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  1. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    The brakes are honestly the worst part of these...

    The brakes are honestly the worst part of these bindings. They hardly retract at all and stick out no matter what. I ground down the plastic on some 110 mm brakes to clear some 124 mm skis. The 120...
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    315867 Yup, mounted with the Tectons I bought...

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    Yup, mounted with the Tectons I bought from you. Great deal on a great pair of lightly used bindings, thanks! :)

    I ski them with Hawx XTD's with Intuition Pro Tours, and I've been...
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    Excellent write-up about what's become the...

    Excellent write-up about what's become the favourite ski in my quiver. So much fun in anything soft, and it's almost ridiculous how such a big ski can be so easily manoeuvrable in tight terrain. Just...
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    Which clip? I broke two sets of mags last season...

    Which clip? I broke two sets of mags last season where the clip that connects the headband to the frame broke. The distributor told me there was a production error and that the new batches didn't...
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    My 2nd year Ravens are also White Room made. Very...

    My 2nd year Ravens are also White Room made. Very well built skis.
  6. Price is quoted in NOK (Norwegian Kroner). Equals...

    Price is quoted in NOK (Norwegian Kroner). Equals to about $1500. Still way, way overpriced for what it is.
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    Yup, that about sums the C&D's up nicely....

    Yup, that about sums the C&D's up nicely. Incredible pow ski.
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    Yep.

    Yep.
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    Sweet! I'm betting you'll love them, especially...

    Sweet! I'm betting you'll love them, especially since you're already skiing the bigger resort brother. Zed's are a perfect match for these IMO. 2200 grams with brakes in 184 lenght is pretty damn...
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    Finally got to properly test my new Wildcat Tour...

    Finally got to properly test my new Wildcat Tour 108's in some decent snow, and this is the most intuitive ski I've been on since I first tried my Billygoats. So much fun. Loose and playful, yet...
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    My GF bought these last season after years and...

    My GF bought these last season after years and years of combating chronically cold feet. She had tried pretty much everything at that point.

    She loves them and she's uttered many times that...
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    Is this their new foam core?

    Is this their new foam core?
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    No, I already replaced 120's with 110's because...

    No, I already replaced 120's with 110's because the 120's were sticking way too far out from my 124 mm skis.
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    I have 110 mm brakes on a pair of 124 mm skis....

    I have 110 mm brakes on a pair of 124 mm skis. Required some grinding and bending, but the brakes for these things are ridiculously wide. Actually, I think the brakes are my least favorite thing...
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    Mounted my first pair of Moments with Zed's...

    Mounted my first pair of Moments with Zed's today. Stunning build quality and beautiful finish! Can't wait to try these babies out. 2200 grams with brakes. In my world that's pretty damn light.
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    Mounted my buddy's fucking Lotus 124 Alchemists...

    Mounted my buddy's fucking Lotus 124 Alchemists with Radical 2's. today. Don't worry, not a dentist - he got them at 50% off. Heavier than I thought at 2140 grams in 185. Very nice looking ski, I...
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    Yeah - I would never bother paying someone to...

    Yeah - I would never bother paying someone to reglue them, it wouldn't be worth it. Labour is ridiculously costly over here. If I recall correctly I got them at 50% off, so they were cheap anyway....
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    Thanks a lot! I'll try the ironing method,...

    Thanks a lot! I'll try the ironing method, hopefully that'll help some.

    Out of curiosity; do you have any idea what happens and why when glue turns into this gooey mess? Is there any way of...
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    Sticky/gooey G3 skin glue

    I have a pair of older G3 Alpinist skins (around 2014?) that have been used for 4 seasons. Always dried after use and stored in a cool dark place. Still, the glue on these has gotten so sticky and...
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    Great, thanks. Mounting a pair of Lotus...

    Great, thanks. Mounting a pair of Lotus Alchemists for my buddy later this week, and I would rather not mess up on those expensive fu--ers.
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    Can anyone confirm if the Radical 2 template from...

    Can anyone confirm if the Radical 2 template from Knut Pohl is actually OK to use? Says "Not yet verified - use with caution" on the template itself.
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    Can't believe I haven't thought of this before....

    Can't believe I haven't thought of this before. Always thought finding the centerline was a PITA.
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    Oh right, that makes sense. So about 140 grams...

    Oh right, that makes sense. So about 140 grams from 184 to 189. I have a skin notch in mine, that probably shaves another couple of grams. :tongue: These things really aren't heavy compared to how...
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    Yours are 184's, right? According to Blister,...

    Yours are 184's, right? According to Blister, Tectons are ~680 grams.

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    My 18/19 184 C&D's came in lighter than expected...

