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VinnieFKeep riding them, but do a fix on them first. I'd take the binding off, then get a good glue that wicks well and bend the ski a bit so you can get as much glue between the topsheet as you can then clamp it well. depending you the glue that might be enough on its own, or you could throw some screws in the top to be sure.
kylemcleanDon't do this
If you want to do it yourself use a good 2-part epoxy not glue. Don't put a screw in there either it will just eat at the core.
The easiest and beat way is definatley just taking it to a shop. Most shops that tune also do repairs. That way if they fuck up its there fault not yours and they should give you at least some compensation
PoikenzWhere did you get them mounted? You could at least try arguing that it was the shops fault as the screw in your heel looks like it isn't really holding. I mean that isn't what caused the delam but you might be able to strike some sort of deal out of it.
Other than that, yeah I'd unscrew the heel piece and use a two part epoxy to fill the crack, get it in deeper with a thin exacto blade (the more you can push in the better) just try not to get it to delam more. Clamp it down with a couple pieces of wood or metal bar to get even pressure and leave it for the recommended time. In terms of epoxy, the best small kit I'd recommend would be west's g flex. It isn't the best epoxy, but it will hold up better than most small sized kits.
tomPietrowskiAre you sure it's a delam op? It looks like a broken sidewall. I would guess your edge caught the sidewall and broke a strip out. If that is the case you just need it reselling. They will never be as strong as you have lost some of the structure of the ski but they should hold up ok for a whIle. If there is a delam then when the sidewall is filled they can clamp the ski but a I say it looks more like sidewall damage then a delam.
kylemcleanScrews on bindins are designed to not damage a ski as it flexes so you can't just put a random screw in there. Also good luck finding a screw small enough to not puncture the base that will also fit under the binding
BernardLmy skis are way more fucked up and i rode them for a week up at hood. you should be fine if you fix them up.
rozboonIt's because they're a hybrid cap/sidewall ski and I would say it's quite likely that someone did a kinda poor job of the mount.
Either the holes weren't drilled deep enough, so the binding + screw + cap section is getting "jacked" off the sidewall part of the ski, or the screws used were too short and are only gripping the cap section and pulling it away from the sidewall part of the ski.
I would be inclined to remove the heelpiece, inspect the holes and measure the screws (particularly their protrusion from the binding), then mix some 2-part epoxy, heat it so it's thin, pour it in there, keep a heat lamp on it for an hour or so to help it flow and clamp the hell out of it overnight. Then re-mount the heelpiece and do a better job than the first person did.
dodgeYeah I'm kind of new to the whole binding sector of skiing...if I unscrew my heel piece, do I need any special tools to insert them back in?
Would love to read a good, informative article to become educated if you have a link to one btw