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    I got some v2 Noctas back in 2018. Skied them a...

    I got some v2 Noctas back in 2018. Skied them a few times but never really clicked with them and they've been sitting around since then. Finally got them back out this Thurs/Friday for the 110cm we...
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    Thanks Golden & Matt, seems like with the one set...

    Thanks Golden & Matt, seems like with the one set of mounting holes the strap sits in pretty much the same place as the stock strap on my boot (Hawx Prime) so hopefully should be good.
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    Dumb question - how do you adjust between the M...

    Dumb question - how do you adjust between the M and L settings? Seems like there's only one set of holes, and nothing else obvious. Bought direct from Atomic in Canada.
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  4. Thread: Whistler 23-24

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    Have not been up since all the rain but it snowed...

    Have not been up since all the rain but it snowed a bit on Thursday and from what I've seen on social media at least the alpine is looking not bad right now.
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    There's a replacement for the cover of the front...

    There's a replacement for the cover of the front DIN gauge with wider nubs on the side to keep the lever up. I got a set free at a Salomon dealer.
  6. Thread: Whistler 23-24

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    Yeah that was probably my day of the season,...

    Yeah that was probably my day of the season, skied straight on to peak all day and still getting some untracked on my last run. Snow was lighter than expected as well. 👌
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    I'd also say 192. I am 5'11", 180lbs also ski...

    I'd also say 192. I am 5'11", 180lbs also ski Whistler, I have the 182s and while I like them they are a bit too short for me.
  8. Thread: Whistler 23-24

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    Pretty decent skiing today. First time I've been...

    Pretty decent skiing today. First time I've been able to get up in a while and the refresh last night was nice. Zero lines on Peak all day. Whistler bowl entrance character building but some nice...
  9. Thread: Whistler 23-24

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    Today lot 7 was full and 8 was 80% full by 7:30...

    Today lot 7 was full and 8 was 80% full by 7:30 https://twitter.com/whistlerblckcmb/status/1743656257364603109?s=61&t=4Ur_-zOLWwtCVwC_qqvDsA but I'd guess will be less busy tomorrow.
  10. Thread: Whistler 23-24

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    I mean it’s the first big pow day of the season...

    I mean it’s the first big pow day of the season and it’s a Saturday, was always going to be a gong show. I left Squamish 6:25, got to Creekside parking around 7:30 and end of singles line was at...
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    Thanks Bandit Man yeah you are totally right I...

    Thanks Bandit Man yeah you are totally right I should have got the 192 MFree. I have not tried a narrower enforcer, based on what I've read I think they're probably going to be too stiff for me. Like...
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    Hive mind - would like some opinions on new skis...

    Hive mind - would like some opinions on new skis for a E110 appreciator. Some background I'm 5'11" 180lbs, relatively OK skier but not a charger. Ski Whistler around 30 days/year comfortable on most...
  13. Thread: Whistler 23-24

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    Yeah exactly this - I got there at around 7:45...

    Yeah exactly this - I got there at around 7:45 and was one of the first people in the singles line, it wasn't a particularly busy day. In retrospect should have called it at 9:00 and driven to the...
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    Thanks very much Matt, will check with the shop.

    Thanks very much Matt, will check with the shop.
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    I have a pair of the 22/23 Hawx Prime 130 and had...

    I have a pair of the 22/23 Hawx Prime 130 and had a couple of questions on the power shift bar:

    To make the boot less stiff, I think I should remove the upper bolt?
    I'd like to try reducing...
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    PSA: DVO Jade X Coil 210x55 $300 from Ibis

    Ibis are running a clearance on their website and are selling this shock for USD 300.

    Just picked one up to replace the Crap X2 on my Ripmo. They even gave a 10% off voucher after leaving it in...
  17. Thread: J Skis Discussion

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    As Fishskisurf said, comparing the 185 E110 to...

    As Fishskisurf said, comparing the 185 E110 to the 183 Hotshots, the E110 floats better. Based on Blister's measurements the E110's mount point is 183.4/2+8.7=100.4cm from the tip vs 180.6/+7.6=97.9...
  18. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    This is definitely true, but I ended up getting...

    This is definitely true, but I ended up getting the tecton as the 50g weight difference seemed worth it for the potentially better downhill performance.
  19. Thread: J Skis Discussion

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    Very nice! Have 2 days on the 183 Hotshots now....

    Very nice! Have 2 days on the 183 Hotshots now. First day, without detuning, they felt like a LOT more ski than the 185 Enforcer 110s they are replacing. Really locked in to a turn which was fun on...
  20. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Thanks all for the feedback. I'm definitely in...

    Thanks all for the feedback. I'm definitely in the not skiing hard enough to notice the difference category, though it's interesting the weight difference is only 50g that is less than I realized.
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  21. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Could I ask the collective opinions on Vipec vs...

    Could I ask the collective opinions on Vipec vs Tecton - how much better does the Tecton ski for the extra weight? Will be for an 90/10 touring/resort setup, mainly lift accessed from Whistler. May...
  22. Thread: J Skis Discussion

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    Nice - Matching binders FTW!

    Nice - Matching binders FTW!
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    Hotshots mounted up, looking forward to trying...

    Hotshots mounted up, looking forward to trying them out this weekend. Blemishes minor to unnoticeable, and arrived in BC in a week with no extra taxes or import duties.

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  24. Thread: J Skis Discussion

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    Yes the hotshot is intended as a replacement,...

    Yes the hotshot is intended as a replacement, E110s relegated to rock ski after this years low-tide conditions at Whistler.
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    Good to know - thanks!

    Good to know - thanks!
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    Where are people mounting their hotshots? Have a...

    Where are people mounting their hotshots? Have a pair of 183 blems arriving this week and am thinking of going 1-2 cm behind the recommended line to keep it consistent with my current skis (Enforcer...
  27. Thanks everyone for the responses. Sounds like...

    Thanks everyone for the responses. Sounds like the MV could work.
  28. How does the instep height feel on the MV...

    How does the instep height feel on the MV compared to ZGTP?
  29. Mach 1 MV fit compared to Zero G Tour Pro and Cochise

    Wondered if anyone could compare the fit of these two boots. I have wide (~110mm) feet and a high instep, but the ZGTP fits well for me after a bunch of punching, a baseboard grind and custom...
  30. Bamski how did you get on with the DWT? Am...

    Bamski how did you get on with the DWT? Am looking for a ski for Whistler side-country and Vision 108 and DWT are on the list.
  31. Thread: Whistler 22-23

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    Urban Alpine in Squamish stocks Volkl and does...

    Urban Alpine in Squamish stocks Volkl and does demos. I don’t know if they have the Katana.
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    Cheap M-Free 108

    Just bought a pair at Sports aux Puces VéloGare (forum will not let me post link).
    CAD 560 for 21/22. One 172 and one 182 left. Think only Canadian shipping.
  33. Thread: J Skis Discussion

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    Thoughts on slacker or escalator?

    Anyone have time on the slacker or escalator? Thinking of one of these for 80/20 touring/resort, mainly short tours from Whistler.
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