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    If I'm gonna "pop a nice little air off of"...

    If I'm gonna "pop a nice little air off of" something it had better be made of either granite or basalt. My hirsuteness doesn't seem help in that regard. Gravity is gravity...and I got a lot of it.
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    Too much fappage. Someone should just put on...

    Too much fappage. Someone should just put on their man pants and purchase. Especially in this length these are a super unicorn ski....even though they have been treated rather barbarically with...
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    Shit. I was also bidding on those for my wife. ...

    Shit. I was also bidding on those for my wife. Great ski that is a favorite of hers. FWIW she had a great time on her 176cm 122's in Japan a couple of years ago using MTN Explore's for boots and...
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    I can attest to the K108 NOT being hooky in the...

    I can attest to the K108 NOT being hooky in the slightest at excessive speed on boilerplate. That was probably the fastest I've gone in 5 years and, frankly, was shocked at how smooth and precise...
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    Well, JE may have felt the K108's were a little...

    Well, JE may have felt the K108's were a little hooky. I can say that both times that I was on the 184's and 191's for multiple runs I didn't feel the slightest hint of hookiness, just smooth...
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    Any more end of season thoughts or feelings on...

    Any more end of season thoughts or feelings on the CB's? Really want an excuse to buy
  7. Have 115's on Lotus 124's. Works but just...

    Have 115's on Lotus 124's. Works but just barely. Small bend wouldn't hurt but that would require me to get off my ass. Almost die every time I step in the way they are now.
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    Shop owner buddy of mine said they haven't...

    Shop owner buddy of mine said they haven't pressed that length yet
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    I think we should put all the Moment WC108 and...

    I think we should put all the Moment WC108 and Dynastar M-Free 108 fan boi's in a cage and let them have a discussion. Interested to hear the comparison. All you M-Free guys are going to have...
  10. I've had really good success with Coltex tail...

    I've had really good success with Coltex tail clips from Skimo. I buy Pomoca carpet off the roll and put Coltex tails and BD tips on
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    I thought the "m4" mantra was a badass ski. Like...

    I thought the "m4" mantra was a badass ski. Like you said, a skinny Katana. Most people either didn't understand that or want that. Reverse camber isn't for everybody but if you have the technique...
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    Fuck me. Those are some hawt lines right there. ...

    Fuck me. Those are some hawt lines right there. I want that.

    If you can please provide comparison to earlier wildcats that were not quite as hefty
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    Glad you started this thread, was thinking of...

    Glad you started this thread, was thinking of initiating one for the M6. Shop owner friends of mine have been skiing the M5 and M6 (177's) back to back for the past few weeks. The general report is...
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    PM inbound re: Westcomb Vapor

    PM inbound re: Westcomb Vapor
  15. The original orange liner was really short and...

    The original orange liner was really short and low in the toe box. Freakishly so. In my 27.5 shell I haven't had any problem putting most size 28lv liners in them including tour wrap and zipfit WC....
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    Frankly, I'm a little scared to try a boot that...

    Frankly, I'm a little scared to try a boot that walks fine. Being on the heavier end of the scale myself, every one of the "great" walking boots I've tried on pretty well folded underneath me. I...
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    Yup, I'm anxiously awaiting the boot dentists to...

    Yup, I'm anxiously awaiting the boot dentists to start filling in the gaps here. I think this is likely the lightest class of boot that is going to work for me. Let the fappage commence.
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    OK, in this new 1kg boot universe, which is the...

    OK, in this new 1kg boot universe, which is the stiffest? I ask because I recently tried on an atomic backland pro or xprt, whichever is the next one down from the carbon, and to be honest I didn't...
  19. No inbounds pass this year so some of my starting...

    No inbounds pass this year so some of my starting lineup has either been on the bench or sold. Hate to say it but most of my days have been nordork skiing.

    Atomic C9 skintect 207 - 80+ days...
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    That was a sweet deal on a sadly misunderstood...

    That was a sweet deal on a sadly misunderstood ski. I fucking loved the M4, such a useful ski. Takes special mind and skill set to fully appreciate reverse camber.
  21. the toe box in the original XTD 130 liners was...

    the toe box in the original XTD 130 liners was freakishly tiny. I've dropped a number of different liners in mine and had much more comfort in the toe area. The stock liner makes the boot feel much...
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    Caravan Sports Infinity Zero Gravity Chair. ...

    Caravan Sports Infinity Zero Gravity Chair. Makes me sleepy just looking at it.
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    Helio 105 on the light end but I have no idea how...

    Helio 105 on the light end but I have no idea how they ski.

    Blaze 106 is in that heavier category but they are cheap and ski surprisingly well.

    Lot's of options from the indies.

    Last, and...
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    Anybody???

    Anybody???
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    Has anybody figured out if the bsl on the 21/22...

