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    somewhere, under a bridge, a resident is...

    somewhere, under a bridge, a resident is missing...
  2. On the Guardians- Try phoning Granite Chief in...

    On the Guardians- Try phoning Granite Chief in Truckee- I think they can do what you seek...
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    I have been out on skis for several Cali quakes...

    I have been out on skis for several Cali quakes over the years- the only thing we really picked up on was rock and icefall in a fairly large area. We figured the lack of shaking noticeable in the...
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    pretty sure we've got some in the garage- where...

    pretty sure we've got some in the garage- where are you located?
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    Alpine Meadows- 38 years ago today- 03/31/1982

    This is one of those "never forgets" for anyone in the industry.

    Pull off that N-95 mask and tip one tonight for Bernie, Jake and Snow Ranger Don. And anyone else who has ever done the job.
    When...
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    How much do you have to eat before it kicks in? ...

    How much do you have to eat before it kicks in?

    In college I seem to remember it coming on after about 3gr.
    Or was it 3am...?
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    We skied with Great Northern 8 years ago this...

    We skied with Great Northern 8 years ago this month- was with the original owner then, I think they're now owned by Revy. We had a good experience- they kept our group together but had the option of...
  8. G- Cosmo is still up on the Oregon coast last I...

    G-
    Cosmo is still up on the Oregon coast last I heard, took his tools with him. I wish he was still around.
  9. The rub mark shows a mechanical cause- so you...

    The rub mark shows a mechanical cause- so you need to figure out the gremlin that did it. It could have been a rock, rock in ice, piece of wood that wore into the side wall until it popped. It's also...
  10. Have to agree with the above statements- I...

    Have to agree with the above statements- I thought the "missing reel" of drone footage was highly suspect. Then remembered driving through town and hearing a local radio ad for a shop in the area...
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    OG- For quite a few decades- The Chute that...

    OG-
    For quite a few decades- The Chute that Seldom Slides, was called - The Chute that Never Slides, until one day it, well you know -slid.

    Let's try to stop the circular firing squad of finger...
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    123ski- That's some really good information-...

    123ski-
    That's some really good information- could I ask where you had the 3D done and what were the costs involved? PM if you don't want to post here. Thanks and good luck with them.
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    New Years bump...--------

    New Years bump...--------
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    Question for the collective- I'm at my wits end...

    Question for the collective- I'm at my wits end with a decade too long boot issue. I've gotten plenty of good info here over the years, but now need some help. Long term skier, ex patroller lots of...
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    Yo y’all - per Reno CL they be 26.5 and are...

    Yo y’all - per Reno CL they be 26.5 and are around Squaw-ish.
  16. og- Copy on that, for sure. The new term for...

    og-
    Copy on that, for sure. The new term for driving across town is “roundabout roulette”. Ya jump into the circle and ya takes your chances...
  17. Joe- As a late night, short skirted young lady...

    Joe-
    As a late night, short skirted young lady told me once waiting for a light to change on Lake St. in Reno:
    "Sometimes it pays not to advertise"
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    Thanks for the info- guess I'm still...

    Thanks for the info- guess I'm still looking---------------------
    That takes them out for me
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    I went -1.5 on mine and wouldn't change a thing....

    I went -1.5 on mine and wouldn't change a thing. Still a daily driver on anything softer, and will miss 'em when they're gone. Word on the street is that 4frnt Devastators may be a good replacement,...
  20. heck- in the early 70's folks dropped acid all...

    heck- in the early 70's folks dropped acid all over the place down there.
    ain't nothing new
  21. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Bodywhomper- those are a price point tire, made...

    Bodywhomper- those are a price point tire, made by Cooper, that generally last 2-3 seasons. Good in snow but short lived- they sell a shit ton of them around here. Your results, Etc...
  22. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Got a year plus on the Cooper AT3 4S in a...

    Got a year plus on the Cooper AT3 4S in a 265-75-16 on a Toyota T-100 (same as first gen Tundra) and -so far- would def buy them again. Seem to use 4hi less than I used to, wear is very good ( some...
  23. hey Mikey- yep- still between the fenceposts-...

    hey Mikey-
    yep- still between the fenceposts- last year, early season- a lot of "local" patrols couldn't get up to full manning 'cause of shot crews being committed in North and South zones. pray...
  24. dookey- sounds pretty good, for still being fire...

    dookey- sounds pretty good, for still being fire season...
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    Any Reno/Tahoe scooter riders looking for a great...

    Any Reno/Tahoe scooter riders looking for a great end of season- fall colors ride I got a decent one for ya, as of Friday. For roadies- 80-20-49 and back to town. 49 up the hill in mid to late...
  26. The Independence Lake/Disney Project would've...

    The Independence Lake/Disney Project would've been one for the books- not much documentation left on that one. I worked on the EIR from the FS side of the fence, fall of '76 vintage I think (until...
  27. ^^^^ What MTM said. What an incredible amount of...

    ^^^^ What MTM said. What an incredible amount of useless information synthesized into a single post.
    As Bob Weir once said- "You're either on the bus, or off the bus." You guys ain't on...
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    Grubbers 6 or 7 knee repairs combi in the...

