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    Looks like El Dorado and Snow Creek fires might...

    Looks like El Dorado and Snow Creek fires might be calming down, for now. The Snow Creek fire might actually make the brutal access around DWP a little easier.
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    Honestly I know jack about tele, and couldn't...

    Honestly I know jack about tele, and couldn't say.

    One other thing to note is the tapered tips are a bit more narrow than most 95-100mm waist skis, so the long low rise is what creates float in...
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    Good news, heard the FD saved the lodge at...

    Good news, heard the FD saved the lodge at Waterman, no idea how the lifts or other structures held up.
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    Bigger protests? When Baldy was the only area...

    Bigger protests?

    When Baldy was the only area operating in March/April, I wore an N95 any time I wasn't actually skiing. Once moving downhill, I'd pull it down to breathe. Don't think anyone...
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    Mine are only 181, so not much tip. Thay hold a...

    Mine are only 181, so not much tip. Thay hold a mean carve at speed as long as I stay on heels, a 189 would certainly handle more weight on tips. That behavior is good in steep crud or mank though,...
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    I might remount at -1, but considering I added a...

    I might remount at -1, but considering I added a bunch of ~98mm skis to the quiver this Summer (2014 Mantra, 2014 MX88 2016 MX98), don't think I should bother adding another set of holes. I'll just...
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    If anyone is considering it, FX95 HP skis short...

    If anyone is considering it, FX95 HP skis short due to lots of tip rocker. Real fun ski for someone who likes to ski centered, not a good choice if you like to drive the tips (they'll hook and...
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    It was a convoluted mix of anger, rumor, and...

    It was a convoluted mix of anger, rumor, and damage control (and has absolutely nothing to do with MEC).
    One story: https://www.nraila.org/articles/20180427/nra-statement-on-yeti
    Another story:...
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    If you want to run burly alpine bindings, get...

    If you want to run burly alpine bindings, get alpine boots and be done with it.
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    REI and Dicks put themselves on a lot of personal...

    REI and Dicks put themselves on a lot of personal boycott lists with that stunt.
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    Didn't notice the boots, yes Jester 16 ID or...

    Didn't notice the boots, yes Jester 16 ID or Attack2 AT are your best option.
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    Yep, hard to get heavier, burlier, and cheaper...

    Yep, hard to get heavier, burlier, and cheaper than PX14 Racing, PX15, or PX18.
  13. Pre-2017 Cochise blocks would be good for that. ...

    Pre-2017 Cochise blocks would be good for that. Or contact CAST and see if they'll sell you a pair of toe inserts.
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    Being his first MTB, no doubt this ride is in...

    Being his first MTB, no doubt this ride is in mint condition (never jumped and probably never even put down), also Whyturn takes care of his stuff.
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    If you have someone do it with a vertical mill,...

    If you have someone do it with a vertical mill, you'll know the holes are perfectly positioned.
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    Bummer, just drove from Bozeman to Jackson a week...

    Bummer, just drove from Bozeman to Jackson a week ago.
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    Bozeman PSA: 193 Shiro

    https://bozeman.craigslist.org/spo/d/bozeman-volkl-shiro-193-skis/7162123628.html
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    ^ Probably not your plates, but Fischer Curv...

    ^ Probably not your plates, but Fischer Curv plates allegedly increase flex in the middle of the ski, they have little rollers and wedges that drive the flex deeper.
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    Some interesting 30m woman's GS ski vs shorter...

    Some interesting 30m woman's GS ski vs shorter radius men's info.
    https://www.pugski.com/threads/men-skiing-womens-fis-skis-any-change-in-mount-point.3358/
  20. WTB: 2021 Gripwalk sole pads for Cochise 120/130

    Don't see them available on the Tecnica website yet, anyone know of any stores with them?

    (The older Mach1/Cochise100 Gripwalk pads don't fit 2017+ 120/130 Cochise boots with tech inserts.)
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    Happy to see they now offer a 178, sad to see...

    Happy to see they now offer a 178, sad to see they tightened up the radius.
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    Fondled 184 M102 and Katana the other day, to my...

    Fondled 184 M102 and Katana the other day, to my eye the Katana has a bit more tail splay and doesn't hand flex quite as roundly as the M102 (Katana has a softer section just ahead of where the tail...
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    How does a relatively modern 30m GS ski compare...

    How does a relatively modern 30m GS ski compare to a 205 race stock GS ski from say 1990? They don't look much different, aside from tip point shape.
  24. Gigawatts are soft as hell, basically the...

    Gigawatts are soft as hell, basically the opposite of a L138.
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    Can't remember if the pair I have is 15 or 18,...

    Can't remember if the pair I have is 15 or 18, but they're yours for the price of shipping.
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    Definitely this.

    Definitely this.
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    Just rolling into Jackson, anyone in town for a...

