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    A few posts I've read the last few days prompts...

    A few posts I've read the last few days prompts this late reply... (I re-read the thread and it's interesting going back...)

    I picked up some Cochise 108's in 192 - we'll see how nuts that gets....
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    General? GENERAL?!?!? IMO, insurance companies...

    General? GENERAL?!?!?
    IMO, insurance companies make Josef Mengele look like a total hack.
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    Oh, I totally get that. I've seen a ton of stuff...

    Oh, I totally get that. I've seen a ton of stuff in these areas. Suffice it to say - sophisticated providers have more ways to screw with you than the used car dealership. We've been fairly lucky to...
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    Sheesh - now I'm going to _defend_ MF? What the...

    Sheesh - now I'm going to _defend_ MF?
    What the hell is this world coming to!? Next I'll be kissing Trump's ring or something.
    But, all that said - I'm in a kind of weird insurance situation...
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    The return policy at EVO is a year+1day, just a...

    The return policy at EVO is a year+1day, just a reminder, in case anyone needs it. :)
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    [Sorry to derail the thread a bit...] I assume...

    [Sorry to derail the thread a bit...]
    I assume the edges will pull out a lot easier too, right?

    I think I had a pair of Mantras with a similar problem - the edges pulled out easy and the edge...
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    Ha...

    Ha...
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    Bump It's only mid 80's here this week, instead...

    Bump
    It's only mid 80's here this week, instead of 116F.
    I'm sure it's going to snow soon, so I need to buy some ski bindings!

    DEMO bindings please.
    Attack1's are fine, if cheap.
    Otherwise,...
  9. Yeah, should'a, would'a, could'a... I've had...

    Yeah, should'a, would'a, could'a...

    I've had it happen at least a few different days.
    One time, as I mentioned, they were on aux power, and were only loading 50% of the chairs - never got a...
  10. Depending on your definition of "close." [I can't...

    Depending on your definition of "close." [I can't imagine it actually happening in the next year or three. Perhaps in the next five, I dunno...]

    And running stadium more? For what?
    It might move...
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    @climberevan Thanks - that all works out great....

    @climberevan
    Thanks - that all works out great.
    Next, I'm looking for recommendations on syrups you all like.
    Anyone have suggestions.
    (I'm a cheapo, so I'm probably not really interested in the...
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    @ntblanks - that worked a charm. Thanks again....

    @ntblanks - that worked a charm. Thanks again.
    Cheap me has an additional 7.99 to spend recklessly on ski gear now. :)

    I almost feel sorry for Evo - this thread cost them a bit. (Though to be...
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    Thanks so much. That makes it a lot easier to...

    Thanks so much.
    That makes it a lot easier to convince them.
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    @ntblanks; can you PM me the same info? I'm...

    @ntblanks; can you PM me the same info?
    I'm getting the "we're not sure it was really on sale the extra 10%" line too...

    I almost purchased an extra pair, since it was so nuts cheap - and if I...
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    All that shit's probably for their own employees!...

    All that shit's probably for their own employees! (Only kinda joking...)

    One of my clients is a car dealership - and a lot of years ago, one of their own employees had stolen several vehicles from...
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    @ElChup... I dunno, but let us know what you...

    @ElChup...
    I dunno, but let us know what you find. I already got the $20 refund/price-match and was considering requesting the extra 10% - but I feel a bit bad about it. :)

    But if someone finds...
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    Use code: EXTRA10 at checkout.

    Use code: EXTRA10 at checkout.
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    Oh, BTW, anyone that considers using the 130...

    Oh, BTW, anyone that considers using the 130 brakes on a ski that's way narrower - say 100mm - beware.
    It's totally possible to set one ski down, while skiing no less, and hook the inside arms (one...
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    Yup, I got a refund too. Thanks to @Lahar for...

    Yup, I got a refund too.

    Thanks to @Lahar for the heads-up on the lower price!
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    Anyone that purchased recently, up-thread, should...

    Anyone that purchased recently, up-thread, should ask for a price adjust. (That's standard Evo policy anyway.)
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    Another bump. Remember we are talking demos...

    Another bump.

    Remember we are talking demos here...
    ~95mm brakes
    I can do Attack1's for cheap. (If they are cheap, I'd probably prefer them for this last pair I have a current need for..)
    ...
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    WTF? Really? I like my battery powered tools...

    WTF? Really?
    I like my battery powered tools because:
    1) I don't have to run to the gas station *and* worry about spilling gas in the trunk/back-seat when driving back from the gas station. (Oh, I...
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    The problem is that the "smart" devices are...

    The problem is that the "smart" devices are almost certainly going to be used to accomplish EXACTLY the opposite goal.

    See:...
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    What your friend neglected to tell you is......

    What your friend neglected to tell you is...
    ...those that know what an non-indemnified binding is, well THEY won't pay that much for a reasonably nice ski that's 15 years old.

