So Over the summer I worked to save up for two things, new pair of domains and a seasons pass to loon. After putting in 35 hours a week all summer I had enough for both. So I ordered a pair of 179 Domains from the house.com and the transaction went off without a hitch. The first problem arose when I brought my skis to a shop called Bob Skinners Ski Shop in Sunapee New Hampshire, although this is not the closest shop, my grandfather had been doing business with them for over 40 years. Needless to say there was a certain level of trust going into this mount job. After having my k2s mounted with my previously used jesters (used by me for a season) I took them up to my local hill for some early season riding. After two days of riding flat bars on a green trail my back right binding pulled out of the ski. Still in shock I try to figure out how this could happen already. After looking at the part of the ski where the binding had been mounted I noticed that out of the four holes in which the ski had been mounted only three looked like they had screws pull out, so my obvious next step would be look at the binding, which to no surprise had only three screws. Next I returned to the shop that had incorrectly mounted my skis and informed them what had happened. They tried to play it off like it somehow wasn’t their fault but finally agreed to remount them for free. This is where I was fucked. (Drilling a k2 ski twice automatically voids the skis warranty) So not knowing any better I consented, thinking this was the best possible move. I skied on these for about a week and then again my back right binding pulled. This time I returned to the shop that had mounted them, demanding an explanation. Since I had called before hand they had their story rehearsed, instructing me to bring these to a k2 dealer to have them warrantied. So next I bring them to a new shop down the road where they examined the skis and sent the information to k2. The next day I received a phone call saying that because the skis had been drilled twice and not heli-coiled k2 will not be able to warranty them. Next they guy informed me that the only thing left to do would be to heli-coil the original holes with plastic heli-coils. So left with no other option I said go for it. I skied them with the plastic heli-coils for another two to three weeks and yet again the back right binding pulled. This time I just brought them to the shop at loon, where I was told that the ski was now unfixable and should have been heli-coiled using a metal heli-coil.
So as it now stands I’m a totally broke college kid with no way to ski and no time to get a job until the summer. Just thought id come to ns to vent, /endrant.EndFragment EndFragment