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Old    Carl Ladd (vlxwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2008       06-03-2009, 7:16 PM Reply   
Just got a new pair of 09 Ronix One bindings. Has anyone molded a pair or know how to without the use of a machine.
Old    Steve™ (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       06-03-2009, 7:18 PM Reply   
I've heard it can be done with a hairdryer BUT with $400 invested, isn't it smarter to take them in and do it right?

-Steve
Old    Hayes (hayes)      Join Date: Aug 2007       06-03-2009, 7:30 PM Reply   
I molded a pair I had. Just get a hair dryer and place on low. Heat binding for 5-10 minutes then immediately place on and stand for ~5 minutes. Hope this helps.
Old    Twitch Hambling (themxercr85)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-03-2009, 7:56 PM Reply   
I was told hot tub could do it
Old    Carl Ladd (vlxwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2008       06-03-2009, 8:03 PM Reply   
Yea I will try the hair dryer on low and just closely monitor them closely. Thanks.
Old    Brian Zager (bzager)      Join Date: Apr 2009       06-03-2009, 9:00 PM Reply   
idn about ronix but i molded my vantages in a hot bathtub! idn if it molded em persay, but it definatly helped break em in.
Old    Adam Balon (adam_balon)      Join Date: Jul 2003       06-03-2009, 11:41 PM Reply   
just wear them and they will mold naturally over time.
Old    Ben_B (hyperlite4life)      Join Date: Sep 2006       06-04-2009, 9:35 AM Reply   
binding machine operates at 119 degrees
Old    Dave (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-04-2009, 10:43 AM Reply   
I took my to a local sports shop that has the same machine for doing ski/snowboard boots or hockey skates.
Old    John (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       06-04-2009, 2:23 PM Reply   
yea, I took my 08 Ones and ran them in the tub with the water temp all the way up, let em cool a bit (so they dont burn your feet) and popped my feet in there. They molded extremely well.
Old    Blake (wake_it_up)      Join Date: Nov 2008       06-04-2009, 2:56 PM Reply   
The tub is exactly what I did. Worked extremely well
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-04-2009, 3:00 PM Reply   
Or just ride them and break em in that way? It took me about 4-6 sets to get the same effect as heat molding.
Old    Kevin (premierwake136)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-04-2009, 3:07 PM Reply   
are you taking the sock out or just putting the whole boot in the tub
Old    John (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       06-04-2009, 3:35 PM Reply   
you gotta put the entire thing in so when you put your foot in you can cinch them up to mold to your foot.
Old    j hill (jhilltn)      Join Date: Jul 2004       06-05-2009, 8:52 AM Reply   
it's just marketing. don't worry about it. you think danny harf heat molds his bindings? you won't be thinking about whether or not your bindings have been properly heat molded when you're edging into the wake.

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