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Old    Cory McLean (kikitlo)      Join Date: Jul 2005       10-06-2006, 2:51 PM Reply   
Just wanted to send out a thank you to Tom at DWC Boardshop. Tom took the time to go into the shop on a scheduled day off to get me new boards for my wife and I. Very good experience and I would recommend checking them out. Tom informed me that they are getting ready to move from King Island to Tower park so look out for them. I am just stoked to finally have a good setup that I wanted to share.
old setup Free Motion(Wife and I use to share)
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My new 06 Transcend w/Zeus
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Wifes new 06 Saphire w/Torq
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Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       10-06-2006, 3:50 PM Reply   
Nice looking rides.... congrats on the new set-ups. I bet you can't wait to get out and ride.
Old    TeamValdez (teamvaldez)      Join Date: Apr 2003       10-08-2006, 4:52 PM Reply   
Cograts on the new set ups. Tom and his family are awesome people.
Old    Cory McLean (kikitlo)      Join Date: Jul 2005       10-09-2006, 7:19 PM Reply   
Thanks guys, yeah I can't wait to try them out. I think I will try to tough it out and get out on the Delta Friday.
I have a question though, the bindings fit real good except for the strap labeled in the photo. How do I go about loosening them up? Is there a screw that I can loosen? I read of people using hot water to help loosen bindings, how hot? appreciate the help
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Old    Ron (dcranium)      Join Date: Mar 2006       10-09-2006, 8:29 PM Reply   
nice! you will definitely like the better fitting bindings. we (our family) shared a board and bindings (same chaser universal fit) and gladly moved on to our own board/bindings. having bindings that really fit make a big difference-as you probably found out your first time out.

(hinge tech rocks!)
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       10-09-2006, 10:45 PM Reply   
Cory - not sure how to loosen that strrap, I took mine out alltogether.
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       10-10-2006, 9:45 AM Reply   
Just ride in them and beak them in. The hot water works good to loosen them a bit. Sweet setups.
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       10-10-2006, 11:20 AM Reply   
yeah, ride them a few times and see what you think. If they haven't loosened enough, then you can take that strap out. Different people like them different ways. I prefer it in, some of my friends prefer it out.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-10-2006, 11:46 AM Reply   
Yulp....can't be loosened. I took mine out all together but be warned...you could end up with heel lift wihout it. I would remove one side of one strap, put the boot on, and make your call from there. I know team rider Jeff House removed his also.
Old    DRA            10-10-2006, 11:56 AM Reply   
J-Rod,

Did you try taking a hole punch and notching the spit in the strap. That relieves some of the tightness. I played around with a pair and it worked pretty good.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-10-2006, 12:13 PM Reply   
Thanks...where were you a year ago with your bright idea? BTW....I hate how your screen name shows up blank on the last post.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       10-10-2006, 12:40 PM Reply   
I thought that strap would be too tight when I first put on the boots, but once you ride them a couple times you'll end up liking it. Zero heel lift and it doesn't hurt your foot or anything after they're broken in.

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