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    How hot does the Big Green Egg get? I thought it...

    How hot does the Big Green Egg get? I thought it was mainly intended for sub-500F cooking. A quick search online says it gets hotter, but it doesn't look like it gets up to the sort of temps you want...
  2. Thread: Trucks.

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    Buddy has one of the RAM 3.0 diesels, it's...

    Buddy has one of the RAM 3.0 diesels, it's leveled on 35s. I've got a Ford 3.5 gas that's also on 35s. Same tires actually. We just did a road trip driving both trucks that was around 1,000mi round...
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    You've been intent on the only people being able...

    You've been intent on the only people being able to get the wheels off are these shop guys - are you saying they didn't actually remove / rotate anything when they said they did? If the latter is the...
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    Did you ask the shop guys how they get the wheels...

    Did you ask the shop guys how they get the wheels off the car? Sledge hammer always worked for me, as did kicking the wheel.

    Once you get the wheels off, do everything you can to prevent sticking...
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    This makes me really curious about the DW104. How...

    This makes me really curious about the DW104. How does it do on firmer snow compared with the WC108?
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    Ask them if they'd prefer for you to do a...

    Ask them if they'd prefer for you to do a chargeback. I bet they quickly issue you a refund or return.
  7. Damn! Nice work. Especially liked the long way...

    Damn! Nice work. Especially liked the long way around the block approach. I recovered a bike from a thief last year, great feeling.

    Generally, these people aren't that smart - I found mine via...
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    All the Pivots on their site:...

    All the Pivots on their site: https://www.snowcountry.eu/catalogsearch/result/?q=look+pivot

    Pivot 12s are $161
    Pivot 14s are $180
    Pivot 15s in Gold, Raw, and Forza are $202
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    Agree with you about it being exhausting to...

    Agree with you about it being exhausting to listen to him. I don't think that podcast made him come across as likable - too much hubris. Kind of curious about the skis, it does sound like they're...
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    I have both the WC and WC108. The WC108 is...

    I have both the WC and WC108. The WC108 is slightly shorter radius, slightly softer, and obviously a little bit lighter. It's easier to ski on firmer snow. It still cuts through chop well and does...
  11. It will surely snow next year...bump for these...

    It will surely snow next year...bump for these powderboards. Make me an offer, want 'em gone.
  12. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    It's unlikely that they are driving the exact...

    It's unlikely that they are driving the exact same route every single day - he noted some of them are driving 300mi a day. Just based on the info presented I think it's a safe bet the EV thing would...
  13. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    Are your employees/coworkers driving 25k+ miles...

    Are your employees/coworkers driving 25k+ miles per year for work? I think you'd lose a boatload of money in terms of lost productivity from them needing to stop and charge if those are miles driven...
  14. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    The answer is better public transit / mass...

    The answer is better public transit / mass transit. Electric cars are just punting an existing problem further down the road.
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    How do these feel in terms of length? I have a...

    How do these feel in terms of length? I have a pair of 184 Stormriders that ski incredibly long. It seems like these Stormrider TTs only came in a 192 which might just be longer than I need.
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    I work in the bike industry, and it's a similar...

    I work in the bike industry, and it's a similar thing where customers / riders are super fixated on weight. It's because it is a low hanging fruit measurement. You can weigh any of the options and...
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    I forewent the drive to Mammoth last week because...

    I forewent the drive to Mammoth last week because of the cost. I like skiing, but a solo trip for two nights is too much money to be worth it to me right now.
  18. Thread: Head RS boots

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    I'm curious about these new WCR boots - the 96mm...

    I'm curious about these new WCR boots - the 96mm lasted ones. What's the instep height like compared to a Technica?
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    The riding in the San Gabriels is absolutely...

    The riding in the San Gabriels is absolutely amazing. It's some of the best MTB, Gravel, and road riding. If you can drive a little there is a lot at your disposal. If you want to ride MTB I think a...
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    So what's the point of the Strive? Seems like...

    So what's the point of the Strive? Seems like they're trying to sell a cheaper to manufacture binding as if it's as good as a fully featured binding.

    Just my 2 cents as the most average skier on...
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    Too bad about the California level bald tires.

    Too bad about the California level bald tires.
  22. PM'd on the Stormriders yesterday - pretty...

    PM'd on the Stormriders yesterday - pretty interested in them. Let me know if you decide you do want to sell them.
  23. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Go to a resort for the first time and they...

    Go to a resort for the first time and they subscribe you to the mailing list as soon as you scan your pass. Obnoxious "feature."
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    Good point but I'm gonna assume OP isn't gonna...

    Good point but I'm gonna assume OP isn't gonna max it out if it's not turning. Don't think it matters a ton though, kinda the same outcome regardless - if you bungle it you're gonna need to drill the...
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    Mid-$1m range for a small home in a "cool"...

    Mid-$1m range for a small home in a "cool" neighborhood in LA has been the status quo for a few years now. A yard that size is a bonus in most of the city and an ADU that's already permitted is gold....
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    If you have a bench vise, I'd put the screw in...

