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    I've got an OG 183 Katana, that's nearly...

    I've got an OG 183 Katana, that's nearly flawless, that I picked up last year. The few times I skied it, I wasn't overly impressed. I keep thinking I should give it more chances, but I could be...
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    There are alarm clock apps that force you to do...

    There are alarm clock apps that force you to do math to shut off your alarm.
    (Depending on how good you are at math, you might still have it going off at lunch.)
  3. I prefer the 2nd gen, both for the MNC (which I...

    I prefer the 2nd gen, both for the MNC (which I don't _really_ need) and more importantly that the toe and heels side off the rails fully. I shared a locker with a friend last year, and by pulling...
  4. Bump Potential trade/partial trade; I have...

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    Potential trade/partial trade;
    I have some Warden 13 MNC's (non demo's) /w 130mm brakes;

    Since they're RED they're the best!
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    Yeah, but think about what you probably do need....

    Yeah, but think about what you probably do need.

    Epoxy. (Some people have it on hand, but not that many.)
    Pre-cut PTex base (If you're using pre-cut material, you'll also need a cut template, so...
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    Not withstanding Tuco's dig at GregL - I agree...

    Not withstanding Tuco's dig at GregL - I agree with GregL.

    I've repaired that kind of stuff myself - though the edges were intact. (I used a ptex iron, base and metal-grip, instead of pre-cut base...
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    If you're just the average Joe, with modest...

    If you're just the average Joe, with modest bandwidth needs, mesh works. Probably easiest too, especially without Cat5/6 to multiple points.
    But if you regularly use a lot of bandwidth, have lots of...
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    So, for most of us, (5) bits for $84.00 (The 6th...

    So, for most of us, (5) bits for $84.00 (The 6th 3.6x9.5 isn't very valuable to most of us, even the ski nerds we are...)

    That works out to ~$17 per bit.

    New from Skimo is $15.
    Yeah, Skimo...
  9. WTB Attack or Attack2 *DEMO* bindings. ~95mm brakes

    Looking for Attack Demos.

    I can use either Attack1's or Attack2's. (Obviously, I'd expect Attack1's to sell much more cheaply.)
    Again, DEMO bindings.
    I'm looking for ~95-100mm brake width.
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    If we could find a way in the next couple of...

    If we could find a way in the next couple of months to get the OG Cochises to PDX, OR - I'd be game @ $150. (A mag tripping to climb some volcano's or something...)
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    I've got Leki Vario Trigger S - and while I'm...

    I've got Leki Vario Trigger S - and while I'm underwhelmed with the trigger strap, I do like the poles quite a lot.

    I even took a pretty thrashing crash where my pole rolled under me and broke...
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    I'm not sure why I'm explaining....but I guess......

    I'm not sure why I'm explaining....but I guess...

    It was my first programming class, ever. I might have done some batch scripting or macro scripting before, but certainly not a lot.
    The K&R book...
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    I totally agree with stats. A class I enjoyed -...

    I totally agree with stats. A class I enjoyed - back when my daughter thinks I just got off the Mayflower.

    She's a college student now - but in her *precalc* class, they spent like two months on...
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    As long as we're ranting... Math. Can someone...

    As long as we're ranting...

    Math.
    Can someone tell me why if you're not an engineering (or CS or math-major) destined kid we have you take calculus in high school? Or trig? I am a fairly...
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    Fixed it for you. Any sentence that refers to...

    Fixed it for you.
    Any sentence that refers to yellow jackets and that doesn't involve them dying, preferably horribly, is definitely shit that annoys you.
  16. Out of that list, I'm pretty sure I could off the...

    Out of that list, I'm pretty sure I could off the goose - everything else is pretty iffy.

    Are we talking regular rats, or serious rats.

    Regular NYC rats - unless I got lucky, probably we're at...
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    Bump again... TLDR; WTB Attack (if quite...

    Bump again...

    TLDR;
    WTB Attack (if quite cheap) or Attack2 Demo's w/ ~95mm brakes.
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    Have you seen this? I don't follow the topic...

    Have you seen this?
    I don't follow the topic much, but I was really surprised that much of what "benefits" CPAP is assumed to have, there's pretty thin evidence of benefit. (Meaning that CPAP...
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    Calm down Satan! :)

    Calm down Satan! :)
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    This kind of round-about and donuts? LOL. That...

    This kind of round-about and donuts? LOL.
    That was PDX last weekend.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWSDAjKo9Mw&t=70s

    Frankly, I'm sorta amused.
    Other than it being three hours of this - from...
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    A few posts I've read the last few days prompts...

    A few posts I've read the last few days prompts this late reply... (I re-read the thread and it's interesting going back...)

    I picked up some Cochise 108's in 192 - we'll see how nuts that gets....
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    General? GENERAL?!?!? IMO, insurance companies...

    General? GENERAL?!?!?
    IMO, insurance companies make Josef Mengele look like a total hack.
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    Oh, I totally get that. I've seen a ton of stuff...

    Oh, I totally get that. I've seen a ton of stuff in these areas. Suffice it to say - sophisticated providers have more ways to screw with you than the used car dealership. We've been fairly lucky to...
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    Sheesh - now I'm going to _defend_ MF? What the...

