I wanted two binding positions on my tester BD Drift skis. The offset I wanted brought the inserts fairly close together, so I went ahead and did the screw pattern as close as I thought was possible. I’m not at all worried about pullout strength here, as with one insert threaded to the side of the other, you’ve got more strength than that of one insert. Ski strength? No worry to me on a ski this wide, with such a beefy binding mounting area. And ok everyone, before you start crying Uncle, this’ll be the last ‘swap plate & insert’ post for a while in this corner of the backcountry skiing world.