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Old 03-05-2010, 10:22 PM   #49
Gordon Craig
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Gentlemen,

I have wondered why BW GJ didn't need grooves in the heels of their boots to hold the ski harnesses firmly to the skis. Today, while looking thorugh Kunswadl's boot for pictures of boots in wear I came across the answer. The mechanism for attaching the boot to the ski is very complex and doesn't need a groove in the heel. It also appears to be able to be used in two different ways. Latched in one position for down hill skiing and in a different position for cross country skiing. Here is the picture from his book that illustrates these points.

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Gordon
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