Well yes and no.
If you have any kind of ice packed in the toe pieces, it can obviously effect the chance of a prerelease. Even without it though, dynafits are known to pop out if you have the right KIND of directional pressure, which is almost exactly like the forces in landing a spin... Let's see if I can find that video...
Yep! Here it is.
So even if all things are perfect, the right KIND of pressure and spin may cause the toes to open up. If you're doing a lot of spinning, I'd probably choose one of the other non-low-tech AT bindings like the guardian, Baron, Duke, F10/12 or something similar that has an actual toe, heel and AFD.
This. It's amazing on the up with low techs. So much more natural of a stride it isn't even funny... But like I said above, it's all about what you're doing. If I was spinning, I might think about suffering through an AT binding with an AFD or maybe even MFD alltimes if I was big and burly or was sending giant shit on the regular.
Not trying to start an argument, but I'm pretty positive there is no "partially locked".
There's locked out (all the way up) and there's the correct setting for them to be releasable, which is one click down from the full upright and locked position.
Unless I'm missing something, as I have plums too but have never heard of that.
bro do you even tour?
oh and wrong forum jong
Thanks for all the help folks. I have Dukes: heavy and pretty near broken after three seasons. About what I expected. Plus, I can barely grab my skis with the ridiculous platforms. Just got some new JJs and I want to be able to ski my way without worry about the bindings. Enjoy some Bridger Range backcountry POV vids if you like. Cheers!
I'm just gonna tell ya 9 out of the 10 people here who tell you the dynawhompers/plums aint burley enough, haven't ever skied them . You can charge you can take air and spin, but no you probably won't be able to pull out bad form backseat landings like a *cough* real duke or fks @ 16 din or repeatedly huck onto hardpack.
In the 4 seasons ive been on them they haven't released any different than any other binder at a similiar din setting barring operator error. I'm not a spinny flipper, but the will stay on your feet and stomp landings in pow and I'm 6' and close to 250 lb geared up and ski them on +120mm fatties
so how long you been drinkin the dynakoolaid bro?
Oh, there's nothing wrong with dukes, etc... It's just not as efficient. If you're doing a long tour or a bunch of laps, it makes a pretty big difference in how worn out you get from compensating for the lack of range with your balance muscles.
I do know beasts who do what you're talking about though. One in particular has F12s on 205 Praxis pow boards and he keeps up with guys on rando setups all day. It's insane to watch.