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  1. I think itís pretty obvious that you naturally...

    I think itís pretty obvious that you naturally bend the ankles, knees and hips when you absorb impacts such as when jumping off a small ledge in shoes. When skiing, in a super stiff boot you will...
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    I have a Rossignol throttle 173 with Burton plate...

    I have a Rossignol throttle 173 with Burton plate bindings Iíd part with. Mid-late 90ís era has n excellent condition. For sale. My kn es couldnít take the abuse so I hung it up
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    We are getting a new pup mid May. With this dog...

    We are getting a new pup mid May. With this dog Iím going to have him leashed to me all the time and take him outside every hour. Iím tired of the piss cleanup on
    Carpet.
  4. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Here is a pic from our dog breeder of our second...

    Here is a pic from our dog breeder of our second dog. We will pick him up at two months of age in early May. My boyís first dog was squashed by a bus when it was a year and a day old. This pup...
  5. Thread: Kilimanjaro

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    I vomited my way to the summit and back down in...

    I vomited my way to the summit and back down in 2001. I did the easy tourist route and I was hiking. Just be aware that the guides take you up pretty fast, compared to serious mountaineering rates...
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    Damn, thatís a great offer. When my boy was...

    Damn, thatís a great offer. When my boy was stepping up from 12Ē wheels to 16Ē wheelsĒ the bike we were given weighed 24 lbs. he weighed about 40 pounds. I bought him a Cleary Hedgehog with rim...
  7. Thread: newbie

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    I just saw this thread.. Gone are the Blackaddar...

    I just saw this thread.. Gone are the Blackaddar days where you could get by on guts and no roll. Back in 94 when I was starting I had a hand roll both ways on my third pool session. Granted, I...
  8. Poll: Iím running the standard surefoot footbed in my...

    Iím running the standard surefoot footbed in my foamed alpine liners. Superfeet green in my touring boots.
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    Just so you know, riding dirt roads is like...

    Just so you know, riding dirt roads is like cruising green ski runs. Make sure you have an idea what direction you think your riding will go as you do it for a year or two. 20 years ago I bought an...
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    If you think you might be tempted by that single...

    If you think you might be tempted by that single track you just went by, then err on the side of the dirt oriented bike. Iíd lean towards a plated 450, unless you want to do lots of pavement. My...
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    Try Klim gloves. Iím in their XXL zip cuff...

    Try Klim gloves. Iím in their XXL zip cuff goretex spring glove all winter long
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    Size 12 street shoes, and Iím in a 28 mondo...

    Size 12 street shoes, and Iím in a 28 mondo Doberman. They are punched prettywide at the sixth tie and big toe bunion spot. Punched for length on my tight big toe. Foam conformables. Next boot...
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    One of my high school friends here in Aspen was a...

    One of my high school friends here in Aspen was a top level high school Nordic racer. Now he works for the local schools and is a Nordic coach. Instead of getting all butt hurt over bike tracks and...
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    I used to have a low angled metal roofed garage. ...

    I used to have a low angled metal roofed garage. Snow would slowly creep off it and break off when it was overhanging the eaves. When I did shovel it, it was from the top down until I cut about a...
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    Going back to 1989, I had a horrific tib/fib...

    Going back to 1989, I had a horrific tib/fib fracture requiring a stainless steel rod and four screws. I had a compartment syndrome issue and almost lost my leg below my knee. I was skiing Salomon...
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    How much deposition was there on the road?Itís...

    How much deposition was there on the road?Itís hard to tell if the mass of the slide made it there, or if it was a cloud dusting
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    Thanks for the info. I guess at my size I donít...

    Thanks for the info. I guess at my size I donít feel the need for any more give in my boot. Iím in a 130 Doberman, but Iím nearly 6í-5Ē, and weigh about 235. The Dobermans arenít a particularly...
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    I used NRS cam straps on my Dobermans when the...

    I used NRS cam straps on my Dobermans when the Velcro failed. The worked great. Whatís the Bode version offer stiffness wise over a cam strap?
  19. I heard that you whisper the name of her sister,...

    I heard that you whisper the name of her sister, and then hold on
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    So sorry to read about this accident. I didnít...

    So sorry to read about this accident. I didnít know the victims, but from all news accounts the were great guys and will be missed greatly

    Google images places the accident on a section of single...
  21. Thread: Trucks.

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    That looks like a four door, Ford Mustang 2...

    That looks like a four door, Ford Mustang 2 fastback. Ugly as sin
  22. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    When I was 4, May dad and I picked up a puppy and...

    When I was 4, May dad and I picked up a puppy and she was my best friend for 17 years. I was hoping for a similar experience for my boy, so we got him a puppy when he turned 5. The dog (named...
  23. Punches take twenty minutes at most. Thatís for...

    Punches take twenty minutes at most. Thatís for the initial heating, punching and pouring some cold water on them. You can add a little more time if you need to punch/alter the liner. I know Iím...
  24. Thread: MMA in the BC

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    Maybe. Heís also in the hospital with serious...

    Maybe. Heís also in the hospital with serious injuries though. Iím betting face to face with the smaller cat on its back
  25. So what happened to dongís buddy. Did he pass...

    So what happened to dongís buddy. Did he pass his test or not?
  26. Thread: MMA in the BC

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    Imagine getting your hands around the catís...

