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  1. Thread: Lugless?

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    2-4 weeks to receive a corrected invoice / bill...

    2-4 weeks to receive a corrected invoice / bill from UPS or FedEx are normal. They send a thorough invoice to the account holder (which would be Lugless in this case), you won't see that most likely....
  2. Thread: Lugless?

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    Everyone will back bill you if you try to pass a...

    Everyone will back bill you if you try to pass a box off as smaller / lighter than it is. USPS will send it back to you, UPS / FedEx will just charge your card the difference. It's measured...
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    SOLD

    SOLD
  4. It's really sad - seeing it everywhere with a lot...

    It's really sad - seeing it everywhere with a lot of small businesses and restaurants I like closing their doors permanently. I know a few resorts started to raise minimum pay last season, but I...
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    Bump. Or buy them - would take a reasonable offer.

    Bump. Or buy them - would take a reasonable offer.
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    I'm opposed to this just because it's moderately...

    I'm opposed to this just because it's moderately annoying, and because I don't have any interest in paying for it.

    But on the other hand, I don't know that it'll really make any difference to how...
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    I ordered from them last winter - everything...

    I ordered from them last winter - everything arrived pretty quickly but just pay attention to your credit card statements. I was charged more than indicated by about $60, they stated it was a...
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    FT: Flylow Bibs - Large for Medium

    SOLD

    I've got a set of Large Flylow Firebird bibs that are just too big for me.

    I'd like to trade these for another set of Flylow bibs in a Medium.
    Firebirds or another model would both be...
  9. Thread: Shipping PSA

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    Your UPS receipt posted in another thread...

    Your UPS receipt posted in another thread actually prompted me to post this. I always sell things with shipping included, and a few times I've burned myself which is how I ended up finding Pirateship...
  10. Thread: Shipping PSA

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    Shipping PSA

    Just figured I'd throw this out there for anyone buying / selling - the rates on FedEx, UPS, or USPS websites are really expensive and have gone up significantly in the last year. If you go into the...
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    Safety of an older airbag pack?

    BCA notes that their Float 1.0 bags aren't good beyond 5 years, or 10 year shelf life if not inflated. Would anyone actually be concerned about using a 10ish year old Float 1.0 if it test fired OK?
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  12. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    The iron and contaminants embedded in the clear...

    The iron and contaminants embedded in the clear coat are actually damaging to paint. Removing them with the iron decontaminant is ultimately good for paint, but you don't want to let that stuff sit...
  13. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    My E63 rode so well, it was wild how planted it...

    My E63 rode so well, it was wild how planted it was on the highway too. The air ride is awesome. The W211s are great cars, I'd love to own one again.
  14. I've mounted Pivots using the Jondrums / Binding...

    I've mounted Pivots using the Jondrums / Binding Freedom paper template - didn't do any subtraction on the BSL. The forward pressure was perfect with the heels in the middle of the indicator.
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    I use my wood peel just to transfer the pizza...

    I use my wood peel just to transfer the pizza into the oven, then use a metal peel for moving the pizza in the oven and removing it from the oven. Pizza seems to come off the wood peel a little...
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    Last year I traveled a lot to ski, but all...

    Last year I traveled a lot to ski, but all roadtrips, and almost all on a pass. Most of the trips were short, 2-3 nights. Did do one longer trip that was about 10 nights. Split costs on most of the...
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    I think the agent matters quite a bit - Iíve...

    I think the agent matters quite a bit - Iíve gotten great agents in my last couple of locations with Liberty Mutual. Theyíve been solid people who have helped me when needed + unbeatable rates....
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    I would just buy extra heels at that point. ...

    I would just buy extra heels at that point.

    Feels like a huge pain in the ass to take apart bindings every time you want to switch them. Switching whole bindings is already a little bit of a...
  19. How many people bought passes because it is now...

    How many people bought passes because it is now cheaper to buy the pass than 4 lift tickets but won't change their skiing habits?

    How much did pass sales drop for the 2020-21 season?

    I think...
  20. Thread: Trucks.

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    I had a 2014 Silverado LT with a bunch of options...

    I had a 2014 Silverado LT with a bunch of options added - it was a great truck. Went without a truck for a few years and then ended up in a 2019 F-150 King Ranch with the 3.5 Ecoboost, and later a...
  21. Thread: Ski Drill Bits

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    There is a published torque spec for binding...

    There is a published torque spec for binding screws? Is it the same for machine screws (inserts) as it is for the self tapping screws that bindings come with?

    Going to order a Pozidriv bit I...
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    Use the code from the OP at checkout: TAKE25

    Use the code from the OP at checkout: TAKE25
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    I need to order from BF soon, I'm just waiting...

    I need to order from BF soon, I'm just waiting for a few things to come back into stock. I need reduced diameter heads again so I'll report back on what I get.
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    The actual color of them is way more inline with...

    The actual color of them is way more inline with what I'd think of as "Rye" than the stock photo. But the stock photo is inaccurate.

    It's difficult to learn how to / expensive to get really, truly...
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    Just FWIW, I got reduced diameter head screws...

    Just FWIW, I got reduced diameter head screws from Binding Freedom last season since my bindings called for it and they didn't look at all like that. They were well ground and didn't have any reverse...
  26. Thread: Ashbury Goggle

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    I feel like the value of high end or name brand...

