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    Good deal. I've been impressed with ease of...

    Good deal. I've been impressed with ease of service of these. When you do something dumb like leave it up in 70mph winds and you break one of the legs -- replacements are easy to find and inexpensive.
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    If they are the Stoker bib -- I've literally...

    If they are the Stoker bib -- I've literally ripped out the same crotch twice. Both times while on scene with a patient. Luckily I usually wear underwear on patrol.
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    The big benefit of these last couple of bursts of...

    The big benefit of these last couple of bursts of snow is covering up our dust layer for another week or two. Once that is exposed shit is going they way of the San Juans' quick.
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    Wife just accepted a 39% paybump. Which puts her...

    Wife just accepted a 39% paybump. Which puts her up 400% year over year. And the new gig is as platinum from a stability perspective as they come in her industry. Fuck yes I'm drinking awesome...
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    New Chair 6 going in this summer is an...

    New Chair 6 going in this summer is an opportunity for renaming. Don't worry -- Chair 10 (the lift from top of 8 to the Ridge) ain't ever going to happen.

    "52 degree" Super bowl entrance today....
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    Only able to ski a few hours but first run down...

    Only able to ski a few hours but first run down Superbowl was $$$$. 6" of cream cheese over soft. Fast.
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    Old ti bikes are dope. That is the best fork from...

    Old ti bikes are dope. That is the best fork from the era.

    Here's my build -- Diamondback Axis Ti. Random rigid fork. Singlespeed (flirted with going 1x9/10 etc). Big fat tires. I've since thrown...
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    For me it's a matter of use case/having too many...

    For me it's a matter of use case/having too many skis. When I'm on Bibby it's usually a bigger day and I'm not skiing a lot of bumps or trees. Similar with Deathwish though it is also my early...
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    Yes. Though if I could I'd upsize my DW and Bibby...

    Yes. Though if I could I'd upsize my DW and Bibby to 190s. But when I bought them they were cheap AF and I was a worse skier.
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    You want the WC108 as your replacement. It's...

    You want the WC108 as your replacement. It's basically a driftier DWT with less grip. I say as an owner of DW104, WC108Tour, DW, and OG Bibby.
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    I took all the federal loans I could get. Worked...

    I took all the federal loans I could get. Worked through 4 years of college at an elite (e.g. expensive) university. Paid off my last student loan last month -- 12 years after graduating.

    I would...
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    And yet the gov't in the last year forgave...

    And yet the gov't in the last year forgave $400bil in PPP loans with notoriously lax overisght--with many of those businesses reporting record profits in tha last year. Nary a peep from either...
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    Hybrid Siennas have a 1500W outlet. You could run...

    Hybrid Siennas have a 1500W outlet. You could run yourself a little Breville Bambino off that.
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    I've owned my NA...for 20 years now. Bought it as...

    I've owned my NA...for 20 years now. Bought it as my first car at 16.

    But damn is the ND2 tempting. I have a feeling the NA and ND will both be iconic in 50 years. NA as the first and most...
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    Mine is just sitting there begging for a canyon...

    Mine is just sitting there begging for a canyon spin in this nice spring weather.

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    You should buy a miata. Lift it...

    You should buy a miata. Lift it (https://www.flyinmiata.com/default/lift-kit.html). Turbo it. Add a roll bar. And put a roof top tent across roll bar/a pillar. A pair of blizzaks for winter and bobs...
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    Honest question...how do you camp in the...

    Honest question...how do you camp in the Maverick? It has a 54" bed. Slide-in? How much weight can you put in the bed? (EDIT: It's 1500 which I guess is doable with a slide in. How a FWD car would...
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    Agreed. Full van is great if you're living in it...

    Agreed. Full van is great if you're living in it or plan to own multiple vehicles. Minivan is great for long road trips, daily driving as necessary, and regular camping. tgapp is a hard and fun dude...
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    Well this explains all the messages this morning...

    Well this explains all the messages this morning tgapp :). I obviously dig Sienna.

    I've told tgapp all this but for posterity as someone who is interested in them: The big downside of the new...
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    FYI -- these codes do work on Rx lenses too .

    FYI -- these codes do work on Rx lenses too .
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    It's very nicely made -- good materials and...

    It's very nicely made -- good materials and workmanship. He's just across town from me so I've been by his place a few times when I was working on building my own. You and the ms. take the bed, kick...
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    Enjoy. If it's low miles (

    Enjoy. If it's low miles (<50k), lift it now as the CVs arent' totally broken into one angle. Happy to send you design files for my fold out bed that stores behind the rear seats and the side...
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    FWIW, on the OG DW my fave spot is -1cm. On my...

    FWIW, on the OG DW my fave spot is -1cm.

    On my DW104 I like them on the line.

    Both have demo binders so I could experiment a great deal.
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    Should I tell my boss to push back my year end...

    Should I tell my boss to push back my year end performance review again. I already pushed it back from Friday AM to ski pow.
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    Depends on who you ask. There's at least one...