    My 18/19 184 C&D's came in lighter than expected at 2240 grams. I put tectons on them and did quite a bit of touring with them last season, and I never felt they were too much of a hassle and totally...
  26. Thread: Norway

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    This. Shame you're so far south.

    This. Shame you're so far south.
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    Super nice and warm ride after work today....

    Super nice and warm ride after work today. Approaching the last days of summer up here..

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    Oh right, western Norway then. Bike vacation? ...

    Oh right, western Norway then. Bike vacation?

    Yeah honestly, everything is much easier with a car over here if you're going outside of the cities.
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    Oh really? Where to? This is in BodÝ. Just...

    Oh really? Where to?

    This is in BodÝ. Just north of the polar circle.
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    Finally a day without rain. It's been an...

    Finally a day without rain. It's been an absolutely terrible start of the summer up here.

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    Wow, talk about quick feedback! :D I'll likely...

    Wow, talk about quick feedback! :D

    I'll likely be getting a pair of 184 Wildcat Tour 108's for the next season. Not in a rush, but I'll probably be looking to buy sometime this summer.

    Thanks!
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    Does anyone know when next seasons line-up will...

    Does anyone know when next seasons line-up will be available?
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    280750 184. I regularly tour on mine, so I was...

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    184. I regularly tour on mine, so I was pretty happy to score a lighter weight pair.
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    The retailer I bought the boots from from is...

    The retailer I bought the boots from from is trying to find some.

    BTW: These buckles break kind of easily. The price to pay for low weight, I guess.
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    Thanks. Already checked that out, but it appears...

    Thanks. Already checked that out, but it appears they only have the shell buckles. I need a cuff buckle. I'll shoot them an e-mail either way.
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    Atomic Hawx XTD Ultra spare parts

    I broke a buckle on the cuff during a gigantic tumble this weekend. I'm not sure what happened, but my guess is that an edge somehow hit the buckle (the skis in question have leashes..).

    Anyways,...
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    The BG's evil big brother. Perfect! :D

    The BG's evil big brother. Perfect! :D
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    This. I've skied mine so much more this...

    This.

    I've skied mine so much more this winter than I ever thought I would, even though we've had a shitty season over here. They're easy to grab, because they're just so damn fun.

    Oh yeah,...
  39. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

    by Adrgha
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    Thanks guys. Maybe I'm just a big 'ol idiot. I'll...

    Thanks guys. Maybe I'm just a big 'ol idiot. I'll update tomorrow after mounting them.
  40. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Hmm right, I didn't actually think of that. The...

    Hmm right, I didn't actually think of that. The brakes that are on there now measure the exact same as these new ones when deployed. I don't know what the width of the brakes that came on the...
  41. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Came wrapped in plastic that says 110 mm on it....

    Came wrapped in plastic that says 110 mm on it. How hard can it be to get brake sizes right?

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  42. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    What the hell is going on with these brakes on...

    What the hell is going on with these brakes on these things? I bought new (overpriced) 110 mm brakes, hoping to get a snug fit over my 124 mm skis, but these things actually measure over 120 mm at...
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    Same here. I tour a lot with my standard...

    Same here.

    I tour a lot with my standard layup BG's. Because every time I'm on some other ski I wish I had my BG's instead. They are really way too heavy to tour on, but on the positive side, my...
  44. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    I sprayed both the bindings and the rear part of...

    I sprayed both the bindings and the rear part of my boots with silicone spray, and that fixed it - at least for a while. So it's definitely caused the forward pressure spring being compressed, which...
  45. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    The clicking definitely comes from the riser...

    The clicking definitely comes from the riser being lifted up slightly before letting go and clicking into place again. Happens on both, but it seems worse on the low riser.

    I guess it would make...
  46. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    I thought about tension, but I haven't been able...

    I thought about tension, but I haven't been able to recreate it on the kitchen counter. It really does feel like there's something sticky on my boots, and I can actually feel it grabbing with every...
  47. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    This is a bit of a weird one, but does anyone...

    This is a bit of a weird one, but does anyone else experience the heel lifters sticking to the boots? I can't for the life of me figure out why, but the lifters stick a little to boots after every...
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    So, on to something completely different: does...

    So, on to something completely different: does anyone know of a good luggage storage company at Narita airport? Need some place to put the ski gear while we go to Tokyo for a few days.
  49. Thread: Wash your gear?

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    So this might be a really stupid question, but...

    So this might be a really stupid question, but how do factories apply DWR?
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    That's true. Every place we've been to has had...

    That's true. Every place we've been to has had more people than I expected. Hordes of loud Australians everywhere. I guess it's hard to keep secrets in this time of hashtags and social media.

    At...
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