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    you using them with the ZGTP? what size boot you...

    you using them with the ZGTP? what size boot you in?
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    yeah... how do the dyneema straps hold up? I am a...

    yeah... how do the dyneema straps hold up? I am a clumsy mfer and walk on a lot of rocks...
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    what crampons are folks using with these? my old...

    what crampons are folks using with these? my old green CAMP aluminum ones don't really fit great, kinda between notches on the adjustment bar and even with the heel thing adjusted to max tightness,...
  4. and big businesses, if you count VC funded...

    and big businesses, if you count VC funded startups
  5. yeah it didn't seem that crazy to me, though I'm...

    yeah it didn't seem that crazy to me, though I'm also not thousands of dollars in the hole for my heli trip so maybe I'm lacking some perspective that others have
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    incidentally, being able to lift the race style...

    incidentally, being able to lift the race style flap with a ski pole handle (vs the plum 150 which I need to bend over and use my glove to lift, unless I have a whippet) seems to have extended the...
  7. fwiw I don't think the Protest is full rocker,...

    fwiw I don't think the Protest is full rocker, and at your size I think that ski in a 177 is crazy short... at 5'10" / 150lbs, the 179 Wootest (15mm skinnier Protest) was short even for 100% BC use,...
  8. you got maybe 20-30% of the population in...

    you got maybe 20-30% of the population in government mandated unemployment, which I am guessing is where the extra people are coming from
  9. +1

    +1
  10. ^ just start at 430am, you won't see a soul

    ^ just start at 430am, you won't see a soul
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    Well, I've been on a much lighter setup...

    Well, I've been on a much lighter setup (1.5lbs/foot lighter) which had me at about a perfect 50 DGamms ratio for a long time. Now at a 60 it's a bit heavier, but the down is more fun... only 33k' on...
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    using longer fixed length poles with the extended...

    using longer fixed length poles with the extended grip I usually just choke up on the descent...
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    ^ those BD Expedition 1s are awesome, the only...

    ^ those BD Expedition 1s are awesome, the only reason I switched is I badly bent one JONGing it up and couldn't find another pair in my size. Probably my favorites though (assuming you have the...
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    ^ I'm a big fan of one piece aluminum poles with...

    ^ I'm a big fan of one piece aluminum poles with an extended grip, the Helios are too spendy for me but I have some trabs ( https://skimo.co/ski-trab-maestro-poles ) and they're great. I also have...
  15. at least some of the people in this thread are...

    at least some of the people in this thread are slowly beginning to admit itís just FOMO lol
  16. :yourock: :yourock: :yourock:

    :yourock: :yourock: :yourock:
  17. Is there nothing whatsoever to eat in your house?...

    Is there nothing whatsoever to eat in your house? How often is going to the supermarket truly necessary, and are you going only that often? What if you forget something, eggs, and make a second...
  18. Do whatever you want, I don't give a fuck. I...

    Do whatever you want, I don't give a fuck. I never said and don't think that you're being a sheep for changing your behavior (that'd be a tough one to extract from anything I've written anywhere in...
  19. AGAIN: we aren't talking about coughing on the...

    AGAIN: we aren't talking about coughing on the elderly here, we are talking about doing something that maybe sometimes if you are greatly unlucky, once in a very very great while, results in needing...
  20. can someone get ee cummings here a word processor?

    can someone get ee cummings here a word processor?
  21. NW up to 10k in my usual drainage was pretty bad,...

    NW up to 10k in my usual drainage was pretty bad, though the crusts were largely supportable. below ~8k seems like there was not a solid refreeze. up canyon may have fared better.
  22. please post a complete report of everything you...

    please post a complete report of everything you did over the past 2 weeks: all food/drink consumed, every step taken indoors and out, every car trip, every movement actually, every single human...
  23. the old windows vista laptop acting as the server...

    the old windows vista laptop acting as the server for these forums must need to be rebooted again
  24. yeah... it's fucked up to hear other americans...

    yeah... it's fucked up to hear other americans espousing "just sit quietly at home and be happy you are able to do that" as an ethos. and the speed with which this cultural shift has taken place is...
  25. don't take this the wrong way, but from things...

    don't take this the wrong way, but from things you've said in this thread and others, the place you live sounds awful.
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    at one of the checkpoints during the Grand...

    at one of the checkpoints during the Grand Traverse maybe ~6 hours in (and ~0F temps) my Pieps DSP Sport was off somehow. the power switch was still in "transmit" mode, but the thing was off, not...
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    Sticky: what's up with the "R" on those W99s, mount...

    what's up with the "R" on those W99s, mount offset from center?
  28. what's up with people not understanding the car...

    what's up with people not understanding the car thing? people have been posting tattletale pics of cars parked next to each other at trailheads whining on social media. but unless you are all getting...
  29. ^ donít bother, some people here have lost their...