    Just rolling into Jackson, anyone in town for a late lunch? This poor vis due to smoke is a bummer.
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    So we found a fantastic camping spot just West of...

    So we found a fantastic camping spot just West of Beartooth pass, and didn't roll out until noon. Traffic was pretty bad in the park, including a 30 minute wait for ONE damn buffalo next to the...
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    Several recommended Beartooth, so it's on. ...

    Several recommended Beartooth, so it's on. Thinking we'll try to find a camp spot an hour or so past Red Lodge to cut down the drive from there to Sheep Creek tomorrow.
    ...
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    Thanks for the invite and info guys. One of the...

    Thanks for the invite and info guys. One of the gents at GFC suggested Sheep Creek Rd area (given the busy weekend) east of the Tetons, and his photos looked amazing.
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    MVW tail isn't very stiff, maybe loading it...

    MVW tail isn't very stiff, maybe loading it trying to stabilize the ski flexed the tail enough to lift the tips? Something fully cambered and heavier with lots of metal like an MX88/98 or Monster...
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    GF and I just drove to Bozeman to pick up a...

    GF and I just drove to Bozeman to pick up a rooftop camper for the Tacoma tomorrow, and then start heading south to see the Tetons. (We did the Yellowstone loop last Summer in a rental car.) Any...
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    Not interested in a trade, but I have these....

    Not interested in a trade, but I have these.
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/334856-FS-Look-FKS-155-Pivot-15-with-new-115-Brakes
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    Experience 100 is a blast on groomers, think the...

    Experience 100 is a blast on groomers, think the Pugski guys recommend mounting at -1 (I went -1.5). Smaller guys can use the Temptation 100 (same ski with chick graphics), which can be had for a...
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    If you get a pair of the 2017-now generation (I...

    If you get a pair of the 2017-now generation (I have the 120's), you can put Vibram soles from the 2017-2018 Zero G on them for better walking / traction and use MMC bindings.

    I tried the current...
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    0G95 is also a handful in deep mank due to little...

    0G95 is also a handful in deep mank due to little stubby tips. It's more of a firm snow or shallow corn tool, where it is awesome.
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    Regarding the bit of vertical play in the heel...

    Regarding the bit of vertical play in the heel (due to plastic spring thimble and heel post tolerances), it probably won't be noticable when skiing. It just seems out of place compared to the...
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    I picked up Barryvox S last year but haven't...

    I picked up Barryvox S last year but haven't played with it too much, Covid cancelled the field sessions of the avi classes, and most of our pow days didn't arrive until after the mountain closed. ...
  39. GS is heating up.

    GS is heating up.
  40. Thread: Minty 957s

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    Replace the AFDs with STH-16 ones and swab some...

    Replace the AFDs with STH-16 ones and swab some new grease on the pedestals, heel cam, and track, and they'll be like new. (Also dribble some epoxy along the edge of the toe wing AFDs.)
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    https://www.feedbacksports.com/product/scorpion-2p...

    https://www.feedbacksports.com/product/scorpion-2pc-black/ Get one of these, there are many sellers.
  42. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    You're not kidding, now all the law-abiding...

    You're not kidding, now all the law-abiding citizens who put a pop-rivet in their standard capacity magazines to make them "low-capacity CA-legal" can remove the rivet. And once the CA AWB falls,...
  43. Probably no point bumping these in August, but...

    Probably no point bumping these in August, but whatevs.
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    Lol, apparently I was the only person who voted...

    Lol, apparently I was the only person who voted for the same light blue color from round #2 of t-shirts.
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    Got a pair of 172 Down WY89 (probably 2016) that...

    Got a pair of 172 Down WY89 (probably 2016) that are about 1,200g, and skins for them. Good condition, though lots of inserts in them, currently inserted for Vipec/Tecton at about 300 bsl +/-. Not...
  46. I probably have a pair of the original Maestrale...

    I probably have a pair of the original Maestrale RS toggle style ski/walk mechanisms in excellent condition if anyone needs them. I never had any issues, but replaced them with the upgraded version...
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    The older Guardian Ascentshell for $60 is a hell...

    The older Guardian Ascentshell for $60 is a hell of a deal for a shell that's basically the same material as $500 TNF Futurelight. Bought one last year and could feel how well it breathes (so well...
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    This. Especially difficult for lightweight...

    This. Especially difficult for lightweight skiers, and even harder if you have boots with rubber on the heel. Instead of stepping into a rotating cup that pushes back the heel assembly (no friction...
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    This. The rescue team is trained to keep 100% of...

    This. The rescue team is trained to keep 100% of their gear with them at all times (except for designated cache areas) for this exact reason. If a rescuer drops a glove and another team member...
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    Ski boots have the fastest depreciation rate of...

    Ski boots have the fastest depreciation rate of pretty much anything, unless they look almost new. Probably better to just keep those given the condition, the utility value is more than you'll get,...
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