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    Nah. Get stabbed, go stimulate!

    Nah. Get stabbed, go stimulate!
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    This.

    This.
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    Silveretta had negative ramp angle IRC.

    Silveretta had negative ramp angle IRC.
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    Delta and Alaska pretty much own SEA these days...

    Delta and Alaska pretty much own SEA these days and have a better track record of your ski bag going to the same place you do. The United flight from PAE to DEN is pretty solid. Alaska’s flights out...
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    Don’t fly southwest?

    Don’t fly southwest?
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    He’s had some interesting takes on other skis too...

    He’s had some interesting takes on other skis too which seem to contradict much of what’s been posted here.
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    A 187 BG110 tour is going to float significantly...

    A 187 BG110 tour is going to float significantly better than the 190 DW tour. RES does that to a ski. Same actual length and only two mm difference in the waist. The BG has a float/soft snow designed...
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    My take was the Hoji was always an attempt to...

    My take was the Hoji was always an attempt to make a Renegade which sold better by being under 115 which seems to be a magic number for many consumers. It seems like it was thrown together with...
  9. Thread: Best Avy Bag?

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    Good news!

    Good news!
  10. Or they could just up the number of available...

    Or they could just up the number of available slots or just make it open to all pass holders. More about the party anyway. Those at any serious risk have had months to get vaccinated. Maybe it’s time...
  11. Thread: Best Avy Bag?

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    I have a buddy who posts here occasionally also...

    I have a buddy who posts here occasionally also experience the same issue with the Osprey zipper opening during regular use. Kept me from getting one. I hope they address the issue and expand their...
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    Any changes to the renegade for next year?

    Any changes to the renegade for next year?
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    Looks like the camera angle is amplifying the...

    Looks like the camera angle is amplifying the rocker line.
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    Topped out at 186, but yeah, killer ski. Also...

    Topped out at 186, but yeah, killer ski. Also called the Sixth Sense Huge. 32m side cut, moderately stiff, heavy, 115mm rocker tip and tail.
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    Clearly not a new thought as many of us have...

    Clearly not a new thought as many of us have expressed before:

    rustler 11 with ZeroG constitution would likely need minimal adjustments to be perfected as a killer touring ski.
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    https://youtu.be/xbE8E1ez97M

    https://youtu.be/xbE8E1ez97M
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    Yes, but these go one louder. Just mostly...

    Yes, but these go one louder.



    Just mostly dead.
  18. I don’t think greenwater would still be there let...

    I don’t think greenwater would still be there let alone the base area of 80” of snowpack disappeared in 24hrs.

    Or there were a lot of dump trucks out there last night.
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    Hoji isn’t a big dude. Did he ever ski the...

    Hoji isn’t a big dude. Did he ever ski the 195/196?
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    It skis the same if the lever isn’t locked down....

    It skis the same if the lever isn’t locked down. Regardless they have the new devil horn plastic window discussed in the other thread which fixes the issue - kinda.
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    If you put Jackson-Big Sky-Alta-Schweitzer...

    If you put Jackson-Big Sky-Alta-Schweitzer together, Whistler-Blackcomb is still a better mountain, and closer.
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    I only feel slightly sorry for the folks I know...

    I only feel slightly sorry for the folks I know who fled Crystal/Seattle for Schweitzer/Sandpoint.
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    That’s a good point. Lots of companies are trying...

    That’s a good point. Lots of companies are trying to recreate the rustler series. No one is busy trying to build the next Bodacious.
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    In soft snow? Absolutely. The 192 Rustler 11 is...

    In soft snow? Absolutely. The 192 Rustler 11 is pretty close to what the 193 Bodacious was supposed to be. Homie stated he is looking for a pow ski. The 186 Bodacious doesn’t have the float and tip...
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    186 bodacious isn’t enough float for you unless...

    186 bodacious isn’t enough float for you unless your going slow. If you can’t get the 196 and give it room to move get the 192 Rustler. It’s beefier than the 188, and floats the best of the three...
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    189 just makes 1500ft runs disappear to fast....

