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    "is vastly heavier by 130g each boot" I'm all...

    "is vastly heavier by 130g each boot"

    I'm all down for tinkering but wow. Just leave your water at home and save 1000g.
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    I’ve got a pair of 191s with warden 13 demo...

    I’ve got a pair of 191s with warden 13 demo bindings for sale at our shop. One of our demos. Less used because of the size. $550cdn. We can ship. Figured one of you might be into it.
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    I’m more like a 3 degree adjustment. I realize...

    I’m more like a 3 degree adjustment. I realize the pins make the boot float but essentially the shimmed side of my sole will be a few mm lower when hanging from the pins. I’m curious if that would...
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    Thanks. I'll check it out. For the pin set up...

    Thanks. I'll check it out.

    For the pin set up I would be looking at shimming the binding. Not as crucial as the hill set up but it would be nice to be consistent.

    That being said, I wonder if...
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    You use the toe pieces on a punch? I never...

    You use the toe pieces on a punch? I never thought of that. Looks like a decent shape. I'll check that out today.
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    It seems you completely missed the point. The...

    It seems you completely missed the point. The point is that people need specific things. You so eloquently pointed out that you need more ramp. This is because of your anatomy and gear choice....
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    What' your favourite width expansion tool? I...

    What' your favourite width expansion tool?

    I dislike using hydraulic expanders. I find the set up too slow, lining it up is too inconsistent, and you have the challenge of not collapsing instep...
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    Canting options for Lupo? Also, tech binding...

    Canting options for Lupo?

    Also, tech binding canting options? I see cant strips at Tognar that I could custom cut. Anything else out there?
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    The fact that you just said canting is smoke and...

    The fact that you just said canting is smoke and mirrors most of the time.... Wow.
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    I’m a big fan of the QST 106 for a DD. Prefer it...

    I’m a big fan of the QST 106 for a DD. Prefer it over the Mfree because the tip flops less. Carves sweet, surfs really well for the waist width. I disliked the last gen 106, love this one. Ski...
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    I put them on my flip flops

    I put them on my flip flops
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    I actually don't really understand why we have...

    I actually don't really understand why we have gripwalk. What purpose does it really serve and are all these different soles (besides full touring) really worth the clusterfuck?

    Rubber gripped...
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    Double post... Can anyone confirm the tongue...

    Double post...

    Can anyone confirm the tongue that comes in this year's Lupo AX HD? The catalogue and the website differ on stated flex (110 vs 120). The catalog says the AX HD is softer than the...
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    I measure 25.1 and have worn 24 boots for the...

    I measure 25.1 and have worn 24 boots for the last 15 years (no dabellos though). My last few boots (Hawx Ultra XTD, Quest Max) have been tight on my toes. The Hawx were really tight. I tried going...
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    Just to clarify, what points are being measured...

    Just to clarify, what points are being measured from to determine delta on tech bindings?
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    Happens on my Mac with chrome and Iphone with...

    Happens on my Mac with chrome and Iphone with safari. Fuck this. I don't use the website anymore. I can't take it.
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    Hoji used to run Pivot toes with 916 heels. I...

    Hoji used to run Pivot toes with 916 heels. I can't remember why now. Probably because they are the two strongest pieces of the strongest bindings made.
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    Awesome. Thanks. Sounds like it is significantly...

    Awesome. Thanks. Sounds like it is significantly different. Might give them a try.
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    Hi Matt, Why no foam injected tongue? I’ve always...

    Hi Matt, Why no foam injected tongue? I’ve always found that to be the biggest perk of injected liners. I understand that you have three different tongue volume options though. How thick is the...
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    388010 Almost a cm extra space. Plenty of...

    388010

    Almost a cm extra space. Plenty of forward ROM for someone looking for this type of boot for touring. The original krypton looks nothing like the drawing you posted, they both look like...
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    Too lazy to take a picture so check out this...

    Too lazy to take a picture so check out this link. You can see the post the buckle mounts on and compare to the size of the hole in the cuff. Yes, these are the old Kryptons but the new ones look...
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    Hi Waxoff, You are mistaken. The upper cuff is...

    Hi Waxoff, You are mistaken. The upper cuff is not riveted to the lower cuff anywhere except the ankle pivots. Doing so wouldn't allow the boot to pivot forwards and would negate the entire concept...
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    How'd you know I'm bald? Thanks.

    How'd you know I'm bald? Thanks.
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    Because the upper cuff is not attached to the...

    Because the upper cuff is not attached to the lower clog on a dalbello, removing the tongue would give you nearly as much forward range of motion as their touring boots. The walk mode only increases...
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    Any tips on how to get those plastic clips to...

    Any tips on how to get those plastic clips to release so you can change the plastic inset piece?
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    It looks like the new Krypton with tech fittings...

    It looks like the new Krypton with tech fittings doesn't have a removable tongue. That seems like a big oversight.

