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    Anyone have suggestions for a 6 or 7 weight rod...

    Anyone have suggestions for a 6 or 7 weight rod for kids (4 year old)? 7'6" would be ideal. I'm thinking a Ross FlyStick from several years ago would work if I can find one, but I'm open to...
  2. yeah, I'd pull the trigger right now on a...

    yeah, I'd pull the trigger right now on a sub-$500 GPO
  3. I use a sharp woodworking chisel to make the...

    I use a sharp woodworking chisel to make the volcano flush. Place the back of the chisel on the flat top of the ski and pare the volcano off. Much more effective than using a small plane. If you...
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    Thanks for the suggestions fellas. I'm looking...

    Thanks for the suggestions fellas. I'm looking for an in-bounds only ski. Something to handle crud and steeps. I'm really only skiing groomed trails at the end of the run to get back to the lift.
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    Another "what ski" thread . . .

    Hey All - I've missed the last two seasons with knee injuries Crap and hadn't bought new skis for a few seasons before that, so I'm way out of touch with the new offerings. Help and advice...
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    I have a size 166 salomon czars with size small...

    I have a size 166 salomon czars with size small fritschi freerides and crampons for sale. 105 in the waist, twintip, rocker. The skis are a few years old but hardly used. The freerides are a few...
  7. I'll take them if they aren't already sold. PM...

    I'll take them if they aren't already sold. PM sent.
  8. Hey, if the guy paid full retail then it's...

    Hey, if the guy paid full retail then it's reasonable to expect the skis to be without blemish--no matter how minor.
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    Sweet rig! How do you like having the anchor...

    Sweet rig! How do you like having the anchor rope go through a pulley at the anchor? I've seen this on a few boats and always wondered about the potential advantages and disadvantages.
  10. If you bought these new, at full retail, you...

    If you bought these new, at full retail, you should return them and ask for another pair that is matching. I have a pair of original gotamas with a similar issue--one has almost no camber and other...
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    I had to laugh at this part of the description...

    I had to laugh at this part of the description for the 18' Kenai model:
    "Who want's to row 4 guys in front of the rower?"

    All the guides up here on the Kenai do this and it always looks like a...
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    Yeah, funny shit.

    Yeah, funny shit.
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    I have an old pair of w105 with bamboo side walls...

    I have an old pair of w105 with bamboo side walls that are my primary backcountry ski. The bases are getting pretty ragged since I ski them in all conditions--including thin early and late season...
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    I second Mr. Toad's suggestion. Drilling out the...

    I second Mr. Toad's suggestion. Drilling out the holes in the plastic base for the toe pieces so the screw threads don't grab the plastic base helps immensely.
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/39772-BEFORE-YOU-SELL-READ-THIS
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    I have a BII-MX and a LT in addition to the...

    I have a BII-MX and a LT in addition to the BIIIx, none of which have given me any problems. In my experience they're neither stronger nor more fragile than any other well-made rod.



    I'm...
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    Graphite rod tubes

    I picked up a new Winston BIIIx earlier this season. The rod is sweet, but what's with the graphite rod tube? I understand other companies are going down the same road, and I haven't had any...
  18. Thread: Twin Slabs

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    Those are both kick-ass fish, but the spots...

    Those are both kick-ass fish, but the spots aren't even close to the same. What are you smokin?
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    http://www.peta.org/living/fashion/diy-hair-feathe...

    http://www.peta.org/living/fashion/diy-hair-feathers.aspx
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    I just sold a full saddle and three 1/4 saddles...

    I just sold a full saddle and three 1/4 saddles on ebay for about $600 total. I pulled the original price tags off before shipping because the deal felt so ridiculous. I had paid a total of $64.35...
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    Thanks for the tips--I didn't realize bonktown...

    Thanks for the tips--I didn't realize bonktown was still open for business. Somehow I thought it went the way of Tramdock.
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    Thanks, AKPogue. PM sent. If anyone else has...

    Thanks, AKPogue. PM sent.

    If anyone else has something they want to unload please let me know.
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    road bike wheelset help/WTB

    Hey all, I don't frequent this part of the forum but was hoping you all could help me with a road bike wheel dilemma. I moved a bit ago and the movers lost the front wheel to my road bike. :mad: ...
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    Thanks for the link teleee. I swear I searched,...

    Thanks for the link teleee. I swear I searched, but that's the nicest "search jong" I've ever seen.

    Any problem with keeping the rods bent like that over the long run?
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    I can make you a smoking deal on a Rio switch 5/6...

