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    Yeah what "North" said. The hottronics, I...

    Yeah what "North" said. The hottronics, I thought, used a small circular heating element that you could put on top of the footbed. Now you'd be stuck with the element on that footbed, and couldn't...
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    I'll add: I think the sweet part of using a...

    I'll add:

    I think the sweet part of using a USB battery pack is the ease. They handle their own charging, so that's solved. If you want more voltage than a regular Lipo cell gives [3.7v] you...
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    Somehow I missed that. So, you're pumping 5v...

    Somehow I missed that.
    So, you're pumping 5v into the cozy-feet elements?
    A test setup I did where I used 5v [under load, not 5v quiescent] and those things get pretty hot. [Like very, very warm....
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    Bumping this - I haven't been able to find any...

    Bumping this - I haven't been able to find any real threads about it - pretty much nada everywhere.
    Would be glad for any pointers - but I am working on my own DIY project.

    First test yesterday....
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    But dammit, I want you to make skis at a loss, so...

    But dammit, I want you to make skis at a loss, so I can pick them up at fire-sale prices, rather than full-fat prices! <sarcasm>
    Yeah, I get it. I'm the guy who wants short tank Bodacious'
    We all...
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    Sticky: I do have a template. I've never posted it here....

    I do have a template.
    I've never posted it here. Let me work on that.

    -Greg
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    Damn. My pinnacles developed cracks in the lower...

    Damn.
    My pinnacles developed cracks in the lower shells, and was pondering these as a future replacement.
    K2 - you out there? This isn't a good look, ya know. :)
    [Of course, I'm cheap and looking...
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    It all reminds me of this kind of BS:...

    It all reminds me of this kind of BS:
    https://www.amazon.com/Audioquest-Diamond-RJ-Ethernet-Cable/dp/B0073HI94M


    Them: "You know if you buy that cheap Chinese ethernet cable, your MP3's are...
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    I'll just note that it's certainly NOT a hard...

    I'll just note that it's certainly NOT a hard ride setting up a Baofeng.
    I'll will agree that you're paying for ease, mostly, for the BCA.
    I'm sure they are nice, and easy, convienient, etc....
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    Edited: Oops. Somehow I read that as 325 to 330,...

    Edited: Oops. Somehow I read that as 325 to 330, not 300.
    Yeah 12.5mm.
    But depending on the binding pattern, the "outer" holes may be closer to the inner holes than the original "outer" set. [Thus...
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    Should do fine. There's a bunch of other crap in...

    Should do fine. There's a bunch of other crap in there, but it's mostly acetone.
    Rubbing alcohol would probably do fine too, though it's not as aggressive as the acetone.
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    Posting to add: This is the "regular" BF-888S...

    Posting to add:
    This is the "regular" BF-888S
    https://www.amazon.com/BF-888S-2pcs-Rechargeable-Headphone-Radio/dp/B00ECW9DB4/

    You'll need a free program called CHIRP and a programming cable. The...
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    ^^^ anotherVTskibum is largely right. [I haven't...

    ^^^ anotherVTskibum is largely right. [I haven't seen any reports I really trust that are current about spurious transmissions - but they're pretty cheap gear. As I'll note in a minute, the BF-888S...
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    This +1000 In fact what got me to read it was...

    This +1000

    In fact what got me to read it was just curiosity about the "real deal." I've got the "Chinese" goggles - Outdoor master pro - Wooo. :)

    I was skiing on Sunday and part of the day it...
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    Honestly I don't see the problem with selling for...

    Honestly I don't see the problem with selling for more than you got them for.
    I mean, it was your time, effort, and jumping on it when you saw it come up. [IIRC, you weren't even certain they were...
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    Double main zip. You know, unzip from the...

    Double main zip.
    You know, unzip from the bottom, to re-adjust your, em, hardware and other things around mid-torso that the hard-shell covers.

    My last TNF high-end hardshell [skiing specific]...
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    From the foot notes of the citation above.: ...

    From the foot notes of the citation above.:


    The test I reference above tested TB-III (Tite Bond III) in a wet environment. I know TB claims it's waterproof, but the tests I've seen show very...
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    Not trying to beat you up and it's hard to argue...

    Not trying to beat you up and it's hard to argue with real-life experience ... but I'll simply note that PVA glues like Tite Bond have *very low* strength in situations where it's filling a gap....
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    I think I have a single heel track flopping...

    I think I have a single heel track flopping around in a box somewhere.
    Do you need two?

    [I had a binding rail blow-up and got a rail from a mag a while back, and IIRC I got both rails "just in...
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    ^^ @Mister-snarky-pants... :) ...Or the...

    ^^ @Mister-snarky-pants... :)

    ...Or the translucent is a fairly different formulation to allow it to be extra clear, instead of say, hazy/milky, yet colorless. And that different formula has...
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    PM'd you one. PM it to the next in line.

    PM'd you one. PM it to the next in line.
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    I notice some of the reports are about...

    I notice some of the reports are about translucent plastic. Is there something about that formulation that might be a cause of the problem?

    Also, repeat of the question about the newer Pinnacles....
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    While I'm hesitant to GUARANTEE it's never...

    While I'm hesitant to GUARANTEE it's never happened, I'm nearly certain it's never happened. In every case I've seen where that happens, it puts a kink in the other overlap piece. In fact the used...
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    Yeah, that's an option. Anyone have an opinion...

