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    Thanks for this, never knew about them. Tedious,...

    Thanks for this, never knew about them. Tedious, but cheap compared to other options.
    Similar idea to this-
    https://www.pugski.com/attachments/9b8c8b52-6450-449d-bd82-1c8503e5117b-jpeg.64327/
  2. Thread: WTB tongues

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    WTB tongues

    Anybody have unused tongues they want to sell?

    Frankenboot project.

    Size 28-29ish
    open to scarpa, Dynafit, atomic, etc.
  3. Stated for truth. It is a shitshow but I love...

    Stated for truth. It is a shitshow but I love poking around there. Gear history museum at it's best.
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    I still have a few Gucci Epic pieces. My memory...

    I still have a few Gucci Epic pieces. My memory is that it totally encapsulated(thus Encapsil) all the fibers with silicone so it was a lifetime DWR. One piece was Epic treated microfiber...
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    Giving David McPhail some mod competition!

    Giving David McPhail some mod competition!
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    Terry rocks! Agree

    Terry rocks! Agree
  7. The old pickle boots for the win. Leather booted...

    The old pickle boots for the win.
    Leather booted Tele Racers used to make highbacks with the same raw materials.
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    No worries here, that was just my lame attempt at...

    No worries here, that was just my lame attempt at humor!
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    Per the boot product mgr this is correct. ...

    Per the boot product mgr this is correct.


    "After about 15 minutes in the boot (sitting, standing, flexing, walking) I started to feel some discomfort on the instep of the right boot. This is...
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    Without seeing the boot in person I took a WAG....

    Without seeing the boot in person I took a WAG.
    "Failed I have."
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    Try taking the screw closer to the ankle out that...

    Try taking the screw closer to the ankle out that attaches the tongue to the clog to ease entry for molding purposes?
    Put back in when done.
  12. I think some of the diverse thoughts on the full...

    I think some of the diverse thoughts on the full rocker Volkl kids ski depends on style, technique, weight and strength. My daughter has had three pairs of these as she grew 118, 138, and 158cm. All...
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    Can you compare fit to other boots, especially...

    Can you compare fit to other boots, especially Nordica ProMachine or Atomic Hawx Ultra?
  14. Kinda looking for a pair also.

    Kinda looking for a pair also.
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    K2 Mindbender Boots

    Seem to have a lot of good going on.
    All PU shell, Good Lock Mechanism.
    Din or Gripwalk Soles. Not much info out there other than marketing, anyone try them at intros last year.

    Anyone have...
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    "No metal needed. Fuck, no carbon needed either"...

    "No metal needed. Fuck, no carbon needed either"

    Maybe Volkl 100eight, subtle reverse camber, less taper possibly won't be as sketch.
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    This too-...

    This too-
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LIfhbMVN3fY
  18. The original Nordica Comp 3, an early 3 piece...

    The original Nordica Comp 3, an early 3 piece design had the tongue under the shell like the current Salomon QST boot.
    Personally I think thatís the way forward and my next frankenboot.
    ...
  19. I tried on an older Pdg boot that had the buckle...

    I tried on an older Pdg boot that had the buckle closer to the shin and it felt much better. Easy mod- just move buckle up, no messing with ankle rivets.

    Or maybe try to order Vulcan/Mercury...
  20. Phantom Splitboard was the company that made the...

    Phantom Splitboard was the company that made the buckles. Donít see them. On website anymore. Might be worth an email.
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    Replacement seems pretty simple, no soldering...

    Replacement seems pretty simple, no soldering involved.
    https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/JBL+Flip+3+Battery+Replacement/87646
    Battery is like 20 bucks- ...
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    That is stoke of the year!

    That is stoke of the year!
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    I only tried this boot on briefly, but I think...

    I only tried this boot on briefly, but I think the impression of big comes from the high roof over the instep, rather than a lot of extra length.

    My initial impression is that this is THE boot...
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    Voile Wedges gone?

    Voile Wedges gone?
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    "Yep, I use a jig to plot the hole locations and...

    "Yep, I use a jig to plot the hole locations and drill them on a vertical mill with a stubby bit to avoid the usual 'wander' that you often get when drilling acrylic. "
    Thanks for that, I have...
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    I'm trying to shim a pair of shifts to the...

    I'm trying to shim a pair of shifts to the equivalent of zero differential alpine bindings. This is in combo with a pair of Hawx XTDs. Getting tired of the trial and error method, any input on...
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    First few days with little (2 to 4 year old)...

