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  1. He also strongly discourages ski cuts when...

    He also strongly discourages ski cuts when persistent slabs are present:

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    The user in the video is me. I respect you both a...

    The user in the video is me. I respect you both a great deal, and I know you are both more knowledgable than me on the subject of beacons and avalanches in general. But I think you've missed the...
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    I posted this in the other Pieps DSP thread, but...

    I posted this in the other Pieps DSP thread, but figure it belongs here too:

    With the beacon inserted in the harness as shown in the manual, if you apply pressure to the buckle (which sits...
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    It actually fits in the harness best when...

    It actually fits in the harness best when inserted like this:

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    I've fiddled with this thing some more now. With very light pressure on the lock I can slide it from send to off. Too light,...
  5. Why would that happen? The observations posted...

    Why would that happen? The observations posted that day noted both of the problems the boarders encountered (windslab and persistent slab). We now have compelling evidence that the boarders were...
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    A few folks have posted that a beacon should be...

    A few folks have posted that a beacon should be worn in the harness with the screen facing in. This also happens to be how I wear it. But this is NOT how it is shown in the DSP manual:

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    Our little one loves chillin' with the chickens....

    Our little one loves chillin' with the chickens.

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  8. I think ideal width comes down to where you ski,...

    I think ideal width comes down to where you ski, when you do your longs days and what you mean by long day

    -If you're going to do endless sidehilling and kick turns on spring snow a skinnier ski...
  9. That's a good place to start. You might also...

    That's a good place to start. You might also reach out to companies who make tech bindings boots and fittings and ask if there is anyone around is interested in lending some advice. That's the sort...
  10. Trade for a used Pieps DSP Pro?

    Trade for a used Pieps DSP Pro?
  11. Ordered some stuff from Snowinn (Spain) recently....

    Ordered some stuff from Snowinn (Spain) recently. Took exactly a month.
  12. My 13 month old is just starting to realize how...

    My 13 month old is just starting to realize how funny a good fart is.
  13. Ok. Let's start brainstorming.

    Ok. Let's start brainstorming.
  14. Well, looks like it's pretty much full form all...

    Well, looks like it's pretty much full form all the folks who didn't get to do it last year. Plus Covid could fuck it up anyway. Oh well.

    I need something difficult to look forward to besides...
  15. So it's looking like my annual Dolomites trip...

    So it's looking like my annual Dolomites trip (which happens to coincide with the Grand Traverse) is unlikely to happen because of Covid + schedule changes. So I might as well find something stupid...
  16. Rossi Cut? What are you, 30? VAS goes back at...

    Rossi Cut? What are you, 30?

    VAS goes back at least to the 3S/3G.
  17. Fischer had a line of skis with adjustable...

    Fischer had a line of skis with adjustable rocker.

    https://www.the-house.com/8982fihy1013zz-fischer-skis.html
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    I had multiple S1's (first reprogrammed and them...

    I had multiple S1's (first reprogrammed and them replaced by Ortovox) that would crash like they were running Windows 95. I'd MUCH rather run a DSP and double check the button every time out than use...
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    If you search for an old analog beacon with a...

    If you search for an old analog beacon with a newer digital beacon, the searching beacon may sometimes think there are multiple sending beacons. I have seen this. I've also read about why this...
  20. Head has brought back the piezoelectric dampeners...

    Head has brought back the piezoelectric dampeners made famous in the K2 Four. You might as well throw some of those in there too.

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    https://bouldercounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappv...

    https://bouldercounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=13ab214fe2bb4da5a850df0ca0f00fc5
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    I'm good with a delta of about 10mm or less. And...

    I'm good with a delta of about 10mm or less. And if I'm skiing powder I don't care much at all. But on hard snow with too much ramp it feels like the ski's sweet spot is shrunk down to nothing.

    I...
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    Pano of new fire from Lafayette:343800 Can see...

    Pano of new fire from Lafayette:343800

    Can see flames from 20 miles away.

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    Cool. Let's be in touch when snow starts falling.

    Cool. Let's be in touch when snow starts falling.
  25. I'd probably go Brahma and Rustler 11 for East...

