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    I do the same, but I use the Leki Trigger S...

    I do the same, but I use the Leki Trigger S straps at the ski area and like them.
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    Does not seem to be a thing around Montebelluna,...

    Does not seem to be a thing around Montebelluna, Italy.
  3. My bad for assuming they wouldn't open South...

    My bad for assuming they wouldn't open South after 2:00 PM . . . great turns with XavierD and Thing #1 earlier in the day, though.
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    In terms of sheer width, no (at least in my...

    In terms of sheer width, no (at least in my collection of scans).

    However, feet (and boot lasts) are scaled proportionately, so your 29.0 foot would be 114 mm wide in a 26.5, the reference size...
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    This applies to the Quantum Asolo Factory; the...

    This applies to the Quantum Asolo Factory; the Quantum Free 130 is roomier.
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    You will probably do better searching for...

    You will probably do better searching for ISOsport, ISOspeed is the tradename for the base material. Pretty sure they are the biggest.

    https://www.isosport.com/en/categories/isospeed
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    All the way down is "ski" - the others are all...

    All the way down is "ski" - the others are all "walk" but you normally want 3-4 clicks to ensure the ski will not fall off while skinning. If you can only get to indent 2, chances are you have some...
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    A bunch of people bought them because they were...

    A bunch of people bought them because they were cheap last year, then returned them when they found out they couldn't use them to go downhill in their new Shift bindings.
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    Love the Überpunch. If someone backs into you,...

    Love the Überpunch. If someone backs into you, you can just put your bumper in there and flatten the dent right out.
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    I downsized intentionally and the speedometer is...

    I downsized intentionally and the speedometer is a bit optimistic, but there is more clearance.
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    Have been having an ongoing conversation with...

    Have been having an ongoing conversation with your friend via email and we've picked some boots to work with when he is next in Seattle, thanks for being the go-between!
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    It's the tire bouncing off the compressed snow in...

    It's the tire bouncing off the compressed snow in the tire wells as the suspension works . . . I was getting it last week in Seattle with a ton of wet snow packed in my wheelwells. Usually in the...
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    Which conversion chart are you using? As you...

    Which conversion chart are you using?

    As you probably know, all such charts are "approximate" as ski boots are only made in Mondopoint sizes and there are no "even" sizes, only 25.5, 26.5, etc....
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    Essentially the same fit but 1mm taller in the...

    Essentially the same fit but 1mm taller in the instep, don't pay attention to anyone's conversion chart, just get the 25.5 if you are happy with it.
    Killer deal, actually the 1947 (year Salomon was...
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    Already have one.

    Already have one.
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    Just because a footbed is "custom" made doesn't...

    Just because a footbed is "custom" made doesn't mean it's right for your foot - as with other things in life, the skill and experience of the person who makes it is key. Hard to give you better...
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    Someone on TGR will have broken something/have...

    Someone on TGR will have broken something/have something to complain about with any of them, but for the most part all the current generation - Tecnica Zero G/Cochise, Hawx Ultra/Prime XTD, Lange...
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    Compeed FTW

    Compeed FTW
  19. Thread: Wax on skins

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    You need to scrape well and brush the shit out of...

    You need to scrape well and brush the shit out of it to get the best performance from the wax, not to mention getting your skins to stick. Ski around the rocks.
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    Not necessarily, most experienced skiers shop for...

    Not necessarily, most experienced skiers shop for AT and hybrid boots based on weight and features and find someone (bootfitter) to make them fit their feet. The fit options are far fewer than with...
  21. Why not just buy them from skimo.co?

    Why not just buy them from skimo.co?
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    I wouldn't remold the liners. If you need to...

    I wouldn't remold the liners. If you need to reduce liner thickness locally, mark the spot with the liner out of the boot (foot inside), then compress in a vice/put on anvil and whack with hammer,...
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    evo copywriters have to say something positive...

    evo copywriters have to say something positive about every product; they've already bought them and need to sell them.
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    I would have tried a shell with lower instep,...

    I would have tried a shell with lower instep, smaller cuff circumference, and more contoured heel pocket before spending big money on the Zipfits. Salomon S/Max 110W comes to mind. But yeah, more...
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    I do the same, but the scaffo often wrinkles and...

    I do the same, but the scaffo often wrinkles and you can't see it with the tongue over it; you have to spot heat it afterward and flatten it with gloves on manually . . .
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    There is no such thing. "130 flex" boots are all...

    There is no such thing. "130 flex" boots are all over the map, the only thing they have in common is that they are normally the stiffest recreational offering in that model line.
  27. Thread: Wax on skins

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    So he used fluoro wax on one ski and HC on the...

    So he used fluoro wax on one ski and HC on the other?

