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  1. The new 5X for $299 deal expired, but the refurb...

    The new 5X for $299 deal expired, but the refurb 5X Plus is still $370.
  2. PSA: Garmin Fenix 5X, 5X Plus Smartwatch

    Must be a pre-Black Friday deal, basically the used price for a new 5X.
    Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire - Slate Gray with Black Band
    Garmin Fenix 5X Plus (refurbished)

    Like my 6X a lot, but...
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    ^ Agreed, I'm a 9 street shoe and gave up on 25.5...

    ^ Agreed, I'm a 9 street shoe and gave up on 25.5 a couple years ago and bumped up to 26.5 in Tecnica and from 26 to 27 in Scarpa. No regrets, the toes are uncurled and happy. Granted I never had...
  4. Apparently Look claims the Rockerace has to be...

    Apparently Look claims the Rockerace has to be used on a raceplate because the heel isn't designed to accommodate as much horizontal elasticity as a normal heel because the raceplate eliminates heel...
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    Could also get the Lord SP for cheap, since it...

    Could also get the Lord SP for cheap, since it lost its luster when the ID models were released. Nice thing is the ID version of the Royal bindings will drop into the same holes.

    Barons should...
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    Nope, imagine how little empty space there is in...

    Nope, imagine how little empty space there is in the hole after the screw is inserted. You just need a film between the threads.

    Cores in soft touring skis can be really porous and soak up a...
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    ^ I'd wager he used way too much glue and cranked...

    ^ I'd wager he used way too much glue and cranked in the screws too fast, and it had nowhere to go. The first (and hopefully only) time you do that, you can actually hear the fiberglass layers...
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    About -3cm for a 300mm BSL. Unless you're a...

    About -3cm for a 300mm BSL. Unless you're a newschooler, the midsole line on the Helio116 is way too forward.
    ...
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    GG and epoxy have a pretty high viscosity, so if...

    GG and epoxy have a pretty high viscosity, so if you add it to the hole and then drive in the screws with a power driver, you could easily force air or gel into the ski somewhere you don't want it. ...
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    Been using G/Flex for dowels, since those are...

    Been using G/Flex for dowels, since those are permanent.
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    Been using GG for years and have never had that...

    Been using GG for years and have never had that happen, the expansion fills voids but it doesn't exert much pressure. About the only danger is using too much and having it flow/foam out of the hole...
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    ^ Exactly. The S1 can be set to revert to...

    ^ Exactly. The S1 can be set to revert to transmit as quickly as 30 seconds without motion, even if still flipped open in "receive" mode. Nice feature actually, in case user is caught by a secondary...
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    It'll switch to transmission during a search?

    It'll switch to transmission during a search?
  14. Sorry about that, inbox cleared. All items now...

    Sorry about that, inbox cleared. All items now sold.
  15. Does it seem odd that they have so many Intuition...

    Does it seem odd that they have so many Intuition liners in each size, and are selling way under MSRP? And they only have 21 feedbacks in the last year...

    Wonder if the ebay account was hacked,...
  16. FS: New Salomon Shift MMC 13, Atomic Shift MMC 10 bindings

    **Both bindings SOLD.**

    I've got two new pair in the boxes. FYI, Shift brakes run wide.

    SOLD - 2019 Atomic S/Lab Shift MNC 13 (black & white), 110 brakes: $415

    SOLD - 2020 Salomon S/Lab...
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    I'd be fine touring with someone using an...

    I'd be fine touring with someone using an original S1, it probably comes down to someone's personal experience with them.

    I wouldn't be too keen on partners having old Trackers though.
  18. Wasn't there a ski or binding that had a colored...

    Wasn't there a ski or binding that had a colored clear plastic tube with a little piston in it for damping or some kind of magic?
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    Yeah, but you know how people can be, lol.

    Yeah, but you know how people can be, lol.
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    I've played with an analog and am confident I...

    I've played with an analog and am confident I could get fairly close with one, but it would certainly take a lot longer. Hell, even with a modern 3-antenna you can't be 100% certain you're going to...
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    ^ Wow, had two S1 and still have an S1+ for a...

    ^ Wow, had two S1 and still have an S1+ for a loaner, none of them ever crashed. Didn't use the S1 units a whole lot though, so you probably had a lot more hours on yours.
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    The S1+ also has the "optimal antenna" transmit...

    The S1+ also has the "optimal antenna" transmit feature, and has great search range (very sensitive, so you absolutely have to turn off your cell phone when in search mode). It's surprising the 3+...
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    Yep, beacons for dogs and snowmobiles are...

    Yep, beacons for dogs and snowmobiles are intentionally a different frequency.
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    ^ "She's not yours, it's just your turn." I'm...

    ^ "She's not yours, it's just your turn."

    I'm out, looks like they shrunk and are 26's now. Totally guessing there, but it seems like maybe Intuition doesn't cut and sew a unique liner for each...
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    Fleabay usually has several ancient beacons at...

