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    These are ready for your rock skis! Price police...

    These are ready for your rock skis! Price police if necessary, if you offer an integer monetary amount I'll probably accept it.
  2. Interested in the Vert brakes and Lupo straps....

    Interested in the Vert brakes and Lupo straps. I’m in Leavenworth today and tmrw AM and driving back east tmrw midday to Spokane area. I’ll PM you my cell we can try to figure it out?


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    Marker Barons Small $40 obo

    These have been hanging around the garage too long.
    -Small Barons, NON-EPF.
    -I would rate the condition as "OK/Good." As far as I know they are fully functional but I don't think they ever got...
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    Certainly snow getting loaded on top depends on...

    Certainly snow getting loaded on top depends on the top sheet material and if it has ridges or texture.
    However I've had great luck just using normal car wax for the ski tops to prevent snow...
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    Extremely solid deal. Makes me miss my old...

    Extremely solid deal. Makes me miss my old Montana base grinder.
  6. Not your exact jam but there is a ST-10 heel on...

    Not your exact jam but there is a ST-10 heel on Ebay right now that's kinda cheap + shipping from canada. The mount pattern should be the same, not sure if the pin height is.
  7. WTB GSM Iphone 6S or newer 256gb or 512gb.

    My Iphone 6S Plus is dying. It has been dying for a while now but the broken camera is the last straw, I couldn't get any photos of my adventure today in the mountains.

    Any mags have an...
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    The Ion crampons do use a different interface...

    The Ion crampons do use a different interface than the classic Dynafit/Plum type but its convertable to any other binding toe (the Ion crampon bracket is separate from the toe and can be installed...
  9. The Microtraxion is expensive relative to other...

    The Microtraxion is expensive relative to other similar devices but it is a really great progress capture pulley and the pulley is more efficient than a lot of others somewhat similar devices (i.e...
  10. I'm not a Praxis aficionado (wait, I own 4 pairs,...

    I'm not a Praxis aficionado (wait, I own 4 pairs, maybe I am) but the older Yeti was simply a BC -10mm in width. I have an older set of carbon 192 Yetis that have a fair amount of camber underfoot...
  11. 182 UL GPO could be a good alternative to BC 180?...

    182 UL GPO could be a good alternative to BC 180?

    I have a set of 180 BC but never ridden them, but lots of time on 192 yeti and 192 GPO.
  12. Awesome tips guys, thanks. I have submitted for...

    Awesome tips guys, thanks. I have submitted for some quotes on the suggested sites and reached out to CarlH. Will let you guys know how it goes.
  13. Freight shipping options for Treadwall from Boston to Spokane/N. Idaho?

    TGR collective,

    I am looking for the collective's expertise on best freight shipping options for a treadwall climbing wall I bought used in the Boston area and need to ship to North Idaho. My...
  14. WTT Dynafit Rad1 FT12 for demo tech binding (or WTB toe shift plate?)

    Hey Mags,

    I'm trying to put together a loaner touring set up and looking for a set of demo bindings. I have some Radical FT12s with wide brakes (they fit over 125+mm waist skis) I was hoping to...
  15. Is the Lowe down or synth? What kind of shape is...

    Is the Lowe down or synth?
    What kind of shape is the arc layer in? Think I see a hole in the L arm.

    Potential dibs pending above?
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    I have a Arc' Gamma SL Hybrid (they don't make...

    I have a Arc' Gamma SL Hybrid (they don't make the Hybrid anymore) and also a Squamish hoody, which is a wind breaker with a touch of stretch. I think the Squamish is better for touring unless you...
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    Yep, I've got one BD, one Mont-bell, one...

    Yep, I've got one BD, one Mont-bell, one Patagonia, one Simond all waiting to get sent off for replacement zippers. I've had Marmot and TNF replaced in the past.

    Re: sizing, depends on the...
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    I have some skis/boot combos with that amount of...

    I have some skis/boot combos with that amount of heel pin misalignment on one ski (or maybe it's the boot? I forget). Haven't ever had a problem, the classic Dynafit style toe seems to accommodate a...
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    I haven't found them to fail any more often than...

    I haven't found them to fail any more often than any other manufacturer.
  20. Pretty sure they are the same.

    Pretty sure they are the same.
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    What type of Look/Rossi heels are you looking...

    What type of Look/Rossi heels are you looking for? I might have some old FKS with Geze toes.
  22. Yea totally. My wife and I both used Marker...

    Yea totally. My wife and I both used Marker F10/12 Tours on a one ski quiver while living abroad. We did more lifts than touring and I thought they skied great. My wife still rides hers on her daily...
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    In the spirit of TAFKALVS I figured I should...

    In the spirit of TAFKALVS I figured I should update this thread with the happy ending.

    I ended up with these a few years back from ISBD. They were pretty swiss cheesed and did have a big funky...
  25. I had my 192 yetis out yesterday and they ski...

