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    Great video showing the “backwards bicycle”...

    Great video showing the “backwards bicycle” absorption in an animation mid way through.

    https://youtu.be/8jlRPwHlfMc
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    Feel bad that you are running into such issues...

    Feel bad that you are running into such issues getting a competent stone grind. Usually a tech will measure with a true bar, maybe even mark with a marker high areas so that’s it’s quicker to see if...
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    Probably a case of poorly dressed stone or not...

    Probably a case of poorly dressed stone or not enough passes I’m sure. Is the second place who actually has a true bar doing more passes on them now?

    I’ve had my latest set of skis that were...
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    I’m replacing the factory liners on Atomic Hawx...

    I’m replacing the factory liners on Atomic Hawx Ultra 130 with 100 days on them and also was looking at Intuition liners. Pro Tongue will be stiffer than the stock liner and they recommend boot...
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    Yes, the mount is exactly an inch/2.5cm back from...

    Yes, the mount is exactly an inch/2.5cm back from an Enforcer 100 mount as the MB 90Ti is a pretty traditional 11cm back from center. I skied the 99Ti on it’s 11cm back recommenced and up a bit on...
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    Stone grind, edges and wax usually run around...

    Stone grind, edges and wax usually run around $50-70 Canadian at most shops around here. I just get the $20 stone grind only and do the rest myself as I’ve got all the gear and enjoy doing it.
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    Yes, those are edge high and would ski exactly...

    Yes, those are edge high and would ski exactly how you’re describing them! Simple stone grind to flatten and touch up the edges and you’re golden. Mention to the shop that they seem to be base high...
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    I’ve yet to have a pair of skis that didn’t need...

    I’ve yet to have a pair of skis that didn’t need at least a few passes on the stone grinder and a touch up of the edges before they were close to their potential. Some were skiable, some were down...
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    277021277022 Use a true bar, plastic wax...

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    Use a true bar, plastic wax scrapper or metal scrapper on its edge and have light on the other side and check for light coming through. The pic is showing edge high or light coming...
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    You tested with a true bar with light behind tip...

    You tested with a true bar with light behind tip to tail and then tried running a flat file across the bases to check edges? Then check that the base bevel at 1 degree and see if areas were higher...
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    Still think the ski is edge high as my last pair...

    Still think the ski is edge high as my last pair of Enforcer 93 were the same as you described. Measured edge high but decided to try and ski them anyway after retuning the edges and skied harder...
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    Always at least check the edges with a mill...

    Always at least check the edges with a mill basterd file lying flat on a 45 degree angle to prevent it from bending and pull it from tip to tail to see if any edge areas catch the file. Work that...
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    Sounds like the ski is edge high especially in...

    Sounds like the ski is edge high especially in the tip and tail area. Check base flatness with a true bar and if it’s off, it might need a stone grind and reset of the edges.

    I’ve yet to have a...
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    I’ve got Attack 13 on all my skis as they are...

    I’ve got Attack 13 on all my skis as they are light, have a low stand height and you can always find them on a deal so they are a great value. I’m just a little lighter than you and have never had a...
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    First time I’ve seen someone not impressed with...

    First time I’ve seen someone not impressed with the Mindbender 90Ti. Found it a lighter, more playful Enforcer 93 and a lighter, quicker edge to edge 99Ti. The 99Ti definitely better better in crud...
  16. Was just going to post a PSA about their sale...

    Was just going to post a PSA about their sale starting today. I’m only a few hours from them and have bought about 20 pairs of skis/bindings from them. Got a pair of Enforcer 93/Attack2 13 from them...
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    Detune with a file and gummy from the tip and...

    Detune with a file and gummy from the tip and tail right up to the first contact points. With the bindings brake secured, lay the skis on a flat surface to see where the the ski contact points start...
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    I’d keep the Wildcat 108 on order and actually...

    I’d keep the Wildcat 108 on order and actually try it out before making any decisions. All accounts point to the Wildcat 108 being similar to the Bibby’s stability yet quicker edge to edge of course...
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    Came across this Moment video of the new Wildcat...

    Came across this Moment video of the new Wildcat 108. Wow!

    https://youtu.be/bhvZOTWbXgQ
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    Tip on adjusting toe height of any binding that...

    Tip on adjusting toe height of any binding that can adjust is to place the boot in the binding and then pull back on the back of the boot to try and “wheelie” the boot toe. THEN place the business...
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    Corbetts usually has their Spring sale starting...

    Corbetts usually has their Spring sale starting soon and usually skis are 40% off(currently 20% off) so that ski should be another $100 US or so cheaper if it’s the same this year.

    2020 skis like...
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    That’s been the rumour but I had SkiEssentials...

    That’s been the rumour but I had SkiEssentials weigh and 2019 and 2020 Rustler 10(in 172cm) and they were within a few grams. I tried the 2020 at a demo booth in Ontario Canada and the reps knew...
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    Rustler 10 is a fun, playful ski but not great in...

    Rustler 10 is a fun, playful ski but not great in crud, super stable or very damp. Would be great if it was a bit stiffer and a heavier to cure that and that’s exactly what the Enforcer 104 Free is....
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    Have about 250k vertical on them and love them....

