Marker Duke 18 Pro

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Brownski Brownski
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Marker Duke 18 Pro

Anybody here badass enough to crank their bindings all the way to 18?
https://www.marker.net/en-us/201819/products/bindings/freeridefreestyle/duke-pro-epf-18-3929/duke-pro-epf-18-s-265-325-110-mm/
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Brownski wrote
Anybody here badass enough to crank their bindings all the way to 18?
It would be interesting to see how high a DIN would have to be before the weaker of the two points was the screws that held the binding to the ski.

To answer your question, I found that 12 was enough to f*** your knees up a bit.
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Cranking down is buckling all the buckles. If it gets really hairy I take it out of walk mode.
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Harvey wrote
Cranking down is buckling all the buckles. If it gets really hairy I take it out of walk mode.
I think it’s time for you to try alpine, Harv. I’m gonna bring extra skis and boots next time we ski together.
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I skied with green springs from about 1998 through 2007. I used to keep em around 17. We always figured that if you were on steep no fall zone terrain that the risk of blowing a knee was a lot more acceptable than the risk of blowing a shoe while over serious exposure and mandatory air lines. These days 13 or 14 seems perfect but I sure ain’t trying to be a hero or anything.
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raisingarizona wrote
I skied with green springs from about 1998 through 2007. I used to keep em around 17.
I have seen some of the videos so I don’t blame you for cranking your bindings down. Did you ever crash hard enough to eject at 17?
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Oh yes. It would push my knees right to the limit before I ejected. Probably not a great idea at this age. I keep em around 13 now.
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Damn. I hope you had a mouth guard in. Ever bite your tongue on impact?
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No but I’ve smashed my face real good a couple of times.

4 broken noses and a orbital skull fracture.

I guess I wasn’t as good as I like to remember but for a few years I went for it anyways.
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