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    For $349 I bought a new garage door opener WITH a...

    For $349 I bought a new garage door opener WITH a lock included.
  2. Moment's Carson comes in a 146, all wood...

    Moment's Carson comes in a 146, all wood construction and adult bindings work just fine. Strongly recommend, it is a great all mountain ski. Moment used to make a kids powder skis, the Zephyr. My...
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    When I saw these my first thought was what took...

    When I saw these my first thought was what took so long 297679for someone to come up with this idea, so simple. Here is a photo of the dead bolt, kind of dark but it snaps right through the track...
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    I have had good luck with Wagner Thermo Quiet...

    I have had good luck with Wagner Thermo Quiet Pads. Checked Rock Auto and they have them for $25. Being a newer vehicle I would have them turned, O'Reilly does that for $15.
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    Unrelated to the broken spring. I recently...

    Unrelated to the broken spring. I recently replaced our 20 yo opener with a Chamberlin direct drive unit, so much better. As long as you have a torsion spring it clamps directly to the end of the...
  6. Totally confused. When LCC is restricted its 4X4...

    Totally confused. When LCC is restricted its 4X4 or chains. IMO that is inadequate as the type of tires means just as much as the type of vehicle. Currently when they are checking vehicles they turn...
  7. Saw this in the minutes from the August Town of...

    Saw this in the minutes from the August Town of Alta council meeting, per Mike Maughan.

    The Ski Area and UDOT had discussed setting a strict regulation requiring only four-wheel drive vehicles or...
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    Not the Meridian but I ski the Deathwish &...

    Not the Meridian but I ski the Deathwish & Deathwish tour and they similar but definitely not the same. The difference in weight is very noticeable in heavy or chopped up snow. On groomers they are...
  9. I am on my third pair of Deathwish and they are...

    I am on my third pair of Deathwish and they are my everyday ski except on very hard snow days. At 112 they handle powder & soft great and I am a believer in TC on groomers. Bonafides are my other...
  10. The boulders that were washed across the road was...

    The boulders that were washed across the road was impressive, this photo was two weeks ago.295979
  11. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    If this is the case I would speculate that Soli...

    If this is the case I would speculate that Soli skiers might make the jump to LCC. Are we approaching the point where not being a part of IKON or Epic could turn out to be a brilliant marketing move?
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    I have a Ford Explorer and found a set of four...

    I have a Ford Explorer and found a set of four 18” exact same wheels for $200 on Craigslist. Had to drive about 80 miles to get them but definitely worth it.
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    I have seen it, beyond what a Maggot can even...

    I have seen it, beyond what a Maggot can even appreciate. I found the experience similar to my first trip on Timothy Leary’s mind altering medications, a new level of consciousness.
  14. Costco used to sell 4' LED fixtures that had an...

    Costco used to sell 4' LED fixtures that had an automatic shut off / turn on motion sensor. When we pull into the garage the fixtures turn on. They could be set to turn off after a specific time,...
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    Just a thought, is it possible that in a Mercedes...

    Just a thought, is it possible that in a Mercedes turning the key to on does not activate the fuel pump prior to cranking? 48 lbs holding at 45 sounds more than adequate.
  16. Staffing of public transportation is always a...

    Staffing of public transportation is always a challenge. Peak times are early AM, late afternoonís with not much in between. I would guess UTA does not have part time drivers so how do you meet...
  17. I agree entirely. We all suffer from really short...

    I agree entirely. We all suffer from really short memories. Last season Alta had measurable snowfall on 50% of the days they were open. We had some low snow years five & six years ago so traffic...
  18. Yea, until there is a transportation option other...

    Yea, until there is a transportation option other than four buses per hour with 28 seats people are going to drive. I have no desire to wear my boots standing on a bus when it might be an hour, or...
  19. Cops at the bottom of Canyon?? that would be a...

    Cops at the bottom of Canyon?? that would be a novel idea. UPD to me, "we don't have money in our budget to always check vehicles at the mouth of LCC.
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    +1

    +1
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    I have told this story before but a good friend...

    I have told this story before but a good friend who had new skis, clothes everything refused to part with his SX 91ís. Gave him enough shit about it he got testy so we dropped it. He gets sick,...
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    Being anal I always mark the center of the ski...

    Being anal I always mark the center of the ski and I filed small notches on each end of the frame exactly in the middle. Used a tiny bit of florescent paint in the notches so they are easier to see. ...
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    I have a Jiga-Rex and have not experienced the...

    I have a Jiga-Rex and have not experienced the chafing or wear on the centering gear. When I bought mine it was four or five years ago when they were being sold direct by Pliney(?). I had a question...
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    I don't remember if it was three or four, it was...

    I don't remember if it was three or four, it was 1995, 96. I had some minimal contact with her father (birth) as we worked for the same corp, him in Richmond, me in WI. He seemed to be an ok guy but...
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    You never know, sometimes leaving well enough...

