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  1. Thread: FS Praxis 9D8

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    FS Praxis 9D8

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    9D8
    (Length (CM): 179, Flex: Medium/Stiff (Standard Edition Option), Topsheet Graphic Art: Speed, Core Ingredients: UL Core- Carbon/Triaxial Fiberglass, Base Graphic Options:...
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    ACH? If I still lived in Issaquah I'd be sure...

    ACH? If I still lived in Issaquah I'd be sure to look you up in person so we could do some skiing :rolleyes:

    > other mags called you out for reposting (nearly verbatim) content from tech talk...
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    have ya now. :rolleyes: Fook! Never knew...

    have ya now. :rolleyes:

    Fook! Never knew anyone was watching.
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    Now that is some funny shit. :fuckyou:

    Now that is some funny shit. :fuckyou:
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    Thank you sir! NB, "I've skied the GPO with...

    Thank you sir!

    NB, "I've skied the GPO with continuous curve rocker for the last 3 seasons in a lot of powder. It is fucking playful."

    "wish I had a pair of neckbeard's ridiculously sexy CCR...
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    My apologies. With a +2 delta, likely boot or...

    My apologies. With a +2 delta, likely boot or mount.
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    You can and many do ski tech bindings with -0-...

    You can and many do ski tech bindings with -0- ramp.

    Skimo Co. has a list but by a mix and match of heels and toes you can get even closer to -0- ramp. -0- ramp seems to be a good thing to me both...
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    Curious what anyone would want more ramp?

    Curious what anyone would want more ramp?
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    Reverse camber GPO?

    I remember Keith offering this ski on special order a couple of years back..2014/15, I think.

    Anyone riding a pair now or have used them in the past?

    I am looking at a pair with a lwt core and...
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    I've skied a pair of 177 Huascaran since they...

    I've skied a pair of 177 Huascaran since they first came out. I really like the ski in that size. Surprised when I looked up the turn radius and just how big the stated numbers on the ski are. ...
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    FS Dynafit Low Tech Race NIB

    Delivered CONUS $300. Pay Pal F&F

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    I'll add my 2 cents here. Not that it will...

    I'll add my 2 cents here. Not that it will likely help anyone or bring anyone back. But there might be something to learn from this event. I started skiing at Jackass in '71. Which is now a small...
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    FS Scarpa Alien I.0 size 29

    Used one day. Not the best fit for my foot. Spiffy and new, optional lycra gaiter included. $750 shipped USPS. Pay Pal F&F preferred.

    Size 29
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    Heli skiing day in and day out ain't always what...

    Heli skiing day in and day out ain't always what you might want heli skiing to be.

    138s are great in soft funky snow. It is the hard snow I get concerned about. Just don't like working any...
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    In general the RPC is way more fun 95% of the...

    In general the RPC is way more fun 95% of the time. For the last 5% the 138s can be a hoot. I have both and seldom ski the 138s simply because they are too specialized. Rather have the RPC on a...
  16. Thread: Dyna TLT6

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    I've not had to punch either shell. I think of...

    I've not had to punch either shell. I think of the Mercury/RS as general ski boots, the TLT6 as a touring boot I can lift ski in as well with no real down side. I also rotate the same custom inner...
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    practice makes perfect? Uh no, perfect practice...

    practice makes perfect? Uh no, perfect practice makes perfect :)

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    Dry firing a 1911 won't hurt it. Neither will...

    Dry firing a 1911 won't hurt it. Neither will the use of snap caps. Just pointless in a 1911.
  19. Thread: Grivel twin gate

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    Gloves? No problem. Take a look at 2:45 or so...

    Gloves? No problem.
    Take a look at 2:45 or so on the video. No magic fingers required here. Hard to believe but true.
  20. Thread: Grivel twin gate

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    aint it ;-)

    aint it ;-)
  21. Thread: Grivel twin gate

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    Grivel twin gate

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkraPv-I_Bk

    Best locker technology I've seen. And I have seen most of them

    It aint magic fingers. Just clean and innovative design work.
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  22. As I said, haven't skied the Pro Tour. Hasn't...

    As I said, haven't skied the Pro Tour. Hasn't interested me enough to buy one yet as I don't envision it much of a touring liner compared to other lwt options. Figure we all are just reporting what...
  23. It aint tricky or bsl. It is the shorter toe lip...

    It aint tricky or bsl. It is the shorter toe lip and better rocker (Spectre has an even better rocker profile)i. TLT6 wins walking or in a boot pack. Being able to strip the tongue and PS just...
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    I skied the GPO much of that time frame as well...

    I skied the GPO much of that time frame as well as some skinny 80's. All of them turned left and right. What more can you ask? Those early season hard snow conditions were also the reason I bought...
  25. >.. have you compared the TLT6 and the One with...

    >.. have you compared the TLT6 and the One with the same liner

    yes

    > touring-oriented liners (one of: CL/CR/ProTour/TourLight/Spectre

    I have used everything mentioned but the Pro Tour and...
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    My comments about May conditions were posted mid...

    My comments about May conditions were posted mid Jan. Apental either had just opened or was just about to open in mid Jan. It was another month before we got 11 feet of snow in a week to make...
  27. Yes on the wrap and tongue versions in use. As I...

