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  1. If you DON'T take to a shop, and use paper...

    If you DON'T take to a shop, and use paper templates to drill from scratch, the procedure is to first drill a small diameter pilot hole, and then go in with the insert bit to ream out the pilot hole....
  2. You can get one if these if you don't want to...

    You can get one if these if you don't want to freehand it:

    https://www.bindingfreedom.com/drill-guide-block-self-centering/

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  3. Will be fine. A shop did that to a pair of my...

    Will be fine. A shop did that to a pair of my skis. They refunded me the mount fee, and did a free tune and wax. After the tune/slight grind, they smoothed out the dimple. I haven't had any problems...
  4. A foolproof way to do it, if you're concerned...

    A foolproof way to do it, if you're concerned about messing it up, is to have a shop mount the bindings without the inserts. And then when you get home back out the screws and then redrill with the...
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    Take to a dry cleaners/ alterations shop? Pretty...

    Take to a dry cleaners/ alterations shop? Pretty cheap for them to do what you describe, and will end up much cleaner than the Frankenstein stitches that we would make when sewing.

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    Your no- good friends should stop freeloading and...

    Your no- good friends should stop freeloading and just get those $150 skis themselves. [emoji1787]

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    You can pm me for employee friends/family...

    You can pm me for employee friends/family discount on refurbished iMac

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    Sounds pretty sketch. But i guess if you didn't...

    Sounds pretty sketch. But i guess if you didn't do it through friends and family option on paypal, you should have seller protection from them?

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    Why are they a hassle? One pull and a velcro, and...

    Why are they a hassle? One pull and a velcro, and they're good to go.

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    These topsheet katanas? Or the dragon...

    These topsheet katanas? Or the dragon topsheet?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211017/6fcdc2fc9b800055d7f7ff8670023ffc.jpg

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  11. It does have a super weird last shape. I got 6th...

    It does have a super weird last shape. I got 6th toe punches in both left and right. And the plastic is super malleable, so some heat and pressure was all it took for my pair to be not so...
  12. Nothing like toe bang while skinning DOWN a...

    Nothing like toe bang while skinning DOWN a slight decline to realize the advantages of sizing up touring boots. Ouch!

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    Including labor and fitting? Half the price of a...

    Including labor and fitting? Half the price of a zipfit. Hmmmmm

    Market competition is a good thing. We'll see...

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    How many moneys? Sent from my SM-G965U1 using...

    How many moneys?

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    I'll take the shift crampons Sent from my...

    I'll take the shift crampons

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    Apparently the ROM is such that you can run a...

    Apparently the ROM is such that you can run a marathon in technica ZG boots as well
    https://youtu.be/3GBtQpqlj8U

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    I have a pair of MTN labs, and solly puts this...

    I have a pair of MTN labs, and solly puts this tacky gum substance under the boot boards, which kind of glues them to the bottom of the shell. I'm guessing they did the same thing with the SHIFT...
  18. Typo... "goggle" Sent from my SM-G965U1 using...

    Typo... "goggle"

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  19. I'll take the google cases. $10 shipping for...

    I'll take the google cases. $10 shipping for both?

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    Same as an iphone 8 Sent from my SM-G965U1...

    Same as an iphone 8

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    You can shoot me a PM if you want employee...

    You can shoot me a PM if you want employee friends and family discount pricing


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    Zipfits have been going strong for me for the...

    Zipfits have been going strong for me for the past 6 years.

    It does make your booting procedure more fiddly, though. Have to put foot into liner, lace up, and then stuff the whole assembly into...
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    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Terminator-Full-Polariz...

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Terminator-Full-Polarized-Rectangle-Fishing-Sunglasses/987902949
  24. Or, shoot me a PM if you want employee friends...

    Or, shoot me a PM if you want employee friends and family discount pricing

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    $79 for wardens. 10% off on top of that...

    $79 for wardens. 10% off on top of that yesterday, AND free shipping? Damn! I guess you would have to live in Oregon to hit the trifecta and score on the tax-free status as well.

