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    Can someone talk to me about this ski vs the 184...

    Can someone talk to me about this ski vs the 184 mx98, (latest gen before they died, with the solid red x)?

    How about bonafide? Monster 98?

    is this basically a mid-sized version (between the...
  2. Thread: 2020 Lacrosse

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    I just got a drunk birthday present from myself....

    I just got a drunk birthday present from myself. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200227/720d91dc2e32e67105dc23ce0aae98d5.jpg
  3. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Discount Tire should be able to order any Nokian....

    Discount Tire should be able to order any Nokian. They always have for me.

    Running studded hakka LTs on the current rig with a constant 7200lbs on the rear axle.

    Might go studless next time...
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    Nothing helps more than strict adherence to...

    Nothing helps more than strict adherence to 20/20/20 rule.

    Every 20 minutes, close your eyes for 20 seconds and then focus on something 20ft away for 20 seconds. Improvise and adapt as you wish. ...
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    From one person? Lots of people consider them...

    From one person? Lots of people consider them the one ski they'd own if they could only own one ski, although it sounds like the m-free will take those reins.
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    Wholeheartedly agree. Always chuckle when my...

    Wholeheartedly agree. Always chuckle when my clients tell me something else should be happening due to money supply/velocity.

    There's a lot of old guy thinking that no longer applies.
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    Sorry for drift. I realize this isn't the topic...

    Sorry for drift. I realize this isn't the topic of the thread, but it's what I know. I'm into bonds and the secondary mortgage market. No dickwaving portfolio claims. Just leaving this for...
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    No, it's really not that simple at all. Same...

    No, it's really not that simple at all. Same issues existed even when short term rates were lower than 10s, etc (which is most commonly the case anyway).
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    S&P futures just tagged 3121 and 10s are bouncing...

    S&P futures just tagged 3121 and 10s are bouncing around new all-time lows (1.307 at lowest so far today and 1.314% currently. Previous all-time low at 1.321% after Brexit in 2016).

    My market...
  10. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Nope... Tundra's just get shitty mileage. If I...

    Nope... Tundra's just get shitty mileage. If I drove the way I wanted, I routinely got 12mph with BFG Ko2s. Granted, they were an inch wider than stock tires but also 20-30lbs heavier per tire. ...
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    To this day I will often proposition my wife by...

    To this day I will often proposition my wife by asking 'do you waaahhhnt to come back to my place? Bouncy bouncy!' works even when we're both already at home.
  12. Thread: WTB Jigarex

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    Fucking same... Local shop guy said "no prob, I...

    Fucking same... Local shop guy said "no prob, I can order you one," then a week goes by and he says "looks like Salomon said that's a big no-no. "

    Um yeah... Shocker.


    So let's put it...
  13. Thread: 2020 Lacrosse

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    Heh... I upgraded to HULU Live just to get easy...

    Heh... I upgraded to HULU Live just to get easy access to all the ACC games right now. Wahoos vs Princeton was worth it on day one. Not much time to watch this time of year though. Ski team + lax...
  14. Tomorrow gonna be windy AF potentially.

    Tomorrow gonna be windy AF potentially.
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    Not necessarily trying to get rid of my 187...

    Not necessarily trying to get rid of my 187 bonafides , but I would part with them for what I paid here plus shipping. I'd have to dig up the old post, but I think it was 325 or 350 with bindings. ...
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    I'll pass at that price. Wardens have gone on...

    I'll pass at that price. Wardens have gone on sale new for under 130 at the end of the last 2 seasons. Might not be a repeat this year, but who knows.
  17. We took a risk dropping into 4 bowl on the 20ft...

    We took a risk dropping into 4 bowl on the 20ft of ice at the top. Figured there must have been pow in there due to the wind. Sure enough, best snow of the weekend. Icy moguls down low. Never...
  18. You couldn't have paid me to go into Heather...

    You couldn't have paid me to go into Heather based on how the rest of the mountain was skiing this past weekend (i.e. rock hard sketchy stealth ice all over despite tons of new snow).
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    If you end up splitting, can I get dibs on...

    If you end up splitting, can I get dibs on bindings?
  20. You still gotta go to ticket window to pick up...

    You still gotta go to ticket window to pick up previously purchased tickets in many cases.
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    I will weigh them in the morning, for posterity. ...

    I will weigh them in the morning, for posterity. Sorry was out all day today. They're the black and red ones. Metal tip thingy, yes.
  22. Yes, Sunday was much less sketchy than Saturday. ...

    Yes, Sunday was much less sketchy than Saturday. Didn't ski Monday, but Luk's note above is spooky. Looking around the mountain over the weekend, we saw a lot of people who drove up for the "epic...
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    Someone should really take a look at Kastle FX...

    Someone should really take a look at Kastle FX 85s for spring touring skis. Sierra blew out a bunch of them 2 years back for $199. I got 2 pairs. My kid rips on his 165s as a "no new snow" ski in...
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    Still interested in Wardens. I'll PM you.

    Still interested in Wardens. I'll PM you.
  25. Given the unexpected encounters with the hard...

