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  1. Guy states ďI feel like my best friend stole from...

    Guy states ďI feel like my best friend stole from me.Ē Seriously? Who would ever claim to be in that relationship with VR?

    Also, you lived in Seattle, had three season passes and never found a way...
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    Going back to what made the 2014 BG Perfect?...

    Going back to what made the 2014 BG Perfect? Sweet...Iím going to order a dozen pairs! [emoji6]
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    Thanks for that! I found it an enjoyable...

    Thanks for that! I found it an enjoyable read...and quite accurate! [emoji16]
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    So, as a 15-year season pass holder at Stevens I...

    So, as a 15-year season pass holder at Stevens I can say there is a lot of bias in that article. Aside from the loss of use of day lodges and a few late starts that almost always lined up with Hwy 2...
  5. Google Ski Boot RX in Billings, MT Acquire a...

    Google Ski Boot RX in Billings, MT
    Acquire a phone number
    Dial the digits
    Ask for Tim
    Secure skis
    Easy Peazey
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    My 2021 K108ís do seem to be a little marked up...

    My 2021 K108ís do seem to be a little marked up on the tails. Not nearly as back as you described but more than some of my other skis. My 2020 M102ís have more days but donít look as bad. I agree...
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    These arrived today. Only 190-cm in actual length...

    These arrived today. Only 190-cm in actual length with a straight tape pull.

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    Seconded.

    Seconded.
  9. Great review Ugly. Appreciate the time taken to...

    Great review Ugly. Appreciate the time taken to write that up. Agree 100% with you thoughts, especially about the 191. Great ski.

    Also, this is my new favorite phrase:

    ĒIt was smile inducing...
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    Those went quick. Only 177ís and 170ís left.

    Those went quick. Only 177ís and 170ís left.
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    Gonna leave this right here... ...

    Gonna leave this right here...

    https://theskimonster.com/products/volkl-katana-108/

    $399...free shipping and no tax. 184ís almost gone. No 191ís. [emoji17]


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    Didnít I sell those to you? And they were new...

    Didnít I sell those to you? And they were new because I never mounted them either? 🤣
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    Mantra 102 - where to mount it?

    Iím glad somebody gets it...

    Itís a metal directional charger...but in a more updated user friendly format. Itís a Volkl for goodness sake.

    If that doesnít appeal to you, donít buy it. If it...
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    Skied my 184ís for my closer at Stevens today....

    Skied my 184ís for my closer at Stevens today. They destroyed the piles of spring schmoo and let me ski faster than I should. I love how easy they are to throw sideways and shutdown. Thanks magic 3D...
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    The Mantra M102ís haul ass but are pretty easy to...

    The Mantra M102ís haul ass but are pretty easy to ski. They also pivot like a reverse camber ski. Ski them like you mean it.
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    OG K2 Poacher

    Got my pair and my brotherís old pairs up in storage in the garage. Hardly anyone was riding twins in SoCal back then and very few skiers were in the park. People used to ask us if we were spancered....
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    For the record, these are really great skis,...

    For the record, these are really great skis, especially for the PNW. My busted up knee just does better with something a tad more damp like my Volkls.
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    Skis are SOLD and staying local.

    Skis are SOLD and staying local.
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    FS - ON3P Woodsman 108

    For Sale - ON3P Woodsman 108 Ski
    187-cm length
    These are one of the final 2021 prototypes (with the 2020 topsheet) that has the updated sidecut tweak but is ever so slightly softer than the final...
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    That sounds more than reasonable!

    That sounds more than reasonable!
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    Katana 108 - the resurrerection

    In reality, Iím not much of a drinker, but looking forward to a day when I am able to migrate to the north and take some laps with you and some of the other Whistler Mags. The 191ís will crave some...
  22. Bump...back up for sale. Was going to give these...

    Bump...back up for sale. Was going to give these to a family member but they had bindings for their new skis.

    Back on the market...
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    These are now gone Ďcause I just bought them....

    These are now gone Ďcause I just bought them. [emoji41]
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    More like ďsounds like they have been inspired to...

    More like ďsounds like they have been inspired to try the 192 after reading this threadĒ.

    I do have to give credit where it is due. Mr. I used to live in Leavenworth but now I ski in potato land...
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    Wait...there is a very active and healthy...

    Wait...there is a very active and healthy Dynastar thread where you can ask about that ski. Afraid of the rabid Dynastar fan boiís over there? [emoji6]
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    Ian McIntosh tours on his Katana K108ís....

    Ian McIntosh tours on his Katana K108ís. [emoji16]

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  27. Not a call-out but rather just a call to help...

    Not a call-out but rather just a call to help this place provide a little more value to users. There is very little info on the Stance 102 out there, so your impressions are very helpful. They have...
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    I skied my K108's in 12-18" of super light snow...

