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  1. No, don't use the runny regular kind---use the...

    No, don't use the runny regular kind---use the putty kind called "Stick Weld" or "J-B Weld Steel Stik", like this: ...
  2. Thread: Pivot Issues

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    A team effort! Happy ending. :) .

    A team effort!

    Happy ending. :)

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    Sounds sketchy enough to me that I would want to...

    Sounds sketchy enough to me that I would want to slide the heel completely out of the track to clearly inspect what's really going on in there.

    Could be an obstruction in there, like a pebble or...
  4. Thread: Pivot Issues

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    Based on the dildo's angle in that photo, and how...

    Based on the dildo's angle in that photo, and how its contact surface is lined up with the boot's contact surface, I don't think the fwd pressure is too high.

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  5. Thread: Pivot Issues

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    Are the 4 heel mounting screws tightened all the...

    Are the 4 heel mounting screws tightened all the way down?

    Can you see any light between the ski and the very bottom baseplate of the heel piece (right at the location of each mounting screw) when...
  6. Another bump for cheap used pivots, $80 shipped....

    Another bump for cheap used pivots, $80 shipped.

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  7. Bump. Only the 3rd pair is left, for $80 shipped....

    Bump. Only the 3rd pair is left, for $80 shipped.

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  8. Bump for 2nd price drop on the 2 remaining pairs....

    Bump for 2nd price drop on the 2 remaining pairs.

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  9. Bump for price drop on all 3 pairs. .

    Bump for price drop on all 3 pairs.

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    UPDATE 1: Wait a minute. You wrote "STH", but...

    UPDATE 1:
    Wait a minute. You wrote "STH", but are these really "STH2"?

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    Sounds like maybe all it needs is "recalibration" of the number/indicator scale. I think recalibration might be...
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    Google finds it. It's Ski Magazine 2014. ...

    Google finds it. It's Ski Magazine 2014.
    https://www.skimag.com/gear/blizzard-cochise-2014/

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  12. FS: 3 Pairs Pivots / FKS: A Nice 18 Raw, A Nice 12, and a Well-Used 12

    UPDATE: Only the 3rd pair below is available now. (The cheap well-used pair.)

    3 pairs of bindings for sale. None are GW. All are the good ol' Alpine Sole AFD (superior transmission, IMO).

    I am...
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    Bernie Rosow groomed Cornice Bowl today, hoping...

    Bernie Rosow groomed Cornice Bowl today, hoping to help this weekend's snowfall to stick. And he posted photos & videos on IG stories. https://www.instagram.com/bernierosow/

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    I'm guessing maybe Scott's films: Walls of...

    I'm guessing maybe Scott's films:
    Walls of Freedom
    1999
    Immersion

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  15. I can part with a pair of pre-EPF Marker Dukes...

    I can part with a pair of pre-EPF Marker Dukes "Small". Make me an offer. Photos on request.

    Used, in good shape. Black with gold trim. I can provide pretty much any brake width you want (used...
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    No regrets that I left town 1 day early. That...

    No regrets that I left town 1 day early. That line in today's video is about 4-5 times longer than yesterday.

    EDIT:
    Also... Early Friday morning, I got bluff-charged by a mama black bear, with...
  17. I have the Skybox 21. It's HUGE. I often put 10...

    I have the Skybox 21. It's HUGE. I often put 10 pairs of big-ass skis in there, and there's still room if I happen to buy 2 more pairs of skis from Craigslist while on a road trip (some Tetris...
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    I'm done for the season. Today it took only 2...

    I'm done for the season. Today it took only 2 hours for me to finish the final A/B Test on my test plan, so I'm leaving town.

    Thanks for a great season, Mammoth! :)

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    MORE RANDOM REPORTS AND RUMORS: - Last night,...

    MORE RANDOM REPORTS AND RUMORS:

    - Last night, they built a big new park jump on CH3, with only 6 days remaining! WOW! Mammoth does not look for excuses to wind things down near the end!

    - I was...
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    I'm ready to admit that the actual skiing is no...

    I'm ready to admit that the actual skiing is no longer worth a long drive. But it's worth it overall if you like the other parts of it, like the "novelty of August!", and also if you know how to have...
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    Which Wildcat do you have? Which length of...

    Which Wildcat do you have?
    Which length of Countach are you considering?
    (I'm asking so that I might provide a better response.)

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    CH1 is now closed for the season, and no...

    CH1 is now closed for the season, and no maintenance work was done on the Broadway Ribbon last night. Big congrats to the crew for maintaining the Broadway Ribbon thru 7/30 ! Wow!!

    Current state...
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    Today while skiing, I stopped by the race...

    Today while skiing, I stopped by the race training course that was set up for GS, and I got a closer look at Shiffrin...for only like 0.07 seconds, and then... SHE GONE! . . FAST!!!
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    Yeah, that SidelineSwap ski is 2011. I have the...

    Yeah, that SidelineSwap ski is 2011. I have the 2009 version of it (exact same ski, except graphics), and my "190" measures 186.0cm. Yeah, surprisingly short for a Volkl. (I also have the 2009 "197"...
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    This morning, Main Park has been dismantled and...

    This morning, Main Park has been dismantled and is melted out (and the webcams don't show any new parks built up higher). T.Hall captured a video of the kicker-less knuckle on its last day yesterday...
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    I saw people testing white Rossi skis yesterday...

    I saw people testing white Rossi skis yesterday at Mammoth, so I took photos and then I just kept skiing. I didn't talk to anyone, so I have no info---only photos....
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    Yeah, that well-travelled line has melted down...

