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  1. Agree with Bandit's description of the Enforcer...

    Agree with Bandit's description of the Enforcer 100, which Blister succinctly described as an accessible charger. Was very impressed with their edge hold on very firm runs while still being able to...
  2. I think most of us are functionally downsizing...

    I think most of us are functionally downsizing whether we want to believe it or not. I'm skiing the same mid-180s lengths I skied a couple decades ago but with the advent of rocker that is a lot...
  3. And by the way, can you explain this to my wife?...

    And by the way, can you explain this to my wife? My ski hoarding is not a flaw, it's medically necessary!
  4. Btw, this is one of the best TGR quotes I've seen...

    Btw, this is one of the best TGR quotes I've seen in a while. I've actually used it with patients since...

    Thanks Old Goat!
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    Beautiful set up but the folks will want to know...

    Beautiful set up but the folks will want to know the BSL mount on the pivots.
  6. Presumptively they come with Phantom wax and a...

    Presumptively they come with Phantom wax and a powder skirt?

    https://skipro.com/monster-88-ti-flat-89w-384541-1.html
  7. Obviously the demo advice is key, but I think it...

    Obviously the demo advice is key, but I think it very much has to do with ski shape, construction, and what you're hoping to do with the ski. I've found that on twin tips like my OG Jeffrey 110s, I...
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    You would do well to post a bsl.

    You would do well to post a bsl.
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    To what extent does the Blackstrap fog up goggles...

    To what extent does the Blackstrap fog up goggles when up over the nose?

    The one I had luck with for those really cold days (wouldn't want it on another) is the Seirus Magnemask - it's a little...
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    MiCol may have single-handedly captured the...

    MiCol may have single-handedly captured the entire market for baselayers in the TGR community....
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    As if needing something has ever been a criteria...

    As if needing something has ever been a criteria for buying something on this forum....
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    FYI, Salomon brakes for the STH2s come in 90,...

    FYI, Salomon brakes for the STH2s come in 90, 100, 115, 130. Not that it's that much a difference between the 115 and 110.
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    For anyone interested, Evo also has the STH2 16s...

    For anyone interested, Evo also has the STH2 16s for $180:

    https://www.evo.com/alpine-ski-bindings/atomic-sth2-16-wtr#image=138116/571263/atomic-sth2-wtr-16-ski-bindings-2020-.jpg
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    Sounds like a great deal because online stores...

    Sounds like a great deal because online stores would charge you a dollar less for the ski and then not even let you pay for shipping:
    ...
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    But it has been dipped in the wax of phantoms.

    But it has been dipped in the wax of phantoms.
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    On their website they say "prices start at $1750"...

    On their website they say "prices start at $1750" - let's round to $2000.

    Now, per TGR tradition, 50% of current online price (not MSRP) = $1000
    -10% per year old = $900
    -10% per times...
  17. Now I see - I haven't had a luck with the SL...

    Now I see - I haven't had a luck with the SL lines, I worry that'll snag in the trees out East. I open it back up to the collective, then.
  18. All I know is it looks warm so I figured I'd snag...

    All I know is it looks warm so I figured I'd snag it for those cold ski days. I've generally done well with the size large Arcteryx.
  19. PM'ed about the jacket.

    PM'ed about the jacket.
  20. Got the same messages on the Santa Ana's about it...

    Got the same messages on the Santa Ana's about it being a pricing error that outpaced their inventory system.

    No way they intended to sell 2020 model skis for that low. I can only imagine the...
  21. I have these exact 88s and they are a great East...

    I have these exact 88s and they are a great East coast ski as well. Would strongly recommend.
  22. Also have a bunch of Santa Ana's:...

    Also have a bunch of Santa Ana's: http://www.ebaystores.com/asogear/_i.html?_nkw=santa+ana

    Scored a pair of Santa Ana 88s for my wife as a frontside carver (to complement her ON3P Jesse) - she can...
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    What if you take two mono-skis, place one binding...

    What if you take two mono-skis, place one binding on each, and then call them super-fats?

    This is going to upend the entire ski industry...
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    Best wishes on your healing. I know there have...

    Best wishes on your healing. I know there have definitely been folks on this forum skiing with a fusion. The issue is just finding a boot that allows you to slide in and out, some have mentioned Full...
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    Can be a lingering diagnosis, generally occurs...

    Can be a lingering diagnosis, generally occurs either in the midportion of the tendon or where it inserts into the heel bone. Initial treatment can be rocker bottom athletic shoes (e.g., Hoka One)...
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    Thanks so much!

    Thanks so much!
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    Anybody else have one? Thank you in advance.

    Anybody else have one? Thank you in advance.
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    PM'ed you.

    PM'ed you.
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    Is this just on one item or can y'alls get...

