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  1. There's a bunch of feedback on the CD104L and...

    There's a bunch of feedback on the CD104L and LD102 on last year's group buy thread.
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    Still in flux after moving. Yearning for garage...

    Still in flux after moving. Yearning for garage space.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190915/3b8f8e1fd4b485d12eb9b91f8f3ff6ae.jpg
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    I threw down earlier this week. Git em, y'all!

    I threw down earlier this week.
    Git em, y'all!
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    Not following. How can something rust if it's...

    Not following. How can something rust if it's coated? Wouldn't the coating cut off the oxygen supply? I thought that's why we prime and paint steel structures, engine blocks, bike frames, etc.
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    Found it! You're right, the threads are rolled....

    Found it! You're right, the threads are rolled. I'm a metal caster and I don't know shit about rolled threads, so I just assume everything is cast and then machined.
    ...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    Yeah, no what really happened is I read something a long time ago and can't fucking remember what I read now. I'll post it if I find it, although your response above could likely be inserted above or...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    I'm pretty sure at least the BF inserts are cold cast and then tapped. I remember reading that they leave the flecks of flashing on the outer threads to grab the ski core better. Could be a cast...
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    Not sure who actually casts the ski inserts, but...

    Not sure who actually casts the ski inserts, but they're made to a custom spec. You won't find them outside the ski industry. You can find old threads here about the development of the BG inserts if...
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    It's a 30amp 120

    It's a 30amp 120
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    Moment Skis Discussion

    The guy on the Moment live chat said he skied a proto 193 last year that was a little planky and really heavy. I got the impression that they tweaked it a little to make it more manageable all...
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    6'8" tall, 35" waist, 40" inseam Strafe Cham...

    6'8" tall, 35" waist, 40" inseam

    Strafe Cham XL fits pretty good with waist Velcro adjustment all the way closed. Standing at rest, the cuffs are about 1" off the ground behind the heels and the...
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    Which model Ren? I haven't skied the Ren but have...

    Which model Ren? I haven't skied the Ren but have been wanting to. Was considering trying the new Ren but it sounds like its a significantly different ski than previous years. Last year it seemed...
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    Closing out the ad. Thanks for playing. Real life...

    Closing out the ad. Thanks for playing. Real life activity level is ramping up. If I just took something down that you wanted, PM me. Just removing to free up brain space. Will post again when time...
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    Bruh

    Bruh
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    Hmm, yeah. Damn. All three commanders are on my...

    Hmm, yeah. Damn. All three commanders are on my wishlist, at this point. Right now though, I've got a one track mind for the Chipotle Banana boats.
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    FS: Minor Ski Inventory Purge 2019

    Sorry, I didn't answer your question. I haven't decided yet. Right now it's a toss up between the 191 Kartel, 190 Deathwish, and the Cochises that have been my goto ~110mm ski for four years.
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    Heh. Well I'm on a hair trigger, looking for...

    Heh. Well I'm on a hair trigger, looking for excuses not to sell most of these. Your reviews were what got me all riled up to buy the Corvuses. I hope they don't sell, frankly, but wanted to send...
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    Left: 2264 Right: 2280 I don't remember if...

    Left: 2264
    Right: 2280

    I don't remember if that is with storage wax or without, but I think it's the latter.
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    Belafontes are sold. Sorry, man.

    Belafontes are sold. Sorry, man.
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    Did that. The ski is not salvageable. No singles...

    Did that. The ski is not salvageable. No singles have materialized yet. I'm not too worried about it. I've got 25 other options in my basement. :)
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    FS: Minor Ski Inventory Purge 2019

    Reducing inventory. All skis sold flat and priced as such. Bindings are available with some of these when noted, but are not available separately.

    SOLD - $350 - 2019 Praxis Rx (4 flex) - 189cm...
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    anchovy

    anchovy
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    My 6 year old wants some with "just the butt". ...

    My 6 year old wants some with "just the butt".
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190907/4d076ac203e5b91b317b1903062e593c.jpg
  24. https://www.powder7.com/K2-Pon2oon-Skis-169cm-Used...

    https://www.powder7.com/K2-Pon2oon-Skis-169cm-Used-2019/for-sale
  25. These look pretty cool:...

    These look pretty cool:
    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F163640540047
  26. But he hates long lift lines...

    But he hates long lift lines...
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    That looks awesome. Are you gonna do it? I'm...