    First few days with little (2 to 4 year old) kids-
    Hula Hoop works better than bending over to give them you ski poles to hold on to.
    Backpack with handle to pick them up.
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    . Wish the hard/soft setting were more accessible...

    . Wish the hard/soft setting were more accessible and easier to change on the fly.
    Buy appropriate hex wrench.
    Cut down long side.
    Superglue in flex adjuster bolt.
    Done.
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    "Changes: For 19/20, R3 130 gets a Dynamic...

    "Changes: For 19/20, R3 130 gets a Dynamic Response Insert (marketing jargon for a Grilamid horseshoe we inserted into the rear of the throat of the lower that made this boot considerably stiffer and...
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    Thanks, but not quite, internal view to see how...

    Thanks, but not quite, internal view to see how it engages is what I'd like to see.
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    Could someone please post pics of the walk /ski...

    Could someone please post pics of the walk /ski mechanism? Views that show how it engages/releases?
    Thanks.
  32. If you don't want to go as radical as the boot...

    If you don't want to go as radical as the boot mods I posted, a TLT 5 with the rivets removed at the forefoot flex area would probably get you what you are looking for.
  33. Totally Agree with this. The old Voile under...

    Totally Agree with this. The old Voile under binding wedge totally fixed this problem, even when skiing with just a three pin. Didn't help wth climbing efficiency though.
  34. If you want to get creative- This guy is using...

    If you want to get creative-

    This guy is using cut down mercuries for Alaska bushwacking-

    http://telemarktalk.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1407&start=10

    Inspired by him I started but got no...
  35. Add a shim to the tongue. Good how to here-...

    Add a shim to the tongue.
    Good how to here-
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GrM1eo0UWc
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    No worries about end grain capillary action with...

    No worries about end grain capillary action with wood? Seems to me it would suck in water.
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    Atomic Hawx Ultra and Salomon XMax/S-Max are much...

    Atomic Hawx Ultra and Salomon XMax/S-Max are much tighter in the cuff than the Langes.
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    Next year Marker has Excel race bindings with...

    Next year Marker has Excel race bindings with Gripwalk

    http://www.zuzupopo.com/xe/catalog/232259 page 17
  39. 27 in 26.5 Hawx Ultra XTD worked out great for...

    27 in 26.5 Hawx Ultra XTD worked out great for my skinny high arched foot.
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    As stated by LT, you do know the BMT 122 will...

    As stated by LT, you do know the BMT 122 will become unobtanium after this year? Don't do it man!
  41. Volkl BMT 94 with UVO Disc Volkl BMT 109

    Volkl BMT 94 with UVO Disc
    Volkl BMT 109
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    Maybe look at Roxa R3 line, very similar to Full...

    Maybe look at Roxa R3 line, very similar to Full Tilt in design. Similar on paper 99mm last, but don’t know how it fits in real life.
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    Noticed the poles also. Use of poles that long...

    Noticed the poles also. Use of poles that long would put me in the backseat.
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    No argument there. The boots are also super...

    No argument there.

    The boots are also super light- look like a new Scarpa Alien, Alien RS, and LaSportiva Sytron.
    My point is more that they didn't just use the Grizzly binding for a pure...
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    Thanks for posting this What boots are you...

    Thanks for posting this
    What boots are you using? And How much shim did you need?

    I'm on my second set with XTDs. 9mm first and now up to 13mm. Finally feels right.

    For what it is worth,...
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    Wow, they actually ski that Grizzly binding down...

    Wow, they actually ski that Grizzly binding down hill. For sure thought it was a uphill race only binding.
    https://grizzly.ski/en/grizzly-test-jasna-low-tatras-2/
    Before anyone rips on their style,...
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    That's brilliant. Email/call Wally, he very...

    That's brilliant. Email/call Wally, he very approachable.
    Wall =Mark Wariokis owner of Voile
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    Different Binding? Wrong binding delta for me...

    Different Binding? Wrong binding delta for me toasts my quads.
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    Yes theoretically , lateral release at heel is safer for ACLs, but in real life do tech bindings actually provide this function? Who knows.
    Rabbit hole-...
  50. There's also this- ...

    There's also this-

    https://dodgeskiboots.com/chairlift-chats-how-safe-are-alpine-touring-bindings/

    I read somewhere, (maybe it;'s in vid, haven't watched it lately) but can't find it now that...
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