The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

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The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by Johnny » Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:53 pm

So the new Meidjo 3 was unveiled at ISPO a few days ago... 40% more power, easier step-in, same hole pattern and upgradable from version 2... Absolutely beautiful. Just WOW... What do you think?


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Re: The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by MSU Alum » Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:04 pm

Oh boy. Another opportunity to spend the kids' inheritances upgrading my 2.1's!

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Re: The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by Johnny » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:45 am

Yep, I guess that's the price to pay to see what's underneath the flextor... Or I should say, what is not there... Well, the touring pin is still there so there must be a redesigned red stick somewhere... 8-)

I'm super excited about this... Just as much excited as I was when 7TM first announced the Power Pin and the step-in heels... :lol:
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Re: The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by bauerb » Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:06 pm

I love the idea of the easy step-in/out, but its one thing to align the pins with the toe holes on a workbench, its entirely different in real life. can someone with experience with this side-pin setup comment? seems like it would be frustrating

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Re: The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by MSU Alum » Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:16 pm

bauerb wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:06 pm
I love the idea of the easy step-in/out, but its one thing to align the pins with the toe holes on a workbench, its entirely different in real life. can someone with experience with this side-pin setup comment? seems like it would be frustrating
Let's just say that with any low tech toe, practicing in your basement before going to the slopes is not a bad idea.
I'm good at it now, but had a few problems at first. When you (remember to) raise the platform before putting the toe down, if you are close to that angle on your boot, when you push down, it engages pretty consistently. Too much heel up and it doesn't engage as well.

Not a deal breaker, for sure.

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Re: The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by Johnny » Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:50 pm

Yep, any tech toes will require a small amount of practice, especially since there is no standard for inserts placement between boots and bindings manufacturers... But that's nothing really...

And that's the beauty about the M3... It looks even easier since the flextor can now be flat when stepping in... Just look at the video once again... It's beautiful... 8-)
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Re: The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by bauerb » Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:56 pm

do the brakes stay engaged until your toe is in? with my Rotefellas, the brakes release when I try to get my toe in, so of course the ski slides forward.....

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Re: The new Meidjo 3 from M Equipment

Post by Johnny » Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:04 pm

The brake system on the Meidjo is not unlike the Freerides... You have to flatten them with your boots first, and then engage the toes... I have to say that if you plan to use brakes on the Meidjos, you will definitely need to practice at home first before your first day on the snow... 8-)
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