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    One more vote for Morakniv. I bring a Light My...

    One more vote for Morakniv.

    I bring a Light My Fire Swedish Fireknife for backpacking, a high-viz orange serrated Companion for canyoneering (may replace with a floating serrated knife), and a...
  2. On the smaller end, don't forget about the...

    On the smaller end, don't forget about the Scion/Toyota iM = Corolla Wagon.
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    That's all with a single BSL, though. For...

    That's all with a single BSL, though.

    For meter-man's stated intent... printing templates, adjusting them for the different BSLs, and overlaying them is the best option he's got if he doesn't want...
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    On Chrome on a desktop computer, it is dark gray...

    On Chrome on a desktop computer, it is dark gray text on a navy background. Basically invisible until you highlight it.

    What did the OP do to the text?
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    I'm pretty sure you can simply strap your AT...

    I'm pretty sure you can simply strap your AT boots into most-if-not-all snowshoe bindings. And with snowshoes, I don't think you need the fall release function central to all ski bindings.
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    PM'ed today, hopefully not too late.

    PM'ed today, hopefully not too late.
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    We need a "YES WE CANT" poster.

    We need a "YES WE CANT" poster.
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    Here's some Salomon MTN bindings w/brakes on 2...

    Here's some Salomon MTN bindings w/brakes on 2 Tognar-sourced ("Cant Company" brand) cant strips.

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    The cant strip is centered relative to the ski/binding. The toepiece extends beyond...
  9. Thread: Poll: Airbag Use

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    Note to self: do not buy a lightly-used airbag...

    Note to self: do not buy a lightly-used airbag from SkiLyft.
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    The ramp delta is very low with the Salomon MTN. ...

    The ramp delta is very low with the Salomon MTN. It's identical to that of the Look SPX 12 Dual.

    Measured from the "shelf" of the toe and heel lugs of a Dalbello AX120 w/GripWalk soles*:
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    Fully earnest suggestion: have you considered...

    Fully earnest suggestion: have you considered mounting them yourself? It's not hard to do with normal bindings, and even easier with demo bindings.
  12. I hear that. I suspect that my...

    I hear that. I suspect that my difference-in-experience might be due to the fact that I have so much Arc'teryx gear (I spent a few K one crazy year a long time ago when Steep And Cheap was truly...
  13. FYI: I'm pretty sure those Arc'teryx pants are...

    FYI: I'm pretty sure those Arc'teryx pants are the Minuteman model. I sent one off to Arc'teryx only a while ago for warranty repair for the very same gaiter de-adhesion issue. They have fixed...
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    I think at some point people had the idea that a...

    I think at some point people had the idea that a "swap station" that you drove over and stopped-on could change out the battery (obviously with hydraulic jacks and robotic arms) under the vehicle in...
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    For consideration toward this end, the...

    For consideration toward this end, the 238-mile-range Chevy Bolt's 60kwh battery pack is 960lbs and is a stressed member.

    The 1st-gen Nissan Leaf's 24kwh battery pack is 648lbs. A Tesla's ~75kwh...
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    You probably can, as long as the circuit is good...

    You probably can, as long as the circuit is good for the amperage the given level 2 charger will draw at peak plus 20% margin. We just have natural gas for stove/dryer/water heater in our home, so...
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    An option you might want to consider is leasing...

    An option you might want to consider is leasing an EV. My significant other leased a Chevy Bolt with the same understanding that in 3 years at the end of the lease, chances are that the technology...
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    Your skepticism of the turbodiesel-pusher's...

    Your skepticism of the turbodiesel-pusher's assertion is justified. Attributing a hybrid's efficiency solely to its ability to recover kinetic energy with its electric motors (which he argues is...
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    Correct.

    Correct.
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    It seems like for those in the great-wide-middle...

    It seems like for those in the great-wide-middle of usage (i.e. neither fleaweight rando racers nor balls-out freeride bombers) this is a feasible one (pair) boot quiver, right?
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    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00XO3S1A6 It's...

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00XO3S1A6

    It's apparently something people put on the bottom of their dance shoes. Which seems insane(ly prone to facilitating faceplants) to me... but obviously...
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    Interesting mods. Here's mine. 278166 In...

    Interesting mods. Here's mine.

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    In tour mode, my AX120s' cuffs had more mid-range stiction than seemed optimal, and an energy-sucking "click" transitioning from the rearmost flex point...
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    Sold to wstdeep!

    Sold to wstdeep!
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    Drat. Thanks for the heads-up. Amended pricing...

    Drat. Thanks for the heads-up. Amended pricing now reflected in original post.

    At the same time, it needs to be noted that this is a slightly longer probe at a slightly lower weight. It's a...
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    FS: BCA Carbon 260 probe

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    For sale: Backcountry Access Carbon 260 avalanche probe, $45 SF Bay Area/Sacramento, or $55 shipped within contiguous US.

    This is a barely-used (it only was ever used for one practice...
  26. Given that tarp decking is common across many...

