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    When I ski Atomic Backland 95s with my Scarpa...

    When I ski Atomic Backland 95s with my Scarpa F1s, I have to be very tentative. When I ski my Ranger 108s with the F1s, I feel like I can do everything with confidence. Methinks it may be the skis.
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    East MF Coast 19/20.

    Today was ice out day on Granite Lake (SW NH). Only 1 case of COVID-19 in our county. Lots of out of state plates on our road but e’erybody acting cool. Some hot outastate college girls...
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    About 7" base of Magic. Still snowing steadily if...

    About 7" base of Magic. Still snowing steadily if not nuking like it was at sundown. Report from yesterday was tilted hockey rink...folks couldn't make it up low angle trails. Should be an...
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    Ha! This reminds me of my last tour last year...

    Ha! This reminds me of my last tour last year with Peruvian after Stratton closed.

    Edited to add that Bromley specifically mentioned no uphill traffic in their closure notice.
  5. Don't mean to be a dick but the price on the F12s...

    Don't mean to be a dick but the price on the F12s is pretty outrageously high. Fairly minty examples are going for closer to $150 on this forum.
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    Always great to meet up in person Dangur. Hell...

    Always great to meet up in person Dangur. Hell of a sweet day.

    We skied Pitch Black last weekend and didn't hit a thing...this weekend was a whole 'nother story. After this week, I think...
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    If I'm paying $700 for a pair of boots, I'd...

    If I'm paying $700 for a pair of boots, I'd rather not have to use band aid fixes like the shims (I have a whole assortment of them in my workshop). As it turns out, Scarpas just get along with my...
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    My $0.02 on fit for the boots I tried on last...

    My $0.02 on fit for the boots I tried on last fall.

    I have average to wide-ish forefoot, fairly narrow heels, very low instep.

    Backland Carbon - instep too high, stock liner was pathetic, too...
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    SARS H1N1 Ebola All turned into media-hyped...

    SARS
    H1N1
    Ebola

    All turned into media-hyped hysteria when the common flu kills about 1000X more people every year than those "pandemics" ever did.

    Live your lives and be smart about hygiene.
  10. Thread drift.......You're going to love the V92s....

    Thread drift.......You're going to love the V92s. I got a pair also stupid cheap at STP in 179 and love them everywhere on Magic Mtn: steeps, trees, rock bands, hard groomers. I'm a believer in the...
  11. I've got that exact jacket in large. I've worn...

    I've got that exact jacket in large. I've worn it for well over 200 days and it still looks new except for a small tear in 1 sleeve from bushwhacking with Peruvian.

    I'm 6', 185# and can wear...
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    Been off the grid for a while. In a quick...

    Been off the grid for a while. In a quick catch-up here is what I surmise:

    People all over VT (north of Rte 4 which seems to be Bunny's limit of advance - cavalry term) are getting the goods.
    ...
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    Hint: It's north of Rte 4.....

    Hint: It's north of Rte 4.....
  14. Don't make us guess on the size. Hmmm....I...

    Don't make us guess on the size.

    Hmmm....I don't have an LTE but pretty sure I don't need a 5th FRS jacket.
  15. This. After I fucked up my first tech mount...

    This.

    After I fucked up my first tech mount using just the template (it went fine on the 2x4) I read XXX-er's tips and I've since mounted 4 sets of tech bindings and all align perfectly. I was...
  16. I'll be booting up by 8:30. Same clothes as in...

    I'll be booting up by 8:30. Same clothes as in the picture (hasn't changed in 5 years). Comments from people that skied yesterday: "Best day of the year".
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    Everyday I ski at Magic my skis get a stone grind.

    Everyday I ski at Magic my skis get a stone grind.
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    Picked up a pair of Liberty V92s and they rock on...

    Picked up a pair of Liberty V92s and they rock on ice but are very versatile as well. I'm 6'0" and 180# so a bit lighter. I ski in Scarpa Freedom RS (130-ish flex) boots. I feel like these carve...
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    Did you PM G-man? He's no longer on the EC but...

    Did you PM G-man? He's no longer on the EC but I'm sure he knows someone that might have a demo pair for sale.
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    Magic skiing really nice. 316030 Tomato Basil...

    Magic skiing really nice. 316030
    Tomato Basil Bisque compliments of Mrs. MNIAW.


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    Fucking flu...

    Fucking flu...
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    I sold the tech soles for my Scarpas so that...

    I sold the tech soles for my Scarpas so that option is out.
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    WTB Lange xt 130s 28.5 or similar

    Scarps breaks on the half size. A 28.5 Scarpa is like a 29. I cant get my right foot in a normal 27.5 shell.


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  24. There's a reason you're not getting offers. Skis...