    If you have a bench vise, I'd put the screw in the vise and turn the ski. Leverage.
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    There are a bunch of 108 to 115ish width skis...

    There are a bunch of 108 to 115ish width skis that are easy to ski - that's where I'd look for a pow ski that won't be sketchy or weird for general resort conditions. It's probably worth demoing a...
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    I've had Brother laser printers for at least a...

    I've had Brother laser printers for at least a decade now. They work really well - no weird issues. Even the $15 off brand toner cartridges for them work well for a few thousand pages. I wouldn't...
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    Freeride Systems is mostly Neoshell - I don't own...

    Freeride Systems is mostly Neoshell - I don't own one (I'm being picky and the color I like is out of stock right now) but they were super helpful over email and I think they're mag owned as well.
    ...
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    1/1 is the standard tune from Moment for these I...

    1/1 is the standard tune from Moment for these I believe. I have my WC108s at 1/1 and my WC at 1/2 base/edge. Both need to be detuned. I detuned mine to a couple cm from the contact points and then...
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    You need at least 4mm of engagement - that's 5...

    You need at least 4mm of engagement - that's 5 full rotations with the M5x.8 hardware.

    If you've got less than that I'd measure your existing 16mm length hardware with the depth finding end of a...
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    I don't have enough experience with both skis to...

    I don't have enough experience with both skis to say too much about the Atris but the WC108 is plenty of fun to me - it's really easy to ski, it pivots well, and it's as forgiving as anything else...
  33. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Did it go up from last year? Feels more...

    Did it go up from last year? Feels more expensive...or I just didn't ski that much this season cuz it didn't snow. Either way I'm not thrilled about buying a pass.
  34. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    F150. Uphill, snowstorm, headwinds...perfect...

    F150. Uphill, snowstorm, headwinds...perfect storm for bad fuel economy. Usually closer to 18 on the highway, but that 12mpg day really hurt when I filled up across the border in Canada.
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    I was considering an Atris last season, but ended...

    I was considering an Atris last season, but ended up on a WC108. I'm really happy with the WC108 and I think it's more similar to the Atris than the DW is. The WC108 is definitely stiffer than the...
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    I'm starting to feel like I chose the wrong time...

    I'm starting to feel like I chose the wrong time to do a 4k mile road trip. 12mpg all day yesterday and forgot to fill up before leaving MT for Canada.
  37. Thread: Trucks.

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    Early gen ecoboost was solid, but as with any...

    Early gen ecoboost was solid, but as with any turbo motor it will have more things to go wrong at higher mileage. Low mileage, I'd choose the ecoboost. Higher mileage I'd get the V8.

    I currently...
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    The BF screws are solid in terms of quality. I...

    The BF screws are solid in terms of quality. I think hex is better than Pozidriv but with the right PZ driver or bits the Pozidriv screws don't seem to strip easily.

    I'd get a small torque wrench...
  39. First time ever skiing JH today - pretty fun...

    First time ever skiing JH today - pretty fun spring conditions. What are the best spots when it's warm like this?
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    Utah drivers.

    Utah drivers.
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    Sounds like a nice week. Elixir is my...

    Sounds like a nice week.

    Elixir is my favorite spot in Mammoth for quick / easy - shockingly hard to find healthy options there.
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    Patagonia is a bit more expensive than I'd like...

    Patagonia is a bit more expensive than I'd like to spend when it comes to retail prices, but I like the company and the garments. In general, my Patagonia stuff has lasted well and the 40% off sales...
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    Odor in boots is caused by bacteria - if your...

    Odor in boots is caused by bacteria - if your boots are dry, bacteria won't grow. My feet definitely smell when they sweat, but my boots don't have any permanent odor.

    The best preventative is to...
  44. PM'd. Scotts are spoken for by grameleon. If...

    PM'd. Scotts are spoken for by grameleon.


    If you want these, I'll deliver 'em to ya in SLC this weekend...
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    What's the Smith lens that people like for low...

    What's the Smith lens that people like for low vis / overcast? Trying to determine if any of these goggles come with that lens specifically.
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    People do replace their Voltair batteries with...

    People do replace their Voltair batteries with lighter options, as it seems it uses a relatively simple battery. I haven't done this (and don't own one of these packs) but I stumbled into this...
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    Ignore the first 20 seconds of this video, but...

    Ignore the first 20 seconds of this video, but the actual on / off part is what I've done and it makes it pretty easy.

    https://youtu.be/BUli9WRIh0A?t=22
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    I just did the expedited passport thing and it...

    I just did the expedited passport thing and it took about ~2 weeks. Could get it done faster by going in person, but that was quick enough for my purposes. Costs a little more though.
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    With STH2s specifically, check how much...

    With STH2s specifically, check how much engagement you're getting out of the screws. You want about 5 full rotations / 4mm. Binding Freedom's stated specification was too short IME.
  50. Boots gone. Bump.

    Boots gone. Bump.
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