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    Not ID.

    Not ID.
  2. How much do you weigh? If not a big guy, the...

    How much do you weigh? If not a big guy, the Tour F10 and F12 work fine (Squire toe and heel) and cut weight for when you do tour. Just avoid the first year version that has rollers in the toe...
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    A wide-angle lens (cell phone) held head-high can...

    A wide-angle lens (cell phone) held head-high can create the illusion of short tails, like how some women maximize bust size while shrinking hips/thighs. Check out how the wall panels taper.
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    Omg...yeah we're idiots. Good one.

    Omg...yeah we're idiots. Good one.
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    Good catch, I couldn't really remember but tossed...

    Good catch, I couldn't really remember but tossed it in anyway, since no one has mentioned the 207's recently.
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    #tailfinsmatter

    #tailfinsmatter
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    Lol, they're running a friends and family deal.

    Lol, they're running a friends and family deal.
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    I wouldn't say Comish's wife is a hack for...

    I wouldn't say Comish's wife is a hack for bumping an edge against a dildo once on the first or second day out, and then using her pole to release the heels at the end of the day. Doesn't seem too...
  9. PSA: 192 Lotus 138 R3.2 / F2 in Kalispell, red

    Can't tell if they're pure or hybrid by the photo. After the recent 138 luv-a-thon in Tech Talk, someone will want these....
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    Mammut has a sale going on now, so they're...

    Mammut has a sale going on now, so they're probably slammed. Whyturn put in an order last week and got it today though.
  11. WTB: Gripwalk soles for Nordica Strider or 2021 Tecnica Cochise 120/130

    Looking for a Gripwalk sole set for Nordica Strider or 2021 Cochise 120/130.

    Don't see them available on the Tecnica website yet, anyone know of any stores with them? Tecnica part number 3119S009....
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    SOLD: 2019 Marker Griffon ID 13 Bindings

    Catch and release, bought these from Comish but I never used them. Think he said his wife only put a day or two on them, and they look it. Only sign of use is a scratch in each pole tip pocket on...
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    After seeing this rocker photo, I'm hoping so. ...

    After seeing this rocker photo, I'm hoping so.
    https://content.skiessentials.com/2021-ski-test/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2020/08/2021-volkl-mantra-102-crop-1-scaled.jpg

    The 2014 184 was fine...
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    Allright, dibs dammit. Can no longer resist... ...

    Allright, dibs dammit. Can no longer resist...

    Edit: payment sent.
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    Yeah, I'm torn, wish they had a 180.

    Yeah, I'm torn, wish they had a 180.
  16. The only thing metal in the excellent STH-16 is...

    The only thing metal in the excellent STH-16 is the toe pedestal, heel track, and a structural wrap around the plastic heel housing. (STH12 and 14 is same but with a plastic toe pedestal.)

    The...
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    Hard to find on sale, but you can get lucky....

    Hard to find on sale, but you can get lucky.
    https://www.westernmountaineering.com/down-garments/pants/flash-pants/
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    A study found that single-layer masks help break...

    A study found that single-layer masks help break droplets into smaller particles, making such masks worse than nothing at all when it comes to spreading the virus.
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    Well that was an utterly brain dead moment for...

    Well that was an utterly brain dead moment for me, just corrected my post, lol.
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    If you're able to properly adjust the AFD height,...

    If you're able to properly adjust the AFD height, I'd run it.
  21. Don't know if they're still making skis, but the...

    Don't know if they're still making skis, but the Hangfire Stauchwall is the most similar ski I've seen to an R1 Lotus 138. It's softer and has more flat area (with a bit of camber), but otherwise is...
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    Anyone know if the 2020 Mach1 LV 130 is truly...

    Anyone know if the 2020 Mach1 LV 130 is truly stiffer than the LV 120, or is it just a liner and color (and price) difference?
  23. ^ If LS doesn't want those, Whyturn would...

    ^ If LS doesn't want those, Whyturn would probably dig them and he's in SLC.
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    PSA: 2012 184 Mantra, near Vail

    One mount, one hundy. (Same ski as red dragon 2013 and metallic red 2014.)
    https://rockies.craigslist.org/spo/d/dillon-volkl-mantra-184cm-2012-version/7229489242.html
  25. PSA: 2014 184 Katana V-Werks, SF Bay Area

    $250 with Marker binders, nice deal. I'd grab 'em if they were near me, but they're not.
    https://danville.craigslist.org/spo/d/danville-volkl-katana-carbon-fiber/7231662700.html
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    I'll take 'em both, I have the first-gen Countour...

