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  1. Ambition getting the better of adhesion... Came...

    Ambition getting the better of adhesion... Came down a pitch on a piste that was sheet ice, lost the edge and hit wall of solid ice the piste basher had left.

    The only thing that stopped me...
  2. New to me Volkl Kendos, 4 runs in... 316653

    New to me Volkl Kendos, 4 runs in...

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  3. Depends on the heal, the 18's use a pro heal...

    Depends on the heal, the 18's use a pro heal where the brake screws are also the front two binding screws. Not sure about the 1 v 2 on the lower din models though.

    Its the same on the Peak where...
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    I lost weight and also a couple of small injuries...

    I lost weight and also a couple of small injuries were enough for me to realise I don't bounce as well / get paid for time off as a contractor.

    I swapped the cruise missiles out of my quiver when...
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    Our winters in Scotland are brutal on cars with...

    Our winters in Scotland are brutal on cars with the amount of salt they put on the roads here.

    I use a system from Bilt Hamber Labs, save for some stuff I got from a chum who works in the off...
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    I mounted my 188's on the line with Wardens, (I'm...

    I mounted my 188's on the line with Wardens, (I'm 6'4 and about 220 with gear on with a 316mm BSL and ski in plug boots). I had a fun week in St Moritz on them, no fresh snow for a while but the...
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    The Daemon is an amazing ski, esp for anything...

    The Daemon is an amazing ski, esp for anything front side / resort. The only time I wasn't able to go flat out on them was on bullet proof ice, the sort only GS skis will do on. the moment a piste...
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    Pretty stoked about these too, I've been helping...

    Pretty stoked about these too, I've been helping Alex off and on with his journey for a few years now. Helping him build the prototypes for a few of these and doing his website for him and teaching...
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    I couldn't get my Axial brakes to fit on SPX15...

    I couldn't get my Axial brakes to fit on SPX15 Rockerace's. I've not had a good enough play though, I think it might be possible with some surgery though.
  10. Sadly I'm in Scotland, shipping might be a but...

    Sadly I'm in Scotland, shipping might be a but much but I'd always trade for more pivots, theres a few sets in the pivot box but one more can't hurt.
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    Nothing shall stand in your way. These were the...

    Nothing shall stand in your way. These were the only non race stock skis I've ever used that could actually hold an edge in the same way on a fis piste.
  12. It was worth it as I got a pair of 15's for free,...

    It was worth it as I got a pair of 15's for free, brand new off a pal who races skier cross as she didn't like the colour and wanted the blue versions.
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    I had the 192's in the AD graphic, selling them...

    I had the 192's in the AD graphic, selling them was one of the stupidest things I ever did, even if it was for a profit.
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    This is what I'm looking at for my do all windows...

    This is what I'm looking at for my do all windows home system since I refuse to pay what mac asks for a desktop. You will need a monitor though.
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  15. They are a new version of the SPX / PX but are...

    They are a new version of the SPX / PX but are designed for the R20/R21 Race Plates.

    You can free mount as I have on my piste skis, with a bit of careful measurement and combinations of a few...
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    Thats a fair point, I was comparing them to my...

    Thats a fair point, I was comparing them to my old Fischer Ranger 84's which handled resort crap pretty well and could rip mogul lines in the spring, I was hoping to find a slightly wider slack...
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    I wouldn't think so, I ski in plug boots and...

    I wouldn't think so, I ski in plug boots and usually rip around on my GS sticks in Europe. I'm am also about 100kg's and 6'4 so I may have over flexed them. (my quiver is all older and stiffer as...
  18. Kastle FX95/95HP the slightly softer little...

    Kastle FX95/95HP the slightly softer little brother to the MX's.

    I had the older version of these and liked them a lot. They were the nicer stable mate to my 192 Legend Pro 105's . I've also...
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    I didn't get on with them when I demo'd them in...

    I didn't get on with them when I demo'd them in Verbier, they we're next to useless with any sort of 3d or funky or hard snow. I just felt the tips would fold back on me.
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    Car doorsteps (hooks onto latch)

    Given most door handles are only held in with two m6 bolts and made of cheap plastic, and most door panels are pretty thin, its going to be what do you ruin 1st.

    I managed to accidentally rip...
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    Seconded, i demoed them twice and bought them in...

    Seconded, i demoed them twice and bought them in 188. They dont beat you up at all i found, they are my resort skis, they only stop being fun when its bullet proof ice. I keep my race sticks for...
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    Have a look at the BC Daemon as well, rev side...

    Have a look at the BC Daemon as well, rev side cut like the Corvus but 99mm and in a 183 or 188 (I have the 188 as my do all resort skis for Europe).
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    I go out and tune all the moguls for my skis...

    I go out and tune all the moguls for my skis every morning...
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    (never got it in the soft stuff) but I demoed the...

    (never got it in the soft stuff) but I demoed the 183 and I', 95kg and 193cm. Never found them lacking for stability either. However I did order the 188 as my resort ski.
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    Sticky: I only manage a week a year in Europe these days...

    I only manage a week a year in Europe these days but I keep my various race sticks for the steep icy pistes we have, nothing matches a sub 70mm waist GS ski when its not snowed.


    Sent from my...
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    Conversely to us Europeans PM Gear, Praxis, ON3P...

