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  1. I've wondered if a tech mounting tips thread is...

    I've wondered if a tech mounting tips thread is worth a "sticky", but soon, "stickies" would multiply like bunnies and there'd be two pages worth them. Another good candidate is the Repair Your Own...
  2. ^^^ x1000 ^^^ Search for xxx-er's comments on...

    ^^^ x1000 ^^^

    Search for xxx-er's comments on aligning the heel fitting to the pins in that big thread.

    After a few practice mounts, you might be ready to mount a real ski.
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    Aren't we talking about fixing railed edges? ...

    Aren't we talking about fixing railed edges?

    You lay down a bevel after flattening the base. Maybe I missed something above.

    ... Thom
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    You know me ... always looking for sloppy seconds...

    You know me ... always looking for sloppy seconds ;-) I should refresh that WTB in gear swap.

    ...Thom
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    If they make you sell your Steeples, lemme know...

    If they make you sell your Steeples, lemme know (fat chance) [emoji41]

    ... Thom
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    Someone buy these so I don't have to ... ......

    Someone buy these so I don't have to ...


    ... Thom
  7. I check my driver's licence.

    I check my driver's licence.
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    Waiting for these skis to appear on gear swap...

    Waiting for these skis to appear on gear swap [emoji33]
    [edit] I sympathize with how much work is involved in fixing seriously railed skis, but a shortcut like this is very risky.

    ... Thom
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    I miss his creative ideas and willingness to take...

    I miss his creative ideas and willingness to take a chance. I recall him really liking CCR GPOs.

    ... Thom
  10. How about a pair of Automatic 182s for $85? ...

    How about a pair of Automatic 182s for $85?

    Mounts with inserts for Vipecs & Wardens. PM me for more details/photos if this interests you.
    ...
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    FS: Down LD 102 (179)

    I paid $150 for them, so how does $102 clear to me sound for the privilege of my having drilled another set of holes in them and having brought the bases back from the dead?

    I got these from...
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    Yeah, the visualization skills are equally...

    Yeah, the visualization skills are equally amazing.
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    ^^^ x1000 ^^^

    ^^^ x1000 ^^^
  14. 1st mount - tech binders. Bold move. Now OP...

    1st mount - tech binders. Bold move.

    Now OP ... read the MYOFS thread.

    ... Thom
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    You'll need to plug the front 2 toe holes from...

    You'll need to plug the front 2 toe holes from your STH2s and drill 2 new ones for the Wardens.

    STH2s share 6 of the 8 holes with Wardens - identical heel spacing/location, with the two rear toe...
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    Agreed. When anyone asks me about the two...

    Agreed. When anyone asks me about the two "different" riser positions, I reply "medium an medium plus". I've taken to rotating 180 at the start of a tour so I have the flat optio when necessary.
    ...
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    The following may belong in the current OCD...

    The following may belong in the current OCD thread ...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzJpmVKtHoM


    ^^^ this ^^^

    Rescuing someone else, as well as being considerate to someone who just...
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    Because none of us has ever made a mistake and...

    Because none of us has ever made a mistake and gotten away with it ... a time and a place for everything, and in no way an argument for bumping your risk tolerance because of extra gear.

    ... Thom
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    ^^^ this ^^^ I'm surprised there wasn't much...

    ^^^ this ^^^
    I'm surprised there wasn't much blowback in the comments section on that blog post (at least last night). I suspect he's the sort of guy who asks his buddies for stuff that was too...
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    Crest and Haute Route (Helio 200) also have a...

    Crest and Haute Route (Helio 200) also have a single heel flap: (a) over the pins in the "normal/pins forward" position and (b) slightly higher + flat when rotated 180 degrees.

    I love my Helio...
  21. Agreed (need to have lots of design/prototyping...

    Agreed (need to have lots of design/prototyping experience to have a clue as how the numbers translate on the hill).

    Your fat BC sounds almost like my musings about a Q without asym - with perhaps...
  22. Thanks! I seem to recall that the BC was...

    Thanks! I seem to recall that the BC was considered a narrow GPO, although a statement like this is open to interpretation.

    It makes sense that you used that Black Crows as a baseline for what...
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    He hasn't learned since last year: Step-1 -...

    He hasn't learned since last year:

    Step-1 - fluff your feathers/pound your chest about how radical you are.
    Step-2 - get called out for not conveying the risks (or your risk tolerance) to others....
  24. Our of curiosity, what led you to taking a chance...

    Our of curiosity, what led you to taking a chance on a +10 BC over a GPO?


