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  1. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Freeride World Tour - 2020

    I watched it with the captions on by accident.. I was going to turn the captions off but then I noticed they were using some speech-to-text software that didnít speak Kiwi and was getting most words...
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    First world problem indeed. I would avoid...

    First world problem indeed. I would avoid switching midday.

    My 196 Protests have such a large sweet spot, I can drive or surf.. really. They do quite will in chop and leftovers.

    My current...
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    Looks like judges are really penalizing slight...

    Looks like judges are really penalizing slight bobbles... Bilousí and Pollardís lines were faster, bigger, more entertaining than Tabkeís, he was just incredibly smooth and clean. Happy Tabke got the...
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    Breathing in silica is not good Sent from my...

    Breathing in silica is not good


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    Heads up to those who use TV antennas... I...

    Heads up to those who use TV antennas... I noticed I lost a few channels, I reran ďfind channelsĒ thru my TV menu, and boom all my channels back.

    Pretty amazing I can get 40+ HD channels including...
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    I like a FWT Fantasy draft idea. Anyone know...

    I like a FWT Fantasy draft idea.


    Anyone know anything about this years rookies? Iíve never heard of anyone of them. FWT website doesnít have a ton of info on them. Anyone worth paying attention...
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    Crystal Mountain Becomes Alterra

    I support a cop at the Blvd doing chain control.

    As much as chain control sucks.... Look at i80 (donner pass) vs i70 (summit co).

    Outside of straight up road closures - a slowdown on I80 is...
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    Crystal Mountain Becomes Alterra

    Took me 4 hours to get to Crystal today. Left my house in W. Seattle at 6:20, rolled into the lot at 10:20.

    Last weekend it was a 6:50Ė>10:30 drive.

    Weird thing is; I skied knee deep pow, never...
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    Meat grinder / sausage stuffer combo kit is great...

    Meat grinder / sausage stuffer combo kit is great to get started in the cased meat game but you will want a dedicated grinder and stuffer later.

    Old school Hand crank pasta maker is just as good...
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    You should be able to find a season-old /...

    You should be able to find a season-old / clearance goretex jacket for around $200 online, at an outlet, or in an REI clearance rack. I got an Mtn Hardware lightweight goretex active anorak for like...
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    Iíve never skied mtn s/labs but I think the...

    Iíve never skied mtn s/labs but I think the stated flex is 120. Id bet a three piece boot with the stiffest tongue will be a little more powerful, and an overlap 130 boot will be even more powerful....
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    I'm a similar size and ski style. I have had good...

    I'm a similar size and ski style. I have had good luck with the OG 193 Cochise and now the 192 Legend Pro. My Powder skis are 196 Praxis Protest and 192 GPOs, both heavy stock builds. I ride a 187...
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    Itís got to be advantageous for a GC to take on...

    Itís got to be advantageous for a GC to take on such a small job. Heís got a mortgage just like you.


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    Katana 108 sounds like my jam. Sent from my...

    Katana 108 sounds like my jam.


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  16. On my SLXís this happens 2-3 times a ride. It can...

    On my SLXís this happens 2-3 times a ride. It can be super scary.



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    Not a fan. The sharky-whoopdy entrance to the...

    Not a fan. The sharky-whoopdy entrance to the traverse was a nice gatekeeping feature.


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    PSA: You drive like an asshole!!

    That has more to do with the traffic from the largest port and biggest swath of ag land in the US than it does with CalTrans. Granite and Ghilotti Broís replace miles of that road every summer with...
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    Soo..... fuck yourself? Sent from my iPhone...

    Soo..... fuck yourself?


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  20. Subscribed. Iíve had bad luck on both sram and...

    Subscribed.

    Iíve had bad luck on both sram and shimano brakes the last few years. Iím likely going TRP on the next build in lieu of the more expensive options...


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    Bust out a big enough chuck of drywall for your...

    Bust out a big enough chuck of drywall for your mount but save the furring strips. Cut plywood to side and screw to furring strips. Mount TV


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    I couldnít figure out what the fuck was going on....

    I couldnít figure out what the fuck was going on. Sitting still on 410 for an hour. A lot of Cars around me turning around. Two cars off the side of the road. Three cars in the middle of the road...
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    I love my new BD Mission jacket except for one...

    I love my new BD Mission jacket except for one thing... My phone freezes and dies in the chest pocket. My previous Trew jacket check pocket was mesh backed so my body heat kept my phone warm.

    Iím...
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    There is nothing wrong with skis being stored on...

    There is nothing wrong with skis being stored on their tails. If a ski is so fragile it canít hold up to its own weight on its tail, the ski is the issue, not the storage method.


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    It does make you wonder why names of successful...