    (But if you won't...
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    Thanks for the PSA. I'm kinda in the market...

    Thanks for the PSA.

    I'm kinda in the market for a new hardshell - but my last/currnet TNF one didn't have a double main zip. I don't want to make that mistake again...

    The FL doesn't seem to...
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    Will the bindings accommodate an ISO 5355 sole...

    Will the bindings accommodate an ISO 5355 sole boot? (Just in case I decide I want to get into ski-sadomasochism.)
    [Edited to add: I looked at them again, and they are the Nevada N17's - so late...
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    What year are these?

    I recently got these from someone who thought I might like them - not so much for skiing, but for the nostalgia. (I'm not sure I could even ski these, the camber profile is huge. They have more...
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    Thanks man - but dey be gone.

    Thanks man - but dey be gone.
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    This - and if it continues to go sideways -...

    This - and if it continues to go sideways - complain to the state insurance commissioner. I had a crazy billing issue - but for trivial dollars, compared to $14K. The insurance commission thumped...
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    Still looking! 95-100mm brakes preferred.

    Still looking!
    95-100mm brakes preferred.
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    I'm a Portland guy too, and I'm glad to get them...

    I'm a Portland guy too, and I'm glad to get them shipped the cheapest, best way.
    PM me, if you need help.

    Plus I've got more than a few ski boxes languishing in my garage, which helps.
    (Though...
  32. Funny enough, I "re-taped" most of the all the...

    Funny enough, I "re-taped" most of the all the seam tape on a Gore 3L jacket-shell recently using AQS (or the equivalent - thicker was better in my case.) I'm in the huffing crowd too! And I probably...
  33. This may well be true. I will however say that...

    This may well be true.
    I will however say that I've heard a lot about stack, and about how, for example, the Attack2 demo is sucky because of the massive additional stack height. (I'm paraphrasing,...
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    I'm fine with used, as long as they're not beat...

    I'm fine with used, as long as they're not beat to hell or something.

    If you're looking to decide if you want to unmount and unload them, then pics via PM (or even here) would be good.
    Sounds...
  35. In all fairness, I should be impacted...

    <snark>
    In all fairness, I should be impacted way more than the usual person for stack height.
    I mean, the last time I climbed Mt Adams, I got HAPE.

    So, if I don't feel the stack height, I...
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    It doesn't look like it, but are any Type F?...

    It doesn't look like it, but are any Type F?
    [Attack2 demos, and I think adrenaline]
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    Bump for the weekend.

    Bump for the weekend.
  38. I dunno, maybe I'm just a caveman skier, but...

    I dunno, maybe I'm just a caveman skier, but what's the obsession with stack height?
    Perhaps I'm kind of like Remy's brother (Emile) eating any old shit in Ratatouille (Pixar), but I've never...
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    No demos that I see.

    No demos that I see.
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    Bump. I'll probably bump this every week or...

    Bump. I'll probably bump this every week or so...hopefully as the summer goes by a couple more pairs turn up.

    Thanks!
  41. I'm conflicted. I want your Attack2's, if/when...

    I'm conflicted. I want your Attack2's, if/when you yank them...so that side of me says "Yes, absolutely, you'll love other bindings!"

    But honestly? Once the binding is loaded with the...
  42. Perhaps it makes sense? I wouldn't. I...

    Perhaps it makes sense?
    I wouldn't.

    I personally loan out skis a ton, and demo's are just handy. While I don't care for the heel pieces on Marker bindings, especially in deep pow - that's not a...
  43. I will always pick a demo binding over any fixed...

    I will always pick a demo binding over any fixed binding. :)
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    WTB Attack2 13 AT demos

    I need some Attack2 demo bindings.

    Probably two pairs.
    95 brakes
    130 brakes

    If you have bindings, but not those brake sizes, I might still be interested.
    Or if you know somewhere I can buy...
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    I'm of two minds. Coochies are cool, but......

    I'm of two minds.
    Coochies are cool, but...
    192cm Coochies sound kind of scary, honestly.

    I think I'd rather ski a Cochise.
    Thanks bud!
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    I'd probably be willing to spring for them for...

    I'd probably be willing to spring for them for $225 - depending on pics, etc.
    ($275 with two mounts already, seems a little spendy, IMO. These were ~$500 new, last summer - so used + two mounts...
  47. Final post for the year. I've probably got about...

    Final post for the year.
    I've probably got about a dozen days on them now. (The season was done last week... <sob>.)
    All that I've posted previously still feels pretty true.

    Not a lot of really...
  48. "What weighs more, a kilogramme of steel or a...

    "What weighs more, a kilogramme of steel or a kilogramme of feathers?"
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    Bump one more time. I could use a regular attack...

    Bump one more time.
    I could use a regular attack demo with ~118mm brake too.
  50. I'm up tomorrow, Friday. Yellow/orange jacket,...

    I'm up tomorrow, Friday.
    Yellow/orange jacket, yellow/orange pack.
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