    Has anybody figured out if the bsl on the 21/22 Lange RX stays the same as past years or does it shorten a few mm?
  26. I'm 5'11" and about 220lb at the moment. Usually...

    I'm 5'11" and about 220lb at the moment. Usually most comfortable with the longest length in most, but not all, skis.
  27. I've got the spoon. Agree completely on the...

    I've got the spoon. Agree completely on the hardpack assessment. I got to take them up to the resort for 4 groomer runs before a heli trip. Totally comfortable on groomers and overall I think they...
  28. Haven't been on an MX in quite a while but should...

    Haven't been on an MX in quite a while but should have a pair of 14/15 SR95's showing up any day. 192's. From what I've read it should be a phenomenal low tide ski to go along with OG Bibby's. ...
  29. I generally agree on the intuitions, especially...

    I generally agree on the intuitions, especially the MV's and HV's. Had better success with a couple of different LV's.

    Unfortunately, as I've gotten older my foot shape has changed a little and...
  30. How is the plastic different? Not dual core? ...

    How is the plastic different? Not dual core? Not PU? So same shape but won't ski quite the same?
  31. Is a Rossignol Hero boot the same as Lange RS/Z

    Looking for a new set of boots and see some Rossignol Hero boots out there with the same Z designations as the Lange plugs. Are they out of the same mold but just a different color? How about the...
  32. Alta, If you have a dual core ZB in a 27.5 Id be...

    Alta,
    If you have a dual core ZB in a 27.5 Id be interested. Stock dobi laceup is just too constricting in the toe even when it's not in the boot. Might try a Zipfit gara instead. Still haven't...
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    FS: Intuition Tour Wrap sz 28

    Catch and release. My lower leg is just to thick to accommodate a wrap liner so here ya go. Really good shape all around. They have been skied a little but never cooked. Stitching is all sound. ...
  34. The whole purpose of a plug is so that you can...

    The whole purpose of a plug is so that you can mutilate it to fit. For most feet there is absolutely no chance of skiing a plug without major mods....that is definitely the case here....and it's why...
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    That's a potent pair right there. Ranger 107's...

    That's a potent pair right there. Ranger 107's are pretty sweet in their own right
  36. Tried an Intuition Plug Race in my dobi 150...

    Tried an Intuition Plug Race in my dobi 150 plugs. The intuition liner has much more toe room than stock but that extra material takes up much more volume in the shell than stock and crushed my...
  37. Just to muddy the water a little more, I have a...

    Just to muddy the water a little more, I have a pair of 191 DPS Lotus 124 Alchemists that just went heli skiing with me 3 weeks ago. They weigh 2,134 gram per ski...do not ski like a touring ski at...
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    Yeah Woody, with flouro waxes getting phased out...

    Yeah Woody, with flouro waxes getting phased out you need something new to help with glide on slushy spring days.

    If I had some extra pesos laying around I would pick up a pair of MT's and give...
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    Yes, more info. I put the same question out on...

    Yes, more info. I put the same question out on the Dynastar thread a few days ago with no response. You would think that with Dynastar's latest offerings whipping all the fan boi's into such a...
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    PM on Stormriders

    PM on Stormriders
  41. I think even the Zip Gara's are higher volume...

    I think even the Zip Gara's are higher volume than the stock laceup. I'm breathing hard even thinking about getting into, and more over, out of plugs with Zips. If the boots fit like a proper plug...
  42. Well, as fate would have it I have a pair of plug...

    Well, as fate would have it I have a pair of plug race liners on the way. If opportunity permits I might try them in my doby 1 fitty's. Will see how much if any shell work needs to be done. Stock...
  43. Sent a pair of my zipfits out with a buddy of...

    Sent a pair of my zipfits out with a buddy of mine to try in his OG Hawx XTD's at Schwitzer. That pair of zips is too fat to fit in my XTD's. Will report on findings.
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    I've been on both the 186 Confession, several...

    I've been on both the 186 Confession, several years ago, and K108 in a 191. I'd say the K108 is easier, more versatile BY FAR, and probably just as capable. K108 is by no means a man eater. At...
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    Yup

    Yup
  46. 2nd in line on the Hawx. PM in

    2nd in line on the Hawx. PM in
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    My Haute Routes have a long thread for the...

    My Haute Routes have a long thread for the basket. Have been easy to remove but haven't even begun to come loose after 3 years of use inbounds and out. Baskets haven't broken like my Swix POS's...
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    I use Leki triggers for nordork skiing. Super...

    I use Leki triggers for nordork skiing. Super handy strap system. If you tried them you's like them
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    +1 on the Haute Route. Awesome. Would...

    +1 on the Haute Route. Awesome.

    Would strongly encourage you to not use straps at all when touring. Best to just remove them before your first trip. Remember, anything attached to you can...
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    Tentative dibs on Quantums. PM inbound. I have...

    Tentative dibs on Quantums. PM inbound. I have two pair of BMT's that won't need to be redrilled
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