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    100mm brakes fit my wct 108 Sent from my...

    100mm brakes fit my wct 108

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    For the Nth time, no changes in 2021 according to...

    For the Nth time, no changes in 2021 according to the expo news. Just a lower din model.

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    How much have you skied on Mt washington? I...

    How much have you skied on Mt washington?

    I wouldn't describe the snow conditions as crud often and high speeds through crud you might as well just jump off a building.

    So what do you really...
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    The thing is, the people who don't tour much...

    The thing is, the people who don't tour much typically cant do the vert that another binding would "allow"

    The shift should be compared to frame bindings, and the new marker offering. In that...
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    Conversly, if you want something lighter but...

    Conversly, if you want something lighter but still 50/50 the wct or wct 108 fit the bill better than the dwt

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    Sticky: I got mine from here, I don't know the...

    I got mine from here, I don't know the differences but I am very happy with these.
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    The r12 is the same binding with a lower range. ...

    The r12 is the same binding with a lower range.

    You do need to get the freeride spacer add on separately for the r12 if you want that feature but once that's installed the r12 is a lower release...
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    Sticky: Summer mounts for quiver storage. This combo does...

    Summer mounts for quiver storage. This combo does it all.

    Not pictured: Blizzard Quattro 8.4 Ti frontside ice rockets

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    Agree, they are unmatched by any other binding in...

    Agree, they are unmatched by any other binding in build quality with no downsides.
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    Really like my BD glidelight mix, better than my...

    Really like my BD glidelight mix, better than my aplinist+ glides

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    If you are looking for a touring boot that is...

    If you are looking for a touring boot that is light my scarpa f1s have a wide forefoot and not many other light boots do. I have a 102mm last and have some extra space. In 27.5

    Sent from my...
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    It needs to be clarified nowadays, do you want...

    It needs to be clarified nowadays, do you want at/downhill hybrids or touring boots?

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    Yeah tbh I'm usually in my 150 weight wool...

    Yeah tbh I'm usually in my 150 weight wool baselayer...

    Sometimes I'll throw on the alpine start but it's rare.

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    Wct 108 should be considered. It fits the weight...

    Wct 108 should be considered. It fits the weight and I fucking love my 190s in the trees, so quick.

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  15. Thread: Flame away...DPS

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    I've always seen dps as an excellent option for...

    I've always seen dps as an excellent option for someone who wants some pretty good skis but can't figure out what to do with that extra $500 in their pocket.

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    I mean he took the time to respond and say it...

    I mean he took the time to respond and say it wasnt that, so not much extra to say what it is.

    Also, there's nearly no strain of the ski itself at the tip, your explanation makes no sense. yes...
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    Lol, I'll have to tell my brother he's full of it...

    Lol, I'll have to tell my brother he's full of it then... Still kinda odd that you wouldn't say what they are...

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    Looks like a really cool pack, has everything...

    Looks like a really cool pack, has everything (looking at the 35) but no A-frame is kind of a bummer for me. I suppose no pack can be perfect haha
  19. Thread: Line Vision 98

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    Have you tried other skis in the class? I just...

    Have you tried other skis in the class?

    I just checked out the Vision 98 Blister review and it seems like a damn similar ski to the Wayback 96 outside of the factory mount point and tail taper...
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    I've always used my hands to lock the brake, 2...

    I've always used my hands to lock the brake, 2 minutes of fiddling with the mechanism tells you that stomping it wont work...
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    Very constructive dude. Let me guess you're...

    Very constructive dude.

    Let me guess you're running 110mm brakes on 110 waist skis? Too big.

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    Tons of this stuff is user error in adjustment. ...

    Tons of this stuff is user error in adjustment.

    The brake releasing during skin is a combo of having brakes that are too big for their ski and hitting your skis together while skinning. Easily...
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    Good to know I'll have to try both scarpa f1 and...

    Good to know I'll have to try both scarpa f1 and nordica strider on my Wayback 96's.

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    My brother who is a composites manufacturing...

    My brother who is a composites manufacturing expert looked at the holes people are noticing, he says they are from alignment pins and are not gaps in the material that go deep. Nothing to be...
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    No need to get alpine specific in my experience....

    No need to get alpine specific in my experience. My nordica strider 130 touring boots ski better than my dalbello kr2 pro ID.

