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Advice for busted skis
so anyways last week i over rotated and when i hit the ground i twisted my tailpiece off its little frame thing. also i broke a big piece of plastic off the back of the other tail piece... so i need new bindings. thing is, theres only a few days left of skiing, and obviously i want to hit up the sweet spring skiing its my fav, and the end of the season "push all the snow into the park and make everything huge" is going down too.
I probably have to get new skis soon, these are torn up but i'ma try to get another year out of them
Buy new bindings, drill new holes, put them on; can be cheap or expensive bindings. the idea is that hte cheap ones will last me for the last few days, and i can get really fancy ones at the start of next season so i dont wreck those accidentally.
buy whole new skis and bindings, i can probably get a good deal
maybe buy whole new skis and bindings AND get bindings for others so i can ride them next year
thing is i'd rather not get new skis and just use them the last few days.
does anyone have suggestions or other options?
and what type of bindings should i get (SOLOMONS SUCK ASS, THE S10 HAS BROKEN LIKE 50 TIMES)
use them as a urban ski
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kinda my plan, only problem is the binding is no longer attatched to the ski, and cannot be put back on...
get rossignol/look, they work good
how big are you if you want a cheap pair of skis for the end of the season i have a pair of last years 181 ar5s center mounted with p12s i could let go cheap
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man its just for the last few days, i dont think i need whole new skis... my 170s are already over my head, adding another 10 cm would make it dificult
so heres what you do. it worked for me for a whole season
go to the local goodwill, pick up a good size pair of straight skis or whatever. make sure the bindings are mad old. 10 year old markers aren't bad plus they are kinda light. dont get an old sandwhich ski. the skis salomon was putting out 8 years ago are sweet for this. get them mounted center or way forward, just tell your tech to go over the recommended point because who cares you'll ruin them anyway. grind the edge away. and voila, you can still go backwards, and hit jumps (we had a good 60 footer at my local hill and it wasn't a problem) so do that and your set for the season
so....why don't you buy some sweet bindings and mount em up on your old beater skis for the last couple days of the season. Then you can buy some new skis for next season and retire the beaters, strip the bindings off and mount them on the new skis.....
^it dosnt exactly sound safe. the reason skis get outdated like 10 years or so is cause theyr not exactly safe anymore. ya know, new tecnolegy
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