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  1. Shop Mags: Will Guardian/Tracker (size small)mount overlap with Jester Pro holes??

    I'm hoping someone who works in a shop can help me. I'm looking to turn my old Black Crows into a touring set up. They have been mounted 1x for Jester Pros at a 303 bsl. Last time I made this same...
  2. WTB: Look P14/Rossi FKS 14 Toe Piece (NOT WTR Model)

    Looking to replace a broken toe piece for a friend. Obviously would consider reasonably priced complete sets.

    Please let me know what you have.

    Andy
  3. Faction 3Zero 183 - 2015 model year, skied 3 times

    Faction 3Zero big mountain twins. 183 length.

    I bought these brand new and never really skied them. Too many skis in the quiver and too crappy a snow year last year. Honestly skied only 3 days...
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    I've now had about 10 days on my Corvus 183s,...

    I've now had about 10 days on my Corvus 183s, skiing in both Colorado and Vermont. I really really like these skis.

    I have skied just about every type of snow with these, other than deep pow...
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    I tour on the FX104. I like it a lot, but I have...

    I tour on the FX104. I like it a lot, but I have little doubt the Corvus is a better ski in chop and variable. The FX 104 has a much more traditional feel and seemed less versatile to me. Probably...
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    I don't have a green jacket but I was a Stowe...

    I don't have a green jacket but I was a Stowe today.
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    Solid first day on the Corvus. A few inches of...

    Solid first day on the Corvus. A few inches of heavy snow in Northern VT over ultra firm made for fun but variable conditions. I've kicked a lot of skis to the curb after a few runs and the Black...
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    Fair question, but yes. A few times actually. I...

    Fair question, but yes. A few times actually. I owned the second gen Cochise for a few weeks and then demoed the Katana. That was the end of the Cochise for me. I am firmly in the anti-Cochise...
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    Making this thread about skiing again . . .

    Making this thread about skiing again . . .
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    I agree... In fairness I haven't skied it, but I...

    I agree... In fairness I haven't skied it, but I have skied the Scout, which the Zero G 108 replaced and it's not even close from a stability standpoint.

    I've also been searching for a Katana...
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    Will do!

    Will do!
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    Good to know, thanks! Mine arrived today but I...

    Good to know, thanks! Mine arrived today but I haven't had the chance to take them out of the box yet. Can't wait.
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    Verb, Thanks a bunch. That's the exactly the...

    Verb,

    Thanks a bunch. That's the exactly the information I was looking for since I personally do not care for the new Mantra. I wanted to make sure the Corvus wasn't watered down in the same...
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    Thinking it is finally time to try the Corvus. ...

    Thinking it is finally time to try the Corvus. The specs and reviews all seem spot on to what I am seeking. I love the old Mantra and when I found a review calling it a bigger Mantra I was stoked. ...
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    Thanks for the detailed comments LC. Thanks also...

    Thanks for the detailed comments LC. Thanks also g86.

    Very nice to hear from someone with Katana experience. If all goes according to plain I'll get to demo these so hopefully I can screw around...
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    Still thinking about a pair of these. Has...

    Still thinking about a pair of these.

    Has anyone messed around with the mounting point? I have a long list of skis in the 110ish range I have tried in an effort to replace my Katanas, most...
  17. Welp, always like to follow up on these things in...

    Welp, always like to follow up on these things in case someone runs a search later.

    Dropped $29 for a "binding check" against my better judgment. I suppose I don't regret it because better safe...
  18. Thanks, Bandit ^^^^ More problems... As...

    Thanks, Bandit ^^^^

    More problems...

    As noted in Bandit's picture the screw position with the groove "flush" with housing is what I ultimately achieved by increasing the forward pressure. ...
  19. Anyone else?

    Anyone else?
  20. Thanks for the reply! I do agree that the...

    Thanks for the reply!

    I do agree that the screw sticking out should indicate too little forward pressure. (At least with Marker...)

    However, I am surprised I would have ended up in the wrong...
  21. Rossignol Axial2 140 Race Forward Pressure Screw Question. Please help me out!

    I just picked up some Rossi 9GS for beer league racing. Super easy to remount on the pre drilled plate. I'd be all set if I knew for certain how to dial in the forward pressure.

    First, these are...
  22. Crap, I should have douched my box before...

    Crap, I should have douched my box before listing. Smooth move by me.

    Thanks, Galbi!

    Sorry to anyone who wasn't able to reach me.
  23. FS: Tecnica Cochise Pro 130 25.5; Faction 3 Zero 183; (2) POC Fornix New in Box

    Moving a few items... pics to follow:

    (1) Tecnica Cochise Pro 130 (current orange model) 25.5, 300 bsl. I picked these up last year and used them sparingly. No snow worth touring for in New...
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    Exactly my thought... I can't imagine. RIP to...

