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    I have the Chef's Choice Trizor posted above. ...

    I have the Chef's Choice Trizor posted above. Don't have anything to compare it to other than cheap "draw it through a V" type sharpeners, but I'm pleased with it.

    I don't use it often, maybe...
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    X3. Any chance the group buy will include a...

    X3.

    Any chance the group buy will include a discount even for renewal passes?
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    This reminded me - that's the brand of the carbon...

    This reminded me - that's the brand of the carbon fork I used for awhile. I had one with aluminum steerer, crown, and dropouts. They make (or used to, anyway) one with a carbon steerer, if you feel...
  4. Update: I tuned the edges, did a little ptex...

    Update: I tuned the edges, did a little ptex work, and mounted a binding on the Hangl plates. The toe ends of the plates rattle - there's vertical slop, the whole plate moves up and down at the toe...
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    I used a rigid cheap fork for a couple of years...

    I used a rigid cheap fork for a couple of years on a 29er singlespeed. Can't remember what brand I bought, but it was one with carbon tubes for legs, and the crown and dropouts were bonded on. ...
  6. Thread: TLT7

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    If anyone is looking for the TLT 7 in small sizes...

    If anyone is looking for the TLT 7 in small sizes (23, 24), Sierra Trading has them for $199. Check their website.
  7. Talk to the rangers. Road conditions vary over...

    Talk to the rangers. Road conditions vary over time.
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    I saw those too, but they definitely require a...

    I saw those too, but they definitely require a Tyrolia, and I'm not sure if they are asymmetrical other than the tip shape Elan did some weird asymmetrical "amphibio" designs.
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    Yep, I deleted that WTB thread when I learned...

    Yep, I deleted that WTB thread when I learned that I don't need a Tyrolia binding. I've got a few Looks and a lot of Salomons, so easy to go with one of those.
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    PSA: $89 new race skis

    https://www.skiessentials.com/2014-elan-ripstick-fis-skis-plate.html

    2014 Elan Ripstick, 191cm only, extra 10% off sale currently = $89 shipped (no tax on my confirmation). I called to ask about...
  11. I thought this was a DSM thread so didn't click...

    I thought this was a DSM thread so didn't click on it at first.
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    The phrase you are looking for is "So, I was just...

    The phrase you are looking for is "So, I was just riding along, and..."
  13. Costco Kirkland house brand gin, spiced rum,...

    Costco Kirkland house brand gin, spiced rum, French vodka, and tequila (blanco and anejo). They're all good and cheap
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    PM incoming

    PM incoming
  15. Measurements per my Harbor Freight calipers are...

    Measurements per my Harbor Freight calipers are approx 100(tip)/ 64/ 87 (tail).
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    Agreed. Management has killed that brand. ...

    Agreed. Management has killed that brand.

    They used to have such good skis. Now, a bunch of bleh.
  17. Wtf happened?

    Wtf happened?
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    Here's more! ...

    Here's more!

    https://winter-warehouse.com/collections/skis-190-220cm?sort_by=price-ascending
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    Doooooooo it. I had some DH skis, once,...

    Doooooooo it.

    I had some DH skis, once, briefly. I think I did two runs on them and that was enough. They. Do. Not. Turn. Not until you are going very very fast.

    I stick with GS skis for hard...
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    I'd be more surprised if he had the hots for the...

    I'd be more surprised if he had the hots for the GEICO lizard.
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    I don't think I've seen too many DIY campers in...

    I don't think I've seen too many DIY campers in this thread, so here's a gem:


    https://jalopnik.com/someone-turned-this-ford-crown-victoria-police-cruiser-1841794161
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    It was about an inch long and half inch wide....

    It was about an inch long and half inch wide. That would've been impressive if it had.
  23. Thread: Trucks.

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    I haven't weighed it, but I'm pretty sure my...

    I haven't weighed it, but I'm pretty sure my popup camper weighs more than these older fiberglass hardsides. I figure it's at 2000-2200 wet weight with food, clothes etc.
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    Looks like I won't be testing out this sealant --...

    Looks like I won't be testing out this sealant -- stopped by the Tractor Supply to pick up the discounted sealant, and the only one they had left had fallen off the shelf and had a big hole in the...
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    Codes rarely work on clearance, if ever. Too...

    Codes rarely work on clearance, if ever.

    Too bad, because STP just marked down several skis as clearance. This low-snow year in Tahoe has me realizing I need a versatile low-snow type of ski...
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    Thanks EWG and Stuckey - appreciate it.

