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    No chatter about the three skiers buried above...

    No chatter about the three skiers buried above Skyline lake this weekend? Same party.
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    Those Nail Drivers are great. Glad I have a...

    Those Nail Drivers are great. Glad I have a backup pair
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    Yeah, there isnít much in the way of taper in the...

    Yeah, there isnít much in the way of taper in the tip and tail so the widest parts are close the ends. Once theyíre on edge I think they have great hold on pretty firm snow. It doesnít take much to...
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    Well it has no splay in the tail if thatís what...

    Well it has no splay in the tail if thatís what you mean by minimal tail rocker. The whole ski is rockered but theyíre pretty flat. The tail is substantial.
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    Once you get over the published turn radius and...

    Once you get over the published turn radius and the lack of camber, I think theyíre a great nimble charger.

    They ski like a long radius ski and the lack of taper lets them ski groomers and hard...
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    Only Christopher Walker knows if Robert Wagner...

    Only Christopher Walker knows if Robert Wagner killed Natalie Wood
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    I donít think it would be okay to rape anyone and...

    I donít think it would be okay to rape anyone and Iím not saying she wasnít raped. It could have been consensual. Maybe the rape rumor was started to smear Douglas. We donít know because theyíre...
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    Iím not going to pass judgment, apparently...

    Iím not going to pass judgment, apparently Natalie was a voracious nympho.


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    Iím not positive, but I think he was referring to...

    Iím not positive, but I think he was referring to the folks having to cook over fire and deal with power outages, not property damage. No of us here are immune to being douchey.


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    Kai and I hugged it out and shared a beer. All is...

    Kai and I hugged it out and shared a beer. All is well.
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    Iím not an engineer but thatís basically what I...

    Iím not an engineer but thatís basically what I said.
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    But you only managed two laps.

    But you only managed two laps.
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    I think youíll be fine on either. Pick the length...

    I think youíll be fine on either. Pick the length for the purpose. Are you billy goating around or are you charging around in deeper and/or funky snow?
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    If it was the only option, I guess. I probably wouldnít be there if it was that crowded though. Iíll leave my local hill on big days if the wait is more than 20 minutes. I can usually plan around...
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    Used to see him and his clan at Bear Valley a lot...

    Used to see him and his clan at Bear Valley a lot back in the Ď90s. Seemed like a pretty low key guy.
  16. Is that photoshopped? There is no way in hell I...

    Is that photoshopped? There is no way in hell I would ever wait in that line even if it was the deepest, lightest day ever.
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    Thanks found it. We might be making a loop up...

    Thanks found it. We might be making a loop up through Sandpoint on our way to Nelson. Iíll give you a shout if we do. Still have the same number?
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    Thatís a bummer, more so as we get older. Only so...

    Thatís a bummer, more so as we get older. Only so many seasons left. Heal well. What happened?
  19. #winning!

    #winning!
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    Iím not trying to convince you to like the skis...

    Iím not trying to convince you to like the skis kai, thatís irrelevant because ski preference is purely subjective. Iím not concerned with maggot approved skis either, Iím an independent thinker.
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    Is that Captain Powder in the second picture?

    Is that Captain Powder in the second picture?
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    Great snow at Mission this morning, wind buff...

    Great snow at Mission this morning, wind buff machine keeping things nice after most things were tracked out. Sun and blue skies.
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    No, I get rebound all the time from the Corvus....

    No, I get rebound all the time from the Corvus. The point is that it doesnít take much. Hereís a question, how do you continue to flex a cambered ski after you decamber it?
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    Sure it does, depending on how stiff it is and...

    Sure it does, depending on how stiff it is and what the load is. Iíve had enough rebound with the reverse Corvus to come clean from the snow in only an inch over soft grommers.

    The side cut and...
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    Sure it does, depending on how stiff it is and...

    Sure it does, depending on how stiff it is and what the load is. Iíve had enough rebound with the reverse Corvus to come clean from the snow in only an inch over soft grommers.
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    Uh, theyíre wider in the tips and tails. When you...

    Uh, theyíre wider in the tips and tails. When you roll them over the sidecut allows the tips and tails to load. Thatís just on hard snow, the softer and deeper it gets makes the same process easier....
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    A reverse camber ski is just as much of a spring...

    A reverse camber ski is just as much of a spring as a ski with camber. Think of a leaf spring.
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    I was using it because the Kai used it. Iím not...

    I was using it because the Kai used it. Iím not really sure what it means. What does it mean to you A A Ron?
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    Theyíre great, dry and warm, well made.

    Theyíre great, dry and warm, well made.
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    Thatís fair. Iím not sure what people are talking...

    Thatís fair. Iím not sure what people are talking about when they say a ski is ďpowerfulĒ. I get stiff, damp, stable, poppy, light and heavy. What do people mean by powerful? Is it solely a property...
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    You and Woody. Give it several days, if I need...

    You and Woody. Give it several days, if I need more edge hold than the Corvus can provide I donít want to ski snow that hard. They were great last Sunday and slayed the variable today.
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    Decent skiing at Mission this morning. A bit more...

    Decent skiing at Mission this morning. A bit more new than the 1Ē-trace they reported. A little wet from the mist but soft turns everywhere. Dense wind blown 4-6Ē. No grabby snow down low, just wet...
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    Just get the 193 Corvus. No pinging, very...

    Just get the 193 Corvus. No pinging, very powerful and stiff. Great in variable snow like Mission offered today.
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    The templates here are great. Measure the scale...

    The templates here are great. Measure the scale on the side to check. If youíre worried put your binding over the template and check if the holes line up. Donít over think this.
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    Were they?

    Were they?
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    Spartacus was Thracian

    Spartacus was Thracian
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    Exactly how I do it. I think itís probably more...

    Exactly how I do it. I think itís probably more accurate than a jig actually.
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    Ace in the Hole was great.

    Ace in the Hole was great.
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    Seems overly complicated if the scaling on the...

    Seems overly complicated if the scaling on the template is good.
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    Good movie, great book. The Brave Cowboy.

    Good movie, great book.

    The Brave Cowboy.
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    Yes

    Yes
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    Find a centerline.

    Find a centerline.
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    I found out that Ravens ski breakable rime crust...

    I found out that Ravens ski breakable rime crust over a foot of facets with remarkable aplomb. Absolute shit snow. But, I was smiling at the bottom. Be dynamic and finish your turns.
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    Just find out what your bsl is. You donít need...

    Just find out what your bsl is. You donít need the actual boot until you set the forward pressure.
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    I wouldnít get hung up on the turn radius, almost...

    I wouldnít get hung up on the turn radius, almost identical dimensions as my invictus(26m) and looking at them side by side the Corvus looks straighter.
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    The snow blower gloves are great when itís really...

    The snow blower gloves are great when itís really wet. Totally dry hands.
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    99 gust at 1400. In other news, 46 and pouring...

    99 gust at 1400. In other news, 46 and pouring rain at Snoqualmie pass. Itíll be good for the base...

    Wow, over 4Ē of rain at Baker.
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    They, 188s too, donít seem very heavy.

    They, 188s too, donít seem very heavy.
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    Iíve never weighed any of my skis.

    Iíve never weighed any of my skis.
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    I feel like the Corvus gives you rebound if...

    I feel like the Corvus gives you rebound if youíre on the edge or when loading up the ski in softer snow. Theyíre pretty stiff and Iím heavy so your mileage may vary.
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