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    Yeah, the 18-200 is an example of big range leads...

    Yeah, the 18-200 is an example of big range leads to compromises in image quality.
    I think I agree that the 18-135 is sharper than the 55-210 but honestly haven't compared them directly back to back...
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    On this point specifically for the Sony lenses...

    On this point specifically for the Sony lenses for the a6xxx cameras - I generally agree with what you're saying, but the Sony zoom lenses seem to vary in image quality based on more than just their...
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    I can't imagine shooting backcountry skiing with...

    I can't imagine shooting backcountry skiing with prime lenses. Your travel protocols always have to come first, and you're picking your shooting locations based on what's in a safe zone, not on the...
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    It depends on where you ski and what days you go...

    It depends on where you ski and what days you go out. Personally, I would not use a BG as a one ski quiver. They are tolerable but don't shine on firmer snow. They are magical in 3D snow. If most of...
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    I shoot with the a6000 and the 18-135mm lens...

    I shoot with the a6000 and the 18-135mm lens primarily. This lens was a massive upgrade in image quality from the 16-50mm kit lens, IMO. It makes the camera bulkier, but the shots are much sharper....
  6. Hell, what can't be fixed by rubbing on your knob?

    Hell, what can't be fixed by rubbing on your knob?
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    Curious what boot.

    Curious what boot.
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    They intentionally do not publish numbers. The...

    They intentionally do not publish numbers.

    The correct answer is, they have the right amount of rocker.
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    If they were 184s you would have already made me...

    If they were 184s you would have already made me broke.
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    Take a tape measure. Hook it on the tail of the...

    Take a tape measure. Hook it on the tail of the ski. Pull it straight to the tip. Not following the curve of the base. Straight line from tip to tail (so yes in the air above the topsheet). Just like...
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    OK, so basically ON3P measures the actual length...

    OK, so basically ON3P measures the actual length of their skis. If you go put a tape measure, straight pull, on a ski that ON3P says is 180cm, the tape measure will read 180cm.

    Everyone else, it's...
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    Can we all just agree that arguing over whether...

    Can we all just agree that arguing over whether or not a run name has a letter at the end of it in a 12 year old thread is fucking pointless?
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    I have not seen anything that said definitively,...

    I have not seen anything that said definitively, but assuming the details in that Instagram post are accurate (20' burial depth, too deep to probe, victims located by lay rescuers ie no RECCO or...
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    This is a Timbersled or motorized snowbike: ...

    This is a Timbersled or motorized snowbike:

    https://cdnmedia.endeavorsuite.com/images/organizations/8b9e91cc-c6c4-4594-844a-db0d80f7bfdb/inventory/2651934/2000000001.jpg
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    I'm late to the party here, but I took a spin on...

    I'm late to the party here, but I took a spin on Rick's 2013 XM last season and it's a different fucking sport than our M7s. And supposedly the brand new ones are even better.
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    FWIW I really, really liked the Leaf when I test...

    FWIW I really, really liked the Leaf when I test drove one. Only reason I went with the Bolt instead is I couldn't find a dealer in CO that would give me a decent price on a Leaf Plus. I liked it a...
  17. Poll: Flylow Baker bib has this.

    Flylow Baker bib has this.
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    ^^^ you seem to be on the right track. The other...

    ^^^ you seem to be on the right track. The other one worth considering is a 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus with ProPilot, if you can find one at a deal. That gives you a 200+mi range and ProPilot (adaptive...
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    Hah! ....yes

    Hah!

    ....yes
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    I feel like any time you're contemplating...

    I feel like any time you're contemplating wrapping yourself in full body spandex you should probably contemplate whether you're taking the activity far too seriously.

    Unless, of course, it's for...
  21. Just admit that it's because they don't make any...

    Just admit that it's because they don't make any carbon fiber super lightweight skimo AF goggles
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    Pretty much, yea

    Pretty much, yea
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    Yeah, I just posted in another thread about how...

    Yeah, I just posted in another thread about how I'm decidedly NOT in any sort of hurry when touring, but I always rip skins with skis on. The options usually come down to steeping out of both skis...
  24. That's also correct.

    That's also correct.
  25. Outlier yes, extreme no. Most of the people I...

    Outlier yes, extreme no. Most of the people I tour with regularly are skiing midwinter on 110mm+, all of us have been touring for well over 10 years. More than a few use 120mm+ regularly.
    It's worth...
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    No. I've discussed the concept with them once...

