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    So many things to pick at with that image...

    So many things to pick at with that image :rolleyes:
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    Ditto on this. I've been A/B-ing the ZGTP the...

    Ditto on this. I've been A/B-ing the ZGTP the last few weekends with some Salomon Xmax 120's in alpine bindings (plus last season riding the Scouts).

    They are a little stiffer than the Xmax's so...
  3. ^^^ what kid said, pin adjustment plus possible...

    ^^^ what kid said, pin adjustment plus possible sole trimming.
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    "I HAVE NO EVIDENCE OR TRAINING TO ARGUE AGAINST...

    "I HAVE NO EVIDENCE OR TRAINING TO ARGUE AGAINST EXPERTS IN THEIR FIELD. BUT I DON'T LIKE THEIR ANSWERS SO I'LL STILL PUT THEM DOWN AS BEING FULL OF SHIT"

    :rolleyes2

    Working in a field that...
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    It's been awesome to see some of the newer photos...

    It's been awesome to see some of the newer photos they posted on the FundMe page. Can see that some of that fire in his eyes.
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    You know I've never had the binding come off when...

    You know I've never had the binding come off when I'm kickturning when "unlocked" but a few times over the years I've stepped out when breaking trail with too skinny a ski for the powder conditions.
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    Gretch is right on this. If you're using insoles...

    Gretch is right on this. If you're using insoles to stop your feet from sliding around in your boots your fit is messed up to start with. Doesn't matter if it's a ski boot, running shoe, or climbing...
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    If it makes any difference they definitely don't...

    If it makes any difference they definitely don't ski short
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    I don't get why they walked away (forgive the pun...

    I don't get why they walked away (forgive the pun :P) from the older design (Vipec black and earlier, evo was when they changed) that still released your toes in a forward fall even in "semi locked"...
  10. Using small diameter dyneema cord is a good way...

    Using small diameter dyneema cord is a good way to go about it for max weight savings with no compromise in strength. I use a small diameter single braided loop that goes through the tongue latch on...
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    When/ what did they do to improve the toe...

    When/ what did they do to improve the toe elasticity?

    Also the black addressed the snow packing issue in the heel that the original and updated white had.
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    Been rocking my Vipec toes for 4 seasons now and...

    Been rocking my Vipec toes for 4 seasons now and no problems.



    Yeah the toe adjustment screw is in a less than optimal place. But at least it's oversized and you can use a flat head or a #3...
  13. I don't think those are mutually exclusive things...

    I don't think those are mutually exclusive things :biggrin:
  14. I totally get that, but if you know what you're...

    I totally get that, but if you know what you're doing on transitions it only adds about 10 seconds to a transition at the bottom of a skin.
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    The Backland Carbon I believe is 98mm and has the...

    The Backland Carbon I believe is 98mm and has the custom shell tech. I have both the Backland and the Technica Zero G Pro Tour and they compliment each other nicely. The Backlands without the tongue...
  16. Leashes. Always seems silly to me people want...

    Leashes.

    Always seems silly to me people want lightweight bindings but still put the dead weight of brakes on them
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    Meh it's not that hard to do yourself especially...

    Meh it's not that hard to do yourself especially now that it takes WAY less time to cure.
  18. Paste in as "Paste and Match Style" so we can...

    Paste in as "Paste and Match Style" so we can actually read that white text. I'll edit this when you fix your post.


    A quick summary of how the mechanism works: when closed, the pink buckle...
  19. I want to hear more about this feature :tongue: ...

    I want to hear more about this feature :tongue:

    "Suitable for:Gentlemen ladies"
  20. LOL you made an account just for that comment,...

    LOL you made an account just for that comment, you a Vermonter that relocated to CA? That place look as flat as Northstar... I know, I know, Vermont puts out lots of fast racers...:rolleyes2


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    PM about the Praxis

    PM about the Praxis
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    Yeah I'd agree on the Tour Pro's but I had a...

    Yeah I'd agree on the Tour Pro's but I had a whole season on the Tour Scouts in lots of different temps.
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    Thanks for all the feedback guys! Will start...

    Thanks for all the feedback guys! Will start looking for a pair of regular, better, bindings to replace these (since I bought these Tours attached to Enforcers :rolleyes2)
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    I just got some Salomon Xmax 120's and compared...

    I just got some Salomon Xmax 120's and compared them with my Tecnica ZeroG Tour Pro's. Did some carpet flexing at home when clicked into skis. I'd agree with the 125 rating here for the Tour Pro's....
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    Yeah that's just a scratch not a crack, but I'm...

    Yeah that's just a scratch not a crack, but I'm still hesitant considering it's on both. The other side is about 1/3 as much as this photo
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    only applies to stuff bought after November 11th...

    only applies to stuff bought after November 11th 2019.
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    Those modded split board risers, or DIY? Either...

