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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:01 pm 
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The diferent beetwen the fuse and the lightrail - the sliderpin, and the concept of made - fuse milled as one pice- the light rail milled and banding. the price and the oem :wink:

@ehcharley - boards and binding and sliderpucks must have contakt points and gaps. your picture shows the back of the volie l&r. the gap is for the board flex, and noting cut the deck - and stop the flex hard ( the corner can be rounded ) the same storry is the gasket under the sliderpucks. look at the fuse - all corner s are rounded - the contact points to the board is bigger - your stand felling is stronger and your energie is faster on the board, not the boardflex ....a board live from the flex .

http://www.wildschnee.de/index.php?opti ... &Itemid=72

http://www.wildschnee.de/index.php?opti ... &Itemid=72

I had both bindings - and next time the new Blaze - after this testing we can meet a gain .

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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:20 am 
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Hey there.. kinda neat to see someone who had both the fuse and the Voile system.
BCrider.. what were your thoughts about the fuse? Lots of positive about the Light rail from someone who owns both setups.
BCrider.. what were your thoughts on the Fuse. Did you throw together a write up on them?


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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 12:19 pm 
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Ecobrad wrote:
So what happens when you pull the "avy rip cord" on one binding but miss the other? Too bad it's not one pull for both bindings. Boo on the rip cord idea.
One could connect the two independent binding cords with a single pull between the feet. I first saw protos set like that years ago...

Just ordered a set of Voile Light Rail bindings, so it'll be my first time on anything like it as I never rode the Spark bindings. Looking forward to it.
Will probably lose the avy cords here in New England, but for Gulmarg or Chile I say why not, I'll give it a go.

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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 5:37 pm 
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Uh oh. Looks like the Light Rails are delayed again. Looks like till April 5.


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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:20 pm 
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The problem I see with these light rails is right here:

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There is still a huge gap between binding and board. The fuse eliminates that gap. It might be that they just put more material there, but with the fuse, if you flex the board at all, which you will if you are riding it, you will have contact which is going to increase your response time from your board. While I am pleased with the further innovation in the sport, it just seems like the Spark R & D design still wins.

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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:35 am 
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TBill wrote:
Did Voile pushback the release date? The site is reading March 5 availability.


Looks like it. Glad I went for the the Fuse's two weeks ago instead of holding out for the Light Rails.


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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:25 am 
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Did Voile pushback the release date? The site is reading March 5 availability.

Shep wrote:
Voile's Website just updated: Light Rails and Trax bindings available Feb 15th. Get your sweetie to give you a pair for Valentines Day. :)

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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
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Has anyone tried the Voile dual height risers with the Spark crampons? From the pictures it looks like they should go together just fine. Anyone have this setup?


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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
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Is it just me or does one of the gold sliders on the fancier model face the wrong way?


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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
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Voile's Website just updated: Light Rails and Trax bindings available Feb 15th. Get your sweetie to give you a pair for Valentines Day. :)

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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
PostPosted: Fri Dec 25, 2009 1:55 pm 
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I hear ya Dimension, just giv'n you shit. :wink:
Perhaps, if Voile didn't already hold the patent on the over arching technology this might be an issue....
Sparks are based around the Voile puck design, so if Voile also makes something based on their own pucks it's only an infringement if Voile gets all schizophrenic and attempts to litigate against itself. :D

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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
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i meant that it looks to be the same design as the sparks


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 Post subject: Re: New Voile Product Announcement Nov 23rd
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dimension4 wrote:
Does the new voile binding conflict with the spark patent?


http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Pars ... splitboard

http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Pars ... splitboard


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