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  1. Yeah, I wouldn't use Sugru on a drysuit; like you...

    Yeah, I wouldn't use Sugru on a drysuit; like you said, better for things that you want a little flexibility in to prevent cracking, but don't want too much. Like, I lost an earbud cover for an oddly...
  2. AQS is great for lots of repairs. When I need...

    AQS is great for lots of repairs. When I need something more rubberized and a little stiffer, I've been using Sugru, which is pretty cool stuff. Goes on like a soft putty, hardens into a firm but...
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    The garage I'm currently building in my head has...

    The garage I'm currently building in my head has electrical infrastructure for a future electric car, and is kicked out enough on the sides that I can walk and install a rubbermaid tub storage system...
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    Earlier in the year, midwinter, my group was...

    Earlier in the year, midwinter, my group was crossing the most exposed part of our tour near Montezuma in somewhat touchy conditions. We heard a deep rumble and narrowly avoided shitting our pants....
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    I was in Vancouver last year for a work trip. A...

    I was in Vancouver last year for a work trip. A couple of highlights were Stanley Park if the weather is decent (old growth forests! in a city park!). We had great sushi at Miku, and a great dinner...
  6. I'd prefer something on the dry side. Looks like...

    I'd prefer something on the dry side. Looks like a number of distillers etc. are putting out some tonic syrups, though some are relatively expensive ($2/ounce).
  7. My wife recently bought a sodastream. Anyone have...

    My wife recently bought a sodastream. Anyone have any luck with rolling their own tonic with a tonic syrup?
  8. I just skied my new set for the first time...

    I just skied my new set for the first time yesterday, but I really like them. Really light, solid amount of stiffness (particularly for the weight), and handled weird variable spring snow yesterday...
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    There were a couple of facebook posts suggesting...

    There were a couple of facebook posts suggesting that the first trial day was somewhat poorly-run. I'm also curious to see how it goes though.
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    You had asked about what I can cover from...

    You had asked about what I can cover from rentals. I have an odd setup that I'm happy to go into more detail on via PM, but broadly, condo income has covered 60% to 99% of my expenses (that's all...
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    Ditto to the above. Management companies are...

    Ditto to the above. Management companies are pretty variable in what they charge, but from what I've seen, it tends to be a significant chunk for them to do everything. Finding a reliable cleaning...
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    The River by Peter Heller is very good (though...

    The River by Peter Heller is very good (though I'm also a fan of the rest of his work). Makes me want do a Canadian/Boundary Waters river trip.
  13. We have a pair 3 years apart. Works reasonably...

    We have a pair 3 years apart. Works reasonably well since they're not exactly peers - they're not competing for the same resources, so to speak. Downside is that you're dealing with two different...
  14. We also have Redfin here; not sure if they cover...

    We also have Redfin here; not sure if they cover your area, but they do lower listing fees as well.
  15. Yeah, we use a "bumbo" for the little one, a...

    Yeah, we use a "bumbo" for the little one, a little chair we can move around when we need her around but in one place for a bit.
  16. I've been happy with my 2017 tacoma (double cab,...

    I've been happy with my 2017 tacoma (double cab, 6' box). I need to parallel park in the city so a full size pickup was out of the question. My kiddos do fine in the back seat; it's large enough for...
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    Yeah, you'll want both glasses and contacts, most...

    Yeah, you'll want both glasses and contacts, most likely.

    If you're not a candidate for lasik, consider asking around to find someone experienced with implantable collamer lenses. They're...
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    I own 1% of a brewery for an amount I can afford...

    I own 1% of a brewery for an amount I can afford to not see again. It's been interesting being on the inside of the financial management of a small business, but for pure returns I could have done...
  19. OP, shoot me a PM, we can get a beer sometime. I...

    OP, shoot me a PM, we can get a beer sometime. I have a 3.5 yr old and a 7 month old. You mention the term "toddler" in your post but then talk about the first year; sounds like you still have a...
  20. Oof. Made me think of the Honnold/Caldwell Fitz...

    Oof. Made me think of the Honnold/Caldwell Fitz Roy Traverse. Caldwell talked at one point about how he has no plans to do a similar alpine climb and was going to go back to "dry" rock climbing,...
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    Very helpful explainer. I've been happy with...

    Very helpful explainer. I've been happy with cheapo GMRS radios, since usually the radio's purpose is for someone a few hundred yards down the ridge/ski line to communicate at a conversational volume...
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    Got 'er. Link...

    Got 'er. Link.
  23. I started using radios after hearing the Slide...

    I started using radios after hearing the Slide episode that discussed them in some detail, and I've found them super helpful. I've largely converted my touring group into a group of believers too....
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    I don't have any advice on specific cars, but I...

