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Poll Results: I'm over 50 and follow the DIN settings follows:

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 15% of voters (6)
    Religiously.
  • 47% of voters (19)
    Regiliously, yeah right!
  • 32% of voters (13)
    I'm never over 49!
  • 5% of voters (2)
    What is a DIN setting?
40 Total Votes  
post #61 of 69

I used to set my bindings to 11 (they only went to 10, but there was some headroom there) for reckless high speed skiing, but I don't ski at recklessly high speeds any more.  Ha ha, I guest I did lower my DIN as I got older (and wiser).  I suppose, if I'm ever tempted to ski at speeds and places where a fall is quite likely to be the death of me, I'll probably turn crank up the binding setting.  If I remember to that is.

post #62 of 69
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Originally Posted by razie View Post
 

not talking numbers until i wipe some of the milk off my face, but you all use just one number - doesn't anybody use higher DINs for GS/speed skis versus slaloms and fartabouts? Like all mountain/big radius rigs?

Your bindings are going to take a harder hit with all mountain/big mountain skis than with race skis--think moguls, heavy deep snow, landing jumps.

post #63 of 69

everytime i read the thread title quickly on the forum homepage i think to myself.. whoa.. setting your DIN above 50! migth as well bolt your boots to the skis!

post #64 of 69
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Originally Posted by yann View Post

everytime i read the thread title quickly on the forum homepage i think to myself.. whoa.. setting your DIN above 50! migth as well bolt your boots to the skis!

 




Only applies to Marker...
post #65 of 69

She in only 50lb....a ski that she can bend and is about 90ish underfoot is all she needs. 

post #66 of 69
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Originally Posted by Philpug View Post

She in only 50lb....a ski that she can bend and is about 90ish underfoot is all she needs. 

Wrong thread?
post #67 of 69
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Originally Posted by Philpug View Post
 

She in only 50lb....a ski that she can bend and is about 90ish underfoot is all she needs. 

 

 

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Originally Posted by sibhusky View Post
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Philpug View Post

She in only 50lb....a ski that she can bend and is about 90ish underfoot is all she needs. 

Wrong thread?

Yup. Wondered who it wasn't where I expected it. D'oh. 

post #68 of 69
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Originally Posted by razie View Post
 

not talking numbers until i wipe some of the milk off my face, but you all use just one number - doesn't anybody use higher DINs for GS/speed skis versus slaloms and fartabouts? Like all mountain/big radius rigs?

I do. My bindings are set anywhere between 9 and 16 DINs depending on the skis/event/what not

post #69 of 69

From the what-you-don't-know-won't-hurt-you department:

 

When I bought new boots about five years ago, to replace the 25-year old too-big boots I had been using, I discovered they would clamp straight into Mrs. Claystone's old skis, without needing a forward pressure adjustment. Mrs. Claystone hasn't skied since 1976, when she blew out a ligament that holds her ankle together, because her boots were way too big. So I decided to take her old sticks for a ride one day. I skied about four runs with no problems at all, when I realized, as I was getting off the lift, that the bindings were set for a 135 lb lady, and not a 200 lb man. I walked out of the bindings a half-dozen times skiing down Cranmer at Winter Park. At the bottom I found a screwdriver and tweaked them back up to something I could work with.

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