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    Just to pile on, amen

    Just to pile on, amen
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    Nono. Ski terms are not a strong suit. ...

    Nono. Ski terms are not a strong suit.

    There's not really a defined technique as far as I can find, more or less figure it out yourself.

    It's definitely more friendly to bumps/bump...
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    Oregon 2021-2022 Snow Flow Thread

    If by that you mean I'm the same guy posting on newschoolers in a white jacket, then yes. Or if you saw me struggling on NW today, also yes.

    It's improving lol, gotta stay out of the backseat to...
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    Bachelor should corn up pretty quick. Hit me up...

    Bachelor should corn up pretty quick. Hit me up if you want to take a round on the monoski!

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    Lol does everyone else also have the same user...

    Lol does everyone else also have the same user name on that other site? But yea apc.fr is me over there.

    Mono mini unquestionably.

    Also if anyone wants a go, mono is setup with all demo...
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    The latter. Should make for a good time, though...

    The latter. Should make for a good time, though I'm hoping some of the smaller parks are open tomorrow for some practice


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    The monoski is prepared Sent from my iPhone...

    The monoski is prepared


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  8. YES. I actually have one cast setup already....

    YES.

    I actually have one cast setup already. Digging through the website for parts asap.

    I'll have to look at each initial mount pretty carefully after pulling the toes off, but you've...
  9. FS: FKS/Pivot Bindings: Used complete sets, and parts, mix-and-match

    Am I correct in my understanding that there's no way to convert fks 14s ( ~2014) from 5355 to gripwalk?

    There's no way I can afford to convert them all to 15s.




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    This means someone that, say, hated gripwalk, or...

    This means someone that, say, hated gripwalk, or didn't want to buy a bunch of new bindings, could convert the new Krypton 130 ti to iso 5355? Asking for a friend


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  11. Black ops 118? Everyone around swears up and...

    Black ops 118?
    Everyone around swears up and down its the new sickle.


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    I've got some life changes coming. If things work...

    I've got some life changes coming. If things work out, I'll be back.

    For both our sakes I hope these are gone by then....


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  13. Pretty much a perfect summary. If the rest of the...

    Pretty much a perfect summary. If the rest of the half moon (the "lock washers") crumble away, I'm definitely toast. The clamping force of the screw heads and remaining thin walled section should do...
  14. Replying to myself because I'm a nerd, and going...

    Replying to myself because I'm a nerd, and going to justify why its doesn't need to be fixed (yet).

    We've got a fatigue fracture along the "lock washer" serrations in the thin walled sections of...
  15. That's...not true. The heel piece screw stack...

    That's...not true.

    The heel piece screw stack is as follows:

    Screw underside, half moon, the static portion of the upper part of the of the heel turn table, the plastic assembly for "forward...
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    The HV powerwraps+ has an INSANE amount of...

    The HV powerwraps+ has an INSANE amount of material. Even being able to get buckles put together when molding, I haven't been able to do them up again after.


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  17. Any ideas what the half moon piece actually does?...

    Any ideas what the half moon piece actually does?

    Mines rattling around but not actually removable and as long as I get in near in place I can click in no problem. Trying to figure out if it's...
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    The plan was to use inserts, but I've seen a lot...

    The plan was to use inserts, but I've seen a lot of advice to the contrary. Don't have a tap for the standard wood screws.

    IME, shop caused volcanos are more Yellowstone than mt hood and need...
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    Perpendicularity shouldn't be much of an issue,...

    Perpendicularity shouldn't be much of an issue, also known and well noted. Drill with a leveling bubble or best case drill press is the plan there.

    More concerned if the shop volcanoed the holes...
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    Fantastic. Thank you. Hoping to make it all...

    Fantastic. Thank you.

    Hoping to make it all the way to a CAST setup, we'll see how messed the shift holes are/if it'll cause any issues with the interface plate once I get the dammed things off. ...
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    Can anyone confirm the shift/pivot overlap is...

    Can anyone confirm the shift/pivot overlap is only in the toe piece and can be solved through a +.5 cm or -1cm movement? All things mounting being equal.

    I've had waaaay too many shift issues to...
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    Cascade open was a pleasant surprise yesterday....

    Cascade open was a pleasant surprise yesterday. Azone to Accordian might be the best run on the mountain.

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    Glad the wind filled in that 5 ft cornice halfway into azone.


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  23. Powerwraps helped me with this in the Cochise,...

    Powerwraps helped me with this in the Cochise, but it's still an issue when doing spring anything; I'm only 145#.

    Temperature impact on the polyamide is huge. That'll be an issue with pretty much...
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    Seconded on demoing as much as you can, and/or...

    Seconded on demoing as much as you can, and/or just picking up a hell of a deal on something around 110 underfoot.

    You can either spend all the time in the world figuring out what the perfect pow...
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    ON3P SKIS Discussion

    Lol you're not wrong. Newschoolers is a silly place. Lots of the "favorite pro" answers are those "D" level guys. I'd probably put me in that camp too tbh. Andrew bird et al do some pretty great...
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    Demoed some Glade specs a few weeks ago. They...

