|I'd like to dedicate a specific song to this very moment:
Don't ask me why.
Biff, your way of just drilling the first hole, bolting it, drilling the second one, etc... is brilliant!
Unfortunately, if your clamps aren't much good, like mine, the plates will diverge while drilling the first hole. Unfortunately I didn't realise in time that if I do the first 4 holes(in total, so two corners of one ski, and two equivalents on the second), then bolt it together.
Stripping the trucks is a very good idea as well.
I don't know where I'd get the idea