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    WTB: Minimal but mighty pin binding

    Title says it all. I'm exploring expanding my touring quiver because I have no fucking self control and looking for a lightish pin binding that can still be pushed reasonably hard. Thinking along the...
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    Yeah I've had success screwing in a drywall screw...

    Yeah I've had success screwing in a drywall screw and then prying it out with a claw hammer, just prop the hammer up on a piece of wood so you get a straight vertical pull. If the plugs were epoxied...
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    I just posted a pair in this thread...

    I just posted a pair in this thread if you're interested
  4. I have a pair of nice condition fks 185s I just...

    I have a pair of nice condition fks 185s I just pulled off some skis if anyone wants em. Oldies but goodies - from my experience these older guys are more durable than the post 2010 re-release but...
  5. I just put a pair of stock 115 brakes on a 108...

    I just put a pair of stock 115 brakes on a 108 waisted ski and they fit great FWIW. No concerns of too much brake arm hanging over
  6. Not if you have Backcountry.com branded skis

    Not if you have Backcountry.com branded skis
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    I'm def not the pioneer of this method but you...

    I'm def not the pioneer of this method but you will not be disappointed! One accompanying tip is that a lot of calipers have an indentation where the arm meets the ruler part as you can see in the...
  8. You could lay out a paper template over the holes...

    You could lay out a paper template over the holes and see where the BSL lines overlap to see exactly what size they were drilled for
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    Drilled into a pair of brand new skis for the...

    Drilled into a pair of brand new skis for the first time in many years but I think it was my most accurate mount to date.

    I tried the pictured method for finding the centerline and it was...
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    Finally got the time to mount up my MVP 108s aka...

    Finally got the time to mount up my MVP 108s aka my first pair of praxis ever. Couldnít afford veneer but still happy with the snek. Plus Keith gave me some tie dye bases

    Ended up going +1 of the...
  11. It's gonna be closer to the latter around here no...

    It's gonna be closer to the latter around here no matter what you get paid
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    Well done sir, very well done. Some of the...

    Well done sir, very well done. Some of the coolest skis I've seen in a while (I'm a huge sucker for 90's colorways)
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    I might create a love triangle situation and only...

    I might create a love triangle situation and only sell these when dub2 sells me his steeples
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  15. Ya that's what I was getting at - mounting the...

    Ya that's what I was getting at - mounting the "wrong" dildo with the "right" baseplate to each ski, then swapping the dildos. I don't like to remove the screws and degrade the holes either
  16. I'm still pretty garbage on big jumps but I made...

    I'm still pretty garbage on big jumps but I made a lot of progress this season by focusing on these tips, namely pushing steadily throughout the tranny as I would pump a roller. Ben Cathro had a...
  17. Sounds perfect, thanks. l only have a 2 x 10...

    Sounds perfect, thanks. l only have a 2 x 10 lying around but I can find something. I guess I could also just mount them each on the ski they need to be on and then swap the dildos after
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    What a shot! Makes me even more pissed off we...

    What a shot! Makes me even more pissed off we failed to summit Daly earlier this fall it's such a cool mountain
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    Yes hucking anything under the lift and revealing...

    Yes hucking anything under the lift and revealing the bases runs the risk of impregnating everybody riding up (men included)
  20. Sort of related but unrelated - I need to swap a...

    Sort of related but unrelated - I need to swap a pair of dildos and brake assemblies and wondering if anyone has good ways to snap the heel closed when the binding isn't mounted so I can access the...
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    Bump - open to offers on these I wasn't sure how...

    Bump - open to offers on these I wasn't sure how to price them. I'm also happy to order the screws if that makes things easier
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    The bullet would simply bounce off PENDING to...

    The bullet would simply bounce off

    PENDING to mr pretzel for the skis only (he's gonna put forza 2.0 pivots on them which I am 1000% in support of) so if anyone wants the bindings let me know
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    Yup these need to be skied. Iíve skied them a lot...

    Yup these need to be skied. Iíve skied them a lot over the years but find myself reaching for them less these days and donít want to keep them just for the sake of having them (though itís hard not...
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    Depends which era of T swift. I was more of a Sum...

