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    Well, both, duh! :) IMO, Simplifying your...

    Well, both, duh! :)

    IMO, Simplifying your life, means having either ski to ski on, depending on what conditions want.
    ...
    and sometimes, it's not as obvious as you might think.
    For example. My...
  2. So, I've been watching for a pair of these for a...

    So, I've been watching for a pair of these for a while. Finally snagged a pair pretty cheap, used. 18/19 model. But the reviews are right about a pretty minimal liner. I could probably make it work,...
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    Yeah - I'm serious. At minimum I'll mount them on...

    Yeah - I'm serious. At minimum I'll mount them on a board and check the torque values for release and see if they match the expected values.

    We'll see after that.
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    @skiing-in-jackson If you're serious, I'll...

    @skiing-in-jackson
    If you're serious, I'll certainly take you up on the offer.
    [I'm curious, did you test the binding for proper release values - i.e. in newton-meters/torque.]
    PM'd as well.
    ...
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    @Lucknau The mountain shop was pretty good for...

    @Lucknau
    The mountain shop was pretty good for me the last time I needed a few.
    Slidewright 2nd.
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    Shredditor 112 179cm w/ Z12 demos, IIRC. $350 ...

    Shredditor 112 179cm w/ Z12 demos, IIRC.
    $350

    [+1 to the Volkl Ones. If you like more stable, the V1. More playful, the Shredditor. I've got and skied both.]
  7. No, the orig is an Attack demo. Some offers on...

    No, the orig is an Attack demo.
    Some offers on the Wardens - which is great.
    Still, I'd prefer the Attack2's.
    Anyone holding?
  8. I'm going to bump this - I still need some...

    I'm going to bump this - I still need some bindings. Probably a couple of pairs. [Perhaps three.]
    I'm going to reverse my choices now though.
    *** Prefer the Attack2 AT DEMO [I'm going to swap out...
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    STP used to have discount codes that were good...

    STP used to have discount codes that were good for 3-4 days+. Now, most I see expire within 24 hours.
    But I'll have another one in my email tomorrow or the day after, so it's not a huge issue. :)
    ...
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    I'd be interested if one of the 100+ brakes comes...

    I'd be interested if one of the 100+ brakes comes free.

    ---
    As an aside;
    I have these on a pair of my daughters skis - they work well. She has the "Carbon" version.
    The only downside, that I...
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    I think my point - given your initial post - is...

    I think my point - given your initial post - is your "confusion" over how much better the old switch was. The old was, as I noted, stiff and certainly not brain-dead simple. It worked fine, but it...
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    Yeah, perhaps - though I'm not that unimpressed...

    Yeah, perhaps - though I'm not that unimpressed with it.
    The "old" yellow ones were too stiff and the lock cracked so it [the lock] wasn't functional any more. At least three of us have recently had...
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    @MS - yeah - I'd already started that when you...

    @MS - yeah - I'd already started that when you replied...

    BD was really excellent - they've replaced the beacon. It does sound like they're aware of an issue - though I have no idea if this is...
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    Oh, and yes, mine was pretty stiff sliding from...

    Oh, and yes, mine was pretty stiff sliding from "Off" to "Send" to "Search" from the start.
    Not wicked hard, but stiff enough that I often wondered if I'd pressed the latch button hard enough to...
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    Interesting. Mine is just the same. 293813 ...

    Interesting. Mine is just the same.

    293813

    I'm 99% sure the switch/latch was fine when I took the batteries out in May, but was looking at it just this week and mine is nearly identical. I...
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    Dude, it's kind of like I posted a "how-to" to...

    Dude, it's kind of like I posted a "how-to" to change the head-gasket on a Subaru.
    Then you post; "Ya know, this how-to doesn't work for my Buick. People should be warned!"
    And you attach a...
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    Sigh. @SoooL Look at that template picture....

