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    I was getting these from time to time. Cranked...

    I was getting these from time to time. Cranked the heel a little bit and these seem to be (almost) gone.
    Definitely would prefer a little bit more elasticity or maybe a stiffer spring with less...
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    In my experience - YES.

    In my experience - YES.
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    I have both 120 and 130 XTD. 130's are with Tour...

    I have both 120 and 130 XTD. 130's are with Tour Wrap. Atomic Gold Liner (from 120 XTD) is pretty plush. AFAIK it is used in some of the normal Ultras.
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    Because they are a tiny bit shorter than 130s...

    Because they are a tiny bit shorter than 130s stock liner, which is a bit shorter than stock 120s liner and I feel best in stock 120's (a.k.a Gold) liner.
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    I am using the Sidas version:...

    I am using the Sidas version:
    https://www.sidas.com/en/boot-shoe-accessories/187-powerstrap-men-3661267080456.html
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    I have also a pair of Atomic HAWX ULTRA XTD 130...

    I have also a pair of Atomic HAWX ULTRA XTD 130 with Tour Wraps. The liners definitely stiffen the boot compared to stock. Very good heel hold. Compared to ULTRA XTD 120 they hold the foot a little...
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    Finally decided to pull the trigger on 187...

    Finally decided to pull the trigger on 187 Grizzlycorns - simply could not resist. So excited :)
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    I'm not sure if you can see as it is quite small.

    I'm not sure if you can see as it is quite small.
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    Yes. I have four brakes (90, 100, 110, 120) for...

    Yes. I have four brakes (90, 100, 110, 120) for two pairs of Shifts. Only the 120 brakes keep falling occasionally. Upon closer expection it seems that they both miss a tiny piece of plastic on one...
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    Currently, It seems that I sway even more towards...

    Currently, It seems that I sway even more towards pulling the trigger on a pair of Woodsmans 116.

    But what about length?

    I am 5'5 (165lbs and not fat) and I have difficulty choosing between...
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    https://www.newschoolers.com/news/read/Aggressive-...

    https://www.newschoolers.com/news/read/Aggressive-Touring-bindings-Fritschi-Tecton-Salomon-Atomic-Shift
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    Thanks for the offer, but I'm located in Eastern...

    Thanks for the offer, but I'm located in Eastern Europe. (they are 189cm)
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    I already have Wren 98 and 108 - both pairs in...

    I already have Wren 98 and 108 - both pairs in 184cm length. I really love them, especially the 108s. Contrary to the reviews I've read, I find them playful, forgiving and easy to ski even at lower...
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    @SkiLyft & @kid-kapow: Thank you for answering ...

    @SkiLyft & @kid-kapow: Thank you for answering

    It seems that Woodsman 116 would probably be a better bet for my type of skiing after I missed the opportunity to buy a pair of Wren 114s.
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    Does anyone already have experience with Woodsman...

    Does anyone already have experience with Woodsman 116? I am really curious to hear a comparison of Woodsman 116 to Billy Goat.
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    Did you follow the storing instructions? - cool...

    Did you follow the storing instructions? - cool storage, charged @50%, etc...
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    Lenz are comfortable on the toes, but they take...

    Lenz are comfortable on the toes, but they take up a lot of volume compared to Lorpen Ultralight. Additionally, the wiring can be felt slightly on the shin above the ankle - definitely not a deal...
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    I have two sets of Shifts (Salomon and Armada)...

    I have two sets of Shifts (Salomon and Armada) and 4 pairs of skis with QuiverKiller inserts for them. I use Binding Freedom screws and had their heads grounded to size by a local machinist for...
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    Nope, haven't found a better one - yours is the...

    Nope, haven't found a better one - yours is the best!

    I also kept the previous iteration and decide which one to use depending on the ski - multiple mounts and all of them spot on.

    Thank you,...
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    Same here. I have been using 3/4 Polartec...

    Same here. I have been using 3/4 Polartec Powerstretch base layer pants for several years and could not been happier.
  21. Poll: Same here - never had an insert back out by...

    Same here - never had an insert back out by itself.
    I clean the inserts prior to installation with isopropanol just to make sure there is no oil residue from the machining process. The epoxy I use...
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    I have better experience with the Trail version...

    I have better experience with the Trail version of NB Minimus compared to the cross trainer. T10v1-T10v3 are very nice. Minimus T10v4 should be avoided - it's a piece of plastic junk.

    I also like...
  23. RPS are surprisingly durable, especially...

    RPS are surprisingly durable, especially considering how lightweight they are. I have a pair that after 4 years is still going strong with only a tiny hole on the side pocket made by my phone. The...
  24. I've been quite happy with Patagonia RPS Rock...

    I've been quite happy with Patagonia RPS Rock Pants.
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    Sticky: I guess we both share the same opinion :) and yes...