    I hemmed and...
  26. That ^^. I've got Griffens, attacks, pivots,...

    That ^^. I've got Griffens, attacks, pivots, wardens, some as demos, but most as fixed bindings, in my quiver. If you blindfolded me, i wouldn't be able to tell the difference while clicked in and...
  27. Probably. I prerelease out of griffins on a pair...

    Probably. I prerelease out of griffins on a pair of my skis more often than i prerelease out of pivots on my other skis.

    My pivots are also easier to click into in powder.

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  28. How did the bootfitter punch the instep? I've...

    How did the bootfitter punch the instep? I've never seen an instep punch executed or attempted before.

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  29. I have 27.5 liners unused for X Max 120. Just to...

    I have 27.5 liners unused for X Max 120. Just to clarify, you are looking for X Max (older model), and NOT S Max (current, new models)?
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    Crested butte guide

    Any recommendations for a good backcountry guide in and around crested butte later this upcoming week/weekend?

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    Douchebag Powder Skis... says the person with a...

    Douchebag Powder Skis... says the person with a couple pairs. [emoji1787]

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    That's a lot of shrubbery poking out in that pic...

    That's a lot of shrubbery poking out in that pic

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    I picked these up this past summer on gear swap....

    I picked these up this past summer on gear swap. They are officially awesome....
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    30 SPro to 29 SMax? That is a huge difference. ...

    30 SPro to 29 SMax? That is a huge difference.

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  35. Related question... I buy stuff from Canada...

    Related question... I buy stuff from Canada because the exchange rate means an instant 30% off sale. What you do get out of buying from the US? I would think everything would be more expensive for...
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    I take it to a shop to test. Are your knees worth...

    I take it to a shop to test. Are your knees worth $15 - $20?

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    To recover from my initial insert installation...

    To recover from my initial insert installation fuckup, i used margotron's method of plugging with oak dowels and G-Flex. Then enlisted the help of a friend with a drill press to redrill. Installed...
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    My question is why does 401k balance affect the...

    My question is why does 401k balance affect the decision of ski purchase? Surely you're not taking out a loan from your 401k to finance at 12%APR a pair of skis?

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    Steve Bagley, shop was formerly in Christy's at...

    Steve Bagley, shop was formerly in Christy's at the Bird, but he's since retired. Tragic.

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    This is awesome. Got some oak dowels today....

    This is awesome. Got some oak dowels today. Friend has the 5/16-18 die. Going to order the G-Flex. Feeling cautiously optimistic I might be able to recover from my insert installation f-up.
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    Sf bay Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk

    Sf bay

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    GFlex works better than the 72hr epoxy on the BF...

    GFlex works better than the 72hr epoxy on the BF website?

    https://www.bindingfreedom.com/epoxy/

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    Thanks for everyone's comments. I'm going to try...

    Thanks for everyone's comments. I'm going to try first to plug the holes with oak dowels and 72hr set epoxy, and then try redrilling. But this time starting with small diameter bit and working my way...
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    I drilled directly with the insert bit size. ...

    I drilled directly with the insert bit size.

    Maybe for my next attempt i should first go smaller diameter and then work up to the insert bit?

    My previous 2 successful insert installations were...
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    Had a total failure tonight trying to drill new...

    Had a total failure tonight trying to drill new skis for inserts. I used the BF drill guide block, which i had used last season to successfully install inserts into 2 pairs of skis. I think the metal...
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    Dibs. PM incoming Sent from my SM-G965U1 using...

    Dibs. PM incoming

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    I'd be interested in the bindings if you're...

    I'd be interested in the bindings if you're interested in splitting

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    Getting in line. 2nd dibs Sent from my...

    Getting in line. 2nd dibs

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    Where's the sale? Sent from my SM-G965U1 using...

    Where's the sale?

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    Too bad the pivot 14s are 130 brakes rather than...

    Too bad the pivot 14s are 130 brakes rather than 115

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