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    Get the liner stretched/lengthened. Stretch out...

    Get the liner stretched/lengthened. Stretch out the material in the toe with a rounded 3/4in - 1in dowel. If this isn’t enough heat up the sole of the liner until you can peel the vinyl covering...
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    Bo a quarterback for Auburn University ...

    Bo a quarterback for Auburn University

    Bodacious is a ski made by Blizzard, originally influenced and developed with Arnie Backstrom. It’s still made in very small quantities for a particular...
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    I dunnit

    I dunnit
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    At the risk of exciting SJG, Oklahoma’s option...

    At the risk of exciting SJG, Oklahoma’s option offense will confuse LSUs defense (which is likely the weakest unit in the top three teams). Ohio State and Clemson would both likely stomp OK into the...
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    I’d prefer durability, reliability, energy...

    I’d prefer durability, reliability, energy transmission, weight and cost to be design priorities over mount pattern.

    “Hey man, tell me about these two cross over bindings”

    “Well this one is...
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    I sincerely hope not. In the large picture no one...

    I sincerely hope not. In the large picture no one cares about mount pattern similarity. Just a couple dozen of you nuts on here. Really would just place an unnecessary constraint on binding design....
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    SJG has no understanding of college football....

    SJG has no understanding of college football. Even after Gundy called em out he still probably thinks Oklahoma runs a spread offense not a run heavy smash it down your throat offense.
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    Peterson to resign from UW following bowl game....

    Peterson to resign from UW following bowl game. Jimmy Lake to be new HC Recruiting all over the place.
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    As ‘Relevant internship in your field leading to...

    As ‘Relevant internship in your field leading to post graduation job placement’ seems to be a non factor I’d say something where you’re gonna make money and have some unique broadening experience. So...
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    Paradise to Muir delivered a delectable shitshow...

    Paradise to Muir delivered a delectable shitshow of terrible snow and folks #optingoutside. Managed to not get taken out by the falling tourons tumbling down from Pan Point. Great weather and views...
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    It amazes me that people think UGA chance at...

    It amazes me that people think UGA chance at beating LSU. Lol. Taking LSU at -3.5 all day long. I’d say that’s a TD game at least.

    Also taking Utah at -3 over Oregon even @115. Folks overvaluing...
  12. Agreed. In that case, bindings and BSL on...

    Agreed.


    In that case, bindings and BSL on the legends?
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    I’m continually amazed in a sport where folks...

    I’m continually amazed in a sport where folks regularly spend $5-10k a season folks have an issue with spending $300 to no longer have cold feet.

    Lenze and Therm-ic (and likely hot-tronic) make...
  14. Not sure what your hoping for. The skis you got...

    Not sure what your hoping for. The skis you got are good. Those two are pretty awesome. 2FUNKY’s PM is about separating your Legends from you. There will likely be one about your Volkls shortly.
    ...
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    What’s the conversion between a Vinch and a...

    What’s the conversion between a Vinch and a Alinch (Altera Inch)? The race for flat terrain by Black Friday is highly amusing. Any idea on uphill policy past the low level lifts?
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    Some mountain near Sandpoint. Tell your friends.

    Some mountain near Sandpoint. Tell your friends.
  17. Ok, Boomer is short hand for no longer having the...

    Ok, Boomer is short hand for no longer having the patience to repetitively explain the most simple concepts, facts, and realities of the modern world to an aging population of complete idiots....
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    Get large framed goggles (Oakley Canopy has been...

    Get large framed goggles (Oakley Canopy has been the best for me).
    For whatever reason I think the ‘frameless’ goggles tend to fog more often. Getting a larger frame with spherical lenses adds more...
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    Tech fittings were non standard (a radical toe...

    Tech fittings were non standard (a radical toe wouldn’t fully close on a spectre) and Sportiva wouldn’t acknowledge a. Issue even when sent multiple photos of multiple boots in multiple bindings all...
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    The PAC-12 done fucked up. Not by having Oregon...

    The PAC-12 done fucked up. Not by having Oregon go to ASU and loose; but by hiding the most entertaining game of the day from everyone on PAC-12 Networks.
    WSU coming back in the last few minutes to...
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    Vail bought stevens' pass one of them too this...

    Vail bought stevens' pass one of them too this year:
    stevenspass.com/the-mountain/mountain-conditions/mountain-cams.aspx
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    Ohio State might want to hold on to the...

    Ohio State might want to hold on to the football....
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    If you can get extra heel tracks, toe button and...

    If you can get extra heel tracks, toe button and the little black piece you could insert Shifts with two screws per ski

    Norseman also pointed out how much stress is put on the forward toe button,...
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    Footbeds aren’t a one size fits all or even a one...

    Footbeds aren’t a one size fits all or even a one approach fits all.

    What works for a ski boot (ridge outsole and mid sole relatively light loading) might not work well for a hiking/hunting boot...
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    I have both and disagree. Freetour has a smoother...