    Sigh.
    @SoooL
    Look at that template picture.
    Now compare to the template posted at the top of this thread.

    Not. the. same. template.
    As noted in the post you just posted after - this is for a...
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    Since I'm the OP - I'm going to pipe in a bit....

    Since I'm the OP - I'm going to pipe in a bit.
    1) "... I assembled the templates for the correct BSL's..." I'm not sure how that's possible for a demo binding. There's simply a single line ["Boot...
  19. If you have any concern regarding your own...

    If you have any concern regarding your own network security, do not use the Netgear hardware at all. :)
    In case you're in doubt - this should explain things a bit:...
  20. The TLDR; version is: Wired will always be...

    The TLDR; version is:
    Wired will always be faster/more-reliable with less latency than wireless. [That doesn't mean that wireless can't be reliable, it can. But there are a myriad of ways wireless...
  21. You know - that "sandwich" thing - well I get why...

    You know - that "sandwich" thing - well I get why it's considered funny. But really, it isn't funny. Just like racist jokes - you know, perhaps referencing watermelon and chicken - well they're not...
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    25% off keycode AF96JX735. Expires at 11:59pm...

    25% off
    keycode AF96JX735.

    Expires at 11:59pm (MT) Saturday, June 1, 2019.
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    If you have questions, please call 1-800-713-4534...

    If you have questions, please call 1-800-713-4534 and please mention keycode AK68XH982.

    *Free standard shipping when you meet the minimum order amount indicated, before taxes and shipping charges....
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    +1 - lenses can be hit and miss. Had a couple of...

    +1 - lenses can be hit and miss. Had a couple of clear lenses [this last go-round] that had serious optical distortion close to the center cone of vision - but they replaced them. I've also had a...
  25. WTB: Attack, Attack2, Soly Warden MNC *DEMO* bindings.

    So, looking for some bindings.
    In order of preference. [But cheap usually wins.]
    I am looking for Demo bindings only.
    I only need a single pair, but might consider more than one, if the price is...
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    Count me clueless, perhaps - but are cats really...

    Count me clueless, perhaps - but are cats really $1300-1700?
    I mean the cat I last put on my Corolla is $200, and that included the install! [Yeah, they only last about 2-3 years - being that the...
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    @DGamms You bastard. I'll be 52 before the...

    @DGamms

    You bastard. I'll be 52 before the next ski season rolls around, and now you've made me really consider trying to get a 360 - my first ever - this next year.

    I'm sure I'm not the oldest...
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    You get the gold star for not being very self...

    You get the gold star for not being very self aware.
    Low flow showerheads and toilets?
    Ah, can I "remind" you about social cost?

    While I don't agree with all the things government does to help...
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    Paying the public health bill when someone turns...

    Paying the public health bill when someone turns up with AIDS, Hep-C and a lot of other diseases is _REALLY_ expensive. It's a damn sight cheaper to pay for clean needles. Even if the "save" rate is...
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    Sticky: I did the template for the Demo binding, and...

    I did the template for the Demo binding, and while this probably doesn't actually answer your question, I thought I'd note that on the demo version, the Attack 13 and the Attack2 13 [MNC] both share...
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    I'll avoid spas like the plague and ski like a...

    I'll avoid spas like the plague and ski like a bat out'a hell then.
    Whew - that makes me feel all better now. :)
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    Do you think the wizened sage forgot about me,...

    Do you think the wizened sage forgot about me, 'cause I'm pretty sure I'm breaking a lot of rules and could probably use some tips!?
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    Dude! Wow, I knew it had to be ugly, but - guess...

    Dude! Wow, I knew it had to be ugly, but - guess you're from the "Go big or go home." school of thought. :)
    All I can offer is that I'm really sorry for your misfortune, and that I'm super glad you...
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    @OG - I've looked through your posting history,...