    Yes on the wrap and tongue versions in use. As I said seems a no brainier which works best, where. Good that you pointed that out.

    CL liner isn't all that flimsy by comparison. Or CR all that...
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    6'1" 190. I got the 185, stiff and glass. ...

    6'1" 190. I got the 185, stiff and glass. Haven't skied on a shaped ski in a while and really enjoyed them skiing @ Crystal and Alpental/Sno prior to coming back to Cham. Didn't bring them here. ...
  29. 154207 Ah, but do they climb well? Spectre is...

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    Ah, but do they climb well? Spectre is very good there.

    It aint just the weight.

    Have a stripped pair of ONEs with a Palau wrap liner myself. Much thicker than a CL TLT liner. Good...
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    I have 182s and 192 carbons. And other dbl sets...

    I have 182s and 192 carbons. And other dbl sets in similar sizes. Ski them all. 192 is a fun ski. 182 is a mo fun ski.

    6'1" 190#
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    154082 I have 177 Huas and 182 carbon GPOs...

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    I have 177 Huas and 182 carbon GPOs both with Speed super lights on them. One lb difference for the pair iirc. GPO is a LOT more ski..more than the 1 lb difference would indicate..1/2 per...
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    Been touring and skiing mine inbounds since mid...

    Been touring and skiing mine inbounds since mid winter with Speed Superlights mounted on the dimple. For me, nothing weird trad skier, the best mount. Tried going back -3cm, then -2cm and liked...
  33. Thread: superlight skis?

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    Agreed. Been able to ski them on some "good" ice...

    Agreed. Been able to ski them on some "good" ice and every variation of corn and slop possible here in the last month. For the weight it is going to be hard to beat I think compared to the...
  34. Thread: superlight skis?

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    Dynafit Cho Oyu. They hold an edge. Ski any...

    Dynafit Cho Oyu. They hold an edge. Ski any condition /snow well enough. Lot of them on US feet in Cham this season.
  35. The liner is so nice in the Spectre I am using it...

    The liner is so nice in the Spectre I am using it in my TLT6. But if you want to stiffen the Spectre up some any decent overlap liner will do so.
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    153942 Sweet French corn.

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    Sweet French corn.
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    Ha,ha,ha! So easy here, like stiring shit and...

    Ha,ha,ha!

    So easy here, like stiring shit and adding the diesel.

    TGR and cred? there is a laugh.

    less chat more ski
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    It aint gear but we are using gear..Chamonix

    Been coming here to climb and ski since '78.

    Love this forum when the local douche bags diss every other comment or question.
    Poor bastards really need a life.
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    I own/ski the RPC and the med stiff carbon GPO. ...

    I own/ski the RPC and the med stiff carbon GPO. How they hand flex is totally different than how they ski. Much closer on snow than a hand flex would indicate. RPC is a solid 2x4 in hand. GPO a...
  40. If you compare a TLT6 and a PDG...which are...

    If you compare a TLT6 and a PDG...which are virtually the same basic boot, PDG/EVO is just a totally stripped with no base tongue, to save weight. The difference in how they ski is quite...
  41. Base tongue on all the 2 tongue boots does keep...

    Base tongue on all the 2 tongue boots does keep the snow out. Ski a PDG or Evo and get back to me on the usefulness of the first tongue layer. They (PDG and EVO) don't have anything there and snow...
  42. Same boots, same fit. Differing materials and no...

    Same boots, same fit. Differing materials and no ability to add an additional tongue to the ONE. I think it is a rather misunderstood boot. If you wanted to be really accurate, I wouldn't just...
  43. ONE is such a cool boot design. Even better when...

    ONE is such a cool boot design. Even better when you strip to the basics. Wish they would do a TLT 6 version of it with the fiberglass cuff/black tongue material. As is, stripped, the ONE skis...
  44. No disrespect intended. But again...less...

    No disrespect intended. But again...less speculation more skiing needed in this thread.

    I have many days on the Maestrale RS, TLT5 M and P, the Spectre and the TLT6P.

    We are just splitting...
  45. Less speculation...more skiing.

    Less speculation...more skiing.
  46. I need to learn to write like Steve...same basic...

    I need to learn to write like Steve...same basic info/ideas. Way less words.

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  47. I was typing as the previous answer was...

    I was typing as the previous answer was posted...just got to read it. So good view from each side of the equation I think. Some of Dot's comments I totally agree with some not so much having used...
  48. Nice summation Jonn-e. I don't agree with...

    Nice summation Jonn-e. I don't agree with everything said so far in the thread so I'll add my 2 cents.

    No question the TLT5 in any version walks better than the TLT6. IMO TLT5 is not in the...
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    Finally got around to writing up the Khamski. ...

    Finally got around to writing up the Khamski.

    http://coldthistle.blogspot.com/2014/03/ski-packs-camp-usa-260-and-600-arcteryx.html
  50. I'm coming around on the idea of a short Protest....

    I'm coming around on the idea of a short Protest. Hard to argue how well the bigger ones ski bad snow so easily.

    Anyone have some feed back on the 163 version? I would think Keith might lay...
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