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  1. The newer longer radius version of the tracer is...

    The newer longer radius version of the tracer is intriguing. Longer radius and stiffer than the older version looks nice.
    These are going cheap since they are being replaced with the Locator series...
  2. Was the 2019 the slightly longer radius version?...

    Was the 2019 the slightly longer radius version? I've got the 2018 and it's super soft. Mount is -6.5 though so about as forward as these types of skis get. The other tracers in the line are like -10...
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    I think another thing is the support of the cuff....

    I think another thing is the support of the cuff. I've had F1LTs at 13? Degrees (most forward) and scorps without the spoiler. With the cuff fit I found both to be similar stiffness overall. The...
  4. Those moonlight skis look amazing. $1200 is a...

    Those moonlight skis look amazing. $1200 is a degree in dentistry away budget wise, but those are awesome shapes.
  5. Thanks for the thorough list. Yeah. I find...

    Thanks for the thorough list. Yeah. I find straighter sidecut and some long but low tail rocker makes for a much better time in weird variable. I rarely find true smooth, but firm/perfect corn where...
  6. Ah 178 is a bit long for a spring touring ski for...

    Ah 178 is a bit long for a spring touring ski for my 165cm scrawny self. Is the bl95 softer in the tips and tail then? That's very intriguing if so. Any other good options anyone is on in the...
  7. Anyone been on the blacklight 95? It's a good...

    Anyone been on the blacklight 95? It's a good weight and the straighter sidecut looks like it might help with some of the hookiness complaints from the fat shovel on the BL88. The weight is basically...
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    Brakes are 50grams ish. They aren't very robust....

    Brakes are 50grams ish. They aren't very robust. I canned mine but i don't like brakes. Mine came out to 345g with a decently heavy 30g shim. There is a brakeless spacer you can use if the opening...
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    I've a low use petzl glacier literide for $50+...

    I've a low use petzl glacier literide for $50+ ship for either of you
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    And stunt is right. The RT does get the...

    And stunt is right. The RT does get the adjustment screw vs the HR/Crest etc but I've not really ever seen a ton of value in that
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    I've found the Oazo for $100-200+ cheaper than...

    I've found the Oazo for $100-200+ cheaper than the HR usually. The Oazo can be had for $300 vs the HR definitely the gets ATK premium price though it is around $450 right now.
    The double race...
  12. Yeah XL voile strap tight then hook up the Strap...

    Yeah XL voile strap tight then hook up the Strap Off.
    I've had to drill out and re rivet buckles on boots to get snug on these chicken legs but this setup works well for me now. I'm buying a second...
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    Good call on the RT toe. I don't think the HR is...

    Good call on the RT toe. I don't think the HR is any stronger than the crests but I'm small so neither has felt like blowing up even hitting a couple icy groomers after touring. I just want a trofeo...
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    Haute route has a more refined toe. It's the toe...

    Haute route has a more refined toe. It's the toe from the RT series that shaves 20g off the crest. The haute is basically the RT with a plate adjustment vs spring loaded track.
  15. Yeah on skinny wet lines a really dislike...

    Yeah on skinny wet lines a really dislike Prussics. I use them when on thin lines on rock from time to time but having 2 PCPs or one and the newer tibloc is soooo much better than a prussic in most...
  16. It can be done on the nano by just thumbing the...

    It can be done on the nano by just thumbing the cam. It's what i do on the spoc anyways since it's difficult to pull the cord with one hand. Get whatever one is cheaper unless you want to be able to...
  17. Warm (moving fast or temps) -MH kor preshell....

    Warm (moving fast or temps) -MH kor preshell. It's like 3oz and keeps the wind chill off

    Moderate-OR ferrosi anorak. Stuff the skins into the kangaroo pocket. Less breathable than the MH but thick...
  18. Did you go same size in both? Xtds are basically...

    Did you go same size in both? Xtds are basically perfect but i did need a minor shell cook and a liner mold. Most insteps are too high and it's hard to lock down my heel in bad snow without crushing...
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    I thought there was something about possibly...

    I thought there was something about possibly changing/ditching the tongue? I broke two of them so a plastic change a la the skorpius or something along those lines would be nice.
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    Yeah, I've still not received my package from Feb...

    Yeah, I've still not received my package from Feb 12 but the customer service has been very responsive in trying to get DHL to shuffle along. I've had problems both personally and professionally with...
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    Other than the always active brake, does the...

    Other than the always active brake, does the front 12 really add much for the ~50g over the normal r12? I remember the old front brake raiders being a love hate thing
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    The "high" riser on these is basically the same...

    The "high" riser on these is basically the same as the race flap over the pins. Other than needing flat, i don't rotate. They are tough to spin, but less than any plums i use so maybe i just don't...
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    Crests with the spacer will be fine. I had some...

    Crests with the spacer will be fine. I had some on a 108 for 50 ish days as well. No spacer on those but I'm 135lbs so ymmv. I have the spacer with some Oazo and it definitely makes it feel more...
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    Quicker adjustments for me, some elasticity for...

    Quicker adjustments for me, some elasticity for the progressive feel light boots seem to lack, have some straps when your buddy's skin fail again

    I tuck into the pant cuff and there's no flopping...
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    The voile strap top strap is key. A longer...

