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    Probably the same builder. I think most of his...

    Probably the same builder. I think most of his creations are dulcimer-ish things.
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    Longshot, but anyone know of any safe places to...

    Longshot, but anyone know of any safe places to park a car for a few days in/near Butte? A buddy is riding the Tour Divide and I'm going to tag along for a couple of days and then ride back to my car.
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    Pretty sweet guitar made out of a pair of old...

    Pretty sweet guitar made out of a pair of old Volkl Explosiv's being given away over the Mountain Gazette site: https://mountaingazette.com/pages/skitar
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    Crosson still has him on their homepage as their...

    Crosson still has him on their homepage as their "Chief Innovation Officer." They should probably update that.

    Bode was on today's Blister Gear:30. It's both fascinating and exhausting to hear him...
  5. Thread: Katz speaks

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    That was the weirdest moment in the whole...

    That was the weirdest moment in the whole interview: He was asked about his initiatives to make Vail and skiing more diverse and inclusive and what progress, if any, he saw in his tenure. He admitted...
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    Was down in LA last month and convinced Jonathan...

    Was down in LA last month and convinced Jonathan Ward (ICON / TLC4x4) to give me the nickel tour of his shop and appear on the podcast I just started. Episode is here if anyone wants to check it out....
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    In other podcast news, Tanner Hall was on the...

    In other podcast news, Tanner Hall was on the Bomb Hole (snowboard) podcast last week. They talked a fair amount about his FWT experiment and one of his main gripes was the one-run format of the...
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    Thanks a ton. If anyone is going down the...

    Thanks a ton.

    If anyone is going down the tube guitar amp rabbit hole, I may as well out myself: I'm the dumb/boring/not-Skip half of this podcast: The Truth About Vintage Amps. Check it out if...
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    Where did you find that grill cloth? I have a...

    Where did you find that grill cloth? I have a pair of Dynaco A-35s (hooked up to my Fisher 500-C) and I live in fear that my cats are going to destroy them one day. May as well stock up on the cloth...
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    x2 on oftpiste. About six months before the...

    x2 on oftpiste. About six months before the pandemic, with his help, we sold our house in Ballard and moved to the outskirts of Duvall, where we have acreage, a cool house and a giant workshop. I'm...
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    I went from hero to zero pretty fast with this...

    I went from hero to zero pretty fast with this purchase. Can someone walk this CO2 jong through the process? Got all the parts, exactly as linked, got the tank, but I can't figure out the right order...
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    The Mobius Flip https://youtu.be/yBVwdzxBBu8

    The Mobius Flip https://youtu.be/yBVwdzxBBu8
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    Super timely thread... I finally know what I'm...

    Super timely thread... I finally know what I'm getting my wife for Christmas. Thanks for spelling it all out.
  14. Poll: I'm in for an orange medium zip thanks!

    I'm in for an orange medium zip thanks!
  15. Open the "cool" shop where the money is ... on...

    Open the "cool" shop where the money is ... on the Eastside of Seattle. The bar is low and there's no Evo in sight. Appeal to the rooftop tent crowd. Sell them stuff that just isn't ski related, too....
  16. I値l take the pedals. Where in Seattle are you? ...

    I値l take the pedals. Where in Seattle are you?


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    I was going to chime in and say the same thing....

    I was going to chime in and say the same thing. I'm a member of the Ballard Elks and can happily meet anyone if they want to check it out or sponsor you if you want in (takes a couple months to get...
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    Like you, I bought a pair of Enforcer 100s to...

    Like you, I bought a pair of Enforcer 100s to chase my kid around. I, too, have been surprised. They are fun and usable nearly all the time. I even splurged and go the DPS Phantom treatment for them...
  19. Hope to see some of you on Friday...

    Hope to see some of you on Friday...
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    For about 70 bucks less you could get a Southwest...

    For about 70 bucks less you could get a Southwest Discada plow disc with adjustable height burner... would lack the slick red powder coating but has been used for a decade-plus with pretty-rave...
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    A PSA (not PSIA) for anyone who cares: Though...

    A PSA (not PSIA) for anyone who cares: Though I've been meaning to attend a steep skiing/Gordy-ish camp for years, I know I probably never will due to timing/travel/cost/etc. Noticed that Andy Mahre...
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    I’ll take the Moros... pm incoming.

    I’ll take the Moros... pm incoming.
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    You (Evo), Jim Mates, Kelley Timmons and whoever...

    You (Evo), Jim Mates, Kelley Timmons and whoever the guy is at Sturtevants. Am I missing anyone?
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    thanks. actually have a private in a few weeks......

    thanks. actually have a private in a few weeks... and will do some experimenting with the shim in the meantime.
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    So, intense pain on the bottom of my feet....

    So, intense pain on the bottom of my feet. Crippling, almost, on some days. Usually gets better as the season progresses. Boots are Lange RC130s that were fitted / molded / punched to me (with a...
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    Hilariously, I called my local bootfitter...

