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    I've been wearing some cut off stretch woven...

    I've been wearing some cut off stretch woven hiking pants over Lycra with knee warmers lately when it's below 48 deg or so and am really liking it. They aren't too obtrusive but add the right amount...
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    I believe that's Kurt Gensheimer (nee The Angry...

    I believe that's Kurt Gensheimer (nee The Angry Singlespeeder). He converted his 2wd to 4x4 over the winter and just took a big ski trip to Canada etc. Reports are that the rig did well, even with...
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    Sanding beyond 120 will absolutely make the stain...

    Sanding beyond 120 will absolutely make the stain appear lighter, especially for a pigment stain. They work by depositing little pieces of pigment in irregularities in the surface. Dye stains work...
  4. Despite the clearly excellent conditions right...

    Despite the clearly excellent conditions right now, I think I'm going to stick with the stay near home program. Of course I could crash my MTB 1/2 mile from my house, but driving 45 mins to ski...
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    This is really interesting info: thanks for...

    This is really interesting info: thanks for starting the thread.

    I'm a general contractor doing small residential work. My employees are all staying home as of yesterday because our clients are...
  6. Denon and many other receivers will connect to...

    Denon and many other receivers will connect to your network (wifi or Ethernet) and will pull streams down directly, using their own DAC. You can also stream to them with Plex via your Nvidia Shield...
  7. I had two thoughts: a car ran into my house or...

    I had two thoughts: a car ran into my house or my subwoofer amp short circuited and turned them up to 11. The reality is better than either option. Epicenter looks like about 6 miles due East of my...
  8. I'm not much of an action shot taker, but things...

    I'm not much of an action shot taker, but things were very good today. I thought winter was over, but it was definitely mid-Feb conditions.320851

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  9. Wet sand is truly a special thing.320662 Sent...

    Wet sand is truly a special thing.320662

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  10. Down here in the Carson Valley the trails have...

    Down here in the Carson Valley the trails have been absolutely ALL TIME brown pow. Plus it's cold and cloudy so they're empty.
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    What you want is a general contractor. The whole...

    What you want is a general contractor. The whole point of licenses like mine is that I can hire subs for tile, electric, plumbing, glass, etc. You pay one guy (who marks it all up), and only deal...
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    I also mix in a little compost every year with a...

    I also mix in a little compost every year with a tilling fork. It's a great shoulder workout (we have 6x 4'x16'x18" raised beds, 3x 16' rows for potatoes in the ground (sandy, and amended with...
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    If you're just starting out, build some raised...

    If you're just starting out, build some raised beds and fill them with a good soil/compost blend from a local place. Buy it in bulk and it will be cheap. I use redwood that i pull of of decks (it...
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    We're looking at the seed catalogs but won't...

    We're looking at the seed catalogs but won't start anything for a while. It was 17F here 2 nights ago... The freezer is still stocked with tomatoes and okra from last year, and we dig purple potatoes...
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    My drywall guy always thinks I'm dumb for trying...

    My drywall guy always thinks I'm dumb for trying to save any. For an average sized bath, unless you're not touching an entire wall, pull it all down. It will be less expensive and give you a better...
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    This. The original one, which is only $63, works...

    This. The original one, which is only $63, works very well on knives. If you don't have the patience for a series of water stones, the Work Sharp is the way to go. The convex edge it leaves is both...
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    New Bike Day almost makes me ok with the...

    New Bike Day almost makes me ok with the cancellation of winter here near Tahoe.317982317983

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    Carson City HD, today.317959317960 Sent from...

    Carson City HD, today.317959317960

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    If you're sweating that much, perhaps your...

    If you're sweating that much, perhaps your overall outfit is too heavy.... Try wearing less, or wearing more breathable outer layers. I only wear a hard shell if it's absolutely nuking or extremely...
  21. I'm glad you posted this here instead: I don't...

    I'm glad you posted this here instead: I don't follow the sciency thread but if the overall quality there is anywhere close to as high as this post, I'll start. Wow.

    The YT suggested video that...
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    This is typically how I do things. I have an in...

    This is typically how I do things. I have an in house draftsperson who is way cheaper than an architect. I used to know an engineer who would just do a couple of small revisions and then stamp it,...
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    Lots of rigs here at Rogers Pass. They range from...

    Lots of rigs here at Rogers Pass. They range from the rental beside my 'Bago to a little trailer one guy has. There's a kid rocking a Grand Caravan, and several truck campers and short buses. Last...
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    Wow. We bailed from the Centre parking lot last...

    Wow. We bailed from the Centre parking lot last night as well. The drive down to Revy was harrowing in the 'ol Winnebago, and they closed the road from about 2000 until this afternoon. The rest stop...
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    Maybe not super relevant, but I've really been...

    Maybe not super relevant, but I've really been enjoying the VTA88 I picked up this year. The same basic ski in a 98 sounds amazing. I will note that they don't seem very durable, though. I got a very...
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    Haha. It's not too bad after I replaced the...