    I've been using Swix LF for years on all my touring skis and have had no problems with adhesion - super thorough with scraping and brushing,...
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    There is wide agreement that the Hoji Free skis...

    There is wide agreement that the Hoji Free skis great and the Hoji Lock, which seems complicated, works well and doesn't break.

    Lots of problems with maleolus conflicts, though, especially...
  29. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Check your PM's . . .

    Check your PM's . . .
  30. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Which XT? There are three GripWalk soles -...

    Which XT? There are three GripWalk soles - regular, non-tech XT, XT Free/XT3 with pins, XT Free without arch pad plus a WTR sole for the 16-17 XT Freetour (no GripWalk for that year).
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    No, I think the opposite is true but I can't make...

    No, I think the opposite is true but I can't make a direct comparison as the Alien RS I had was 26.5. Neither has great heel hold IMO and the cuff diameter is larger in the Quantum Asolo Factory.
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    I mean roomier than the 99mm last in the lighter...

    I mean roomier than the 99mm last in the lighter boots; everyone's 100mm last is pretty roomy these days.
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    Check the condition of your boot heels. I have...

    Check the condition of your boot heels. I have seen several cases of softer (usually Grilamid) boots where the heel was so chewed up by Marker Royal Family bindings as to compromise retention . . .
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    Sorry, missed this. I haven't actually been using...

    Sorry, missed this. I haven't actually been using them much this winter, touring mostly in Zero G Tour Pros and just riding lifts because, well, plenty of pow at the ski areas around here. Hard to...
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    If the GPO does everything for you, why do you...

    If the GPO does everything for you, why do you want more skis?

    Buy another pair of the same ones in case you destroy them, and you'll have a quiver of 2.
  36. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Is she in a Hawx Ultra XTD?

    Is she in a Hawx Ultra XTD?
  37. You have the QST Pro then, Quest Pro was a...

    You have the QST Pro then, Quest Pro was a different boot. Shift mechanism is the same with more range.

    QST Pro was tied for the "Don't try it on customers because it's such a PITA to put the...
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    I beat mine around the resort daily, no problems...

    I beat mine around the resort daily, no problems so far (though I get a new pair each season). XavierD has about 35 lbs on me; his delammed right where the DRT titanal starts to taper in ahead of the...
  39. Not nordekette's boots, the Shift Pro uses a new...

    Not nordekette's boots, the Shift Pro uses a new walk mechanism with no lever at the cuff/shell junction but a hinged spine with the lever up near the level of the top buckle. It is like the one on...
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    Hey Brit. I think he should be fine in the MV...

    Hey Brit. I think he should be fine in the MV with, as you suggest, some bootboard grinding/footbed thinning/liner surgery. Is he locked into Tecnica for some reason? Atomic Hawx Prime might be a...
  41. I expect the walk mode to be bomber because they...

    I expect the walk mode to be bomber because they borrowed it from the S/Lab MTN.
  42. Dynafit solved the problem by discontinuing the...

    Dynafit solved the problem by discontinuing the bindings. The Shift Pro fits the same (given the liner is different) with a bit more instep height and is better in every way. It's new this year, but...
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    27.5 with OEM insole in place . . . 362662

    27.5 with OEM insole in place . . .

    362662
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    You will not get more usable length from trying...

    You will not get more usable length from trying to compress the liner more, the Alien RS liner is already paper thin with zero heat moldable foam to speak of in those areas. Although I've punched a...
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    Take them off, swap the baseplate, fill the extra...

    Take them off, swap the baseplate, fill the extra hole, and use them with leashes. Problem gone.
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    The threads are all the same (5.5x1.8mm), length...

    The threads are all the same (5.5x1.8mm), length is usually ~9mm; the heads vary (heels are often panhead). Just bring a few of whatever you need to fix your own bindings, they'll work in a pinch for...
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    It is. If the total number of your skis over...

    It is.

    If the total number of your skis over 100mm = zero, how much fun are you gonna have when that once-in-a-lifetime bottomless pow day happens along?
  48. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Used to be a no-brainer with Lange - three pairs...

    Used to be a no-brainer with Lange - three pairs of various 26.5 LV boots, all the bindings were set to 306mm. Then they threw the 303mm XT3 into the mix. They do, however, work with my touring...
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    Because there wasn't any snow until two weeks...

    Because there wasn't any snow until two weeks ago? Now they wish they had them.

    There are really two markets - the consumer ski market, and the enthusiast market. Blizzard tends to elicit emotion...
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    What are you pointing it at? You want to measure...

    What are you pointing it at? You want to measure ambient air temperature over a course of, say, five minutes rather than the temperature on any metal or glass surface on the oven. We hang an oven...
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