    Sheesh - now I'm going to _defend_ MF?
    What the hell is this world coming to!? Next I'll be kissing Trump's ring or something.
    But, all that said - I'm in a kind of weird insurance situation...
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    The return policy at EVO is a year+1day, just a...

    The return policy at EVO is a year+1day, just a reminder, in case anyone needs it. :)
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    [Sorry to derail the thread a bit...] I assume...

    [Sorry to derail the thread a bit...]
    I assume the edges will pull out a lot easier too, right?

    I think I had a pair of Mantras with a similar problem - the edges pulled out easy and the edge...
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    Ha...

    Ha...
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    Bump It's only mid 80's here this week, instead...

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    It's only mid 80's here this week, instead of 116F.
    I'm sure it's going to snow soon, so I need to buy some ski bindings!

    DEMO bindings please.
    Attack1's are fine, if cheap.
    Otherwise,...
  29. Yeah, should'a, would'a, could'a... I've had...

    Yeah, should'a, would'a, could'a...

    I've had it happen at least a few different days.
    One time, as I mentioned, they were on aux power, and were only loading 50% of the chairs - never got a...
  30. Depending on your definition of "close." [I can't...

    Depending on your definition of "close." [I can't imagine it actually happening in the next year or three. Perhaps in the next five, I dunno...]

    And running stadium more? For what?
    It might move...
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    @climberevan Thanks - that all works out great....

    @climberevan
    Thanks - that all works out great.
    Next, I'm looking for recommendations on syrups you all like.
    Anyone have suggestions.
    (I'm a cheapo, so I'm probably not really interested in the...
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    @ntblanks - that worked a charm. Thanks again....

    @ntblanks - that worked a charm. Thanks again.
    Cheap me has an additional 7.99 to spend recklessly on ski gear now. :)

    I almost feel sorry for Evo - this thread cost them a bit. (Though to be...
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    Thanks so much. That makes it a lot easier to...

    Thanks so much.
    That makes it a lot easier to convince them.
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    @ntblanks; can you PM me the same info? I'm...

    @ntblanks; can you PM me the same info?
    I'm getting the "we're not sure it was really on sale the extra 10%" line too...

    I almost purchased an extra pair, since it was so nuts cheap - and if I...
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    All that shit's probably for their own employees!...

    All that shit's probably for their own employees! (Only kinda joking...)

    One of my clients is a car dealership - and a lot of years ago, one of their own employees had stolen several vehicles from...
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    @ElChup... I dunno, but let us know what you...

    @ElChup...
    I dunno, but let us know what you find. I already got the $20 refund/price-match and was considering requesting the extra 10% - but I feel a bit bad about it. :)

    But if someone finds...
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    Use code: EXTRA10 at checkout.

    Use code: EXTRA10 at checkout.
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    Oh, BTW, anyone that considers using the 130...

    Oh, BTW, anyone that considers using the 130 brakes on a ski that's way narrower - say 100mm - beware.
    It's totally possible to set one ski down, while skiing no less, and hook the inside arms (one...
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    Yup, I got a refund too. Thanks to @Lahar for...

    Yup, I got a refund too.

    Thanks to @Lahar for the heads-up on the lower price!
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    Anyone that purchased recently, up-thread, should...

    Anyone that purchased recently, up-thread, should ask for a price adjust. (That's standard Evo policy anyway.)
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    Another bump. Remember we are talking demos...

    Another bump.

    Remember we are talking demos here...
    ~95mm brakes
    I can do Attack1's for cheap. (If they are cheap, I'd probably prefer them for this last pair I have a current need for..)
    ...
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    WTF? Really? I like my battery powered tools...

    WTF? Really?
    I like my battery powered tools because:
    1) I don't have to run to the gas station *and* worry about spilling gas in the trunk/back-seat when driving back from the gas station. (Oh, I...
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    The problem is that the "smart" devices are...

    The problem is that the "smart" devices are almost certainly going to be used to accomplish EXACTLY the opposite goal.

    See:...
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    What your friend neglected to tell you is......

    What your friend neglected to tell you is...
    ...those that know what an non-indemnified binding is, well THEY won't pay that much for a reasonably nice ski that's 15 years old.

    (But if you won't...
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    Thanks for the PSA. I'm kinda in the market...

    Thanks for the PSA.

    I'm kinda in the market for a new hardshell - but my last/currnet TNF one didn't have a double main zip. I don't want to make that mistake again...

    The FL doesn't seem to...
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    Will the bindings accommodate an ISO 5355 sole...

    Will the bindings accommodate an ISO 5355 sole boot? (Just in case I decide I want to get into ski-sadomasochism.)
    [Edited to add: I looked at them again, and they are the Nevada N17's - so late...
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    What year are these?

    I recently got these from someone who thought I might like them - not so much for skiing, but for the nostalgia. (I'm not sure I could even ski these, the camber profile is huge. They have more...
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    Thanks man - but dey be gone.

    Thanks man - but dey be gone.
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    This - and if it continues to go sideways -...

    This - and if it continues to go sideways - complain to the state insurance commissioner. I had a crazy billing issue - but for trivial dollars, compared to $14K. The insurance commission thumped...
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    Still looking! 95-100mm brakes preferred.

    Still looking!
    95-100mm brakes preferred.
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