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Have these ski bindings been mounted properly?

I used to do some work as a ski technician many years ago, and yes, definitely this is not correct. You should not be able to see the screws from the underside. Take them back for a replacement, they ...
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How does ski binding height affect skiing off-piste?

This dimension is know as the binding stack height (as well as binding stand height) and can be both beneficial and detrimental: On piste / carving / racing: a larger stack height is generally ...
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How do you mount ski bindings?

For most people, having a shop do the mount is a hassle-free and relatively inexpensive way to mount bindings. Shops will often mount the ski "on the line" but many will mount it to your basic ...
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Skis constantly misaligned while stacked

No, they didn't do anything wrong (they probably didn't do anything at all). The stoppers purpose is not to stack the skis, it's to stop the skis if they become undone from your boots and slide down ...
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Are "Dynafit"/tech ski boots compatible with frame-style touring bindings?

The short answer is tech binding compatible boots will work fine with non-tech AT bindings in the vast majority of circumstances. The more involved answer is (as always for safety gear) to check the ...
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Manual vs auto lock ski binding

According to this source: Auto-locking toe lever puts you in uphill mode upon step-in, no manual lifting necessary. What this means is you don't have to lift up the toe tab to lock in your toe ...
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Skiing demo plate vs no demo plate

If you know exactly where your bindings need to be fixed then you don't need the demo plate, and fixing directly to the ski gives a more rigid connection between boot and ski. A demo plate is only ...
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Are adaptor ski bindings still a thing?

They do exist. Whether they are the right solution is a different discussion. Daymakers AT Adapter There is a review about them here. I personally have never used them myself so I can't speak to their ...
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Rest position of pin binding over summer?

The user manual (page 41) says that When not used, set the binding as per the downhill mode in order to preserve the elasticity of the springs The manual is downloadable on the manufacturer site
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Are adaptor ski bindings still a thing?

While adapters exist, I have not seen any in use for obvious reasons: Alpine skis and boots are heavy and there is not much fun in carrying those up the mountain. I already have a rather heavy ...
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Can't find friction slider adjustment on Tyrolia PR10 bindings?

You don't need to be looking any further - there is no such adjustment screw. Reason being, there's nothing adjustable there. The purpose of this slider is to facilitate your ski boot moving sideways ...
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