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    Don't forget to factor the Cad -> USD exchange....

    Don't forget to factor the Cad -> USD exchange. That helps a bit.
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    I checked out the jigs this morning. *Disclaimer:...

    I checked out the jigs this morning. *Disclaimer: I am not very knowledgeable on jigs/patterns/bindings.

    Seems there are quite a few, but mostly older/rental/etc. Some I did see that I thought...
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    Wow. We may have to do that!

    Wow. We may have to do that!
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    My wife has a 163 Le Petit which I believe stock...

    My wife has a 163 Le Petit which I believe stock flex is a 1 or 2. Granted she is small and not an aggressive skier. Hand flexing them they are soft as expected but not noodles. A good balance of...
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    Assuming you mean discount/referral codes? Yes I...

    Assuming you mean discount/referral codes? Yes I believe those are no longer.
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    I asked Keith as I was considering the same ski...

    I asked Keith as I was considering the same ski (UL GPO). He said that his records of previous builds showed some 182 UL/veneer GPOs at 8lbs 1 oz.
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    I think the main theme of the TI version is damp...

    I think the main theme of the TI version is damp and stable (to an even higher level than standard layup). I've skied both briefly back to back and it was very apparent which ski had metal. Almost...
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    How did I not know there was a Woodsman 177...

    How did I not know there was a Woodsman 177 length?? I'm disappointed in my somewhat informed self.
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    Although veneer does seem to be a handy way to...

    Although veneer does seem to be a handy way to offset a decrease in weight with some added dampness, I'm certain that the core choice is much more important for ski feel.

    While normally weight...
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    Yeah it was tempting to add veneer, but this is...

    Yeah it was tempting to add veneer, but this is planned as a 100% lift access ski so I opted for regular nylon top sheet. I've never had a veneer praxis ski so I suppose I'll continue not knowing...
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    Trigger pulled: 182 skinny Q - heavy/nylon -...

    Trigger pulled:

    182 skinny Q - heavy/nylon - flex 3 - screaming bear.

    (Also got the wife a small GPO).

    Very excited!
  12. Douched. And missed the soft shell part, doh!

    Douched. And missed the soft shell part, doh!
  13. Pm sent.

    Pm sent.
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    Pretty certain stock is 4.

    Pretty certain stock is 4.
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    I have not skied the RX, but like you said it is...

    I have not skied the RX, but like you said it is a choice between traditional ski shape/style and a new shape. I think the GPO is very easy to ski, and like many attest: extremely versatile. If you...
  16. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Or a Hoji one.

    Or a Hoji one.
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    Pman - got it, replied. Comish - tried to...

    Pman - got it, replied.

    Comish - tried to reply, your inbox is full.
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    FS: 183 Praxis MVP, 160 K2 sidestash

    183 Praxis MVP
    Have you seen these before?
    Thought they were what I was looking for, turns out I was wrong. Beautiful skis.
    Multiple owners, but I believe only SupreChicken and myself skied...
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    If only they were 182! Have that exact build in...

    If only they were 182! Have that exact build in the cart right now...
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    Absolutely!

    Absolutely!
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    $275 for skis and bindings.

    $275 for skis and bindings.
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    How would you say they do with shorter radius...

    How would you say they do with shorter radius turns at slower speeds? I ask because some people have said the Q prefers the fall line and some speed to come alive.

    Love the idea of a skinny Q...
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    Has anyone had an UL core without carbon?...

    Has anyone had an UL core without carbon? Debating on that for an UL GPO. It's only about 3 oz different so not too concerned about weight. Mainly wondering if it will make any noticeable difference...
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    Gotcha. I can't imagine the added weight of...

    Gotcha.

    I can't imagine the added weight of the heavy hitter GPO would make it that much more heavy underfoot (swing weight). I could be wrong though. Not that it really gets deflected as is, but...
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    That being said, Keith's himself doesn't...