    Depends on who you ask. There's at least one dealership in Oregon that has installed a few of these lifts and claimed it doesn't void the warranty.
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    Colorado just signed the Idaho stop or "safety...

    Colorado just signed the Idaho stop or "safety stop" into law. People gonna rage.
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    I assume this is rhetorical? Because every...

    I assume this is rhetorical? Because every professional avalanche organization I know in North America or am involved with recognizes cornice fall as a specific avalanche type:
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    The kit was $750 when I bought it. Install was...

    The kit was $750 when I bought it. Install was $1000 with alignment.

    Now that I've done the suspension on my other car in my backyard...I'm pretty sure I could do this kit in a weekend pretty...
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    Click and clack weren't always right. And some...

    Click and clack weren't always right. And some mechanic advice changes as technology does. With a modern auto, the transmission will make the shift, and hold higher revs. The torque converter is...
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    I specifically got the pre-2017 gen 3 because the...

    I specifically got the pre-2017 gen 3 because the 6 spd transmission in that has been beaten to hell and back in many iterations. The torque converter in it locks up quick and holds revs after that....
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    My 2013 Sienna front rotors warped enough after...

    My 2013 Sienna front rotors warped enough after 65k (of which there was a lot of mountain driving) to merit replacement. Luckily, if you're the least bit mechanically inclined it's a dead easy job. I...
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    Inbounds Fatality at Mt Hood Meadows

    https://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/2022/04/missing-snowboarders-body-found-extricated-from-creek-at-mt-hood-meadows.html
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    Agreed. The one difference I see between friends...

    Agreed. The one difference I see between friends with several hundred days in the bc and SS pros I work with is that the pros are far more likely to use checklists and documented procedures be they...
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    Could change with a ton of snow. But believe me...

    Could change with a ton of snow. But believe me as someone who has to sweep them...you're not missing good skiing.
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    Oh, you'll get tired of Loveland food over three...

    Oh, you'll get tired of Loveland food over three days. So bring a backpack with a few beers, brats/burgers/grillables in it. All the huts have propane grills that are free to use. On a sunny day,...
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    Good beta above. Steeps off 1 are getting a...

    Good beta above. Steeps off 1 are getting a refresh and skied good this weekend. South Chutes off of Ptarmigan often hold good, mellow turns this time of year. Be aware off 4/8 East/West Ropes is...
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    Mine got some at 80k. 412624

    Mine got some at 80k.

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    Spectacular shots and conditions! Who'd you do it...

    Spectacular shots and conditions! Who'd you do it with?

    MAS Photos!
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    You're partially right. But deaths are public...

    You're partially right. But deaths are public record.

    No tourist business is going to choose to release death statistics. But you can get them if you're really interested.
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    Nice mall crawler. Meanwhile my sissy ass van...

    Nice mall crawler.

    Meanwhile my sissy ass van has greater ground clearance than a stock suburban at 10.5". Running water and a kitchen (that can be removed in 5 min, another 5 to reinstall the...
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    Damn..that van sell for $5k in a day in Denver...

    Damn..that van sell for $5k in a day in Denver right now.
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    Woodland is only a 1" lift. Though with another...

    Woodland is only a 1" lift. Though with another 0.5-1" possible via tires. The Journey kits (assuming you don't use cheap-ass aftermarket CVs w/o gimbled bearings) are a solid option as well for...
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    Leather and Weatherguard mats are your friends.

    Leather and Weatherguard mats are your friends.
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    Are any of those available with AWD? I looked at...

    Are any of those available with AWD? I looked at some a few years back but didn't see any that were. Ultimately -- if using in a passenger config, I didn't see any advantage to them over minivan as...
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    IME rear springs in most all Siennas run very low...

    IME rear springs in most all Siennas run very low rates. Mine was helped a great deal by a pair of inexpensive airbags. I run them at around 15 all the time since I have extra weight in the back, and...
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    Oh -- and sliding doors kick ass. For kids. For...

    Oh -- and sliding doors kick ass. For kids. For camping. Whatever. Plus most minivans can fit a 8' sheet of ply if you need to haul them.
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    FWIW, relatively simple to put a small lift on...

    FWIW, relatively simple to put a small lift on the Odyssey (or Sienna, or Pacifica) for extra clearance: https://www.journeysoffroad.com/

    I've got 40k on my lifted Sienna with no issues related to...
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    I have a FWD Sienna with Snows. And AWD with...

    I have a FWD Sienna with Snows. And AWD with snows is still noticeably better. I carry chains just in case (but haven't really needed them).

    My sister has an Odyssey (2016ish) with 180k. Minimal...
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    Have you skied the commanders? No way would I...

    Have you skied the commanders?

    No way would I ever recommend a C108 with Shifts as a 50/50 ski if you actually mean 50/50. If you mean 90 inbounds / 10 out -- maybe. The C108 is north of 2300g per...
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    That video is 3 years old. But I agree.

    That video is 3 years old.

    But I agree.
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