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    I had a little bit of this on Saturday, but had...

    I had a little bit of this on Saturday, but had forgotten my gummy stone. Only happened on the groomers. Didn't have too much time in fresh but the little I did they were definitely awesome at all...
  2. These are now mine, just tagging this thread for...

    These are now mine, just tagging this thread for my own personal history/information. Managed to squeak out 2mm more to fit my 305 BSL Xmax boots.
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    Oh I was talking about the problem with the...

    Oh I was talking about the problem with the Tecton's not all the ones with the Kingpins
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    Joining in the circle jerk here

    Joining in the circle jerk here
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    Felt that way the first couple times I got on my...

    Felt that way the first couple times I got on my moments.
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    Sticky: Updated my quiver changing out my inbounds powder...

    Updated my quiver changing out my inbounds powder boards to the Protests (stoked to have more Tahoe grown product) and the womens Gotbacks just got mounted with some Fritschi Freerides to serve as an...
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    My Marker Lords dented the heels on my ZGTP. I...

    My Marker Lords dented the heels on my ZGTP. I asked Tecnica about it and they basically implied that they don't like Marker product and get Warden MNC's if you want to put them in alpine bindings.
  8. Sorry everyone they got traded to dub2 for his...

    Sorry everyone they got traded to dub2 for his Protests. :D
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    Nah there was a legit problem with the brake...

    Nah there was a legit problem with the brake retainers braking on the first round if you stowed them by stomping on them in the wrong order. But at least it didn't stop the binding from working or...
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    Been saying that for years. Plus Tectons never...

    Been saying that for years. Plus Tectons never had pins shearing out...
  11. Traded! Atomic Automic 117 186cm w/ MNC Demo Wardens 13

    Traded!

    Didnít click with these skis and looking to get something different in the 115ish+ waist and 186-180 length.

    Definitely up to trade for anything Moment or Praxis, hell if you have BD...
  12. Well you cant repress rivets since the cuff pivot...

    Well you cant repress rivets since the cuff pivot is threaded hardware not rivets. But it could be the bushings that are worn out. Not sure if Atomic or Skimo sell those. Worse case try to get some...
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    I'l trade you, I have a set. Throw me a PM

    I'l trade you, I have a set. Throw me a PM
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    lololol exactly

    lololol exactly
  15. Any chance there are any trades you'd be...

    Any chance there are any trades you'd be interested in for the Tectons?
  16. too damn tempting...

    too damn tempting...
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    God damn that'd be such a heavy touring rig

    God damn that'd be such a heavy touring rig
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    ok boomer :the_finge:biggrin:

    ok boomer :the_finge:biggrin:
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    I was pretty blown away walking OR today and...

    I was pretty blown away walking OR today and seeing them have a booth.
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    So I received mine today and have some initial...

    So I received mine today and have some initial impressions from just looking them over inside. Again I don't work for a goggle company but design products professionally.

    Going to be comparing to...
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    Worked for me ordering two since it was literally...

    Worked for me ordering two since it was literally cheaper for me to order two goggles then get one frame and one extra lens :rolleyes2.

    Curious about these. Got some clear for alpine start days...
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    LOL wut. That's one of the better things since it...

    LOL wut. That's one of the better things since it allows you to actually tune the volume and it's somewhat insulating against cold seeping up from the ground. If a tiny tiny bit of sound and movement...
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    Dis. Especially considering that the Tecnica ZGTP...

    Dis. Especially considering that the Tecnica ZGTP is only like 60g heavier than the F1. It looks to be a good replacement for my Atomic Backlands when they wear out.
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    Interesting, I definitely have a high instep and...

    Interesting, I definitely have a high instep and was able to make the boots work even without baking the liners or grinding the boot board. Yeah it's a little hard to get into but not as hard as my...
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    Even easier is cut off that entire metal loop bit...

    Even easier is cut off that entire metal loop bit and use dyneema cord that is at least double fisherman's knotted.
    I use the 5/64th in this first link, and keep some in my repair kit....
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    I don't think anyone has posted that failure mode...

    I don't think anyone has posted that failure mode here yet. Seems like a clear warranty issue, Josh at Tecnica is awesome on warranties
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    ditto. CrapCrapCrap

    ditto. CrapCrapCrap
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    Yeah none of those videos show a problem. It's a...