    The voile strap top strap is key.
    A longer throw lever would be ideal but i think there is a patent issue? This is as good of a work around I've encountered.

    With the f1lt around I'd like to see...
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    I think the new carbon ones no longer have this...

    I think the new carbon ones no longer have this but doesn't it have a pin width adjustment? I haven't swapped boots with mine in almost 4 years or whatever but i thought i remembered having slop...
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    Yeah thanks for the work with these. Still using...

    Yeah thanks for the work with these. Still using the gen 2 on my f1lt and occasionally old pair of f1s. Much recommended. These and a modded lean lock chip made the f1s go from very meh to awesome.
  28. Friend in yurp local shop closing up for the...

    Friend in yurp local shop closing up for the season. Could probably facilitate if you're also interested
  29. Thoughts on kreuzspitze bindings? The are some...

    Thoughts on kreuzspitze bindings? The are some crazy deals on the RS and EL right now
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    Are you making sure to push them into the pins...

    Are you making sure to push them into the pins rather than just flipping and forgetting? They will sort of nest in there. With the one riser pushed down, the magnet holds the other well enough for...
  31. Blaze 106. I'll keep beating that drum. Not truly...

    Blaze 106. I'll keep beating that drum. Not truly full rocker but the camber under foot is a mm if that. It's full rocker feeling to me.
  32. The 80 seemed to have less rocker and more camber...

    The 80 seemed to have less rocker and more camber than the 85 from my quick look. Probably a little better for a groomer zoomer, a little worse for wild snow that isn't perfect corn.

    I think it's...
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    I too ordered some bindings on the 12th and am...

    I too ordered some bindings on the 12th and am still waiting for it. Must have been a rough day
  34. Depending on how much weight you'll drag up/your...

    Depending on how much weight you'll drag up/your preferred ski style I'd check out the blaze 106 or the vision 108. Both are way more stable than they should be. There's a pair of 179 blaze in SLC...
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    I'm measuring 6.4 with the plate on mine top...

    I'm measuring 6.4 with the plate on mine top sheet to bottom of pins, no boot, in ski mode. I'd trust the 6.5
    I ski the crest with a 4.7 shim and they feel practically the same
  36. Yeah purline is really rigid but slick. It's a...

    Yeah purline is really rigid but slick. It's a feature
  37. These pull cords are intentional super stiff to...

    These pull cords are intentional super stiff to avoid stuck ropes when pulling. I've a 45m pur line that i pair with a 40m single and that thing can't be laid flat. It'll stay, uh, erect, for more...
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    RT also gets the variable hardness whatever yeah?...

    RT also gets the variable hardness whatever yeah? The adjustable clamping for skin mode to deal with wearing toe sockets. Not sure it gets the nicer magnetic heel flippies like the HR10 or the raider...
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    Yeah like Ben, I've been on Crests for 2 years...

    Yeah like Ben, I've been on Crests for 2 years and never used the brakes which are a little fiddly. The filler piece is really cosmetic. Use it if you have it but otherwise, meh
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    Definitely a sleeper ski. I'm on the 172 94...

    Definitely a sleeper ski. I'm on the 172 94 (mounted +2) with some 200g binders at 5'5 130 and it skis a little long in the good way. Stable on edge but pivots like a near full reverse camber. I'm...
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    Nothing to add for getting the word out, but a 4...

    Nothing to add for getting the word out, but a 4 peak traverse today meant several change overs and these definitely sped the process up. It's now a quick 2 second affair to go from ski to walk and...
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    Can confirm. Anodize these and they are every bit...

    Can confirm. Anodize these and they are every bit OEM quality. Sell this idea to scarpa asap. If they had a spring loaded buckle to minimize the flapping a bit it would be absolutely perfect. Still...
  43. I hope to see them continue on for sure. Only...

    I hope to see them continue on for sure. Only comments I have from a few days on the 169 vital (5'5 120lb tiny man here) are
    One more size lower. The gf wants to try this thing out but at 5' nada...
  44. Super nice write up on a super nice ski

    Super nice write up on a super nice ski
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    Definitely get a review on the ripstick 96. The...

    Definitely get a review on the ripstick 96. The ripstick was the touring ski I thought I wanted (all my inbounds skis are 5-6cm from center) but Shorty's comments about the -10 ish mount not...
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    I also have trofeos and crests (run breakless,...

    I also have trofeos and crests (run breakless, bought before the Release 10 was a thing). I only notice the crest as skiing better in two cases. When in funky dense snow that is constantly cambering...
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    What're thoughts re: sizing for touring on the...

    What're thoughts re: sizing for touring on the 96? It looks like they are coming in a bit shorter than listed. I'm wondering if I can get away with downsizing since these things seem to rip around...
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    Agreed. I'm not so worried about using the lowest...

    Agreed. I'm not so worried about using the lowest setting as I am the lowest setting being higher than the indictor says. I could get away with an 8 especially steep skiing but when I had my crests...
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    It would be nice to see a lower RV raider get the...

    It would be nice to see a lower RV raider get the shim+spacer in a package. With all the combos of toes and heels ATK has you'd think they could find a market for it. The FR14 is tempting right now...
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    T-P in yurp has them at that price

    T-P in yurp has them at that price
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