    Is this just on one item or can y'alls get together as a collective and order a half dozen items that a point person can then distribute? Or you can resolve this the ol' fashion way with pictures of...
  30. Paid - thanks MiCol!

    Paid - thanks MiCol!
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    Anyone has a code that they're willing to PM? ...

    Anyone has a code that they're willing to PM? Thank you.
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    Posting for a friend - WTB Volkl RTM 84

    Have family friends that are getting into skiing and looking to buy a used starter pair of skis for the Least Coast.

    I think the Volkl 84RTM with a demo binding would be a great intro, some...
  33. Dubnik 1 M Gray waxloaf 1 S Red doebedoe 2 M...

    Dubnik 1 M Gray
    waxloaf 1 S Red
    doebedoe 2 M Gray/Crimson
    N1CK 2 Large Gray/Crimson
    SorryBro 1 M Purple
    metaltrilogy 1 M Purple 1 M Crimson
    2FUNKY 1 L Crimson
    alias_rice 1 Crimson
    caulfield 1...
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    Honestly, I found that one of the warmest layers...

    Honestly, I found that one of the warmest layers is a good old fashioned, non-ski specific, thick, ratty, thrift-store type wool sweater under a strong shell. There's a reason mountain sheep can stay...
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    You'll want to post a BSL - pivots have very...

    You'll want to post a BSL - pivots have very little wiggle room for adjustment without a remount.
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    Reebok's got a pretty decent lineup of fleeces...

    Reebok's got a pretty decent lineup of fleeces that are 85% off on SAC ($20 for a $119 fleece): https://www.steepandcheap.com/Store/catalog/search.jsp?q=reebok&s=u

    I bought one and fit's just...
  37. Thanks so much, everyone. I went as far as to...

    Thanks so much, everyone. I went as far as to take it to a dealership for my last oil change figuring they could at least diagnose it and they said the battery was good, they suggested the alternator...
  38. Car Gurus - Battery light on 2003 4Runner, ? alternator

    I was hoping a car guru in the collective may have insight into a Toyota 4Runner question.

    I have a 2003 4Runner V8 with 204K miles that I drive daily, have always kept up on oil changes and...
  39. Shaking my head and in awe at the same time -...

    Shaking my head and in awe at the same time - "Shawed"?
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    I have these exact same skis, year and length....

    I have these exact same skis, year and length. For reference, I usually prefer a ski in the 185 range, but ON3P measure length tip to tail so the 179 is the same length as, for example, my old 183...
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    Free bump - great deal on a great ski, ptex1 made...

    Free bump - great deal on a great ski, ptex1 made it seamless.
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    For those of us that live vicariously through...

    For those of us that live vicariously through this forum and ski out East, I have to place a plug for the Wren 88s as a perfect East coast ski. I demo'ed them last year and pulled the trigger - ...
  43. NE Mags - FREE to a good home, Volkl G20, 168cm w/ Solly clamps

    My wife has a pair of old Volkl G20s, 168cm, with Solly 800s. It's a great East coast ski that is well-maintained. We got her a new pair last year and figured the world needs some good vibes right...
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    Sorry to hear this. It's unfortunately a...

    Sorry to hear this. It's unfortunately a somewhat common outcome after pilon fractures, especially with more severe ones. Unlike the hip or knee, the majority of arthritis we see in the ankle is...
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    One of the skis that doesn't get mentioned a lot...

    One of the skis that doesn't get mentioned a lot on TGR given the preponderance of people lucky enough to call West resorts home is the Wren 88. Demo'ed them this year on the East coast and it's...
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    Thanks to all the advice. I'll try the crossover...

    Thanks to all the advice. I'll try the crossover step in method and appreciate the video. I had the bindings checked at a shop and everything worked out, so don't think it's the forward pressure. ...
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    Hard to step into Griffins - any solution?

    Did a search on Marker Griffons and there are lots of prior threads on various sites re: the fact that it can be hard to step into the Royal family of bindings. I personally have mounted skis with...
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    Agree with the ON3P recs above, Kartel 98 vs....

    Agree with the ON3P recs above, Kartel 98 vs. Wrenegade 98 depending on how much tail you like in a ski. I have a pair of the old 110mm Jeffreys and they're an amazing combination of playful and yet...
  49. Thanks, everyone. Really appreciate everyone's...

    Thanks, everyone. Really appreciate everyone's insights as I try to learn as much as I can about mountain biking - hard to know compatibility, etc, just through a web search. Yes, it's a 2008 Kona...
  50. Rockshox Pike RCT3 compatibility with an old bike

    Trying to upgrade my fork and found a good end of season deal on a Pike. My question is compatibility. I have an old 2008 Kona 26" that uses a Fox RL 32 that has a 9mm open dropout. The Pike (also...
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