    Imagine getting your hands around the catís throat. Once that happens, it probably canít bite you, but it could probably inflict some serious gashes with the claws on all four legs. Iím afraid to...
  27. Thread: Jury Duty

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    So it turns out the guy was acquitted! I was...

    So it turns out the guy was acquitted! I was wrong. The judge wouldnít allow a sovereign citizen defense, but his testimony about the officers responses to him when they figured out his identity...
  28. Occasionally. It helps that I drive a slow...

    Occasionally. It helps that I drive a slow 4Runner. Iíve received a few warnings. Somehow I made it thru my sport bike phase without ever getting pulled over
  29. Two when I was 21. Iím 52 now

    Two when I was 21. Iím 52 now
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    You can also get larger diameter inserts for...

    You can also get larger diameter inserts for overlapping holes. I have never used them, but Iíve seen them online
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    Correct. I would be worried about screws pulling...

    Correct. I would be worried about screws pulling out with overlapping holes. Iím not real concerned with the skis I ski snapping from some small holes. Usually I donít end up with holes lined up...
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    ďApples and oranges are apples and oranges. No...

    ďApples and oranges are apples and oranges. No matter how many times you bite that orange, it won't taste like apple.
    Also, you don't need to geek about the old holes if you fill them with shish...
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    I only mentioned the bomber methods Iíd ski. ...

    I only mentioned the bomber methods Iíd ski. Once the stronger fiberglass or metal topsheet has been compromised, I have little faith in wood plugs. Especially ones which the screws knife threads...
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    You can gain some thread diameter with helicoils...

    You can gain some thread diameter with helicoils or or inserts. Or T-nut thru the base. Most glue and fill solutions are janky
  35. Thread: Jury Duty

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    I was just released from jury duty. I was not...

    I was just released from jury duty. I was not selected and didnít get many facts during the selection process. It turns out the case is about a well known local hoodlum who got a dui and resisted...
  36. Thread: Jury Duty

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    Any ideas about cases coming up for trial? The...

    Any ideas about cases coming up for trial? The last one I was dismissed from was the Peter Nardi case. I read everything I could about it before the Judge could order us to avoid media reporting...
  37. Thread: Jury Duty

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    I just got a notice last week that I need to show...

    I just got a notice last week that I need to show up January 24th for Jury duty. Iíve been called a lot over the years. Most cases are dismissed. Iíve appeared at the court house three times, and...
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    thats what I thought back in 1989 when I was in...

    thats what I thought back in 1989 when I was in school in Boulder. Vail had two for one tickets, and I drive there with a friend. Worst lift lines Iíve ever experienced
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    Complete opposite here. I bought size medium...

    Complete opposite here. I bought size medium gloves for a friend and XL gloves for me. Had to give away the XL gloves to another friend. To the makers credit, they say they have made their gloves...
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    I thought you were saying using a low powered gun...

    I thought you were saying using a low powered gun was unethical, so I floated some caliber options which can make the minimum energy requirements for big game hunting. Not that coyotes are big game
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    The .357 and .45 air rifles are legal though. ...

    The .357 and .45 air rifles are legal though. The problem is the sound like a .45 also
  42. Thread: Smoke Detectors

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    Depending on the maker, and if they are smoke...

    Depending on the maker, and if they are smoke only or a combo smoke/CO unit, they expire in 7-10 years. Date them when you install them so there is no doubts in your mind about whether they should...
  43. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    I second the E rated tires opinion for that...

    I second the E rated tires opinion for that 4Runner. While running 10 ply tires seems like a good idea for toughness, that vehicle doesnít need the same tire one ton trucks pulling gooseneck...
  44. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Some people run 285/75/R16 tires on the 3rd gen...

    Some people run 285/75/R16 tires on the 3rd gen 4Runner, but rubbing up front can be an issue, as well as underneath spare storage. Plus the motor strains to turn them.
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    Iím glad that info helped. The maestro line is...

    Iím glad that info helped. The maestro line is pretty nice also, with more features and expense. Iíve found them to be more fragile than the simple mechanical switching of the Diva line
  46. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Durango area craigslist...

    Durango area craigslist
    https://westslope.craigslist.org/wto/d/tacoma-alloy-wheels-cooper/6759286888.html
  47. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    3rd gen 4Runner owner here. Iím running 16Ē...

    3rd gen 4Runner owner here. Iím running 16Ē Tacoma rims for my winter setup. I use 265/75/r16 tires. About 32Ē, up about an inch from the 265/70/r16 which came stock

    If I was to get snow tires...
  48. Thread: Ask a braker

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    I got tired of twisting off rusty lug nuts when...

    I got tired of twisting off rusty lug nuts when removing them. I used a bearing grease for years with no issue. Then I got new tires mounted at Tire Rack and they twisted off the first three lug...
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    Foggy is right. As I slide the blade forward or...

    Foggy is right. As I slide the blade forward or backwards, the front and back of the blade do not follow the slide in a straight line. The blade is an off at an angle which Iíd unacceptable for...
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    I love my Bosch 12 saw. But right now the blade...

    I love my Bosch 12 saw. But right now the blade is not parallel with the slides. I canít find any info on how to true it. Iím wondering if it took a fall of the bench. Does anyone have a cure ?
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