HO syndicate hardshell

GigiGigi Posts: 3 Baller
edited June 2017 in Skis Fins Bindings
Someone has the same problem?
After 3 passes with the new boot, during the final part of a turn my boot slipped away from the front stainless steel toe hoop, with the release unit still locked. It was quite scary and dangerous. After that, i noticed that the front part of the boot bobs when is locked on the ski, due to the deformation that occur on the stainless steel toe hoop: this due to a mistake in toe hoop design, or because i have a toe hoop with production problem (in my point of view the contact between the boot and the toe hoop is too much forward).
The problem with syndicate hardshell is referred only to the front stainless steel toe hoop. The boot, the liner and the release system is awesome.
- In one picture you can see the gap between the boot and the toe hoop (you see also the scratch on the boot when my boot slipped away from the front stainless steel toe hoop, with the release unit still locked)
- in the other picture you can see the toe hoop too close to the top of the boot. This cause the slip.


  • GloersenGloersen Posts: 714 Crazy Baller
    Did you modify the toe loop or buy that used? It's definitely not stock in appearance.

    Additionally it doesn't appear that the boot forefoot is recessed all the way into the plate cup.

    if that's new from HO or a dealer; send it back.
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  • OldboyIIOldboyII Posts: 446 Baller
    edited June 2017
    It also looks like female part on the plate has a crack.
    Plate is bigger size than boot?
  • GigiGigi Posts: 3 Baller
    @Gloersen , the toe loop is new. During the fall the black tape cut. So I decide to take it off...
  • GigiGigi Posts: 3 Baller
    @OldboyII , yes the female part accidentaly crack, but not during the fall (it was my fault)
  • OldboyIIOldboyII Posts: 446 Baller
    @Gigi surely the best solution is to replace the whole plate.
    If for some reason it is impossible I would try to wrap it with (I do not know english name of this tape) kind of duct tape but narrower one: some 2 cm wide. It will make lop thicker and will reduce gap.
  • HortonHorton Posts: 24,479 Administrator
    That is NOT what mine looks like. That looks like a prototype to me

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