TLT6 Lockout Mod

I’ve been really digging Dynafits Ultra-Lock system on the TLT6. With just a swing of the hand you tighten your cuff as well as lock the boot into ski mode. The cuff rotation range is huge, which is great for skinning, but when you come across a steep downhill section it’s like trying to ski with Chuck Taylors on your feet. Manageable with a daypack, a nightmare with an overnight pack. I don’t need, or want full-on ski mode, just a little ankle support. I came up with this solution with stuff I had laying around the house and it’s been working ok, a little more fiddle factor than I’d like, but it gets the job done.

I used a chunk of 3/8 ID nylon hose as the stop, with a p-cord sheath acting as a tether as well as a pull handle

I used a chunk of 3/8 ID nylon hose as the stop, with a p-cord sheath acting as a tether as well as a pull handle

View of the stop at work. The hose disables the tang from engaging, giving you ankle support without going into ski mode

View of the stop at work. The hose disables the tang from engaging, giving you ankle support without going into ski mode

When not in use I capture the p-cord tether in the power strap so it's not flopping around

When not in use I capture the p-cord tether in the power strap so it’s not flopping around

 

 

 

 

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