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    Great intel here. Bibby one of my favorite skis...

    Great intel here. Bibby one of my favorite skis as well.

    HAB - are you happy with the Bibby on the line? And the Protest at minus 1?
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    Thanks for the pics - super stoked! Really...

    Thanks for the pics - super stoked!

    Really interesting here. Maybe it's just my eyes, but in these pics it almost looks like the tail rocker line is longer than the tip rocker line.
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    394260 Just lifted this M102 rocker profile...

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    Just lifted this M102 rocker profile shot off of backcountry.

    While certainly low-slung, they actually have longer rocker lines than I had previously thought based on pictures I'd seen...
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    That's a LOT of rocker on the M-Free 99 - bet...

    That's a LOT of rocker on the M-Free 99 - bet it's real fun in tight places. Curious to hear how you like them when putting the pedal down in open terrain.
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    Y'all are getting me into some trouble. Trigger...

    Y'all are getting me into some trouble. Trigger pulled on the 191's. Will report back!
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    +1 to Banditman's Q I'm very interested in the...

    +1 to Banditman's Q
    I'm very interested in the 191's

    Seems clear that the M102 is heavy, damp, stable, and a great combo of edge-hold plus release-ability on trail, windbuff, and chalk. Also...
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    Sticky: Very curious what makes you grab the HP's vs. the...

    Very curious what makes you grab the HP's vs. the Cochise 106 and Enforcer 110?
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    Sticky: Those BMX HP's collecting dust??

    Those BMX HP's collecting dust??
  9. Thread: Smith FF 40% Codes

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    Majorly need some new goggles if there's one more...

    Majorly need some new goggles if there's one more code floating around!
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    Those look awesome. Powdah Snek is a great...

    Those look awesome. Powdah Snek is a great graphic.

    Looking forward to hearing how they feel on snow. The MVP 108 specs look real good.

    When you have a chance, could you throw up some rocker...
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    Sticky: That sounds like a great quiver and one I would...

    That sounds like a great quiver and one I would definitely be happy on myself. I need to get on the 191 M102's badly.

    A directional but still very versatile 100-105 combined with a directional...
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    Sticky: 389915 Resort skier here. My goal has always...

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    Resort skier here. My goal has always been to run a two-ski quiver, that'll work anywhere.
    Kastle BMX 105HP has been the narrower ski in my quiver since 2017, but I've never landed on a...
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    Still so unclear to me whether the 191 Mantra 102...

    Still so unclear to me whether the 191 Mantra 102 is a bruiser or not.
    I'm coming from the 189 BMX 105HP which is also a pretty hefty ski, and trying to understand how much more or less maneuverable...
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    I think they only come with gripwalk AFD's now...

    I think they only come with gripwalk AFD's now don't they?
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    Bushwacka if you're listening - I'll ski with you...

    Bushwacka if you're listening - I'll ski with you for $500
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    Ok ya'll I'm done asking questions about the...

    Ok ya'll I'm done asking questions about the Protests. I'll report back after I've given them a few days in these conditions. Never been on a particularly smeary ski before, so I'm pumped to get...
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    I'm in the exact same boat as you. Don't really...

    I'm in the exact same boat as you. Don't really tour. Race the crowds on powder days at Alta/Bird for most of my powder days each year. Get about 4 or 5 decently untracked runs on a powder day if I'm...
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    I'm assuming all Protest owners have fairly large...

    I'm assuming all Protest owners have fairly large quivers, and I'm still trying to understand at what point the snow conditions will cause a person to grab their Protests over their ~115-wide skis....
  19. Thread: K2 Mindbender Skis

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    Nice! That pic gets me stoked for winter. I'd...

    Nice! That pic gets me stoked for winter.

    I'd love to hear your description of how the 99's performed on that run, and especially curious if you could compare their performance in those kinds of...
  20. Only problem is that they barely know how to ski

    Only problem is that they barely know how to ski
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    facts

    facts
  22. Relatively speaking, the BG isn't AS versatile as...

    Relatively speaking, the BG isn't AS versatile as the Wildcat. Edge hold isn't as good, it isn't as carveable, def doesn't ski chalky or icy snow as well. That being said, it's completely fine in...
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    The 'WTR' version of these bindings can be used...

    The 'WTR' version of these bindings can be used with normal alpine/DIN soled boots, or no?
  24. Thread: K2 Mindbender Skis

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    Anybody ski the mindbender 99ti and can compare...

    Anybody ski the mindbender 99ti and can compare it to skis like the Mantra, Bonafide, or Enforcer?
    Blister talks about the 99ti like it's actually more powerful than the mantra and enforcer, better...
  25. If you have issues with the Protest mount point,...

    If you have issues with the Protest mount point, you will almost certainly have issues with the Wildcat mount point.
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    Dang guys good info. 192 Protest at +1 Flex...

    Dang guys good info.

    192 Protest at +1 Flex with Carbon added, no veneer. Will mount -1.5 and report back from Snowbird when we get that first good storm!
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    I had a few questions about the 192 Protests for...

    I had a few questions about the 192 Protests for anyone with knowledge of them.

