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    Last years mantra Sent from my iPhone using...

    Last years mantra


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    As the link above states, no they wonít work...

    As the link above states, no they wonít work officially.


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    Yep, me three. 176cm 94 and 186cm 109. Very...

    Yep, me three.

    176cm 94 and 186cm 109. Very good skis.


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    That sounds like a normal release, not pre...

    That sounds like a normal release, not pre release?

    You adjusted the DIN up slightly to where you should be and the problem stopped.




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    This^ Also, I have lived in 3 euro ski...

    This^

    Also, I have lived in 3 euro ski resorts, and one Canadian over the last ten+ years. I have also worked as a boot fitter in France and Canada and I feel like custom foot beds are just as...
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    I fucking hate tip dive, and have gone through...

    I fucking hate tip dive, and have gone through many powder skis since selling my Lotus 120ís to no avail.

    Finally sorted the situation by buying back my 120ís!

    Other Ďskinnierí more touring...
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    Lots of people suggesting Ďhybridí boots here,...

    Lots of people suggesting Ďhybridí boots here, such as Lange freetour, Lupo, Strider, Cochise etc but sounds like the OP is maybe looking for a Ďproperí touring boot?

    If thatís the case, the...
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    BD do an ice climbing glove with a waterproof...

    BD do an ice climbing glove with a waterproof insert that ticks all of these except the touchscreen compatible fingers.


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  9. Poll: I just got some Patagonia snow guide pants, used...

    I just got some Patagonia snow guide pants, used them a couple times. Slightly tight cuffs around my Vulcans with the cuffs open wide, but other than that real nice pants.


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    DPS made great skis. Now they donít have much...

    DPS made great skis. Now they donít have much that appeals to me, especially for the price.


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    4 season tent - Hillman?

    You sure they werenít in a hilleberg?


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    It doesnít. Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    It doesnít.


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    No, different shape handle. They look like my...

    No, different shape handle.

    They look like my pals Solomon handle but with something added below.


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    I want to see pics of you skining up 40*! ...

    I want to see pics of you skining up 40*!


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    I *think* you can change the W-link by getting a...

    I *think* you can change the W-link by getting a upgrade/service on the transceiver.


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  16. Thread: Blister

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    Blister are good for finding info on mount...

    Blister are good for finding info on mount points, straight pull lengths etc.

    The reviews are worth reading of course, but you have to take them with a grain of salt like any reviews.

    At least...
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    I added a link to above post showing the guy that...

    I added a link to above post showing the guy that was paralyzed from a fall on his shock pump.

    Glad you and your colleagues havenít been hurt landing on the shovel, I am either over thinking, or...
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    guide vest, patrol vest.

    I work patrol and when I used to use a vest (with a shovel pocket) I actually used to fold up a SAM splint in such a way as to add more padding in between my back and my probe/shovel.

    Gone back...
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    guide vest, patrol vest.

    The closest example I can think of is of a mtn biker that fell on his pump (that was in his pack) and fractured something in his back-...
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    A great way to break your back. Stupid idea imo. ...

    A great way to break your back. Stupid idea imo.


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    Blackcomb, and whistler, have an open boundary...

    Blackcomb, and whistler, have an open boundary policy. Exit wherever you want.


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    That or a F1 RS is the obvious gap in the line....

    That or a F1 RS is the obvious gap in the line. It seems believable to have a ~120 flex boot with the F1ís quality of walk mode for sub 1200g


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  23. When I was fitting we used to do the boots...

    When I was fitting we used to do the boots overnight. Sometimes we did it there and then if we were quiet but more often than not it was the last job of the day to knock out a bunch of punches and...
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    Top of my list, just not got round to trying them...

    Top of my list, just not got round to trying them on yet. Hopefully they have a nice flex but arenít too strong and overpower my spring skis. Thatís the beauty of the Vulcans eh, I can use them with...
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    I do agree, the only thing Iím hoping for these...

    I do agree, the only thing Iím hoping for these days are light (sub 1200g) boots that walk amazing and ski pretty fucking good as well. Basically want a Scarpa F1 RS type job, I wanna replace my...
  26. Sweet idea pal, hope it work out for ya Sent...