    Grubbers
    6 or 7 knee repairs combi in the family, my picks would be:
    1. Dr Shonnard in south Reno.
    2. Dr Dodd in Truckee if you want to stay closer to home.
    They both do a shitload of knee...
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    evan- I knew that photo- that was my division on...

    evan- I knew that photo- that was my division on the original fire. "Hold 50 at all costs" was assigned- so we did. You got it Senator.
    38" on the deck in Truckee following 7.05" of water in the...
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    Patrol can't get to coffeebar just yet- they're...

    Patrol can't get to coffeebar just yet- they're bartering with the plow drivers for snowblow gas.
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    Oly Bootworks building was the old Lone Star. I...

    Oly Bootworks building was the old Lone Star. I can't even start- the statute of limitations isn't up yet.
    Well- there WAS one blizzard night with a live band. An altercation started and a guy got...
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    All three shops mentioned have pretty good local...

    All three shops mentioned have pretty good local street cred, coming from folks that make their living on their skis/boots. Obviously each shop has their own following, you tend to go where you like...
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    Looking like 19" since 11 this morning in Truckee...

    Looking like 19" since 11 this morning in Truckee town. Alpine had about a foot of fresh by 2:30ish. Local agencies and patrols are all loading extra bullets for this one... y'all stay safe now. Will...
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    We went through this with the same group of boys...

    We went through this with the same group of boys in our sons grade (K-12 in Truckee). Food- thank God for Costco and longbed trucks.
    The rule of thumb the shop guys (90's vintage) for the local kids...
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    We can probably save you some R & D time. Just...

    We can probably save you some R & D time. Just ask about 3k current and retired pro patrollers what they use...
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    Mike B- Winter Symposium is still at the Hyatt,...

    Mike B-
    Winter Symposium is still at the Hyatt, Incline- there is a "save the date" email going out soon, if not already.
    Multiple topics this year rather than a central theme, still getting...
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    Mike B- I'll see Vito tomorrow am, will ask and...

    Mike B-
    I'll see Vito tomorrow am, will ask and get back, if it's official.
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    time to put down the popcorn and find an...

    time to put down the popcorn and find an Octoberfest- or maybe just some "fake news". Talking points-

    og- "time for the town and FD to get serious..."- as of Sept. almost 2000 homeowner...
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    I've been very fortunate to have shared lift...

    I've been very fortunate to have shared lift rides with some very (all caps) interesting folks- none that I would call celebrities in the day to day world, but mtn. guys that I have an undying...
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    Dookey- I made it to the "Keep Squaw True"...

    Dookey- I made it to the "Keep Squaw True" premier. The Gaffneys outdid themselves, good stuff all 'round- very political, but good, really political and really (well- I think you get the picture, so...
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    ^^^^ just an FYI-- that red state surplus crew...

    ^^^^ just an FYI-- that red state surplus crew hauler has "do not touch" written all over it. That's an old state forestry forestry/fire crew truck and it probably has had the crap bashed out of it....
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    got to agree with the above-- the AM side of...

    got to agree with the above-- the AM side of Squalpine was pretty exceptional today, sure the other side was too.
    Kind of like the old days, but with snowboarders...

    On the Mt Rose expansion-...
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    ^^^ what he said, watch youtube several times, do...

    ^^^ what he said, watch youtube several times, do both fronts, replace brake pads if needed. Rotors are a bit more tricky but doable. Probably want to check front alignment when finished. good luck...
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    what a difference a week makes- squalpine was...

    what a difference a week makes-
    squalpine was warm, wet, and heavy, with rain effected snow over the top
    i take it SoCal schools are out right now...
    biggest stoke was 2 bald eagles checking out...
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    old goat- i like rules and bosses--- bring back...

    old goat-
    i like rules and bosses--- bring back Kate and her magic wand and she'll have that place running like a swiss watch in 3 days.
    no more running bullshit...
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    El Chup had it correctly- Cosmo is up in Oregon,...

    El Chup had it correctly- Cosmo is up in Oregon, you couldn't take biz to him the last 2 seasons, might explain their behavior.

    I think we may hear that the fatality at Squaw (vibes to his family)...
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    ^^^ THIS belongs in the "school me on outbacks"...

    ^^^ THIS belongs in the "school me on outbacks" thread.
    no self respecting local would put his sled on the roof rack...
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    yep- first dump of Feb. '18== .25 of an angry...

    yep- first dump of Feb. '18== .25 of an angry inch on the deck this morning... ok- back to coffee and beer.
    Coffee- Tahoe House for the South end of 89, try Zuri's at the North end (next to Truckee...
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    mntlion- it's River Grill happy hour for the...

    mntlion-
    it's River Grill happy hour for the win- get there earlier so you're sure to get a seat.
    Then Art Haus Cinema for a movie and good beer (in the theater)
    Dam Cafe or Rosies for breakfast....
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    on the Suby's from the last few years- the...

    on the Suby's from the last few years- the crossbars pivot off of pins in one side rail and drop into holes on the opposite side.
    they're really stronger than a lot of folks want to give them credit...
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