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    Ummm, no. They aren't just "fucking socks." ...

    Ummm, no. They aren't just "fucking socks."

    My Smartwools from STP from 10 years ago still rock but I might want to start prepping. Ultra thin, no seams, stretchy. Can't find them in any stores...
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    Gold.

    Gold.
  3. As a friend once put it-- "Is there anything you...

    As a friend once put it-- "Is there anything you can do with this new ski that you can't do with your current ski?"

    That was a hard question to answer. In fact, I couldn't answer it. Nor did I...
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    Lev has done a good job marketing to the middle...

    Lev has done a good job marketing to the middle class and abandoning the cults.

    But there are other builders out there who will build our cult passions... if a small price is delivered.

    Aside...
  5. I would be all over a 191 Praxis Kusala. I was...

    I would be all over a 191 Praxis Kusala. I was bummed I missed the first round but was fresh on a ‘13 Renegade.

    With 4FRNT going with more RC and a tighter radius and shorter lengths I’ve been...
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    Not directed at you, DGamms. Just a general...

    Not directed at you, DGamms. Just a general statement about how there are so many established ripping skis I honestly wouldn’t have the confidence to even try.

    That said, the rumors of Reine...
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    Mate... mad props. That said... I grew up in...

    Mate... mad props.

    That said... I grew up in the 80's & 90's. Skiing was really hard back then.

    But now? this shit is insanely easy.

    My dream ski? A 2013 4FRNT Renegade. I own it, but I...
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    I have '13 Owl Renegades. 186. I drive them with...

    I have '13 Owl Renegades. 186. I drive them with Lange RS130s in Japan's forests. They're stupid easy.

    They are my one and only experience with this ski. I cannot for the life of me understand...
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    Aesthetically dope as fuck. Curious if the...

    Aesthetically dope as fuck.

    Curious if the internals of the boxes run any paths. I’d have been tempted to alternate intake barriers to lengthen the path the air goes through from entrance to...
  10. I thought I had an opinion on this until I read...

    I thought I had an opinion on this until I read this thread and then remembered that I had lost everything last year when the economy was "normal."

    Live and learn, peeps. If you think you deserve...
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    Homie shot someone. We have no idea why. This...

    Homie shot someone. We have no idea why.

    This is America. We’re all armed.

    People do stupid shit all the time.

    They’re not all concussed, ex-pro athletes. And they’re not all on meth.
    ...
  12. Wider skis on firm snow tug at your knee joint...

    Wider skis on firm snow tug at your knee joint more than narrower skis when surfing/slarving turns... not necessarily when carving.

    Stand still. Turn your skis sideways across the fall-line....
  13. Wait for one of 4FRNT's spontaneous sales. Buy a...

    Wait for one of 4FRNT's spontaneous sales. Buy a Renegade. No need to size down. It's super pivoty and the float of more length will be even more confidence inspiring.

    /post-ACL guy who skis 186...
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    That looks rad! I’ll try that broiled pepper prep...

    That looks rad! I’ll try that broiled pepper prep sometime. I can see that melting together quite nicely.
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    Cast Iron Skillet

    What BC said ^^. Enamels are awesome for tomato-based sauces as well as other soups. I’ve been known to spend several hours slowly boiling down chicken carcasses in ours for a soup base.

    We named...
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    I've heard of people sanding them down, but I...

    I've heard of people sanding them down, but I think that should be reserved for restorations of old pans. Is it loaded with crusty carbon now? In my experience to get rid of caked-on carbon the best...
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    Thought you guys might appreciate this....

    Thought you guys might appreciate this. Quarantine indoor recipes. Steak, cilantro, garlic, salt and pink peppercorn.

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    I have to say that most of you are over-thinking...

    I have to say that most of you are over-thinking and over-analyzing everything.

    I use my cast iron skillet for every meal I cook.

    “I don’t know how to clean it.”

    That’s because you’re...
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    Sticky: Being as Volkl couldn't account for the ski, the...

    Being as Volkl couldn't account for the ski, the ended up sending me an OG Gotama "they had laying around." That thing arrived and I was bummed like-- Goddamnit. A fucking clown shoe. (Major props to...
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    Sticky: No. I had that ski in 188 mysteriously disappear...

    No. I had that ski in 188 mysteriously disappear between Volkl’s shipping dock and me. It was a warranty replacement. I always figured somebody hid it and sold it.

    That vertigo series was the hot...
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    Sticky: The Quiver Pic Rerun Thread

    Zombli , where did you get that Volkl G4 Vertigo? Was it a cheap acquisition by chance?
  22. So much talk about cutting snowboards in half......

    So much talk about cutting snowboards in half... more talk about "making your own rig."

    You want to cut the tails off of Bros?

