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    That layup cross-section hasn't been updated to...

    That layup cross-section hasn't been updated to ti construction
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    I've been skiing them on hard snow too. These...

    I've been skiing them on hard snow too. These skis charge too. Terrain eaters.

    This EURO quality shit is WAAAY overblown. I've had 2 skis come apart on me, both of which were Euro built(1 of...
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    317076 God damn I love these Caylors! You should...

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    God damn I love these Caylors! You should do a limited time repress of these gems.
    FWIW, the Woodsie 116 protos in this pic my brother described as the easiest/most intuitive ski he's ever...
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    Structure is not about 'holding' wax. Structure...

    Structure is not about 'holding' wax. Structure is for controlling suction created by water.
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    Funny to see all the interest in these skis now....

    Funny to see all the interest in these skis now. Been on KSL for weeks, if not months. They might have even been psa'd once already too. The skinny protests did for sure
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    Functions of glue is to lube screw and provide...

    Functions of glue is to lube screw and provide water seal, absolutely
  7. Thread: Kore 117?

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    Makes sense. Like I said, I've got one run on...

    Makes sense.
    Like I said, I've got one run on the 117 in low vis refrozen shit. In the smooth zones they skied great, but those smooth zones invariably ended up routing you to the refrozen shit....
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    My only comment on that would be the video of...

    My only comment on that would be the video of Baker looks like fairly epic conditions. The argument could be made that there are much better shapes and/or widths for those conditions. The Kores did...
  9. Thread: Kore 117?

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    Rustler is easier to ski and has a wider variety...

    Rustler is easier to ski and has a wider variety of turn shapes. My impression w/ only 2 runs on Rustler and 1 on Kore 117 in semi-shit fuck conditions.
    I can picture Rustlers on my feet, Kores-...
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    JB Weld and especially marine Tex are not the...

    JB Weld and especially marine Tex are not the same as lower viscosity epoxies. Marine Tex is like a putty(think boat repairs) and JB a gel.
    I've filled plenty of screw holes w/ JB Weld. Guarantee...
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    314513Pozi w/ nut on shank makes a huge...

    314513Pozi w/ nut on shank makes a huge difference on stuck screws(still use heat).
    Fiberglass wool, ie insulation, works well for spinner holes too.
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    That would definitely not have fixed my EHP's....

    That would definitely not have fixed my EHP's. The base along the edge needs extraction and replacement, plain and simple. Whether it would repair Mattigs kids skis, again, without skis in...
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    Yes. I posted a pic above where you can clearly...

    Yes. I posted a pic above where you can clearly see the rust under the clear base material.
    Ice balls form, causing potential for ski(s) to suddenly not slide anymore. Potentially causing skier to...
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    With no skis in hand it is all speculation. It...

    With no skis in hand it is all speculation. It could just be bad fitment(cosmetic) or it could be a delamination issue, like mine. In which case, yes, fukn dangerous! We've even got a 2nd case in...
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    314156Water in delam freezes and propagates ice...

    314156Water in delam freezes and propagates ice build up on edge. Also the base sits higher than edge, creating skiability problems(hookiness)
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    Didn't get wetted out proper during layup....

    Didn't get wetted out proper during layup. Warranty that shit quick. This is exactly what my EHP's problem was and it can create a dangerous skiing situation. I'll never make a tele turn again...
  17. No worries brother! Yeah, they fit. I had a pair...

    No worries brother!
    Yeah, they fit. I had a pair shipped that way:smile:
  18. Correct and agreed. FWIW, was not price...

    Correct and agreed.
    FWIW, was not price policing you Thom. Just noting that comparing 2 different bindings and not 'new'. They are a few years old regardless of usage.
    Also, these fit in prepaid...
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    FiberFix

    FiberFix
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    Recovering teleholic here as well. Mount and...

    Recovering teleholic here as well.
    Mount and tune same as alpine.
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    Looks like a portable skillet to me

    Looks like a portable skillet to me
  22. The $279 price you're finding is for the Attack...

    The $279 price you're finding is for the Attack 13 II with the updated toe
    These might not be used, but certainly not 'new', they are a few years old because I believe the updated toe is on yr 3 now
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    313430 Skied my Caylora today Fun fukn ski!...

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    Skied my Caylora today
    Fun fukn ski!
    Poppy enough for good times, yet damp enough to just eat terrain
    WAY more than just a soft snow ski!
    Damn, tempting!
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    But I did notice how you did not answer my...