    ^ donít bother, some people here have lost their minds completely and decided that going outside by yourself is the same as injecting everyone in the fetal ICU with a rusty AIDS needle. no time for...
  30. ^ nice! any sense of how the temps / sun is...

    ^ nice! any sense of how the temps / sun is affecting the north facing stuff? the breakable crust was pretty heinous earlier in the week
  31. The Ethics of Outdorr Recreation in Times of COVID-19

    ^ absolutely. since you can bike from your house, and since nobody ever gets hurt biking or running especially on trails near where they live, itís the socially responsible thing to do. a...
  32. The Ethics of Outdorr Recreation in Times of COVID-19

    various UT pols are actively encouraging outdoor recreation, so donít get your panties too twisted about it up on that high horse. donít worry though all us good citizens are calling our...
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    fyi waxman's shop has quiver killers listed...

    fyi waxman's shop has quiver killers listed https://www.theguideshut.ca/g3-quiver-killer-inserts.html and a 40% off coupon on his page
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    2018-19 Praxis Skis Info and Resource Thread

    lol I love this thread. my ZGTPs are yellow with a black cuff like my Fischer Carbon Travers were... they may have slipped by unnoticed... I just make sure only one is visible at a time.
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    i like them to help the buckles get set, I leave...

    i like them to help the buckles get set, I leave them max looseness skinning. I tighten them up after the buckles are set to ski too
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    Black Crows Solis Ski Reviews

    Iím on Tecnica ZeroG Tour Pros, my other boots are Fischer Carbon Travers. The Travers I donít think would cut the mustard. ZGTPs obviously are great. Beefed up TLT6P, I dunno, I guess it depends...
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    I'm somewhat regretting not buying those LD102s...

    I'm somewhat regretting not buying those LD102s you had, but justifying it by saying I'll buy some NEW LD102s (or CD104Ls) this fall... we will see. For now, the BC Solis @ 100mm is doing the trick...
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    do you have a ski in between these 2 extremes?...

    do you have a ski in between these 2 extremes? you certainly have some room in the quiver if not eh :fm:
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/334386-Praxis-188-MVP-10-UL <- these are 188cm, MVP +10 (I believe the FRS is just a MVP+10...??) at a hair under 2kg/ski, that's a lot of ski for...
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    heh, actually dropped a better line but didn't...

    heh, actually dropped a better line but didn't wanna give it away :fm:

    it's just a lhasa topsheet, a 179 carbon bro actually. I should find it a mate, or give it away, but the topsheet is sweet...
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    Here's a fun "what praxis ski am I" game: 25m+...

    Here's a fun "what praxis ski am I" game:

    25m+ radius 180-189cm, <= 5cm tip rocker height, <= 2cm tail rocker height. with the custom widths I guess width doesn't matter so much... basically...
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    forgot to post of my great success in this...

    forgot to post of my great success in this thread. I had never done this before, but thanks to Boissal for the template + skimoco for the drill bits...

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    with the orphaned Bro doing its...
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    anyone know if the custom rocker options would...

    anyone know if the custom rocker options would permit reduction/elimination of some rocker? (eg 1/2 tip rocker height, 1/4 tail rocker height or just flat tail)

    I realize it's a stretch but hey...
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    Sticky: damn, those are awesome. those 106 look like a...

    damn, those are awesome. those 106 look like a dream. do you have a background in ski manufacturing? how many have you made / how long does it typically take you? so many questions lol
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    not to nitpick but length customization is really...

    not to nitpick but length customization is really the missing piece here
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    gotta agree that those prices for custom skis are...

    gotta agree that those prices for custom skis are crazy good. never skied on3p but plenty of skis retail at or over $800... < $800 for this level of quality and customization is pretty rad
  47. ^ hey at least she'll look steezy

    ^ hey at least she'll look steezy
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    I will just say I am ecstatic with my ATK Trofeo...

    I will just say I am ecstatic with my ATK Trofeo Plus. Everything just works, super dialed. Heel flap can be lifted with the handle on my ski pole during transitions. The rotation to/from flat mode...
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    ^ lol yeah thatís impressive

    ^ lol yeah thatís impressive
  50. that's a crazy good price, just more than I'm...

    that's a crazy good price, just more than I'm gonna drag around personally. some big dude should snatch this up though
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