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I skipped to step six.
Depending on the ski you may or may not be completely boned. If it's something pretty tough, say with a lot of composites or (even better) a metal laminate then you should be OK. Also the topsheet should have provided a degree of protection, it's probably a good 1-2mm thick and realistically does very little for your pull-out strength.
If it's a full woodcore ski or worst case a foam core and you've gone down into the core then I'd be looking into getting some inserts like you say. Just check out the overall diameter, you really want something that will replace the entire mess you've made...
I mounted these up myself. i used a paper jig and a center punch. made a drill stop out of a pen case.
hope the link works
the bindings are salomon s810s (i think) heres pics(and the part that's come off)
No, the screw itself just keeps on turning, never tightening, i tightened it and then sudddenly it just loosened, and now it won't tighten properly.
They mean you've stripped all the threads out of the hole. When you're tightening something like that and suddenly it goes loose it's because the bolt is pulling so hard on the thread that it pops up one step in the thread and takes the top off all the threads in the hole as it does it. The more times you do it the easier it becomes, until eventually the hole is essentially smooth and there's nothing for it to grip on.
There are various ways to repair a thread. The most common and safest is to replace the bolt with a larger one and tap a larger thread into the material, if this is possible.
The other is to replace material in the hole then re-tap the hole to the original size, but you risk the new material pulling out of the hole as well.
With something like a binding... I'd look at replacing the bit that got stripped. Can't see your pics cos I'm at work, sorry.
Pop the heel up and you'll have a much easier time adjusting that one. If you can't adjust the toe... wrap a tea-towel around the screwdriver handle for some more torque. I guess that's all you can really do.
Make sure you cycle the heel up-down a few times and re-check the indicator after adjusting.
Where can i buy all the stuff i need to wacks my own skis for cheap and what is the best?