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  1. Thanks all for the info and ideas. As I may have...

    Thanks all for the info and ideas. As I may have mentioned, the spike to 400+ gallons per day happened right when we left & turned off the water supply, so explanations like leaky toilet don’t make...
  2. So my friend took a look—no sign of any leaks in...

    So my friend took a look—no sign of any leaks in the house or garage hot water heater, no noises. No water or ice in the hole of the house supply valve.

    However: despite valve being in the Off...
  3. So maybe my turning off the valve increased the...

    So maybe my turning off the valve increased the pressure enough that a weak spot in the supply line became an actual leak?
  4. Water leak notification while traveling. Weird.

    When we leave the house for extended periods, I turn off the main water supply near the corner of the house. That’s what I did at 7 am a week ago.

    Fast fwd to today, and an email from utility...
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    What spindle length?

    What spindle length?
  6. https://www.amazon.com/Hopkins-12501-SubZero-GripT...

    https://www.amazon.com/Hopkins-12501-SubZero-GripTrax-Traction/dp/B001FXIOCC/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?crid=5V1956EPZ2QN&keywords=SubZero+GripTrax+Traction+Tool&qid=1642842531&sprefix=subzero+griptrax+traction+t...
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    Our 2017 VW alltrack has radar cruise (I didn’t...

    Our 2017 VW alltrack has radar cruise (I didn’t need it but I was lucky to find a stick shift locally, so…) and I use it occasionally — the selectable following distance has been appropriate, with 3...
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    So after a couple of years of no travel, fly to a...

    So after a couple of years of no travel, fly to a ski vacation & get a rental car. One of those civilized countries where rental cars have snow tires in winter (except that one time Hertz screwed up...
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    Squaw? Never heard of it

    Squaw? Never heard of it
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    This question comes up periodically in tech talk....

    This question comes up periodically in tech talk. The correct unit is %, not grams. As a very general and approximate rule for multi component manufactured items, 5% variability should embrace 2 or...
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    Benny opined Bullshit post is bullshit. ...

    Benny opined



    Bullshit post is bullshit. Many democrats use this ‘Covid has exposed exactly why we need universal health care’ as a talking point all the fucking time.
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    Fischer shied away from a flex rating (at least...

    Fischer shied away from a flex rating (at least in the marketing I’ve seen) but I think they’re an honest 120. As I rack up the miles, this really has become my go to touring boot. Skis as well as...
  13. ZeroG 105 has a nice friendly flex, and is...

    ZeroG 105 has a nice friendly flex, and is lighter and more nimble than my zeroG 108s…it’s fine, but really I came here to rave about the 2022 dynafit beast 108. My 188s came in at 1650 g, and I’ve...
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    Just saw your last post. How many people have...

    Just saw your last post. How many people have you taught to Tele ski? I’ve taught people on modern beefy gear—a good alpine skier can learn the technique in a day—and then encouraged them to try...
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    No need for false binaries jack. Plenty of tele...

    No need for false binaries jack. Plenty of tele skiers have beefy plastic setups and light weight 3 pin waxless fat xc skis … similar to what we learned on back in the day. I’ve got a zone...
  16. kid stoke is the best stoke. Skied good pow...

    kid stoke is the best stoke.

    Skied good pow day before yesterday, and figured we’d aim for corn yesterday…which we found on SE aspects above treeline at 11 am. The unexpected bonus was decent pow...
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    Although my BEV chemistry knowledge is only...

    Although my BEV chemistry knowledge is only mildly proficient, I have been following solid state development closely since all signs point to it being the real breakthrough that will eventually...
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    Red is one of our favorite zones. Although the...

    Red is one of our favorite zones. Although the base depth can be a bit low compared to whitewater. Glad you had good conditions.
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    skibrd, that sounds bizarre. You say you sold...

    skibrd, that sounds bizarre. You say you sold ‘all’ your Protests right? The symptoms you described were for one pair of Protests?

    I’ve owned or currently ski GPOs, Quixotes, Ullrs, 9D8s,...
  20. They offered you a fart in a jar?

    They offered you a fart in a jar?
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    Am I going to hell for laughing at this? ...

    Am I going to hell for laughing at this?

    https://www.instagram.com/reel/CYeqb4KoEPl/?utm_medium=copy_link
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    Do you have a link in which ‘Vail admits the...

    Do you have a link in which ‘Vail admits the email was sent by a VR employee’?
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    Thx tnabe for spreading the joy :cool: The...

