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    Sths included on the 98s?

    Sths included on the 98s?
  2. Second in line on the skins

    Second in line on the skins
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    good advice on this, the house is livable as is...

    good advice on this, the house is livable as is so might have to wait a bit. Need to get it done soonish as we also want to install a heat pump in place of the oil burner and attic insulation after...
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    Just went under contract on a house with a bunch...

    Just went under contract on a house with a bunch of knob and tube. Planning to get it all replaced before we move in, what do I need to watch out for choosing an electrician? In Seattle and open to...
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    Looking at buying a mid century house here in...

    Looking at buying a mid century house here in Seattle that has a big living room with a low ceiling. What is the right ballpark cost to change the low peak roof to a single shed pitch over half the...
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    I blew the budget last year on we are one's...

    I blew the budget last year on we are one's december sale for hydras and unions for 30% off. Was debating the same questions as you and decided the potentially increased durability and bling of the...
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    I think it is mostly tuning. The Y was set to...

    I think it is mostly tuning. The Y was set to drive like a generic low feedback crossover, the 3 like a BMW 3. FWIW car and driver has the same opinion I do and it is a bummer because everything else...
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    I haven't followed the newest incentives but...

    I haven't followed the newest incentives but worth driving a ID4/Q4 etron and MachE in that bracket. I haven't driven the ford but the VW was decently nice and quite a bit cheaper than the tesla. I...
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    deal was to good to be true, G3 ran out and...

    deal was to good to be true, G3 ran out and canceled my order. :(
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    as mentioned above on clearance straight from G3....

    as mentioned above on clearance straight from G3. New winter touring setup should be 1.5lbs lighter per foot and mohair instead of nylon skins. Hopefully this compensates for my lack of fitness
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    pulled the trigger for $125. worst case I sell...

    pulled the trigger for $125. worst case I sell them or reglue them if I don't like it
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    G3 alpinist speed skins

    Anyone used the newer g3 alpinist speed skins? Pure mohair and outdoor gear lab says good grip but maybe glue issues.

    They are on sale in the size I need for my new winter bc skis. Currently have...
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    Sticky: I’ll take the 90s if pnw doesn’t.

    I’ll take the 90s if pnw doesn’t.
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    website said pressure stock -10 in the main and...

    website said pressure stock -10 in the main and 2x in the high. I need to mess around on the trail this weekend but might start by dropping the main to 85. I also tend to like my fork a touch softer...
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    Just picked up a runt for my 160 lyric. Was using...

    Just picked up a runt for my 160 lyric. Was using ~100PSI at 6 clicks of compression, ~200lbs on a sentinel. Put in 90/170 and it feels pretty stiff but haven't ridden yet does this seem like a good...
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    I am like 108mm wide and in ultra xtds 28.5s with...

    I am like 108mm wide and in ultra xtds 28.5s with a punch. Curious if the primes extra volume is good or bad, going to try on both when stock comes in.
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    I’m a big fan of the concinita pibil from el...

    I’m a big fan of the concinita pibil from el camione, makes for a yummy burrito. Good beans in a French press the way to go, I like lighthouse but there are lots of good options. We should start a...
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    Any downside to the pro boot vs standard other...

    Any downside to the pro boot vs standard other than cost? Looking at some hawx for inbounds to compliment my ultra xtds and not sure on which liner to get between the standard and pro as well as...
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    Pm sent

    Pm sent
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    Interested as I haven’t heard back on the...

    Interested as I haven’t heard back on the alpinists. What is the rv with the expert springs? Can I add brakes to these or are the ones with brakes totally different?
  21. Pm sent on the alpinists, bought skis so ready to...

    Pm sent on the alpinists, bought skis so ready to buy.
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    Sticky: Anyone have a size 6 boys coat before I buy a new...

    Anyone have a size 6 boys coat before I buy a new one?
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    Looking at grabbing the 114Ls in gearswap for...

    Looking at grabbing the 114Ls in gearswap for winter touring. Any reason not to slide the mount back 1-2cm for better tip float? 8cm from center is a bit forward of my other skis and is making me...
  24. Pm sent on the countdowns.

    Pm sent on the countdowns.
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    Sticky: The 105s are nose length. I will look for some...

    The 105s are nose length. I will look for some 90ish. Anyone holding in Seattle?
  26. Thread: G3 Sendr 112

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    Bumping this as I am looking at a set of 195s...

