I've skied these bindings for a season now mostly racing uphill with some spring tours as well. The bindings are very well constructed and will likely be very durable. I like the ability to adjust release values. I've had issues with the toe pieces not releasing easily leaving me fiddling at transitions and at times having to forcefully push the toes down with my poles. I've had the issue with some Dynafit boots and my Scarpa F1's. Both toes are fairly worn down though the Scarpas I've also had to cut down the toe sole rubber to ease the toe release. I contacted Plum at the end of the season and they promptly sent me new toe pieces that they claim should solve the problem though I haven't had the chance to ski them. If the Plum race bindings are just as tough and well constructed I might have opted for a pair of them had I known I'd have issues with the Wepa toes, and some of the Plum race heels have an optional taller heel riser if you want one, the Wepa heel doesn't have that option. The Plum crampons drop in nicely from the top, also it seems B&D crampons will also slide in from the sides nicely, they're a little loose but mine seem to slide in and stay put (at least in the house, not sure on snow). I'm impressed with the construction and feel of the Plum Wepa's, and hopefully removing a little more toe rubber (as advised by Plum in addition to what I've already removed) and replacing the toes will solve the issues.
Thanks for the feedback Smac. Yes, Plum made an inline toe lever change on the WEPA (and the race bindings) to help accommodate more boots. Modifying boot sole rubber is always a possibility with the tech-toe interface.
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