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    Thanks. My son Sean is doing most of the heavy...

    Thanks. My son Sean is doing most of the heavy lifting, including hand finishing the File flatteners. He got a batch ready and shipped, with these close and more teed up ready for finishing.389411
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    The SkiVision File Flattener has been around for...

    The SkiVision File Flattener has been around for many years. After a lull in production, Mark at SkiVisions gave us permission to fabricate the bottoms with some mods like better magnets, while he...
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    Yes. We have been working as we can to get...

    Yes. We have been working as we can to get another batch finished this week.


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    Not yet, anyway:

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    It was probably sent by Alpinord-Jr, now, almost...

    It was probably sent by Alpinord-Jr, now, almost twice the size & age of this school project video: :wink:


    https://youtu.be/yQw4vH18ksM
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    Thanks guys! :yourock:

    Thanks guys! :yourock:
  7. Which probably means shorts and flip flops by the...

    Which probably means shorts and flip flops by the end of the month, no more snow until after Christmas and the six pack won’t be running anyway.


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  8. With up to 18" of new in the forecast, this could...

    With up to 18" of new in the forecast, this could be an interesting Collegiate MTB championships this weekend:

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    I'll bet it's pure joy setting it up.
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    Yeah, the Pucks are sweet, but won't fit in the...

    Yeah, the Pucks are sweet, but won't fit in the SkiMan Base Bevelers. I can get 200x Moonflexes in about a week, but not sure on 400x. I have a T4B 200x Hone I can ship immediately which is basically...
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    Design, CAD & 3D, along with dreaming up daily...

    Design, CAD & 3D, along with dreaming up daily 'things to make' is my main gig. How does cost generally relate to piece size & print times and machine durability/reliability?
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    As far as I know, the Pucks will work in any side...

    As far as I know, the Pucks will work in any side edge guide that accepts metal files or diamond stones. A dedicated side edge guide with a spring clamp or integrated/screw down clamp is fine. They...
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    With the binding hole plug order, Bezos can now...

    With the binding hole plug order, Bezos can now afford another space shot.....and hopefully never return.:D

    Thanks for the order. Let me know if you received the response as noted below. We have...
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    More than a few times, I've wished for a capable...

    More than a few times, I've wished for a capable 3d printer for prototyping or simply producing tools and other stuff. Where to even start getting up to speed on all of the options, costs & gauging...
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    I haven’t had a chance to look too deep into the...

    I haven’t had a chance to look too deep into the Purl Pro and expect to add some to the store and see what response we get.


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    For the TGR community (not rando internet...

    For the TGR community (not rando internet searches) we offer a discount code:

    Paste 5% TGR Discount code during checkout: 1121TGR
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    Purl also makes a graphite, which is typically...

    Purl also makes a graphite, which is typically good to apply for cold, static snow or dirty, wet snows. It's good practice to add a graphite cycle a few times throughout the season, regardless. You...
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    What color plugs and how many? I can check...

    What color plugs and how many? I can check inventory & it usually takes less than a week to get more.
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    Not in the foreseeable future as we are slammed...

    Not in the foreseeable future as we are slammed on several fronts. I changed the design and we did a run in a window I had to do this, but ended up shelving them because I wasn't pleased with their...
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    …that plus two beers down and distracted by a...

    …that plus two beers down and distracted by a margarita handed to me at the time. Sorry bro.


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    SPAM! buy from SlideWright

    Hi guys. I’m a little out of pocket while camping in the desert. My son is also on a trip. The code should work, but I’ll check later. If not, mention it on your order and we’ll reimburse the...
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    Check out the Renoun Earhart. If they are...

    Check out the Renoun Earhart. If they are anything like their Endurances, she’ll enjoy them. They have a testing period where you can send them back for full refund if she doesn’t.


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    Thanks & no worries, XXXer. I was just responding...

    Thanks & no worries, XXXer. I was just responding to the comments regarding the shipping set up we have in place. As an excellent Canadian resource for tuning & waxing tools & supplies, check out...
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    Hi Kids. Hope you are safe and had a great summer...

    Hi Kids. Hope you are safe and had a great summer and fall. The aspens are firing off, early snow and the biking and camping have been sweet.

    Regarding Canadian (or any international) shipping, we...
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    UPDATE: We have received a limited supply of Ski...

    UPDATE: We have received a limited supply of Ski Visions Crosscut files and planer bodies to go with our CNC'd High Edge File Base Flattener bottoms.
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    Been busy with other priorities, I guess. ...

    Been busy with other priorities, I guess.


