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    Cascade wrote this awesome synopsis of the...

    Cascade wrote this awesome synopsis of the thought process behind the current design in this thread over at NS. I think that it is awesome that the he actually takes the time to explain why they have...
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    hm, strange - I do not get that vibe at all from...

    hm, strange - I do not get that vibe at all from those posts.

    Having differing opinions is fine. It is not more arrogant to stick to an evolved design than to "demand" that a product be update...
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    They were always (supposed to be) the same...

    They were always (supposed to be) the same according to the local importer/distributor, but where I've experienced some differences between different base plate. So if they slide on fine like yours...
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    I am not going to detune my wd102s at all before...

    I am not going to detune my wd102s at all before I ski them - ON3P's tune is more often than not very good. I will bring a gummy to the hill for minor alterations based on how they ski.



    It is...
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    well shit - the fishbone graphic / color...

    well shit - the fishbone graphic / color variation gives them a similar vibe to the Jeff clouds graphics from afar - absolutely sick!
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    very nice. Would it be better to have the cut...

    very nice.

    Would it be better to have the cut outs on the underside of the plate with the top being smooth? Less chance of those areas filling up with ice/snow, though I could see it complicating...
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    I think the current crop of C&Ds still have the...

    I think the current crop of C&Ds still have the old tour layup, so a slightly milled down full bamboo core with 19oz glass + carbon strip + full on edges/bases - so not the new tour layup with the...
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    It is a bit of a conundrum for sure. On one...

    It is a bit of a conundrum for sure.

    On one side I would perhaps optimize the setup for the 80% of the time if you decide to mount Casts, not reduce their awesome capability where they are the...
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    Btw, if anybody is in the market for Togga...

    Btw, if anybody is in the market for Togga Carbons (aka SGN's take on a Renegadesque ski) at 40% off in the big boii size (194), the check out SGN's outlet.

    Toggas ski kinda shortish due to their...
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    Holy crap Undertow - those look amazing. I...

    Holy crap Undertow - those look amazing.

    I don't know how the Wren graphics get better, but somehow they do while keeping it real wrt old models as well. I thought peak Wren graphic was reached...
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    I would personally recommend against going...

    I would personally recommend against going forward on Völkl' newer, directional skis. Most of them have this soft spot in the shovel / front ski where the rocker engages that does not need more...
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    I found Woodsman108tours to ski really similarly...

    I found Woodsman108tours to ski really similarly in soft snow to MF108s. WD108t do not have the same heft, but have slightly stiffer shovels - something I like - though MF108s tails were a tad bit...
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    yeah, I was referring to three or some such of...

    yeah, I was referring to three or some such of Iggy's posts and I think it was Norseman who wrote a couple of posts providing info on the changes made as the woods108 became the new Woods110. His...
  14. Yeah, don't get me started on Dynafits... :)...

    Yeah, don't get me started on Dynafits... :) There are just so many better bindings on the market.

    As for Tectons -I totally agree that heavier ski + lighter binding is the way to go and that...
  15. Say what? Powerful in as direct/harsh or as in...

    Say what? Powerful in as direct/harsh or as in alpine binding like power transfer?

    You know what you felt, but that a non-elatic binding with heel release should feel more powerful in the...
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    Killer quiver man! Something else that is...

    Killer quiver man!

    Something else that is nice;
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    Since it was commented in the M102 thread - yes,...

    Since it was commented in the M102 thread - yes, MF108s are loose as a goose and incredible fun in soft snow. They are nimble as heck and are about the easiest / most forgiving 108mm ski for soft...
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    just keep in mind that the mount point did not...

    just keep in mind that the mount point did not move back as such - meaning it did not move back relative to the ski's geometry, the geometry was changed to be aligned with a slightly more set back...
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    no problem. If you are in doubt then I would...

    no problem.

    If you are in doubt then I would give ON3P a call and get their take on the matter. Their advice is usually spot on.



    Glad I could help you slip down the slippery slope of BG...
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    Just do a trail mount on a piece of wood/beater...

    Just do a trail mount on a piece of wood/beater ski to see if you land perfectly in the middle using a template, adjust accordingly / ro more remounts, and do it with the ski in question. I did not...
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    Most of the mounting debate have traditionally...

    Most of the mounting debate have traditionally fallen into a few seperate debates;

    1) people wanting Kartel/Jeffreys to be more like Woodsman (prior to the Woods' release) - aka an ON3P that is...
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    The topsheet says 3.6. Do they have a binding...

    The topsheet says 3.6.

    Do they have a binding plate, or is it just" something i n the aramid, carbon, and fiberglass combo that resembles metal? That is, one should think that the translucent top...
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    man, Praxis veneers with graphics are just...

    man, Praxis veneers with graphics are just something else.
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    No need to feel intimidated - BGs ski great and...

    No need to feel intimidated - BGs ski great and are really loose and intuitive (especially at speed). Sizing up is the way to go too imho. The BG's longer turn radius, more gradual rocker zones with...
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    Sticky: I admire the resolve needed to purge that...

    I admire the resolve needed to purge that agressively - well done, that is a fairly substantial difference since last year, yet covers most conditions.

