We just built up a few more sets of splitboard clips. Get them while they last. We can ship outside of the US and Canada now.
Thank you for the support!
Tyler and I drove out to our injection molding supplier last night to check out our First Article Tip/Tail Clips. Most companies now days go offshore for plastic components, so we’re really excited to be working with a local shop that’s 25 minutes away. The Tip/Tail Clips are really simple parts, so there wasn’t much to inspect. The tool needs to have the surface finish smoothed out in one spot, but other than that we’re good to go.
The Tip/Tail Clips snap into place nicely and are incredibly stiff and tough. We’ve worked directly with Dupont engineers to select the best plastic for our injection molded components. For most of our parts we are using Zytel ST to optimize the strength and toughness.
Karakoram Tip/Tail Clips and Splitboard Clips will be standard on Jones, Lib Tech, and Gnu splitboards. We will also have Tip/Tail clips for sale in our store for $12.00 (2x Tip/Tail Clips, 4x Stainless Steel Rivets, 2x Stand-offs).
I don’t really know what to say except, “Man, I can’t wait to go back!!!”
This was the second year for Bryce and I to attend and the Kalifornia Split Party didn’t disappoint! Josh, Mike, and the crew did an amazing job all around, but I have to especially thank them for ordering up the healthy helping of deep pow. Not sure how they did it, but they must have an in with the snow gods
We flew in to Reno, picked up our economy car, and as we were about to head south on 395, the Russman calls, “Can you pick up my buddy Tyler Kent in Reno?” So by the skin of his teeth, Mr. Kent secured himself a ride down to the SplitParty and set his fate for an epic weekend…
I’m working on trying to figure out how to get a little higher resolution video.
While I’m stuck behind my computer working on the 2011-2012 bindings (lots of top secret stuff we’re working on here…) I keep seeing friends getting after it on their splitboards. Here’s a little helmet cam video from Liz Daley shredding in Chamonix.
Dano laying out a toeside slash Baker style on his Split30 splitboard system.
There are a lot of different mind sets on what size split you should ride. Dano showing us how it’s done on a custom 158 splitboard made by his buddy Jake.
We’ve been in the trenches building and shipping bindings lately and haven’t had a chance to post anything on the blog. So, we’re posting something we haven’t written. Jones rider, Ralph Backstrom, has been testing our binding for the past 7 months and just posted a review on UnofficialNetworks.com.
Read Ralph’s review here:
Tyler and I have been working like dogs for the last three months, so we decided we deserved a day off this weekend. We headed out with my wife and brother-in-law. The timing of the little trip couldn’t have been better because a big storm front just came through Washington. I guess we were “working” because we were “testing” product . Needless to say, the testing went well!
Mattia riding a pillow line.
My wife, Melissa, “testing” her splitboard setup.
Cedar came to the shop today to help rivet the board clips.
A bucket full of toe stays.