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  1. What would you change in your current boots to...

    What would you change in your current boots to better suit your fused ankle?

    ... Thom
  2. So, just to confirm ... the little plastic nubs...

    So, just to confirm ... the little plastic nubs on the new window serve to keep the touring lock engaged?

    I really want to like these bindings, but something about this really creeps me out. ...
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    Yup, definitely Tecton, CAST, or Shift (in this...

    Yup, definitely Tecton, CAST, or Shift (in this order, for me) for 70/30. As far as the Duke PT, I'd wait for the second year's production before it entered the conversation.

    ...Thom
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    Sorry to hear that @Kevo. Sure folks have...

    Sorry to hear that @Kevo.

    Sure folks have gotten hurt on alpine binders. Lots of folks here also set their binders (shall we say) aggressively. Hardly even anecdotal data.

    U-pin rears ......
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    Real hard to say with certainty, since my buddy's...

    Real hard to say with certainty, since my buddy's uphill technique is better than mine, but they definitely fit much, much closer to the green Pomocas than to nylon skins.

    I'm really curious...
  6. Cleaning didn't work? I think mine are a year...

    Cleaning didn't work? I think mine are a year newer than yours, and they made some changes to the "glue", sometime during that period.

    ... Thom
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    Bond villain = powder ...

    Bond villain = powder

    https://youtu.be/WpGKE3lZ3NQ
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    I wouldn't discount Coltex and Contour either,...

    I wouldn't discount Coltex and Contour either, given my anecdotal and wholly unscientific comments in post #16.

    ... Thom
  9. I take it you've read through this entire thread?...

    I take it you've read through this entire thread?

    ... Thom
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    Yup, and keep searching for even more good...

    Yup, and keep searching for even more good threads and tips:

    site:https://www.tetongravity.com pivot forward pressure

    There, you'll find comments like rotating the heel 90 degrees to...
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    Nothing earth-shattering, but a good overview. ...

    Nothing earth-shattering, but a good overview. The "Mediocre" boys on skins (spoiler alert - Pomoca):


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7ex6tPFMos

    ... Thom
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    Pivots as well. I haven't had issues with either...

    Pivots as well. I haven't had issues with either Wardens or Aaatack ATs, however.

    ... Thom
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    KT Tunstall - Tangled Up in Blue (searching for a...

    KT Tunstall - Tangled Up in Blue (searching for a good Jerry Garcia Band version - stay tuned).

    The clapping at the beginning was a bit annoying until I realized part of it was because she's...
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    Thanks guys. A bit of clarification ... I get...

    Thanks guys. A bit of clarification ...

    I get the slightly upright stance thing from living with both '14 and '15 BGs.

    The asym. BG was an entirely different animal however, and was very...
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    Am I understanding correctly that the 108s don't...

    Am I understanding correctly that the 108s don't have asym? That changes everything.

    Asym. is the single thing that scares me about the BGs, after my experiences with Quixotes. @Powtron once...
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    Well, if he reassesses, that's a good thing, but...

    Well, if he reassesses, that's a good thing, but geez!

    Try as I might with the useless Facebook interface, I can't find the thread in the Colo BC Ski & Snowboard group.


    ^^^

    ... Thom
  17. I wouldn't ski on them until this was sorted out....

    I wouldn't ski on them until this was sorted out. When a binding isn't flush to the ski, you're inviting trouble.

    The question is whether a shop that screwed up so badly in the first place, can...
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    This has my attention. Also, follow along...

    This has my attention.

    Also, follow along with the question I just posted to the Praxis thread (Ullr vs. FRS).

    ... Thom
  19. So, for someone whose "cold, dead hands" ski is a...

    So, for someone whose "cold, dead hands" ski is a 182 GPO, what say yee about a fat equivalent for meadow skipping? These would be a UL/Carbon/#3 layup for touring.

    @grinch pointed me to the...
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    I forget the exact quote, but @Iggy said...

    I forget the exact quote, but @Iggy said something to the effect: groomers are a means to get to untracked snow.

    Words to live by.
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    ^^^ this ^^^

    ^^^ this ^^^
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    Thanks for that. Earlier in this thread (maybe...

    Thanks for that. Earlier in this thread (maybe in the 300g thread?) I mentioned that the R12s don't have clearing grooves.

    Well, as you note, this year's R12s/FR14s do, they're just not as...
  23. ^^^ count me in ^^^ ... Thom

    ^^^ count me in ^^^

    ... Thom
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    Yup, I find I have to play mind games with myself...

    Yup, I find I have to play mind games with myself to stay in control of the situation, because apart from their utility, I consider skis to be objects of beauty and a creative expression of their...
  25. Boards, not skis, but an epic day at Jaws over...

    Boards, not skis, but an epic day at Jaws over the weekend:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LX0cEPvTds

    ... Thom
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    My 182/Enduro/Carbon/Veneer/flex #4 Quixotes...

    My 182/Enduro/Carbon/Veneer/flex #4 Quixotes behaved the same as other Praxis skis with the same, or a very similar layup: flex #4, MAP or Enduro for all of them, with various combinations of...
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    So someone with COVID walks into a room and...

