Thanks for all the inputs. Details about Rainey 22 Designs Hammerhead Telemark Ski Bindings w Leashes. I experimented with taking out the heel blocks and that was not a good idea. google_ad_slot = "8322361564"; Get the best deals on Hammerhead Bindings when you shop the largest online selection at You shouldn’t need to remove more than 1mm of material and the HH toe bale is totally overdesigned. 22 Designs Hammerhead Bindings 22 Designs Hammerhead Bindings- Used These hard to find. The solid stainless steel toe-piece mounts directly to the ski while durable chrome die springs provide over two inches of powerful travel. 22 Designs Hammerhead Binding Brand: 22 Designs. You can find good deals on them. The Hammerhead brings a whole lot of chutzpah to the hill with insane edge to edge control. 18 Press enter for more information. This is the most important step so please take plenty of time to align the template correctly. The most revolutionary thing about the Hammerhead was the beta program that helped produce it. In an ideal world that would not happen. Sounds like you have inserts in your skis, though the hole patterns wouldn't match the HH pattern. Whatever your reason for sticking with a duckbilled boot, if you want power to spare with a free-pivot for earning your turns 22 Designs’ Axl is the binding you want. I have installed four pairs of these on my skis, and find them the best for the range of skiing I do, from backcountry climbing to advanced resort skiing. Tested. I have tried 22 Designs bindings on all my skis and I even mounted them to my old Mantras which I used to love. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 rating. However, lots of folks like a more neutral feeling binding, preferring to rely on their own technique to get them through the tough moments. Keywords: Ski, Telemark, Binding, Alpine, Downhill, The skis in the photo are not included. 22 Designs - Hammerhead - ONE SIZE FITS ALL - U. Includes screws and installation instructions. In 2005, 22 Designs purchased Rainey Designs and continued producing the binding with very minor adjustments to the binding through 2012. So when TwentyTwo Designs released a free-pivot binding, the Axl, it immediately grabbed my attention. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Price: US $100.00. T2 Ecos are great, very comfortable, and more upright. by soar07 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:00 am, Post He also rebuilt a trust with customers that the SuperLoop had tarnised and while he was at it, built a word-of-mouth sales force 300 strong. Downhill Performance I had old Rottefella bindings on som Volkl Mantras that I loved but they wore out. My question is, on the duckbill of the boots where the rear metal edge of the HH binding is, grooves have been worn into the plastic on each top side of the duckbill. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands ... K2 Way Back Telemark Skis with 22 designs Hammerhead Bindings . Okay in warm conditions, but I’d recommend a small screwdriver in the field to help push the pin in and perhaps to clear the path. $25.87 shipping. HammerHead Mounting Template Chord Center Mounting Steps: 1) Find and mark chord center. Currently unavailable. XIV-1, Oct. 2001. They created a free-pivoting version of Hammerhead called Axl that maintained the same underfoot cable routing with easier to adjust power pivot points. I read the HH will still be sold this year but wondering if they will overlap. I'm selling my 22 Designs Hammerhead bindings. 1 viewed per hour. If you’re going tele mountaineering, pick up the 22 Designs Axl Crampon. Hammerhead bindings by Twenty-two Designs. When I tried to tighten the cable coil into the heel  tube with some pliers the coils just unwound, and nothing I or a friendly skitech could do would rewind the coils so they wouldwind into the heel tube. 22 Designs Outlaw NTN Telemark Binding is the first binding licensed by Rottefella to use their patented second heel connection. 5 settings from near-toe pivot to fully-active to engage ball of foot. by soar07 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:10 pm, Post To move the pivots, push the locking button and slide the cable guide in the cable track. Granted I am getting older (50) but it feels like the heel blocks are too high and that puts my front leg into a position that is uncomfortable. Telemarking is a blast. Good times. Tried and True. It is a labor of love, but love don't pay the bills. Harness the force of nature like never before. Based on control and flex alone, the Mantis can be skied as an every day binding. Boy was I wrong! 22 Designs Hammerhead Binding Information: A seminal binding in telemark history, the 22Designs Hammerhead changed the game for skiers of every ability level. Snap into the Twenty-Two Designs Axl Bindings and carve with confidence at the resort and in the backcountry. Used, comes with leashes. The Axl gives you the legendary stiffness and adjustability of the Hammerhead and adds a free-pivot backcountry touring mode that allows you to tour longer and with less fatigue. Does anybody have any recommendations previously I had T2s and I loved those. How to adjust and cables and pins on the 22 Designs Axl Tele binding. Adjustable pivot point and cable tension. It is one of the few, true, legendary telemark binding designs that had an effect on nearly every telemark binding design since its inception although its inventor, Russell Rainey, would be quick to point out even Hammerhead borrowed from other, less successful designs (the Pitbull), only with a better execution. The amount of power you need to make your boot/binding/ski system perform correctly on several factors: 1 - Boot bellows flex: the stiffer the boot bellows the more effort is needed to flex the boot. The cable guides from last year with the easier-to-adjust buttons with dimples have slightly stiffened springs. google_ad_width = 120; by dnt_upton » Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:07 pm, Post At that point, the binding had limited distribution, despite the fact it had somewhat of a cult following among die-hard telemarkers.Pringle and … When the beta version arrived it was clear that a new standard in control had been set, and for some that is reason enough. SIGN UP TO GET THE LATEST 22 NEWS. I’ve only had them out for 4 days and they seem to be pretty deep (a couple mm). I will try that ! A block of plastic resembling the head of a hammerhead shark (hence the name) fits over the front of the spring. The Hammerhead’s downhill performance is unmatched among 75mm bindings, and I hoped the Axl would follow suit as the most hard-charging, free-pivot touring binding. $200. The boys at 22 Designs took over production of the Hammerhead from its creator, Russell Rainey, in February 2004. Excellent telemark binding. Armageddon-proof. by dnt_upton » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:03 am, Post