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Is it bad to use bigger binding breaks?
Well I'm wondering if its bad to use a 115mm binding break on a 97mm ski? What are all the disadvantages/advantages
they can easily get caught and bend. my personal experiance
"Because Wu-tang is gangster as fuck." Malcolm
115 is getting a bit big for 97 waists. look into pipe bending your brakes
Where/how can I get that done? Is is easier to just get new breaks? It's for pivot 18s
^bending breaks to go bigger is easier its certainly harder to make big breaks smaller. If you have not got the binding yet defiantly look to buy some with smaller brakes straightaway. You don't want to risk damaging those base plates on a brand new binding trying to bend them.
Well I got a good deal on ns on them. Is there any way for me to put smaller breaks on?
Yeah you can contact Rossi and they will sell you some. They will prob want you to send them the heel pieces but seeing as its summer that should not be a huge issue. You could also try your local shops but fks brakes are pretty rare but its certainly worth a try.
Well it's the look pivot 18 XXL. On their site it says 100-117mm. Does that mean its adjustable?
the breaks hook together if your feet are close and if your stepping (hiking) they catch eachother and bend and they bend easier. Trust me its a HUGE fucking hassle
It just means they recommend fitting it on a ski with a waist of 100mm to 115mm. That is because the next down they offer is 95mm which would be tight on 100mm skis, but would be good for yours for example.
What do you guys think. Is it worth the new brakes or should I bend them down?
I wouldn't do it. I see no reason why and only bad thing could happen.
"Richard Permin is a prick"-Sean Pettit
Get new brakes. Even if you bend them in the brake arms will be massively long and the first time you have a shitty landing switch you will catch the brake and destroy it. And being turntable heels, it's a pain in the ass to change the brake after the binding is mounted so do it once, do it right.
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