    Depends which era of T swift. I was more of a Sum 41 guy
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    Feeler: Grizzlycorn Alpha Sticks

    I can't believe I'm doing this but I guess I've reached such a giga alpha status through so many years of owning these sexual beasts that I feel it's now time to pass them along to the next mag in...
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    FS: Dynafit Radical FT 1.0 (12 din)

    Not really using these anymore so I figured I'd pass them along to someone who will. Used maybe 20 times over the years - they were sort of a spare pair that I occasionally used to tour on my Bibbys...
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    Those Plums came from me and I can confirm they...

    Those Plums came from me and I can confirm they were used maybe 7 times ever before going to dub2 (who is a legit dude). Great price for them
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    ^^ Can we get one? I agree that finding the...

    ^^ Can we get one?

    I agree that finding the centerline is my most dreaded part about mounting. I never feel 100% confident in it despite taking my time and trying various methods over the years....
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    Oh good to know. Wasn't sure what the consensus...

    Oh good to know. Wasn't sure what the consensus was on modifying them. Do you just cut the tabs off?
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    Does Rossi now sell replacement AFDs that work...

    Does Rossi now sell replacement AFDs that work for those older style toes? I've run into issues where they don't match up and are designed for the newer toes (post re-release in 2010 or so)
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    I feel like this is what's kept me from buying...

    I feel like this is what's kept me from buying Protests. It's a ski I've known is special and epic since its release but have never felt like I had enough of those fully untracked days to justify...
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    I'm currently on a Super Deluxe and Pike from...

    I'm currently on a Super Deluxe and Pike from 2020 and have been happy overall (on a Revel Rascal). I'm not sure how much of it is the awesomeness of the CBF suspension platform but it feels damp...
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    Yeah I found some snow a little past 9k feet...

    Yeah I found some snow a little past 9k feet yesterday in Marble with a solid few inches of accumulation in shady aspects by ~9800 or so. My dog went insane. It's back!
  35. I think a lot closed last weekend and it's...

    I think a lot closed last weekend and it's looking like we'll get some snow up high this weekend and early next week, at least here in the Elks. But the trail riding is all time right now if you're...
  36. I have had this same problem with pivots and...

    I have had this same problem with pivots and never was able to get it fixed. Maybe gwat has some ideas, he's the resident pivot scientist
  37. Are you guys still using the original...

    Are you guys still using the original bindingfreedom template or is there a new and somehow improved template out there somewhere? I have mounted lots of pairs of bindings with jondrums' templates in...
  38. Oh man kinda tempted on those Protests but that's...

    Oh man kinda tempted on those Protests but that's some epic swiss cheesing
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    Definitely will play if any teams are up for...

    Definitely will play if any teams are up for having me join late. Rob put me in touch with a captain who seems to be looking for some more guys. Of course it happened like 2 days before the draft......
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    Any of you interested in a Conundrum Hot Springs...

    Any of you interested in a Conundrum Hot Springs permit for a 4 person site this Saturday night? I had a big slam on my bike on Sunday and separated my shoulder so I can't carry a backpack or really...
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    I haven't been in an XT but I noticed the biggest...

    I haven't been in an XT but I noticed the biggest difference between the RX130 and RX130 LV was in the toebox, but as others have said the whole boot is also roomier. Also depending on how old your...
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    Sticky: Major props to juanrogera: he posted a PSA for a...

    Major props to juanrogera: he posted a PSA for a local deal on some bindings, met the seller and bought them the next day, then shipped them super fast and didn't ask for anything in return. Legit...
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    Thanks man, it's only a grade II so I should be...

    Thanks man, it's only a grade II so I should be okay in 4-6 weeks. Hope you heal up quick too! I have youth on my side I just crashed really fkn hard
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    Unfortunately ended my weekend with a separated...

    Unfortunately ended my weekend with a separated shoulder but canít complain too much when these are the views

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    Well itís pretty hard to ask for a nicer weekend...

    Well itís pretty hard to ask for a nicer weekend than that

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    Iíd say so!

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    Can't wait to take mine into the desert and ruin...

    Can't wait to take mine into the desert and ruin a bunch of crypto
  48. ^ Didn't know they sold brakes, that's huge. I've...

    ^ Didn't know they sold brakes, that's huge. I've ordered turntable and boot parts direct from them ~10 times over the past 10ish years or so and it's always been awesome. Super friendly people and...
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    As said, most of this rant is directed at myself....

    As said, most of this rant is directed at myself. First and second paragraph are pretty unrelated - I agree housing cutters have and always will be an important tool
  50. I love this place. Sent you a PM

    I love this place. Sent you a PM
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