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    ^ It's really not worth all the effort, either...

    ^ It's really not worth all the effort, either cut them off or get baseplates that have the right brake width. Trust me.
  2. For the hobbyist, and depending where you are,...

    For the hobbyist, and depending where you are, stream banks are probably your best bet. Anyplace you can find bedrock benches, you can detect the cracks. Also learn some geology so you can try to...
  3. ^ Lol, for sure. I'm putting a hold on selling...

    ^ Lol, for sure. I'm putting a hold on selling it, just remembered a spot I need to sweep first that I've been eyeballing for a couple years.

    Good hobby for a retired guy, went to a local...
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    Well shit, Caltrans map showed Hwy 2 is only...

    Well shit, Caltrans map showed Hwy 2 is only closed between Islip Saddle and Dawson Saddle, so I headed up for the dregs. Nope, it's closed at Grassy Hollow...grrrrr, didn't bring a bike....

    NE...
  5. Oh it absolutely differentiates. If they number...

    Oh it absolutely differentiates. If they number on the LCD is less than 40 or so, it's iron. If it's around 48-53 it's gold (or an aluminum pull tab), if it's in the 80's it's a dime or quarter. ...
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    Damn, never noticed that Big Pines & Wrightwood...

    Damn, never noticed that Big Pines & Wrightwood is right on the San Andreas fault.
    https://youtu.be/1vWvHaaMJnM

    Even if you don't watch the whole video, check out 14:55 for a photo of the...
  7. The F19 isn't as specialized as a Fisher Gold...

    The F19 isn't as specialized as a Fisher Gold Bug, but it's an excellent all-around detector that also does well with gold. It's a legit detector, not the shit you find at sporting goods stores. ...
  8. Anyone want to get into metal detecting / nugget shooting?

    A couple years ago I put together a nice Fisher F19 kit to hunt nuggets in the high desert and local mountains, but never have time to do it. Also, creation of the San Gabriel National Monument put...
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/325119-OG-13-14-Katana-mount-point-HELP!
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    I remember that pair, they didn't do it for ya? ...

    I remember that pair, they didn't do it for ya? I picked up a swiss cheese pair exactly the same as these, haven't mounted them yet.
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    https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/spo/d/pasade...

    https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/spo/d/pasadena-vintage-mens-salomon-sx91-ski/7126856386.html
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    As I understand it, the 2020 130 and 120 LV got...

    As I understand it, the 2020 130 and 120 LV got the new generation design first, then the MV and the HV get the new shape in 2021. Maybe the T-Drive is a separate project and wasn't ready when they...
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    Wonder why the new 130 LV doesn't have T-Drive? ...

    Wonder why the new 130 LV doesn't have T-Drive? You'd think they'd put the flashy carbon bits on the flagship.
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    ^ Yeah, that's why I picked up the Mach1. Don't...

    ^ Yeah, that's why I picked up the Mach1. Don't foresee touring in the Cochise much anymore now that I have ZeroG Tour, so why not go full alpine.
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    Also, any truth to the rumor that Tecnica might...

    Also, any truth to the rumor that Tecnica might have a 1kg grape-smuggling boot for 2021 or 2022?
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    Tecnica Mach1 Thread

    Doesn't appear to be any threads dedicated to the Mach1, so here goes.

    Just received a pair of 2020 Mach1 130 LV, with the new anatomic shell. (I believe the MV and HV versions get the new...
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    That's a lot of watch for $250. Really dig my...

    That's a lot of watch for $250. Really dig my 6X, but damn they don't come cheap, and the 5X has most of the 6X capability.
  18. I picked up a used pair of Dynafit Superlite toes...

    I picked up a used pair of Dynafit Superlite toes for this mod, and am thinking I can make adapter plates to slide them onto the Attack demo toe baseplate, so the same pair of tech toes could be used...
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    Think I bought three pair for the alpine/tour...

    Think I bought three pair for the alpine/tour mod, probably don't need that many. I'll see if I have 100mm brakes.
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    Awesome, glad it helped. It's a calm, deliberate...

    Awesome, glad it helped. It's a calm, deliberate way to click in if you're gripped up in some chute and really want to get it on the first try. Ice in the boot sockets can still be a pain, but at...
  21. Gen 1 would work too depending on boots. The...

    Gen 1 would work too depending on boots. The benefit of gen 2 is the brake comes off with the heel, and the toe accepts AT boots.
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    [QUOTE=srface_hoar;5982276] Found the info, so...

    Found the info, so close to #7.




    Really good idea, Hanes has their safety orange CoolDri shirts on sale for super cheap. Neon yellow probably doesn't stand out as well against snow. ...
  23. Buuump

    Buuump
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    Ordered a blue one on 5/6 and it arrived...

    Ordered a blue one on 5/6 and it arrived promptly, got lucky. Liked the $38 price on the black one, but $60 isn't bad for blue, it's nice.
  25. Almost free - today: **SINGLE SKI** DPS Cassiar 95 Ski 168cm

    So I just won this auction with a $1 bid, can anyone use this? Assuming the seller doesn't cancel the transaction, I could probably have the seller ship directly to you.
    **SINGLE SKI** DPS Cassiar...
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    Must be a regional/road salt thing, never heard...

