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    Itís really such a cool shape

    Itís really such a cool shape
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    Well I’m pumped and bummed...pumped bc all look...

    Well I’m pumped and bummed...pumped bc all look awesome especially the skinny Protest for the Mrs.....bummed bc I stupidly and accidentally ordered black bases on hers...fark! She’s not home yet but...
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    Canít wait to get home from work today!! I went...

    Canít wait to get home from work today!! I went tiedye too on the base, super cool.....no veneer for me....i know blasphemy
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    FedEx packaging coming today! Anyone else!?!?

    FedEx packaging coming today! Anyone else!?!?
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    Damn those red ones look awesome!

    Damn those red ones look awesome!
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    Its chance I know but Keith ended up coming back...

    Its chance I know but Keith ended up coming back to me on the skinny protest for a lighter skier (I fell off the the kick for her)...to me that was big. We will see how this one plays out but his...
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    Protest orders have been placed! Let...

    Protest orders have been placed! Let summer....and the waiting begin!!!
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    Once itís time for those yetis to go please let...

    Once itís time for those yetis to go please let me know the details. Thanks!
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    Clearly I’m not good at pic posting

    Clearly I’m not good at pic posting
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    232050[ATTACH=CONFIG]232051[/ATTACH Figured...

    232050[ATTACH=CONFIG]232051[/ATTACH

    Figured Iíd upload some pow shots of my wife on her BCís.....Iím a proud husband.....
    Back to Praxis RX talk :)
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    Geeking out actually became a great education for...

    Geeking out actually became a great education for me so itís all good and Iíve learned a ton.

    I am/was on this b/c of our trip, she wants to go more than I do (maybe) so I figure why not have a...
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    All fair boys....all fair....and appreciated

    All fair boys....all fair....and appreciated
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    Bingo, I think the 163 is to short at this...

    Bingo, I think the 163 is to short at this moment. Iím neck deep in these wootest threads, the education/history is fantastic.

    I understand that 128 may work fine but 5í4Ē 120lbs is a much...
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    Thank you Macchio, I will start reading

    Thank you Macchio, I will start reading
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    I saw the RX but if itís stock flex itís a...

    I saw the RX but if itís stock flex itís a pass...blasphemy I know. Graphicallly itís the right ski...

    This is a soft snow, 3d snow, awesome snow ski for her....my only hold back is Keith not...
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    Agreed Macchio.....may have to build skinny...

    Agreed Macchio.....may have to build skinny protest #1.
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    Funny I started looking at the specs of the 169...

    Funny I started looking at the specs of the 169 RX...but I question if a skinny 177 protest pivots quicker. Seems like the RX skis longer which is nice for me but I'm not sure its the move for...
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    Thanks Macchio, I hit you back. I think the...

    Thanks Macchio, I hit you back.

    I think the PB are just to much width IMO at 170 and some sidecut is a must I feel. Agreed that the 172 Protest would be sick if based on the 163 and I wouldn't be...
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    Saw that as well but never addressed it with...

    Saw that as well but never addressed it with Keith. I'm swimming to the deep end slowly on a skinny Protest....
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    Thanks Steve....Japow ski for next years trip and...

    Thanks Steve....Japow ski for next years trip and then a closet ski broken out for cat/heli.

    Keith noted his issue is the tip measurement of a skinny protest 129/118/122 and questioned if the...
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    Ok team...ive burnt out my thinking cap....Iíve...

    Ok team...ive burnt out my thinking cap....Iíve been back and forth with Keith on a build for my wife who is in love with her BC. Some of you know Iím beating a dead horse on this build....bc I swore...
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    Yep makes sense and I actually read that on the...

    Yep makes sense and I actually read that on the wootest...sorry about that
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    Iíve read to much so I have to ask...why hasnít...

    Iíve read to much so I have to ask...why hasnít anyone pulled the trigger on a skinny protest....Iím assuming no one wants to be the first? Maybe I missed something in my reading
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    One note on the PJ... if you typically tune your...

    One note on the PJ... if you typically tune your skis sharp (guilty), the ski gets highly grabby and kicks around a lot.

    Typically on a center (or near center) mount you can drive through a high...
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    I'll piggy back on Shu here b/c the PJ (184 3+)...

    I'll piggy back on Shu here b/c the PJ (184 3+) this season it became the ski I looked to every time.....I wanted reasons to ski it and found many. NE tree skiing is a blast for it, it maybe the most...
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    Agreed, this is tempting but I think I settled on...