    Any tips on swapping out the tongue attachment piece to make it removable. I...
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    I have seen more Duke PTs break than Trekkers. I...

    I have seen more Duke PTs break than Trekkers. I work in a shop that sells Duke PTs. That's saying a lot considering trekkers have been around for 20 years and Duke PTs only 1.

    Get Daymakers,...
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    I requested to join a few months ago when you...

    I requested to join a few months ago when you sent me it before. I’ll try again. Thanks.
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    Does anyone have a good resource on further...

    Does anyone have a good resource on further learning about boot/binding delta, reasons for preference, physiological predictors, etc?
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    Shorty J, I’m sure there are some at Selkirk Ski...

    Shorty J, I’m sure there are some at Selkirk Ski and Bike in Golden.
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    If you instep measures three sizes bigger, get a...

    If you instep measures three sizes bigger, get a high instep boot, mold the liner with big pads on the instep, mold the shell with pads on the instep or with a softball inside the shell, or grind the...
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    Please. Nobody buy boots with this method. Once...

    Please. Nobody buy boots with this method. Once in a blue moon will you have to upsize to get instep height but that is so rare. The article doesn't even discuss different volume boots, nor grinding...
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    Despite every one always shitting on Bushwacka...

    Despite every one always shitting on Bushwacka for personality BS, he is one of the few who actually knows what the hell they are talking about. Boot flex is primarily for shock absorption rather...
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    Why wouldn't you just use a World Cup booster...

    Why wouldn't you just use a World Cup booster strap? It has the exact same stiffness of elastic as the Expert but after a 1/4" of movement the rigid strap engages. Get two birds stoned with one strap.
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    Doug, come in and try the Blaze if you haven't...

    Doug, come in and try the Blaze if you haven't yet. I thought it was an amazing ski but completely fell apart at 60km/hr on groomers. It feels like it just collapses and there is nothing under you. A...
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    To be fair, I enjoyed my trekkers a lot more than...

    To be fair, I enjoyed my trekkers a lot more than my guardians. Dukes skied better than guardians but had a weird ramp angle and iced up so damn much. Trekkers were nearly useless on icy off camber...
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    Old 106 is very different to new 106. I hated the...

    Old 106 is very different to new 106. I hated the old one. Love the new one mounted -1cm. A lot of clients have liked it that way too.
  38. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Put hand warmers between the overlaps of the...

    Put hand warmers between the overlaps of the lower cuff, right at the bend of the ankle. Boots will go on like butter. When done, put the hand warmers in a ziplock bag and squish out all the air. The...
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    Haha. I was waiting for that. I can't attest to...

    Haha. I was waiting for that. I can't attest to how it skied against a ton of boots back then but I can guarantee the walk mode lock out was way more solid.
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    Make it then. I made some years ago. It worked...

    Make it then. I made some years ago. It worked pretty damn well. Skied better than the quest max and has zero play in the walk mode.

    https://www.doglotion.com/essays/now-video-diy-touring-boots
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    Boot companies need to make real boots with walk...

    Boot companies need to make real boots with walk modes. Don’t make any sacrifices. I have not had a single customer ask how much a boot weighs in two years.
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    Last one. Just another pic for reference....

    Last one. Just another pic for reference. 367790367790
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    It works fine. There is the slightest...

    It works fine. There is the slightest interference on the upper cuff and those spring shapes but when you do your boots up tight it all meshes seamlessly....
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    A heat gun and a utility knife (1" OLFA is my go...

    A heat gun and a utility knife (1" OLFA is my go to for any knife work) make easy work for cutting boots. I try to use a dremel as little as possible because they make a mess.

    Heat up the boot...
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    Personally, I’d try one size smaller boot. Your...

    Personally, I’d try one size smaller boot. Your boots are too big. Depending on the volume of your ankle, I’d go for a high volume liner in there. Intuitions will compress a lot during molding and...
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    I'm curious to hear your reasoning. To me, every...

    I'm curious to hear your reasoning. To me, every Duke that I've seen or heard of has broken and fully exploded the toe piece leaving it useless up or down, doesn't seem like a mild issue. Sure, the...
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    We just got the XT Tour at our shop. The walk...

    We just got the XT Tour at our shop. The walk mode ROM is exactly the same as the XT3. Both are 53 degrees. Both use the exact same mechanism. Both move the same distance with the liner removed.
    ...
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    Check out my Lupohawx thread. Adding a tongue...

    Check out my Lupohawx thread. Adding a tongue turns the Hawx into a raceboot. Much stiffer forwards and way stiffer laterally.
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    My apologies. I was talking out my ass. I thought...

    My apologies. I was talking out my ass. I thought you were saying they work for FWT style skiing. I agree with you that they do work for 50+ powder skiing. I regularly tell people they are perfect...
  50. The outer last on the ZA is different for sure.

    The outer last on the ZA is different for sure.
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