    Given the unexpected encounters with the hard stuff this past weekend, despite lots of new measured snowfall, I wonder if that played a role in the accidents. I was really disappointed to see mhm...
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    https://www.powder7.com/ON3P-Billy-Goat-Skis-189cm...

    https://www.powder7.com/ON3P-Billy-Goat-Skis-189cm-New-Flat-2020/for-sale

    https://shop.on3pskis.com/products/2020-billy-goat?variant=19245610008672
    ...
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    People always say race skis will kick your ass if...

    People always say race skis will kick your ass if you get back seat or whatever. Heard the same thing about my kastles. I have no race background and am not especially talented and I don't really...
  28. Thread: Trucks.

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    Concur that the double cab is plenty of space for...

    Concur that the double cab is plenty of space for hauling humans in back seat. Had one of those before getting a crewmax. I regret the crewmax though the space was utilized for gear sometimes and...
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    Flawlessly eloquent. At 32, I still felt like...

    Flawlessly eloquent.

    At 32, I still felt like 22.
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    Yes

    Yes
  31. Thread: Trucks.

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    And you have to subtract weight of passengers and...

    And you have to subtract weight of passengers and any gear carried in cab. I loved my tundra dearly, and preferred many of it's characteristics to my new truck, but payload and "the general ability...
  32. Thread: Trucks.

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    22ft and change is about right for the longest...

    22ft and change is about right for the longest 'Merican heavy duty trucks. Idk about Dodge mega cab LB tho. My truck is just over 22ft and I couldn't have ordered it any longer.
  33. Thread: Trucks.

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    They are right. The longest tundra isn't...

    They are right. The longest tundra isn't anywhere remotely close to that. It fit in my 19.5 ft garage when I had mine.

    Wait, did previous post say double cab long bed? Never seen such a thing. ...
  34. It was nuking all day at Meadows and then even...

    It was nuking all day at Meadows and then even more last night. The pic of my camper is from this morning and I had cleared 4-6 inches off before I went to bed at 10pm. And those 4-6 inches...
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    2 of my slowest and most careful mounts to date...

    2 of my slowest and most careful mounts to date (wtb Solly jig!). The rustlers had to accommodate 313bsl grom and 293 bsl wife. Looks like I ended up with 288-318mm. Phew...

    Goats, was just...
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    The more roo-glued screws I pull out of old...

    The more roo-glued screws I pull out of old mounts, the more I've decided to go back to marine epoxy. No failures and no issues, but it's not any harder to remove screws than with zero adhesive....
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    Amen. I love to have my own toilet with me...

    Amen. I love to have my own toilet with me wherever I go, and to have a bed and a fridge full of beer when compelled to wait at the DMV or etc.
  38. Thread: Trucks.

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    So much complaining in here. F350 crew cab long...

    So much complaining in here. F350 crew cab long bed here with a northern lite camper left on year round. It's my daily driver in the West Portland burbs. Trade offs? And yep, sometimes I take...
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    You have to "share" the photo, get that link,...

    You have to "share" the photo, get that link, click on it, then right click that photo and paste that link into img tags or use the image upload option in the forum's rich text editor.
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    If someone else wants cheap QSTs, I'm interested...

    If someone else wants cheap QSTs, I'm interested in cheap Wardens.
  41. That's the only possible Bachy weekend for us due...

    That's the only possible Bachy weekend for us due to lacrosse season starting in April
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    Oddly enough a friend (who didn't know I just...

    Oddly enough a friend (who didn't know I just bought a bed) sent me this today just because he thought it was interesting.
    ...
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    Yes and no. Definitely no more complicated than...

    Yes and no. Definitely no more complicated than dialing in a ski quiver. They give you a baseline game plan that's solid and you can tweak it from there. Biggest bed is 5 layers.

    From top down,...
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    God, that would take me a long and boring time to...

    God, that would take me a long and boring time to write. Their site has a bunch of good q&a on choosing layers. And if you email them, they'll help you design it.

    I went firmer than I was...
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    Hey bro, one of your several alternate...

    Hey bro, one of your several alternate personalities here. Remember you (we) have that 20% evo code to use. I saw those rustlers on clearance already in that size. So I just snagged those for...
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    172 Rustler 11? Kid can use em now and wife...

    172 Rustler 11?

    Kid can use em now and wife can use em when kid outgrows em.

    Got a good deal lined up. Tech talk JONG, I realize, but valid tangent.
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    WTB Pow Skis For Teen/Wife (bonus for PDX)

    To be clear, the teen and the wife are not the same person, but they may share this ski this season.

    BIG bonus points for Portland area transactions (and likely bonus $$ from me to you due to this...
  48. Thread: Trucks.

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    Don't get me wrong. I do my fair share of...

    Don't get me wrong. I do my fair share of popping into reverse to clear corners in parking lots. Can't say I've ever had to on FS roads, but I've only been on 3 or 4 in this rig. Either way, the...
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    Definitely can't go everywhere, but it's bothered...

    Definitely can't go everywhere, but it's bothered me less than I was worried it would. FS roads haven't been a problem so far, even with the camper on there, but I'm not out rock crawlin. If I...
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    Crew cab long box. Problem solved. Yeah, it's a...

    Crew cab long box. Problem solved. Yeah, it's a bit long at times, but that's a problem I'm used to dealing with.
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