    Given that tarp decking is common across many snowshoe designs across different bands, I don't think durability is a major issue. Could plastic decking be more durable? Sure. But I don't believe...
  27. All things being equal, what's the greater factor for ski length: height or weight?

    (This might be the post that gets me JONG'ed, but I'm truly vacillating between four choices and I'd like to see what the mags think.)

    So I'm trying to take advantage of some end-of-winter deals...
  28. Couldn't find the referenced Nordica, but here's...

    Couldn't find the referenced Nordica, but here's a 6-buckle boot:

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    Yup. Have that exact filter as well. I only...

    Yup. Have that exact filter as well. I only bring it when the water is likely to be chewy. (Plus a couple of coffee filters and a rubber band to fit over the intake.)

    I went to a Steri-pen for...
  30. A few of my friends knew him. The world is...

    A few of my friends knew him. The world is shockingly small. RIP.
  31. FS: Atomic RT CS100 alpine boots, size 24.5, NIB

    Had these around as backups to another pair. Completely unused.

    $200 shipped to the lower 48.

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    Interesting. Maybe those of us with new Lupo...

    Interesting. Maybe those of us with new Lupo Gripwalk sole plates might want to consider prophylactically reinforcing that groove with a Dremel (to rough up the surface) and some JB Weld?
  33. Tech & alpine binding mounts on the same skis (via inserts), how would you offset?

    This is kind of a corollary of the Swiss Cheese Experiment, but I figured people might have opinions on this even apart from the desire to multi-mount via inserts (eg. Binding Freedom, Quiver...
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    https://www.wildsnow.com/2888/salomon-quest-tech-f...

    https://www.wildsnow.com/2888/salomon-quest-tech-fittings-failure/
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    I'm not a physician, but I would suppose this...

    I'm not a physician, but I would suppose this might be a problem if you're heat-molding a nipple-high boot liner. And/or a boot liner with the density and heat capacity of (tens if not hundred...
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    In case anybody is still looking for the...

    In case anybody is still looking for the characteristics of the material ("IRFRAN") the Lupo AX 120/115/110 W is made from...

    (I'm not an organic chemist nor a materials engineer, so I probably...
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    No commentary about how well this works... but...

    No commentary about how well this works... but that is a terrible name for new design, esp. one that isn't intuitively wholesome. I'm almost reading it as "monolink public beta technology". Maybe...
  38. What I did and learned from my First Cheese

    This is just documentation of my install of Binding Freedom inserts, and no expertise is implied. Criticism and feedback is welcome.

    The facts:

    These are a pair of 2009 Volkl Gotamas ("Tokyo...
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    The heel gap should be 4mm. They provide a 4mm...

    The heel gap should be 4mm. They provide a 4mm red plastic spacer with the brakes. The brake-less version comes with a powder leash that's 4mm thick to achieve the same purpose.
  40. First: casu marzu. I really had to get that off...

    First: casu marzu. I really had to get that off my chest.

    My question for this thread is, "how bad of an idea is this?"

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    (I suspect I already know the answer.)

    This would be for...
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    So Salomon MTN bindings in-hand. The question...

    So Salomon MTN bindings in-hand. The question then goes to, "where should I mount them?"

    So here's the prior incarnation of these '09 176cm Volkl Gotamas (again, last of the flat ones):


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    Sticky: Re: Salomon MTN binding heel adjustment range

    There are marks that denote 30mm of adjustment range, but I found this through playing with the bindings:

    With brakes on the heel, there is ~33mm (or just shy) of adjustment range from being...
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    Sticky: Salomon MTN binding mount pattern measurements.

    Here are the measured values for a pair of Salomon MTN bindings that I received two days ago. Measured proximal edges of mounting holes, then distal edges of mounting holes.

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    Along ski axis,...
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    Thanks, rod9301. Picked those up and will put...

    Thanks, rod9301. Picked those up and will put them in with some threaded inserts for the likelihood that I'll want to share them with lighter, skinnier sticks later down the line.

    My wide,...
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    Tahoe AT setup, viability of existing gear?

    Hi all. Lapsed (resort) skier and current snowshoer here trying to break into the world of AT/touring. There is a club out in Colfax that I'd like to start doing some stuff with.

    From my...
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    We at Epic will always welcome you with open...

    We at Epic will always welcome you with open arms. :dork:
  47. Well, look what happened when they tried to...

    Well, look what happened when they tried to replace the lowly throttle cable/linkage with a computer-supplemented version. Toyota 2010.
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    Weaksauce.

    Weaksauce.
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    First things first is to stop the scamming of...

    First things first is to stop the scamming of your friends and family in your name.

    Set up another email address and email all your contacts (all the ones you remember, I guess) with a...
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    If you feel your Xwave 8's are too soft, maybe...

    If you feel your Xwave 8's are too soft, maybe you should ditch them altogether.

    I have a pair of Xwave 8's and I too packed-out the liner on. However, I tried a pair of Atomic RT CS/FR's and...
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