    No. I've discussed the concept with them once very, very early in their process but otherwise have no connection with them at all. I'm neither strongly for or against what they're doing.

    I don't...
  27. You should go into your local shops and chat with...

    You should go into your local shops and chat with them. You should also talk to the people that you'll be touring with about what they use and why. There are a lot of different philosophies here and...
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    187. ON3P runs all of their skis on 2 or 3...

    187.

    ON3P runs all of their skis on 2 or 3 year cycles (can't remember which) and since the Woodsman was new this year, I would expect no changes other than graphics for next season.
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    Yep. I know this forum seems to think that the...

    Yep.

    I know this forum seems to think that the entire ski world revolves around it.... but TGR bros aren't really the target market for these guys.
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    Pretty sure upper and middle OTR (Sleeper trees)...

    Pretty sure upper and middle OTR (Sleeper trees) have not been open this year. Lower OTR has been open. However all of it was closed on Saturday because patrol did not do mitigation on Friday, and...
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    You're forgetting the recall for faulty toe pins....

    You're forgetting the recall for faulty toe pins.
    https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/marker-recalls-kingpin-ski-bindings-due-to-fall-hazard
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    Women's skiing was top notch. I would have ranked...

    Women's skiing was top notch. I would have ranked them TOTALLY different but they all had such great runs I don't envy being a judge for them. So clean, so smooth, so fast from all of them.

    Would...
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    Bro, it's the internet

    Bro, it's the internet
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    I bet if you call and ask really nicely they'll...

    I bet if you call and ask really nicely they'll open it just for you.
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    I don't disagree, but I've skied LL before on a...

    I don't disagree, but I've skied LL before on a 20"+ day with the highway closed and only chair 1 running and it was glorious.
    And making 1 a HSQ is and always has been dumb.
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    How are those CRJs doing in the lodge today? Cuz...

    How are those CRJs doing in the lodge today?
    Cuz apparently that's the only thing open
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    The original Jeffrey 108 had elliptical sidecut....

    The original Jeffrey 108 had elliptical sidecut. I suppose a proto could have had bi-radius. No Jeffrey would have had RES.
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    To add to Foggy's comments, if Berthoud closes...

    To add to Foggy's comments, if Berthoud closes for blasting they usually schedule it for daybreak, although now that Gazex and O'Bellx are installed they will occasionally blast midday if they feel...
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    If you can't find rocks to turn on at CB you're...

    If you can't find rocks to turn on at CB you're doing it wrong.
  40. I think at this point it's clear that your PC has...

    I think at this point it's clear that your PC has coronavirus from all the Chinese midget porn you've been watching.
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    You're on the right track, take the class, get...

    You're on the right track, take the class, get the basic gear (beacon/shovel/probe). Importantly, your partners need the same.

    Avalung: you are correct that this has been discontinued. If you can...
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    Yeah, leave a note with your signature. BTW...

    Yeah, leave a note with your signature. BTW what's your address?
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    No, don't ski with goldenboy. He can make turns...

    No, don't ski with goldenboy. He can make turns where you and I can't, which inevitably leads me into skiing down various rock faces.
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    That sounds about like how my days at CB usually...

    That sounds about like how my days at CB usually go.



    In your case, 20 pairs of the same ski ;)



    They do if you go fast enough.
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    I've never understood why people get so worked up...

    I've never understood why people get so worked up about rocks. You get a scratch, fill it with ptex. Get a coreshot, fill it with more ptex. Rip an edge out, glue it back in. What's the big deal?
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    Yes. I skied my Woods108s yesterday on typical...

    Yes. I skied my Woods108s yesterday on typical continental north facing hardpack/chalky bumps and they were great. They are quick and easy to ski, yet still extremely stable.

    In fact, I would...
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    Not terrifying but certainly not fun. If you have...

    Not terrifying but certainly not fun. If you have two turns of that nonsense before you get to pow they're fine for that, but it's not the ski you want to ski a 1000' couloir in those conditions.
  48. My first guess is try updating the driver for...

    My first guess is try updating the driver for your wifi controller.
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    Nah, they just don't work with van people...

    Nah, they just don't work with van people :biggrin:
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    Mine's an Outfitter, and no winter kit

    Mine's an Outfitter, and no winter kit
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