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  1. thanks. I don't have a construction management...

    thanks. I don't have a construction management degree, so usually can't find work with the big construction outfits.
  2. sure

    sure
  3. Looking for project manager/designer work in SLC or JH.

    Probably a long shot, but I figured I'd try it. I'm a senior project manager with many years of shop, management, and design experience in various fabrication and design related industries (custom...
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    back in the states. make me an offer on the...

    back in the states. make me an offer on the boots. Following up with the dibser on the Koalas and will post later if he doesn't want them anymore.


    cheers
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    thanks, will do.

    thanks, will do.
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    sorry guys, I'm headed out of the country...

    sorry guys, I'm headed out of the country tomorrow at 6am until the 17th so I've been pretty busy at work trying to get my crew setup with their work before I leave, especially since it's my first...
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    ON3P's pending payment, Nordicas and Koalas...

    ON3P's pending payment, Nordicas and Koalas dibsed.
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    sorry you lost me. Are you wanting the Koalas? I...

    sorry you lost me. Are you wanting the Koalas? I think Nick is set to deliver the Wren's.
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    I need a DH bike like I need another torn...

    I need a DH bike like I need another torn ligament in my knee after last season, but I want this in a bad way

    https://reviews.mtbr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/20-WCMaribor19_BB020403.jpg
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    and they probably pay $8/hr and make you pay $500...

    and they probably pay $8/hr and make you pay $500 for mandatory room and board. That's how it was when I worked for them at GTNP.
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    if you don't I can probably grab one from my old...

    if you don't I can probably grab one from my old shop.
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    I want to see if anyone will buy them here first,...

    I want to see if anyone will buy them here first, but if they don't in a bit, I'll let you know.
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    hey that works for me. thanks Nick. I'll respond...

    hey that works for me. thanks Nick. I'll respond to your pm in a minute here.
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    the Cochise is really bad about this. me and a...

    the Cochise is really bad about this. me and a few of my buddies picked them up last year on a discount, we all ended up with the same problem. I would personally go straight for a dense HV or wrap...
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    DPS Koala, ON3P, Nordica

    DPS Koala 189. mounted once for Pivots for 310 BSL on the line. skied about 3 or 4 half days. bases and edges perfect, top sheets have some edge cuts. This is this year's model. This length is the...
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    I have a Float X2 I tuned for "poppy/playful" or...

    I have a Float X2 I tuned for "poppy/playful" or something like that with a Shockwiz. It's been good. I did pop a seal riding DH on it, fwiw.
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    I'm the OP. I tore ligaments in my knee doing...

    I'm the OP. I tore ligaments in my knee doing other sports and am out for the season. I went back to my office job career for a while so I could get real health insurance and have some PTO and sit at...
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    that went way cheaper than I would have guessed....

    that went way cheaper than I would have guessed. Makes you wonder if all those listings at 35k or 50k are too inflated and they're actually selling for way less.
  19. Thread: DPS Koala?

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    I'm 5'10 205 and have the 189. Like I mentioned...

    I'm 5'10 205 and have the 189. Like I mentioned above, I don't like them in tight terrain. Would personally go shorter if you plan on skiing a lot of trees etc. When I bought them, the DPS rep kept...
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    yeh. that's what I had. Awesome for driving in...

    yeh. that's what I had. Awesome for driving in snow. awful for durability not on snow.
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    they're grippy as hell in actual snow, too soft...

    they're grippy as hell in actual snow, too soft to leave on, though. now I know.
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    how'd you manage that? Do you have any tread...

    how'd you manage that? Do you have any tread left? I bought a brand new pair if Blizzaks in November. By May, there were almost completely smoked. granted, I was commuting 45 mins of interstate each...
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    just meant it can soften enough that it can be...

    just meant it can soften enough that it can be easier to strip the screw head.
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    Nordica Enforcer 100 or Blizzard Rustler 10....

    Nordica Enforcer 100 or Blizzard Rustler 10. Icelantics are crap. Stay away.
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    I wasn't offended or anything. didn't think much...

    I wasn't offended or anything. didn't think much of it. this forum is so abrasive some days, I don't notice it really anymore.

    at any rate, yes, epoxy is definitely better for Tele, which puts...
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    quicker, cheaper, less toxic, less messy. all...

    quicker, cheaper, less toxic, less messy. all reasons why. Also most factory binding screws are made of cream cheese, so when you heat up the epoxy, it often softens the screw as well. If ski shops...
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    I don't know about company website claims other...

