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    why would you use google maps over Google Earth?...

    why would you use google maps over Google Earth? you can plot routes and get elevation profiles for those routes, there are usually multiple image dates available to peruse, and you can even play...
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    Dates? There's a whole winter of them! I work a...

    Dates? There's a whole winter of them! I work a lot through until Christmas but pretty easy to shift my schedule around after that.
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    If you end up coming up the ol' sea to sky with...

    If you end up coming up the ol' sea to sky with some sticks I'll be happy to make time to show you the best spots i can think of. Touring ready a bonus!
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    194 B-Squads were probably the stiffest ski i...

    194 B-Squads were probably the stiffest ski i rode with regularity. Snapped 4 pairs of the damn things though. The definitely did not float until going over 30mph and were a big time handful in trees...
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    praxis yeti or exp. currently on sale too.

    praxis yeti or exp. currently on sale too.
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    Rambling Jack 115, Skunkworks 122 and Fletcher...

    Rambling Jack 115, Skunkworks 122 and Fletcher 124 all have my attention.

    I'd so love to try out some of these shapes as I'm the opposite of Eskido and love directional skis. I'd also love to...
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    Damn you and your truthyness...

    Damn you and your truthyness...
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    Check main thread for details but i wouldn't bet...

    Check main thread for details but i wouldn't bet on the ability to build a custom anything in the immediate future. Looks like Keith is shifting his business model.
  9. Thread: Better Super 7?

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    automatic 117 and wailer 112 are both actually...

    automatic 117 and wailer 112 are both actually pretty good rec's for this style of ski.

    I haven't skied it but would wonder with the Billy goat if it's soft enough for this skier bracket? I...
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    Duh!

    Duh!
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    Good luck to Keith, a rising tide lifts all ships...

    Good luck to Keith, a rising tide lifts all ships as they say.

    I'm a touch bummed i didn't get a last pull on the joint while it was going around but I'd have been more bummed to never have shown...
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    all the Hakkas i ever ran were the non-studded...

    all the Hakkas i ever ran were the non-studded variety. Definitely still superior to the Ice X but not double the price superior.
  13. Thread: Better Super 7?

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    I think the attribute that made the original...

    I think the attribute that made the original super 7 likeable was the semi pintail thing it had going on. Most people had never skied that kind of thing. With that in mind and based solely on...
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    I got Michelin Ice X last year because money....

    I got Michelin Ice X last year because money. First time in almost ten years I drove something other than Hakkas in the winter and I was actually pretty impressed. Second and third winter will really...
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    192 UL veneer protest 192 UL veneer yeti

    192 UL veneer protest
    192 UL veneer yeti
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    The beast is a strange tale of product...

    The beast is a strange tale of product development. Only other binding I can think of that expects many end users to modify their boots is CAST. I Agree that it is unfortunate for their clientele...
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    my mistake on the lean numbers, you guys are...

    my mistake on the lean numbers, you guys are correct. stock options 15/17 and optional dogbone gets you 13/19

    This discussion around boot sole delta is really interesting and makes me want to do...
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    I just came here to say that as an XTD 130 owner,...

    I just came here to say that as an XTD 130 owner, I also disliked the forward lean. Having said that, I got the alternate dog bone for the lean lock and am now running it at 11 degrees and it's...
  19. not involved but buddy's boots are. Thanks to the...

    not involved but buddy's boots are. Thanks to the cat in january for drawing attention to this before the snow flies.
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    that very much makes it not an awesome boot...

    that very much makes it not an awesome boot design. That makes it a boot design with interesting components but which treats potential customers with condescension and disdain. I don't need to keep...
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    if it were me, with that top sheet, I'd go white...

    if it were me, with that top sheet, I'd go white for sure. black would be second choice. Blue would clash pretty hard on those. I'd also get the cheapest ones, but for same price across the board...
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    Thank you for reminding me why to stay away from...

    Thank you for reminding me why to stay away from dynafit gear. yeesh.
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    can't make accurate recommendation without naked...

    can't make accurate recommendation without naked pics of dog.
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    skis change a lot in the first 10-20 days of use....

    skis change a lot in the first 10-20 days of use. If the new skis have as a starting point the flex of the 4 year old ski, then they're effectively softer, no?
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    if you like the ren then I'd be looking at hoji...

    if you like the ren then I'd be looking at hoji or gpo before mvp but that's just me maybe?
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    people on the west coast consider anything under...

    people on the west coast consider anything under 100 underfoot to be a "no new snow" ski. it might be what you consider fat coming from the east coast but it's barely all mountain around here. if...
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    How does one affix said greek pastries to such a...

