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    Today, 11:16 AM
    You should reach out to this guy: https://utahavalanchecenter.org/avalanche/48690 And see if you can get his (now solo) Helio105
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    Today, 10:34 AM
    tgapp replied to a thread Line Pescado mini review in Tech Talk
    Took pescados out this morning for my first time this season, and all I have to say is - the only reason I ever ski any other ski in soft snow is...
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    Yesterday, 09:03 PM
    Maybe calling it a game changer is a bit much, but I think the power transmission and also the ski feedback is much better. I think it takes what is...
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    Yesterday, 05:45 PM
    So the only thing that makes a difference between the Raiders and the Helio200 is that I have the ATK Freeride Spacer on the Raiders and that...
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    Yesterday, 01:23 PM
    Look here: https://www.wildsnow.com/10733/get-up-rise-up-stand-up-for-your-ramp/ This will give you comparisons between the ATK Raider's height...
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    Yesterday, 11:03 AM
    This. Literally every BD Helio binding is just a re-branded ATK. The only reason to buy the BD binding is better customer support (US distribution) -...
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    12-11-2019, 03:57 PM
    tgapp replied to a thread Line Pescado mini review in Tech Talk
    I haven't, but if you come to Utah you can ski mine. BSL around 314. Mounted with tech bindings.
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    12-11-2019, 08:48 AM
    I thought that this was a public safety announcement for unexploded ordinance from avalanche mitigation in North Tahoe. Cool ski though.
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    12-10-2019, 04:10 PM
    My vote would be to (gently) size up - either the Helio 95 in 173 or the Helio 105 in 175 will ski about the same (they have similar amounts of...
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    12-10-2019, 09:35 AM
    tgapp replied to a thread Line Pescado mini review in Tech Talk
    I'm slow. Sorry. Fucking sweet looking ski. 1770 grams is good - surprised there isn't more weight savings against the Pescado. Cool that it comes in...
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    12-10-2019, 09:01 AM
    tgapp replied to a thread Line Pescado mini review in Tech Talk
    Great thoughts here. I love the Pescado - probably my favorite ski in my quiver. So my review of the Pescado's might be a little different than...
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    12-10-2019, 08:36 AM
    tgapp replied to a thread Eddie Bauer? in Tech Talk
    Haven't used the guide pro ski pant (had my eyes on it for a while), but I've warrantied a couple items with Eddie Bauer over the years, and they...
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    12-09-2019, 07:01 PM
    tgapp replied to a thread Eddie Bauer? in Tech Talk
    Worth mentioning here - Eddie Bauer's top of the line waterproof/breathable baffled down parka is on sale for $249... this jacket is BURLY, and...
    37 replies | 1178 view(s)
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    12-09-2019, 05:48 PM
    Not sure if this is appreciated here or not, but Eddie Bauer has their Peak XV jacket on for $249 in all sizes. This is a fully-baffled,...
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    12-09-2019, 04:39 PM
    tgapp replied to a thread Energy Bars in Tech Talk
    Snicker's Almond for life. That plus a handful of pistachios and dates and I'm good to go.
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    12-09-2019, 02:54 PM
    Glad they got you taken care of - they're usually pretty good about stuff like that. Really makes me lose confidence in the binding, though. On...
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    12-09-2019, 11:27 AM
    tgapp replied to a thread Chinese Goggles on Amazon in Tech Talk
    Took my OutdoorMaster's out for the first time yesterday (60% VLT Blue lens), and they were really fantastic. I left them on in the skinner when...
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    12-09-2019, 11:23 AM
    tgapp replied to a thread Down Skis Lowdown 90 in Tech Talk
    Ugh man you're making me jealous! Still though, I was blown away by just how awesome the LD90's were yesterday. Granted I wasn't skiing very much (or...
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    12-09-2019, 11:21 AM
    tgapp replied to a thread Eddie Bauer? in Tech Talk
    I've used quite a bit of their gear over the years and generally had a very positive experience. I would say that, on the whole, the quality is about...
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    12-08-2019, 10:49 PM
    tgapp replied to a thread Down Skis Lowdown 90 in Tech Talk
    Do you have any experience with the LD102? I have a pair I picked up from someone here that I intended to give to a friend, but they went another...
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    12-08-2019, 07:16 PM
    tgapp replied to a thread Down Skis Lowdown 90 in Tech Talk
    Okay, so I spent my first (easy) day out on the LD90's, and I was absolutely blown away by how well they handled 7-8" of fresh powder. Never dealt...
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