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Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-04-2008, 1:27 PM Reply   
Has anyone tried putting the bindings on a different board other than a Ronix? The screw that come with are really long -would a couple of those white cheap plastic spacers work, or should I try to hunt down new shorter screws...I know people have a lot of problems with the mounting plates snapping, and I think this may be one of the reasons.
Thanks for your feedback!
Old    AndY (andy13)      Join Date: Apr 2007       09-04-2008, 1:35 PM Reply   
the spacers will be fine i believe as long as you put the spacers on top of the binding inbetween the screw head and the binding plate and not betweeen the binding plate and the board. i hope that make sense
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-04-2008, 1:46 PM Reply   
Makes perfect sense man, thanks! That's exactly how I have it and I'm still worried its not enough...but I don't want to put too many spacers in.

(Message edited by salsajs3030 on September 04, 2008)
Old    Dave S (bogiedog1)      Join Date: Jun 2008       09-04-2008, 1:47 PM Reply   
I had the same problem with my Ones on the Ibex. The extra spacers worked fine.
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-04-2008, 1:49 PM Reply   
Perfect...snapping those plates is a pain in the ass.
Dave, do you have problems with the screws loosening up on you?
Old    Dave S (bogiedog1)      Join Date: Jun 2008       09-04-2008, 1:59 PM Reply   
yea, you have to keep your eye on them. Not as bad now compared to when they were new though.
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-04-2008, 2:02 PM Reply   
Cool -Have you tried lock-tight?
Old    Dave S (bogiedog1)      Join Date: Jun 2008       09-04-2008, 2:17 PM Reply   
No, its not such a bad problem that I have started squirting stuff on the board.

I usually check them before each session (2-3 runs) and they are good for the day.
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-04-2008, 3:12 PM Reply   
*Bump*

Anyone else with Ronix one's have any input?
Thanks!
Old    Bart Urban (bartush)      Join Date: Jan 2007       09-04-2008, 4:51 PM Reply   
my 08 ones fit perfectly on my Hype Marek
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-04-2008, 6:46 PM Reply   
That makes sense that the hyperlites have the same deep screw inset on their boards as the Ronix offers.
Old    richard migwire (richy_m)      Join Date: Sep 2008       09-04-2008, 7:40 PM Reply   
i have ridden ronix boots on a obrien board and the screws were way too long and could move the boots around a bit while riding,
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-05-2008, 8:12 AM Reply   
Richard -that's my exact problem...so what did you do to fix the problem?
Old    Matt Simpson (slob02)      Join Date: Mar 2004       09-05-2008, 10:14 AM Reply   
Put Ronix on my Hyperlite with the screws it came with. Has been great all season.
Old    Swatguy (xstarrider)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-05-2008, 7:50 PM Reply   
Have Ronix Cells on my Gator. Had the Cells on the Ronix Covin b4 that and even then a Ronix on Ronix setup the bolts were a tad to long. Couldn't magine how a company has a setup that is marketed as a collection whos bolts don't fit out of the box. I Just went and bought some stainless washers. Also the case on my buddies LF Shane board with the One binding. IT's a common thing. Hyperlite's have one of the deeper screw channels. The stainless wahers give you more of a support on your plate as well then those plastic ones IMO. Also went as big as round as i could that would fill up the screw plate channels on the binding

(Message edited by xstarrider on September 05, 2008)
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-06-2008, 1:11 PM Reply   
Swatguy -appreciate the feed back man...I'm heading out to buy those stainless steel washers today!! I already broke one of the plates -this may help as well??
Thanks again for the idea!

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