    It does make you wonder why names of successful products arenít carried forward. Iíve heard product managers from outdoor companies discuss the challenges with finding unique names for products and...
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    Does anyone run TRP GSpecs? Sent from my...

    Does anyone run TRP GSpecs?


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    Remove the brake. Itís fine Sent from my...

    Remove the brake. Itís fine


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  28. An intuition should be uncomfortably tight prior...

    An intuition should be uncomfortably tight prior to backing. In the process of baking the liner softens allowing it to compress to form into shape around your foot.


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    Hoppiní John Stewed cabbage Roast Pork Butt ...

    Hoppiní John
    Stewed cabbage
    Roast Pork Butt


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    It has a pintail shape (like previous mantras)...

    It has a pintail shape (like previous mantras) with a 140mm tip. That tip is as wide or wider than most 108mm skis... A 108mm mantra would have a massive tip...


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    A Wall of White - about the 1982 alpine meadows...

    A Wall of White - about the 1982 alpine meadows avalanche.


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  32. Thread: Danner Boots

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    Whites are overkill for 99.9999% of the...

    Whites are overkill for 99.9999% of the population. You wonít wear them enough to even break them in. I wear boots 50 hours a week and I would never think of buying Whites



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  33. Thread: Danner Boots

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    Danner Boots

    My use case: I am a superintendent for commercial construction projects. I walk 10 miles / 20,000 steps most days at work. Often in mud and wet. Often on rebar and metal deck. A lot of hard concrete...
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    Bump. I can finally see the light at the end of...

    Bump. I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

    - week 1 - head cold. Miss one day of work to try to bump it.
    - week 2 - chest cold, sinus headache, constant cough, nausea, canít eat....
  35. I have the cheaper audio technica LP60. I have it...

    I have the cheaper audio technica LP60. I have it plugged into a mini amp and a pair of Polk S15 bookshelfís. Probably under $400 for the whole system. A nicer fit and finish on the record player...
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    They all suck. Find something cheap and in good...

    They all suck. Find something cheap and in good condition.


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    I turned it off. Doesnít quite get into the ďso...

    I turned it off. Doesnít quite get into the ďso bad itís goodĒ game. Itís just really bad...


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    This is the perfect use/case for frame bindings. ...

    This is the perfect use/case for frame bindings.


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    Monoprice.com has good cheap mounts Sent...

    Monoprice.com has good cheap mounts


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    Do You Refrigerate Your Red Wine?

    A high end full size wine fridge is $2k. You can get a nice under counter one for $500. The under counter ones are nice for white wine drinkers. The full size fridge is overkill for all but the...
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    Just a reminder to all about 3M 5200 Marine Glue....

    Just a reminder to all about 3M 5200 Marine Glue.

    Itís the shit for virgin holes.

    All you guys having to use soldering irons and impacts to get screws out because you used some crazy epoxy......
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    Thanks. Now trying to find a decent used pair....

    Thanks. Now trying to find a decent used pair. $1G for a pair of skis is steeeeeeeep


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    FYI- You can drive a 49cc moped with a DUI... you...

    FYI- You can drive a 49cc moped with a DUI... you will get a better parking spot too...

    If you can make it to Auburn or MV, myself (and probably others) can easily snag you. I like to go early,...
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    Bump. Any larger guys on BMT 109s? Looking at...

    Bump. Any larger guys on BMT 109s?

    Looking at it as a touring 1 ski quiver. Iím 6í2Ē - 205lbs. The 186 would be the shortest ski I have been on since HS.


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    Theoretically, if by ďrefurbishedĒ they mean that...

    Theoretically, if by ďrefurbishedĒ they mean that they replace the battery and pads; calibrate and test it. How would that be different than when the FD brings theirs in for service or repair?

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    ISO Cheap Skis in Seattle for a big guy

    I have 2017 moment deathwish tours 106. 187s. They are going on gearswap soon. Mounted for dynafits at somewhere around 315mm. Send me a PM if your interested.

    Located in West Seattle.

    Sent...
  47. Thread: Eddie Bauer?

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    Eddie Bauer?

    Iím built like an orangutan... Their LT size is my jam.


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    The carpet cleaners you can buy at walmart or...

    The carpet cleaners you can buy at walmart or rent at lowes work OK.

    You can rent a professional level carpet extractor from United Rents, Sunbelt, etc... They are easy to use and work a lot...
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    I have a full calphalon set. The non-stick pans...

    I have a full calphalon set. The non-stick pans are garbage. The coating is way more fragile than cheaper pans I had in the past. The stainless pots and pans that came in the set are great. I like my...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Typically the corners of any foundation are tied together with reinforcing; 90s at lap splice length, for lateral load (seismic, wind, etc..)

    Itís probably fine to cut the hole.

    An SE would...
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