    That looks awesome. Are you gonna do it? I'm thinking about doing the Avy II.
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    Price drop bump.

    Price drop bump.
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    2018-19 Praxis Skis Info and Resource Thread

    Post #8, etc, on this thread:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/322240-Veneer
  30. OBD2 Fault Code software for Windows 10 recommendation

    You've already pulled the trigger and got something, but I'd still recommend getting a cheap, Wifi capable OBDII reader and downloading a few freeware OBDii phone apps till you find one you like....
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    Epic radness https://youtu.be/MJ5SVd7XJDI

    Epic radness
    https://youtu.be/MJ5SVd7XJDI
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    I think I'm picking up what you're putting down....

    I think I'm picking up what you're putting down. It's going to be crucial in this process to regularly do the cross functional reach out, stay locked in and close some gaps. He'll need to be able to...
  33. WTT: 2014 metal Volkl Katana 191 for '13/'14 184 length

    Here's a shot of the 2013 version. The tail is flatter but it's not much different.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190829/8943ccbd4274e6b0a6e0791074ef6bed.jpg

    Edit: hmm.. I don't know. Is it...
  34. He has them for sale in gear swap, I think for...

    He has them for sale in gear swap, I think for $100. You should buy them!
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    2018-19 Praxis Skis Info and Resource Thread

    Here's a shot of 5 flex heavy hitter nylon with maybe 40 days on them

    This and the above were shot pretty straight on, camera aimed at waist. These don't fully decamber below the dot either, but...
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    2018-19 Praxis Skis Info and Resource Thread

    It's far back on these. I strapped them together at the dot and they weren't fully decambered (below the dot)
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    2019 stock flex, veneer, 189cm, skied maybe 5...

    2019 stock flex, veneer, 189cm, skied maybe 5 days, so still pretty much in its original form

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190828/b3ef66cd9b6063ae45f12e81e5b50d1e.jpg
  38. The 191 became a little stiffer and the tail of...

    The 191 became a little stiffer and the tail of both the 184 and 191 was flattened a bit, as far as I can tell. Oh, they also added 1mm underfoot, and increased the turn radius. There aren't many...
  39. Thread: Praxis Rx

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    I have a 189 nylon heavy 5, and it's a great all...

    I have a 189 nylon heavy 5, and it's a great all around ski for the PNW. I agree with the above. I'd tend to grab something else on a deep day, but would be totally happy with it if I didn't have...
  40. Just listened to the first part of your...

    Just listened to the first part of your conversation. So much good information in there. Thanks a lot for doing this, I feel enlightened.
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    Morning bump for the FOMO crowd.

    Morning bump for the FOMO crowd.
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    Thanks. Those were burning a hole in my head....

    Thanks. Those were burning a hole in my head. Trying to save up for some chipotee-nanners, but it's really hard.
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    This may be a bad data point because I don't have...

    This may be a bad data point because I don't have the 2012, but I do have both the 2013 model and the 2017 model and the weight difference is negligible: within 50g.
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    Just weighing in on the Hoji. I use the 2019 187...

    Just weighing in on the Hoji. I use the 2019 187 Hojis as a dedicated touring rig and have been really digging them. They dance that line between light weight enough to not wear you out, and...
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    I was just thinking about these today, after...

    I was just thinking about these today, after looking at my specs spreadsheet (yeah, I know...) and sorting by turn radius. The bi-radius, 34-41, tip to tail, is the baddassinest I've got for mountain...
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    Early morning Palmer hot laps at breakneck speeds...

    Early morning Palmer hot laps at breakneck speeds on 2014 or earlier (reverse camber plus metal) Blizzard Cochises. I wait all year for it. Afternoon slush busting is the next best option. Cochise...
  47. PM sent, re big bro hybrids

    PM sent, re big bro hybrids
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    My new favorite toy. I can't quit playing with...

    My new favorite toy. I can't quit playing with it.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190812/9153f81152013d288e5560a988d82f36.jpg...
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    Those Chipotles are so rad looking. I love the...

    Those Chipotles are so rad looking. I love the large turn radius/reverse camber combo.

    Is anyone skiing the 193 yet?

    Maybe me in a few months...
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    My name is Michael, and I also own a pair of...

    My name is Michael, and I also own a pair of Billy Goats (189cm, 2018 model). <"Hi, Michael.">

    I think Blister reviewers, because they strive provide information and opinions on a ski's...
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