    Thx tnabe for spreading the joy :cool:

    The final version came out great. I’ve been touring 4-5 days a week, and i really notice the difference on side hill sections … the added cuff freedom...
  24. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    You can fuck right off with that idea :D

    You can fuck right off with that idea :D
  25. Let’s be honest, the RP was a garbage dentist...

    Let’s be honest, the RP was a garbage dentist ski. :fmicon: The RPC was an actual ski, and I still have my pair & use ‘‘em occasionally.

    I have enough metal lam katanas and mantras I don’t need...
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    Activist judge shenanigans:...

    Activist judge shenanigans: https://www.vox.com/2022/1/4/22866839/supreme-court-covid-vaccination-navy-seals-reed-oconnor-religion-military
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    Whoa. That’s some Joe Rogan level insight.

    Whoa. That’s some Joe Rogan level insight.
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    I freaking luv my pair of 28.5s. Hope someone...

    I freaking luv my pair of 28.5s. Hope someone takes you up on this great deal.
  29. I think that windbreaker hoodie...

    I think that windbreaker hoodie https://www.uniqlo.com/us/en/men-pocketable-uv-protection-parka-425418.html?dwvar_425418_color=COL69 is essentially the same as the orange one I got 3 yrs ago on sale...
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    I agree with the mega trends you’ve summarized...

    I agree with the mega trends you’ve summarized but that Generational Homeownership Rate graph suggests that a) at age 20, a surprisingly high amount of millennials own a home. b) homeownership rate...
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    398993 …

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  32. Plus in wasangeles you get the pow day pleasure...

    Plus in wasangeles you get the pow day pleasure of a 2 hour 10 mile drive to remind you of home !
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    Poll: This 2006 post is still relevant.

    This 2006 post is still relevant.
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    Thx for that antidote to the double pole plant...

    Thx for that antidote to the double pole plant vid upthread. :fmicon:
  35. Truth. Yesterday’s meadow ski in 120 flex Tele...

    Truth. Yesterday’s meadow ski in 120 flex Tele boots with no actual walk mode on 124 mm skis & no skins was super efficient ;)

    Snowing hard here. At least helping dig out cars is giving me...
  36. Goldenboy, hoping for the best for your friend’s...

    Goldenboy, hoping for the best for your friend’s brother at Nstar.
  37. Looks like Kwood will cosplay as the Yellowstone...

    Looks like Kwood will cosplay as the Yellowstone club today, with ch 5 running at some point.

    Wish I’d brought some fat xc skis. 1st world problems.
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    Wow jackstraw is zero for two on his attempted...

    Wow jackstraw is zero for two on his attempted insults.

    Source: I’ve skied with jmed.

    Merry Christmas you pinheads.
  39. Blizzard here at the wood. Somehow 6 has been...

    Blizzard here at the wood. Somehow 6 has been running most of the day.

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    Merry Christmas to y’all.
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    Do you still have an upper strap (Velcro or a...

    Do you still have an upper strap (Velcro or a voile strap) on the top of the boot? Or did you take that off? When the upper strap is still in tension, it makes it easy to disengage the StrapOff...
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    398023 …

    398023

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    One million dollars for these unique beasts. Or...

    One million dollars for these unique beasts. Or $75.
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    Ha. I still have that extra pair of im103s, new...

    Ha. I still have that extra pair of im103s, new in plastic. Thx for the mammaries.
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    I’m kinda intrigued by the 188 beast, and any...

    I’m kinda intrigued by the 188 beast, and any real world beta on the current version.
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    ml242, venting here seems totally appropriate. ...

    ml242, venting here seems totally appropriate. A close family member had almost a year of surgery delays due to the overwhelmed hospital situation. Fortunately it all worked out. Thinking of your...
  46. Can confirm. Kinda unexpected to get 6 hot laps...

    Can confirm. Kinda unexpected to get 6 hot laps in with mostly empty chairs on the lift, and lines like this every lap. 397722
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    ^^ this. Is there a reason toasty doesn’t want...

    ^^ this. Is there a reason toasty doesn’t want to do this?

    The distance between tech inserts and front tip of the sole varies. It’s longer by 4mm on my transalp pros compared to my F1s. No...
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    I like the design of the cramplifier, hesitating...

    I like the design of the cramplifier, hesitating on the $200 price.
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    A bit weird that bobleisure’s ‘top seller’ is a...

    A bit weird that bobleisure’s ‘top seller’ is a Tele boot.
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    Size 28.5 liner: 300 g 28.5 shell: 1140 g ...

    Size 28.5 liner: 300 g
    28.5 shell: 1140 g

    About what I expected. The mfg 1280 g number is for a smaller boot and is probably optimistic.
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