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    I'll pass at that price. Wardens have gone on...

    I'll pass at that price. Wardens have gone on sale new for under 130 at the end of the last 2 seasons. Might not be a repeat this year, but who knows.
  2. We took a risk dropping into 4 bowl on the 20ft...

    We took a risk dropping into 4 bowl on the 20ft of ice at the top. Figured there must have been pow in there due to the wind. Sure enough, best snow of the weekend. Icy moguls down low. Never...
  3. You couldn't have paid me to go into Heather...

    You couldn't have paid me to go into Heather based on how the rest of the mountain was skiing this past weekend (i.e. rock hard sketchy stealth ice all over despite tons of new snow).
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    If you end up splitting, can I get dibs on...

    If you end up splitting, can I get dibs on bindings?
  5. You still gotta go to ticket window to pick up...

    You still gotta go to ticket window to pick up previously purchased tickets in many cases.
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    I will weigh them in the morning, for posterity. ...

    I will weigh them in the morning, for posterity. Sorry was out all day today. They're the black and red ones. Metal tip thingy, yes.
  7. Yes, Sunday was much less sketchy than Saturday. ...

    Yes, Sunday was much less sketchy than Saturday. Didn't ski Monday, but Luk's note above is spooky. Looking around the mountain over the weekend, we saw a lot of people who drove up for the "epic...
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    Someone should really take a look at Kastle FX...

    Someone should really take a look at Kastle FX 85s for spring touring skis. Sierra blew out a bunch of them 2 years back for $199. I got 2 pairs. My kid rips on his 165s as a "no new snow" ski in...
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    Still interested in Wardens. I'll PM you.

    Still interested in Wardens. I'll PM you.
  10. Given the unexpected encounters with the hard...

    Given the unexpected encounters with the hard stuff this past weekend, despite lots of new measured snowfall, I wonder if that played a role in the accidents. I was really disappointed to see mhm...
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    https://www.powder7.com/ON3P-Billy-Goat-Skis-189cm...

    https://www.powder7.com/ON3P-Billy-Goat-Skis-189cm-New-Flat-2020/for-sale

    https://shop.on3pskis.com/products/2020-billy-goat?variant=19245610008672
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    People always say race skis will kick your ass if...

    People always say race skis will kick your ass if you get back seat or whatever. Heard the same thing about my kastles. I have no race background and am not especially talented and I don't really...
  13. Thread: Trucks.

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    Concur that the double cab is plenty of space for...

    Concur that the double cab is plenty of space for hauling humans in back seat. Had one of those before getting a crewmax. I regret the crewmax though the space was utilized for gear sometimes and...
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    Flawlessly eloquent. At 32, I still felt like...

    Flawlessly eloquent.

    At 32, I still felt like 22.
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    Yes

    Yes
  16. Thread: Trucks.

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    And you have to subtract weight of passengers and...

    And you have to subtract weight of passengers and any gear carried in cab. I loved my tundra dearly, and preferred many of it's characteristics to my new truck, but payload and "the general ability...
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    22ft and change is about right for the longest...

    22ft and change is about right for the longest 'Merican heavy duty trucks. Idk about Dodge mega cab LB tho. My truck is just over 22ft and I couldn't have ordered it any longer.
  18. Thread: Trucks.

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    They are right. The longest tundra isn't...

    They are right. The longest tundra isn't anywhere remotely close to that. It fit in my 19.5 ft garage when I had mine.

    Wait, did previous post say double cab long bed? Never seen such a thing. ...
  19. It was nuking all day at Meadows and then even...

    It was nuking all day at Meadows and then even more last night. The pic of my camper is from this morning and I had cleared 4-6 inches off before I went to bed at 10pm. And those 4-6 inches...
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    2 of my slowest and most careful mounts to date...

    2 of my slowest and most careful mounts to date (wtb Solly jig!). The rustlers had to accommodate 313bsl grom and 293 bsl wife. Looks like I ended up with 288-318mm. Phew...

    Goats, was just...
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    The more roo-glued screws I pull out of old...

    The more roo-glued screws I pull out of old mounts, the more I've decided to go back to marine epoxy. No failures and no issues, but it's not any harder to remove screws than with zero adhesive....
  22. Thread: Trucks.

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    Amen. I love to have my own toilet with me...

    Amen. I love to have my own toilet with me wherever I go, and to have a bed and a fridge full of beer when compelled to wait at the DMV or etc.
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    So much complaining in here. F350 crew cab long...

    So much complaining in here. F350 crew cab long bed here with a northern lite camper left on year round. It's my daily driver in the West Portland burbs. Trade offs? And yep, sometimes I take...
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    You have to "share" the photo, get that link,...

    You have to "share" the photo, get that link, click on it, then right click that photo and paste that link into img tags or use the image upload option in the forum's rich text editor.
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    If someone else wants cheap QSTs, I'm interested...