    Sure you might not want to tour in your resort boots if you've got...
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    Thats the freeride spacer, and its basically the...

    Thats the freeride spacer, and its basically the only difference between the 2 models (and the higher RV range)
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    I find I have the most fun on groomers on...

    I find I have the most fun on groomers on something super tight radius stringing together as many trenches as I can. It'll wear you out real quick tho haha.

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    I know you're talking about the old FR14 - but...

    I know you're talking about the old FR14 - but since its somewhat topical - The new FR14 is 45mm between screws laterally.

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  29. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    I just bought a pair of scarpa F1's - they are...

    I just bought a pair of scarpa F1's - they are maybe a half size too big at 27.5 but the right dimension for my high arch/top of foot. Makes for roomy toes.

    Will probably need some specific...
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    I've got jigs for the fr14, cad models 3d printed...

    I've got jigs for the fr14, cad models 3d printed from the paper templates.

    Just working on making them compatible with a center punch instead of the drill and cheaper to print. Stay tuned.
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    Let's not pretend that the good skiing on the...

    Let's not pretend that the good skiing on the east coast is on the trails. Sure get a trail ski for days when it's rock hard off piste, but that kind of ski blows in the trees and in my experience...
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    Oh I said dawnn partol before but I got the name...

    Oh I said dawnn partol before but I got the name wrong.

    I use an alpine start for this. I can't really imagine something being more aligned with "paper thin touring hoodie" it's extremely...
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    The big brain move I just pulled off is to get my...

    The big brain move I just pulled off is to get my in-better-shape touring partners to buy heavier skis and bindings while I go lighter.
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    BD Dawn Patrol shell

    BD Dawn Patrol shell
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    East coast touring and resort/travel touring....

    East coast touring and resort/travel touring. Currently using both with the same strider 130 but eyeing deals on touring spec boots for the light set.

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    FYI I was looking in this same category and got...

    FYI I was looking in this same category and got these at evo. Very impressed with them so far ... Although only in my living room and on the ski vise. Should have them out on the slopes this weekend,...
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    Not exactly the same but similar. Never noticed...

    Not exactly the same but similar. Never noticed any water.

    I only have the gaps on one side, they appear to have been filled (or attempted to be filled)

    Seems like a defect on your skis, I'd...
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    Gotcha my mistake haha Sent from my SM-N975U...

    Gotcha my mistake haha

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    What weight category are you going for? Sent...

    What weight category are you going for?

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    Maybe I'm misunderstanding you but ... Whether...

    Maybe I'm misunderstanding you but ... Whether you are mounting alpine bindings or pin bindings the boot center is the same...

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    From what I've seen recently tons of people have...

    From what I've seen recently tons of people have them. The vast majority you will find out when you strike up a conversation have never toured or don't even have tech inserts and/or skins. Bizzarre....
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    The atk fr14 has no problem with snow buildup....

    The atk fr14 has no problem with snow buildup. Zero.

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    Gonna be out on the fr14s on new sticks next...

    Gonna be out on the fr14s on new sticks next weekend. Can't wait, already enjoyed them on the pin 95 but moved to lighter and want to get more...
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    So here's a discussion starter. Is there a...

    So here's a discussion starter. Is there a binding that beats the shift as a travel ski setup? (You're flying with one set and you don't know what your split of backcountry and resort will be)

    The...
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    I also do the foot lifts, it's something you do...

    I also do the foot lifts, it's something you do without thinking after a couple times.

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  46. The person who owns this "quiver" LOVES marketing...

    The person who owns this "quiver" LOVES marketing

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    My plan in the future is to decouple the guides...

    My plan in the future is to decouple the guides and the drilling process. The guides were super useful for setting up the toe position and getting the holes all in the right spot relative to each...
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    Does anyone know what the release value of the...

    Does anyone know what the release value of the expert spring is at stock? probably pretty important. If it starts at 15 and wears down from there you are in a different situation than if it starts at...
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    Skimonster is the only shop down here I let touch...

    Skimonster is the only shop down here I let touch my skis.

    All the other good shops are up north.
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    Great episode! Really got the point across what...

    Great episode! Really got the point across what its actually like up there. A lot of people only know it in the spring which is quite different.
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