    I had my 192 yetis out yesterday and they ski like a full on real ski not a touring noodle. I used them for a full season of lift served skiing in New Zealand with frame bindings and even as a daily...
  26. My praxis yeti 192s are def not 1600g. But...

    My praxis yeti 192s are def not 1600g. But regardless I will recommend the Praxis Yeti.
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    You guys seen the Wildsnow review?...

    You guys seen the Wildsnow review?
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dynafit-TLT5-Lightweight-...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dynafit-TLT5-Lightweight-Backcountry-Touring-Ski-Boots-Size-26/303871120628?hash=item46c02154f4:g:UxwAAOSw7sdgGjHa
    26 and 26.5 should be the same shell eh?
  29. If you are OK with a canister bag and the...

    If you are OK with a canister bag and the specific features then the answer is 'no' there is apparently not any reason for you not to go with BCA. But electric bags seem to be the future and have...
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    They only came in 178 and 188, and some...

    They only came in 178 and 188, and some generations (i.e. orange sidewall) actually measure longer like 190cm. I have the blue generation and also the orange sidewall generation, I was out skiing the...
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    Are those 5 hole Dynafit inserts in the chargers?...

    Are those 5 hole Dynafit inserts in the chargers? If so do you know the BSL?
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    In spring conditions where I ski in the Selkirks,...

    In spring conditions where I ski in the Selkirks, I guess I would counter why go wide? The snow conditions are consistent enough in April/May that 80mm waist do fine, although I do sometimes take my...
  33. I switched from a stripped down alpine climbing...

    I switched from a stripped down alpine climbing style pack to a Jetforce bag this year, so that added about 6-7lbs right off the bat. Ugh the weight of safety.
  34. These are so dope and now hard to find I almost...

    These are so dope and now hard to find I almost considered grabbing this one as a spare. Glad someone else grabbed it first!

    Truthfully the seperate Cap4/Exp Wt hoodie and bottoms are a more...
  35. If someone grabs the skis and doesn't want the...

    If someone grabs the skis and doesn't want the binders, I'll pay shipping for them. Need another set of those for some loaner skis that have inserts already for the Marker Royal family (and I think I...
  36. La Sportiva uses Palau liners and they have a...

    La Sportiva uses Palau liners and they have a bunch on sale on their NA website. The Syborg liner looks like a tall version of the G2 SM liner, the latter of which is a liner for a liner/boot combo...
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    I’ve got a cheap pair too if CA doesn’t, but I am...

    I’ve got a cheap pair too if CA doesn’t, but I am missing one heel plate.
  38. Praxis Yeti. Bummer if it's not standard offering...

    Praxis Yeti. Bummer if it's not standard offering anymore and is now a custom. My 192s are around 1910 grams each if I recall, so in a shorter length they would meet your metrics. I skied mine as an...
  39. Interested, will send PM.

    Interested, will send PM.
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    I don't have any, but I grew up skiing EC trees....

    I don't have any, but I grew up skiing EC trees. The 192 GPO is nimble for me (175lbs, not a charger), you might also enjoy 187s or even 192s. I would ski my 192s for EC fresh snow trees and not feel...
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    I still tour on Karhi Jak BCs every spring,...

    I still tour on Karhi Jak BCs every spring, they're great skis.
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    Re: Mtnwriter, I would avoid the dremel. You...

    Re: Mtnwriter,

    I would avoid the dremel. You honestly probably don't even need to remove the volcanoes but lots of people feel good by doing it. Alpine bindings are so accommodating I'm not sure...
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    I have done dozens of mounts and I prefer to...

    I have done dozens of mounts and I prefer to start all the screws with a cordless drill and the torque limiter set low. Its just so much faster than doing them by hand. I always do the final...
  44. If this is only for touring I would recommend the...

    If this is only for touring I would recommend the G3 bindings and not the Kingpins. I can adjust to skis on the down, but lugging more weight up hill is never fun.
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    Duke parts?

    Original style on the left, if the heel risers are all metal clip with no plastic these work. Mntlion you can have these if they work for you.

    Newer style on the right, these are for the heel...
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    I think the EPF plates are different. There...

    I think the EPF plates are different.

    There are also two different versions of the heel plates for the NON-EPF binders. I am still looking for one of the newer style, and I have 2 extra of the...
  47. Long term update - The Spitfires did great last...

    Long term update - The Spitfires did great last season. They will be my primary touring boot again this season. They ski a bit better than the Sideral mostly because the lean lock is just a bit more...
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    Contrary to some of the other posters above, I...

    Contrary to some of the other posters above, I have done this with good results. The caveat is that the details probably matter a lot and I would certainly trust the experience GregL vs my anecdote....
  49. Touring: pin bindings, vibram or similar soles. ...

    Touring: pin bindings, vibram or similar soles.

    Frontside: DIN soles all the way. 15y+ old Lange L10s still working well, even if they weight 8 lbs each.
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    BD Mission shell has a huge hood. It fits over an...

    BD Mission shell has a huge hood. It fits over an XL Smith helmet with ease.
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