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  1. WTB: Garmont Cosmos/Scott Cosmos I tongue size 27

    Just destroyed a tongue on mine today, snapped it in half. Make me an offer I can't refuse.
  2. Awesome. What are the dims on the Magnus?

    Awesome. What are the dims on the Magnus?
  3. Not sure about what connection I was on. One...

    Not sure about what connection I was on.

    One thought, since you're rewriting it. Any way to do a 12 and 24 hour snow total? Should just be simple subtraction of the numbers.
  4. Working fine today. Not sure what was up.

    Working fine today. Not sure what was up.
  5. Just tried, no luck.

    Just tried, no luck.
  6. FYI, updated my phone to the latest Android...

    FYI, updated my phone to the latest Android software last night. App is crashing upon start every time now. Not sure if it's due to the new Android, or because the phone was restarted. Just a heads...
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    Scott Cosmos has a 103.5 last, according to...

    Scott Cosmos has a 103.5 last, according to WildSnow. Never had a boot fit my wide boney forefoot as well as those. Love my Pinnacles too, but I feel they're more narrow than 102, as I had to get...
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    Another fan of Purl Purple here. Settled on this...

    Another fan of Purl Purple here. Settled on this years ago after trying several other brands. The stuff lasts forever, and really impregnates the bases (they stain purple). Works great in most...
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    I just picked up an Arva Neo (on sale at...

    I just picked up an Arva Neo (on sale at backcountry.com for $280). Great reviews from Dawson and Backcountry Magazine. Fast searching and a 60m search radius. Worth a look.
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    A friend has his mounted tele, I have the...

    A friend has his mounted tele, I have the original Rocker 2 with tele inserts. Nothing special about the mount. I feel the tail rocker is a little too much and makes the ski a little washy, but other...
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    Will the boot still be able to flex backward in...

    Will the boot still be able to flex backward in walk mode if those pieces can't flex outward?
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    First day touring on my Pinnacle 110s. Actually...

    First day touring on my Pinnacle 110s. Actually pretty impressed with the tourability. Range of motion about what you'd expect for a mostly alpine boot, but moved well and didn't pinch or give any...
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    Yea, exactly my experience. The tighter the top...

    Yea, exactly my experience. The tighter the top buckle, the harder it is to slip fingers underneath to release it. And of course I like 'em tight.
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    Pretty happy with the alpine performance of my...

    Pretty happy with the alpine performance of my 110s so far. Only one complaint: top buckle lies a little too close to the boot shell when latched down. Makes it hard to get my fingers under to...
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    Strangely this is only available on the 130, not...

    Strangely this is only available on the 130, not the 110.
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    The Atomic Charter has a flat tail, the W99 has...

    The Atomic Charter has a flat tail, the W99 has tail rocker. Probably the biggest structural difference you should think about between the two.
    I like the Charter as a BC ski, but I felt it wasn't...
  17. In case you were wondering: 140781 Been...

    In case you were wondering:
    140781

    Been sitting there a few days now and still floating, although maybe not has high as in this pic. For the record I'd never want my fly to actually sit like...
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    Ug. I've been complaining about this for years. I...

    Ug. I've been complaining about this for years. I try to support my local running stores, but almost every time I go in they don't have the shoe I want (popular model) in my size (common size). Then...
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    AKA one of these:...

    AKA one of these:
    http://www.backcountry.com/platypus-insulator-hydration-system
    Been using it for a couple years now, no leaks no problems. Bite valve only ices up if I don't blow excess liquid...
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    Use mine mainly for running and skiing (see my...

    Use mine mainly for running and skiing (see my review on bc.com). Really impressed with it. Great for keeping pace, distance etc. Highly customizable. They now let you design your own "apps" for it...
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    Yep. The higher DIN of the Beast might not...

    Yep. The higher DIN of the Beast might not actually be necessary for most, but if it convinces them to get a tech fit setup then it's done it's job.
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    Plum Phatboy is listed for $819 at Bent Gate. So...

    Plum Phatboy is listed for $819 at Bent Gate. So the price tag of the Beast 16, while hard to swallow, seems to be in a comparable range for other "beefy" tech options.
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    Also might want to check out the Atomic Ritual....

    Also might want to check out the Atomic Ritual. Seems to fit the parameters you've listed, and I can tell you it performs quite well.
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    Wailer99 + MFD alltime

    Did a double take as I saw someone skiing on this the other day. Most nonsensical setup ever?
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    Demoed these for a few runs, loved them. Was...

    Demoed these for a few runs, loved them. Was looking for something more playful and turny than my '08 Goats, but still stiff and stable on hardpack for resort skiing. The Ritual nailed it, even more...
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    Well, that's kinda the consequence of quiver...

