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Old 10-11-2006   #1
 
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Climbing Skin Adapters?

I have an older pair of black diamond Ascension skins. They have the metal clip that you fold over the tail of your ski and then a green piece of elastic with a metal loop on the top that you stretch over the tip. The problem is that I bought a pair of Salomon Pocket Rockets and the metal loop now does not fit over the tip of the skis. Last season I just duck-taped the skins on. I was wondering if Black Diamond made a loop for fat skis that I could buy and put on my skins, or if there is anything else out there or if I just need to buy a new pair. Thanks

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Old 10-11-2006   #2
 
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Check out the freeride tip kit from Back Country Access. Pretty sweet set up and very easy to use with gloves still on. Works great on fatties. Better yet, get a whole new tip & tail set up for $5 more.

Check it:
http://www.bcaccess.com/bca_products/climbing_skins.php
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Old 10-12-2006   #3
 
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Buy the blue rattail kit made by black diamond. It is superior to G3 in my opinion because I can still do the stupid human trick and put my skins on without taking off my skis. It is adjustable to 6 different lengths and easy install in the place of the clipfix.
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