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    I am selling ONE used Goal Zero Yeti 200X (187Wh...

    I am selling ONE used Goal Zero Yeti 200X (187Wh at 120W AC output, handles 200W surges) and also the extra accessory of a 120W wall charger (which charges twice as fast as the standard 60W wall...
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    For anyone interested in PORTABLE RECHARGEABLE...

    For anyone interested in PORTABLE RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES...

    PSA: $430 for a 720Wh EcoFlow River Pro, at Costco.com until 10/24/21...
  3. BigDump if you prefer the enjoyment from going...

    BigDump if you prefer the enjoyment from going straight-ish.
    Bodacious if you prefer the enjoyment from turning.
    Both skis are heavy, fast, and require muscle.
    A full day of the forces from a...
  4. As OP for this thread, I edited Post #1 to...

    As OP for this thread, I edited Post #1 to include the recent info from waveshello. These wholesale prices are a pretty affordable way to replace broken parts.
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    To recover from knee surgery, I always test my...

    To recover from knee surgery, I always test my knee and test my limits for an extended period on THIS 2-ski quiver:

    - 183cm Head m103 (for top speeds & power without risk of hooking or any...
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    PM sent. .

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  8. All the COVID uncertainties and curveballs, plus...

    All the COVID uncertainties and curveballs, plus skiing with mild half-injuries all season, made it a very weird winter for me of "not aiming high" for my ski goals---so I was content to just ski...
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    Thread drift, but... Today I just realized...

    Thread drift, but...

    Today I just realized that Pon2oon is entering its 11th consecutive year of production. I mean 11 years for just the 2nd-gen version, AFTER they added the "2" into the name. ...
  10. I'm happy to tell you about my testing setups....

    I'm happy to tell you about my testing setups. But my methods are not "blind", so you can always use that to shoot me down.

    Anyway, if you care about it, I'm happy to try to talk you through it....
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    Hey AEV, are you in/near Tahoe nowadays? Let me...

    Hey AEV, are you in/near Tahoe nowadays? Let me know if you want a used BO118 186cm for $215, nice edges and bases, except drilled twice for FKS...so it will perform great, but might be hard to...
  12. So, you're saying there are only 2 possible...

    So, you're saying there are only 2 possible explanations (i.e. either 1. cavemen, or 2. a made-up idea). Why do you believe there could not possibly be any 3rd explanation? Weird.

    Also, when you...
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    I'm clueless about RV's and this whole thread,...

    I'm clueless about RV's and this whole thread, but when this F-550 parked next to me at Mammoth, I thought of you guys in this thread. Makes my Subaru look tiny, and so many lug nuts!
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    I'm overly nice and considerate in real life, so...

    I'm overly nice and considerate in real life, so I politely asked psycho-bully dad to explain what he didn't like about my high-speed straightline, but he was too furious to yell anything coherent...
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    To those who will be skiing Mammoth before...

    To those who will be skiing Mammoth before closing day... Watch out for aggro rage parents who go ballistic on you when you ski faster than whatever imaginary speed limit rule they make up in their...
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    I have the 21 (not for sale). It's HUGE. Don't...

    I have the 21 (not for sale). It's HUGE.

    Don't be too quick to reject the 18. Only difference is the 18 is 2 inches shorter in height, and the 10 lbs lighter weight makes it significantly easier...
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    I would definitely meet up with you to give those...

    I would definitely meet up with you to give those skis a try. Whether it's this spring, or next year, or whenever. :)

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    I also "vouch" for Zardoz Notwax, and this new...

    I also "vouch" for Zardoz Notwax, and this new look seems to be the exact same product, but now with different "baseboost" name, and it appears the price has gone down about 40%. Nice.

    On the...
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    Not my sale, but here's a scratchy pair in my...

    Not my sale, but here's a scratchy pair in my current area.
    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/757663575129482

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    Agreed. To me, the point is: If a Buyer isn't...

    Agreed. To me, the point is: If a Buyer isn't seeing the obvious, it shouldn't take 4 months of dispute for someone here to educate the Buyer. Sellers can help make this community a better place by...
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    Who's "at fault"? It's the thief who accessed the...

    Who's "at fault"? It's the thief who accessed the OP's shared mailroom.

    OP seeks a solution: OK, make a reasonable effort to prevent a theft beforehand.

    1) Buyers can take responsibility and...
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    No affiliation with these sellers, but maybe you...

    No affiliation with these sellers, but maybe you could find a Reno maggot to assist you with this $200 pair at
    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/236773304716004/

    Also, I saw a less...
  23. Thread: Free skis

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    Hey Tahoe Maggots, I can offer free...

    Hey Tahoe Maggots,
    I can offer free face-to-face delivery to the Truckee/Squaw area, if you commit within the next day or 2---because I will be meeting this seller anyway sometime this week.

    I...
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    Hey Tahoe Maggots, I can offer free...

    Hey Tahoe Maggots,
    I can offer free face-to-face delivery to the Truckee/Squaw area, if you buy within the next day or 2---because I will be meeting this seller anyway sometime this week.

    I can...
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    Put me 3rd in line. I can pick them up...

    Put me 3rd in line. I can pick them up face-to-face. No shipping.

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  26. Kahuna's camber profile is traditional camber...