    Agreed, this is tempting but I think I settled on the 192.
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    Thanks all and agreed flex is the hardest part....

    Thanks all and agreed flex is the hardest part. In the end Iíll probably do the opposite and get a 187 flex 4.....after I continue to smash my head into the wall thinking about it.

    Canít wait to...
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    Final Protest question. Flex 3 in a 192? Iíve...

    Final Protest question. Flex 3 in a 192? Iíve never owned a ski line this so Iím a LL over. 3+ for the Goldilocks seems right but I hate bugging Keith on that stuff. My concept is a 4 but i Charger...
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    I'm 5'10/ 170lbs and really good looking. I...

    I'm 5'10/ 170lbs and really good looking.

    I split my time between VT and SLC.....this season had me 22 days in UT (5 day in Jackson) and 18 (or so) in VT. I'm not sure the Protest needs VT time.
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    Protest - if I'm to grab a protest this season...

    Protest - if I'm to grab a protest this season which would be 80/20 resort vs. BC/Side....would you guys stick with 187 vs the 192?

    Reason I ask is the crud busting ability of the 192 all here...
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    Oh, I missed that totally....thanks guys. She is...

    Oh, I missed that totally....thanks guys. She is a size queen....obvi why she married me....

    Nail on the head, I appreciate all the money you guys help me spend!
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    GPO - I was considering it for her but i come...

    GPO - I was considering it for her but i come back to width and whether necessary at her size. If I go minus 10 on the GPO Iím back in the same class underfoot as the BC she has. Two different skis I...
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    Thanks Meter, the crud busting of the 192 weighs...

    Thanks Meter, the crud busting of the 192 weighs in b/c I'm sure there will be some of that. Either the 187 or 192 for me will be inserted for alpine and tech.

    Japan is probably happening for us...
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    From what I'm seeing on the site its the 163 with...

    From what I'm seeing on the site its the 163 with the narrow waist
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    OK team, time to toss my hat into the question...

    OK team, time to toss my hat into the question ring....I'm not sold I need another ski....especially after having the Concept in 59" of fresh at the Ghee a few weeks ago and touring Teton pass (in a...
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    I just like the shape a ton...my wife has one and...

    I just like the shape a ton...my wife has one and I thought maybe this would be ďfunnerĒ for me in a stiff lay up, maybe a 4 would do it.

    Just pondering builds and how to give Keith more money.
    ...
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    I thought someone here had a BC builtup in a...

    I thought someone here had a BC builtup in a stiff construction.....any thoughts on this as a resort ski for soft days?
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    Itís funny there is so much tuning discussion....

    Itís funny there is so much tuning discussion. Iím not dumping here but my PJs skied better after we fixed my core shot and grinder them. I thought it was me but maybe not.

    With that said, the PJ...
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    Sorry for the late reply....yes on the dimple. ...

    Sorry for the late reply....yes on the dimple.

    Kieth noted mounting them back but I wanted a more centered feeling ski, mostly for the spring.....but what I got was a fantastic tree and bump ski. ...
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    Iíd like to see Kiethís reaction to some of the...

    Iíd like to see Kiethís reaction to some of the analyising...while I love it, read daily and add where I can.....Kieth must get a good laugh.

    Iím now taking my Piste Jibs for their virgin...
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    My PJs for this season are 3+ heavy core. Went...

    My PJs for this season are 3+ heavy core. Went normal topsheet bc Iím up and down with veneer and the look.
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    Shu and Eskido actually sold me on the Concept...

    Shu and Eskido actually sold me on the Concept more than anyone. The ski design on paper and in theory made a ton of sense for me. The ski delivered and was exactly what I wanted in a quest for a ...
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    It may have been this one.... 214105

    It may have been this one....

    214105
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    Another HUGE concept fan boy here. Iíll echo...

    Another HUGE concept fan boy here. Iíll echo everything said. Mega versatile ski but my favorite and possibly best attribute about the ski is how narrow it skis for the width. You can also toss them...
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    Island Bay....bc of Shu I am now the owner of...

    Island Bay....bc of Shu I am now the owner of 184Piste Jib, 3+, heavy core, carbon....no veneer.

    I see this becoming my daily driver....it's like the under arm surf board feel....it just feels...
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