    I feel like the value of high end or name brand goggles, like in the moto world, has been long term support and availability. I know I can get Oakley and Smith lenses easily even years after buying...
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    Cater to your demographic. Maybe shocking to TGR,...

    Cater to your demographic. Maybe shocking to TGR, but a lot of casual skiers donít even look at big pow skis as some sort of grail or high end item, they just look at them as kind of stupid.

    Not...
  28. Thread: Flylow sizing

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    I bought a pair of Large Firebird bibs. At 5í11 /...

    I bought a pair of Large Firebird bibs. At 5í11 / 180lbs they are huge. Both too baggy and too long for me. I definitely should have gone for a Medium - I suspect that medium in Flylow is still...
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    Gold chain required, sold separately. It's...

    Gold chain required, sold separately.

    It's just a good excuse to wear Hawaiian shirts and get a dumb vanity plate.
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    If the truck just sits with the camper on...

    If the truck just sits with the camper on it...yeah I'd sell it, now is the time. Replacing it with an RV seems nice. Used RVs are cheap, and while not as nice to drive as a new truck, a bunch of...
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    C6 Z06? If so, yes. Vettes are reliable, fast,...

    C6 Z06? If so, yes. Vettes are reliable, fast, cheap to own. It's a no brainer aside from being a little low end in terms of fit / finish.
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    I'll report back once I've got it mounted up, I...

    I'll report back once I've got it mounted up, I think -1cm will be fine for these. I'll be stoked if I get more than a few days in on them this season anyhow so I'm not sweating it, just wanted to be...
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    The current mount is for 328, my bsl is 305. So...

    The current mount is for 328, my bsl is 305. So in theory moving the toes back ~2cm should get the bindings in the right range to work properly. Left one ski with the binding where it was - it shows...
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    With the boot in now I am +1 of the line with the...

    With the boot in now I am +1 of the line with the heel slid up about 1-2 clicks from the end of the track. It seems like it has plenty of forward pressure, but just looks a bit off and the indicator...
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    Super helpful, thank you. I don't think the...

    Super helpful, thank you.

    I don't think the toes have any adjustment in them, so I have to get the heel all the way forwards (or within the last 2 clicks on the track) to get my boots in and it...
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    I need to remount a pair of Rossignol Axial3...

    I need to remount a pair of Rossignol Axial3 120s. Hoping to just change the toe to the get the mid-sole where I want it for a smaller BSL.

    Two questions though:
    1. How sensitive are the tracks...
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    This is kind of what I was thinking I'd hear...

    This is kind of what I was thinking I'd hear given the total lack of info about them online - the model didn't last for a reason, it sounds like.

    I picked them up this morning for $150 with Rossi...
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    You are right...but I want to be able to pass in...

    You are right...but I want to be able to pass in the left lane. Nothing I can do about it other than complain on the internet and drive slowly when I'm in CO.


    Anyways, stumbled on this on...
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    Any thoughts on the old 2013 era Ghost Chants? ...

    Any thoughts on the old 2013 era Ghost Chants?

    I ski mostly in the Sierra, but also planning a longer trip through the Wasatch, JH, and interior BC this winter. I already have Wildcat 108s and...
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    Every city comes with its own special blend of...

    Every city comes with its own special blend of infuriating driving but wtf is the wrong with Denver area drivers? Why do they all go the exact same speed in every lane (which is always the speed...
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    I have a 2009 Cooper S, it looks real funny next...

    I have a 2009 Cooper S, it looks real funny next to my full size truck. It fits a shocking amount of stuff in it and drives much better than expected at speed. I won't say it's the most reliable car...
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    You could try taking over a lease for the last...

    You could try taking over a lease for the last year of it or so - swapalease or leasetrader will let you browse to see if there is anything available.

    You probably won't get too hosed on re-sale...
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    I find the whole adjustable geo thing to be kind...

    I find the whole adjustable geo thing to be kind of disingenuous. I don't know anyone that actually switches their wheelsets with any regularity, so flipping the chips around is even less likely. The...
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    I've been making pizza in my home oven for a...

    I've been making pizza in my home oven for a while, and get pretty good results. I wanted an Ooni, but I think I prefer NY style or even a good, crispy pan pizza to most Neapolitan styles. So I've...
  45. Thread: Ski Chile 2021

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    Thanks for posting all the updates and photos -...

    Thanks for posting all the updates and photos - awesome to see a familiar activity from a different place / perspective.
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    Flylow Firebird vs Baker fit

    I picked up a pair of Flylow Firebirds secondhand, construction is super nice but they are too big in the lower leg. Feeling like I'm wearing some 90s JNCOs. Went for a Large but should have gone...
  47. Thread: Props to...

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    Sticky: Props to you for the killer deal. Looking forward...

    Props to you for the killer deal. Looking forward to some east coast skiing this winter!
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    Very cool - thanks for sharing it. Thinking I...

    Very cool - thanks for sharing it.

    Thinking I want to basically build my own version of this - but that's a really nice package.
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    If I go the LiFePo route I'd install the...

    If I go the LiFePo route I'd install the batteries into a Pelican case or something similar so it's portable - foam lined, could definitely add more insulation to it. Basically like a DIY Goal Zero...
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    After a bit more research it looks like you can...

    After a bit more research it looks like you can build a 100Ah battery with BMS for around $150. The DIY community online seems to think that ~$1/Ah is about the right price to pay for a decent LiFePo...
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