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    I saw Shift parts on German ebay recently (incl....

    I saw Shift parts on German ebay recently (incl. rear with a baseplate for 70 euro). If someone can send them overseas it might be worth taking a look.
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    The first version did not breath at all. The...

    The first version did not breath at all. The second iteration breaths OK-ish.
  3. Thread: Heated socks

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    Well... There is nothing light in "T3+ SKI...

    Well... There is nothing light in "T3+ SKI POLARTEC POWER DRY ULTRALIGHT". They have thin areas (e.g. instep) but mostly are thick AF. I would not recommend them.
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    this^ 90mm brakes actual width is 98mm and...

    this^

    90mm brakes actual width is 98mm and barely fit Wren98. Definitely 100mm for Steeple 102.
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    Actually, the insole heating elements cost less...

    Actually, the insole heating elements cost less than $20. The batteries, however,...

    Lenz socks are sold separately too and would cost normally twice the price of a pair of normal socks from a...
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    Lorpen T2 PRECISION FIT ULTRALIGHT socks are the...

    Lorpen T2 PRECISION FIT ULTRALIGHT socks are the thinnest I have found. Comparable with Intuition Fitting Socks (which are probably a tiny bit thinner). Probably 60% of the thickness of Point6 Ultra...
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    Last season I bought Lenz 5.0. Normally, I ski...

    Last season I bought Lenz 5.0. Normally, I ski Lorpen Ultralight socks and don't have a lot of volume in my boots. Although Lenz worked nice, I could feel the wiring in front and could not wiggle my...
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    They are true. These are 91mm brakes on Zero...

    They are true.

    These are 91mm brakes on Zero G95:
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    Unfortunately, I did not have the chance to try...

    Unfortunately, I did not have the chance to try the Woodsman. Covid-19 lockdown kicked in a little earlier here and the mountains are _still_ offlimits. The only thing I did were carpet comparisons...
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    A bump from me, just because this short review...

    A bump from me, just because this short review and the photo above made me order a new pair of Wren108TIs. I really like how the models are lined on the wall and one can see the subtle and not so...
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    I tried to resist...

    I tried to resist...
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    Tour Wrap, unlike other Intuitions, has also thin...

    Tour Wrap, unlike other Intuitions, has also thin sole (4mm).
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    I use Wren 98 with Shifts for touring. Not the...

    I use Wren 98 with Shifts for touring. Not the lightest setup, but it is OK for my type of touring (450-900 vertical meters). I use Atomic Hawx XTD and Pomoca skins - both of them are on the lighter...
  14. Thread: TP Alternatives

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    A simple solution similar to the posted above...

    A simple solution similar to the posted above but.. ..warmer :)

    washing > wiping
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    Your reviews are very helpful! Thank you! P.S....

    Your reviews are very helpful! Thank you!

    P.S. I would appreciate a comparison between Wren114 and Woodsman116?
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    @iggyskier Iggy, you have probably...

    @iggyskier

    Iggy,

    you have probably answered these questions countless times, but here we go again:

    Having skied in shark infested waters Iíll have to do base repair + stone grind on my...
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    I was getting these from time to time. Cranked...

    I was getting these from time to time. Cranked the heel a little bit and these seem to be (almost) gone.
    Definitely would prefer a little bit more elasticity or maybe a stiffer spring with less...
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    In my experience - YES.

    In my experience - YES.
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    I have both 120 and 130 XTD. 130's are with Tour...

    I have both 120 and 130 XTD. 130's are with Tour Wrap. Atomic Gold Liner (from 120 XTD) is pretty plush. AFAIK it is used in some of the normal Ultras.
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    Because they are a tiny bit shorter than 130s...

    Because they are a tiny bit shorter than 130s stock liner, which is a bit shorter than stock 120s liner and I feel best in stock 120's (a.k.a Gold) liner.
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    I am using the Sidas version:...

    I am using the Sidas version:
    https://www.sidas.com/en/boot-shoe-accessories/187-powerstrap-men-3661267080456.html
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    I have also a pair of Atomic HAWX ULTRA XTD 130...

    I have also a pair of Atomic HAWX ULTRA XTD 130 with Tour Wraps. The liners definitely stiffen the boot compared to stock. Very good heel hold. Compared to ULTRA XTD 120 they hold the foot a little...
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    Finally decided to pull the trigger on 187...

    Finally decided to pull the trigger on 187 Grizzlycorns - simply could not resist. So excited :)
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    I'm not sure if you can see as it is quite small.

    I'm not sure if you can see as it is quite small.
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    Yes. I have four brakes (90, 100, 110, 120) for...

    Yes. I have four brakes (90, 100, 110, 120) for two pairs of Shifts. Only the 120 brakes keep falling occasionally. Upon closer expection it seems that they both miss a tiny piece of plastic on one...
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    Currently, It seems that I sway even more towards...