    I don't have any advice on specific cars, but I was happy with my process.
    Carmax will ship cars within a certain radius - maybe 500 miles? - for free. So I had them get 3 trucks I was interested in...
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    My review ...

    My review of the fish. Basically, it's a fine river board, particularly for the price. Nice to not have to care much about banging it up on rocks, and it has more volume than a lot of fiberglass...
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    Some video (https://youtu.be/q5Zjjpv-LbY).

    Some video.
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    There are solutions...

    There are solutions to that issue.
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    Hard to tell with the new Eagle park since it...

    Hard to tell with the new Eagle park since it didn't really have a season. isk8 would be a fine option but you may outgrow it quick. Not sure about the Wavo, it's new. I have some thoughts here and...
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    Re Glass Stoves: This...

    Re Glass Stoves: This.
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    Great TR. I'm with a group that was considering...

    Great TR. I'm with a group that was considering the OG route, and the Urner came up as a likely alternative. There's also a Solomon TV episode on the Urner (at least part of it).
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    I have wide, flat feet and big calves, and the F1...

    I have wide, flat feet and big calves, and the F1 fit great for me out of the box with some easy liner work. The only other comparable boot that was comfortable on the shop floor was the TLT7, but I...
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    TR: Colorado Hut to Hut

    We successfully completed a hut-to-hut traverse last week in Colorado. We connected Vance's Cabin to Jackal Hut to Fowler-Hilliard Hut, staying 2 nights in each hut, effectively alternating ski days...
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    Not iPhone, but I've set my phone to only ring if...

    Not iPhone, but I've set my phone to only ring if the number is already in my contacts through the "do not disturb" settings. I suppose if my wife is arrested and calling from the county jail she may...
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    Or, I dunno, zip the tent doors closed. ...

    Or, I dunno, zip the tent doors closed.

    They're nice if you're sleeping in lion country.
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    I'll be amused if "going a little Fritz Sperry"...

    I'll be amused if "going a little Fritz Sperry" becomes synonymous with skiing avy chutes in spooky conditions.
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    Way better footage than the footage of the Bethel...

    Way better footage than the footage of the Bethel slide, which looks like it was shot through vasaline.
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    I'm not oriented very well, where was the burial...

    I'm not oriented very well, where was the burial site relative to the caltopo link?
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    Yeah, the worker go fund me was redeeming. The...

    Yeah, the worker go fund me was redeeming. The documentary wasn't too bad if you want to watch something and hate 90% of the people in it.
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    Check out this guy's website and blog, he does a...

    Check out this guy's website and blog, he does a lot of fat bike snow riding on <5psi. https://lacemine29.com/
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    My parents were in town last weekend, so my wife...

    My parents were in town last weekend, so my wife and I were going to ski together while my parents watched the kids. To our surprise, our 3 yr old asked to come with us. She's done some lessons and...
  41. Have a pair of Star 7s (Super 7s, different...

    Have a pair of Star 7s (Super 7s, different topsheet) thanks to a mag tip a while back. 188s mounted once with Guardians; could sell as a set in Denver.
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    Helpful info, thanks Summit.

    Helpful info, thanks Summit.
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    From that link, I found this product description...

    From that link, I found this product description interesting: Aerolite Sunglasses - Asian Fit
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    Tough report to read. A lot of times I can read a...

    Tough report to read. A lot of times I can read a report and think "Well, at that point I certainly would have done something different." This one not so much.
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    I also had a little longer "tail" than the week...

    I also had a little longer "tail" than the week or two others have reported; more like 3-4 weeks before not wearing a jock strap was as comfortable as wearing one, and more like 5-6 weeks before I...
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    Yeah, good work skier 1. I expect the odds of...

    Yeah, good work skier 1. I expect the odds of bringing someone back with CPR are quite a bit better if they have a pulse but aren't breathing, vs. no pulse no breath?
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    I worked on a lawsuit where another tuber broke...

    I worked on a lawsuit where another tuber broke his neck. Resort-operated tubing operation didn't have near the runout they needed, particularly after the sun went down and everything refroze. Helmet...
  48. I've had good luck with a supercat...

    I've had good luck with a supercat.
  49. I was a counselor at Kingsley Pines, which seems...

    I was a counselor at Kingsley Pines, which seems to hit all the notes for "Classic Maine Summer Camp." Long-ish sessions, boys and girls cabins on a pretty lake on opposite sides of camp, standard...
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    Brooks Range is gone: Farewell!After 39 years,...

    Brooks Range is gone:
    Farewell!After 39 years, Bunny Brooks is hanging up his skis, weighing anchor, and heading off to sail the seven seas.
    Bunny wants to thank you for your friendship and your...
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