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    I haven't weighed it, but it's not that heavy....

    I haven't weighed it, but it's not that heavy. Maybe 12lb or so.
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    I've got a couple to do right now, but not really...

    I've got a couple to do right now, but not really that many. I've survived this long doing paper templates, and could have indefinitely just fine. This was mostly just a fun shoulder season project...
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    Clamp the ski in the jig. Put the plates in...

    Clamp the ski in the jig. Put the plates in (loose). Put the boot on the plates, move the boot so it's wherever you want it relative to the ski, butt the pins that are sticking up out of the plates...
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    The screws in the bottom corners move the pins...

    The screws in the bottom corners move the pins that clamp the ski in and out. They're a RH and LH Acme thread rod coupled together, so they hold the ski on the centerline.

    And yeah, I've only made...
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    Hagan Core is a rebranded Raider.

    Hagan Core is a rebranded Raider.
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    Got my homemade jig put together. Is it silly...

    Got my homemade jig put together. Is it silly overkill? Definitely. Was it fun to build? Yep.

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    My XTD 130s needed a little bit of rubber trimmed...

    My XTD 130s needed a little bit of rubber trimmed off the sole, just behind the black plate that interfaces with the AFD to play nice with Shifts. Took 2 seconds with a razor blade.
  8. If you're willing to maybe do a tiny bit of...

    If you're willing to maybe do a tiny bit of bending, definitely. I got 110 brakes on a 128 waist ski with moderate tweaking.
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    Yeah that's really what I meant. I've mounted a...

    Yeah that's really what I meant. I've mounted a lot of skis with paper templates and haven't died yet. But toys are fun and I'm going stir crazy.
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    Unlikely that I'll ever bother, but the super...

    Unlikely that I'll ever bother, but the super duper overkill mounting jig that I'm making right now because I'm injured and can't ski quite yet is set up to be easily mounted in the vice on a manual...
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    Had that happen once. Took the boot out so that...

    Had that happen once. Took the boot out so that the wings could close further, and cycled the toe a couple times. That cleared out whatever was causing it.
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    Yeah, I'm with Cy on the Descentionist. Weird...

    Yeah, I'm with Cy on the Descentionist. Weird fit/structure to the pack that meant I could never get it to feel like it was supporting a load well, at all. Sold mine pretty promptly.
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    My Bodes are only 186s, but they've got a fresh...

    My Bodes are only 186s, but they've got a fresh tune on them so they're at least nice and sharp for a clean beheading.
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    Yeah, a tiny bit. Hasn't caused me any issues.

    Yeah, a tiny bit. Hasn't caused me any issues.
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    Shitty. If you can make it two direct hits on the...

    Shitty. If you can make it two direct hits on the smaller (non-insert) holes, I'd personally be pretty okay using inserts on those though. YMMV.
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    Blizzard doesn't seem to have much interest in...

    Blizzard doesn't seem to have much interest in the Bo unfortunately - I LOVE that ski in a 186. But they're only making them in limited quantities, and don't really seem to be pushing/hyping them...
  17. Thread: ON3P Kartel 108

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    If that pattern is a Warden (I think yes), it's...

    If that pattern is a Warden (I think yes), it's mounted a couple cm back from the Pivot holes. Similar BSL.

    The Pivot holes are the first and third rows on the toe, working back from the front of...
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    Not even if you get funky and move the heel...

    Not even if you get funky and move the heel around (and rely on BSL adjust to correct)?
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    One Pivot/FKS, other one I'm not sure on. Warden...

    One Pivot/FKS, other one I'm not sure on. Warden maybe?
  20. I don't know anything about snowboards, but I've...

    I don't know anything about snowboards, but I've skied both boots a bunch, and currently own the XTD 130. The Backland is way lighter, considerably less stiff, walks better (as a ski touring boot)...
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    I need another 11x underfoot charger like I need...

    I need another 11x underfoot charger like I need a hole in my head, but I'd be tempted if you decide to sell outright.
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    IIRC it's gotten lighter by about 180g/ski in a...

    IIRC it's gotten lighter by about 180g/ski in a 190 from the early days
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    #therightthingtodo

    #therightthingtodo
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    That's genius, honestly.

    That's genius, honestly.
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Mounting my own fuckin' skis. 2010 Wrens (thanks...