    I don't know about company website claims other than Voile, I just know that Faction told us directly that they wouldn't warranty NTN mounts in their skis.

    on the spring-related tension on the...
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    some people don't do it. at all. Some people do...

    some people don't do it. at all. Some people do it alot. As far as we could tell at the shop, it was primarily people that were really aggressive about getting a knee down on NTN that ripped bindings...
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    A/T doesn't place the binding under tension when...

    A/T doesn't place the binding under tension when you lift your heel like an NTN binding does. The whole concept of NTN bindings, especially Outlaws, is that it increases the tension/stress on the toe...
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    duh. dunno why I didn't think of that.

    duh. dunno why I didn't think of that.
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    I disagree about the tele mount warranty issue. I...

    I disagree about the tele mount warranty issue. I worked at a shop last year and a fair (and increasing) number of ski manufacturers won't warranty NTN pullouts. Faction won't warranty any NTN...
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    his current skis are Blizzard Brahmas. He says he...

    his current skis are Blizzard Brahmas. He says he likes the shape and width, doesn't like how damp and heavy they are.
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    the original post is so dumb. of course a car...

    the original post is so dumb. of course a car with snow tires is going to be better in the snow than a car with summer tires. I dont think anyone looking for 4x4 or awd for their winter car is...
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    “Lively” ski for NTN resort

    Asking for a friend (really. I don’t tele).

    Dude is on NTN. Got Brahmas at the insistence of a sales guy. Doesn’t like them. Wants a light, lively, snappy ski. I know NTN’s can rip out of light...
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    Great a second opinion at Steadman in Vail. They...

    Great a second opinion at Steadman in Vail. They say more/different PT, no crutches, no surgery, just a brace, skiing by January. Much better.
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    their strategy is to just let it be torn in two....

    their strategy is to just let it be torn in two. I guess the thinking is that it's secondary and not necessary, and the surgery is invasive and leads to a much longer healing time. The ortho rattled...
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    total PCL tear

    about a month ago, wrecked hard on the MTB at the bike park and tore my PCL in the process. 100% total tear. in half. yay. they initially said no surgery, 2 months on crutches, 3 months off the...
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    anyone here made it work with a dog? I'd like to...

    anyone here made it work with a dog? I'd like to be able to drive up to the mountains on saturday, stay overnight, and drive home sunday night, so I don't have to deal with i-70 traffic 4 times to...
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    I have about 6 or 7 days on my 189's now, and I...

    I have about 6 or 7 days on my 189's now, and I agree both with what I wrote before and the Blister review. The only thing I would really disagree with about the Blister review is that they are so...
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    Never heard of it. Looks cool. I'd like to...

    Never heard of it. Looks cool. I'd like to support local. But Arc'teryx just barely sent me a new Sabre AR, so I think I'm good. Might try to find a TNF Brigandine on sale and alternate between them...
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    lol. always the internet experts. No, you're...

    lol. always the internet experts. No, you're right. I'm making shit up so I can post about it on the internet. TNF Purist Shell bought from backcountry.com: large pocket zipper stuck permanently...
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    lol. I'm not doing anything but skiing in them. I...

    lol. I'm not doing anything but skiing in them. I ski hard and jump off of stuff but I don't wreck anymore than anyone else that's getting after it. I also hang them up when I get home, etc.
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    lol. No Yes they fit. Well, the Arcteryx...

    lol. No



    Yes they fit. Well, the Arcteryx pants were a little snug but that wasn't the source of the zipper failure. No harness.




    I have some Flylow pants. I like them and they've been...
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    shell and pants that hold up?

    Anyone had good luck with outerwear that holds up? This past season, I got Arcteryx Sabre pants and jacket. Both fell apart halfway through the season and had to be warrantied. zippers exploded,...
  45. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    the world is overpopulated. It's not getting...

    the world is overpopulated. It's not getting better. The US loves capitalism, and the goal of capitalism is to make money. Capitalism + increased population = no more quiet, people free experiences...
  46. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I'm personally really stoked about A Basin being...

    I'm personally really stoked about A Basin being added. I was considering buying a midweek pass or maybe full season A Basin pass on top of my Ikon. I don't love WP and I don't want to have to drive...
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    I'm surprised you think so. Ikon only gives you a...

    I'm surprised you think so. Ikon only gives you a few days at Alta or Bird, I'm surprised locals would find that to be enough days. OTOH, the pass prices at those mountains are astronomical, so I can...
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    pm'd.

    pm'd.
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    Copper was decent today. Fairly good snow and...

    Copper was decent today. Fairly good snow and almost no people. Entire backside of the mountain closed though.
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    I live at 9k between idaho springs and empire and...

    I live at 9k between idaho springs and empire and we got about a foot today. very loose sugar snow.
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