    Yeah, that's an option. Anyone have an opinion about doing that. [I suppose, if I don't find it impacts the performance, it's probably just up to a "feel" thing. But still open to the experts...
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    I like the newer Pinnacles [and the newest...

    I like the newer Pinnacles [and the newest mindbenders look very sweet]

    Are there similar problems with the more recent Spynes/Pinnacles? I'm probably going to start bottom-feeding for cheap boots...
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    Cracked boots [Not boots on crack]

    So, I noticed about a week ago, a crack in my K2 Pinnacle boots. This is the original "transparent" Pinnacle - 2014-2015, IIRC - not the newer more florescent lime green, opaque ones.

    And not just...
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    Wood glue isn't going to cut it. [At all. I doubt...

    Wood glue isn't going to cut it. [At all. I doubt it will adhere to any of the materials in a ski, except for perhaps the wood core, but since it's awash in epoxy too, probably not even there.]
    ...
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    I think you intended to post this to the "Stuff...

    I think you intended to post this to the "Stuff that makes you feel awesome..." thread. :)
    Nice work. [I hate working on my own car, but occasionally I do, and when it [rarely] goes well, it's...
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    I call this "Technical solutions to political...

    I call this "Technical solutions to political problems."

    Like this - in the 90's; "I don't want my employees goofing off, can you remove Solitaire from Windows!?"
    Me: "Sure." All while...
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    @galibier_numero_un Awesome write up - thanks!...

    @galibier_numero_un

    Awesome write up - thanks!
    And +1, baby, on the left-hand drill bits. I was sure such a thing existed. But at HF no less!? And a whole set for like $8-9? Sweet!
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    I know nothing about that tire - but thought I'd share my experience with "cheap" winter tires.
    About 5 years ago, I decided I'd get a pair of winter tires for my beater. [If you must know, a Chev...
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    PM'd

    PM'd
  33. ^^ That's an Attack2 demo [Not the original...

    ^^ That's an Attack2 demo [Not the original Attack demo]
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    It seems nuts, but I wonder if someone from...

    It seems nuts, but I wonder if someone from TJMaxx nukes the codes after they are posted.
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    AH65AP567 If you use the code, please post or...

    AH65AP567

    If you use the code, please post or PM me that you have. [Perhaps they all get used, but often it seems like someone posts and it's gone almost immediately - I'd like to keep track.]
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    Sorry all - I see I didn't update the template....

    Sorry all - I see I didn't update the template. The latest changes are very minor, but I simply forget to update the PDF's here.

    So, version 1.3 - latest, as of 2019-12-13

    -Greg
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    Seems to be the case, see:...

    Seems to be the case, see: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/323823-Chinese-Goggles-on-Amazon?p=5585368#post5585368
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    They do, but generally don't provision the...

    They do, but generally don't provision the Time/TZ settings for DHCP clients to get NTP and TZ from the DHCP Server. So, even if the TZ and time were wrong on the router, clients [generally]...
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    Usually smartphones use the cellular tower to set...

    Usually smartphones use the cellular tower to set time, not NTP [Network Time Protocol] servers on the internet. Tablets and computers do the opposite - get time from a NTP server.

    But the TZ is...
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    AG35MN585 20% off, free shp > $50

    AG35MN585
    20% off, free shp > $50
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    AK33HG788 Discount is 15% off our current...

    AK33HG788

    Discount is 15% off our current listed prices when order Sub-Total is $75.00 to $99.99; 20% off when order Sub-Total is $100.00 to $124.99; or 25% off when order Sub-Total is $125.00 or...
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    No, you are, at best, a clueless troll; At worst,...

    No, you are, at best, a clueless troll; At worst, an inane troll.

    I don't know if I was one of the first here to buy these way back years ago - but there wasn't much data about them anywhere I...
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    ^^ No, *universal* is a pair of wire cutters....

    ^^ No, *universal* is a pair of wire cutters. Clip those babies off, and toss them!

    My peeve is Monoprice ethernet cables. A recent batch had three twist ties per cable. And each was individually...
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    +1 I'm certainly no expert in the field, but...

    +1

    I'm certainly no expert in the field, but some pubmed searches don't turn up a lot - especially if we're already controlling for UV exposure. [i.e. We're just talking bright light, without UV...
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    I see there's another code again. Unless you...

    I see there's another code again.

    Unless you feel so bad that Anon/Giro et al. are missing out on their boat payments [in that case, close this thread right now] - or unless you worry that magic...
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    I think you meant to say "Yes." HAND.

    I think you meant to say "Yes."
    HAND.
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    Dude!?! Did you just do a speedball and someone...

    Dude!?! Did you just do a speedball and someone dosed you with Narcan, so now you're just plain amped up and angry ... or something? Sheesh. Calm down satan. :)
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    Was thinking about this - and the resort ski vs a...

    Was thinking about this - and the resort ski vs a touring/uphill ski.

    If you like the SN or the Cochise, then the touring option is the ZeroG 108. AFAIK, it's the same dimensions as the Cochise,...
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    Blizzard Cochise? [Though I think the Cochise...

    Blizzard Cochise?
    [Though I think the Cochise is substantially more damp. Though I should note that I've only skied the SN 100, not the 108, and the 108 was supposed to be stiffer/more demanding...
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    Are you a troll, or insane? [Why not both, I...

    Are you a troll, or insane? [Why not both, I guess.]
    Look, if I wanted to look "Cool", I'd probably do a whole host of shit different. But like guys who ride with aero-bars, carbon tri-spoke wheels,...
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