    How does one affix said greek pastries to such a visor? do they go in front of your mouth for hands free snacking? if so, I bow to your genius.
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    Poll: just to add to the data I'm running with a...

    just to add to the data I'm running with a 310bsl. regarding mount point vs tip dive, for my build i would think that being a heavy fuck would more than make up for an extra 15mm of bsl but what do i...
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    Poll: on the line for me. pivot on a dime and no tip...

    on the line for me. pivot on a dime and no tip dive experience others reference. 192, 225lb rider, coastal snow.
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    king pin is not lightweight and is the least...

    king pin is not lightweight and is the least trust worthy piece of equipment i have owned in the last 15 years. total garbage. the recall was a joke as well.
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    why not praxis powboards? 190 or 200... 3d...

    why not praxis powboards? 190 or 200... 3d base... i mean if the protest isn't specific enough, this ought to be the ticket.
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    Too much overlap for me but ymmv. I'm super...

    Too much overlap for me but ymmv. I'm super stoked to have something in the mid 90s back in the rotation and don't think 108 - 128 is a big enough spread.
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    Stay away from anything Marker makes. first gen...

    Stay away from anything Marker makes. first gen radicals also littered with issues, second gen seem heavy for the performance.

    In the weight class, I'd look at solly mtn/fritschi zenic/g3 zed/...
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    protest/mvp-gpo-rx/yeti mid fat chosen to...

    protest/mvp-gpo-rx/yeti

    mid fat chosen to taste. I'll probably be adding the middle one in the next 2 years or so but protest/yeti has been doing outstanding as a two ski quiver.
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    praxis freeride or 9d8 fit this bill. -10 rx...

    praxis freeride or 9d8 fit this bill. -10 rx might too.
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    Rax

    Rax
  37. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I can't believe no one is talking about the time...

    I can't believe no one is talking about the time Cody made. After a biggish day like the one they just did, 28 minutes from joffre apron to cell cervice is really quite incredible. The ski out feels...
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    No one said it was. Now that you mention it...

    No one said it was. Now that you mention it though adaptability is definitely a strength.
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    just chiming in because hawx is fine for huge...

    just chiming in because hawx is fine for huge calves. mine are about as big as they come for my foot size and i have zero issues. tour and ski great. if you want softer flex you can dump the power...
  40. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    25mm total if I'm not mistaken.

    25mm total if I'm not mistaken.
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    Yeti is a narrow bc with a couple key tweaks. I...

    Yeti is a narrow bc with a couple key tweaks. I haven't skied the bc but my custom yeti smashes all the things. super fun everywhere I hoped it would be.
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    ironically, these are red. This is the most...

    ironically, these are red. This is the most conclusive evidence in favor of the problem being the skier that has yet been presented.
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    I wish I had that problem. Longest dry spell I...

    I wish I had that problem. Longest dry spell I think I've ever experienced in SW bc.
  44. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Gotcha. Sounds like it's safe to assume I need...

    Gotcha. Sounds like it's safe to assume I need the 100s for a 94 mm ski and that I'm SOL for a Protest.
  45. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Searched the thread but seems there was never a...

    Searched the thread but seems there was never a definitive answer to crampon sizing. Anyone able to comment on internal widths of crampon sizes? Tis the season...
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    Why so little chatter this year? is no one...

    Why so little chatter this year? is no one snapping up half priced customs?
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    not that I'm in the market this year, but any...

    not that I'm in the market this year, but any word if the lhasa 191 will go into yearly custom rotation?
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    Also, what ever came of that ski that was on...

    Also, what ever came of that ski that was on their insta a few weeks ago, the A... something something. It was billed as a ski designed to be plus 10 or minus 10 friendly. Can't quite remember what...
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    call me crazy but 82 seems narrow enough to not...

    call me crazy but 82 seems narrow enough to not roll the dice on changing the special sauce...
  50. As so many others have stipulated, there is so...

    As so many others have stipulated, there is so much more to this than height and weight of skier. Ski shape (philosophy), rocker profile, flex, intended use, terrain of most frequent use, preferred...
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