    I skied my K108's in 12-18" of super light snow on top of a very firm/icy crust. It is fair to say that I did feel the edge dig into that icy layer below right under foot more quickly than when I...
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    So far, I have only had the Volkls (M102 and...

    So far, I have only had the Volkls (M102 and K108) out in those conditions. Both a fine, but can be a little sluggish at slower speeds in that kind of snow. The tails break loose pretty easy...
  30. If you haven't started a Stance 102 review thread...

    If you haven't started a Stance 102 review thread you really ought to. It sounds like a great "split the difference" ski between something like an Enforcer and Volkl, as you stated. The idea of a...
  31. Great shots! What a day for ďspring skiingĒ. ...

    Great shots! What a day for ďspring skiingĒ.


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  32. Nordica Enforcers - TGR-Enough for Their Own Thread

    The Enforcer 110 is now what...4 seasons old? Other than the 191 length, it seems like the sizing was in line with the 93 and 100 prior to 2021?

    IMO, it is easier skiing than the 104 as it has the...
  33. Nordica Enforcers - TGR-Enough for Their Own Thread

    Right on! Post some more detailed thoughts when appropriate so people can get a perspective from someone other than myself or kc who both ski coastal snow.


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  34. I noticed that K108ís didnít make that list....

    I noticed that K108ís didnít make that list. [emoji6]

    The 104 Free is really a well balance quiver-of-one ski. Picked up a 191 from a mag for my buddy and he now thins he doesnít need an M102...
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    If I can run back to my truck and swap skis at...

    If I can run back to my truck and swap skis at lunch, sure. Quivers are fun. Mine is ridiculous. Itís more like a demo fleet right now.

    However, if I traveled to ski, that magical all-around...
  36. Thatís pretty cool...what a year! You still...

    Thatís pretty cool...what a year!

    You still have those 105 LPís? Did they ever get mounted? If you plan on keeping those, there is probably no need for a Katana 108.


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    I agree with you what you have described above....

    I agree with you what you have described above. The new 106 is a good ski...for all the reasons you laid out above. I get why you like it.

    What is funny, is that if the ski didnít have the the...
  38. Snow in the PNW 20-21: We may have Corona but Corona doesn't have us!

    I had such a good time on the Shiros on Thursday I decided to do a repeat. They offer so much float that the crust just disappears. Plus they noodles around in the trees as good or better than the...
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    Yeah, it just doesnít feel as quiet and stable at...

    Yeah, it just doesnít feel as quiet and stable at speed to me. I felt like it was not sucking up the irregularities in the snow like the old one...but you can ski it fast.

    I kept thinking that I...
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    2020-21 Cochise 106

    Yeah, with the Rustler 11 in the lineup, itís like they were trying to avoid overlap and keep the ski unique. When the Cochise first came into being, I thought I read it was created as a narrower...
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    2020-21 Cochise 106

    Not as smeary and loose as the first version. Still a big mountain crusher (as you likely know) but more like a comp ski. The original was a charger with a playful and almost forgiving side. When...
  42. Snow in the PNW 20-21: We may have Corona but Corona doesn't have us!

    So good and so deep today at Stevens. It snowed all day long with cold temps and free refills in the afternoon. 193 Shiros were the weapon of choice and perfect for conditions.

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    But isnít that how all ski tests and demo day...

    But isnít that how all ski tests and demo day impressions work? You get a couple runs on a fairly new ski and base your impressions on that experience?

    I own and enjoy a few Blizzard skis. Spent...
  44. One more time tomorrow? 370997

    One more time tomorrow?
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  45. Yeah...you really aren't the target skier for the...

    Yeah...you really aren't the target skier for the current Enforcer line, although the 88 and 94 (revised 93) might surprise you. You don't drive the Enforcers, but rather use a more neutral stance,...
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    It's funny that you bring an Enforcer into the...

    It's funny that you bring an Enforcer into the conversation. I was trying really hard to not say "They Enforcer-ized the Cochise...but forgot to keep a hint of forgiveness". The 185 Cochise 106 is...
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    I spent a few hours on my new Cochise 106 today. ...

    I spent a few hours on my new Cochise 106 today. Here are some very preliminary thoughts...

    Skier Info: 5' 8"...about 200-lbs right now (yeah for COVID weight!); 47-yo...skiing since age 5; Boots...
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    So, this happened today... 370910

    So, this happened today...

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  49. Snow in the PNW 20-21: We may have Corona but Corona doesn't have us!

    Finding up to 18Ē+ pockets at the High-2 resort today. Not quite enough in the trees to really enjoy them, though. Have had some really great runs on the Shiros today...

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    Haha...you guys didnít even ask if they are RES...

    Haha...you guys didnít even ask if they are RES and what year...

    Iím guessing first year of RES?
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