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  1. Hah. I was surprised by that figure myself. Shock...

    Hah. I was surprised by that figure myself. Shock and frame is about 4.2 kg,dorado is 3,wheels aren't too bad-2kg for the set, but the rear has a tube in it. Magic Maries in trailstar won't seal as...
  2. It's a beaut. Weighs in at 16kgs on the spot,so...

    It's a beaut. Weighs in at 16kgs on the spot,so probably about 40lbs? Dunno. Might just save up for a while, and build a...
  3. Ok, here goes for comparison, Nomad M low/high...

    Ok, here goes for comparison, Nomad M low/high (Darkside L low/high), both in 27".
    WB: 1194mm/1192mm/ (1214mm)
    Reach: 436mm/440mm/ (438mm)
    HA: 64.6/65 (63.5/64.5) - Darkside's one degree slacker,...
  4. Grinch: I've heard of people actually fitting 27"...

    Grinch: I've heard of people actually fitting 27" wheels in 26" dropouts on the Darkside, but I'm not too bothered about the rear. At any rate, decided to postpone any enduroizing till next year,...
  5. I think I can drill it. Especially if I can...

    I think I can drill it. Especially if I can somehow route the wire from the post via the downtube up to where the fork bumpers lie. Looks like a pretty strong area.

    Oneup's available.

    On the...
  6. Toast: Probably there will be at least some...

    Toast: Probably there will be at least some clearance issues. I've mentally passed on the shorter stroke shock option, at least (turns out after some research that it'll still pedal like it does,...
  7. Sweet. Any pointers to which posts may endure a...

    Sweet. Any pointers to which posts may endure a heavy ass frame rider with basically no skills?
  8. AM/enduroing my Darkside. Advice from those who know stuff.

    So, I built a Banshee Darkside with a Dorado in the front a few years ago. Love how that rides, but for pedalling, not so much. 26" wheels. Could be talked into a 27,5" in the front, but I'll get...
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    Yes, but no money goes into manuals any more, so...

    Yes, but no money goes into manuals any more, so they're getting shittier (except for the obvious candidates that are meant to actually go fast). I like an old manual as much as anyone, prime...
  10. You just might be. Then again, we should not be...

    You just might be. Then again, we should not be defined by what we like. I like football, too.
  11. As a full-grown Euro from a country with a bunch...

    As a full-grown Euro from a country with a bunch of mediocre football teams and very few really good players, I have to say you are ruining it for the rest of us. Americans should not like football....
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    Manuals are overrated. Newer autoboxes are the...

    Manuals are overrated. Newer autoboxes are the only good thing about new cars. If it's a ZF 8 speed, at least. Seems like the curve for suckiness with manual boxes is directly correlated with...
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    I get that. JLR is apparently trying to market...

    I get that. JLR is apparently trying to market Jags as BMW competitors. Not hitting the Ms,but the regular threes and the fives. The XE looks so good,I want to try one. Even without a V6 and AWD. The...
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    Hmm. Didn't know you couldn't get the good RS...

    Hmm. Didn't know you couldn't get the good RS cars over here. In all seriousness,look into a Volvo wagon, v60 or v90,with AWD. My friend has a t8 he loves,and it actually drives quite nicely. If a t6...
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    Might not be applicable,since I'm in Norway,but...

    Might not be applicable,since I'm in Norway,but here goes, the bad stuff first: (10/11 x30d)
    -Brake pads have to be changed all the time,usually around time for changing from winter to summer tires....
  16. Thread: Salomon Czar

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    Jesus. almost 55mR on the 190? Sounds spectacular!

    Jesus. almost 55mR on the 190? Sounds spectacular!
  17. Thread: Rome

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    The Romulus/Remus shot is great! I was there...

    The Romulus/Remus shot is great!

    I was there about a year ago, wife, three kids (6,5 and 3 at the time).

    In general, I'm a huge fan of vacationing in Italy with kids. Been to Tuscany a few...
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    105,metal,high radius? Down SD105. 187 or 202. ...

    105,metal,high radius? Down SD105. 187 or 202.

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    Thanks! Fondled a pair of Acendants at a retailer...

    Thanks! Fondled a pair of Acendants at a retailer today,and while they look very thought out,might be a touch more volume than I'd be happy with. Nice liners,though. Lupo it is,but going to make my...
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    I think SiSt and geo would just need to make a...

    I think SiSt and geo would just need to make a wider SD105,then call it quits.

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    Nope,as of 3 minutes ago.262715 Sent from my...

    Nope,as of 3 minutes ago.262715

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    My feet work reasonably well with FT Seths and...

    My feet work reasonably well with FT Seths and Cochises. Tight at the sixth toe for both of them, and wondering about going for a wider toe box. I really do hate wrapping cuffs due to shinbang,...
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    You just let me know.

