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How you bend brakes... properly...
well im sort of mad... cause fedex just lost my heel piece for some p10s that i bought and i had ordered some wide brakes for them for my moships off here... but now since i only got one full binding... fedex is reinbursing(sp?) me and with that money imma buy myslef some new ones... so to go on my moships i was thinking of the
rossi Axial2 120 binders... and as you know they got a 80mm stock brake on em... moships have a 90mm width... it might be a bit sketch doing that but tell me if there is a certain way to do it... and i can just practice on other shit binders..
^^ oh yeah and apparently those wide brakes cant go on the newer rossi binders cause they for look binders with turntables and what not
I have been told numerous times that it's not really possible to bend that much... you would have to bend the current bend flat, then bend a whole new kink in it.
just pull them out so they're not 90 degree angles anymore.
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you know what im talking about... i think i saw some thread on TGR and the dude was pro at bending...he had pictures and they looked good... thats exactly what i was planning to do
theres a guy on TGR who will bend look brakes to your spec and send them to you..pretty sure iggyskier was posting in that topic a while ago - see if he knows??
mount the bindings with the brakes unbent, then get the ski in a vice, clamp a boot in the binding and crank the DIN. Then slip an old pole or piece of pipe over the brake to use as a level - bend the brake straight then re-bend as needed. Clamping a boot in the binding while you're doing this positions the metal part of the brake in a way that you're less likely to break something. Go slowly with the bending, and don't use heat.
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