    Thanks EWG and Stuckey - appreciate it.
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    Peavine is mostly clear. Galena not so much.

    Peavine is mostly clear. Galena not so much.
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    PM incoming.

    PM incoming.
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    I think I gave away my last tube TV to a friend...

    I think I gave away my last tube TV to a friend of Splat's.

    The one before, which broke, got tossed into a dumpster behind a Raley's.
  30. I'll put some calipers on them. I don't think...

    I'll put some calipers on them. I don't think I've ever seen skis with tails wider than the tips.
  31. OK, that's just weird. Salomon filled their skis...

    OK, that's just weird. Salomon filled their skis with the black oil from the X Files?
  32. The Public Enemy skis did have rivet like things...

    The Public Enemy skis did have rivet like things going through the tips and tails. Don't know how much was structural reinforcement vs fashion.
  33. I had a friend who split up with his fiance once,...

    I had a friend who split up with his fiance once, it sounded permanent. We "consoled" him with saying things like "she's not the right one" etc -

    and then they reconciled, married, and had kids...
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    I'll report back - but it might be awhile, as...

    I'll report back - but it might be awhile, as riding season isn't really in yet in Reno. Hopefully still skiing.
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    This. Everyone came out and was all over us...

    This.

    Everyone came out and was all over us when our younger son died last year. Everyone offered up promises of checking in regularly and being there. Few followed through.
  36. Thread: Trucks.

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    I'd never seen that before. Specs, measurements,...

    I'd never seen that before. Specs, measurements, from Google search:

    https://www.autoblog.com/buy/2020-Toyota-Tundra-SR5_5.7L_V8__4x4_Double_Cab_Long_Bed_8_ft._box_164.6_in._WB/specs/
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    Berryman Tire Sealr

    Anyone here try Berryman Tire Sealr sealant in a bike tire? Read some reviews saying it worked well, though it is not intended for bike tires.

    It's normally about $30/ gallon, but local Tractor...
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    Is there a "in lieu of flowers, send donations to...

    Is there a "in lieu of flowers, send donations to XYZ Organization" request?

    eg if he died from cancer, is there a cancer research fund?

    Agreed that alcohol sounds like a poor choice here.
  39. Thread: Trucks.

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    Perhaps that "long bed" reference just means the...

    Perhaps that "long bed" reference just means the 6.5' bed + big back seat, rather than the usual 5.5' bed. (or whatever Tundra has for bed lengths)
  40. Thread: Trucks.

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    I've never seen a Tundra with an 8' bed other...

    I've never seen a Tundra with an 8' bed other than with a single cab. I don't think any of the other configurations have the payload to make use of it.

    The typical 4-door (small back seat = 6.5'...
  41. Just PM'd back - will pass on to the next in...

    Just PM'd back - will pass on to the next in line. I think I should try test fitting these into my helmet if at all possible. Thanks.
  42. Potential dibs... What helmet did you have them...

    Potential dibs... What helmet did you have them in? I have a Smith Variance, with some wired ear piece things that are starting to fail.
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    I was trying to do my job, delivering packages...

    I was trying to do my job, delivering packages for The Man instead of hanging out with my buds and watching the dunk contest, and this lazy fuck has his dogs out barking at me at 9:30 PM so I can't...
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    He never did win no checkered flag. (and...

    He never did win no checkered flag.

    (and you're thinking of his brother, Jerry.)
  45. Thanks - my thought on removing the plate was...

    Thanks - my thought on removing the plate was because they seem rattly. I tried tightening the torx screws on the sides but wasn't able to.

    I'll try them first with the plates and see how they are.
  46. Thread: Trucks.

    by El Chupacabra
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    :yourock:

    :yourock:
  47. Can I use this old Salomon race ski without the plate?

    Picked up some old Salomon race skis, which have a weird metal plate on the topsheet -- plate sort of floats on some pin brackets. I have not tried removing the plate from the brackets to see what's...
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    DO A PRESSURE TEST.

    DO A PRESSURE TEST.
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    Do a pressure test. Very easy.

    Do a pressure test. Very easy.
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    X2 on finding the leak. I just used a pressure...

    X2 on finding the leak. I just used a pressure tester kit from my local Autozone (free loaner tools) to track down a slow leak on my 2000 Sierra - turned out it was just the cap on the pressure...
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