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    Maybe I should, but never really bother with...

    Maybe I should, but never really bother with trying to step into Tecton toes. Just leave the lever in ski mode, push the lever half way down with your pole, hook a pin into one side of the boot,...
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    How cheap? I know a guy looking for a low buck...

    How cheap? I know a guy looking for a low buck rig, and doesn't mind if on the heavier side like these.
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    Spring loaded detent balls are even worse, they...

    Spring loaded detent balls are even worse, they roll under stuff...
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    Actually a Zero G Tour Pro, not a Guide. Is that...

    Actually a Zero G Tour Pro, not a Guide. Is that a new 2021 color or something for European market?
  5. FS: Fritschi Tecton 12 Bindings (one day), 100, 110 or 120mm brakes

    Guess I don't need three pair of Tectons...have a pair of 2018 with only one pow day on them, that's it. Includes original box, manual, color inserts - everything you get with a new pair. They look...
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    Since the above pair is spoken for, I've got a...

    Since the above pair is spoken for, I've got a super-mint pair of FKS-15 with brand-new 115mm brakes/baseplates that I got from Phil for $175 that I never used, they're black with orange accents. ...
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    WTB: wide Look PX Racing brakes

    Anyone have any? This is the style for the wormscrew heels, think they were made at 100 and 120 widths.

    Thanks.
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    I was supposed to be skiing pow with Whyturn this...

    I was supposed to be skiing pow with Whyturn this weekend, and Ms 1000-Oaks is quarantined in Argentina until the 22nd.

    Ah well, it'll make a good story some day.
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    Nice work. Hopefully after this storm you can...

    Nice work. Hopefully after this storm you can ski most of the way back to the car.
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    Nice mod. You could fill the empty holes with...

    Nice mod. You could fill the empty holes with slices of aluminum rod and some epoxy, but probably don't need to as long as the screws stay tight and the interlocked teeth take all the loading.
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    Today was basically a replay of yesterday. The...

    Today was basically a replay of yesterday.

    The bad:
    Terrible visibility
    Even worse breakable-crust than yesterday

    The good:
    No freezing sleet
    Less wind, though still pretty windy
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    No. Baldy was good training today, if you're a...

    No.

    Baldy was good training today, if you're a connoisseur of survival skiing. Super low vis late in the afternoon, strong winds and driving sleet, and that lovely breakable crust that was tough...
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    Baldy's Facebook page says they closed tubing...

    Baldy's Facebook page says they closed tubing until further notice, and it sounds like they might limit ticket sales to keep the numbers of people down for adequate social distancing.
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    ^ Probably. Willing to bet that 90+% of the...

    ^ Probably. Willing to bet that 90+% of the gripes about Soli STH toes stripping the wing adjustment screw is due to the wings not being opened up prior to somebody snapping in a boot, and the...
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    ^ Got it guys, as close to the line as possible...

    ^ Got it guys, as close to the line as possible given hole conflicts.

    Edit: The topsheet line doesn't quite line up with the mark on the sidewall, assume the sidewall mark is more accurate?
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    ^ lol, Whyturn says on the line too, but then he...

    ^ lol, Whyturn says on the line too, but then he mounts everything on the line.
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    2017 Billygoat (pre-asymetrical), anyone mount...

    2017 Billygoat (pre-asymetrical), anyone mount behind the line a bit? It looks pretty far forward, and I prefer traditional mounts (often mounting behind lines).
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    ^ This. You could skin anywhere you want outside...

    ^ This. You could skin anywhere you want outside the ski area boundary (though the terrain makes that pretty tough), but can't be inside the boundary on skis without a lift ticket for skiing, even...
  19. ^ Ah, my bad. I was thinking of the 14 DIN, that...

    ^ Ah, my bad. I was thinking of the 14 DIN, that only has a metal heel cup.
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    Code #1 sent

    Code #1 sent
  21. ^ Sure that S900 toe isn't plastic?

    ^ Sure that S900 toe isn't plastic?
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    Moved to new post for better exposure.

    Moved to new post for better exposure.
  23. FS: Salomon STH Steel (916) Bindings, mint

    Letting another pair escape the stash, I'm just not man enough.

    Mint condition all-aluminum beefy gnar, only used a couple times, a bit of scratched paint on the black metal disk in the heel lever...
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    If anyone wants shorter, I scored a pair of 2016...

    If anyone wants shorter, I scored a pair of 2016 183 Fischer RC4 WC GS in medium flex, women's FIS so they're 30m. Blank plates, intended for Tyrolia/Head/Fischer race bindings. Think I have $140...
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    Baldy is getting thin at the top of 3, even after...

    Baldy is getting thin at the top of 3, even after the jumps were cannibalized. Bottom leg of Skyline is on the verge of being closed and traffic diverted to Tortilla Flats, which is holding up...
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    ^ You could probably get around $400, no sense...

