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 Post subject: Any problems spliting burton fish?
PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:55 am 
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Need some quick info...

I'm wavering between a new khyber split and splitting my fish. I've got a split kit ready to go but....

I was told by a shop that splits board for a fee that they don't do burtons because of the inserts for the 3 hole bindings!?

I never heard of this, is this a real issue?

Thanks, VTrider


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:12 am 
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don't worry, you can split your fish! search the forum (for: "carbide saw"), there are some examples here.
here was one for sale: http://talk.splitboard.com/talk/viewtop ... highlight=
if i remember right you have to go through the inserts slowly with a carbide saw.
http://talk.splitboard.com/talk/viewtop ... highlight=

more infos and links here: http://talk.splitboard.com/talk/viewtop ... highlight=

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:01 am 
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Yeah, that was mine that was for sale (sold now). You can cut through the inserts. Definitely use a carbide blade. The inserts will get red hot and the saw will make a horrendous screeching noise, but it will work. I'd definitely recommend eye protection (and long sleeves/pants and a mask, with all those fiberglass particles flying around).


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