    I can make you a smoking deal on a Rio switch 5/6 line if you are interested. Brand new in original packaging: http://www.rioproducts.com/product.php?recKey=159
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    drift boat fly rod storage

    Any of you have a great idea for storing strung-up fly rods on a drift boat?

    It seems most people either:
    (1) store them in a long PVC tube tied to the side of the boat,
    (2) just stick them...
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    The second pattern I tied after the wooly bugger...

    The second pattern I tied after the wooly bugger was a stayner ducktail (recipe from google). It's pretty straight forward and catches fish. When tied in larger sizes, many of the classic nymphs...
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    Jebus, it had been a while since I looked through...

    Jebus, it had been a while since I looked through this thread. Great stuff!

    I'd love to hear a review on the backing once you work it a bit.
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    I'm thinking my phone needs an app that prevents...

    I'm thinking my phone needs an app that prevents me from accessing work email or facebook when sufficiently buzzed. Making decision while drunk is fine, but making decision at work or on facebook...
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    Eh, could be worse.

    Eh, could be worse.
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    I had an Outcast PAC 800, but sold it years ago...

    I had an Outcast PAC 800, but sold it years ago because I never used it.

    Pros: well made; stable; decent weight capacity; maneuverable; good for accessing moving waters so long as you plan to...
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    Picking up the new boat: 95795

    Picking up the new boat:
    95795
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    Just pulled the trigger on the Hatch 7 Plus. I...

    Just pulled the trigger on the Hatch 7 Plus. I wasn't in a hurry since the snow's still flying up here, but I found a smoking deal on a drift boat a couple weeks ago that was too good to pass. The...
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    I've always drilled out the holes in the plastic...

    I've always drilled out the holes in the plastic toe plate to avoid interference with the screw threads.
    ...
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    I recently sold a pair of the black/red vintage...

    I recently sold a pair of the black/red vintage karmas in 177 and agree they are a classic all-mountain twin. I skied the shit out of them back in the day and they made a great one-ski quiver for...
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    I guess it actually was Thursday. I'd seen the...

    I guess it actually was Thursday. I'd seen the elevated skin track before, but the elevated pole plants were a new one for me.
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    From this past weekend in southcentral:...

    From this past weekend in southcentral:
    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-eYEzWJNTNRE/TWrByQx2wNI/AAAAAAAABfY/jweleMrTYcQ/s1600/IMG_3473.jpg

    Although many of the areas protected from the wind...
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    attachments

    The font colors in the "manage attachments" link are nearly impossible to read. How about changing them up a bit?
  39. Oh, I also typically mix separate batches of...

    Oh, I also typically mix separate batches of epoxy for each toe and heel piece, so I'm only mounting 4 or 5 inserts before mixing a new batch.
  40. I initially did something similar to Spyderjon,...

    I initially did something similar to Spyderjon, except that I also used a washer between the locked nuts and insert. It worked well, but eventually gummed up with epoxy. I've since been using...
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    Sticky: A few months ago I went and saved most of them as...

    A few months ago I went and saved most of them as well. Send a PM if you want what I have.
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    Sticky: I just mounted inserts for Atomic 614s using the...

    I just mounted inserts for Atomic 614s using the salomon template. Thanks jondrums!
  43. And this is why you should mount your skis...

    And this is why you should mount your skis yourself.
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    I've owned this Kenmore...

    I've owned this Kenmore and currently own this LG. Both were/are good machines. I've never had a problem with mold or other funk unless I leave the clothes in the machine too long after washing.
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    Not sure how to solve your problem from this...

    Not sure how to solve your problem from this point, but I wonder if your drill bit is dull or if you had the bit spinning too slow when drilling the hole? Either could contribute to the delam issues.
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    caudal snag, or are you actually ripping lip on...

    caudal snag, or are you actually ripping lip on something?
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    Great pictures! I watched my wife get charged by...

    Great pictures! I watched my wife get charged by a griz last year--they can be real fucking scary. McNeil is on my list of places to go.
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    Bump for a smooth transaction on the Praxis. ...

    Bump for a smooth transaction on the Praxis. They showed up today!
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    I'd do a combination of 3-5. Figure out what two...

    I'd do a combination of 3-5. Figure out what two sets of skis you want to keep; sell the third set, dukes and freerides. Go with sollyfits on whatever you keep (but if you keep the spires just go...
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    It sounds like you have the new verdicts and not...

    It sounds like you have the new verdicts and not the old orange/black ones Big Steve is talking about. I had the blue version and sold them because they skied like a plank and had too much camber. ...
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