    I guess we both share the same opinion :) and yes - I borrow a set with Vipecs every once in a while when I need a lighter setup. My favourite combo here is Wren 98 with Shift but it can get heavier...
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    Sticky: All these skis tend to ski more or less "short"....

    All these skis tend to ski more or less "short". Especially the S3s.
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    Sticky: 280972 His: ON3P Steeple 112 189cm / inserts...

    280972

    His:
    ON3P Steeple 112 189cm / inserts for Shift
    ON3P Wrenegade 98 184cm / inserts for Shift
    Rossignol S3 98 186cm / inserts for Shift & G3 Ion
    Atomic Vantage 90CTI 184cm / inserts for...
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    This is the kit including drill bit and tap: ...

    This is the kit including drill bit and tap:

    https://quiverkiller.com/products/qk-rescue-insert-kit
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    You can take out the inserts, enlarge very...

    You can take out the inserts, enlarge very carefully the holes paying close attention to both direction and distance (I cannot imagine doing that without standing drill machine) and then you can fit...
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    just check the standard models: ...

    just check the standard models:

    https://shop.on3pskis.com/collections/2019-skis/products/2019-kartel-108?variant=19072834961504


    P.S. I think they posted a discount code on Instagram (as a...
  31. AFAIK Tracker2 IS a 3 antenna beacon.

    AFAIK Tracker2 IS a 3 antenna beacon.
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    I have similar observations - my 184 Wren 98's...

    I have similar observations - my 184 Wren 98's are the same length as my wife's 188 Rossi Sky 7 HD 98's - give or take 5mm.
  33. PM sent

    PM sent
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    I had 120's. With custom Sidas insole (3.6mm...

    I had 120's. With custom Sidas insole (3.6mm height) and stock liner they were perfect.

    Now I have 130s. Stock liner sole is somewhat thicker. Additionally, there is padding above the toes and...
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    Steeple 112 189

    Steeple 112 189
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    Your description of the XTD 130s is spot-on. I...

    Your description of the XTD 130s is spot-on.
    I would add XTD 120s to the list. Much better and more progressive flex without harshness combined with better heel hold. Skis better than the XTD 130s...
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    First, thank you for answering and for providing...

    First, thank you for answering and for providing lots of precious boot-fitting info!

    Recently, after a week of mostly on-piste skiing I felt something like dull internal pain in the front part of...
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    I need a reality check: Intro: A. My femur...

    I need a reality check:

    Intro:
    A. My femur is longer than my tibia ( t/f = 0.85 but measurement varies because I cannot pin the exact centre of rotation). In 15 degrees boots (Atomic XTD MP25) I...
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    I have two sets of brakes - 100 and 120mm. The...

    I have two sets of brakes - 100 and 120mm. The 120mm one keeps detaching exactly as you describe. Zero issues with the other one.
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    AZE001416

    AZE001416
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    +gripwalk

    +gripwalk
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    In the past I have owned several pairs of...

    In the past I have owned several pairs of Intuition liners:
    - Luxury MV size 26
    - Luxury MV size 25
    - HD Race size 26

    Cuff height of both Luxury MV 25 and HD Race 26 was nearly the same....
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    I have a constant issue with cold feet and in the...

    I have a constant issue with cold feet and in the beginning of the season I bought a pair of Lenz 5.0 slim fits. They work nice - the heating element is incorporated in the toe box and not under the...
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    I double checked them - definitely not loose. I...

    I double checked them - definitely not loose. I even unscrewed one of them in order to check it and the there is minor wear. The play is roughly 1mm but it makes the book creak.

    XTD and Backland...
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    I have Hawx XTD 120's and have put approximately...

    I have Hawx XTD 120's and have put approximately 30 days on them - both resort and back-country. I like these boots a lot. Unfortunately, the pivots have started to develop a noticeable amount of...
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    One of my brakes disengaged from the rear and...

    One of my brakes disengaged from the rear and slid off the track while skinning leaving tiny marks on the plastic. There might have been ice build-up but nothing extraordinary. Fortunately I saw it...
  47. Nope. 2019 DebonAir RC comes with a new damper....

    Nope.
    2019 DebonAir RC comes with a new damper. The call it Charger RC but it is quite different from Charger 1 which I rather liked before moving to Avalanche which I LOVE. The new Charger RC...
  48. At least in EU the Tues Al Base is 200euro...

    At least in EU the Tues Al Base is 200euro cheaper that the one with Fox 40 was. A charger 2 upgrade is less than that.
  49. But they introduce Tues Al Base. The big drawback...

    But they introduce Tues Al Base. The big drawback with Al Base is the Boxxer RC but it can be upgraded with Charger 2 damper which is on the cheaper side of the spectrum (or an Avi damper which is...
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    I get that. However, the ski had almost...

    I get that.

    However, the ski had almost stopped after the crash and then I watched it gradually pick speed leaving two tiny trails in the snow from the brakes.

    It happened on a not very steep...
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