    You never know, sometimes leaving well enough alone is the right move. I have an adopted niece that found her birth parents who gave her up for adoption when they were in college. They later...
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    Kiddo should love them. Our 10 yo granddaughter...

    Kiddo should love them. Our 10 yo granddaughter is on her second pair, same as in your photo in a 136. The day we put her on the first pair she told us to ďthrow them awayĒ when I asked her what we...
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    The funding period ended on April 19th of 2018. ...

    The funding period ended on April 19th of 2018. The description reads like it was written by a 6th grader. I like this line the best: the ability to maintain a balanced position and prevents you...
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    Hate them all, can't find one I trust. Recently...

    Hate them all, can't find one I trust. Recently moved and had to find a new dentist. Went to a woman, she filled a cavity no issue but then went on to try to sell all kinds of treatments. Went to...
  29. +1 on the Moment Deathwish Tour. You may want to...

    +1 on the Moment Deathwish Tour. You may want to check out this review before making a decision.


    https://blisterreview.com/gear-reviews/ski-reviews/2019-2020-moment-deathwish-tour
  30. Too bad, always enjoyed his do it my way or take...

    Too bad, always enjoyed his do it my way or take off attitude. He had his issues, oh hell, demons but God I liked him. Favorite story from a few years ago. A 90 year old skier named Naomi (rip...
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    Moment Meridian fits the bill perfectly

    Moment Meridian fits the bill perfectly
  32. Sorry to hear this, RIP. He could have some...

    Sorry to hear this, RIP. He could have some colorful conversations with folks that didn't understand line etiquette early AM especially on big days. He had a chair stashed under the deck which was...
  33. That what I thought, one of First Chair Brian's...

    That what I thought, one of First Chair Brian's crew.
  34. Was he one of the guys in line early just about...

    Was he one of the guys in line early just about every day?
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    There was a mention of opposition to this being...

    There was a mention of opposition to this being installed. Is there any history of cables snapping? We have seen chairs come off cables, cables coming off wheels, bull wheels failing, Yan-Lift...
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    $30,000 houses, 550í of vertical and some fine...

    $30,000 houses, 550í of vertical and some fine establishments on Silver St in Hurley.
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    Curious, what happens to Rowmark with PCMR no...

    Curious, what happens to Rowmark with PCMR no longer providing race training?
  38. I was also hoping to see Mountain Hosts listed. ...

    I was also hoping to see Mountain Hosts listed. Having hosts at the bottom of each lift as well as the top would help with the influx (IKON) of skiers unfamiliar with the terrain. I answered more...
  39. I had a recent college grad ask me about working...

    I had a recent college grad ask me about working this winter at Alta. I went to the website to look at available positions and they have few openings other than ski school instructors, apprentice...
  40. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Maybe too cold but steep plays little part in it....

    Maybe too cold but steep plays little part in it. If you look back at posts from last winter you will find all kinds of stories from Alta about IKON pass holders getting in way over their head. My...
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    Wonder what the used market for C7 is going to...

    Wonder what the used market for C7 is going to do? Kerbeck Chevy in Atlantic City is selling new LT-1 coupes for $44,800.
  42. My on time is always dusk with electric eye and...

    My on time is always dusk with electric eye and off is 11:00 PM in the summer. Late fall and winter I move off to 10:00 PM, don’t really care as we are in SLC December through April anyway.
  43. When we moved in to this house two years ago...

    When we moved in to this house two years ago there were two separate hard wired transformers, one in back, one in front. They used a timer so it required changing the on / off setting based on when...
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    What's with the buzz / military style hair cuts...

    What's with the buzz / military style hair cuts that many police officers sport? When I was growing up the crew cut or flat top was popular but that was 60 years ago. I won't go so far as to say...
  45. Shit, we live West of Milwaukee and Kroger...

    Shit, we live West of Milwaukee and Kroger grocery warehouse jobs are being advertised for $20 / hr to start, full benefits and a 90 day probation period. Make it to 90 days they give you a $1000...
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    A good friend, who absolutely refused to ski in...

    A good friend, who absolutely refused to ski in anything except the red Salomon SX 91's(?) was buried wearing them.

    Only thing I have noticed about a boot conspiracy is when you buy new boots the...
  47. I would go with a wood look vinyl. I just...

    I would go with a wood look vinyl. I just installed a stone looking vinyl in a bathroom that Lumber Liquidators guarantees is 100% waterproof. This is a floating floor so no glue, just click...
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    Our 10 yo granddaughter is "this close" to...

    Our 10 yo granddaughter is "this close" to passing me by. Its not going to be a case where we can't ski together but she is just going to be better. This past year she won nine of her ten U-10...
  49. We always called that gap "Wasnatch"

    We always called that gap "Wasnatch"
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    Yea, never saw a fireplace at floor level. Is...

    Yea, never saw a fireplace at floor level. Is the fire box the same width of the opening or is it wider?
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