    Well, that's kinda the consequence of quiver killers. I had some work done on a set of QK'ed skis of mine, and the tech said that the multiple holes don't concern him unless there are several holes...
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    Check out Costa del Mar. I've got the Jose 580G...

    Check out Costa del Mar. I've got the Jose 580G for fly fishing. Not only are they scratch resistant, but the optics are amazing. Much better than PC lenses IMHO. Kind of spendy, but worth every...
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    Obviously AMEX Black. That shit is baller. In...

    Obviously AMEX Black. That shit is baller.

    In seriousness, I use Fidelity Rewards Visa. Gives me cash back I can dump directly into my Fidelity stocks. I don't need a rewards points system that...
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    Insane, isn't it? I had the same problem when...

    Insane, isn't it? I had the same problem when trying to buy a house, not enough lines of credit. Sorry for being responsible....
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    Giro G10. Looks good, and the earmuffs don't fall...

    Giro G10. Looks good, and the earmuffs don't fall out. Straps to a pack pretty well too.
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    That's 72% salt by mass. Don't know the...

    That's 72% salt by mass. Don't know the solubility limit off the top of my head, but you'll be way past it.
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    Done this before. Switched to a heat gun after...

    Done this before. Switched to a heat gun after getting a little too close with the butane torch. It's a little less dangerous that way.
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    mini review: Hangfire Skis Stauchwall 188cm

    Me: 59 155lbs
    Ski: Hangfire Skis Stauchwall 188cm, BD02
    Conditions: 5 inches fresh, chop.
    Dims: 130-144-138-141-120

    Ran into Dustin from Hangfire Skis the other day, and he was kind enough...
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    According to Dawson it's a whole new line of...

    According to Dawson it's a whole new line of boots called "One." I assume they're keeping the other line.
  35. Marshal, how far down from the tips (and tails)...

    Marshal, how far down from the tips (and tails) do you recommend for detuning these? I've covered most of the tip rocker, not sure if I should go farther. FYI one day on these so far and they rip, so...
  36. You mount these bad boys on the line?

    You mount these bad boys on the line?
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    Any idea when the Pure is going to hit stores?...

    Any idea when the Pure is going to hit stores? Seems to be hard to find right now...
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    I've got just the ski for you. Demoed it...

    I've got just the ski for you. Demoed it recently. It's the ALL CAPS RIDAH 205cm from Chronic Steeze Skis. Check 'em out.
  39. Anyone who's touched these want to comment on the...

    Anyone who's touched these want to comment on the stiffness underfoot, in the tip etc?
  40. An Atomic rep told me the Charter is more...

    An Atomic rep told me the Charter is more lightweight than the Access, something about lighter materials. They didn't have one on hand so I couldn't confirm.
  41. Had my 184s mounted at +3.5 with BD01's. Skied...

    Had my 184s mounted at +3.5 with BD01's. Skied them yesterday on groomers, no problems.
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    If you know how to search, are you still a JONG?

    If you know how to search, are you still a JONG?
  43. Thread: G3 High ball

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    Disappointed to hear it skis heavy. It's listed...

    Disappointed to hear it skis heavy. It's listed at 8.8 lbs, which shouldn't be that heavy for a ski that fat.
  44. I'm on BD Mohair Mix now. Been using them for two...

    I'm on BD Mohair Mix now. Been using them for two years, and they are in great shape (no loss of glue, no tearing etc). They are slightly lighter than Ascensions, but much thinner and thus easier to...
  45. Thread: Ski bag question

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    IMHO, you don't need wall-to-wall skin coverage,...

    IMHO, you don't need wall-to-wall skin coverage, especially with bigger sticks. 115mm will probably work fine.
  46. Thanks, I'll pull the trigger on these.

    Thanks, I'll pull the trigger on these.
  47. BD AT sole blocks- inter-generation compatibility?

    I've got the original model Factors with alpine sole blocks. Finding the AT sole blocks for this generation is pretty hard. Can I just use the AT sole blocks for the current generation Factor, or...
  48. Thread: Salomon Rocker2

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    I did the same. If the difference in true center...

    I did the same. If the difference in true center between 192 and 184 is only 1 cm, I think that's not much. But a good thing to know regardless.
  49. Thread: Salomon Rocker2

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    Interesting. For the 184, the true center appears...

    Interesting. For the 184, the true center appears to be right at the progressive reference.
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    http://www.salomonfreeski.com/us/minisites/guardia...

    http://www.salomonfreeski.com/us/minisites/guardian/
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