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boardcrazy 06-27-2012 6:52 PM

Do I need new Bindings?
I have an old pair of Zues bindings that my feet slide forward in on hard landings and cramp my toes. I think the boots are 4 years old and thought maybe they are out dated or too big. Or, maybe I need to suck it up, quit whining and continue using what I have. I don't wakeboard as much as I used to so consequently I don't get into the board shops like I used to. Can anyone offer up some advice?

bschall 06-27-2012 8:21 PM

check out snowdealsnow.com they have some pretty sweet company bindings on there for $100 that a lot have wakeworld members have jumped on

bschall 06-27-2012 8:22 PM

search up company in the search box and sdn5 is a coupon code that you can use that is basically the same as free shipping

mpfiste2 06-28-2012 5:30 AM

How does the weight of the Vandall bindings compare to some of the newer Ronix bindings? Do you feel you can cinch the velcro tight enough?

boardjnky4 06-28-2012 5:33 AM

damn, only $65 and free shipping


Are they really a good binding?

jarrod 06-28-2012 7:53 AM

It sounds like you're in search for a better fit, in which case I would want to try those boots on before you buy. Do you have a local shop where you can sample?

I would suggest the CWB Vapors. They offer 3 velcro straps that will allow you to adjust the fit easily while you ride.

boardcrazy 06-30-2012 5:34 AM

Should I look at open toed boots or do you think the problem with my current boots is that they are not a propper fit?

wakedaveup 06-30-2012 6:45 AM

If your foot slides, theyre not a proper fit

boardcrazy 06-30-2012 6:52 AM

Thanks Dave, that's what I was thinking.

wakedaveup 06-30-2012 10:19 AM

Ya brotha you don't want any play in the boot as far as slipping around. Recipe for a broken ankle and a proper fit would probably give you more control as well. You don't want a squeezed in fit either because pressure points will kill you. Like J-Rod said you should really find a shop and try some on. I understand were all not in a position to drop $300 on a brand new pair of bindings but go find what you like and fits "snug" and see if they will cut you a deal or worst case scenario shop online. I try to support my local businesses when it comes to product but I don't always have the money to pay retail.

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