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Marker Demo binding base plates - now available

 Poster: A snowHead
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Over the years I've been asked many times if I can supply the just the base plates for the Marker Jester/Griffon/Squire Demo bindings to allow users to mount them on another pair of skis and then share the upper toes'n'heels etc. Unfortunately Marker would never supply the old worm drive style bases separately but I've now been able to get them to supply me with a quantity of their latest FDT style Demo bases that can be purchased without the upper toes'n'heels.

The FDT bases take the latest Jester/Griffon/Squire/TCX Demo bindings whose mounting is lever (tool less) actuated as opposed to having the screwdriver actuated worm drive mounting of the old plates. The FDT bases look like this:

The bases can be mounted to any flat topped ski and many of the ex-demo skis that snowHeads purchased after the last Oktobertest had these demo bindings on them (and they will be on many of the next Oktobertest demo skis that I'll again be selling off after the event) so this is an opportunity to snag an additional set(s) of bases to enable the building of a low cost/low volume ski quiver.

PM me if interested.


Last edited by Poster: A snowHead on Wed 3-07-19 18:25; edited 1 time in total
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 Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Are these still available?
What is the price?
Thank You
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Albert wrote:
Are these still available?
What is the price?
Thank You

Yes, I have them in stock. The aftermarket bases are actually one piece (just like the above pic but with a continuous connection in the middle). For a pair they're £35.00 + postage supply only or £60.00 including mounting.
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Spyderjon, do you still have any of these marker griffin demo base plates available? If so would you post them to Australia. If so what would be the cost etc and how do I buy them?
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Puffer wrote:
Spyderjon, do you still have any of these marker griffin demo base plates available? If so would you post them to Australia. If so what would be the cost etc and how do I buy them?

Yep, I've just taken delivery of some more. As stated above they now have a connecting piece in the middle:



The connecting bit is super flexy so doesn't add any stiffness to the ski but if you don't want it then it can be unclipped and removed although you'd loose the boot length indicators. Or to keep the boot length markings you can just hacksaw out the centre section. A big benefit of the connecting piece is that it makes mounting the plates a doddle if you don't have the correct jig as the plates are their own template - so if you're going to cut out the centre section do it after you've marked out the mounting hole locations!

No problem shipping to Australia, I send a lot of orders there. A pair of plates would be GBP29.17 (as there's no VAT on orders shipped outside of the UK/EU) plus GBP14.00 for signed-for shipping = GBP43.17 in total. Any importation charges/taxes levied by the Australian authorities would be your responsibility. That shouldn't be more than $AUS11/12 but it's your responsibility to check.

To order just send a Paypal payment to thepisteoffice(at)btinternet.com and include your full shipping address in the comments box. If you want to contact me directly then you can email me at that address.
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Thanks Spyderjon for the info. I will do a double check today with the tech who looks after my skis to make sure that this is a workable option. If all okay I will send you some $'s and details. Cheers Puffer
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