    But I did notice how you did not answer my question!
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    Didn't say that. Jesus dude:nonono2:

    Didn't say that.
    Jesus dude:nonono2:
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    You've never repaired skis before have you? Sure...

    You've never repaired skis before have you?
    Sure there's edge and base have damage. VERY light damage dude. Where's the sidewall damage?
    Not related
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    So his topsheet/sidewall hit rocks? What makes...

    So his topsheet/sidewall hit rocks?
    What makes you think the top sheet delam has anything to do with the bases/edges hitting rocks(devoid of catastrophic damage)? Do you see rock damage at the...
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    That ts delam has nothing to do w/ rock damage....

    That ts delam has nothing to do w/ rock damage. It should be warranteed.
    Warrantee should have 0 to do w/ dealer relationship. Consumer purchases fuel both the manufacturer of said item and the...
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    Sad to say but...... K2's kinda suk. Quit...

    Sad to say but......
    K2's kinda suk.
    Quit skiing them long ago because edges compress WAY to fucking easy. Fuck K2's
    Looks like warrantee issue to me tho
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    Did he remove it or just loosen screws? 312122...

    Did he remove it or just loosen screws? 312122 Might need to remove these, clean plates, dry lube, glue in holes and reinstall.
    FWIW, mine don't slide real well either, I just actuate mine by hand...
  32. Some boots(NTN, Black Diamond tele boots) have bc...

    Some boots(NTN, Black Diamond tele boots) have bc marked, otherwise, measure pin line to heel for 75mm and toe to heel for NTN. Mount same as alpine. Why the fuck people want BOF @ center is beyond...
  33. I always just used skis that I would use alpine...

    I always just used skis that I would use alpine and never mounted back because of tele mount. That shits nonsense!
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    Detritus in sliding mechanism.

    Detritus in sliding mechanism.
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    IDK man, the boats I welded never came back...

    IDK man, the boats I welded never came back...
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    I wonder how well a bondic repair pen would work...

    I wonder how well a bondic repair pen would work for this. Instant repair
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    The real fix here is a weld.

    The real fix here is a weld.
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    EE is more a consideration of hard snow. The...

    EE is more a consideration of hard snow. The softer/deeper the snow the more the length of the actual ski will be engaged with the sliding surface(rocker splay and taper come more into play here)...
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    What happened to 1st pair?

    What happened to 1st pair?
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    I'm interested as well, as I also have a pair...

    I'm interested as well, as I also have a pair awaiting bindings. -10 seems a bit much to me as well
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    I'm curious how the Protests compare to those...

    I'm curious how the Protests compare to those Boneshakers you picked up, in your estimation.
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    Well, you should call and let shop know(If I was...

    Well, you should call and let shop know(If I was shop owner or even the tech, I would want to know, so that shit does not keep happening).
    If you have the tuning equipment and the base structure...
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    ^^^you do realize that before your skis ever...

    ^^^you do realize that before your skis ever touch a stone they are ran on a belt to remove burrs and put a bevel on the edges. Sparks from edges on stone are no bueno.
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    You might need to 'loosen' them up. Try slightly...

    You might need to 'loosen' them up. Try slightly more bevel on your base edge.
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    Oh, I didn't read the part from 11 yrs ago. Edit...

    Oh, I didn't read the part from 11 yrs ago.
    Edit after reading above post:FWIW, I don't agree with his fix either, at least not for Jup's ski. Can't see shit in the OP's post
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    True. I had/have some EHP's with delams I did not...

    True. I had/have some EHP's with delams I did not know about. Water froze in the delam causing a propagation of an ice ball on exterior of edge. Caused a major crash into Creek bed when ski suddenly...
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    Huh! Did not know that. Also didn't know they had...

    Huh! Did not know that. Also didn't know they had 'off the shelf' models. I just thought they were 'in stock' customs.
    Yeah, that's a little confusing.
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    To each their own I guess. You still have a delam...

    To each their own I guess. You still have a delam in that area.
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    Reality is, the boot is your most important piece...

    Reality is, the boot is your most important piece of equipment.
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    It'll grind through to the edge tab that is bent...

    It'll grind through to the edge tab that is bent up(the bubble). Edge does not need to be cut.
    Cut out damaged base(cut base &patch @ same time, clamp peependicular to running surface @ bent edge...
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