    @OG - I've looked through your posting history, but can't find any "trip-report" on your misfortune!?! Sorry dude! But the rubber-necker in me wants to know what happened! You're killing us! [Ok,...
  35. Hands down. OG [13 or 14] Cochise OG [Also 14]...

    Hands down.
    OG [13 or 14] Cochise
    OG [Also 14] Bodacious.
    Mount them with some bindings - I'm not so particular as to what. (Avoid old Griffons though - those things suck in deep pow, and I...
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    Personally, I think a box is over rated. Probably...

    Personally, I think a box is over rated. Probably 50%+ of the brakes get mashed through the side of the box. [And yeah, I know that doesn't apply to a snowboard, but still think a "box" is not that...
  37. Thread: Roof Top Box

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    I'll toss this in here... My thule box that's a...

    I'll toss this in here...
    My thule box that's a couple of decades old - it had a shiny hard coating on it. UV and regular knocks of life cracked it and it was flaking bad.

    I thought about...
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    Milestogo... Well, you need to...

    Milestogo...

    Well, <old man mode> you need to sit that boy down and give him the talk. Does he want to ski, or be a poser!?! Ok, I better step off that box, before I start yelling at punks to stay...
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    Quick reply - I've been so busy, I've not had...

    Quick reply -

    I've been so busy, I've not had time to update this.
    I have a new template, and I'll try to put it up ASAP.

    However, after doing a new mount, both on 2x4 and skis - I think...
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    Yeah, those are the toe rails/tracks. Thanks...

    Yeah, those are the toe rails/tracks.

    Thanks for looking!

    So, anyone else holding a binding or a single ski with half a pair of Griffons they're willing to part with? Or at least the heel track...
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    And it looks like I should probably get a heel...

    And it looks like I should probably get a heel piece too. It's cracked in the center - over the forward-pressure adjust. I suppose I might try epoxy - but that seems sketch. [It's possible it will...
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    WTB: Griffon Demo heel track

    So, I've turned up with a Griffon Demo [old version, not the grip-walk/ID one] where the heel rail/track is cracked.

    Does anyone have one I could snag, especially cheap-ish?
    I don't love the...
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    I stand amazed at that level of effort. Just...

    I stand amazed at that level of effort. Just reading it made my head want to explode.
    I salute you sir.
    But your 15000 lb electric wench - I need details. Pics would be better. [I think...but now...
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    Century Link vs Comcast vs Spectrum et al. I...

    Century Link vs Comcast vs Spectrum et al.

    I dunno, I do IT work for a living - and I think I actually prefer CL now as compared to Comcast.
    [Though to be fair, it's kind of like being axe...
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    I was going to do this via email, but thought it...

    I was going to do this via email, but thought it might be good to do it here. I'll email you a notice, in case you're not sub'd to the thread. [Sorry for getting your email addy, and doing a bait and...
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    TYROLIA ATTACK2 13 DEMO PAPER TEMPLATE

    Just a place-holder thread for the paper template. [Hopefully this thread gets a hit on a google search, so the searcher can find the appropriate template.]

    The original Attack 13 demo template...
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    So, I have an attack2 demo in hand, and all...

    So, I have an attack2 demo in hand, and all measurements certainly seem to show that this template is unchanged for the Attack2 13 *demo* [I have no idea about the non-demo layout.]

    When I get a...
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    Yup, that's exactly how I "un-bent" my Bonafides....

    Yup, that's exactly how I "un-bent" my Bonafides.
    And it took heat to get the last 50% "un-bend" and to get things to hold.
    ...
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    I did a template for the demo version - there's a...

    I did a template for the demo version - there's a thread for it. All the measurements are on there. If you grab the non-demo Warden template {I believe it's also here], you could compare the two....
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    BUMP for nice bindings ...and to note, that...

    BUMP for nice bindings

    ...and to note, that $150+ship is more than I'm generally willing to pay. [But I'm cheap, what's new.]
    I'd consider these a good deal at something like $100-125 + shipping....
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