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    Pond. Skim.

    Pond. Skim.
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    ^Wow, big ups to lucknau and LeeLau! Still a...

    ^Wow, big ups to lucknau and LeeLau! Still a little confused on the forward pressure.

    Looks like the back edge of the rectangle is supposed to line up with the arrows, correct?
    Stepped AFD...
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    I noticed that when I release from these bindings...

    I noticed that when I release from these bindings and get back in, there is all kinds of play in the toe and they become the worst bindings in the world. It's like the vertical AFD adjustment has...
  4. Can confirm that rewiring fixtures is easy. We...

    Can confirm that rewiring fixtures is easy. We tested a few bulbs in our office, and re-wired the fixtures, took 10min for two fixtures. Definitely make sure they are frosted-style retrofit bulb.
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    Selling Faction Candide 3.0 181cm

    These have about 10-12 days on them and were purchased new last summer. Have been mounted once.

    https://reno.craigslist.org/spo/d/tahoe-city-faction-candide-cm-skis-only/6976434543.html
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    Can't afford your second home? Sell it to someone...

    Can't afford your second home? Sell it to someone who will live in it. Maybe the new owner will take care of that infestation.
  7. ^Hey, thanks to all for the replies. Looks like...

    ^Hey, thanks to all for the replies. Looks like she fell backward into some pow sticks, so no need to order.

    OP is out, feel free to pillage offers on this thread. Hopefully some sort of other...
  8. Thanks everyone! I'll work with Tara...

    Thanks everyone! I'll work with Tara today/tomorrow, send her this thread, and see if she can get into one of these. I'll also post which ones she's saying no to asap, so others can jump in.


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  9. WTB: Your Wife's Old Beater 100mm Skis - in Tahoe

    Great day out there today! ...but my friend fell and hurt her neck. Then she said those fateful words, "I don't think I like powder." She's an advanced/expert skier on groomers and is pretty fearless...
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    Hey dude, you literally live in the epicenter of...

    Hey dude, you literally live in the epicenter of "heating for cheap at elevation." if you haven't been to Rocky Mountain Institute's new HQ, or the Lovins Home, you're missing out. RMI is in Basalt....
  11. Thanks fellas. For clarity, here's the situation...

    Thanks fellas. For clarity, here's the situation I'm in on the heel.

    258919
  12. WTB - Salomon s850 heel piece or Beater Mounted Twins - in Tahoe

    Chupacabra is hooking it up. ++Karma++

    /thread
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    ^I sure as hell hope so! Honestly, though, I...

    ^I sure as hell hope so! Honestly, though, I don't think they're working on prototyping yet. It is pretty scary, and makes me think that if they don't buy someone like Rivian, BYD (Chinese) will win...
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    Seems like Sugarbowl and Diamond Peak are the...

    Seems like Sugarbowl and Diamond Peak are the only ones safe from conglomeration. Theory from someone who knows nothing: Sierra will be bought by Alterra in July, 2019.

    For the dude who says...
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    -Better water fording since there is no air...

    -Better water fording since there is no air intake
    -Higher clearance due to a simpler undercarraige
    -More Torque
    -4 engines....in case one fails in the middle of nowhere
    -An engine for each wheel...
  16. QFT. If you're replying to this thread, and are a...

    QFT. If you're replying to this thread, and are a POW-hater, GTFO. POW is trying hard and has a specific focus on educating riders and lobbying politicians. Both are important, noble, and awesome.
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  17. Glad you brought that up. However, and this is...

    Glad you brought that up. However, and this is true from the beaches to the cities to the mountains, paid parking as an economic disincentive only works if it is perfectly sized and correlated to the...
  18. Will Paid "POW Parking" at Squaw Adversely Effect POW as an Organization?

    I'm a HUGE fan of Protect Our Winters and am thankful for all the work the Jones' and the organization are doing to impact climate change through legislative lobbying. If you're reading this, a big...
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    I'm noticing that the undersized brakes (100mm...

    I'm noticing that the undersized brakes (100mm brakes on 108mm skis) are not properly deploying when I step out of my skis. The brakes get caught on the topsheet...which could suck in a fall. Maybe...
  20. Thread: Audi E-tron

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    That's a tough one. Based on LiveLarger's Post...

    That's a tough one. Based on LiveLarger's Post (awesome!) some of you dentists are making some good coin. If so, you want the Tesla. Your options with the requirement of a third row a super slim, and...
  21. Thread: Audi E-tron

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    For those waiting for Suby to enter the plug-in...

    For those waiting for Suby to enter the plug-in game: the 2019 Crosstrek can plug in, but comes in at 148hp, even less than the prior model. Somehow it pushes a 1s faster 0-60 time than the previous...
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    Another data point on Shift brake width - 100mm...

    Another data point on Shift brake width - 100mm brakes fit pretty much perfectly on the 108mm Faction 3.0, no bend needed.
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    Dude, the car is going to be awesome. Go for it!...

    Dude, the car is going to be awesome. Go for it! There are two stats which were a bit underwhelming for me:
    -Range seemed a bit low at 248. Driving highway speeds from Denver to Breck and back,...
  24. Thread: Audi E-tron

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    Your wish = my command. In 2017, F1 added...

    Your wish = my command. In 2017, F1 added electric-drive regulations up to 80 bhp for 6.6s per lap of video game style "boost" via the new KERS/ERS regulations.
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  25. Thread: Audi E-tron

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    Dear Schindler's Piste, Your Cayenne S Fucking...