    So someone with COVID walks into a room and sneezes (without a mask on) and then walks out.

    CO2 readings look good. Do you feel safe in this scenario?

    ... Thom
  28. Irrespective of whether you have the right size...

    Irrespective of whether you have the right size shell, the double sock thing is a head scratcher.

    Double toe caps, yes. Double socks = fail.

    ... Thom
  29. Darn! The Pescado has suddenly floated up my...

    Darn! The Pescado has suddenly floated up my list, but the BMT 122 still holds my attention. I've never been on a full rockered ski however (BMT).

    It's a growing short list, however, which...
  30. Thanks, this (BMT) has my attention, and (as much...

    Thanks, this (BMT) has my attention, and (as much as I dismissed it for irrational reasons) so does the Pescado. I have time, and now more skis to obsess over. It makes sense to jump a full width...
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    Well, if it was my ski, I would (and did) plug...

    Well, if it was my ski, I would (and did) plug and re-drill. I had a wandering drill bit issue due to drilling near an old hole. I plugged with fiberglass and epoxy and re-drilled in this Swiss...
  32. You are not alone in your thinking. ... Thom

    You are not alone in your thinking.

    ... Thom
  33. Bucking might have been a poor choice of words on...

    Bucking might have been a poor choice of words on my part.

    With the Qs, I found that on hard snow, I needed to shift my weight back slightly, so I was pressuring the ski from center of my arches...
  34. Dust over crust performance. You have my...

    Dust over crust performance. You have my attention.

    Dust over crust performance is why I sold my Quixotes. This was a case of my natural stance not jiving with the asym. Skiing in a whiteout...
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    Always a challenge viewing this on a phone, but...

    Always a challenge viewing this on a phone, but we're now on the big screen ;-)

    I didn't catch that all 8 screw holes were used. Bomber plus? U-bet! My attention was drawn to some of the...
  36. Is it time to go down the rabbit hole for a...

    Is it time to go down the rabbit hole for a (hopeful) Spring custom sale? That gives me 5 months to obsess ;-)

    I've been thinking of a UL/Carbon/Veneer/#3 GPO for touring (stay with what works...
  37. I've wondered about BMT 122s for the next level...

    I've wondered about BMT 122s for the next level of meadow skipping float over my GPOs.

    I'm giving serious consideration to a UL veneer FRS, but that group therapy session will have to be carried...
  38. Whoosh ... the sound of my bank account balance...

    Whoosh ... the sound of my bank account balance ;-)

    ... Thom
  39. So much goodness. Here's to the mayor of Lot 4,...

    So much goodness. Here's to the mayor of Lot 4, wherever you are.

    Might have to add FRS to that collection as well ;-)

    ... Thom
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    His keynote address at Americana Fest is a good...

    His keynote address at Americana Fest is a good read:

    https://thetrichordist.com/2016/09/25/must-read-t-bone-burnetts-keynote-address-at-americanafest/

    ... Thom
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    This app (assuming I could get it to work), might...

    This app (assuming I could get it to work), might have some validity for remote fitting, and if you have no local options, that's obviously a good thing.

    One thing that jumps out at me is that...
  42. I started a mod project to see if I could convert...

    I started a mod project to see if I could convert my OG XT 130 Freetours from WTR to an alpine sole. That first year, the Langes didn't have Alpine/ISO 5355 inserts.

    I got wrapped around the...
  43. Yup ... in general, 9523 and WTR are close in...

    Yup ... in general, 9523 and WTR are close in shape, from the perspective of the height between AFD surface (the ball of the foot in the case of 9523) and the lip of the toe piece.

    There is a...
  44. WTR should be no issue at all. The contact is...

    WTR should be no issue at all. The contact is plastic to plastic.

    It's the rubber sole on a 9523 boot that adds friction.

    One additional concern I'd have with a rubber 9523 sole is rocks...
  45. What @tgapp and @snowaddict91 said. While red...

    What @tgapp and @snowaddict91 said. While red is faster, white is very stealth, so there's that ...
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    That's what I did - including uninstalling,...

    That's what I did - including uninstalling, reinstalling and applying an update.

    The bloody app is taunting me. Maybe they can run this app through user acceptance testing before releasing it?
    ...
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    Did you install it by going directly to Play...

    Did you install it by going directly to Play Store (which I did), or did you use the link Greg provided?

    When I clicked on Greg's link, it took me to some spam site (Super Surveys) that I...
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    Maybe I just keep skiing in my boots that fit...

    Maybe I just keep skiing in my boots that fit great ;-)

    20 minutes of my life that I'll never have back. 3 different locations in the house, 2 wasted sheets of paper.

    ... Thom
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    Anyone else on an Android and finding the app...

    Anyone else on an Android and finding the app restarts (reverts you back to aligning the bubbles)?

    ... Thom
  50. Powderguide has both templates. I can't find the...

    Powderguide has both templates. I can't find the link using my phone. Check the myofs thread, or maybe here:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2907447

    ... Thom
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