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  1. Thread: DPS boots?

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    Working on it! Definitely a huge project, and...

    Working on it! Definitely a huge project, and even more so with the boundaries and concepts being explored. Hoping for a 2017 inaugural launch, but we shall see.
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    Tanner Hall's demise? The RPC returns in full...

    Tanner Hall's demise?

    The RPC returns in full force for 15/16...
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    Good Question, and a few things going on: +...

    Good Question, and a few things going on:

    + The two constructions you have within those two shapes (Pure2 and Pure3) are quite different in terms of snow feel. In my opinion, the shape that...
  4. dope... technical, powerful skiing lives....

    dope... technical, powerful skiing lives....
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    For 14/15, the 112 RP has been redesigned ...

    For 14/15, the 112 RP has been redesigned Going forward it's now the 112RP.2.

    One of the major moves has been an optimization of the tail design, which includes a new rocker radius and overall...
  6. Thread: DPS boots?

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    Hi All, Zee rumors are true we are deep in...

    Hi All,

    Zee rumors are true we are deep in a boot development project. It's still early, but I am very, very, very, (police academy) excited about the direction. Too early to spill any beans...
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    Ultra Cliff Notes, on the go comment: +...

    Ultra Cliff Notes, on the go comment:

    + Traditional Camber & Shaping: relative softness is an asset and desirable for obvious reasons.
    + Well designed powder rocker, flex pattern, and shaping: ...
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    damn Neck Beard...super stylie pic...beautiful.

    damn Neck Beard...super stylie pic...beautiful.
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    My boys Olaf Larsson and Piers Solomon playing on...

    My boys Olaf Larsson and Piers Solomon playing on RPC's in the Engelberg deep yesterday:


    http://vimeo.com/59162877

    http://vimeo.com/59162877
  10. Thread: DPS Spoon 150

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    The first production round is done and currently...

    The first production round is done and currently in QC, so it won't be very long. And yes, these are tough to make, especially in finishing which is really time consuming compared to flat skis, but...
  11. Thread: DPS Spoon 150

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    Those conditions should work well; its really...

    Those conditions should work well; its really more about not hitting old, setup stuff underneath... The Spoon works well in denser untracked snow, or consistent surface that has fluff on top- you ski...
  12. Thread: DPS Spoon 150

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    Everything has become much more standard in the...

    Everything has become much more standard in the maintenance department during the development process, which is good and intended.

    +With the new Spoon shovel design, you can stone grind from tip...
  13. Thread: DPS Spoon 150

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    I haven't posted on here in awhile, but with...

    I haven't posted on here in awhile, but with stoke pouring out of ears and eyeballs, I can't help but chime in as to what is on the horizon.

    I am going to make a big claim here; I have attempted...
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    Just got back from a week of testing...

    Just got back from a week of testing constructions down in Chile where we used the RPC as our platform shape.

    I think it's safe to get pumped, because we all feel this is truly a great ski that...
  15. Thread: DPS Spoon 150

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    Z- The Spoon allows for much quicker planning...

    Z-

    The Spoon allows for much quicker planning and acceleration. In deep snow, that's the whole name of the game- if you slide/slarve and shut it down, you want the ability to feather your ski...
  16. as a matter of fact, the 184cms do ski long....

    as a matter of fact, the 184cms do ski long....
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    weight/standheight?

    weight/standheight?
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    I will flush it out some more: I liked the 178cm...

    I will flush it out some more: I liked the 178cm as a frontside/mixed snow playful ski. The days that I enjoyed them were at Alta when it was generally soft,packed pow/crud/skied up in the trees. It...
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    To elaborate a bit... I would not choose the...

    To elaborate a bit... I would not choose the 178cm as my personal everyday ski, but I have had a couple of great, really fun days on it in mixed conditions, and especially in trees. It's super easy...
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    Based on your physicals, and how you will be...

    Based on your physicals, and how you will be using the ski, I would recommend the 184cm, which is the best compromise length wise-- in fact, I think if forced to ski on them, you would even really...
  21. Thread: RIP Jamie Pierre

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    So Sad. A true and original character. RIP Jamie;...

    So Sad. A true and original character. RIP Jamie; the warmest thoughts to your family.
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    Yellow Zeitgeist

    Yellow Zeitgeist
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    I haven't read the whole thread, so apologies if...

    I haven't read the whole thread, so apologies if it has been posted already, but is there a stand height and weight as of yet?
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    No, it's prepreg tape.