    That being said, Keith's himself doesn't recommend heavy hitter in anything over 110 underfoot...
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    *someone who's never skied 0N3P...*?

    *someone who's never skied 0N3P...*?
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    Thanks goodness customs are still an option. His...

    Thanks goodness customs are still an option. His tone via email is that he is continuing to do this because of the demand by passionate skiers vs economic viability....

    So everyone dig deep and...
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    Wasn't there an option at the bottom of that drop...

    Wasn't there an option at the bottom of that drop down menu: "or something else we can discuss"?seems perfect!
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    IMO I don't think BC and GPO are in the same...

    IMO I don't think BC and GPO are in the same discussion. I've had both, BC never did it for me. Lots of people like it, great ski I'm sure but the GPO is waay better. Very different shapes as well...
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    ^^^This.

    ^^^This.
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    I have over 100 days on vipecs as well and I've...

    I have over 100 days on vipecs as well and I've been nothing but happy.

    Currently looking at the 300g binding options and planning to try xenics (despite a few of its shortcomings) because of how...
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    180 Praxis Yeti

    *sold*

    Praxis Yeti - stock layup (MAP/carbon) measures at 180.5 cm straight pull. Bases clean, couple minor scratches. No base or edge damage.

    2 mounts - both for 305 bsl. Dynafit...
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    Everyone has a price.

    Everyone has a price.
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    DOT control work happening this morning on the...

    DOT control work happening this morning on the High 2.
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    Regular

    Regular
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    I ski 187 Protests. I've had both 187 and 182...

    I ski 187 Protests.

    I've had both 187 and 182 GPOs. I've settled on 182s for everything. If I skied more open terrain inbounds I'd go for 187 but I'm in the trees more than not. I think terrain...
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    Agreed, stock (4) flex is money.

    Agreed, stock (4) flex is money.
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    Good info. I forgot to ask: what didn't you like...

    Good info. I forgot to ask: what didn't you like about the MVP or how would you describe it and the skinny Q back to back?

    Those are the two skis I am most tempted to try and build an...
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    For a while I was real interested in a skinny,...

    For a while I was real interested in a skinny, heavy core Q for a daily resort. Cool to hear you really like yours. Do you ever notice the asymm? I don't over analyze skis (usually just like to get...
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    Although I think I understand your approach to...

    Although I think I understand your approach to "breaking in" skis, I would say that the Protest is like a fine horse and if given the proper amount of time... ;-) Perhaps you did, I just find it very...
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    Don't disagree. For many on this website,...

    Don't disagree.

    For many on this website, skiing is considered an essential activity.

    But like I said, I don't disagree with your stance.
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    If I like the Q half as much as I like all other...

    If I like the Q half as much as I like all other Tabke creations (Protest/GPO) it would be worth it.
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    So many skis, so little time.

    So many skis, so little time.
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    At least they are popular. Someone should ski...

    At least they are popular.

    Someone should ski and enjoy!
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    Beauties

    Beauties
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    Yes. Better to just go, solo or very distant,...

    Yes.

    Better to just go, solo or very distant, and not talk about it.

    Mental health is important too.
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    If I don't buy heavy core customs during the sale...

    If I don't buy heavy core customs during the sale I will want to be first in line for these. Screaming bear is the only topsheet besides the original GPO I would be OK with on the GPO.


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    With the custom sale fast approaching, bumping...

    With the custom sale fast approaching, bumping this thread to ask if anyone has a heavy core GPO with feedback they will share? I'm leaning heavily towards a heavy core + veneer octopus...
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    Patagonia powder bowl pants M

    Patagonia powder bowl pants - size medium

    Catch and release - excellent condition

    No rips, stains, wear, etc.

    $100 shipped conus 322338322339
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    My goal is to spend as much time as possible up...

    My goal is to spend as much time as possible up on microwave / bowl 4 vicinity before there is a lift up there... Skied exceptionally well today.
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