    Conversely to us Europeans PM Gear, Praxis, ON3P and the like are hipster American skis...

    I say this as a European who owns PM gear and Black Crows, I also think beards are horrendous, check...
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    Ive got the neoprene cam straps on my plug boots...

    Ive got the neoprene cam straps on my plug boots and its a good match, ive got the experts on my touring boots now. In retrospect I think it was a case of my old boots being too soft for the bode......
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    I'm 6'4 and 220 lbs, I tried the WC 'Bode'...

    I'm 6'4 and 220 lbs, I tried the WC 'Bode' version, I found very quickly unless your are Bode, you can't Bode.
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    I have a mid 2015 Retina Mac Book Pro 15, I took...

    I have a mid 2015 Retina Mac Book Pro 15, I took Mojave off the moment I put it on, I never plan on putting it back as it ground the machine (512mb SSD and 16GB of Ram) to a halt. I have a back up...
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    Its still a heavy ski, its lighter than an M5...

    Its still a heavy ski, its lighter than an M5 Mantra, but its not a freebird and has a lot of metal in it, I can haul ass on the 183.
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    Crovus is a wider Daemon at 108 and reverse...

    Crovus is a wider Daemon at 108 and reverse camber. The Daemon is closer to the M4 era Mantra, its a dam good ski (one of the best ive ever demoed.) but its more for resort fun.
  32. Black Crows: Arto in 183 with Marker Piston...

    Black Crows:

    Arto in 183 with Marker Piston Plates and M16's.
    Daemon in 188 with Pivot 18's

    As much as I think I'd like touring I'm kidding myself and really would be ripping about on skiing...
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    Heavy breathing, I sold my 192 105s which I...

    Heavy breathing, I sold my 192 105s which I regret, too much a missile for gentleman skiing in resort though.


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    Ive demoed the 183 deamon twice, my daily driver...

    Ive demoed the 183 deamon twice, my daily driver quiver is 184 Kendos and 190 Explosivs. Ive also had 188 MX 88s and FX94s in the past.

    Im 6’4 and 220 with gear on, mostly skiing in plug boots.
    ...
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    Black crows deamon Sent from my iPhone using...

    Black crows deamon


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    I've demoed them a few times now, the 188's are...

    I've demoed them a few times now, the 188's are going in the quiver to replace my 184 Kendos and 186 Whitedot Ranger 108's. Between them and a set of Bentchetlers I think I'm covered now.
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    Also I wonder how many of their say K2 Athletes...

    Also I wonder how many of their say K2 Athletes or Line ones give a shit about the Chinese works building their skis... I'm not one for boycotting brands like Apple as everything is made in China...
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    I think its a very good one, they should lead by...

    I think its a very good one, they should lead by example, all of them. Until then they are the problem more than most of us (I ski once a year and try to limit my use of air travel unless its...
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    POW (protect our winters) or as I call them the...

    POW (protect our winters) or as I call them the biggest bunch of hypocrites on snow. Oh we care so much about the winter and our planet, oh look theres no snow here lets all get on planes /...
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    Be glad, they are an utter pain in the arse to...

    Be glad, they are an utter pain in the arse to work on the A6, pretty much any engine job means removing the whole front end.

    The smaller Audi A4 based 4x4 Skodas are what you want. My OH has...
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    I demoed the 183 Deamon as well (from mountain...

    I demoed the 183 Deamon as well (from mountain air in Verbier) and had the opposite exp, they were on Warden Demos, not sure how on the line they were but I', 6'4 and 95kg and was skiing them with my...
  42. I was just about to suggest these, ok I've not...

    I was just about to suggest these, ok I've not toured on them but they were one of the most versatile fun skis I've demoed in a long time. I'm a tall fat fuck who likes to ski fast and even the 183...
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    Everything is going to be red. It's to make it...

    Everything is going to be red. It's to make it easier when people ask what to buy.
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    2015 rMBP I7 16 GB and 500 GB SSD. I installed...

    2015 rMBP I7 16 GB and 500 GB SSD.

    I installed 10.4 and it ground my machine to a halt, time machined back to High Sierra and it was running like a peach again.

    We did a test of one of the...
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    I'm 6'4 and have 35cm sleeves and a 42' chest. ...

    I'm 6'4 and have 35cm sleeves and a 42' chest. I've never found an American (bar Acrtreyx) brand that fits me all too boxy. Thankfully being in the UK opens up the British brands which are cut far...
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    Sticky: I'm on the hunt for some Jester demo's to swap...

    I'm on the hunt for some Jester demo's to swap onto them. I will put the squires on my partners new skis as she is litterly half the person that I am.
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    I've used the SPX Rocker flex on my piste skis...

    I've used the SPX Rocker flex on my piste skis with no issues, I did have to make my own rear template.
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    Sticky: Perfect thanks, makes life a lot easier as my BSL...

    Perfect thanks, makes life a lot easier as my BSL is 315 and I have some spare non demo markers.
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    Sticky: That would be sensible, and easy but my skis are...

    That would be sensible, and easy but my skis are in the attic at my folks.
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    Sticky: So I've been a jong and had a search but found...

    So I've been a jong and had a search but found not a lot, even Markers tech manual didn't really say. I picked up some second had skis with 2014 ish Squire Demo's on them. They are from a rental...
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