    Hilariously, I called my local bootfitter yesterday with literally the exact same complaint. He acted like he had no clue how to help me. I thought about buying some thin cork or a sheet of 1/8 in...
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    WTB Cheap park skis (Seattle-area)

    Looking for some cheap park skis with bindings in the greater Seattle area... anyone holding some? They can be beat as long as they're still (mostly) usable... I'm not that picky.
  28. Spotted these outside of Crystal痴 Campbell Basin...

    Spotted these outside of Crystal痴 Campbell Basin lodge... https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191012/1a631eb5e5b37a32923c0ffc61041bc0.jpg


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    Got mine yesterday. An amazing undertaking but I...

    Got mine yesterday. An amazing undertaking but I was a little bummed that there weren't shots of the finished trail maps - with the actual trails named. It took a little of the fun out of it...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190614/c4b68c1f878a1f19e0481b655f58bd52.jpg...
  31. Yakima Spacecase cargo / ski box (Seattle) - $180

    Selling off my old school Yakima Spacecase cargo / ski box. This thing is big, has room for multiple pairs including your gear for longboard day (it's about 7' 4" of usable length... see the DPS...
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    Hoping to make it out with the LX470. Only hitch...

    Hoping to make it out with the LX470. Only hitch is that we're moving into our new house the week prior (thanks oftpiste!) and things may be nutty. Or maybe I'll want a break from unboxing...
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    Also down for a LC maggot meetup... hope it...

    Also down for a LC maggot meetup... hope it happens.
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    South actually opened around 2:30. Rode chair 6...

    South actually opened around 2:30. Rode chair 6 with a patroller when he got the radio announcement. Didn’t get the impression the snow was great but he said they wanted the skier compaction.
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    WTB: Salomon STH2 13s or 16s with 130 brakes

    Wondering if anyone is holding on to these and wants to part ways or if anyone has found any decent deals on a new pair. Most of the usual places are selling them at full retail.
    Thanks!
  36. Both pairs have found new homes...

    Both pairs have found new homes...
  37. Thread: Greyhounds

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    Miss our old retired racer every day. Lived a...

    Miss our old retired racer every day. Lived a long life with few health issues aside from scratches and was the chillest dog ever.

    For a few years, we took him to an informal lure coursing meetup...
  38. Paid..thanks!

    Paid..thanks!
  39. lrn2swim is the proud owner of the Scotts and...

    lrn2swim is the proud owner of the Scotts and just picked them up... t-the-east: I told him he should sell them to you if he doesn't dig them.

    max1000000: I PM'd you. The Volkl/Fritschi's are...
  40. Free to a good Seattle home: 180 Scott P4s and Volkl Snowrangers with A/T setups

    Trying to Marie Kondo the garage and it's a losing battle. But today I offer one lucky Puget Sounder two working vintage A/T setups:

    Scott P4s are 181 and have Naxo NX21 bindings on them that are...
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    Seriously, if anyone has longboard day...

    Seriously, if anyone has longboard day aspirations... it'd be hard to beat the Volkl Racetiger dh skis in 210 (or 213) for 125 bucks...
  42. I'd take a medium if there is one left... let me...

    I'd take a medium if there is one left... let me know!
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    Excellent White Pass intel! I'm staying at the...

    Excellent White Pass intel! I'm staying at the Blue T Lodge. I'll have the concierge point me in the right direction of that shuttle. :)
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    I've lived and skied in WA for 20 years and am...

    I've lived and skied in WA for 20 years and am finally hitting WP this coming weekend. Would welcome any tips on where to head (feel free to message if that's better). I don't need any secret stashes...
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    Had three hours to get some turns in today. It...

    Had three hours to get some turns in today. It was totally dead, no lift lines anywhere but I couldn't believe how long it took for the guy to sell me a day pass. Asked me for my email, then my...
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    Anyone hit Steven's today? How was it? I have...

    Anyone hit Steven's today? How was it?

    I have to drive to Monroe in the AM regardless so I'm tempted to just keep going and get some lunchtime turns.
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    Caveat: I've only been cat skiing once - last...

    Caveat: I've only been cat skiing once - last Spring at Baldface - but I had an awesome time. I know their terrain isn't considered as steep/crazy/gnar as some of the other lodges but it was arguably...
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    At least give us a clue: Has your least favorite...

    At least give us a clue: Has your least favorite place been mentioned in this thread?
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    Meant to chime in again and update my last post...

    Meant to chime in again and update my last post to reflect this (they weren't offering it a couple months ago). I did bite the bullet and dropped off a pair of Enforcers for the Phantom treatment...
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    Go see it on the biggest screen you can. In...

    Go see it on the biggest screen you can. In Seattle, I saw it first at Majestic Bay on a screen barely wider than my TV (not really, but the smallest screen in the place). Took my family to see it...
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