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    The amount of material removed per stroke while...

    The amount of material removed per stroke while filing should be thinner than paper. So, as long as the teeth are at least a little proud of the file flattener bottom, the teeth should cut.

    EDIT:...
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    Ideally, the SkiVisions Base Flattener &...

    Ideally, the SkiVisions Base Flattener & Structuring tool with the High Edge File Base Flattener bottom will provide you years of base high, edge high, base repair planing & base structuring...
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    Thanks guys! Now my take home is up to...

    Thanks guys! Now my take home is up to 25cents/hr!;)
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    Yeah, the 'polycrilic' coatings are crystal clear...

    Yeah, the 'polycrilic' coatings are crystal clear and I should have stated that fact. I like the tint regular polyurethane adds to blond wood, but wanted to avoid the VOCs. Plus the water based...
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    Time will tell how much the Baltic Birch will...

    Time will tell how much the Baltic Birch will wear with (4) coats of water based polyurethane (acrylic). It can easily be sanded and recoated if need.
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    Ski Visions File Flattener update

    OK! I slam-dunked a listing for High Edge File Base Flattener Bottom.

    Baby steps. I'm hoping I can offer the planer tops as an option in the near future. Let me know if there are issuse, typos or...
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    Trying to get to it today with file options. I...

    Trying to get to it today with file options. I have a bunch of them done and finishing more. I'm also awaiting more magnet strips, multi-kut files and more mill bastard files.

    A quick primer on...
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    316065 316066 316067 Making some...

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    Making some progress. Hope to be ready to ship Tuesday.


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    Exactly, especially on soft snow skis. For...

    Exactly, especially on soft snow skis. For performance carvers, you'd have a different criteria where you'd need longer edge contact length to be dialed. Situational awareness is key for any task....
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    Good. It gets confusing, but it really is a...

    Good. It gets confusing, but it really is a simple process to perform.

    I can't emphasis enough that with some edge high conditions (and where they occur and on what kind of skis) only focusing on...
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    For more detailed info from our Tuning Tips: ...

    For more detailed info from our Tuning Tips:

    SkiVisions Base Flattener & Structuring Plane

    SkiVisions File Base Flattener


    https://youtu.be/Lf8cCmmVEWY

    https://youtu.be/d1khzDLL4_k
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    My inclination is to KISS, support the files flat...

    My inclination is to KISS, support the files flat and basically mimic the Ski Visions file flattener geometry. Once I can get over the initial production hump, I can look at an array of options. When...
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    Cutting the cable cord

    PSA: today is last day for YouTube 2 week free trial.

    I’m trying to get my head around Hulu live/no commercials vs YouTube live content. For $6 you can get Hulu content and on demand stuff....with...
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    Thanks for the email responses. I should be...

    Thanks for the email responses. I should be getting 1/2" baltic birch plywood today for an initial run sometime this week.

    One suggestion was to provide 'file height adjustability' which is not...
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    Thanks guys. If you get a chance, please post up...

    Thanks guys. If you get a chance, please post up pics of your mounting process and any tool improvements you might see.

    Apparently, PetiMan is off his meds or has an agenda. Maybe he simply hates...
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    Can I date a girl that snowshoes?

    Pro tip: packing a small thermarest might come in handy...,especially with sunsets like this:

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    Thanks to you, I rethought my trying to use the...

    Thanks to you, I rethought my trying to use the Base Flattener slot to attach the file holder to this direct screw attachment. I still might to see how quick and secure it is by comparison. The screw...
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    Ski Visions File Flattener update

    Suffragette City and SKA Euphoria driven prototype 1

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    I received your email and others. Thx Sent...

    I received your email and others. Thx


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    (I do need to produce a video and more images...

    (I do need to produce a video and more images when I can.) This is an old no math 'carpentry trick' for scribing equidistant marks relative to irregular edges and shapes. It also will work great for...
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    Most people don't own Salomon jigs.

    Most people don't own Salomon jigs.
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    And your reasoning for posting that in this...

    And your reasoning for posting that in this thread is????
  48. Ski Vision File Flattener Update

    I started this thread regarding a new development regarding the Ski Visions File Flattener.
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    Ski Visions File Flattener update

    I just got of the phone with Mark. He checked out this thread post and got a chuckle....

    As a result of this discussion, I've been given permission to fabricate file base flattener bottoms using...
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    As an update, here is the latest refinements to...

    As an update, here is the latest refinements to the SkiScribe Centerline Tool. I've improved the process to get an even tighter fit for the mechanical pencils:
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