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    Good to know, thanks! Will have a shop mount them.

    Good to know, thanks! Will have a shop mount them.
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    Did you use a drill press or did you freehand...

    Did you use a drill press or did you freehand everything?

    I've mounted bindings before (both tech and pivots) but I'd kinda rather have a shop do it, so I'm thinking I may just have Yostmark...
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    Thanks for the condolences and kind words,...

    Thanks for the condolences and kind words, everyone. It's very much appreciated.
  4. -Leukotape. It's a cloth based tape (think duct...

    -Leukotape. It's a cloth based tape (think duct tape, but made out of cloth so it is breathable) great for blister treatment (both prophylactic and after blisters happen) and you can use it to a wide...
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    Thanks everyone. Her dying alone is probably the...

    Thanks everyone. Her dying alone is probably the worst part of this whole thing.

    I really wanted to visit her this year but her nursing home has been locked down because of Covid. She lost the...
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    My 90 year old grandma died from Covid yesterday....

    My 90 year old grandma died from Covid yesterday. She was diagnosed on Friday and quickly took a turn for the worse. No family was allowed to be with her and there's really no way to have a funeral....
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    Got a shipping notification for my DWTs and...

    Got a shipping notification for my DWTs and voyagers today. I'm very excited to try them out when we get some more snow in a couple weeks.
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    Sleeper pow day at the ghee yesterday. Not too...

    Sleeper pow day at the ghee yesterday. Not too crowded. Sac skied really well. Definitely some rocks off the top of dream catcher.

    It was completely empty from 12:00 on. Pretty great all in all.
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    I had my first day on my 188 Rustler 11s. 9...

    I had my first day on my 188 Rustler 11s.

    9 inch pow day at the ghee. I was in love as of the first run. I've never been on a ski that is so composed and yet so maneuverable. It's damp but not...
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    I used to use Excel as a core part of a series of...

    I used to use Excel as a core part of a series of jobs. I learned everything through this Youtube Channel for free- https://www.youtube.com/user/ExcelIsFun

    The guy who hosts the channel is a...
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    I sold my house in Golden, CO last month for...

    I sold my house in Golden, CO last month for $780k. A house with the same floor plan on the same (good view) side of the street but without a finished basement went on the market recently at $740k....
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    Seconded. I had a great experience getting some...

    Seconded. I had a great experience getting some touring boots set up with Kasey this year. I bought online (habitat isn't carrying Zero Gs this year) and paid by the punch and for a heat mold. Kasey...
  13. Thread: Depression kills

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    I'm sorry for everyone who is hurting. One of my...

    I'm sorry for everyone who is hurting. One of my all-time best friends killed himself 4 years ago. He had been through some intense stuff- Had been to one of the academies, was a fighter pilot, made...
  14. Thread: BROKERAGE ACCOUNT

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    Vanguard index funds are the way to go. For...

    Vanguard index funds are the way to go.

    For actual trading, TD Ameritrade and Schwab are both way better than Robinhood. Also, the Schwab investor checking account has no monthly fees and a debit...
  15. The sex abuse scandal is pretty fucked up. Is...

    The sex abuse scandal is pretty fucked up. Is there a single, nationwide group in the US involving children interacting with adults outside their household that hasn't gone down in a massive sex...
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    Good info. Apparently it's got less than 200...

    Good info. Apparently it's got less than 200 miles (seriously). Seller is asking $10k USD
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    What are the collectives thoughts on a 2018...

    What are the collectives thoughts on a 2018 Polaris 800 Pro RMK with a 174 track? Any issues with that year? How about the track? Any disadvantage for being so long?

    I know nothing. Looking for...
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    I feel like the chances of a major political fuck...

    I feel like the chances of a major political fuck up in the US is not priced into the market.

    If we don't have a smooth transition of power (Trump refuses to leave office after losing, etc) the US...
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    I feel very fortunate to have 500 MBPS fiber to...

    I feel very fortunate to have 500 MBPS fiber to my house in rural Idaho. The entire town here is getting fiber through some kind of CARES act funding.

    I just had a meeting with a coworker outside...
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    Theres a major difference between "some noise"...

    Theres a major difference between "some noise" and the super loud noise coming from my front brake. I also think it may be reasonable to expect the rotors on a new $8k bike not to be warped.
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    Not sure who is in charge. Julio and Carolyn have...

    Not sure who is in charge. Julio and Carolyn have both been awesome to work with.


    Good to know, thanks!
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    Yep, exactly. It seems pretty darn well insulated.

    Yep, exactly. It seems pretty darn well insulated.
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    I paid MSRP for a brand new Yeti SB130 T2 this...

    I paid MSRP for a brand new Yeti SB130 T2 this fall. It has been in and out of the shop with mechanical issues 4 times in 6 rides. The front brake started acting up (screaming whenever I use it) on...
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    Are we ok to post TV/ Ghee stoke in this thread...

    Are we ok to post TV/ Ghee stoke in this thread like last year?
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    Still prime time biking weather over here today.
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    My local Tecnica dealer isn't carrying Zero Gs...

    My local Tecnica dealer isn't carrying Zero Gs this year, but they were totally stoked to give me their take on the shell fits of the two sizes that I bought online which was a huge help.