    Exactly my thought... I can't imagine.

    RIP to another great one. It's a scary thing when like 75% of your ski heroes have passed on.

    Vibes to friends and family.
  25. Thanks again to all for the feedback. To...

    Thanks again to all for the feedback.

    To answer a few questions, it's a Trail model with the manually activated 4 wheel drive. It was NOT engaged when it was dragged. Really hoping that helps?
    ...
  26. Automatic transmission. Parking brake was not...

    Automatic transmission. Parking brake was not on, but I don't see how they would have put it in neutral since it wasn't a "friendly" tow.

    It was dark but I did take some pictures of the drag...
  27. Good advise. Thanks guys. GBB - thanks for...

    Good advise. Thanks guys.

    GBB - thanks for the thoughts on the 4wd relative to the maintenance light

    snoqpass - Good to know the light fires on around 5k.
  28. Brand new 4runner towed... damaged? Should I be worried?

    I just moved to downtown Burlington. As a welcome present my new 4runner was towed my third night in town despite my valid parking permit. The company admitted there were wrong, which is a good...
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    I finally found a pair in 26. Paid retail "sale"...

    I finally found a pair in 26. Paid retail "sale" pricing... but could be worse! Thanks all.
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    Auvgeek - I keep finding a ton of places with...

    Auvgeek -

    I keep finding a ton of places with 27's on closeout. Here's a link to some available in the high 300's with everything BUT a 26 available. Uggh
    ...
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    Still looking!

    Still looking!
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    Teo - Cool vid. What length are you on and...

    Teo -

    Cool vid. What length are you on and where did you mount them? I have been thinking about a pair of 184s for the east coast but don't get along with more centered mounting points, which...
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    WTB: Head Raptor 130 size 26

    Anybody got a pair? Any of the last three years is fine. New or used (with no or limited shell mods). Shells only would work too.

    Size 26
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    I'll call dibs on these!

    I'll call dibs on these!
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    Whoops. Thanks!

    Whoops. Thanks!
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    Maybe I am being an idiot, but I can navigate to...

    Maybe I am being an idiot, but I can navigate to the page anyway I try today. I found some things yesterday I wanted to jump on.
  37. Following up on my own post now that I got to ski...

    Following up on my own post now that I got to ski the 3.zero.

    First, I spent a lot of timing thinking about where to mount these. I mainly ski Volkl and some relatively unscientific eye balling...
  38. I have the skis in hand and had the opportunity...

    I have the skis in hand and had the opportunity to take some measurements.

    They measure 183 along the base as excepted, but a hair over 180 with a straight pull. I suppose this isn't a surprise...
  39. You might want to look at next year's Faction...

    You might want to look at next year's Faction Candide CT 3.0. The currently model seems to be pretty damn popular and with the downsize to 108 under foot next year it might in your wheelhouse.
  40. This for the reply 54. Good to hear you are...

    This for the reply 54. Good to hear you are happy with your set up and that the Factions seem pretty true to size. Similar to your comment on the Sickles, I skied the Line 100 and 115 in 186 which...
  41. Faction 3.Zero 183 on the way... Ski true to length? Too Jibby??

    So I tried to give a little flavor for what I am worried about in the title...

    A classic "I bought something on a whim, and now I want to know shit about it while I wait for the mail to arrive"...
  42. WTB: 1 Scott 52" pole, Racer, World Cup, Team Issue (Single pole)

    Broke my pole the other day. Before I buy a new pair I figured I'd throw out a post. Does anyone have a single Scott pole from the World Cup/Team Issue line. I don't care if the pant job matches,...
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    I have been looking for a Katana replacement and...

    I have been looking for a Katana replacement and have had my eye on these too... I agree, hard to find reviews, unfortunately.
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    Yup, new Mantra skis short. Go with the 184. I...

    Yup, new Mantra skis short. Go with the 184. I have skied the Bonafide in 180 and 187. The 187 felt super awkward to me from a length perspective even though that length generally is right in my...
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    Damn, you'd have a buyer on the boots if they...

    Damn, you'd have a buyer on the boots if they were a size smaller. GLWS
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    My buddy skis the Agent 100. Never tried them...

    My buddy skis the Agent 100. Never tried them myself because they aren't my size, but I can't believe how light they are when I load them in the car. They are a good looking ski (and I don't mean...
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    Any updates on Ashley Maxfield's condition?

    Any updates on Ashley Maxfield's condition?
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    Horrible news. RIP ...

    Horrible news. RIP

    http://www.powder.com/stories/news/dave-rosenbarger-dies-avalanche-2/
  49. SOLD to Tap! Thanks for the quick sale.

    SOLD to Tap! Thanks for the quick sale.
  50. Great, I will send you a PM!

    Great, I will send you a PM!
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