    Currently, It seems that I sway even more towards pulling the trigger on a pair of Woodsmans 116.

    But what about length?

    I am 5'5 (165lbs and not fat) and I have difficulty choosing between...
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    https://www.newschoolers.com/news/read/Aggressive-...

    https://www.newschoolers.com/news/read/Aggressive-Touring-bindings-Fritschi-Tecton-Salomon-Atomic-Shift
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    Thanks for the offer, but I'm located in Eastern...

    Thanks for the offer, but I'm located in Eastern Europe. (they are 189cm)
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    I already have Wren 98 and 108 - both pairs in...

    I already have Wren 98 and 108 - both pairs in 184cm length. I really love them, especially the 108s. Contrary to the reviews I've read, I find them playful, forgiving and easy to ski even at lower...
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    @SkiLyft & @kid-kapow: Thank you for answering ...

    @SkiLyft & @kid-kapow: Thank you for answering

    It seems that Woodsman 116 would probably be a better bet for my type of skiing after I missed the opportunity to buy a pair of Wren 114s.
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    Does anyone already have experience with Woodsman...

    Does anyone already have experience with Woodsman 116? I am really curious to hear a comparison of Woodsman 116 to Billy Goat.
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    Did you follow the storing instructions? - cool...

    Did you follow the storing instructions? - cool storage, charged @50%, etc...
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    Lenz are comfortable on the toes, but they take...

    Lenz are comfortable on the toes, but they take up a lot of volume compared to Lorpen Ultralight. Additionally, the wiring can be felt slightly on the shin above the ankle - definitely not a deal...
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    I have two sets of Shifts (Salomon and Armada)...

    I have two sets of Shifts (Salomon and Armada) and 4 pairs of skis with QuiverKiller inserts for them. I use Binding Freedom screws and had their heads grounded to size by a local machinist for...
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    Nope, haven't found a better one - yours is the...

    Nope, haven't found a better one - yours is the best!

    I also kept the previous iteration and decide which one to use depending on the ski - multiple mounts and all of them spot on.

    Thank you,...
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    Same here. I have been using 3/4 Polartec...

    Same here. I have been using 3/4 Polartec Powerstretch base layer pants for several years and could not been happier.
  37. Poll: Same here - never had an insert back out by...

    Same here - never had an insert back out by itself.
    I clean the inserts prior to installation with isopropanol just to make sure there is no oil residue from the machining process. The epoxy I use...
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    I have better experience with the Trail version...

    I have better experience with the Trail version of NB Minimus compared to the cross trainer. T10v1-T10v3 are very nice. Minimus T10v4 should be avoided - it's a piece of plastic junk.

    I also like...
  39. RPS are surprisingly durable, especially...

    RPS are surprisingly durable, especially considering how lightweight they are. I have a pair that after 4 years is still going strong with only a tiny hole on the side pocket made by my phone. The...
  40. I've been quite happy with Patagonia RPS Rock...

    I've been quite happy with Patagonia RPS Rock Pants.
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    Sticky: I guess we both share the same opinion :) and yes...

    I guess we both share the same opinion :) and yes - I borrow a set with Vipecs every once in a while when I need a lighter setup. My favourite combo here is Wren 98 with Shift but it can get heavier...
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    Sticky: All these skis tend to ski more or less "short"....

    All these skis tend to ski more or less "short". Especially the S3s.
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    Sticky: 280972 His: ON3P Steeple 112 189cm / inserts...

    280972

    His:
    ON3P Steeple 112 189cm / inserts for Shift
    ON3P Wrenegade 98 184cm / inserts for Shift
    Rossignol S3 98 186cm / inserts for Shift & G3 Ion
    Atomic Vantage 90CTI 184cm / inserts for...
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    This is the kit including drill bit and tap: ...

    This is the kit including drill bit and tap:

    https://quiverkiller.com/products/qk-rescue-insert-kit
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    You can take out the inserts, enlarge very...

    You can take out the inserts, enlarge very carefully the holes paying close attention to both direction and distance (I cannot imagine doing that without standing drill machine) and then you can fit...
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    just check the standard models: ...

    just check the standard models:

    https://shop.on3pskis.com/collections/2019-skis/products/2019-kartel-108?variant=19072834961504


    P.S. I think they posted a discount code on Instagram (as a...
  47. AFAIK Tracker2 IS a 3 antenna beacon.

    AFAIK Tracker2 IS a 3 antenna beacon.
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    I have similar observations - my 184 Wren 98's...

    I have similar observations - my 184 Wren 98's are the same length as my wife's 188 Rossi Sky 7 HD 98's - give or take 5mm.
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    PM sent
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    I had 120's. With custom Sidas insole (3.6mm...

    I had 120's. With custom Sidas insole (3.6mm height) and stock liner they were perfect.

    Now I have 130s. Stock liner sole is somewhat thicker. Additionally, there is padding above the toes and...
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