    I'm an...
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    Lol, sorry to disappoint. Another great...

    Lol, sorry to disappoint.


    Another great comment, thanks.


    That is my thought as well. The garage isn't heated so I think the wall is very insulated.


    Should have thought of that.
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    Well, with this suggestion and a closer look...

    Well, with this suggestion and a closer look inside the outlet box I came to the conclusion that there is some very thick drywall on the wall. I did some more exploratory drilling around the outlet...
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    Alright, well I've pulled off one of the outlets...

    Alright, well I've pulled off one of the outlets covers. The box is screwed in at an angle on both sides, presumably into dry wall. It's deep as well.

    Whatever the horizontal material is that the...
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    This is an attached garage that was built with...

    This is an attached garage that was built with the house. The wall in question is the back wall of the garage between the house and garage.

    Maybe it is a SIP for extra insulation between the house...
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    No Vertical Studs in Garage Wall?

    I'm kinda stumped by a lack of vertical studs in one garage wall in my new (to me) house.

    I'm looking for studs to drill into to hang stuff. My stud finder can find studs on all other walls in the...
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    The situation for wildland firefighters is really...

    The situation for wildland firefighters is really bad. Why wouldn't you just go to a city or county if rookies there make better money than 20 year vets in the wildland world?
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    Cheers to Goldenboy. Great read. There is...

    Cheers to Goldenboy. Great read. There is definitely something to be said for joining the club and not changing it.

    Those CB coal miners probably hated the hippies who moved there and started...
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    Good to hear your backstory. I'm 100% in...

    Good to hear your backstory. I'm 100% in agreement about more stringent growth restrictions and perhaps just better planning in general.
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    Gotcha. Couldn't see location on mobile. I...

    Gotcha. Couldn't see location on mobile.

    I will say that of any major metro area in the US, Seattle/Tacoma is probably the best geographically. Sure it is crowded, but it is a pretty...
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    Shit, really sorry man. It probably feels...

    Shit, really sorry man.

    It probably feels local to WP, but the feeling of a lack of community and social isolation seems and flatline not feeling anything seems to be widespread everywhere these...
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    Kinda funny for someone from the Wasatch front to...

    Kinda funny for someone from the Wasatch front to call out CO or ID on sprawl.

    How much open space is there between SLC and Draper? And how long does it take to drive from Sandy to the lift lines...
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    Lol, fine.

    Lol, fine.
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    My former company (tech, >500 employees, I was...

    My former company (tech, >500 employees, I was there until August) announced today that no one is going back to the office until July 2021 at the earliest and that employees can now be permanently...
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    I talked to Moment on the phone and they...

    I talked to Moment on the phone and they basically said not to try to turn the DWT into a directional ski by mounting back from the line.
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    Also, I'm open to the idea of not going high...

    Also, I'm open to the idea of not going high volume and maybe going medium volume of the medium pro tour is notably thicker than the stock liner??
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    Hmm, well now I'm contemplating keeping the 27.5...

    Hmm, well now I'm contemplating keeping the 27.5 and putting in an intuition pro tour high volume liner to take up some room around my ankles.

    What I really need is a 27.5 length with the heal...
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    I'm and 11 us street/running shoe. I ski the 26.5...

    I'm and 11 us street/running shoe. I ski the 26.5 cochise pro 130 with some big toe and 6th toe punches and grinds to make it woork. I have really narrow heal. I'm looking for a touring boot so I...
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    Good to know, thanks. Important to note that...

    Good to know, thanks.

    Important to note that there is definitely an advantage to tail rockers in 3D snow. I'm very much looking forward to skiing mine next month.
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    Gotcha. I would have definitely bought a non-twin...

    Gotcha. I would have definitely bought a non-twin tail version had they been available over the twin tail version. I don't ski switch. A tail rocker can help release an edge in certain conditions,...
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    Talked to Moment on the phone and decided to go...

    Talked to Moment on the phone and decided to go with the DWT in a 190 with the Voyager binding. Thanks Moment/mags!
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    Welp, I just pulled the trigger on a pair of 190 Death Wish Tours with Moment/ATK Voyager bindings. Stoked to ski them.

    Thanks for all of the help and feedback!
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    I started WFH for a UK based tech company in...

    I started WFH for a UK based tech company in April. I have a lot of 7 AM meetings and sometimes the odd 2 AM or 2:30 AM call or email that I have to send out.

    It's so much nicer to be WFH. I don't...
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    Listening in on radio traffic here-...

    Listening in on radio traffic here- https://m.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/32274

    RMNP is closed, rangers are working to evacuate all people still in the backcountry.
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    It may well merge with the Cameron Peak fire if...

    It may well merge with the Cameron Peak fire if it keeps going.

    This is now the biggest fire in Rocky Mountain National Park history. Estes is in danger of being overrun and Alpine IHC and...
  50. Thanks. Have been researching different options...

    Thanks. Have been researching different options in the wider range. Looked into ON3P BG Tours but they are sold out.

    Very intrigued by Wildcat Tour, Deathwish Tour and possibly Wildcat Tour 108....
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