    Sweet idea pal, hope it work out for ya


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    You guys are fucked, all this new tech and we are...

    You guys are fucked, all this new tech and we are jizzing our pants over a pair of ugly ass slippers? God we are all old.


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    On the subject of PU, there is a PU Hoji next...

    On the subject of PU, there is a PU Hoji next year apparently.


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    Iím disappointed that the 121 isnít full rocker....

    Iím disappointed that the 121 isnít full rocker. Love the feel of my Katanaís in pow and was wondering about a fatter more pivot-y version for skiing trees. I find it strange where Volkl choose to...
  30. Prior skis are long for the size. The 188ís are...

    Prior skis are long for the size. The 188ís are more like most brands 190ís so I imagine the 193ís are massive.


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    The range is sold! Still got the GT. ...

    The range is sold!

    Still got the GT.


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  32. What emergency gear do you carry in your BC pack?

    Small first aid kit

    Two type of pain killers, one of them is if I still need the person (or myself!) to be mobile, one is if I want to knock them the fuck out.

    SAM splint

    Radio with local...
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    Need a tent, open to suggestions

    A couple years ago I made a similar thread and got some real good advice. Worth a search, I think it was called Ďtent chatí.

    I ended up getting a Oware mid and had a mesh Ďhalfí inner made for it...
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    No big deal for me, but I donít use my lifters as...

    No big deal for me, but I donít use my lifters as much as many do. I tend to just use the middle for whole climbs and set skin tracks appropriately. They seem to be harder to turn with your pole than...
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    266517 Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums...

    266517


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    Floats Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums

    Floats


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    FS 2018 Norco Range 29 and GT fury

    Hey all, I have a 2018 Range C9.2 (large) and a 2018 GT fury (medium) up for sale.

    RANGE IS SOLD.

    Asking $4200CAD which is about 3100US.

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    266188
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    Fail, should have used a Minion DHF.

    What did you use for the glue? Hows it holding up? My boots are chewed up from sleds and want to do something similar on my next boots.


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    The new Blackland doesnít seem to have a tongue. ...

    The new Blackland doesnít seem to have a tongue.


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    Help remove BD Traverse Ski Pile Handle

    Are they the older style blue or red ones like the picture below?

    If so dip em in hot water for a while then hammer them off.

    And, if you do replace them, can I have them please? Love those...
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    Gear rumors 19/20

    No lotus 138 or spoon anymore eh.


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    Do you boycott any products?

    Looking after the environmental isnít/shouldnít be political. Shaming an outdoor company for leading by example and caring for the world, and using its platform to do good towards our environment...
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    Skin tail clips for VWerks Katana?

    BD tail clips work fine for me. Another option would be to just cut the tail clips off.

    IMO tail clips only hold themselves onto the ski-if they werenít there the skin glue would be strong...
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    Iím on the vwerx on recommended and they are...

    Iím on the vwerx on recommended and they are awesome skis. I think your ski style sounds like mine so you will probably be happy there, especially as everything else you have skied is directional and...
  45. Lupo is 98. Lupo AX is wider-100mm or 103? ...

    Lupo is 98. Lupo AX is wider-100mm or 103?


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  46. P.S I love my lupoís. Cracking boot. Sent...

    P.S I love my lupoís. Cracking boot.


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  47. If you are after a progressive flex then you are...

    If you are after a progressive flex then you are looking at the wrong boots. Three piece shells like the dalbello and full tilt are much more linear in their flex. Maybe look at some overlap touring...
  48. Yeah, I have sewn some of those Ďeliminatorí...

    Yeah, I have sewn some of those Ďeliminatorí tongues into the tongues of my pro tongue liners. Thatís a lot tongues in one sentence, but it feels good on my skinny bony shins.


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    Yes but the Vulcan gets its stiffness from the...

    Yes but the Vulcan gets its stiffness from the spine of the boot. The walk mode is effectively a peg in a hole that limits both forward and rearward travel. The Dalbello system is just a latch that...
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    Scarpa F1 RS? Itís a gap in their line eh ...

    Scarpa F1 RS? Itís a gap in their line eh


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