    Bumping this as I am looking at a set of 195s with techtons for touring this winter that are for sale locally at a decent price.
    I am big (6'3" 205) and tend to ski fast and point skis when I can...
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    which width? what is the weight per ski?

    which width? what is the weight per ski?
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    Sticky: Follow up on sizing, I bought my 46" tall 46lb...

    Follow up on sizing, I bought my 46" tall 46lb 5yo some 105cms that were for sale cheap locally. Last year he was on 80cm holding my hands on the magic carpet, have lessons and a pass this year and...
  29. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I wore my waterproof baggies riding today and...

    I wore my waterproof baggies riding today and forgot how awesome they are. If you ever math in the rain you should buy some.
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    I am looking for 189s. should have bought the...

    I am looking for 189s. should have bought the blems but trying to be cheap.
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    Are you selling the BGTs?

    Are you selling the BGTs?
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    Are you selling the BGTs?

    Are you selling the BGTs?
  33. Definitely some ski-mo race skis that weigh less...

    Definitely some ski-mo race skis that weigh less than half the binding weight just to mess with folks.
    https://skimo.co/ski-trab-gara-aero-sprint
  34. Thread: All Season Tires

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    Recommendations for the cheapest tire that does...

    Recommendations for the cheapest tire that does well on cold wet streets? Size 205/55/16 Want to put new rubber on our leaf that can only go 70miles. 90% city streets 10% short highway trips....
  35. Thread: Ask the experts

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    What Dan said dropper is the way to go. If you...

    What Dan said dropper is the way to go. If you want more compliance put on a bigger tire and drop the pressure.
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    Eliminator T7 vs Dissector Maxxterra vs Nobby Nic...

    Eliminator T7 vs Dissector Maxxterra vs Nobby Nic as the front tire on the hard tail trail bike in the PNW? Looking for some new rubber as I start to ride the hardtail more due to rain, want...
  37. Thread: Kids outerwear

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    Where is the cheapest source for a big 5yo?

    Where is the cheapest source for a big 5yo?
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    Also looking for kids mitten recommendations....

    Also looking for kids mitten recommendations. Better to go for fancy with real gore tex or multiple pairs of cheaper ones?
  39. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Fall/winter mtb here in the PNW = cheap clear...

    Fall/winter mtb here in the PNW = cheap clear safety glasses. I rode this week with my smith rose lenses at 48% light and it was too dark in many spots even on a sunny day.
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    2lb block cut into 8oz pieces then vacseal the...

    2lb block cut into 8oz pieces then vacseal the ones you aren't eating. Love me some aged cheddar, costco here on the fun coast carries tillamook instead of cabot but both are tasty.
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    2.4 schwalbe is about the same as 2.5 maxxis. I...

    2.4 schwalbe is about the same as 2.5 maxxis. I am 2.4 both ends on both bikes. Might consider a 2.6 Reston the hard tail but that needs a wider rim IMO.
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    I just put on my last snakeskin addix soft up...

    I just put on my last snakeskin addix soft up front as well. That tire is discontinued and the new one is super trail which is ~200g heavier. Not sure what route I will go when this one wears out,...
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    Weight layup and topsheet on the protests?

    Weight layup and topsheet on the protests?
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    Where can I get schooled on ceramic coatings? My...

    Where can I get schooled on ceramic coatings? My fiberglass camp trailer that needs a wax job sounds like a good candidate.
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    I haven’t skied the the alpine hawx but would...

    I haven’t skied the the alpine hawx but would like to as my xtds fit much better than my k2 spyne alpine boots. I wish the alpine ones were a bit heavier but the combo of pu shell and a beefy liner...
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    I am 6'3" 200ish and bought the 1st year xtd130s...

    I am 6'3" 200ish and bought the 1st year xtd130s with plans to use them as a one boot quiver. I tried that for one season and bought dedicated alpine boots, they are too light to drive big skis fast...
  47. I also have one on a v1 sentinel but am a bit...

    I also have one on a v1 sentinel but am a bit heavier than stradissimo. With the stock DPX2 I went from 240 PSI and a 0.8 spacer with wallow and bottoming stock to 280PSI and 0.6 spacer for better...
  48. Brakes on the alpinists? I am assuming you don't...

    Brakes on the alpinists? I am assuming you don't want to sell the skis they are attached to with them?
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    that is one big ass bike, should be a bruiser....

    that is one big ass bike, should be a bruiser. Spec has sub-par tires and brakes and a pike is going to be a bit wimpy of a fork at 150mm and 62*. Given today's availability buy it put on better...
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    Moar drop. 200mm pnw loan 383860

    Moar drop. 200mm pnw loan 383860
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