    There's a reason you're not getting offers. Skis are short and despite being in good shape are 4 years old. I think the price is too high for this forum.
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    Mondo 28 Scarpa Freedom RS? 317mm BSL. I think...

    Mondo 28 Scarpa Freedom RS? 317mm BSL. I think I still have the tech soles for those. They have about 60 days on them but don't look it. Tech soles have never been used. If you're interested, I...
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    C'mon man, nothing beats cash.

    C'mon man, nothing beats cash.
  27. Free: Voucher to ski at Mad River Glen Tomorrow (2/14)

    Also posted on the ECRC thread...

    I have a voucher for a day ticket at MRG tomorrow that I'm not going to use. I can't see anywhere on the voucher where it says non-transferable. First one to PM...
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    I have a voucher for a ticket at MRG tomorrow...

    I have a voucher for a ticket at MRG tomorrow that I'm not going to use. I looked and it doesn't say non-transferable. First one to PM me gets an email with the voucher attached.

    Buy me a beer...
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    PM'ed

    PM'ed
  30. I ski with great photographers Sent from my...

    I ski with great photographers


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    Fun day at Magic today. Didn't see Benny. Did see...

    Fun day at Magic today. Didn't see Benny. Did see MMP, MSB, Rusty, OG, and lots of non-TGR friends.

    Life is pretty good.
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    313402 Soup stoke at Magic. Made by Mrs. MNIAW....

    313402
    Soup stoke at Magic. Made by Mrs. MNIAW. I should weigh 300 lbs.


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    East MF Coast 19/20.

    Northeast Slopes in East Corinth, VT has aT-bar and rope tow. Old school cool.


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    Bump for a solid seller. I bought an R1 from him...

    Bump for a solid seller. I bought an R1 from him previously and it was as-new and got to me really fast.
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    This. I just bought the V92s in the 179 length...

    This.

    I just bought the V92s in the 179 length and they absolutely slay hardpack at Magique. Even at $299, the V82s are what you want.

    I've never seen lazy technique from you...

    Depending...
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    I would absolutely unload it now if you can get...

    I would absolutely unload it now if you can get within $5K of what you paid for it. You're looking at a significant repair bill soon for a new head gasket.
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    Those are pretty vintage....I'd say that price is...

    Those are pretty vintage....I'd say that price is pretty high given what other frame bindings are selling for these days. They do appear to be in good shape but just not much of a market for them on...
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    Range Rover.....need I say more? Indicators of...

    Range Rover.....need I say more? Indicators of impairment? Hard to believe.

    No, Big Daddy, I don't need bail $$.

    In response to VT-F's comment, indeed, Brownie turned a potential shitty day...
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    I know the Ops Manager at MRG (he used to run...

    I know the Ops Manager at MRG (he used to run things at Magic). Last year, I asked him if I should go to MRG or Stowe on the $3.50 day. He said, "You don't want to be here for that shitshow."
  40. Ha! I ski about half of my downhills like this...

    Ha! I ski about half of my downhills like this because I inevitably forget to switch one boot back to ski mode.
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    Peruvian, FussyD and I will be at Smuggs today...

    Peruvian, FussyD and I will be at Smuggs today storm skiing. Various clothes but not my norm (fucked up and left them at Magic this week). We shouldn't be hard to find: two 2-plankers and a knuckle...
  42. Id be interested in the bindings if you want to...

    Id be interested in the bindings if you want to split. Pending price request of course.


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    Mounted a pair of Attack 14 ATs on Liberty V92s...

    Mounted a pair of Attack 14 ATs on Liberty V92s yesterday. Easy as pie. I love that Tyrolia uses the same hole pattern on every binding I've ever used. SkiEssentials review said there were metal...
  44. If only I was fatter. That's a smokin deal on the...

    If only I was fatter. That's a smokin deal on the Chemical pantalones.
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    Jumping on the Tim bandwagon. He hooked me up...

    Jumping on the Tim bandwagon. He hooked me up last spring. Too bad I don't really *need* anything...
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    Check out Freeride Systems. Owned by a mag and...

    Check out Freeride Systems. Owned by a mag and I'm a total phanboy. I ski in the rain and don't ever get wet in my Antero 2 softshell. Incredible customer service. You won't be disappointed.
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    Skied there a lot in the mid-60s. Everything...

    Skied there a lot in the mid-60s. Everything still looks the same as it did back then. A classic.
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    Wondering how many people read the entire list....

    Wondering how many people read the entire list....
  49. Different budgets.

    Different budgets.
  50. Dibs on the Rads if nobody beat me to them. PM...

    Dibs on the Rads if nobody beat me to them. PM inbound.
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