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    As a former shop tech, marker hate is very...

    As a former shop tech, marker hate is very warranted. Probably 80% of bindings that fail the release test even though they are still on the indemnification list are low din markers. The biometric...
  2. Having the toe shoulder screws as close to...

    Having the toe shoulder screws as close to perfectly perpendicular to the top sheet as possible is key to getting the toe system to function well. I have found that the best way to do this is to...
  3. Does the other tech toe fit on the same ski? And...

    Does the other tech toe fit on the same ski? And does that tech toe fit on the other ski? Basically narrow it down to either the tech to or the shoulder bolts on the one ski.
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    Oh you really got me good. Next time Iíll make...

    Oh you really got me good. Next time Iíll make sure to leave early enough to make it back to the village and brag about what I skied while waiting in the tram line, one of my other favorite past...
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    Also he sells everything for so cheap I donít...

    Also he sells everything for so cheap I donít think many people can complain about what they got from him, based on what Iíve seen sold in the past couple seasons.
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    Too be fair said spreadsheets were started...

    Too be fair said spreadsheets were started partially because of the amount of shit his roomates (me and others) were giving him about the amount of skis that he owns and how frequently each one gets...
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    I think claimed weight is 1950ish grams in the...

    I think claimed weight is 1950ish grams in the 18x length, so moderately light but hevier than the 108 for sure.
  8. Figured it out, Dan Corn. Not impressed.

    Figured it out, Dan Corn. Not impressed.
  9. Anyone know a guide in the area named dan? Not...

    Anyone know a guide in the area named dan? Not sure what guiding group he works for but I was not stoked on an interaction with him yesterday.

    His group skiíd down on my group in son of...
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    Not pictured: edge compression on the other side...

    Not pictured: edge compression on the other side of the ski. Sorry to blow your secret but you probably should be honest with everyone, you hit a bunch of rocks and your skis broke, what did you...
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    Thats the twin tip line called the reckoner 102,...

    Thats the twin tip line called the reckoner 102, 112, and 122. The mindbenders return unchanged except for graphics. Looked like he also had a pair of the old powabungas that are all green and like...
  12. Well theyíre semi based in jackson, and the only...

    Well theyíre semi based in jackson, and the only people I know around here that have them were given them fro free. Youíll end up with a very similar glove/mitten at a much lower price by buying a...
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    I would like to point at that said person is not...

    I would like to point at that said person is not a rep, just and athlete/ photographer for them.
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    Wouldnít cast be a direct competitor to the...

    Wouldnít cast be a direct competitor to the shift/ duke?, granted its not directly from look, but the cast set up will likely lose a few gram by using the pivot 15 that is allegedly being released,...
  15. Funny you say that, I have the promachines and...

    Funny you say that, I have the promachines and find the side to side ankle hold is tighter than on my hawx xtds, while the xtds are tighter in front of the ankle. I will say the stock liner on the...
  16. Well the second ski kit as they currently sell ...

    Well the second ski kit as they currently sell it will only work with the cast 2.0 (grey home made tech toes) or cast 2.1 (purple home made tech toes), the cast 1.0 system with the plates wonít work...
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    Well technically gripwalk and walk to ride fall...

    Well technically gripwalk and walk to ride fall under the iso 9523 standard so it kinda depends if he has one of those or not. The cast afds only work with a cast toe piece, look sells wtr and...
  18. Youíll notice all the failures start at the front...

    Youíll notice all the failures start at the front edge of the bent up tab that the brake arm is riveted to. During my time at a ski shop we replaced quite a few of these ranging from just starting to...
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    Lots of grumbling around the Internet of the p15...

    Lots of grumbling around the Internet of the p15 coming back. Wonít believe it until I see it with my own eyes in the look catalog. Could it kill the duke pt? Probably not, a lot of people want a set...
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    It certainly doesnít ski like it weighs 2200...

    It certainly doesnít ski like it weighs 2200 grams. I will admit to never weighing my pair but I guestimated it at around 1900 grams. Its very easy to ski, my saying it was mediocre isnít a super...
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    I thought the enforcer was an incredibly mediocre...

    I thought the enforcer was an incredibly mediocre ski. The turn radius is too small for fast skiing, and it is too light to be stable but not light enough to be a good touring ski. Itís basically...
  22. But a vision with a 300 gram binding would be...

    But a vision with a 300 gram binding would be similar weight to a zero G with a similar binding and be a whole lot more fun and less punishing to ski in variable conditions.

    Different skis do...
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    A lot of the big thread is more concentrated on...

    A lot of the big thread is more concentrated on the binding system than the boot conversion. I have a pair of alpine boots that are converted, but I also have a pair of hawx xtds to tour in most...
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    Iíve never heard such high praise for a ski...

    Iíve never heard such high praise for a ski blade, have you tried skiing an appropriately sized ski before?
  25. Well those middle holes are arguably too close to...

    Well those middle holes are arguably too close to the other set. A ski with a burly core like that really shouldnít rip out if it was mounted right.

