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  1. CAST system for pivot/fks 18, with dynafit toes

    Located in Revelstoke but willing to ship to the states. I travel to and from Calgary semi-regularly.

    These were skied on for about half a season, only toured on twice. Comes with all the screws....
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    I've got a sled, but was back in rev for a...

    I've got a sled, but was back in rev for a christmas party and too busy/hungover to pull it out. don't hate on the resort!



    I'm only here for another two weeks luckily, but thanks for the offer.
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    Page 2? I'm in trade school in vancouver atm but...

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    I'm in trade school in vancouver atm but came back to rev last weekend. Saturday was their biggest opening day yet, 3100 people apparently. Some weird snow on the stoke and in north bowl due...
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    I need some quiver advice and don't want to start...

    I need some quiver advice and don't want to start a new thread so I figured I'd hijack this one. Skip down a couple paragraphs if you have ADD.

    I'm 6', 167lbs and currently ski 187 GPO medium+...
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    I went up Ghost this past weekend with a buddy,...

    I went up Ghost this past weekend with a buddy, we left Saturday and set up camp on the bench above the lake. We summited on Sunday then broke camp and slogged back to the resort.
    Ski crampons were...
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    It's a less-visited zone on Mt. English, the true...

    It's a less-visited zone on Mt. English, the true peak is in the background to the left of the peak in the middle.
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    Never really looked through this thread before,...

    Never really looked through this thread before, some solid stoke in here! Here's some skintracks in and around revy.

    http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah233/Stefan-G/DSCN3311_zpsekwhdtk8.jpg
    ...
  8. What are people using for DIY tech fittings? I...

    What are people using for DIY tech fittings? I know I read it in this thread somewhere but can't find it for the life of me.. I think I remember people using set screws?
    Up to this point I've been...
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    I'm near smithers visiting family for christmas,...

    I'm near smithers visiting family for christmas, had a decent day on hankin with my sister on christmas eve, it could use a bit more snow to fill in the holes, especially lower down, but still pretty...
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    If you spend any time in rogers pass, your going...

    If you spend any time in rogers pass, your going to want to buy this book:

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/geobackcountry/geobackcountry-rogers-pass-backcountry-skiing-guid

    I worked with...
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    missed that one the first time around, now the...

    missed that one the first time around, now the girlfriend is asking what I'm laughing at. fuck.
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    Yup, Those are super shitty bindings. Also,...

    Yup, Those are super shitty bindings. Also, There's a good chance you won't be able to get proper forward pressure if they only go down to 320mm, you'd have to try them in the binding first. But I...
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    Oh sweet, I can't pass up super burly bindings...

    Oh sweet, I can't pass up super burly bindings and local delivery! I'll PM you my number and we can set up a time for next weekend, Thanks!
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    EDIT: I know it's a dick move but I'm going to...

    EDIT:
    I know it's a dick move but I'm going to go with those mojo's instead (not sure if you even saw my original reply). I will gladly buy you a six pack for douche-tax, let me know.
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    yup, the ACR res-q-link 406 is the best PLB out...

    yup, the ACR res-q-link 406 is the best PLB out there if your priority is getting saved. Doesn't have any function for sending messages to family, but it transmits the SOS signal at a way higher...
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    WTB: Cheap Clamps

    I need some bindings for my rock skis, 110-115mm brakes and atleast DIN 12, other than that I'm not too fussy. I'm in Revelstoke, so probably have to be shipped. Let me know what you've got!
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    Hopefully he keeps her busy this winter so she...

    Hopefully he keeps her busy this winter so she doesn't give me shit for skiing all the time!
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    tele toe with a first-gen radical heel would be...

    tele toe with a first-gen radical heel would be the ultimate combo.

    If you need more range of motion, alpine trekkers in a pair of guardians works great!
  19. Hey, thanks for the PM! having the option for a...

    Hey, thanks for the PM! having the option for a side zip definitely makes the alpine threadworks pack more attractive. The only thing still making me consider the arcteryx pack is the extra volume,...
  20. Thanks for the reply. I was looking at those ice...

    Thanks for the reply. I was looking at those ice axe attachments, not sure if they'd work with my axe, but I'm sure it wouldn't be too hard to rig something up.
    I really like the backpanel access...
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    haha, I'm out of town right now and my girlfriend...

    haha, I'm out of town right now and my girlfriend sent me almost this exact picture this morning, you must live in columbia park too.

    I've been getting stoked for the season these last few weeks,...
  22. Huh, I bought a pair of ski pants from that guy...

    Huh, I bought a pair of ski pants from that guy once. I remember skimming over that website but totally forgot about it, thanks. Still pricey, but atleast it's made nearby, I think we might have a...
  23. Gregory Targhe 45 vs Arcteryx Khamski 48 vs ??

    Looking for a dedicated ski touring pack that's big enough for hut trips and lightweight camping. My current daypack is the osprey kode 32. I used to have the 38 but it was too small for overnights...
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    What everyone else said. The MoMix pack to...

    What everyone else said.
    The MoMix pack to atleast half the size of the nylons. They are definitely thinner but I didn't have any issues with durability after beating on them all last winter. I...
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    I'm the furthest thing from a coffee snob but I...

    I'm the furthest thing from a coffee snob but I can't stomach that shit at tim hortons, I'll hit up 'dons if I want a quick coffee.
    I only go there for a donut when I need a quick sugar fix, which...
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    Fuck I miss working 4-10s. I also briefly worked...

