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    Donated, thanks Talisman.

    Donated, thanks Talisman.
  2. I love Schoeller and Mammut still uses it on some...

    I love Schoeller and Mammut still uses it on some of their offerings.

    Mammut Champ = best touring / hunting / backpacking pants ever for drier climates IMO
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    So young, RIP Jake and thanks for all you did for...

    So young, RIP Jake and thanks for all you did for others.
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    Salvage yard for a few bucks. Donating it to an...

    Salvage yard for a few bucks. Donating it to an organization seems like passing the buck on the way to the junkyard to me. Does CPR actually pull parts, etc?
  5. Concur with #1, but you are simplifying #2. I...

    Concur with #1, but you are simplifying #2. I don't think people are saying holes "ruin" skis. Can they? Obviously, if not sealed properly, as has been witnessed by posters in this thread. It's not...
  6. He estimated 35mph when he hit the tree on only 1...

    He estimated 35mph when he hit the tree on only 1 ski, crazy!

    http://www.ejpoplawski.com/ejpoplawski.com/Home.html
  7. Actually, he hit the tree trying to ski it out on...

    Actually, he hit the tree trying to ski it out on 1 ski after it snapped on landing.
  8. Good clarification on the t-nut thanks. And I...

    Good clarification on the t-nut thanks. And I have no doubt about the strife, that really sucks for sure.
  9. E.J. Poplawski snapped a ski with a prior mount,...

    E.J. Poplawski snapped a ski with a prior mount, granted that was at the 2006 tele extreme freeskiing event in Crested Butte, but it is an example. Maybe it would have happened anyway given the...
  10. I was going to advise going NTN if you are just...

    I was going to advise going NTN if you are just starting on tele, but in your price range 75mm will be easier to come by. 22 Designs makes both type of bindings.

    I don't have anything in your...
  11. Are you looking for 75mm or NTN bindings?

    Are you looking for 75mm or NTN bindings?
  12. Just fyi to others, I'm bowing out on the bag...

    Just fyi to others, I'm bowing out on the bag because I found a local option.
  13. That totally depends on the integrity of how the...

    That totally depends on the integrity of how the holes were plugged and the build of the ski. Repeated water intrusion could definitely weaken the core, especially in a ski with a light or poor...
  14. Sent a p.m. on the bag in case mrkbrnblm is not...

    Sent a p.m. on the bag in case mrkbrnblm is not interested.
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    Light swingweight in an all-around package...

    Light swingweight in an all-around package really. OP, this could actually be your huckleberry.
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    I must admit, the lightweight honeycomb tip (I...

    I must admit, the lightweight honeycomb tip (I mean, you can actually fucking see it!) has given me pause to reconsider. In all reality, the OP would probably love that ski.
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    Welp, we're right back to the Soul 7, ha. So...

    Welp, we're right back to the Soul 7, ha.

    So when you ski powder, do you like to carve your turns and face down the fall line, or big sweeping but more carved turns, or try to make the same...
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    Your advice was good, OP hasn't really said much...

    Your advice was good, OP hasn't really said much about his skiing style/preferences other than he is 39 and considers that old, skis the steepest terrain, hasn't skied much in the last few years, and...
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    I'm pretty sure he is saying "on top" of his...

    I'm pretty sure he is saying "on top" of his list, not bought them.
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    Old man, lol. I tracked steep powder with a guy...

    Old man, lol. I tracked steep powder with a guy in his 80s last year.





    pssst, yes, skip the Soul 7
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    Nothing, and I mean NOTHING, compares to the Soul...

    Nothing, and I mean NOTHING, compares to the Soul 7!
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    Ah, my bad. Don't you have to start afresh unless...

    Ah, my bad. Don't you have to start afresh unless a moderator moves it?

    Maybe we're JOOGs (Jack Off Old Gaper)
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    Actually, it's the right forum. JONG

    Actually, it's the right forum. JONG
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    that's not sublimation

    that's not sublimation
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    How exactly does one boil snow in the backcountry?

    How exactly does one boil snow in the backcountry?
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    I read a book about the crusades once where I had...

    I read a book about the crusades once where I had an enlightened moment. I can't remember the name of the book, I wish I could, but it was mostly about the battles themselves and discussed the great...
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    Some good suggestions. Bottles are just easier to...

