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Find a pair of leather laceups and some three pins (w/ or w/out
cables).  Scour the web and places such as Outdoor Gear Exchange.  Put
out a plea to the list.

--Matt K.



On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 15:01:55 -0500, Sharon Heller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I had to hike out of the backcountry with one ski!!!
>
> While out there, I hit some buried water and had to scrape the ice off the
> bottom of one of my Fischer Rebounds. I took the ski off to do this. It
> would not go back on, no matter what I did. I fought with it for 20 minutes
> while freezing my ssa off as the sweat chilled in the stiff subzero breeze.
>
> I have a wonderful pair of NNN BC boots that keep my feet warm and dry no
> matter the weather, so I had Rotofella NNN BC bindings mounted on these
> skis. Well, they kcus ssa!!! What good are they if you can't get them on
> while in the snow/cold!?!!?!!
>
> So, when I got back home, I brought them inside. One binding held my ski
> boot just fine, the other did not. I can wiggle out, no matter how hard I
> try to snap in. That binding seems to be clearly defective and I am going to
> bring it back to the where I bought it.
>
> Now, the question is...what to do?
>
> I really cannot afford to buy 3pin boots/bindings and my Veloce's are not
> very comfortable anyway and I just can't imagine touring with them.
>
> I have a pair of NNN BC bindings on my old rock skis that are manual. You
> have to snap it down with your hand. Kind of a pain, but they are reliable.
> I can put them on in snowy conditions. Sure I have to clear the snow out of
> my boot, but that's a given no matter what binding you use. But I can always
> get my boot back in it. So, I'm thinking about having them removed from the
> rossis and put on the Rebounds. If any of you have a better idea, that won't
> cost me $$ please send your suggestions my way.
>
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