    Haha. It's not too bad after I replaced the shocks, but I drove a series of VW vans for many years so maybe my meter is calibrated differently. With the 6.2L diesel it can manage 65 on the freeway...
  27. Well, we stopped at Crater anyway, since staying...

    Well, we stopped at Crater anyway, since staying at one of the Sno Parks outside of the park made sense. The snow was pretty terrible but we got a little walk on skis in and almost caught a glimpse...
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    The Winningbago rides again. We're off for a few...

    The Winningbago rides again. We're off for a few weeks of chasing powder in the PNW/BC. Say hi if you see us.312014312015312016

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  29. Hi there Oregon mags. The GF & I are heading to...

    Hi there Oregon mags. The GF & I are heading to BC via Seattle from Tahoe for a little road trip in the RV.

    Where should we stop for a tour along the way? Bend is a comfortable day's drive, so...
  30. Man, we're having a rough week. I just got...

    Man, we're having a rough week.

    I just got back to the car after another day of skiing low angle trees and seeing nothing move (except lots of rollerballs on aspects that got a little sun). It was...
  31. Agreed. I toured all day yesterday without...

    Agreed. I toured all day yesterday without incident, but we stayed off of the obviously wind loaded rollovers above steep slopes leading into terrain traps. In my uneducated opinion, the issue there...
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    I think I'll stick with the

    I think I'll stick with the <$200 Chinese diesel Eberspacher clone, which doesn't use interior air for combustion and does a great job at drying things out. Why anyone would create a mini wood stove...
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    We just cancelled flights to Japan (it would have...

    We just cancelled flights to Japan (it would have been my 3rd trip), and instead will be going to BC for about 3 weeks starting around 20 Jan. Let's hope it keeps snowing.

    I'll be touring almost...
  34. Cuntnugget22 from Reddit. Instantly...

    Cuntnugget22 from Reddit. Instantly recognizable.

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    We just cancelled our trip. BC it shall be this...

    We just cancelled our trip. BC it shall be this year. We won't make the mistake of buying tickets before Jan again.

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    You could paint the entire floor with...

    You could paint the entire floor with Redguard/Aquadefense. Use 2 coats and tape the seams, and it will be acceptable for tiling. That will save you 1/4" of height vs Hardie, but will be expensive....
  37. I can't compete with Viva's recent offerings, but...

    I can't compete with Viva's recent offerings, but this guy is clearly #winning in my local Lowe's parking lot.

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    1/4 will be easy to rectify with the tile install...

    1/4 will be easy to rectify with the tile install by making your thinset a little thicker in the low spot. Self leveling compound isn't meant to go between layers of ply or under tile backer, and...
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    ^^^ Nice depiction. (But it should be noted that...

    ^^^ Nice depiction. (But it should be noted that Nozawa is on Honshu, nearly 1000km from Hokkaido.)

    I didn't mean to sound like such a downer. Rather, I wanted to cut through a little of the...
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    I did that with a Thule box and had good success....

    I did that with a Thule box and had good success. I just screwed 2x2s to the RV, and screwed the box to them.

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    I was there in 2016 and 2017. '16 was a good to...

    I was there in 2016 and 2017. '16 was a good to normal year, and '17 was bad, about like this year has started. Some places never really filled in, and we drove all over the island looking for...
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    Sure. It's just the separate solid plate style...

    Sure. It's just the separate solid plate style of heel adjuster, so you could mount the heel piece directly to the ski instead.

    However, add someone who has a set of race bindings on some skis,...
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    I'm not sure if the ESide BC thread is rolling...

    I'm not sure if the ESide BC thread is rolling this year yet, but FYI the pack is pretty thin. We skied above VA Lakes today and hit rocks up to 11k. The bottoms of the lines were so thin that we...
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    Please don't be that douchebag who runs non-DOT...

    Please don't be that douchebag who runs non-DOT LED headlights on the road. Off road, go to town, but they are a hazard for oncoming traffic and super annoying for people you're following.

    Sent...
  45. My lady.307568307569 Sent from my LG-US998...

    My lady.307568307569

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  46. We found excellent conditions as well, and then...

    We found excellent conditions as well, and then the wind came. In 2 hours it formed serious slabs and cornices, so be careful out there tomorrow.
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    I've made a bunch of recipes from this book, and...

    I've made a bunch of recipes from this book, and have settled on one with rice and lentils as a mainstay. It tastes like actual food, which is nice when I'm skiing or riding for hours every day. I...
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    I think the ATK R12 2.0 that is on my VTA88 is...

    I think the ATK R12 2.0 that is on my VTA88 is what started Gimpy on this quest, and the above photos are super helpful as a resource, so here are some of the R12. It is a beautiful piece of...
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    I've probably said this before, but no one needs...

    I've probably said this before, but no one needs to pay a guide to go up Yotei. It's the most obvious mountain in the region--follow the crowds. (Also, BD appears to be soliciting free skilled...
  50. Julbo Aero Segment Reactiv 0-3 photochromic sunglasses BNIB

    These are the new generation lenses that go from 0 to 3 tint. That's basically clear to nearly glacier-glass dark. One lens to rule them all!

    I'm selling because I realize that the other Julbo...
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