    189 just makes 1500ft runs disappear to fast. Even 2000 vertical feet goes by real quick. 183 is more fun because I have time to actually enjoy this hill. Still goes by fast but the 189 just eats up...
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    This is what we all said last year after...

    This is what we all said last year after reviewing them. Don’t buy based on traditional sizing. Different sizes ski differently. I’m a bit over 200lb and love the 183. Normal skis are 188-190+. Don’t...
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    https://freizeitalpin.com/52378/neue-fritschi-tect...

    https://freizeitalpin.com/52378/neue-fritschi-tecton-12-fuer-2021-22-angekuendigt
    https://freizeitalpin.com/52378/neue-fritschi-tecton-12-fuer-2021-22-angekuendigt

    Not seeing a posted weight but...
  29. I generally like all the skis I brake and replace...

    I generally like all the skis I brake and replace them with the same exact model. Generally don’t hang on to skis I don’t like long enough to brake them.
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    Couple things different I recall about the Legend...

    Couple things different I recall about the Legend History.

    XXL came out as a 194 only in 2007

    LP100 disappeared same year as the 115 with a white and brown wood top sheet fully replacing the...
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    I don't get the $1200 price tag?

    I don't get the $1200 price tag?
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    Tribulations of a ski with material properties...

    Tribulations of a ski with material properties which change suddenly and dramatically while generally gets used by people who ski on the faster end of the spectrum.

    I’ve completely snapped the...
  33. Western WA. Skiing 2-3 days a week since Nov,...

    Western WA. Skiing 2-3 days a week since Nov, been a deep season so far.

    Used:
    189 Billy Goat - lots of days
    188 Rustler 11 - lots of days
    188 ZeroG - 3 days
    186 Kartel 108 - 1 day
    182...
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    there should be two raised dimples on the top...

    there should be two raised dimples on the top sheet above each sidewall of every blizzard for boot center.
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    Isn't one right answer, as everyone will find a...

    Isn't one right answer, as everyone will find a different compromise which works for them. What your year round skiing looks like will also likely be completly different. Are you walking in 10+ miles...
  36. Or do. Something about wondering around in the...

    Or do. Something about wondering around in the woods until you find what you’re looking for.
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    I’m sure the pole strap thread could come in here...

    I’m sure the pole strap thread could come in here too once the new leki catalog drops
  38. What he said.

    What he said.
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    Still a better system then the shift or CAST...

    Still a better system then the shift or CAST (yeah, I said it). All in some snapping toe levers is pretty mild on the new touring binding problem list when we compare to the standard over the last...
  40. They are the same, but not.

    They are the same, but not.
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    Sure they can, and currently do.

    Sure they can, and currently do.
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    Needed to happen. Some folks will continue to pay...

    Needed to happen. Some folks will continue to pay for Crystal but it doesn’t take a huge percentage to opt out towards an epic or alpy pass to make a significant difference on hill. With an open...
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    dynastar fan bois don't tour

    dynastar fan bois don't tour
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    skied the 183 bonifide yesterday (5'10, 210lb) on...

    skied the 183 bonifide yesterday (5'10, 210lb) on some sunny and soft groomers and it makes big mountains small
  45. Might be a staffing/personal based decision.

    Might be a staffing/personal based decision.
  46. generally most folks I know use stock or a foam...

    generally most folks I know use stock or a foam injected liner.
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    Blizzard Thread: “man I wish we could get this...

    Blizzard Thread: “man I wish we could get this 112 ski in a 108/118”
    Moment Thread: “Man I wish we could get this 108/118 in a 112”
    ON3P Thread: Nah, I’m not going there.
  48. Today was about quality not quantity. Left...

    Today was about quality not quantity.

    Left enumclaw at 7:00, which was good for pulling into a 1/2 full B lot at 8:10. Lift line already huge with the lift spinning a bit before 8:30. Rex must...
  49. Training jump at Yakima Training Center.

    Training jump at Yakima Training Center.
  50. it was fine in the morning but by 12:00...

    it was fine in the morning but by 12:00 everything not north facing was pretty cooked and pretty skied out.

    potentially my deepest turns off the north face of the king in a while. despite...
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