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    8 mins at 80 Celcius in a convection oven ...

    8 mins at 80 Celcius in a convection oven

    https://ramo.no/userfiles/file/Tecnica_18.pdf
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    What's the ~110mm ski with 2mm of camber and...

    What's the ~110mm ski with 2mm of camber and mellow tip/tail rocker? No metal needed. Fuck, no carbon needed either

    that new black crows ferox ?
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    if I crank them up real hard it they barely move...

    if I crank them up real hard it they barely move and it is all stiction. so yes I will make the edge rounder to reduce the stiction and profit from more flex
  4. Cochise with the spoiler (not too thick say...

    Cochise with the spoiler (not too thick say 6-8mm) is very comparable to the ghost (zero adjustment for me).
    instep higher. more wiggle room for toes but a few mm shorter inside length (might need...
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    there is another thread on reducing the flex on...

    there is another thread on reducing the flex on these boots (by lowering the clog).
    I also got the 130 even though I do not need that kind of flex due to my weight mainly. it was what they had in...
  6. I owned Krypton pro's (not the KR2, previous...

    I owned Krypton pro's (not the KR2, previous green model). then moved to Ghosts 120 (black with green buckles / pre Max version). to me the difference in heel hold and instep height was pretty big...
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    I got me the 130's. will report back once I get...

    I got me the 130's. will report back once I get some days in. regarding gaining weight, I try but I get even skinnier over the summer (cycling is a bitch :-) )
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    from Blister : The Cochise boot has a DIN...

    from Blister :

    The Cochise boot has a DIN sole, which is quite a bit thinner than a rockered touring sole. As a result, the Cochise can have difficulty stepping into tech bindings. It still...
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    I also understood that Cochise (the newer ones)...

    I also understood that Cochise (the newer ones) with DIN soles had some issues with the older version. any one try the new toes with these boots ?
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    hi. i'm more or less set on the Cochise boot...

    hi. i'm more or less set on the Cochise boot after trying it in a shop.

    I'm 5ft9 and weigh only 145 lbs (cyclist). I definitely don't need/want a 130 flex. however i'm looking for smooth , damp...
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    what is the difference between the factory proto...

    what is the difference between the factory proto and the menace proto ? in the dynastar 2020 catalog it seems like the same dims, outline , just different topsheet ?
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    https://issuu.com/zuzupopo/docs/lange_1819 ...

    https://issuu.com/zuzupopo/docs/lange_1819

    shows the next years boots. a 120 is added to the freetour line
    the 130 and 140 get a dual core shell (similar to the 17/18 RX's). probably allows them...
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    euhm i never ever see any mentioning of the K2...

    euhm i never ever see any mentioning of the K2 pinnacle line of boots ? any reason for that ? (are these complete turds ?) or worth trying ?
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    i have an invictus ti 89 and a pair of gunsmoke. ...

    i have an invictus ti 89 and a pair of gunsmoke. love the invictus. my hunch is that indeed they will be too close to the enforcers if you intend to keep those.
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    just as a spin on this: when being fitted a...

    just as a spin on this:

    when being fitted a pair of kryptons years ago in Chamonix following procedure was done : first mold the liners. go ski a few days. then the shell needed to be stretched...
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    any comparison with the gunsmoke ? currently own...

    any comparison with the gunsmoke ? currently own 186 gunsmokes. what is closer to that ? the 180 or the 188 rustler 11 ? i seem to read between the lines rustlers ski longer (because of less tail...
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    question from a tinkerer here : i have some older...

    question from a tinkerer here : i have some older salomon ghosts shells (black with green buckles). i wanted to soften the flex but I see you cannot remove the cuff (it is riveted). any tips here ? ...
  18. them new rustler 11s ?

    them new rustler 11s ?
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    Army leather extreme > henrik mittens > kaj &...

    Army leather extreme > henrik mittens > kaj & sverre glove > ski cross glove
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    Loic/Leo on the 114 so 188 version for them

    Loic/Leo on the 114 so 188 version for them
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    to bring some perspective, keep in mind between...

    to bring some perspective, keep in mind between Leo and Loic that Leo is the lardass of the 2 , being 5 9 and 150 lbs :rolleyes:. Loic is even smaller and lighter. I know Leo used to be on the 193...
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    I will probably get flamed for this but here it...

    I will probably get flamed for this but here it goes :

    my feet are 260/263mm L/R. I'm in 25.5 salomon ghosts (instep very tight) ; krypton KR1 25.5 (instep too high) before.

    I'm very...
  23. where did you pick this up ?

    where did you pick this up ?
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    Bonus question : is the Ghost Max shell the same...

    Bonus question : is the Ghost Max shell the same as the X-max shell ? do you also know if the fit of the older Ghost is equal to the Ghost Max or different ?
  25. I'm really suprised the Nocta's seem that much...

    I'm really suprised the Nocta's seem that much longer than the Bibby's.
    did you get a chance to measure both tip to tail ?
  26. [QUOTE=Charmander;4193110]they got stiffer every...

    [QUOTE=Charmander;4193110]they got stiffer every year, then for 14/15 dropped down to the same flex as the 1st yeear.

    i read somewhere literally that the shovel got 15% softer on the 13/14 (green)...
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    I'm a bit confused here as well. the original...

