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Old     (premierwake136)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-29-2007, 1:06 PM Reply   
i always use newt juice when i get into my bindings
i was thinking about getting closed toed this year cuz i hear they are great
but does the slay in the boot since the toe is closed
thanx
Old     (premierwake136)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-29-2007, 1:07 PM Reply   
sorry about the "Me Stay" in the title i dont know what that was
Old     (kmcginty)      Join Date: Sep 2005       03-29-2007, 1:10 PM Reply   
You dont need slime to get into the shanes, you dont even need water...
Old     (mcwakerider)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-29-2007, 1:24 PM Reply   
Most of the new bindings in general do not need any kind of binding lube. my Ronix ones dont need anything.
Old     (gimp990)      Join Date: Mar 2007       03-29-2007, 3:33 PM Reply   
Shanes and watsons need no slime.
Old     (jakoerber)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-29-2007, 3:56 PM Reply   
but to answer youre question it will not stay in boot there are little holes the water and slim will go out. no worries
Old     (mucktoerider)      Join Date: Jan 2007       03-29-2007, 4:49 PM Reply   
ronix cells are slimeless.
Old     (pureblue)      Join Date: Jun 2002       03-29-2007, 6:45 PM Reply   
What is the main advantage of the closed toe?
Old    xtremebordgurl            03-29-2007, 7:18 PM Reply   
I don't need slime to get into my 06 3Ds, but do sometimes just cause I like the smell of it. Yes I'm a wierdo.
Old    xtremebordgurl            03-29-2007, 7:20 PM Reply   
Luke, I feel like its a comfort thing, yeah you do get added control but I find they are just so much more comfy. Open toe boots I feel like always cut off circulation to my toes, which is wierd I know but I just love the feel of the boot. Plus every single part of your foot has contact with the boot giving you more control. Plus they are uber warm which is nice if you live anywhere other than FL.
Old     (premierwake136)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-30-2007, 11:56 AM Reply   
thanx alot i think i will get closed toe now
Old     (gimp990)      Join Date: Mar 2007       03-30-2007, 1:18 PM Reply   
Man once you do you will never wont to ride open toe again. I know I dont.
Old     (shavis)      Join Date: Aug 2005       03-30-2007, 1:29 PM Reply   
i can put on my ronix ones with sox on. Open toe is dead to me
Old     (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       03-30-2007, 1:52 PM Reply   
Ronix ones are designed to be put on dry with no slime.
Old     (premierwake136)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-30-2007, 4:18 PM Reply   
i wanted to get last years murrays but it seems like i have to get ronix
Old     (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-30-2007, 7:06 PM Reply   
my shop just got the boot heater for our ronix boots. i tried it out, and oh damn they are nice, haha. most comfortable boots hands down.
Old     (alliecat0223)      Join Date: Oct 2006       03-31-2007, 12:47 PM Reply   
The Ronix rise are awesome. It is true once you go closed toed you will never go back to open toe again. I love how easy they are to get on.
Old     (pnichols)      Join Date: Jan 2007       03-31-2007, 1:33 PM Reply   
Do you have any problems keeping them on. Usually easy on means easy off, and I like a tight fit. Who don't?????
Old     (_jason_)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-31-2007, 1:45 PM Reply   
Murrays i have no problem with having to use newt juice. Wet them down and your foot a lil, and your set to go.
Old     (premierwake136)      Join Date: Jun 2005       04-01-2007, 7:33 AM Reply   
jason do you like the BOA because on my last pair "ERA" the BOA seemed to take a while
Old     (tantrum20)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-01-2007, 8:52 AM Reply   
uh paul... easy on with laces tighten doesn't mean easy off... we are far from old school bindings here...
I never used slime and I wore Ultras for 5 years... I liked the simplicity of the bindings... when I tried on the Watson last year I was like... I gotta have those... I went for the Shanes since they were not as stiff... you dont need any slime to get into those and the fit really good once tighten... in fact, I think I could put those on with my shoes on if they were a size bigger... almost as much hold as the ultras...
I tried 3ds and Murray and they are not easy to get into(read "are a bitch to get into")... and I didn't felt as good when I finally did get into them... I would understand someone wanting to use slime with those... I would be scared cuz slime disolves pretty fast with water...I would juste get them wet when on and twist you foot a like to rinse them from the inside... I would recomand using soap though cuz its doesn't disolves as fats... in fact, you never should use soap to get into bindings...
I have the feeling that Ronix's would be as easy to gent into than Shanes and Watsons...
Old     (gimp990)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-01-2007, 9:49 AM Reply   
I ride the shanes and my foot NEVER moves around at all while riding or falling, but they go on easier than a pair of flip flops.
Old     (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-02-2007, 9:19 AM Reply   
I have yet to come out of the Ronix ones while riding, I have had a couple of hard falls so far. They are very easy to get off after your set, which is always nice.

(Message edited by pfort on April 02, 2007)
Old     (gimp990)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-02-2007, 9:37 AM Reply   
What is the ankle support like on the ones. Wakeside.com told me that the ones are more flexible than the 07 shanes. Do you know if that is true?

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