    Is everyone still in consensus that it's best to mount them -1cm back from recommended, which would be -9 from...
  28. Thread: WTB Cast Setup

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    I am one such person who bought a pair and have...

    I am one such person who bought a pair and have yet to take them out of the box.
    Would sell if the price is right
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    I know people who ride the BG Tour inside the...

    I know people who ride the BG Tour inside the resort and love it.
    I rode the stock BG for 3 years. While it is great (and seemingly purpose-built) for PNW snow, I felt it actually had more heft and...
  30. I've tried sooo many 100-110mm skis since buying...

    I've tried sooo many 100-110mm skis since buying the BMX HP's in 2017... simply because I'm never 100% satisfied and am always searching for new sensations on snow. Tested the Mantra 102, Stance 102,...
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    Always been a two ski travel quiver person.

    189cm Kastle BMX 105HP and 189cm ON3P Billy Goat was a pretty magic combination for me, though I actually thought there was still too much overlap.
    ...
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    These are the exact conditions I am most curious...

    These are the exact conditions I am most curious how the Protest handles.
    Are people wishing for a narrower ski, or are they licking their lips getting ready to mob that kinda snow on the Protests?
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    Thanks for the advice Bandito! I know and like...

    Thanks for the advice Bandito!

    I know and like the Enforcer series flex and dampness/energy-balance, though the one thing I didn't know was how locked-in vs. loose the 115 would feel. Sounds like...
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    My Billy Goats were poached off the rack at...

    My Billy Goats were poached off the rack at Snowbird. Mega bummer.
    I'm a two ski quiver guy (BMX105HP for every day, BG was my pow-day ski)

    Found a deal on the Enforcer 115 and am thinking of it...
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    Ha! I'm picking these up next week. If for...

    Ha!

    I'm picking these up next week. If for some reason I don't like them, I'll pass them on to the mags!
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    PS. Has anyone been on the Enforcer Pro /...

    PS. Has anyone been on the Enforcer Pro / Enforcer 115 Free?

    Seriously considering them as my inbounds powder-day ski.
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    For reference, I'm 6'4" 185lbs. I demo'd the...

    For reference, I'm 6'4" 185lbs. I demo'd the 186cm 104 Free. I thought they were loads of fun. Good energy in a turn, very good in tight places.

    However, while they outperformed my daily driver...
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    It is tragic that the M-Free 118's longest length...

    It is tragic that the M-Free 118's longest length is 189cm (actually measures closer to 186.5cm)
    Would love to get on these if they were a little longer.
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    I feel ya! Thanks everyone for the advice. As...

    I feel ya! Thanks everyone for the advice. As much as I'd love to own more, I try to stick to a two-ski quiver because I travel a good amount to chase the pow. As far as home mountains, I mainly ski...
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    Thinking of dumping the billy goat for the...

    Thinking of dumping the billy goat for the protest. Am I crazy?

    (I have a 105mm daily driver)
  41. Thread: Praxis Lhasa Pows?

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    Just read all 53 pages of this thread. Y'all are...

    Just read all 53 pages of this thread. Y'all are stoked on these things!

    Do any of you have the full spec page on these? The current webpage only lists their tip, waist, and tail widths and...
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    Facts! Also a question for the Moment quiver...

    Facts! Also a question for the Moment quiver folks - which Moment ski would you use as a dedicated resort powder ski.
    I've skied the 190cm Bibby for some time. Ultra versatile ski, but I'm looking...
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    Any Renegade owners also ski the Kye 120 /...

    Any Renegade owners also ski the Kye 120 / Uptrack Massif (another 123mm 4FRNT ski from years past)? Trying to understand the differences, as I've only been on the Massif.
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    Love the monster pow-ski quiver talk. I've...

    Love the monster pow-ski quiver talk. I've honestly loved all the powder skis I've owned, but I just can't help continuing to search for new sensations on snow!

    My pow ski history (though I've...
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    https://bozeman.craigslist.org/spo/d/bozeman-salom...

    https://bozeman.craigslist.org/spo/d/bozeman-salomon-rockers-192-pivot-14/7236551888.html

    ENNNJOYYYYYYY
  46. Head Monster 88 184cm for pure groomer zoomin ...

    Head Monster 88 184cm for pure groomer zoomin

    Kastle BMX 105HP 189cm with CAST for 80% of days

    ON3P Billy Goat 189cm for 1ft+ days
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    https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/spo/d/issaquah-...

    https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/spo/d/issaquah-kastle-fx-95-hp-look-pivot-12/7204014780.html
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    What was your prob with the Hawx XTD 130s + Cast?...

    What was your prob with the Hawx XTD 130s + Cast? Been thinking about adding those to a 2100g ski and was not anticipating any issues.
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    Plenty of videos of Nikolai Schirmer skiing the...

    Plenty of videos of Nikolai Schirmer skiing the 189 Atris and G3 Ions at mach 10 in some pretty rough snow conditions... and he's 85kg's (190lbs)

    I wouldn't want to ski the Atris in refrozen,...
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    Lol fact

    Lol fact
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