    The amount of work you're willing to put in sure does seem...
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    A lot can happen between now and November. Mount...

    A lot can happen between now and November. Mount them and go skiing while the universe allows it if you have the chance.
  24. 321216 Fight me.

    321216

    Fight me.
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    I have a couple of mates who reach out randomly...

    I have a couple of mates who reach out randomly and "check up" on me. It means the world as it forces me to answer the question of "How are you doing?" And I don't want to tell them when I'm in the...
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    Don’t forget about those help lines, guys....

    Don’t forget about those help lines, guys. They’re magnificent.

    In my “No Shame” past, I was battling hard in Tokyo. I was being strategically destroyed by verbal abuse. I didn’t even know that...
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    That doesn’t make any sense. As any suicidal...

    That doesn’t make any sense. As any suicidal person will tell you, it takes tremendous strength to end it.

    You could even argue the opposite— that the weak can’t commit.

    This is an uneducated...
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    K2 Mindbender Skis

    I appreciate people sharing this data. I often say to people (my kids, family and friends) when I’m driving that— “I ski faster than this.”

    “Are you serious?”
    “Yeah, it’s normal to break 60mph.”...
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    Condolences for loss, Flyover. I hope you find...

    Condolences for loss, Flyover. I hope you find peace. It might take some time. Keep reaching out.

    This crew helped me during my darkest time last summer. Thanks for it not being taboo around...
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    I have not. And I won’t until my M102 is dead. I...

    I have not. And I won’t until my M102 is dead. I don’t want to know there is a better ski out there.

    The M102 does not feel too wide given it’s ability to carve. I could easily imagine 3 more mm...
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    The general consensus between comparing the MB...

    The general consensus between comparing the MB 108ti (and the 99ti, imo) and the M102, for this genre of all mountain rippers, is that the M102 has better grip and the MB 108 has better float.
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    I feel like a broken record saying the same thing...

    I feel like a broken record saying the same thing all season, but the Mantra 102 seems to be leading the charge for groomer skis that offer versatility.

    It shreds. And it’s easy. It carves. It...
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    Posters who have the capacity to politicize a...

    Posters who have the capacity to politicize a global pandemic are to be ignored.

    Go away. This thread needs to end.
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    M4s? or M5s?

    M4s? or M5s?
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    An MSP 99 & Pivot 15 Gold (or RAW) + CAST is...

    An MSP 99 & Pivot 15 Gold (or RAW) + CAST is something I would literally buy right now with no thread needed. I would totally cheat on my M102/Baron for that set-up.

    There aren't any kids...
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    I second that request. I would love for somebody...

    I second that request. I would love for somebody give us an update. The lack of discussion has led me to believe the cult is fading.
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    Below 20 is too tight if not running gates.

    Below 20 is too tight if not running gates.
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    Mount pivots. Ski. When touring option becomes...

    Mount pivots. Ski. When touring option becomes visible, add CAST.
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    East coast groomer skis

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    The MSP 99? That was/is super attractive to me as...

    The MSP 99? That was/is super attractive to me as well.

    As was said— a lot of good skis in this category these days.
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    5’8” 154lbs.

    5’8” 154lbs.
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    I don’t find the tails demanding at all. I find...

    I don’t find the tails demanding at all. I find them releasable with their subtle rocker. I have a hunch the M102 is the most underrated do-it-all ski of 2020.

    I think their “noisy” carbon tips...
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    The Mantra 102 184 replaced this dad's OG 183...

    The Mantra 102 184 replaced this dad's OG 183 Gotama. Carves better, floats better. Simple to ski and is there when I decide to begin ripping. My Gotama is still alive, but the M102 is everything the...
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    The Mantra 102 is deserving of a demo on the...

    The Mantra 102 is deserving of a demo on the spring refreeze.
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    Sticky: The Quiver Pic Rerun Thread

    Or the K108.

    Somebody needs to A/B the K108 (and/or the M102) with the LPR 105.
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    Yeah, loving the kiwi creativity. But those...

    Yeah, loving the kiwi creativity. But those homies are throwing off my fun bet predictions.

    Super fun being so surprised. That was probably the most fun Fieberbrunn event I’ve seen so far.
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    It’s in the downfall of giants that I gain...

    It’s in the downfall of giants that I gain perspective. The last year has been shitty to me. I went huge and lost big. Some of you were there for me.

    And so was my wife. I didn’t lose family.
    ...
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    Wow— ...

    Wow—

    https://www.outsideonline.com/2410231/skier-dean-cummings-charged-murder
  50. I always say I'm going to hoard, but I'm...

    I always say I'm going to hoard, but I'm completely full of shit. I can't imagine owning more than one pair of anything. And I've never sold a pair of skis in my life. I know on paper what the ski is...
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