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Plum Guide Binding

Brand: Plum
Model: Guide M [Stopper]
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Take a proven design, add higher release values and more adjustability, and you get the Plum Guide binding. Crafted in France with extremely accurate CNC machines, the binding echoes the classic TLT Speed that has proven itself reliable for more than a decade. However by using aerospace grade materials, Plum was able to increase the overall strength and dial up the max release value to 12. And with 30mm of boot sole length adjustability, the Guide can adapt to roughly 4 full sizes, making for very flexible mounts. If you're looking for a sturdy, lightweight binding with simple operation, Plum may have found the answer.

  • Machined with aerospace grade aluminum, steel, and polyvinyl to achieve tangible strength and rigidity.
  • Lateral and vertical (forward) release values can be adjusted between a range of 5.5 and 12 (similar to DIN values).
  • Two riser heights (in addtion to flat) can be engaged by rotating the heel piece with either hand or a pole.
  • Heel adjusts forward and backward within a 30mm range so the same mount can accommodate 4-5 full boot sizes.
  • Front lever flips between fully-locked uphill and releasable ski modes, with a handy inscription so you know which mode you're in.
  • Toe piece features a ski crampon receptor so you can get extra traction while skinning snow ice.
  • Same mounting pattern as the Dynafit Speed, Comfort, and Vertical series so you may be able to use existing drill holes.
  • Leash included to help prevent lost skis or angry patrolmen (brakeless versions only).

Update 15/16: Plum now offers integrated heel brakes with the Guide binding, choose from 90mm, 110mm, or 130mm. The brakes have a locking mechanism designed to prevent deploying when skinning uphill. Also Plum is now making ski crampons which can be dropped into the top of the receptor instead of slid in from the side like the others.

Update 17/18: Plum added a new orange color. Brake widths changed to 85mm, 95mm, 105mm, 115mm, or 135mm. Binding remains solid.

Specifications
Weight
-> ounces
341g [no brake]
465g [90mm]
Weight (pair) 682g [no brake]
930g [90mm]
Boot Compatibility Tech
Brakes Optional, or leashes
BSL Adjustment 30mm
Riser Heights 2 + flat
Vertical Release 5.5-12
Lateral Release 5.5-12
Crampon Ready Plum crampons only
Specs Verified Yes
Design
Materials Aluminum, steel, polyvinyl
Skimo Co Says
Usage Everyday touring
Notes Classic rotational heel piece with release values up to 12
Bottom Line Impressive strength for the weight
3/6/2018
Question from Ryan H
 
Do these bindings come with a mounting template?

Does the overall durability (especially of the toe piece) compare well with current Dynafit products?
3/6/2018
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Ryan, they don't have a printed template included but we can send you an electronic version with your order. We've seen very few problems with the Guide over the last few years. In fact, Plum is so confident it will hold up, they just increased the warranty to 5 years!
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2/20/2018
Question from Gem
 
Does plume have a rear platform spacers like the ATK freeride spacer to help stabilize the boot heel?
2/20/2018
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Gem, yes they are available here, listed as Guide Heel Pads.
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12/1/2017
Question from Travis
 
Do you have just the brakes/stoppers for the Plum Guide bindings
12/2/2017
Answer from Rebekah S
 
Hi Travis,

We have Plum brakes listed here, but please note you need the brake-compatible baseplate to use them.
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11/2/2017
Question from Jon B
 
Hello,

I have the older Guides. Currently they are mounted on a pair of BD Justices 185 115mm underfoot. They are great for hiking but, I'm looking at getting new, wider sticks. I see the new Guides have breaks up to 130mm. How wide is too wide for my bindings?

Thanks,

Jon
11/4/2017
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Jon, there are no hard and fast rules, it can depend on your skiing. If you are worried about it, you could check out the yak which is a similar binding built specifically for wider skis.
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4/25/2017
Question from Tony Addino
 
Hope that all is well. Question - Would the Plumb Guide work with Voile V8 186Cm / 115 underfoot ?

Tony
4/25/2017
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Tony, yeah no problem. You could go brakeless or likely fit the 110mm brakes on it.
4/26/2017
Answer from Anthony A
 
Thank you the quick respone. Awesome . The V8 is fairly light for its size, just wanted to make sure that the Guide would be able to drive it . I'm not a "charger" ski style wise. Just lots of touring backcountry and sidecountry stuff. Sounds like the Guide/ V8 would be a great combo.
4/26/2017
Answer from Anthony A
 
One additional ? I have a Jigarex mounting jig. Jigarex offers a couple of mounting plates for 1 or 2 Plum bindings. However , they dont list a hole pattern plate for the Guide specifically. Are Plum hole patterns all the same across their models?
4/26/2017
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Anthony, the hole patterns vary per model. See our list of hole patterns for more info.
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3/27/2017
Question from Greg
 
On the Plum Guides with 90mm brake:

1. OK with 83mm waist skis?
2. I will have to mount myself or local ski shop. What about templates and mounting specs?
3. Will they work with my Dynafit TLT 4 Pro's? Currently using Dynafit Comfort binding.
4. Any issues to consider with a more 'modern' boot like the Arcteryx Procline?

Thanks...GREG
3/28/2017
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Greg,
1. The 90mm brakes will work fine on those skis.
2. We have paper templates available.
3. Yes, these will work with just about any boot with standard tech fittings.
4. No problem there either!
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3/16/2017
Question from Mark Williamson
 
My skis are 87mm underfoot so the 90mm brake would be fine, but if I change my skis in the next few seasons for something wider can I just replace the brake, or do I need to get an entire new heel unit.
3/16/2017
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Mark, the brakes are integrated into the base plate, so you'd need a whole base+brake which cost around half of a heel unit.
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3/15/2017
Question from Mike
 
I have an older pair of Guides (silver toe wings, year?) Do these bindings utilize the same hole pattern?
Thanks
3/15/2017
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Mike, yes the hole pattern hasn't changed since that version.
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12/2/2016
Question from Richard
 
Hi there,
Can you tell me if Plum Guide bindings have the same screw mounting pattern as dynafits? I have Dynafit Stoke skis with preset screw placement - wondering if Plums will match.
Thanks,
Richard
12/2/2016
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey Richard, each brand has its own proprietary hole pattern and they generally don't like to share. We have a Hole Pattern Recognition article where you can see the hole pattern compatibility if you have any further questions.
12/2/2016
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Richard, the Plum heels match Dynafits, no problem there. The toe patter uses the old Dynafit Vertical pattern, minus the front-most hole. You're likely in luck with that combo.
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12/1/2016
Question from Skier6
 
Will this plum work OK with the rocker sole of LA Sportive Sceptre v1 ( black ones). Will brakes work with this boot or should I go with brak-less version?
Thanks
12/1/2016
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Skier6, the Spectres work OK. You may need to remove a bit of sole material right near the toe wings to help it lay in flat-on-ski mode, but that is not unusual with various tech bindings and AT boot combos. Brakes work fine but you should still go with the brakeless version :)
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