    Kahuna's camber profile is traditional camber with twintip---no rocker.

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    PM sent. .

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    PM sent for bindings.

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    Yo L8APX, I have a pair of this ski model (I...

    Yo L8APX, I have a pair of this ski model (I think the year was 2006).

    Did you end up with Flex=2 (softer)? Or Flex=3 (stiffer)?



    Yes, and...
    Yo L8APX, to preserve the topsheet... Before...
  30. not my sale 201cm Asteroids in Tahoe...

    not my sale
    201cm Asteroids in Tahoe
    https://reno.craigslist.org/spo/d/stockli/7253421567.html

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  31. Thread: Props to...

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    Sticky: Props to mr_pretzel. Long ago, I mentioned that...

    Props to mr_pretzel.
    Long ago, I mentioned that a specific ski model was at the very top of my WishList, but with a severe constraint that it must be a low-price deal, even if that meant I'd need to...
  32. See...

    See https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/340377-FS-STH-16
    (not my sale)

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  33. My experience is it's always easy whenever I bend...

    My experience is it's always easy whenever I bend Royal brakes, because I have a table vise and a pipe. I've even widened 90mm brakes to become 125mm, no problem. Takes more force than bending...
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    PSA: On IKON system, just now I cancelled my...

    PSA:
    On IKON system, just now I cancelled my reservations for Aspen for Feb 11-17, so maybe someone here with IKON Pass can quick snag some of the days I cancelled for this holiday weekend. Good...
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    I'm curious... Why do you prefer to replace the...

    I'm curious... Why do you prefer to replace the DIN=16 springs with DIN=14 springs, instead of the nearly equivalent method of just removing the concentric inner "helper springs" that are already...
  36. 1.) I applaud these kinds of attempts. I...

    1.) I applaud these kinds of attempts. I encourage you to keep developing this idea, and we'll see if users can ever actually harness any value from it. I don't even know if I like high twist or low...
  37. UTAH PSA: Black Crows Free Demos: at Solitude and PowMow

    This FRI & SAT at Solitude:
    FRI details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/118181486825826
    SAT details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/118181490159159

    This SUNDAY at Powder Mountain (and...
  38. Newsom's slideshow clearly says "Your Actions...

    Newsom's slideshow clearly says "Your Actions Save Lives...Go skiing..." OK Gavin, how many lives will I save if I ski 100 days this season? :)

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    What? Are you saying the Quixote's camber can...

    What? Are you saying the Quixote's camber can both increase and decrease over time? Like it increases some days, yet decreases on other days??? Like its camber varies with temperature? Or do you just...
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    You could ski 1-2 days (inbounds to get a lot of...

    You could ski 1-2 days (inbounds to get a lot of laps) on your current mount of the Shifts, just to evaluate how that mount position feels, and then decide if you will prefer to move forward or back...
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    I mounted even more classics for even more fun on...

    I mounted even more classics for even more fun on even more WROD's.

    2009 Volkl Mantra 191cm - (900S DIN=14 metal heel, 957 DIN=12 plastic toe)
    2012 ON3P Wrenegade 191cm - (900S DIN=20 metal)...
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    In addition to optional center punch, you could...

    In addition to optional center punch, you could also optionally use a tape measure to verify the marked factory recommended mount position, also plug any old holes with plastic or wood dowels or just...
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    Thanks for the first-hand report. Sweet. Your...

    Thanks for the first-hand report. Sweet. Your description of spending time at Wolf Creek sounds way less infectious than the ways Americans spend their time whilst they're NOT at Wolf Creek. So, only...
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    Sunday webcams of Wolf Creek once again look like...

    Sunday webcams of Wolf Creek once again look like perfect enforcement/compliance, and perfect at limiting crowding.

    Looks like lift lines have been a non-issue so far at Wolf Creek. A Saturday...
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    Wolf Creek is closing for Mon-Tues. Today is...

    Wolf Creek is closing for Mon-Tues.

    Today is their first Saturday, and webcams look like perfect enforcement/compliance, and perfect at limiting crowding.
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    Hey OP, on your previous thread, I started...

    Hey OP, on your previous thread, I started advising you about ancient exploding Salomon binding models, so I will continue here...

    The 912's from iriponsnow should be safe. A lot of plastic, but...
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    Hey OP, if you want to see the 747 heel explode...

    Hey OP, if you want to see the 747 heel explode just for fun, try setting the heel DIN to max, and then just snap your empty boot in and out of the binding for 4-5 cycles and see if the heel explodes...
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    I mounted more classics for more fun on more...

    I mounted more classics for more fun on more WROD's.

    2003 Kniessel Flexon Tanker 190cm - (900S DIN=14: metal heel, plastic toe)
    2005 Dynastar Legend Pro 186cm - (900S DIN=14: metal heel, plastic...
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    I can't make sense of your words. I thought the 2...

    I can't make sense of your words. I thought the 2 heel patterns are WAY different, and I thought the 2 toe patterns have same 36mm lateral distance between holes.

    If it's really 32mm vs 36mm, as...
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    In USA, Trollhaugen in Wisconsin opened Sunday...

    In USA, Trollhaugen in Wisconsin opened Sunday (with a real chairlift, not just a rope tow), then closed for Mon-Wed.

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