    I'm a bit confused here as well. the original Ghost was based on the Falcon last (which was always described by people as a relatively narrow boot, for a 98 mm last).

    Ghost max is based on...
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    All in all, my favourite ski ever. Wish the...

    All in all, my favourite ski ever.
    Wish the Black Crows would make exactly the same ski in 100-105mm range. Would buy that in a heartbeat.


    almost they will bring a 108mm version of the nocta...
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    To the bootfitter gods on here : I used to be...

    To the bootfitter gods on here :

    I used to be in kryptons (green KR1 with intuitons) liked them a lot, 25.5, toe punches needed. but the instep seemed to high. (put a wedge under the heel which...
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    I'm a bit confused with the "new Bodacious"...

    I'm a bit confused with the "new Bodacious" comment : is that 2013/2014 (greenish) or 2014/2015 model ? I thought I read the 2013/2014 model was already softened up vs the 2012/2013 (brownish...
  31. if the nocta's are the 176's i would go for it. ...

    if the nocta's are the 176's i would go for it. nice construction and flex.

    some reviews here in french :

    http://www.skipass.com/guide-matos/black-crows/nocta-188.html
  32. for the euro guys : how are you going to get your...

    for the euro guys : how are you going to get your boots modified ? send them over to the US and back ?
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    yep less than 100g for sure. i just bought them...

    yep less than 100g for sure. i just bought them because they were cheap @ the time and the resurrected new ones were quite expensive then. (i'm in europe)
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    the 120 is +- 2000g. i have 2 pairs that i...

    the 120 is +- 2000g. i have 2 pairs that i managed to pick up cheap about 3 years ago (120$ a pair NIB) . i'm 145lbs so they suit me fine. din on 9 or 10 depending on skis-mood-conditions. love the...
  35. Ortovox has something that meets your need....

    Ortovox has something that meets your need. however good luck finding it. A buddy of mine has it and it does what you want. It allows him also to switch to another backpack easily (just pull the...
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    :) i'm 5'9'', 145. I ski 180 bonafides in crap...

    :)

    i'm 5'9'', 145. I ski 180 bonafides in crap snow and ehp 186 in pow.
    I used to think my account here would get revoked when mentioning or even thinking about anything under 190.
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    Awesome, a slightly downscaled squad 7 with...

    Awesome, a slightly downscaled squad 7 with decent construction and more backbone than an automatic. just what my 145lbs skinny cycling ass needs.

    btw what's up with TGR ? all you guys asking for...
  38. Duke EPF is available in Germany and can be...

    Duke EPF is available in Germany and can be ordered mounted with skis.
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    @ 4FRNT, next year is that then 2013/2014 range...

    @ 4FRNT, next year is that then 2013/2014 range or are we talking about the skis that will be in shops next winter ? 2012/2013 ?
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    I'm in the same boat as the OP. Also have EHP's...

    I'm in the same boat as the OP. Also have EHP's that I love except for the radius, and willing to give up just a mini touch of charginess for some playfullness. I was thinking Rocker2 122.
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    D(C) I have the EHP186 and love it in pow, but I...

    D(C) I have the EHP186 and love it in pow, but I think more recent designs are more alround performers out of the pow. Anyway I love the way the EHP can pivot instantly in soft snow even at speed....
  42. Went from krypton pro to ghost 120CS (skied them...

    Went from krypton pro to ghost 120CS (skied them back to back on separate days, since the ghosts still needed some work). fit is different of course (lower instep and tighter ankle pocket, that was...
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    I'm very happy with my Orage Gibson bibs. They...

    I'm very happy with my Orage Gibson bibs. They are 3L Gore Softshell though.
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    if you can pick up a pair of Coreupts Adri...

    if you can pick up a pair of Coreupts Adri Coiriers in a 184 cheap you will not be disappointed, they have an 187 XXL tip, completely flat tail, are a bit skinnier, a bit less damp, but can still...
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    if you go for the pow and do not care about...

    if you go for the pow and do not care about skiing switch in a serious way do not hesitate to mount 1-2 cms back. on the 186 recommended mount point is pretty far fwd.
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    Early rise on the Coiriers is very limited (like...

    Early rise on the Coiriers is very limited (like a 187 LP XXL tip). running length of the 184 coirier is longer than the Pow 186. I use the PoW 186 as daily driver (5'9" / 155 lbs). Both skis are...
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    just as an FYI (haven't skied them). the coreupts...

    just as an FYI (haven't skied them). the coreupts are light for their size (no metal). they are stiff but less damp from what I heard.
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    @ 4FRNT. you probably skied the 186 EHP and the...

    @ 4FRNT. you probably skied the 186 EHP and the 186 Renegade extensively. I know the shapes are different.
    but how different do they ski and what do you see as advantages to both shapes ?
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    bump! anyone in the know about this ?

    bump! anyone in the know about this ?
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    how is the inside length on the kryptons vs the...

    how is the inside length on the kryptons vs the full tilts ?
    I know the bsl on the full tilts run about 3mm shorter in comparison to a similar shell size krypton. Does this translate into 3mm...
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