I haven't, but I was just on a trip where Matty Herriger of TGR broke the heel piece of the II's, but he's an animal. I know tons of fellows whose lives depend on them, so don't sweat it and ride whatever you can get your hands on . Obviously the III's are better, but who cares.
>From: "Jim B." <[log in to unmask]
>Reply-To: Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports <[log in to unmask]
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] Bindings Question
>Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 12:28:17 -0400
>On Thu, 19 Sep 2002 12:05:11 -0400, David Guertin <[log in to unmask]
> >>>>>> "Dana" == Dana Dorsett <[log in to unmask]
> > Dana> (FWIW: Mgear.com also has the Titanl-3 for $198, and the
> > Dana> Freerides for $225.)
>So what's wrong with the Diamir II's? I know they're less beefy than the
>Freerides and the III's, but for a skinny fella like me will it matter if
>they're mostly seeing off-piste activity? I was thinking if I could scrape
>together the $ my Mt. Washington and VT b/c rig would by a 70-80mm
>underfoot alpine ski in a 175-185cm length, with Diamir IIs and a Scarpa or
>Lowa AT boot (or an alpine boot for short climbs that don't include any
>sort of tour aspect). $170 vs $200-$250 fr the bindings. The II's are
>lighter, too. Anyone here ever broken a pair?
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