    Mounting my own fuckin' skis. 2010 Wrens (thanks oftpiste!). Not seeing a bit size printed on them anywhere, I'm assuming 3.6x9.5 because no metal?
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    Use a removable drill bushing with a shoulder,...

    Use a removable drill bushing with a shoulder, and just move it from hole to hole. That's what I'm doing.

    https://www.mcmaster.com/8493a131
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    Oh man that is good.

    Oh man that is good.
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    I'm in the midst of making something very...

    I'm in the midst of making something very similar, but with machined aluminum and steel parts. I'll post pics when I get a chance. It's going to be overkill, but it'll last forever and it's been a...
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    I don't have Pescados, but I'd do #1 if it were...

    I don't have Pescados, but I'd do #1 if it were me. Seems like you'd get a much more solid attachment of the clip that way, and I really doubt you're going to miss a little bit of skin coverage that...
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    It'd probably help to say more about what skis...

    It'd probably help to say more about what skis you have and haven't gotten along with in the past, and what's in your quiver at present.


    How much do you realistically see yourself doing big...
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    How much heavier are we talking on the new...

    How much heavier are we talking on the new Commanders? The stated weights on the website still seem in line with what Blister weighed the old ones at.
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    Yeah, they're more finicky in terms of AFD...

    Yeah, they're more finicky in terms of AFD adjustment and forward pressure than some other stuff, but if you get that dialed, they're really good. I haven't had any undue issues with the brakes...
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    I mix a little sawdust in with the epoxy. Having...

    I mix a little sawdust in with the epoxy. Having some solid chucks in there makes it a lot easier to poke it down in the holes, and I think that in theory it might be a little stronger if I have to...
  35. Thread: ski skin fix ?

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    I've done shoe goo on a similar failure. Worked...

    I've done shoe goo on a similar failure. Worked fine. I think I did a little sewing with dental floss at the corners to stop it from propagating further, but don't exactly remember, it was years ago.
  36. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Nah. You may notice some change in performance...

    Nah. You may notice some change in performance due to oil viscosity increasing, but you aren't hurting anything.
  37. Used $100 craigslist beater for riding to school....

    Used $100 craigslist beater for riding to school.

    That Trance looks solid for the money, though I might encourage a 650b bike if you're going to upsize him with the assumption he'll grow into it....
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    Sticky: Many thanks to oftpiste for the unbeatable price...

    Many thanks to oftpiste for the unbeatable price and easy transaction on a pair of older Wrens.

    Also thanks to TrueNorth for shipping a jacket super quickly, another very easy transaction.
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    Exo+, MaxxTerra, assuming they're the stock ones....

    Exo+, MaxxTerra, assuming they're the stock ones.


    Anybody mounted the e13 Gen 3 tires (newest ones)? I've got a few in hand, and holy mother of god are these the tightest beads I've dealt with...
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    I've got access too a mill. If you're not in a...

    I've got access too a mill. If you're not in a hurry I can do it.
  41. I'm 6' 165lb with a 31" waist and the medium from...

    I'm 6' 165lb with a 31" waist and the medium from a couple years ago fits me great.
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    Weird. Tried again, let me know.

    Weird. Tried again, let me know.
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    Pm'd on the Wrens. Will gladly offer whiskey.

    Pm'd on the Wrens. Will gladly offer whiskey.
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    How much would you want for those?

    How much would you want for those?
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    Where are you located? I've got a set I might...

    Where are you located? I've got a set I might trade depending on logistics
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    Thanks, that's helpful. And yeah, I looked again...

    Thanks, that's helpful. And yeah, I looked again at the rocker profile and I think you're right about sizing. They've got so much more rocker than the Bodes that they should ski quite a bit shorter....
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    So I'm getting to be pretty Goat-curious, and...

    So I'm getting to be pretty Goat-curious, and I've read through a lot of this thread, especially the Bodacious comparisons, and would like to hear from the collective mind on just how much sense they...
  48. You mean the zipper? Not sure about the newest...

    You mean the zipper?

    Not sure about the newest FL mens ones, but last year's womens version split that into two zippers on the inside of each thigh, so the taint area is a lot more pliable.
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/324418-Gear-rumors-19-20?p=5804774#post5804774
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    I don't ride 2.6 anythings, but WTB's latest in...

    I don't ride 2.6 anythings, but WTB's latest in 2.4 or 2.5 are significantly bigger than the same nominal size Maxxis.
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