    ^ You could probably get around $400, no sense losing money. Unless someone has an ultralight touring boot with a thin-wall toe, there's no reason to get the latest version Vipec/Tecton toe.
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    ^ Nothing will "prevent" torn ACLs, but Howell...

    ^ Nothing will "prevent" torn ACLs, but Howell would argue that lateral heel release helps a lot.
    https://www.skimag.com/gear/safer-world-acls
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    Here they are, DIN 14, no screws or brakes. ...

    Here they are, DIN 14, no screws or brakes. (Takes 9XX-series brakes.) Toes are plastic, heel housing is plastic but cup is aluminum. Heel is 4-hole Salomon 9XX pattern, same as 916/STH but...
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    If you have a buddy at a ski shop that can...

    If you have a buddy at a ski shop that can scrounge up screws (all but the front toe screws), you can have this pair of PX14 Racing (plastic toes, metal heels) for the price of shipping, probably...
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    ^ No. Vipec/Tecton releases in the same...

    ^ No. Vipec/Tecton releases in the same directions as all alpine bindings (except Knee bindings), including Shifts.

    If you want lateral heel release, get traditional tech bindings. But realize...
  31. Thread: The FIFTY

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    How have I missed Donny from Maine. ACL's of...

    How have I missed Donny from Maine. ACL's of steel.
    https://youtu.be/slQIJgWEYTY
    https://youtu.be/FqX-jMaLfQc
    https://youtu.be/huRx4S7-Jkk
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    I have a set of 900S without screws you can have...

    I have a set of 900S without screws you can have for $20 shipped if you have a US address, metal heel cup.
  33. ^ Guy dropped the price on the mediums, and has a...

    ^ Guy dropped the price on the mediums, and has a "best offer" option.
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    ^ Especially if you get a code.

    ^ Especially if you get a code.
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    Scarpa Freedom 100 in a 27 for skinny dudes,...

    Scarpa Freedom 100 in a 27 for skinny dudes, $150.
    https://www.sierra.com/scarpa-made-in-italy-freedom-100-alpine-touring-ski-boots-for-men~p~733yk/?filterString=skiing~d~9690%2F
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    Someone buy the Empires, ski them a few times,...

    Someone buy the Empires, ski them a few times, and sell them to me for $300 please.
  37. Bikes come and go, Ti Fly's get moved to the next...

    Bikes come and go, Ti Fly's get moved to the next bike.
  38. I have a pair of black Griffon ID with 90 brakes,...

    I have a pair of black Griffon ID with 90 brakes, only used twice and minty, in original box. $138 shipped to lower 48.

    Only hitch is I put the baggie of screws somewhere, and need to find them...
  39. Really I just need a top half of a carbon...

    Really I just need a top half of a carbon Whippet. Don't even need the spike head, just the top tube with FlicklickPro clamp (for a 16mm lower shaft). But nobody is going to have that.
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    Wow, looks pretty good still.

    Wow, looks pretty good still.
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    ^ Yes. I've done that several times (with...

    ^ Yes.



    I've done that several times (with and without using inserts in the new holes), with the only difference being the old holes are plugged with aluminum #12AB screws that get cut off...
  42. ^ Check this out for parts:...

    ^ Check this out for parts: https://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/skiing/spare-parts

    Still figuring out what to do Lee, I don't have a single but I'll let you know if I buy a pair just to...
  43. ^ Lol, yeah, kind of a longshot.

    ^ Lol, yeah, kind of a longshot.
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    How close are the Tecton holes to the Shift? ...

    How close are the Tecton holes to the Shift? Eyeballing it, looks like the front heel holes are close, but you could skew the Tecton heel forward a bit, and the Shift heel back a bit.
  45. How can you tell the difference between the 1st...

    How can you tell the difference between the 1st and 2nd gen toes?
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    ^ Same, though I only have two pair of Markers. ...

    ^ Same, though I only have two pair of Markers. Seems like it should be standard procedure to grease the baseplates where they touch the brake and heel piece, so the whole assembly can move smoothly...
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    Big fan of the Klim Teton 1/4 Zip, the merino is...

    Big fan of the Klim Teton 1/4 Zip, the merino is "fleeced" so it's warm without being heavy. It's also cut for sledders, which is much more complimentary than the heroin-chic, skin-tight Icebreaker...
  48. You could offer those skis for free and no one...

    You could offer those skis for free and no one would take them, unless local and building a ski fence.
  49. It's like watching a squirrel run in front of...

    It's like watching a squirrel run in front of cars on the freeway.
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    Someone who weighs less than 140lbs can have a...

    Someone who weighs less than 140lbs can have a hard time stepping into Royal family models even on hard, flat snow. Especially in AT boots with rubber soles, which have more friction against the...
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