    I'll take 'em both, I have the first-gen Countour Hybrid skins that have the separating glue issue and absolutely require cheat sheets.
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    I'll have to look at it more closely, but at...

    I'll have to look at it more closely, but at first glance, it appears a couple MM could be milled off the Duke brake platform (not the paddle) if someone wanted to reduce ramp a little and make it...
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    Most #12 wood screws are 11 tpi, but #12AB is 14...

    Most #12 wood screws are 11 tpi, but #12AB is 14 tpi and virtually a perfect match for ski screws.
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    ^ When reusing old holes, definitely counter-turn...

    ^ When reusing old holes, definitely counter-turn with light pressure initially to mesh the lead threads. Doing this successfully requires removing the little plastic tabs in the binding baseplates...
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    If you want the Ferrari of ascent plates (carbon...

    If you want the Ferrari of ascent plates (carbon fiber, 300 Euro/pr): https://auftriib.com/

    Videos: https://vimeo.com/user25650131
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    And so it begins, maybe. 346942

    And so it begins, maybe.

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    Should be perfectly compatible, Markers touring...

    Should be perfectly compatible, Markers touring frame bindings fit all boot standards except the mountaineering type with thin toe and heel lugs.
  33. Thread: PSA

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    Packasport is fiberglass, not plastic. i picked...

    Packasport is fiberglass, not plastic. i picked up a used one for $300 several years ago, it's nice.
  34. A little metal goes a long way to prevent screw...

    A little metal goes a long way to prevent screw holes from migrating.
  35. Well crap, G/Flex epoxy doesn't stick to the...

    Well crap, G/Flex epoxy doesn't stick to the black AFD plastic. Will try Loctite Epoxy Plastic Bonder next, hopefully that works.
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    Bummer, if you were in L.A. I could probably help...

    Bummer, if you were in L.A. I could probably help you out.
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    Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
  38. Thread: FS PX18ís

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    Sadly X2....think I only have one pair of STH...

    Sadly X2....think I only have one pair of STH Steels left.
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    I haven't bit the bullet on the more detailed...

    I haven't bit the bullet on the more detailed regional maps from Garmin for the 6X yet, they sure don't give them away.
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    The new 5X for $299 deal expired, but the refurb...

    The new 5X for $299 deal expired, but the refurb 5X Plus is still $370.
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    PSA: Garmin Fenix 5X, 5X Plus Smartwatch

    Must be a pre-Black Friday deal, basically the used price for a new 5X.
    Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band
    Garmin Fenix 5X Plus (refurbished)

    Like my 6X a lot, but...
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    ^ Agreed, I'm a 9 street shoe and gave up on 25.5...

    ^ Agreed, I'm a 9 street shoe and gave up on 25.5 a couple years ago and bumped up to 26.5 in Tecnica and from 26 to 27 in Scarpa. No regrets, the toes are uncurled and happy. Granted I never had...
  43. Apparently Look claims the Rockerace has to be...

    Apparently Look claims the Rockerace has to be used on a raceplate because the heel isn't designed to accommodate as much horizontal elasticity as a normal heel because the raceplate eliminates heel...
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    Could also get the Lord SP for cheap, since it...

    Could also get the Lord SP for cheap, since it lost its luster when the ID models were released. Nice thing is the ID version of the Royal bindings will drop into the same holes.

    Barons should...
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    Nope, imagine how little empty space there is in...

    Nope, imagine how little empty space there is in the hole after the screw is inserted. You just need a film between the threads.

    Cores in soft touring skis can be really porous and soak up a...
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    ^ I'd wager he used way too much glue and cranked...

    ^ I'd wager he used way too much glue and cranked in the screws too fast, and it had nowhere to go. The first (and hopefully only) time you do that, you can actually hear the fiberglass layers...
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    About -3cm for a 300mm BSL. Unless you're a...

    About -3cm for a 300mm BSL. Unless you're a newschooler, the midsole line on the Helio116 is way too forward.
    ...
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    GG and epoxy have a pretty high viscosity, so if...

    GG and epoxy have a pretty high viscosity, so if you add it to the hole and then drive in the screws with a power driver, you could easily force air or gel into the ski somewhere you don't want it. ...
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    Been using G/Flex for dowels, since those are...

    Been using G/Flex for dowels, since those are permanent.
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    Been using GG for years and have never had that...

    Been using GG for years and have never had that happen, the expansion fills voids but it doesn't exert much pressure. About the only danger is using too much and having it flow/foam out of the hole...
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