    Fleabay usually has several ancient beacons at any given time, heaven forbid anyone buys one for anything but use as a practice transmitter. If a seller doesn't realize his beacon is obsolete, maybe...
  26. Some part numbers: GRIP WALK SOLES MACH1 /...

    Some part numbers:
    GRIP WALK SOLES MACH1 / MACHSPORT: 3116S009
    GRIP WALK SOLES COCHISE DYN (VIBRAM): 3119S009
  27. Here's the stress crack in the plastic that...

    Here's the stress crack in the plastic that results in AFD's falling off 916 and STH Steel toe wings.

    If you still have attached AFD's on yours, working a bit of epoxy into the seam between the...
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    100% were. The plastic piece just isn't shaped...

    100% were. The plastic piece just isn't shaped quite right and it's stressed when installed, until the crack relieves the stress.
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    The crack that causes them to fall off. If you...

    The crack that causes them to fall off. If you still have attached AFD's, working a bit of epoxy into the seam between the black plastic and the painted metal all the way around the AFD should keep...
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    Replacing the original toe pedestals with the...

    Replacing the original toe pedestals with the CAST pieces undoubtedly kills Look's indemnification, can understand why a shop wouldn't want to touch them.
  31. PSA: 2020 Black Diamond Helio 116, 186cm

    New for $500 OBO. (Not my sale.)
    Black Diamond Helio 116 Ski,...
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    When I received my Barryvox S last season, I...

    When I received my Barryvox S last season, I kinda chuckled at the slide-to-open battery door; thin plastic and not sealed. Much prefer Ortovox's doors that are sturdy, have an o-ring gasket to keep...
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    The AFD is partially anchored by a riveted tab on...

    The AFD is partially anchored by a riveted tab on the bottom. But the tab doesn't follow the metal wing perfectly, so the stressed plastic tab cracks between the AFD and the rivet, even when new. I...
  34. If you want minty, I probably have the Droids...

    If you want minty, I probably have the Droids you're looking for. I'll check the STH cache this weekend.
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    Where are you located? I have the 181 FX95 HP...

    Where are you located? I have the 181 FX95 HP and wasn't really wanting to sell it, but maybe if you're local. Depending on your weight, get the HP if you want the charger version.
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    Nice, was wondering about that. Had 2nd gen Tour...

    Nice, was wondering about that. Had 2nd gen Tour F10 for awhile (Squire heel) and fondling it didn't inspire confidence, but never had any issues with it.

    Looks like if someone was so inclined...
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    I once bought about six pair of new Steels, and...

    I once bought about six pair of new Steels, and right out of the box all had a crack across the bottom of each plastic AFD. It's like the plastic AFD wasn't a perfect match for the metal wing. ...
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    Anyone with a deep shop discount rolling the dice...

    Anyone with a deep shop discount rolling the dice on these pricey devils this season?
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    All of the STH series (except the lower DIN...

    All of the STH series (except the lower DIN models with three screw toe) will fit the 916 mount. STH2 will match at toe but not heel.
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    I've got a nice pair I'm selling (black/orange...

    I've got a nice pair I'm selling (black/orange 16), supposed to hear back from a potential buyer today.
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    Never handled those demos, but I'd remove those...

    Never handled those demos, but I'd remove those two screws and then see if the toe will slide off backwards, off a hidden 3rd toe screw that's in a plastic block, kinda like Marker Royal bindings.
  42. Thread: 997 love

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    916 and 920 don't float your boat? They're...

    916 and 920 don't float your boat? They're wormscrew and all metal goodness
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    Would be interesting to see how Paul Bonhomme...

    Would be interesting to see how Paul Bonhomme would negotiate that scenario. Probably two axes, maybe cramps, no rope.
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    I have two mint pair of 2019 Griffon ID, one...

    I have two mint pair of 2019 Griffon ID, one black (used once or twice) and one white (used six times), I'll have to take some photos. Don't think I have 130 brakes, but those aren't hard to find.
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    “Amateurs worry about equipment, professionals...

    “Amateurs worry about equipment, professionals worry about money, masters worry about light."
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    There are a few print titles that will continue,...

    There are a few print titles that will continue, but only in niches where people are willing to pay for it. A new Porsche enthusiast magazine launched a few years ago, with articles by the best in...
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    Powder was the last magazine I subscribed to, for...

    Powder was the last magazine I subscribed to, for many years. Fantastic photography, and there's just something about seeing it in print.

    Then I was slow pre-paying for the upcoming season once...
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    Those are floating spacers to allow for ski flex...

    Those are floating spacers to allow for ski flex without stressing the screws, similar to how the front three screws on the STH heel are on a separate piece of metal than the back two screws. (Which...
  49. PSA: 191 Mantra 102, Breckenridge Craigslist

    Seems decent.
    https://rockies.craigslist.org/spo/d/breckenridge-volkl-mantra-m102-ski/7203755974.html
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    Ikon has a nice discount for college students,...

    Ikon has a nice discount for college students, but not vets. Figure that one out.
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