    Im a well known hater of the shift but I...
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    I should note mine had p18s with cast so the...

    I should note mine had p18s with cast so the binding set up was not helping. I did find them to ski like a classic stockli even though they arenít terribly stiff. Kind of an under rated playful...
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    I had a pair of tt110s briefly, they were really...

    I had a pair of tt110s briefly, they were really sick skis actually, at least for me. My main issue was that I was pretty in between sizes, went for the 192 and that thing was so damn heavy. Itís...
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    Shifts blow, stop drinking the coolade and start...

    Shifts blow, stop drinking the coolade and start drinking the haterade, of course the amer sports athletes arenít going to bad mouth the new product, I wouldnít either if they were paying all my...
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    Some of the newer pivots have been have a...

    Some of the newer pivots have been have a catastrophic failure of the piece of metal that the heel is actually connected to, it cracks right where the metal is bent and the arms are rivited in, and...
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    No way, its actually advertising that youíll have...

    No way, its actually advertising that youíll have to re set the touring pins after they come out of the toe piece.

    Or you have to re set your quiver of skis when whatever one this binding gets...
  31. Thereís literally a pair in the garage you can...

    Thereís literally a pair in the garage you can measure. The 189 measures at 188cm straight tape pull if I remember correctly, it might be 188.5. Either way I wouldnít say they measure long, they...
  32. In contrast to the last post I really don’t trust...

    In contrast to the last post I really don’t trust the shifts, I watched multiple friends tamohawk because of prereleases on those bindings. One was pretty scary and involved both skis left on the top...
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    Should be fine, I would only worry about it on...

    Should be fine, I would only worry about it on something super light or built cheap, which moments typically aren’t either of those.
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    You don’t necessarily need to replace it, I know...

    You don’t necessarily need to replace it, I know a lot of people who have skied without them for years. But I would probably replace it just for peace of mind and the fact thats its like $15 for a...
  35. Pretty sure you can’t use beast bindings on the...

    Pretty sure you can’t use beast bindings on the hoji boot anyway because you can’t remove the rear tech fitting to replace with the beast horse shoe, at least on the hoji tour it had the new...
  36. They have the same adjustment plates and mounting...

    They have the same adjustment plates and mounting pattern. Or at least the toes do as I ran attack at toes with regular heels on a demo track so that I could run my boots with gripwalk soles for a...
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  38. Bump Everyone should own a stormrider

    Bump Everyone should own a stormrider
  39. The 184 dev measures 181.5 cm straight tape pull....

    The 184 dev measures 181.5 cm straight tape pull. At least my pair of this years did and they haven’t changed anything about them.
  40. Devs sold. Stocklis are heavy, definitely not...

    Devs sold.

    Stocklis are heavy, definitely not a backcountry ski, heavier than the 184 devs which isn’t a light ski. Has two pretty thick sheets of metal in it but isn’t ridiculously stiff more...
  41. FS: 184 devs, 192 stockli stormrider tt110

    Both skis have about 10 days on them. They both show wear. Both will have a fresh tune when sent out. The devs have a small dent in one tip.

    Looking for $250 plus shipping for devs, $170 plus...
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    Its not necessarily the last thats the issue, it...

    Its not necessarily the last thats the issue, it just has a massive ankle pocket combined with almost no heel hold. For me, and everyone I know who skis hard who tried it, its a horrible boot, I’m...
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    I was told this would never happen when i told...

    I was told this would never happen when i told the rep the striders fits and skis horribly compared to the promachine. Apparently it sells well enough that they donít need to make a good version.
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    Marker products Soon to be black Diamond...

    Marker products

    Soon to be black Diamond after they’ve had my beacon for warranty since November and its now halfway through january, those guys can get shafted after after having my most...
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    New kendo featuring the mantra m5 construction...

    New kendo featuring the mantra m5 construction and 3 turn radii, seems pretty much the same as the old kendo.
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    Softer for sure and easier to ski than the og...

    Softer for sure and easier to ski than the og fully cambered dynastars, still a super damp ski, the only ski I’ve been on with similar snow feel regarding smoothing everything out is other stocklis.
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    Pm recieved I suppose I should write a mini...

    Pm recieved

    I suppose I should write a mini review of the 110tt 192 since there’s almost no information about it online.

    189 straight tape pull
    Two sheets of pretty thick metal, not much else...
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    I have a pair of those 192 110tt’s one mount for...

    I have a pair of those 192 110tt’s one mount for a pivot at +1cm, only skied a few days, just too big for me I need like a 185 version. If anyone’s interested message me an offer.
  49. Yes except crankbrothers actually makes a couple...

    Yes except crankbrothers actually makes a couple good products, the pumps and multi tools, while marker makes zero good products.
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    According to newschoolers k2 is dropping some new...

    According to newschoolers k2 is dropping some new ski line that people claim is really cool. Sounds like a blend of the pinnacle and the asymmetric series but isn’t asymmetric and both those lines...
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