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    Price on these has been bouncing around a...

    Price on these has been bouncing around a bit--were $400 last week--but Evo has Helio 350 demos on sale.
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  2. speed Queen is what you find in the basement of...

    speed Queen is what you find in the basement of an apartment building where you know the machines are going to be abused to no end.

    May not have all the bells and whistles, but who really needs...
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    Amex Plat is ending guest access to the centurion...

    Amex Plat is ending guest access to the centurion lounges starting in February too...probably cancelling my platinum at next renewal as benefits are getting harder for me to use and price has gone...
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    Big Sky looking good from above the other day:...

    Big Sky looking good from above the other day:
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    Whitefish is working on it
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    Seconding everyone who says you don't need...

    Seconding everyone who says you don't need anything special--basically just anything with awd and moderate ground clearance (you might argue that AWD isn't mandatory 9 times out of 10...but its real...
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    Miele as a shop vacuum is bougie AF! Fantastic...

    Miele as a shop vacuum is bougie AF!

    Fantastic vacuums though.
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    I think I'm also about to go with a roughly -2...

    I think I'm also about to go with a roughly -2 mount on a set of Ravens.

    My BSL is 321mm and Hoji's formula woudl say 321-284 = 37 / 2 = 18.5 behind the line which translates to 84.15 from the...
  8. Wish they hadn't dropped the mini form factor......

    Wish they hadn't dropped the mini form factor...

    If I could get a mini version of this, it would be the first time in my life that I've upgraded a phone in a single generation...but I just love...
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    I got my halfingers at an rei garage sale (kris...

    I got my halfingers at an rei garage sale (kris model I think, in brown with an orange leather heel tab) years ago.

    i would never have tried them given the price, but if I lost these, I wouldn’t...
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    Classes > Youtube. Also the temptation with...

    Classes > Youtube.

    Also the temptation with youtube is to go too short. There's a reason most yoga classes are a full hour--you're just not gonna get much out of 12 minutes...those videos are...
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    The Bitchin Sauce is a good salsa alternative too

    The Bitchin Sauce is a good salsa alternative too
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    Some day I want one of those whole Jamons to go...

    Some day I want one of those whole Jamons to go with the bougie cheese. They pretty regularly mark down the $100 Serranos to $50 when they don't sell them all before Christmas...

    But what I...
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    My favorite banana bread is at Hana Farms on the...

    My favorite banana bread is at Hana Farms on the way to Hana.
  14. Are yíall telling me my dad should stop skiing...

    Are yíall telling me my dad should stop skiing his Salomon 555 equipes (with leashes!)? Retire the Olin mark VIs they are on?
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    Konig runlites are sometimes really cheap, in 17”...

    Konig runlites are sometimes really cheap, in 17” sizes and would be a step above the sport edition stuff.
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    discount tire was like nope and said I was...

    discount tire was like nope and said I was probably fine without the rings…luckily my size was readily available on Amazon.

    they also only had some annoying splined conical lug bolts.

    gotta...
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    Thanks, I actually read your review last week...

    Thanks, I actually read your review last week when I was deciding whether to buy another mag's pair of 2016 ravens. For my needs, I think the reduced weight, tiny bit of extra width, and single...
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    Oh, and if you want to make them look better,...

    Oh, and if you want to make them look better, either try to find an OEM-logo center cap that fits, or do what I have done on both sets of winter wheels since I couldn't find caps:

    Measure the...
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    Random cheap alloys from Tire Rack or Discount...

    Random cheap alloys from Tire Rack or Discount Tire/Discount Tire Direct should be fine for the most part. Sport Edition, vision, velox, or other brands like that.

    As long as you aren't pairing...
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    WTB 184 4FRNT Ravens (v2)

    Curious to try a fully rockered ski, and also need to fill a touring slot in my quiver, so putting out a feeler to see what Ravens might be out there.
    Not looking at new ones mostly because I'm...
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    X-ice XI3 or whatever on my GTI have been solid. ...

    X-ice XI3 or whatever on my GTI have been solid. Not sure how old they are, but I don't put that many miles on it so they are still going strong.

    Wife's tiguan got Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3s last...
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    Riding down from the volcano if you can get...

    Riding down from the volcano if you can get someone to shuttle you (or if you want to abuse yourself and ride the whole thing up). And doesn't have to be with the bikes but try to get up there for...
  23. I assume Twitter has existing corporate debt...

    I assume Twitter has existing corporate debt outstanding and given Elon took on more debt to buy it, I doubt he paid off the old debt first.

    So SEC requirements are still in place.
  24. Oh and you said climbing. The gym scene in...

    Oh and you said climbing. The gym scene in Chicago really exploded in the last few years. Lot of high quality options now.

    Outdoor requires driving, but you can day trip Devil’s Lake which is a...
  25. Spent my entire 20s (and then some) in Chicago,...

    Spent my entire 20s (and then some) in Chicago, feel free to PM with any questions.

    winter is harder, not because of the weather IMHO, but because you can’t do most of the fun winter activities....
  26. Thread: Jury Duty

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    i don’t really understand how jury duty works...

    i don’t really understand how jury duty works here. I just got a notice with a questionnaire to put me on the jury panel for all of 2023. No idea how that translates to a likelihood of serving.
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    Real good deals on all-clad stuff right now with...

