i got a new pair of skis today and it's the first time i've gotten skis of the current model year. i also got them mounted with pivots, so they really stand out. my question is, what do you do to make sure no one snags your skis? is it worth investing in a lock? thanks
locks are a pretty good deterrent but nothing more. most locks have a relatively thin cable that can be clipped through pretty easily if the thief wants them bad enough.
what I always do it separate my skis. put one right next to the slope where you took them off and one right by the door as you walk in. this way theyre separated but you dont have to go out of your way to collect them again because theyre both on your way back to the lift
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you could always keep them on your feet.. but thats not really the answer. i just put mine next to the newest nicest skis i can find and hope that if someone is stealing skis they take the ones next to mine. i ski at a small mountain anyway not much theft.
I just put them somewhere visible from where I'll be sitting in the lodge. I hate going in for breaks but sometimes it's necessary so I just hawkeye my sticks until my friends man up and go back outside
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so this is what you do you find a friend with shitty skis and when you go in for breaks you put one of your skis with one of their skis and you face their skis out so no one will see you super nice skis all they will see are your friends shitty skis!!!
if I'm not at my home mountain I separate them but other than that I just leave em. my hill is literally in the middle of a suburb, nobody locks anything and I've rarely heard of anything being stolen.
I'll either use the free ski coral or just stick one of those cheap ass cable locks on them. Usually the cable locks are enough to scare off most people, I don't tend to leave my skis alone for very long anyways.
I just use one of those cables that you can like wind up. Kinda like this
Im the only one of my friends that do it, I just like to have a peace of mind when I'm in the lodge for a long time or a quick bathroom break. It takes, what, like 10 seconds to lock your skis? Just my opionion.
i leave mine near a bar on the hill which has a security camera which faces outside. if anyone steals them go to the bar and ask to check the camera. otherwise the camera is visible so its a deterrent in itself.
Paint wu-tang logos all over them. Boone will fuck with you.
Drawing dicks would work really good to.
But I seriously use a burton cable lock. I could cut it off so quick but on a rack full of skis better than mine, is a thief going to take his time to cut mine off while all these unlocked skis aree just sitting there?
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i use a ski key since we have the compatible racks here since its actually pretty secure, and someone would probably have to unscrew your bindings to steal your skis from it, but if we didnt have the racks i probably wouldnt even bother with one of those, you can pretty much just twist and snap those things. I guess it would discourage the average person looking to steal some skis from grabbing them really quickly, but if someone wants to steal your skis, its not going to stop them in anyway.
take a piss/dump on your skis.. no one will touch them
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