    Demoed some Glade specs a few weeks ago. They really impressed when I was in Colorado.

    Adapt runs $130. The transition really worked surprisingly. I was convinced it wash a gimmick until I tried...
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    On3p still puts out big mountain content, but...

    On3p still puts out big mountain content, but it's quite a bit harder to find. The bunch et al gets so much hype (rightly so), it drowns out the other stuff.

    I'll track down the last one I...
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    I may have heard a rumor.

    I may have heard a rumor.
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    Define fucking up. Too long in the oven is a...

    Define fucking up.

    Too long in the oven is a big one for home fits. That aside, toe wrinkles, heel wrinkles, funny business around where the overlap starts are typical.

    All issues you're...
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    This is unquestionably the move, I'm too lazy to...

    This is unquestionably the move, I'm too lazy to do it. I've had no issues with my BF screws from back in the day, both pozi and hex. T25 would be sweet, though I wonder about the small head screws...
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    Google can help with finding the faction board. I...

    Google can help with finding the faction board. I had to search creatively to find stock, calling customer service lines and figuring out stocking locations to eliminate repeats.

    Call bigger...
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    Somebody get in here, I'm supposed to get the...

    Somebody get in here, I'm supposed to get the blade...


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    Seconded. 2 lessons is worth not dying. If...

    Seconded. 2 lessons is worth not dying.

    If you've wake boarded, that'll be enough to go out with friends in very low traffic areas. Not enough to go alone or different conditions.


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    Interested as well. Everyday skis are killing it...

    Interested as well. Everyday skis are killing it in Febuly with a morning yellow rub, but if Ullr decides to favor us, I'm going to need a new structure.


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    Mounting skis on a wall as art?

    2 words.

    Command. Strips.


    Though the voile straps idea is way cooler
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    PSA on the PSA FS: ON3P Kartel 108 186cm ...

    PSA on the PSA

    FS: ON3P Kartel 108 186cm

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?t=345951

    186 not 191 but....
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    Would be hugely appreciated. What colors are...

    Would be hugely appreciated.

    What colors are you rocking/where do you typically park?

    I'm usually a weekend warrior but this sounds like a great excuse for a midweek ski.


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  38. Thread: Line Blade

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    It's concerning I'm considering getting a ski...

    It's concerning I'm considering getting a ski just to ski a different style. Quiver overlap not going just by width and conditions?

    Going to have to find a demo....
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    My snapped k108s were a softer flex, basically...

    My snapped k108s were a softer flex, basically the same as MHSPs, but in 186. They were amazing until azone avy debris killed them. They skied very much like my caylor, but didn't truck quite as well...
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    Sounds like my most responsible move is a 50/50...

    Sounds like my most responsible move is a 50/50 J118 as well. I'm not in the driving shovels camp and don't ski big mountains enough to enjoy the BG as much as it should be.

    Custom J118s are...
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    These are SPEAKING to me. It'd mean retiring...

    These are SPEAKING to me.

    It'd mean retiring my Caylors, and they're due, but I really like how they handle. I'm sure the C&D is going to handle quite differently.

    Any comment on how much...
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    LCL, lateral meniscus, or IT band

    Being overly excited my first time at palisades, I took a tumble, lost a ski, and felt pain on the outside of my left knee.

    No pain walking, no pain gingerly skiing to the bottom or skiing...
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    It's better a little to the left. Survived it...

    It's better a little to the left. Survived it once, doubt I could ski it that well again. Glad my friends knew the line.


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    Definitely not a pro, but everyone I've skied...

    Definitely not a pro, but everyone I've skied with at MHM calls that accordion.

    I'm pretty sure you can reach lower Hinterlands if you drop into Heather from the top of star.

    Tho I've never...
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    Towards the end of a long hot day my right boot...

    Towards the end of a long hot day my right boot starts to try and fart a little. Seal around the cuff is great and the air can't get out.

    It starts under my foot and I'm sure something is...
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    Welp, monoski fell through. The search...

    Welp, monoski fell through. The search continues...

    Sorry to disappoint all looking for a video and a laugh. Believe me, I am bummed.


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    Got some warden demos on the way, thanks all....

    Got some warden demos on the way, thanks all. Hoping for maximum shareability, so mnc was the move.

    Very stoked to fall on my face most of the day. The mono YouTuber looks Portland based, maybe...
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    Wtb mnc demo clamps

    Looking for some mnc demo bindings for my monoski.

    Hoping to not fall on my face all day, so any tips would also be appreciated


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  49. In 30 years of skiing I haven't been anywhere...

    In 30 years of skiing I haven't been anywhere more crowded. Got there stupid early and was still in the paid lot. Lines were nuts all over the mountain. Any time after 5 and you'll be SOL.

    Glad...
  50. With the reservation parking at bachelor gone,...

    With the reservation parking at bachelor gone, how much of a mess does the collective think tomorrow will be? Anyone planning on a 7 am arrival to beat the crowds into the lot?


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