    No, it's prepreg tape.
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    deep pow, sushi, hotsprings... Yes.

    deep pow, sushi, hotsprings...

    Yes.
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    Hola! Keep the stoke inferno aflame....

    Hola!






    Keep the stoke inferno aflame. Alrighty then.
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    Good Stuff.. Definitely enjoyed Volume #2.

    Good Stuff.. Definitely enjoyed Volume #2.
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    Incoming!.....Looks like Hybrids will start...

    Incoming!.....Looks like Hybrids will start shipping by Friday and all be out the door by Monday.
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    If you check out the snowmobile mags, the AC...

    If you check out the snowmobile mags, the AC Turbo beat all the other stock sleds in the climbing department as is, so I wouldn't be worried about power/weight there + if you add another...
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    The AC turbo looks great. Clean, quieter and more...

    The AC turbo looks great. Clean, quieter and more horsepower. The word on the street is that with remapping you can jump it up to 220hp for about $500, which is incredible considering the comparable...
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    Like Marshal, I rock the demo plates for the ease...

    Like Marshal, I rock the demo plates for the ease of mounting point adjustability + the awesome ability to travel with multiple sets of skis and one set of binders.

    On the downside, I have now...
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    Custom Colors won't be on the docket for this...

    Custom Colors won't be on the docket for this particular preorder.

    Instead, there will be a single Special Edition topsheet as an option to the standard yellow. The 2011/12 Special Edition on the...
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    Take it with a major grain of salt, but I believe...

    Take it with a major grain of salt, but I believe it with 100% of my heart. I am chiming in because I love these 2 places and the 2 shapes that match them perfectly:

    Wailer 112 RP
    Lotus 138
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    i toured on Lotus 138's today. Whether you are...

    i toured on Lotus 138's today. Whether you are touring for deep snow, or skiing deep lines out of a helicopter, the Lotus 138 is a mandatory component of any self respecting quiver... ;)
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    x-wood is a lightweight wood that joins the...

    x-wood is a lightweight wood that joins the poplar party in the tips and tails, but doesn't run through the center section of the ski or binding plate.
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    rip... chills down my spine... thank you.

    rip... chills down my spine... thank you.
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    I was just writing a blog ode to the Lotus 138...

    I was just writing a blog ode to the Lotus 138 after last Sunday's bottomless planing and surfing ridiculousness at Alta- and was saddened to see this.

    Based on what you are saying- tips...
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    Okay Shop, in Engelberg has demos, but only...

    Okay Shop, in Engelberg has demos, but only Hybrids at the moment.

    The generalization that a Pure is worse than a Hybrid in bad snow is simply not true.

    It really comes down to the driver,...
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    Just as an FYI, If Hybrid 112RP's are your...

    Just as an FYI, If Hybrid 112RP's are your flavor, we now have the last bunch, in stock, ready to go.... These are going super fast, and will sellout again quick, so have at them.

    Pure production...
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    definitely, psychology is a big part of it...

    definitely, psychology is a big part of it...
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    From personal perspective, it's hard to fathom...

    From personal perspective, it's hard to fathom 6cm's of length being a big deal (although it is in some shapes)... but in the bigger market, those are the hot sizes...
  42. i tried the same setup in 2005. It was nearly...

    i tried the same setup in 2005. It was nearly deadly. The plates were by no means refined and would release indiscriminately.

    I hope they have evolved it since then.
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    For those still waiting, I am sure it doesn't...

    For those still waiting, I am sure it doesn't mean much, but we are sincerely apologetic about the delays. It's obviously not what we planned, and we want you to be enjoying them as much as you do. ...
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    sent you a PM...

    sent you a PM...
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    Unfortunately, the remaining existing Hybrid...

    Unfortunately, the remaining existing Hybrid preorders have now been backed up from a Dec 15th to Jan 1 delivery date.

    We were able to push hard and secure additional capacity to allow us to...
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    alpaca copper fiber.

    alpaca copper fiber.
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    After taking a few test runs today, I just wanted...

    After taking a few test runs today, I just wanted to quickly smile and write a few words about about a slight flex pattern tweak on the shovel and mid body that was made on the Pure 190cm during the...
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    my right knee and ankle are in agreement

    my right knee and ankle are in agreement
  49. were there words in that first post? we list...

    were there words in that first post?

    we list effective edge as "running length" for all models. Please stop by and check us out.;) www.dpsskis.com
  50. as my friend would say, "muy rado."

    as my friend would say, "muy rado."
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