    You just let me know.
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    I might have to buy a pair when the presale comes...

    I might have to buy a pair when the presale comes around again.
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    I know you are. Want to keep it for the winter?...

    I know you are. Want to keep it for the winter? Could send it to you,bindings and all.

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    No skis can give you the pure joy in the deep as...

    No skis can give you the pure joy in the deep as on that. I don't care what you make,Simen!

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    Finally got them mounted.262419 Sent from my...

    Finally got them mounted.262419

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    189,actually. Will post a quiver pic when...

    189,actually. Will post a quiver pic when mounted!

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    Got my 114 WAs today. Graphic mount point is...

    Got my 114 WAs today. Graphic mount point is precisely at 86.3cm from the tail on both skis. Would've mounted them right away, and started the drilling business,only for the drill to shut up and die...
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    Yes. Count me in. Sent from my SM-G920F using...

    Yes. Count me in.

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    Cheers. Just gonna mold the things, ski/tour,...

    Cheers. Just gonna mold the things, ski/tour, make them work.
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    Thank you gents. Was thinking somewhere along the...

    Thank you gents. Was thinking somewhere along the lines of what SC's suggesting.

    If I had the cash,I'd buy whatever a Krypton or FT with dfits and a walk mode is called,and likely get nice liners...
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    Btw,my place will probably be a lot dirtbaggier...

    Btw,my place will probably be a lot dirtbaggier than last time,but you're welcome along with company!

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    Sounds good Ville! I live in Bodø pretty much all...

    Sounds good Ville! I live in Bodø pretty much all of 2019,back to school. No idea about the skiing there,but locals say it can be good.


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    If basically the same as the DuCroz era LP,buy...

    If basically the same as the DuCroz era LP,buy the fuck out of it.

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    Powerwraps in Cochises?

    Been a while since I've really been on skis, more than a couple of days a season. I plan to change that.

    Anyone have experience with Powerwrap liners in the old Cochise Pros (130 flex). I had a...
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    I think I'd buy that. Someone make Keith do it,...

    I think I'd buy that. Someone make Keith do it, available for the pre-sale.
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    Probably only on a homeopathic level. The...

    Probably only on a homeopathic level. The thinking is smoothing down the edges of the topsheet deflects the edge from the other ski. Won't actually help if the edges are razors and hit them at the...
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    Heh. Mine haven't chipped, but I did sand down...

    Heh. Mine haven't chipped, but I did sand down the top edges as I do with every new pair of skis I get. Some slicing has occured, though.

    Haven't bought a sub 190 ski since my B-Squads (which...
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    Glad it worked out for you. The huge amount of...

    Glad it worked out for you. The huge amount of tail had me worried for a second, but they pivot oh-so-easily.
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    89 is the way to go, at least on my last year's...

    89 is the way to go, at least on my last year's models. Not a chance in hell I'd be going further back.
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    I talked to SiSt yesterday, hoping he'd advice me...

    I talked to SiSt yesterday, hoping he'd advice me not to buy any more skis that I won't get to ski much. Last season brought me the 202s, this season brings me the CD114 Bimboes version. Fuuuuuuck....
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    My wife has a hard time finishing 45 minutes of...

    My wife has a hard time finishing 45 minutes of whatever favourite show she has, let alone a movie.

    What I do have to watch every now and then, though, is White Collar. I realize it's finished,...
  44. Thread: 202 sd 105

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    Got mine, and damn, they´re purrrty. Probably...

    Got mine, and damn, they´re purrrty. Probably mounting them on the 0 line, looks like they won´t ever get unstable no matter how I´m gonna do it.
  45. Thread: 202 sd 105

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    What you're describing was the premise of my...

    What you're describing was the premise of my Iggies, at 134/120/124,50m or so sidecut, and while the waist could feel a bit sluggish to knock around in chop, long, tapered tips and an almost straight...
  46. Thread: 202 sd 105

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    Thanks for the pics, buenonda, can't wait for...

    Thanks for the pics, buenonda, can't wait for mine. These make so much sense for everyday shitsnow charging, it's not even funny.

    LBD special skis would be fun, slightly fattened SGS dims?
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    Pm sent.

    Pm sent.
  48. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Thanks for the feedback,everyone. Will make sure...

    Thanks for the feedback,everyone. Will make sure to try both the Legion SAO,MK25, and the M11a1 for good measure.
  49. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    We can also get the M11A1 over here, but that's a...

    We can also get the M11A1 over here, but that's a DA/SA, I think. Plan to fondle it, perhaps get to shoot some of the double action guns out there to see if it's for me.
  50. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Yup, the legion, both SAO and DA/SA are...

    Yup, the legion, both SAO and DA/SA are available. Any problems getting a threaded barrel for them, or is it the same barrel locking interface as on the regular 226?
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