views: 58758

Re: 3-pin Racing

I would like to point out that I do this for fun, to trim my equipment as well as my technique. I also thought that it might be of value for someone that I shared my experience of this, but I am not sure on that anymore. I think we all appreciate your contributions and interest. Keep at it. I hope ...
by dnt_upton
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Telemark Skimo racing (was: 3-pin Racing)
Replies: 98
Views: 58758

Re: 3-pin Racing

Are there really folks skimo racing with 3 pins? Probably very few. I suspect that's because (1) it's not as efficient/fast on the down (unless you make only alpine turns and then why not have an alpine binding) and (2) it's not as efficient on the up -- there's more resistance / less ROM compared ...
by dnt_upton
Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: 22 Design Axl bindings damaging front part of sole of boots
Replies: 21
Views: 17299

Re: 22 Design Axl bindings damaging front part of sole of boots

How old are your bindings?

I believe 22D had this problem and it was the flex plates, which they fixed it. Or something like that. You might contact them directly.
by dnt_upton
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Just throwing this out there...
Replies: 20
Views: 12819

Re: Just throwing this out there...

Not my cup of tea. The race where they compete on the same track is a bit cooler. Some BC race would be cool too. The Freeride World Tour and the tele comps showcase some outstanding talent, but to me, it's akin to watching golf on TV. I like the clips, but no chance I'd sit around and actually watc...
by dnt_upton
Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Hard wires or NTN? And what ski?
Replies: 25
Views: 13517

Re: Hard wires or NTN? And what ski?

I'll echo the point that if you're going with Vice's, don't. Get Axls. Might as well have the touring option. I'd also look at Voile Switchback X2 or original Switchback if you like a more neutral feel. Voile is in Utah, its factory is there, and they make very simple and durable stuff. The NTN opti...