    I'd probably go Brahma and Rustler 11 for East coast skiing. Cochise and Rustler 11 was my resort quiver for CO last year. Cochise isn't a great EC skis. It excels in steep and open terrain. For...
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    https://www.evo.com/guides/ski-boot-sole-binding-c...

    https://www.evo.com/guides/ski-boot-sole-binding-compatibility
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    Good dog. 343721 Sent from my Pixel 3a using...

    Good dog. 343721

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    Margotron, I'm in Lafayette. If you want to get...

    Margotron, I'm in Lafayette. If you want to get out for some midweek skiing in RMNP let me know. Sometimes weekends work too.
  29. Poll: You're bragging about this? You should be...

    You're bragging about this? You should be apologizing.
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    Nothing, unless he's on your fantasy team. Plenty...

    Nothing, unless he's on your fantasy team. Plenty of snaps for both guys.

    Bell might might have lost a step during his lockout/ not-giving-a-fuck-because-he-plays-for-the-hapless-Jets, but his...
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    I pushed pretty damn hard hard in my button and...

    I pushed pretty damn hard hard in my button and it wouldn't budge out of send. I wonder if a slight difference in how the plastic comes out of the mold results in some buttons that are sturdy and...
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    La Sportiva did it first about 10 years ago, but...

    La Sportiva did it first about 10 years ago, but the toe wings kept breaking so they stopped.
  33. Poll: Your wife is wrong. "Effect," when not used as a...

    Your wife is wrong. "Effect," when not used as a noun, implies intent to make something happen. You can "effect changes" or "effect a solution." That's pretty much it.

    On the other hand, I can't...
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    I used to have a blast skiing deep snow in the...

    I used to have a blast skiing deep snow in the trees at Stowe on Rossi 4S's. And I have no problem skiing powder on short, skinny touring skis either. But fat rockered skis let you do things that...
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    http://buffstreamz.com/nfl-streams/

    http://buffstreamz.com/nfl-streams/
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    In that case you want something like the Blizzard...

    In that case you want something like the Blizzard Bodacious. The metal ones, not the neutered ones they sold for a couple years. They'll crush just as well as your XXL with much better float and...
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    Just about every 110ish waisted ski sold today is...

    Just about every 110ish waisted ski sold today is a much better pow ski than XXLs. Especially in trees or in lower angle, upside down or slightly crusty snow. Rocker works.
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    Nope. I saw the XXL reference. And I've skied...

    Nope. I saw the XXL reference. And I've skied XXL's.

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    Tech Talk, jong... Also ANY pow ski will be...

    Tech Talk, jong...


    Also ANY pow ski will be a huge step up compared to what you've been skiing.

    BUT given your location and ski history something like a Ranger 107ti or Enforcer 110 Free...
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    I've never had a problem with a box staying wet,...

    I've never had a problem with a box staying wet, but leaving skins on skis like that increases your chances of getting glue residue on your bases. Wouldn't be a problem on a short drive. Buy I...
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    View from my mom's house in Estes: 343493 ...

    View from my mom's house in Estes:

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    Almost positive I've seen a pic of the new double...

    Almost positive I've seen a pic of the new double slider broken. That doesn't mean it isn't rare.

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    I used more than "moderate force" on mine and it...

    I used more than "moderate force" on mine and it didn't budge.
  44. Another XTD question: how do the Mimic liners...

    Another XTD question: how do the Mimic liners compare to the liners from 18-19 XTD 120's? Those liners ski well but limit range of motion. I tried to squeeze in Pro Tours but I have a snug fit and...
  45. Frankenbindings: Speed Radical toes with SSL 2.0...

    Frankenbindings: Speed Radical toes with SSL 2.0 heels. 105 brakes bent ever-so-slightly to fit over the Zero G 108ís. Would also consider swapping the Radical toes for SSL 2.0 toes (Iíve got...
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    Where are you located? Interested in any trades?

    Where are you located? Interested in any trades?
  47. I've wanted to ski there for a long time. As a...

    I've wanted to ski there for a long time. As a former long time East-coast BC skier their is something familiar and relatable about getting after it in Scotland. I don't think I'd ever make a...
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    I believe the lack of lock going from search to...

    I believe the lack of lock going from search to send (but not in the other direction) is by design.
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    More on the topic:...

    More on the topic: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/328404-Pieps-DSP-Pro-broken-switch
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    Just futzed around with mine. I think it's...

    Just futzed around with mine. I think it's extremely unlikely it could switch off accidentally. I'd like to know more though.

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