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Let's go logic! It's good to see someone else here realizes sometimes it takes initiative and action on your own part to get things done. Granted it wouldn't be this way in a perfect world, but as we all know we don't live in that utopia. It takes two minutes to mark your skis, and if you do that you'll be sure to get them mounted where you want. Not to mention it makes the tech's job a lot easier because they usually have a ton of skis to mount and you can hardly blame them for not remembering everyone's instructions. Anyways, this is a lot easier to do than complain and get a remount, so I highly recommend marking your own skis.
When I measure my skis I lay them down on a flat suface and put something heavy on them so they have no camber. Then measure from where the tail starts to leave the ground from where the tip leaves the ground. Then devide this number by 2 and you have true center.
^^ your way of measuring out true center is no good, first of all especially on rockered skis. they have like 60-100 cm of running edge. secondly, just measure the topsheet from tip to tail and divide by two its exactly the same thing.
thats good advice if you already know what you are doing, but I would def recommend the average person NOT just eyeball it, they'll end up with a more fucked up setup than anyone mouting with a jig.
let me rephrase, thanks chris.
only mount on your own if you have DONE IT PROFESSIONALLY IN A SHOP AND KNOW WHAT YOURE DOING, and HAVE THE RIGHT TOOLS.