    Fuck I miss working 4-10s. I also briefly worked 3-12s and a 4, which was pretty sweet if you don't mind not having free time for 3 days a week.

    Now I'm on 5-8s again, it's tolerable because I...
  27. The first bindings I ever mounted were dynafits,...

    The first bindings I ever mounted were dynafits, never found them any more difficult than other bindings. go for it.
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    This is my experience too. I'm now looking for a...

    This is my experience too. I'm now looking for a stiffer alpine boot that fits like my ONE's (same fit as mercury/vulcan).
    My resort boots right now are the cochise with eliminators and some bontex...
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    Maybe back the forward pressure off a couple...

    Maybe back the forward pressure off a couple clicks? I've noticed when the forward pressure is set correctly on marker bindings they're kind of hard to step into, never had any issues backing it off...
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    still loving my 187s at -2, they do everything...

    still loving my 187s at -2, they do everything well and make it easy. Skied some seriously deep days a couple weeks back, could've been on a full R/R ski but was enjoying the GPOs too much. If I had...
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    Can't speak to the vector vs. W99 but I can tell...

    Can't speak to the vector vs. W99 but I can tell you that the DPS skis won't be TWICE as good as the voile's.
    The main difference is cap construction vs. sidewall. I know most people on here will...
  32. Love the new CAST system, was touring on it...

    Love the new CAST system, was touring on it today, but it in no way replaces a dynafit setup. Definitely takes more than an extra minute on the changeover, I had some icing issues today (I sprayed...
  33. Did you not install the crampon holders on the...

    Did you not install the crampon holders on the radical toepieces? if you do, the screw lengths should be the same for all four holes. Using the supplied M6 screws with the crampon holders all the...
  34. Exactly, why would you ever be taking the...

    Exactly, why would you ever be taking the toepieces on and off the plates?? just put some vibratite on there and make sure the screws haven't come loose a couple times a season and you'll never lose...
  35. the plastic plate underneath the toepiece has...

    the plastic plate underneath the toepiece has smaller holes in it, so that traditional ski screws- with a wood screw thread- can bite into it. To get the machine screws to fit through there, you have...
  36. got mine on monday, fucking stoked! Mine are...

    got mine on monday, fucking stoked!

    Mine are for the pivots, mounted them up yesterday, all the machine screws were the perfect length, the four screws in the heel projected a hair less than 9mm,...
  37. I'd consider the praxis freeride, still pretty...

    I'd consider the praxis freeride, still pretty traditional, but with some taper and rocker quite good in the powder. Kind of halfway between your mantras and S3s as far as skiing style, but better in...
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    any issues with using skins after waxing the...

    any issues with using skins after waxing the fishscales?
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    Lots of good info in here. I've been neglecting...

    Lots of good info in here. I've been neglecting the bases on my charger BCs, mostly ski them in pow so never really notice the bases on the downhill but have been doing alot of tours from the resort...
  40. Pretty sure the issue was the plastic baseplate...

    Pretty sure the issue was the plastic baseplate on the toes of the 14s are a bit larger so you have to grind/sand it down a bit for it to fit on the plate. I think there was talk about sending a...
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    must be nice. Highway bowl today wasn't...

    must be nice.
    Highway bowl today wasn't terrible, which is more than I can say for the heinous fucking skintrack out. Who set that? and who is the fuckwit who bootpacked up the whole thing. it took...
  42. Rode the lift today with someone who was able to...

    Rode the lift today with someone who was able to get his pair early, I got to fondle them a bit at the top, got me pretty stoked.
    The one issue he said he had was from snow freezing on the toeplate...
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    awesome! These are the 22 Designs as well, do you...

    awesome! These are the 22 Designs as well, do you remember what length screw you used with the inserts? haven't checked the screw length thread yet, it might be in there.
    he likes the bindings where...
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    So my roommate wants me to insert two pairs of...

    So my roommate wants me to insert two pairs of skis for him for tele bindings, is this advisable? They have six holes in the toepiece so it seems pretty bomber but I'm still not sure if I should be...
  45. fkna, that's awesome! It would seriously suck for...

    fkna, that's awesome! It would seriously suck for long approaches, but around here I've got my riser in the middle position 90% of the time anyways.
  46. Last I heard from CAST, they'd be shipping in...

    Last I heard from CAST, they'd be shipping in September, the only reason I know date has been pushed back is from this thread. What about the people who aren't on TGR, how do they know what's going...
  47. I like that idea, though I was hoping I could...

    I like that idea, though I was hoping I could somehow attach the plug to the sole and still have it solid, though if it works right I guess I'd never have to change the soles out anyways.
    Another...
  48. That's what I did; screwed the tech soles to the...

    That's what I did; screwed the tech soles to the workbench and belt sanded till they were the same thickness as the din soles. You have to be really careful to keep the belt sander flat, I use one...
  49. Was just about to write this. The F10 should fit...

    Was just about to write this. The F10 should fit any AT boot. Once you ski dynafits, you'll likely never go back to the tours, but boots are the most important piece of ski equipment, and until you...
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    I don't know that anybody has been claiming the...

    I don't know that anybody has been claiming the GPO is a revolutionary design, it's just dialed differently than alot of similar skis, in a way that I, and most people in this thread seem to dig.
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