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#1 Wed, May 28, 2008 3:02 AM

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RS-1 Fin Settings

I just got a 67" RS1 Ski with RS1 bindings what setting do you recommend? fin/binding etc  5'8 175 into 38 off 34 mph

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#2 Wed, May 28, 2008 12:08 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

17" to the back boot
2.505
6.849
0.765
9

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#3 Thu, May 29, 2008 3:37 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

What are the recomended fin settings and binding placement for the 68 RS-1?

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#4 Sat, May 31, 2008 1:31 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

jm,
     Rear bot or toe loop?

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#5 Sat, May 31, 2008 11:03 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

09 68 RS-1, Double RS-1 Bindings size 11,  6'2 200lbs 34 mph 32 & 35 off. Just looking for baseline fin settings and binding placement to compare against factory settings and what others are using.

Thanks,
JC

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#6 Wed, Jun 4, 2008 3:36 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Let's try this again. Chris, what are  the recommended fin settings and binding placement for the 68 RS-1 w/double RS-1 Bindings size 11? Skier profile 6'2 200lbs 34 mph 32 & 35 off left foot forward.

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#7 Wed, Jun 4, 2008 9:49 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Hi Chris,
I just bought a 66" RS-1. Can you recommend fin settings to start with? I am 160lbs, RS-1 boots, size 8, 34mph, 32-35off

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#8 Thu, Jun 5, 2008 1:18 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

JM,
67 RS1
17" to the back boot
2.505
6.849 tips of caliper
0.765
9

Milkman,
66 RS1
16 5/8 to rear boot
2.500
6.850 tips of caliper
0.750
9

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#9 Thu, Jun 5, 2008 3:42 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Chris, what are  the recommended fin settings and binding placement for the 68 RS-1 w/double RS-1 Bindings size 11? Skier profile 6'2 200lbs 34 mph 32 & 35 off left foot forward.

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#10 Thu, Jun 5, 2008 5:56 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

jm,
68 RS1
17 1/2" to rear boot
2.505
6.855 tips
0.785
9degrees

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#11 Thu, Jun 5, 2008 10:10 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Hi Chris, how's the foot? All my buds say physical therapy is key. I got some great settings for my 66" MPD, could you reccomend a rear binding placement? Thanks.

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#12 Fri, Jun 6, 2008 12:35 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Hi Chris,

Sorry to hear about your leg, hope it heals quickly!  Noticed you are only giving a back boot placement, why no mention of the front?

I've got 8.5 feet and you got me set up with a gap between front and back which on a 67" RS-1 puts me at 29.25 front and 17.25 rear. Can you explain a bit?

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#13 Fri, Jun 6, 2008 1:07 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Crdickey,
     I recommend setting your back foot to my settings and keeping your spacing between feet the same way you have always skied.  Do not even look at where your front foot is placed as I feel that the back foot is more important, especially for skiers with small feet.  When I have skied on a 67" ski, I always run 17" to my rear foot.  On a 66, I run 16 5/8", no matter what the ski, so far.

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#14 Sat, Jun 7, 2008 3:55 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Thanks for the numbers, that setup is MUI BUENO, hope you recover quickly and back on the water soon
Gary

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#15 Sun, Jun 8, 2008 12:53 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Milkman (I feel compelled to call you by your login name as it is so much more fun than Gary),
     Glad you like them.

Chris

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#16 Mon, Jun 16, 2008 8:16 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

I just received my 68" RS-1 this week-end and set it up to Chris' numbers.  Works well - after three sets I feel no need to change them.  Thanks Chris!  For other impressions of mine on the ski, see http://ballofspray.com/vanillaforum/com … amp;page=1

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#17 Fri, Jun 20, 2008 5:25 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Chris, I am going to be the owner of a 68" RS-1 w/RS bindings. In the pasted when I got my Monzas from the HO factory I really didn't have to change the settings.(thanks to Ed) Should my new ski be the same? Roger Pelletier

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#18 Sat, Jun 21, 2008 2:15 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Eddie still sets them up so you should be dialed.  If not, try the setings above for the 68" RS1.

Chris

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#19 Thu, Oct 30, 2008 3:34 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

Here's the dealio!
I'm having some major issues with my slalom, so I'm trying to re-dial my ski.
I'm 165lbs, 6,1' and riding a 66" RS-1 with double RS-1 boots size 10. any suggestions?


Johan

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#20 Thu, Oct 30, 2008 11:56 AM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

What line lengths and speeds are you skiing at?  What settings have you been running?  Are you right or left foot forward?  What do you feel while skiing your current settings?  Where are you skiing?  These things should help me get a better picture of whats going on.

Chris

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#21 Thu, Oct 30, 2008 2:10 PM

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Re: RS-1 Fin Settings

I'm a lefty going 36mph and ussually get into 38-39 off, havn't been in too 39 in a while though.

Right now I'm having trouble at even 32 & 35(!) it feels like I'm getting really narrow and just turn really hard right at the bouy.

RS-1
6,847
2,485
0,765

And I'm skiing in Santa Fe, Tx.

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