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    +1 5/32. The cork makes an excellent stopper....

    +1 5/32. The cork makes an excellent stopper. Small hoses also work really well.
  2. I am having a hard time finding the beal back-up...

    I am having a hard time finding the beal back-up in 40m at a decent price with shipping.

    Anyone have some info about the BD 6.0 accessory cord? Kernmantel construction. 23.5g/m. No published data...
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    The bear head tooth was totally bland. I tried:...

    The bear head tooth was totally bland. I tried:
    1. Frying
    2. Baking
    3. Stew

    Dunno maybe the pine variety don't have the same taste the hardwood ones have.
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    I will try some wax. The BMTs usually end up...

    I will try some wax. The BMTs usually end up weighting double.
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    Obsolete?

    Obsolete?
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    Not sure if it's brought up, but what's up with...

    Not sure if it's brought up, but what's up with the e-350 with 7.3 diesel engines? How horrendous are they on fuel?
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    Looks like bears head tooth (Hericium...

    Looks like bears head tooth (Hericium americanum). https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210908/7eb3ed667fb4431f2c06941f808f0bbe.jpg
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    Anyone know what this is? It looks similar to...

    Anyone know what this is? It looks similar to Lions mane, but it was on some sort of dead conifer. Lions mane only grow in hardwood,...
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    Anyone have a good source for tyrolia brakes? If...

    Anyone have a good source for tyrolia brakes? If I get the 85 can they be bent for 110 skis? I did it with OG fks.
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    Daaaamn...

    Daaaamn https://www.inputmag.com/style/dior-descente-ski-collection-release-date

    This will be great for gaper day in a few years.
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    I got the BnD pivots. I had slack, but after...

    I got the BnD pivots. I had slack, but after taking the rivets off it the cuff seems to be in good shape. I had to press the t-nuts in. No way I can get the the delrim bushings in. Should I ream the...
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    Does the AT attack have the same toe as the...

    Does the AT attack have the same toe as the adrenalin? The wardens did not work with my punched at boots but the adrenalins work with them.
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    Just to confirm you got the sightseeing with an...

    Just to confirm you got the sightseeing with an epic pass, not edge card?
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    Shot in the dark, but is anyone looking for...

    Shot in the dark, but is anyone looking for shared accomodations in Van? I am in a baller house in Kerrisdale. I was sharing with two other couples that are moving on.
  15. Someone please explain this to me. Some...

    Someone please explain this to me.

    Some suggested I use a twin rope as a single glacier rope. Something like the black diamond 7.0. It's fairly cheap, works with most belay devices, easy to pack,...
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    Usually I soak in kerosene. Kerosene and heated...

    Usually I soak in kerosene. Kerosene and heated ultrasonic cleaner did not seem like a good idea so I did SG.
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    But was it because of marketing or how they...

    But was it because of marketing or how they performed for the customer base? The wailers were the worst skis I was ever on. I get called out all the time for being on DPS. People don't know the lotus...
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    I don't get why the design did not stick. I find...

    I don't get why the design did not stick. I find them to be very predictable, stable and relatively easy to handle. DPS marketing machine could have pushed these over the wailers. DPS groomer crowd...
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    Ultrasonic cleaner had some diluted simple green....

    Ultrasonic cleaner had some diluted simple green.

    Chain was definately on the long side. This is on my road bike, so no suspension travel.

    I used KMC X10.93 for years commuting with little...
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    I do a fair bit of cross chained riding. I...

    I do a fair bit of cross chained riding. I seldomly use my smaller chainring. First time I broke it standing up crossing a street with a car coming. Ok maybe that's on me. Second time I was in the...
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    I broke a Shimano hg-x11 chain a second time in...

    I broke a Shimano hg-x11 chain a second time in one week. Coincidence?

    Wear was bellow 0.25 on the park tool indicator.

    Bike had a pf30 gossamer, I switched to an ultegra crank. Is the chain...
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    How TF did anyone pay more than scrap value for...

    How TF did anyone pay more than scrap value for that.
    The 20yr old factory sport suspension must be a gem.
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    How are the A-frame trailers? They aren't much...

    How are the A-frame trailers? They aren't much lighter than a fiberglass trailer. Probably can't be insulated as well either.
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    I'm willing to pay $100 over what the OP will pay.

    I'm willing to pay $100 over what the OP will pay.
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    Anyone though about putting sandblaster media in...

    Anyone though about putting sandblaster media in tire sealant? I have 60 and 120 grit glass. I think it would improve sealing performance.
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    Not living full time, just part time ski bumming...