    Yeah, that well-travelled line has melted down WAY less than the suncups to the left and right of it. So, why? Is it the compaction from skier traffic that preserves it better?

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    Yes, official on Insta. This matches the only...

    Yes, official on Insta. This matches the only reliable rumors I had been hearing for weeks. Specifically, the rumor that there's a Race Team who committed to pay for a closed course thru Aug 6 if...
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    I recommend the Revolts, and just boycott the...

    I recommend the Revolts, and just boycott the lower half of the mountain (Broadway has a narrow yellow brick road choke point, and the wide parts have a WAY rutted grooming attempt because the...
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    EDIT: Last-minute retraction of my retraction,...

    EDIT: Last-minute retraction of my retraction, haha.
    CH1 will INDEED run today.

    Turns out I was too clueless to understand that the whole friggin base station of CH1 can be raised and lowered....
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    It was a T-storm in the middle of the night. I...

    It was a T-storm in the middle of the night. I was sleeping, but I would wake up occasionally and hear the rain hitting the roof of my car (plus I slept with my car door wide open in this heat, and I...
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    Oh yeah, I remember showing you that pic. A fun...

    Oh yeah, I remember showing you that pic. A fun day today, but not as much sunshine and bikinis as usual, haha.

    Sent from my S6701L using Tapatalk
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    Yeah. I normally lap CH1 and CH6 for repetitive,...

    Yeah. I normally lap CH1 and CH6 for repetitive, consistent tests, but CH1 never ran today and CH6 is closed for the season, so I ended up lapping CH3 for tests today. I already finished all the...
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    Flash flooding evidence this morning at Main...

    Flash flooding evidence this morning at Main Lodge.

    In front of the Ski Patrol office at Main Lodge, there is sediment up to 2.5 inches deep, and many fist-sized rocks were moved onto the pavement...
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    More random updates from an everyday skier... ...

    More random updates from an everyday skier...

    A loud-ass bomb went off yesterday about ~50 minutes after 12noon last chair. I looked up and saw the plume of smoke near the top of the mega-wiggle...
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    Random updates from an everyday skier... June...

    Random updates from an everyday skier...

    June was a great month without any crazy heat, but the July heat wave arrived 5-6 days ago, and is forecasted to persist for weeks. :(

    As of today...
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    Thanks! Great advice, guys! :) I will talk to...

    Thanks! Great advice, guys! :)
    I will talk to those mechanics today and then recommend one or the other to the old-timer, Dale.
    (...I also need a shop to grind the hell out of WAY convex bases on...
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    Yo Mammoth Locals, Do any of you know which...

    Yo Mammoth Locals,

    Do any of you know which local mechanic in town is most likely to charge a low/fair price...or maybe even give a discounted price to an old-timer ski bum? I'm trying to help out...
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    Was great to meet you for one brief chair ride. ...

    Was great to meet you for one brief chair ride.

    Yeah, your PMGear skis looked brand new, like you just took the plastic off them earlier that morning. New-old-stock rules!

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    If you're patient, I can write something up after...

    If you're patient, I can write something up after a couple of weeks. Yesterday, I bought a used 192cm M-Free 108. So, first I gotta waste some days testing the M-Free previous owner's -1.5cm mount...
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    Yeah, I don't know. Maybe each run has been...

    Yeah, I don't know. Maybe each run has been different for 2 weeks...like maybe different runs got salted on different days and ended up smooth, while other runs ended up with seams/ripples. Today,...
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    Also, some extra cred because Craig Garbiel was...

    Also, some extra cred because Craig Garbiel was winning comps on them.

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    The 2 skis of my 2014 pair weigh 2439g & 2297g....

    The 2 skis of my 2014 pair weigh 2439g & 2297g. That's ~6% difference between each other.
    The 2 skis of my 2015 pair weigh 2558g & 2533g. That's ~1% difference between each other.

    No idea if...
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    Yesterday and today have been the first days for...

    Yesterday and today have been the first days for me that weren't frozen in the sunlight at 7:30am at 9000ft Main Lodge.
    Yesterday was frozen only in the shade of the Lodge building.
    Today, not even...
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    Sorry to break the news to you, but... The...

    Sorry to break the news to you, but... The morning groomer ripples/ruts/seams are pretty much an everyday thing for the past 2 weeks. Maybe a groomer operator here can chime in about how maybe these...
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    I have a pair to sell you. What brake width do...

    I have a pair to sell you. What brake width do you need? Will ship from Mammoth.

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    I can confirm that. At 12noon, Paranoid steeps...

    I can confirm that. At 12noon, Paranoid steeps are soft enough that the snow can't hold me up (220 lbs) at that steepness. It wants to slide me down even if I try to stand still.

    So...just hit...
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    Coverage is great. Absolutely no need for your...

    Coverage is great. Absolutely no need for your rock board yet.

    I'd say the main spot with rocks is the ridge from top of CH23 down to Scotty's, where the troughs between moguls are shallow enough...
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    Thanks for the replies! A friend is visiting...

    Thanks for the replies!
    A friend is visiting this weekend, who is capable of skiing Hole in the Wall, but I don't want to put her through a bunch of scrambling on dry rock/dirt. ...Maybe I'll take...
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    Maybe a dumb question... Does anyone know if...

    Maybe a dumb question...

    Does anyone know if the approach to Hole in the Wall (from Top of Gondola) can be skied currently without stepping on any dry rock/dirt?

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