    Out injured?
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    That pic made me laugh out loud. Good news -...

    That pic made me laugh out loud.

    Good news - if the new Jeff110 has hit retail already then there are bound to be some online too before long. And man, those five graphics are something else -...
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    Man - that is such a clean setup. Should be...

    Man - that is such a clean setup. Should be really versatile and ready for whatever you can throw at them! Digging that other mags go down the Castified route for max versatility too - super solid...
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    dammit - why do I not own a 3D printer? That...

    dammit - why do I not own a 3D printer? That centering tool looks like a serious time saver. Thanks for re-posting the link though and for rfconroy for making it in the first place - awesomeness.
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    oh my - very, very nice!

    oh my - very, very nice!
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    I received my new shredsticks this week, and...

    I received my new shredsticks this week, and things are looking great like always. I'll post them all as they are mounted - starting out with my new 50/50 layup travel skis.

    This is my new travel...
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    I assumed the bboot sole length (BSL) was the...

    I assumed the bboot sole length (BSL) was the same for both pairs. If you are going to use different boot then the resort boots usually have a longer BSL - but again, that seems like something that...
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    provided these templates...

    provided these templates are correct, it seems like you have to slightly mount the Griffon heels a bit forward, and adjust them back to your BSL

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    They have sold a shit ton of these things and the...

    They have sold a shit ton of these things and the failure rate is not high from what I gather.

    Sure, people moan and moan and moan and moan and moan and moan (and moan some more) about them on...
  34. I would not remount your skis to fit GripWalk...

    I would not remount your skis to fit GripWalk unless you also plan on using the same boots as your touring boots and the skis for the occasional tour / side country mission. I would not remount for...
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    i've fondled a pair. The new forward release...

    i've fondled a pair.

    The new forward release mechanism seems nice, though I've never had any issues with any of the past two iterations of Tecton toes ( in spite of toe-gate).

    The stated...
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    yeah, to be fair - I've never gone down this...

    yeah, to be fair - I've never gone down this route myself having a more than bloated quiver. I would also more likely than not just go with Vipecs/Tectons or Castified Pivots ( a bit of a sufferfest...
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    Solid advice for sure. The easiest way to ruin...

    Solid advice for sure. The easiest way to ruin both a day in resorts and especially out touring is to have ill fitting boots. There are tons of good crossover boots though - like Atomic Hawx XTDs,...
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    Thanks for the kind words and the added detail on...

    Thanks for the kind words and the added detail on the new woods - can't wait to receive mine as well!

    Reichman with another tease of the new Jeff110 graphic. Yeah, kinda hard to make out the...
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    The ski was just released, so I doubt any mags...

    The ski was just released, so I doubt any mags have had time on them yet.

    From the info that is out there the tails do sound a bit more mellow. The mount point has moved back 12.5mm from the OG...
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    to comapre the two - Wren102tis should be even...

    to comapre the two - Wren102tis should be even stronger on edge, damper, but also require more speed and commitment to come alive, though without being punishing or hard to ski. Wood102s will...
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    I would not describe my first year WD108s as...

    I would not describe my first year WD108s as turny (like at all) nor so are the tails of Wren108s overly punishing (again, at all) aka the core the new WD110 is modeled upon. As such the new WD110...
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    and a mag saying "they are the best ski ever...

    and a mag saying "they are the best ski ever because I said so" or some variation of that phrase, usually without much of nuanced description/justification/explanation, is?

    No, that sumarization...
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    if it is a fellow mag that have made the...

    if it is a fellow mag that have made the excellent choice to the 15/16 C&D graphic for your new customs, then please post it in full when you take delivery. I would love to see the entire graphic in...
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    yeah, that seems about right. ON3P logs all...

    yeah, that seems about right.

    ON3P logs all their builds though, so if you give em a call or chat then I am sure that they will be able to provide a very good ball park figure (if not for the...
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    man, you are building quite the quiver of...

    man, you are building quite the quiver of directional chargers :)
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    Of course you do, especially as the good folks...

    Of course you do, especially as the good folks over at Sport Bittl are more than happy to kit you out with a pair at a fairly decent price - provided that the 186 is the size you are after and that...
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    Holy toledo - onions ftw! These look sooooooo...

    Holy toledo - onions ftw! These look sooooooo good!
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    The new mango graphic (?) on veneer? Looks absolutely sick.
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    Overthinking? yes. You more likely than...

    Overthinking?

    yes.

    You more likely than not have a pair of early BG RES skis. They are symmetrical, so the top sheet doesn't matter wrt on snow performance. If anything, these still have the...
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    No worries - glad I could help, I remembered that...

    No worries - glad I could help, I remembered that Adrgha posted those pics last year (thanks!), so it was a quick 2 min search&quote.

    I stumbled on the Iggy post in the process, so thought I...
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    In a somewhat surprising turn of events I decided...

    In a somewhat surprising turn of events I decided to mount mine back from 1.3 to closer to center, moving from Pivots (going on other skis) to STH2s. I am unsure if I make it all the way back to the...
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