    Yeah none of those videos show a problem. It's a manufacturing tolerance for having toe elasticity, basically the reason why they ski leaps and bounds better than static pin bindings.
  29. Also has been a gnarly weekend out in CO as well...

    Also has been a gnarly weekend out in CO as well with an ice climber dying from an avy, and someone getting recovered out of the trees at Winterpark and being declared dead at bottom. :/
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    Huh I've had my second gen's for a basically 5...

    Huh I've had my second gen's for a basically 5 years and don't have 2mm of slop. And not to call you out but I feel like most people can't eyeball 1-2mm so it'd be interested to see a video.
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    Are you running your bottom buckles open?

    Are you running your bottom buckles open?
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    *sorry, about to gush about a ski that can't be...

    *sorry, about to gush about a ski that can't be purchased anymore*

    Moment thank you so much for producing fucking awesome skis. Near the beginning of last season I picked up some used Belafontes,...
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    270's on hips feel fucking awesome on skis and...

    270's on hips feel fucking awesome on skis and bikes.
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    Dynafit IMO is coasting on their market share...

    Dynafit IMO is coasting on their market share right now/ setting themselves to only compete on price since other than their skimo race they don't have a category leading product. Also it kinda pisses...
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    Hope they put some better loctite on the nut and...

    Hope they put some better loctite on the nut and bolt that acts as the pivot for the walk lever. A buddies fell out up on Shasta, the heavy ass baling wire and Skeletool I keep in my repair kit...
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    Heard from a Tecnica athlete no changes to the...

    Heard from a Tecnica athlete no changes to the Zero G Pro Tour, Scout, etc. any time soon. But next tradeshow season Tecnica will drop a <1kg segment AT boot. Which I'm stoked on considering they...
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    I skied with TLT6's and 2nd gen Vipecs (14/15) a...

    I skied with TLT6's and 2nd gen Vipecs (14/15) a number of times, zero problems. Just had to have on the right clip for skinning (ie pre evo models had two different clips for forward release while...
  38. Definitely no reason to go out to Telluride with...

    Definitely no reason to go out to Telluride with all the crowds and flatter than northstar....
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    (sorry I'm too lazy to screen cap) As is the...

    (sorry I'm too lazy to screen cap)
    As is the Scarpa F1 LT :D
    990g
    Very first glace:
    -EXACT same clog/ lower as the Alien RS, so BOA waiting to blow up
    -Same walk mode lever (but not the all in...
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    You talking about all the new aliens that dropped...

    You talking about all the new aliens that dropped last season?

    And that Dalbello bonded shell tech seems interesting. I'd guess they're ultrasonically welding it.
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    Well now with the Alien RS out (and how well it...

    Well now with the Alien RS out (and how well it skis), it'll be interesting to see which direction the F1 goes. I'd guess slight weight reduction, with improved skiability, and slightly better...
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    Same template as the Vipec. And no BSL...

    Same template as the Vipec. And no BSL measurement is fine if you just do some careful measuring and dry fitting. And if you're mounting your own bindings you're not going to notice if it's a mm or 2...
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    I'd say ski specific insoles are actually going...

    I'd say ski specific insoles are actually going to share a lot in common with ones that would be created for cycling as they're both being put in essentially unflexing footwear. And stabilizing and...
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    +1 Even though I don't work with ski boots I...

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    Even though I don't work with ski boots I do work with polymers in footwear. All plastics will change as the plasticisers or other chemicals slowly leach out of them or are oxidized. Think...
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    Just to answer the ski question since I was in...

    Just to answer the ski question since I was in the same place looking for a BC ski that felt kinda like my Enforcer.

    Black Crows Camox and Navis both feel the closest to a "BC Enforcer" I've...
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    I've been rocking the MTN lab for a few season...

    I've been rocking the MTN lab for a few season and love it. Saved me from a potential helicopter ride from some gnarly rockfall on Shasta.
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    Even grinding the boot board 2mm is a pretty...

    Even grinding the boot board 2mm is a pretty large change in volume since you're effectively changing the radius of the deformed cylinder, since the radius is squared in relation to that volume.
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    Yup the first years boots didn't have locktite on...

    Yup the first years boots didn't have locktite on them, I had some fall out (heard some pros did as well). This seasons boots got sent out with locktite + a bunch of extra screws with locktite...
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    :D:the_finge

    :D:the_finge
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    Buyer and manager for a high end coffee place.

    Buyer and manager for a high end coffee place.
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