    Some good suggestions. Bottles are just easier to deal with in freezing conditions and you can get an insulative jacket for pretty cheap (throw some heat packs in if super cold) or keep it an inside...
  28. Be sure to put your TGR handle in the customer...

    Be sure to put your TGR handle in the customer "notes" box to track ordering. :)
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    One big pothole can sure eff up a day with...

    One big pothole can sure eff up a day with inattentive driving though. Oil pans are pretty easy to puncture. But I agree that most people's version of what they envision, vs what they use one of...
  30. If big boobs, maybe size up. My ex didn't have...

    If big boobs, maybe size up. My ex didn't have huge boobs, but I always told her more than a handful is a waste, lol.
  31. My ex is a pretty standard medium and was very...

    My ex is a pretty standard medium and was very happy with that size. Head opening was a bit small, but fine once on. I think she is like 5' 9" 140ish.
  32. I just paid, thanks again. I put my TGR handle in...

    I just paid, thanks again. I put my TGR handle in the "notes" box, not sure that is important or not to keep TGR orders square??
  33. No, thank you. My other base layer I bought from...

    No, thank you. My other base layer I bought from you is awesome, I wear it for everything. Skiing, hunting, shoveling snow, etc. Such a quality piece at a great value! I think you could have charged...
  34. Large would be pretty big on you based on my last...

    Large would be pretty big on you based on my last order. Go medium unless you want a very loose, casual fit.
  35. 6' 170lbs, would not go large unless you like...

    6' 170lbs, would not go large unless you like things loose and baggy ;)
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    Nice pic! Yes, spectacular mountain biking. I was...

    Nice pic! Yes, spectacular mountain biking. I was hitting Gooseberry back before it was on many people's radar.

    Tried the Brianhead thing but no interest, they are both grown and in their 20s now....
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    I will be installing a Salomon MTN binding and...

    I will be installing a Salomon MTN binding and boots are the Scarpa Maestrale (orange, like my avatar, ha). So glad you are going to be getting out with your daughter, careful on those falls though,...
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    Thanks for the input SchralphMacchio, I'm not...

    Thanks for the input SchralphMacchio,
    I'm not worried about length on the BC, I don't buy into the longer is better mentality so predominant on TGR. Happily skied BD Route 105 in a 175cm last year...
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    These showed up the other day. 180 BC, #3 flex,...

    These showed up the other day.
    180 BC, #3 flex, maple veneer, maple/ash/aspen + carbon (primary touring ski)
    187 MVP, stock, #4 flex (daily driver at the lift)

    Any reason to not mount boot...
  40. Thread: Foliage 2019

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    Early freeze and drop in Helena. Not much color...

    Early freeze and drop in Helena. Not much color in the neighborhood this year. Had a weird debilitating bout of vertigo/dizziness for several weeks so haven't been able to chase birds and get pics in...
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    I'm guessing the OP has found a pair in the last...

    I'm guessing the OP has found a pair in the last 11 months since the thread started. Maybe not though....
  42. Haha! I always have an orange cap and vest, but...

    Haha! I always have an orange cap and vest, but sometimes if its warm I don't need my regular hunting jacket so a red base layer was appealing.
  43. I agree, that's precisely why I selected the red...

    I agree, that's precisely why I selected the red color on the current order.
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    My pair of 187s showed up yesterday :-) (only 1...

    My pair of 187s showed up yesterday :-) (only 1 pair left in a 187 last I checked)

    SupreChicken, what's the flex on these? More curious than interested in buying since I have 2 new pairs of...
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    Those graphics are sweet!

    Those graphics are sweet!
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    Good points Thom. Coming from the world of tele,...

    Good points Thom. Coming from the world of tele, the MTN defined range release seems far superior to anything I have been on (besides a short stint on alpine years ago) except the 2nd incarnation of...
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    New composites are pretty amazing stuff, so I get...

    New composites are pretty amazing stuff, so I get it. I'm just coming from the world of big hunks of metal. I'm amazed at the simplicity of the Salomon mtn, and I like that it's metal (but...
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    Sack up man, throw some fucking Hubba Bubba in...

    Sack up man, throw some fucking Hubba Bubba in there and go skiing!!
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    They look plasticy, or is their some extruded...

    They look plasticy, or is their some extruded metal in the body? And maybe it doesn't matter, I know doodly about tech bindings for the most part. But they do look plasticy.
  50. You're not jongie enough to be a JONG.

    You're not jongie enough to be a JONG.
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