    Not living full time, just part time ski bumming for a couple of days a week.
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    Is there a reasonably close to Whistler parking...

    Is there a reasonably close to Whistler parking for a trailer in the winter? Bradywine?
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    WB unlimited includes one peak 2 peak unlimited...

    WB unlimited includes one peak 2 peak unlimited summer sightseeing pass. Epic doesn't, but it's cheaper and it includes 7 days at RMR. Though choice.
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    Headset is solid now. Having a crown race is key....

    Headset is solid now. Having a crown race is key. What a botched install.
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    Back with the fucked up headset. Looks like the...

    Back with the fucked up headset. Looks like the fork did not have a race installed. The bearing was sitting on the fork metal sleeve for the race. I have a FSA headset in hand and a cane creek...
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    Do you think it weights substantially more fully...

    Do you think it weights substantially more fully built? 1500lbs seems quite low.
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    In my opinion if you can get the tire on with...

    In my opinion if you can get the tire on with leavers the rim needs more tape. When the only option is the Kool stop tire bead jack there's enough tape. That's as burp proof as it gets.
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    How are the bigfoot fiberglass trailers? I found...

    How are the bigfoot fiberglass trailers? I found a nicely restored late 70's. 16' long 12.5' box. 1500lbs so my 6spd avant should have no problem pulling it in the left lane.
  34. First I want to check, you realize the ice would...

    First I want to check, you realize the ice would melt as you circulate the water?

    The coils don't have enough heat exchange capacity to make a noticable difference. If you got something better,...
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    How hard is it to remove the old crown race? Fork...

    How hard is it to remove the old crown race? Fork has a small recess for the race to go in. I doubt the park tool could grab on it initially.
  36. You use the city water pressure so no pump...

    You use the city water pressure so no pump required. Get a big radiator as the water will only pass once then down the drain. You want as much as possible heat exchange in one pass. Car salvage yards...
  37. Get a radiator and hook it up to the water...

    Get a radiator and hook it up to the water suplly. Dunno if the cost would be higher than running an AC.
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    For the record I got it like that. Unfortunately...

    For the record I got it like that. Unfortunately it seems the bearing need to be replaced from all those hits they took while loose.
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    Well I found one of the issues. There was a...

    Well I found one of the issues.

    There was a rubber washer installed above the crown race. That did not allow the bearing to sit properly.

    Rubber washer 3 was installed between 8 and...
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    I can tighten the headset until steering gets...

    I can tighten the headset until steering gets stiff.
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    My ever loosening headset turns out to be a...

    My ever loosening headset turns out to be a sealed bearing headset, not low end cage bearing. Bearings seem good. I tightened the cups with a press. I hope this is enough, dunno what else it could be
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    New headset takes a month to order :( If I...

    New headset takes a month to order :(

    If I want to replace my caged bearing with loose bearings are they likely 5/32? It's a fairly recent FSA headset. I rather not take it apart as that will fuck...
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    Its the stuff in between. They ain't "full metal".

    Its the stuff in between. They ain't "full metal".
  44. Very good point about efficiency and why teeth...

    Very good point about efficiency and why teeth might work better.

    Some efficiency number I found:
    Petzl micro traxion 91 % (ball bearing)
    Elderid spock 92% (ball bearing)
    Rollnlock 85% (fixed...
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    Hmm sounds like they just won't work. Too bad as...

    Hmm sounds like they just won't work. Too bad as the quantums were a great deal. I never liked the backlands. Realistically I need to find some beater summer dynafits as they are the only boots that...
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    Asolo factory 100. Lengthwise I measure 27.5 and...

    Asolo factory 100. Lengthwise I measure 27.5 and I should be in a 27.5 except my heel and instep is so small that I get 26.5 and punch them for length. I got a lot better at skiing in loose slack...
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    If I have wide forefoot and skinny heel, and i...

    If I have wide forefoot and skinny heel, and i find the mercury sketchy without the tongue. Am I going to hate these? I can get them really cheap so I am thinking to get them a size bigger than my...
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    Thanks I really need to do the big co2 tank. I...

    Thanks I really need to do the big co2 tank. I have a soda stream with a paintball co2 bottle. How safe is welding shop or paintball co2? I figure it's probably ok.
  49. Why do you advise against it? Beal actually sells...

    Why do you advise against it? Beal actually sells two tract ups and the back-up line as their glacier kit.
  50. Microtrax has sharp teeth, tract up looks like it...

    Microtrax has sharp teeth, tract up looks like it has a dull cam.

    I carry 40m even for two. ~800 grams. I think a bigger advantage would be the beal packability. My Scott avalanche bag doesn't...
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