    Real good deals on all-clad stuff right now with a bonus 15% off on the seconds sale.
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    I'm also jumping on the 189 Mfree 118 train with...

    I'm also jumping on the 189 Mfree 118 train with a pair I scored cheap on ebay.

    Think I'm going to mount them about half a cm in front of the line (just so I can re-use heel holes, previous owner...
  29. FYI, Rakuten cashback looks like it is currently...

    FYI, Rakuten cashback looks like it is currently at 10% which beats ActiveJunky

    (I also find Rakuten to be less likely to lose track of the transaction and to pay out quickly and easily--and their...
  30. Oh, you're right, for some reason I thought there...

    Oh, you're right, for some reason I thought there was a version that was a "2" but still before they went to gripwalk (and I thought I could see a number "2" in the scuffed up logo print on the toe)....
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    It would be cool if trailforks could take all of...

    It would be cool if trailforks could take all of that subscription money...and hire some developers to make the trails somewhat self-correcting.

    E.g. if the official trail goes one way, but 95% of...
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    I've edited GPS tracks on a couple trailforks...

    I've edited GPS tracks on a couple trailforks trails that have been changed/rerouted and their website actually offers decent tools for it.

    There are definitely some trails I've been on around...
  33. After weighing and quoting shipping to RAB3, I'm...

    After weighing and quoting shipping to RAB3, I'm willing to offer free shipping in the lower 48 if you buy both skis and bindings.

    Also open to exploring trades for flat touring skis in the...
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    Yeah, bit sketchy, but he's selling a bunch of...

    Yeah, bit sketchy, but he's selling a bunch of weird-ass shit, so my guess is he's cleaning out a basement or storage locker.

    All with a similarly vague description:...
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    Yeah, the newer/HD models come with a standard...

    Yeah, the newer/HD models come with a standard locking hitch pin, so I'm not at all worried about the rack falling off...I just don't like how much it starts bouncing around when the bolt backs off....
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    Back to the topic of 1up racks coming loose and...

    Back to the topic of 1up racks coming loose and wobbling on bumpy roads.





    I finally have an answer to this question: Yes, it appears that the bolt on the 1up rack actually loosens (rather...
  37. FS Attack2 13 Demo bindings (and optional Volkl Step 179 park skis)

    GONE

    EDIT: Not attack2. These are the low-stack-height Attack 1, alpine boots only, no GW/AT--price lowered to include shipping.

    Was pondering dropping these at the ski swap as I think my...
  38. What do you mean when you say MNC (Salomon term)?...

    What do you mean when you say MNC (Salomon term)? Do you mean the new Attack 14 MN? the old AT? or just the regular old pre-gripwalk Aaatack2 13?

    I have a set of attack2 13 demos that are...
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    the ZTTO lever on aliexpress is quite nice for...

    the ZTTO lever on aliexpress is quite nice for $15.
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    Not technically bought today, but the rain...

    Not technically bought today, but the rain cleared for the first ride on my ripmo.

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    Super happy with it.
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    to get to the edges, I add extra relaxing time. 2...

    to get to the edges, I add extra relaxing time. 2 hour rise then dump into pan, roll in oil, squeeze it roughly to shape.

    cover and rest for 20 minutes and then squish all the way to the edges. ...
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    just give it a good wash with green scotchbrite...

    just give it a good wash with green scotchbrite and you are well on your way to having a brushed pan.
  43. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I'm pretty sure the reason my dad took up...

    I'm pretty sure the reason my dad took up telemark was to make skiing with baby me more entertaining.
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    Yeah, its not a big deal. I suppose if you are...

    Yeah, its not a big deal. I suppose if you are searing somethign or sauteeing some vegetables before adding water it could be beneficial, but its not worth spending a bunch of money (and not worth...
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    Jeeze, this almost seems too good to be true. ...

    Jeeze, this almost seems too good to be true. But making a commitment for a 2024 trip right now is tough when you're in the middle of trying to have a kid and doing the math on when that thing might...
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    Sticky: Bump on this. Any Strive Demo template? ...

    Bump on this. Any Strive Demo template?

    Curious about slapping a strive demo on a ski with existing holes.

    Although I suppose it doesn't matter as you can always slide it around a bit...but it...
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    Sadly it looks like the only way I could make the...

    Sadly it looks like the only way I could make the STH2 work with the existing pivot holes is to mount at -1 and if anything I'd like to mount these skis +1.

    These are my favorite clamps and look...
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    Let me play with some paper templates and check...

    Let me play with some paper templates and check if they will work with the MFree 118s I just picked up.

    Otherwise I think I need to scrounge up a set of pivots.
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    I have a 2 pack of these Misen steels that I got...

    I have a 2 pack of these Misen steels that I got on sale for ~$55:
    https://misen.com/products/oven-steel?variant=39621352095825

    Nice because you can keep them together on one rack for a single...
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    Ditto on the 104. I've held them both in the...

    Ditto on the 104. I've held them both in the shop and I'm tempted...but it is hard to drop full price on a ski that it seems like nobody has actually skied.
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