    I have both and disagree. Freetour has a smoother flex and works better for me.

    For bigger skis and resort bumps I’d rather have the smoothness of the Freetour. For the weight and ROM the ZeroG...
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    Good feedback. Not having ever really skied in CO...

    Good feedback. Not having ever really skied in CO or much in the Rockies I hadn’t really considered a ton of benefit to a 90-100 alpine ski.

    Goal was to get me to think outside of the...
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    I’m trying to stay somewhat positive in here

    I’m trying to stay somewhat positive in here
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    Anything can happen when you have two big dumb...

    Anything can happen when you have two big dumb football dinosaurs like Kirby Smart and Muschamp (or Cristobal...) calling plays. As long as Coach O keeps his fingers out of the play book UGA don’t...
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    Decent shot if UGA wins, but that ain’t gonna...

    Decent shot if UGA wins, but that ain’t gonna happen. After watching UGA at Auburn (great experience BTW, highly recommend) and really seeing the ugly brutal and stupid nature of Georgia’s offense......
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    Weekend Options by preference 1. Hike for some...

    Weekend Options by preference
    1. Hike for some turns
    2. Veg out and watch football
    3. Whore out on American Consumerism
    4. Drive two hours to have a chance to win an Ikon hat in a Gondola and...
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    Scenic Gondola rides to 6800ft November 28th...

    Scenic Gondola rides to 6800ft November 28th might be the most depressing thing yet.
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    Two ski winter travel quiver in 2019

    Goal: find two pairs for traveling around the western US and Canada with a mix of touring and resort skiing. This year I’ll have two windows to ski in 20DEC-5JAN (I know gross) and 1FEB-14FEB but a...
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    The infared boots are pretty thin in the marked...

    The infared boots are pretty thin in the marked ‘zones.’ I wouldn’t grind them. In general the modern Nordic’s boots take less heat to move, and stay there, than older boots.

    The required plastic...
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    Any rocker profile shots of the new skis?

    Any rocker profile shots of the new skis?
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    We will see how they do against that finish. If...

    We will see how they do against that finish. If they win out they will go to the play off. Fun game this weekend will have something to say about dat.




    USC: #26 in SP+
    K State: #37
    S....
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    What unique materials has DPS used?

    What unique materials has DPS used?
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    Some of us are waiting for real reviews not ad...

    Some of us are waiting for real reviews not ad dollar inspired reviews.

    Personally, not having had a chance to ski them (too much snow kept them from the demo) I’d have a tough time justifying...
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    Plenty of folks buying a turn with some wailer...

    Plenty of folks buying a turn with some wailer 112s.

    Koala is pretty rad though. Red 190 Hybrid Lotus 120s were DPS’s peak.
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    Can I get a prime delivery of some Pow?

    Can I get a prime delivery of some Pow?
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    First season here?

    First season here?
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    Cool. Forced removal of a self absorbed...

    Cool. Forced removal of a self absorbed overinflated ego might help DPS actually grow as a company now that they can get past Chapter 1: How Stephen Drake Rejuvenates the Powder Experience.


    I’d...
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    The ZeroG Tour series did not change YoY. Last...

    The ZeroG Tour series did not change YoY. Last season’s boot is the same as this season’s.
    There was a decent change in fit from the 17/18 ZeroG Guide, to the 18/19-19/20 ZeroG Tour.
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    GA lost to South Carolina and stayed up. Brand...

    GA lost to South Carolina and stayed up. Brand name is a brand name. Both are still up there in SP+. Pretty sure Alabama, Penn State and UGA all have higher advanced states. If we’re going off...
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    dude is eating a breakfast sandwich on a BART...

    dude is eating a breakfast sandwich on a BART station. Police call for back up, handcuff and detain then cite him. Take one guess what the color of his skin was.

    Boss: why were you late for work....
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    always awesome to roll around a corner and see...

    always awesome to roll around a corner and see the entire landscape cunted up because everyone thought they could make a better skin track.
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    Think about what you just said, then haze...

    Think about what you just said, then haze yourself.
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    gotta beat the shit out of Penn State first, then...

    gotta beat the shit out of Penn State first, then a big ten championship game, then a playoff semifinal. Five (really 4.1) games to go before you can play LSU in the championship. I've been wanting...
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    fixed it for you. you forgot about Baylor....

    fixed it for you.



    you forgot about Baylor. They will bump Florida out of the top 10.
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    I’ve gotten lots of use out of 5’ short bed...

    I’ve gotten lots of use out of 5’ short bed Tacomas and Ford Rangers. Maybe not practical for many but a very capable platform for moving four people, a bunch of awkward and often dirty/muddy heavy...
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    The cool thing about ISO 5355 is it’s pretty...

    The cool thing about ISO 5355 is it’s pretty specific which is what has allowed all alpine boots to work with all alpine bindings without adjustment for the entire time I’ve been alive.
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