    If someone else wants cheap QSTs, I'm interested in cheap Wardens.
  26. That's the only possible Bachy weekend for us due...

    That's the only possible Bachy weekend for us due to lacrosse season starting in April
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    Oddly enough a friend (who didn't know I just...

    Oddly enough a friend (who didn't know I just bought a bed) sent me this today just because he thought it was interesting.
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    Yes and no. Definitely no more complicated than...

    Yes and no. Definitely no more complicated than dialing in a ski quiver. They give you a baseline game plan that's solid and you can tweak it from there. Biggest bed is 5 layers.

    From top down,...
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    God, that would take me a long and boring time to...

    God, that would take me a long and boring time to write. Their site has a bunch of good q&a on choosing layers. And if you email them, they'll help you design it.

    I went firmer than I was...
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    Hey bro, one of your several alternate...

    Hey bro, one of your several alternate personalities here. Remember you (we) have that 20% evo code to use. I saw those rustlers on clearance already in that size. So I just snagged those for...
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    172 Rustler 11? Kid can use em now and wife...

    172 Rustler 11?

    Kid can use em now and wife can use em when kid outgrows em.

    Got a good deal lined up. Tech talk JONG, I realize, but valid tangent.
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    WTB Pow Skis For Teen/Wife (bonus for PDX)

    To be clear, the teen and the wife are not the same person, but they may share this ski this season.

    BIG bonus points for Portland area transactions (and likely bonus $$ from me to you due to this...
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    Don't get me wrong. I do my fair share of...

    Don't get me wrong. I do my fair share of popping into reverse to clear corners in parking lots. Can't say I've ever had to on FS roads, but I've only been on 3 or 4 in this rig. Either way, the...
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    Definitely can't go everywhere, but it's bothered...

    Definitely can't go everywhere, but it's bothered me less than I was worried it would. FS roads haven't been a problem so far, even with the camper on there, but I'm not out rock crawlin. If I...
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    Crew cab long box. Problem solved. Yeah, it's a...

    Crew cab long box. Problem solved. Yeah, it's a bit long at times, but that's a problem I'm used to dealing with.
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    That's the most speed I've ever seen on a Nordic...

    That's the most speed I've ever seen on a Nordic course. Well done. Sorry about the whole Michigan thing.

    Definitely take the suit. It'll fit. That's the destiny of this thread, clearly.
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    First new mattress in 10 years this week. Foam...

    First new mattress in 10 years this week. Foam Sweet Foam. Natural latex, build your own layers and zip it up in a cover. So far so good. Latex wins out by a thin margin based on our preferences....
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    Decapitated cunt muffin discharge

    Decapitated cunt muffin discharge
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    Tapatalk rules all for posting pics on tgr. ...

    Tapatalk rules all for posting pics on tgr. Only PC equivalent would be Google photos link share. At least as far as my experience is concerned, but I'm pretty fucking on point.
  40. Brilliant, so the 2 skiers who don't want to ride...

    Brilliant, so the 2 skiers who don't want to ride with those 2 snowboarders and the guy who waits behind for his buds and the kids who forget where their pass is and the rest of the beaters who...
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    Yep, Luke snagged the Z12s. Attacks are...

    Yep, Luke snagged the Z12s.

    Attacks are available.

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    Damn, should have raised my asking prices.

    Damn, should have raised my asking prices.
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    Salomon z12. Used, but 9/10, $64 shipped. ...

    Salomon z12.

    Used, but 9/10, $64 shipped.

    Or Attack 13, $114, new
  44. Ah, you didn't specify Jonesy size cocktails ...

    Ah, you didn't specify Jonesy size cocktails

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  45. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    As a long time windy.com geek, I have frequently...

    As a long time windy.com geek, I have frequently stopped to marvel at how a few of the pollution metrics typically look over China. Great source material for the likes of zh though.

    Sent from my...
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    333 skis could fix those. Sent from my...

    333 skis could fix those.


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    Echo beer league ski or race ski. I would be...

    Echo beer league ski or race ski. I would be hard-pressed to get rid of my Dynastar Speedzone 12s for this purpose, even though they don't get used but a few days a year. If I do get rid of them,...
  48. Not sure what to call this... Baby eagle? The...

    Not sure what to call this... Baby eagle? The semi-spread egret?
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    Sunday got better as the day progressed. Tracked out pow from previous day that had sketchy crust in the morning...
  49. For anyone on hood, do not go home 26 Sent...

    For anyone on hood, do not go home 26

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  50. Got an extra pair of warden 11s that I'm willing...

    Got an extra pair of warden 11s that I'm willing to catch and release. Can't remember if I paid 100 or 125 here a few months back. They've been skied a couple hours. Let's just say 100 if you're...
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