    Dear Schindler's Piste,

    Your Cayenne S Fucking Sucks and if you don't think the future is electric, enjoy your steam engine.

    Sincerely,

    The Porsche 918 PHEV

    PS: e-Tron stats are...
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    Thanks for all the responses, fellas! I think I...

    Thanks for all the responses, fellas! I think I have the right updated list on the OP. Let me know if something needs to be added or removed.

    I'm sure I should probably be on some lighter binding....
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    List of Boots that fit the Shift

    Flame on if that's your thing, or point me to the thread I'm missing.

    Tying to understand the current full list of boots that work in Alpine binders and also has pin toes. AFAIK:

    Salomon...
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    Black Crows Atris vs. Candide Faction 3.0

    Anyone ridden both? Time for a second pair of skis. I've been riding solely on 120-waist, ON3P Caylors for 8 years. I love em, but as my knees get weaker, its time for something a little lighter....
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    WTB - Candide Faction CT 3.0, 182

    Title says it all. PM if you got a pair you're trying to get rid of
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    Stolen Snowboard - Loveland Basin

    I'm upgrading this to stolen because if it wasn't returned to lost-and-found, it means somebody stole this thing. People suck sometimes, as do I for not keeping track of the thing.

    Was in parking...
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    Lost Snowboard @ Loveland - 3-23-16

    Left my wife's board in the parking lot of Loveland Basin yesterday, 3/23 about 3 rows from the front. Have already contacted lost and found, but I figured I'd throw it in here.

    Purple Ride OMG...
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    "You have my sympathy as well. An ex's dad had 2...

    "You have my sympathy as well. An ex's dad had 2 Harley's, although he spent many more hours polishing them in the garage and talking about them than he ever did riding them. He was (and I assume...
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    lol. Just spent some time at a think-tank with a...

    lol. Just spent some time at a think-tank with a lot of these types.

    "Binary" instead of "yes/no."
  34. "Found a 600-sq ft place today in east Clairemont...

    "Found a 600-sq ft place today in east Clairemont that's about $1250/mo including utilities that may fit the bill for what I need quite nicely. Couple miles from each Sharp Memorial, orthopedic...
  35. "How much of your first paragraph is exaggeration...

    "How much of your first paragraph is exaggeration ...."

    The whole thing. I've moved here 3 times and love SD. All the locations you mentioned living in are aight, but if you socialize much you...
  36. San Diego totally sucks. There's no dirt or...

    San Diego totally sucks. There's no dirt or forest, just sand and brush. The lineups are crowded, people hickish, hikes lame, weather either cloudy or too hot, mountains small, and they don't use...
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    bump. craziness around here.

    bump. craziness around here.
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    Really odd quiz. Using his phrasing, I guess the...

    Really odd quiz. Using his phrasing, I guess the takeaways are:

    1) Interest gives you more :)
    2) Savings accounts let you buy less :(
    3) Mutual funds are safer :)

    Hey honey, that savings acct...
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    Saw this Twain quote the other day which reminded...

    Saw this Twain quote the other day which reminded me of many of the SD locals I've met along the way:

    "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it...
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    Coronado seems just fine to me...never heard the...

    Coronado seems just fine to me...never heard the term Sawhead either. As far as La Jolla, didn't that place smell like birdshit all winter?
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  41. Dropped in to say Lync blows and I miss the hell...

    Dropped in to say Lync blows and I miss the hell out of working in an office that's entirely on google. good luck.
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    1988 Toyota Hilux Double-Cab Diesel

    http://bringatrailer.com/2014/03/12/rhd-1988-toyota-hilux-4x4-diesel/

    http://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/1988_Toyota_Hilux_4x4_Diesel_Right_Hand_Dirve_1394577407.jpg
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    It's greener when you're on all-renewable. For...

    It's greener when you're on all-renewable. For instance in Seattle, or NZ, or Iceland, or a house with enough solar to power the car. That's a fact, jack.

    It's also more Badass:...
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    This is just plain wrong. It fits more people...

    This is just plain wrong. It fits more people than a 7 series and is easily as fast as an m5 (depending on race format.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvHTN0Yi1t4



    This happens in all...
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    I'd bet the Tesla is faster off the line than any...

    I'd bet the Tesla is faster off the line than any car owned by someone who's posted thus-far in this thread. If you haven't tried to race one, get on it. Blew the doors of my car.

    Sure, it doesn't...
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    18 posts and no one has mentioned its a plug-in...

    18 posts and no one has mentioned its a plug-in electric? Advertisement fail.

    They're trying to sell EVs to the near-wealthy demographic that are too cool for a Leaf but can't afford a Tesla....
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    I'm sure it's been said, but skiing Alta is the...

    I'm sure it's been said, but skiing Alta is the first time I've enjoyed skiing a mogul field in 16 years. Moguls aren't my favorite thing about skiing, but there's no question snowboarding changes...
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    On carpet, see Table 2.1 from IRS (just ctrl+F...

    On carpet, see Table 2.1 from IRS (just ctrl+F "carpet".) The IRS says it has a 5 year useful life, so it's time for you to replace your carpet.

    http://www.irs.gov/publications/p527/ch02.html
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    I always notice how when you're talking to a FLID...

    I always notice how when you're talking to a FLID in public they're not really talking to you, they're announcing how fkn rad they are to everyone in the room. Voice booming, chest out, and...
  50. Thread: Tire Blowout

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    Tire Blowout

    This happened to the missus the other day. We haven't seen anything like it. Collective vote on the cause?

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj7/bshaft42/image1_zpsfec86d8d.jpeg
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