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Bindings affecting the flex of the ski?
Had someone mention that the marker baseplate that the heelp piece goes on can affect the flex of the ski. It kind of makes sense because if you think about a ski as a lever with the binding being the fulcrum it would be smaller and therefore should flex less. But it also seems like the difference it would make would be almost un noticeable. Thoughts or opinions on this?
i don't really think it makes a difference unless your comparing big/older frame touring bindings. some of which would create massive a massive dead spot on the ski and make it flex unnaturally. in standard alpine bindings i don't think it makes a real diffrense
It is noticeable with very soft skis when it comes to flex, but more than that, it creates a significant deadspot in the ski if its a larger/older plate. Its been a while since Ive skied markers on park skis (for the flex aspect) but I can definitely feel a deadspot in them when I was using all mountain skis.
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