    Must be a regional/road salt thing, never heard of this happening in arid Cali and I'm in the auto parts industry. Other than chromed aluminum (which corrode under the chrome layer and eventually...
  27. Sick deals if you have small feet. Wish he had a...

    Sick deals if you have small feet. Wish he had a 26.5 Mach1 130, just ordered them elsewhere at a good price but not this good.

    $99 Tecnica Cochise 90 Ski Boot Size 24.5
    $99 Tecnica Cochise 100...
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    22.0 Scarpa F1 for $149 Some Freedom 100's for...

    22.0 Scarpa F1 for $149
    Some Freedom 100's for $149
    25 Alien 1.0 carbon for $299
  29. If you find closed-cell foam you like, you can...

    If you find closed-cell foam you like, you can use bomber double-sided tape like this or this.

    Car dealers and customizers use this stuff to attach emblems and trim.
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    Many, many years ago, after I left the Army and...

    Many, many years ago, after I left the Army and my brother left the Marines, we got a place together. After moving in, he said "See this red towel in my bedroom? Never touch it, ever."

    Noted.
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    ^ Think I still have a pair of those bindings...

    ^ Think I still have a pair of those bindings too, no screw or brakes. Free, just pay postage.
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    Pretty sure I have a pair of black 914's in real...

    Pretty sure I have a pair of black 914's in real nice shape, can check in the next day or two.
  33. WTB: 110mm Shift brakes

    Anyone have 110 brakes they don't need?
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    Sorry about your friend J, damn. 406...

    Sorry about your friend J, damn.




    406 seems to always be wearing a fluorescent orange t-shirt over his clothes in the BC, not a bad policy. Reflective tape on helmets is probably good too,...
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    Bump

    Bump
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    What DIN do you run? If on the high end:...

    What DIN do you run? If on the high end: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/320862-FS-FKS-Pivot-Bindings-Used-complete-sets-and-parts-mix-and-match?p=5970080#post5970080
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    Concur, look at the second photo at full size. ...

    Concur, look at the second photo at full size. Lots of crowns & debris, no good way out. Man I feel for these guys...so tragic.
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    Ah, I see now, both of the main chutes on...

    Ah, I see now, both of the main chutes on Independence ran. Jeez.

    The chute facing East, check out the crowns:...
  39. FS: Black Diamond Stance Mitts, NEW, size medium, 2.4 oz

    Brand-new with tags, still attached to hang card, size medium, 2.4 oz, these: https://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/stance-mitts-BD801736_cfg.html

    Description
    Designed for high-lofting hand...
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    Baldy just posted to Facebook, Sunday 5/3 will be...

    Baldy just posted to Facebook, Sunday 5/3 will be the last day this season. I'll bet the county shut them down.
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    Looks like Claremont dropped the hammer on...

    Looks like Claremont dropped the hammer on homeless parking within city limits, increased signage and you won't see any until outside of town. Last Wednesday there were way more cops on Mt Baldy Rd...
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    Lots of Wilderness areas, and now the whole area...

    Lots of Wilderness areas, and now the whole area is San Gabriel National Monument, which kills the ski area's plan to expand eventually.
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    For alpinists who love a boatload of climbing and...

    For alpinists who love a boatload of climbing and suffering, this is the backside of Dawson Peak and Mt San Antonio (AKA Mt Baldy, photo taken four days ago). It's a long hike/climb from the other...
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    There was another photo posted to Facebook...

    There was another photo posted to Facebook showing a different slide, not that chute on Independence Peak. Must have been a mixup....
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    I'd post more pix, but Baldy sucks, don't go...

    I'd post more pix, but Baldy sucks, don't go there. ;)
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    Dragons in Onion Valley giving free rides, glad...

    Dragons in Onion Valley giving free rides, glad no serious injuries. https://m.facebook.com/story/graphql_permalink/?graphql_id=UzpfSTQ3MjQyNzU2OTQ4MTE4NzozMDY3NjU4NDE2NjI0NzQz
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    They're limited to about 150 skiers right now ...

    They're limited to about 150 skiers right now

    Read this, then you have to buy a ticket online as if you're going golfing.
    https://winter.mtbaldyresort.com/covid-19-guidlines/

    PM me your cell,...
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    Timing is everything at Baldy, the weather is...

    Timing is everything at Baldy, the weather is brutality variable. Make sure it's good before you go, as "there are rock skis, and then there are Baldy skis."
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    I'm actually in this video near the beginning, in...

    I'm actually in this video near the beginning, in the trees. Don't bother looking though, I don't even see me, lol.

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B_TX2DBFmSZ/
  50. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Don't forget about people who ski or patrol all...

    Don't forget about people who ski or patrol all season at their small local area, and then after their home mountain closes use a pass like Ikon to ski somewhere else with a loooong Spring season...
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