    Those modded split board risers, or DIY? Either way, rad.
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    Yeah they do. And the model is still on the...

    Yeah they do. And the model is still on the manufactured approved side of indemnified bindings.
  29. Let's gloss over the part where you say you don't...

    Let's gloss over the part where you say you don't understand something and then try to argue why it's irrelevant :rolleyes2

    It's REALLY simple physics that can be illustrated using the basic work...
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    meh I like not fiddling and having nothing on the...

    meh I like not fiddling and having nothing on the outside of my pack. Guess the IFMGA guides I've ski'd with who do it as well are gapers :rolleyes:
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    These bindings done?

    ----in before Marker's suck, and I should toss them---

    These are pre EPF Tour 12's and noticed that on both right side toe wings have this chunk taken out. Pictures are of the worse side with a...
  32. While I'm not sure of Anta's policies on HRV and...

    While I'm not sure of Anta's policies on HRV and ecological review of their suppliers, their primary market is definitely on lower end stuff which has to bring along those things knowing Chinese...
  33. Well that's because you can extrapolate out from...

    Well that's because you can extrapolate out from pin heights (even this BFA major can do that). Getting measurements off boots isn't helpful unless you have the exact same boot and size.
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    Yup! I got in the habit of buying and trying...

    Yup! I got in the habit of buying and trying cheap boards from surfing since you can basically recoup your cost or at least think about it as a super cheap rental. You get to try something different...
  35. I'm sure I have friends who feel that I'm also...

    I'm sure I have friends who feel that I'm also "One of those people who buys and talks about gear more than uses it." :D:rolleyes2 But at least it's part of my job to up to date on things like that.
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    It still fits really good for me, but I don't...

    It still fits really good for me, but I don't have a tricky fitting head. I've put thin (no top button) baseball style hats under it as well if I want more shade, also thin buffs perfectly. Used it...
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    Some of the old Marker stuff (pre ID) they...

    Some of the old Marker stuff (pre ID) they advertised as working with touring boots don't work with some of the newer higher rockered boots.


    LOL
  38. Just had an awesome experience with Tecnica, they...

    Just had an awesome experience with Tecnica, they even sent me back my insoles that I forgot to take out even after they told me to.
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    Yeah you're probably right. 3 screws would...

    Yeah you're probably right. 3 screws would probably be overkill for those tele heel pucks. I actually have some Freeride Pro's laying around that I was going to put on approach skis for ice climbing...
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    I also sweat a ton when I start moving, but I...

    I also sweat a ton when I start moving, but I don't fuck with putting on and taking off a helmet when I tour.

    I've been using the Salomon Mtn Lab for over two seasons now (has saved me from head...
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    Ok so I just got a pair of ZeroG Tour Pro's, same...

    Ok so I just got a pair of ZeroG Tour Pro's, same shell size as my old ZeroG Tour Scouts (which aren't for sale, and I don't have in my possession anymore). And idk if it's just that I've gotten use...
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    Hmmm makes me think that 3 hole thing in the rear...

    Hmmm makes me think that 3 hole thing in the rear is part of a tele mount.

    Just glancing at some 4 hole tele mount patterns makes me more certain there is a tele mount in them as well.
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    TGR identified some mount holes

    Looking to pick up some used very cheap Soul 7's just to see what they're like. But it looks like they have 3 previous mounts in them, and the seller doesn't know what was mounted previously.

    I...
  44. LOL, she'd make people on here seem quiet and...

    LOL, she'd make people on here seem quiet and humble.
  45. LOL comparing Anta to VF. Anta is partially...

    LOL comparing Anta to VF.

    Anta is partially owned and backed by the Chinese government (ie partially funding lots of chinese state human rights violations) vs a publicly traded American company...
  46. Mountain High, trash. Actually just about any...

    Mountain High, trash. Actually just about any resort outside of Mammoth in socal is full of gapers.


    Interesting to see Telluride not come up much especially with the huge proliferation of steep...
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    This year being 19-20? Find that hard to...

    This year being 19-20?

    Find that hard to believe as the molds would have to change for that and there has been zero word about any changes to the boot for this season. Plus I sent my in for...
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    Shame there isn't other snow around :rolleyes2

    Shame there isn't other snow around :rolleyes2
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    Yeah...Dynafit "innovation" (outside of the...

    Yeah...Dynafit "innovation"

    (outside of the work that Hoji does/ spearheads, he actually innovates)
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    1 setup to do it all backcountry™™™™™™™™™. ...

    1 setup to do it all backcountry™™™™™™™™™.

    Boots: ZeroGProTours (They tour as well as Backland Carbon's with the tongues in, weight almost the same as Dynafit TLT6 Mountains, and ski FAR above...
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