    ... Thom
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    ^^^ yes ^^^

    ^^^ yes ^^^
  26. I think I'd 100% love that ski without asym (as...

    I think I'd 100% love that ski without asym (as opposed to having 95% love for it).

    Here's the fall (last rider 2018 Valinord Arcalis): ...
  27. And if they couldn't flip the seat in time, what...

    And if they couldn't flip the seat in time, what about hitting the emergency stop?

    Disclosure - never been a lifty.

    ... Thom
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    You're incorrigible ... and a bad influence on me...

    You're incorrigible ... and a bad influence on me to boot ;-)

    Between you and me, there will be no 182s for anyone else.

    ... Thom
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    I wouldn't be surprised if one of them is Fritz...

    I wouldn't be surprised if one of them is Fritz Sperry - at least a Facebook star in the Colorado Backcountry Ski group.

    I'm not impressed with the example he sets for impressionable people.
    ...
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    I'm guessing you mean $7k out of pocket max?

    I'm guessing you mean $7k out of pocket max?
  31. So ... the chain of ownership is: eBay seller...

    So ... the chain of ownership is:

    eBay seller
    galibier_numero_un
    spchin24 (meepmoop24?)
    dub2
    NorCalNomad
  32. +1 on the softener. Be preemptive. Heal up...

    +1 on the softener. Be preemptive.

    Heal up fast!

    ... Thom
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    I use a 3.6 and always tap the hole. The tap...

    I use a 3.6 and always tap the hole. The tap will work with every ski (although it's been a while since I've had a metal top layer) and I never have to wonder about the recommended bit.

    The above...
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    I absolutely loved the Terrapin, Help on the...

    I absolutely loved the Terrapin, Help on the Way/Slipknot, Scarlet/Fire era, but yeah ... dropping The Other One etc. really sucked, and not only was Pigpen gone, but they didn't let Phil sing. ...
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    I thought you retrofitted it with a blowup doll...

    I thought you retrofitted it with a blowup doll ;-)
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    The good news (since this isn't a red state) is...

    The good news (since this isn't a red state) is that if they don't pay much in taxes, they don't have a ton of net income and will likely get more of a subsidy.

    ... Thom
  37. ^^^ this ^^^ Standard project management...

    ^^^ this ^^^

    Standard project management concept as well. It has nothing to do with Rumsfeld or any war crimes he may have committed.

    ... Thom
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    ^^^ this ^^^

    ^^^ this ^^^
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    Agreed. I basically meant if they get dinged for...

    Agreed. I basically meant if they get dinged for catching a shark, I don't think deducting for control vs. line choice matters to them - assuming it's the same score. Do they?

    I think that if a...
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    It's been a few years. When I went through...

    It's been a few years.

    When I went through this, the state subsidized/outsourced insurance agents, so you can get help with no out of pocket expense.

    An additional option is to visit a state...
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    Sorry I stirred up a hornet's nest. I...

    Sorry I stirred up a hornet's nest.

    I stopped following the details of this case, but I found Beth's "safe" comment to be strange, both in light of this case, as well as what's printed on the...
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    Yes! And where else can you be so "absolutely ...

    Yes! And where else can you be so "absolutely safe"?

    According to Beth ...

    ... Thom
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    The men's carnage really saddened me. As far...

    The men's carnage really saddened me.

    As far as scoring, if they're gonna penalize someone for landing on a shark and exploding, wouldn't it make more sense to dock them for line choice instead of...
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    Classic marketing BS. The comments were...

    Classic marketing BS. The comments were priceless.
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    Thanks for photographing. Can one screw on the...

    Thanks for photographing. Can one screw on the "stomp pad" portion of the brake to cover up the spring/latch assembly, or do we have a small fabrication task to create a cover plate?

    Thom
  46. I LOVE this !!

    I LOVE this !!
  47. Great advice from @mall walker, @tgapp,...

    Great advice from @mall walker, @tgapp, @adrenalated, and @I've seen black diamonds!

    The only thing I'd emphasize (and talk to your guide buddy about this) is that low angle meadow skipping is...
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    The big one for me is the boot denting which...

    The big one for me is the boot denting which seems to have been addressed with the reshaped bumper.

    I haven't experienced icing with my Vipec Blacks, but I ski in a Colorado Snowpack.

    Plastic...
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    ... and terrain selection (< 30 degrees).

    ... and terrain selection (< 30 degrees).
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    I think the decision between the two boils down...

    I think the decision between the two boils down to whether or not they'll see a significant # of days inbounds where the smoothness of Vipecs/Tectons might prevail.

    I can see applications for...
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