    Have about 250k vertical on them and love them. Just what you want-a more fun and playful Enforcer 100 with a slightly more forgiving flex. Tail even easier to pivot/smear in tight places and unreal...
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    Exact same weights on the Sheeva 10 and Rustler...

    Exact same weights on the Sheeva 10 and Rustler 10 in the 164cm so I think they are the same.
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    2250 grams in the 190cm yes. Should rip as it’s...

    2250 grams in the 190cm yes. Should rip as it’s the same weight as the old Bibby but should have lower tip/tail swing weight with the semi cap construction now on the Wildcats.

    Very similar to my...
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    The non tour Wildcat 108 is going to have the...

    The non tour Wildcat 108 is going to have the same dimensions as the 108 tour but is going to be a heavier lay up than even the regular 116/118 Wildcat(2000 grams in the 184cm) so it will actually be...
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    Current 180cm Brahma Mount is 11.1cm back from...

    Current 180cm Brahma Mount is 11.1cm back from center/77.7cm from the tail and the Rustler 9 180cm mount is 7.7cm back from center/81.4cm from the tail.
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    The rec mount on the Rustler 9 is more forward of...

    The rec mount on the Rustler 9 is more forward of the lines on the Brahma and I assume Bushwacker so I’d stay at the line for the best compromise of stable/playful. Works well there.

    I’d only go...
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    Find the Rustler series are not super fussy with...

    Find the Rustler series are not super fussy with mounts and you can move them forward or back a cm or two without upsetting the balance too much. More forward of the line like the FWT pros do will...
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    I’m the same height as you but you have 10lbs on...

    I’m the same height as you but you have 10lbs on me and I ski the 180cm Rustler 9. Great ski for trees and bumps! Will be more solid underfoot than the Bushwacker and hard snow grip is quite good on...
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    When I say “everyone complains about stability at...

    When I say “everyone complains about stability at speed” on the Rustler 10 I’m talking about every review that has been written about that ski who mentions how it’s fun and playful it is but not so...
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    Flexed the 180cm, skied it too and didn’t seem...

    Flexed the 180cm, skied it too and didn’t seem any different. Skied like “I wish they did add 150grams so it was closer to 2000 grams and wouldn’t get bucked around in crud so much”. Lol

    Rep also...
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    Thought that too and told the reps that I’ve...

    Thought that too and told the reps that I’ve heard this from a few people. 3 reps said it was unchanged and even had Ski Essentials weigh a 2020 vs 2019 single 172cm ski(only ones they had around)...
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    I buy A LOT of skis from Corbetts.com as they are...

    I buy A LOT of skis from Corbetts.com as they are close to me and asked if they were getting any in before next season. They just got in 6 pairs in last week and grabbed a pair for myself based on...
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    Tried out a few 2020 skis for a few runs...

    Tried out a few 2020 skis for a few runs yesterday. I’m 6’2”/175.

    K2 Mindbender 90Ti and 99Ti in 184cm-Very easy to ski but solid and damp feeling. Traditional mount but had them moved a few cm...
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    As others have said, Moment skis are 1/1 from the...

    As others have said, Moment skis are 1/1 from the factory and are detuned to the contact point. I will gummy stone if I hit anything and then only sharpen the side edge in the contact area and never...
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    Exactly! Find the PB&J is nice and surfy on soft...

    Exactly! Find the PB&J is nice and surfy on soft snow and very good through crud but because of the long rocker and how I find you usually have to detune up to the contact point, you don’t have a ton...
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    The Rustler 10 is softer and lighter than either...

    The Rustler 10 is softer and lighter than either one and the binding mount a bit further back too. Rustler 10 getting a thicker core next year to beef it up though.
    The Rustler 9 though would...
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    Guess I got the wrong info and only the Rustler...

    Guess I got the wrong info and only the Rustler 10 gets the thicker core to add more weight next year. The Rustler 9 just gets to be the color green. Lol

    I doubt the Rustler 9 you tested would...
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    Have the Rustler 9s myself and there has been...

    Have the Rustler 9s myself and there has been quite a few skis including mine that had some tune issues(base high usually) from the factory and once I got a base grind, their stability hugely...
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    Same price $699.99 in Canadian dollars at Monod...

    Same price $699.99 in Canadian dollars at Monod Sports and $649.99 for the 90ti. Skiing in Banff right now and they had them on the floor and have sold some already. “Everyone eager for the 108ti...
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    Another one curious about Wildcat 108 changes to...

    Another one curious about Wildcat 108 changes to make more damp and approximate weights.
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    Perfect timing so people know this ski is coming...

    Perfect timing so people know this ski is coming out and not “settle” for an Enforcer Free 104 or 110 etc
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    “Currently working on a regular Wildcat 108 for...

    “Currently working on a regular Wildcat 108 for testing”

    -Moment team rider yesterday on Newschoolers.

    Great news!!
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    “Currently working on a regular Wildcat 108 for...

    “Currently working on a regular Wildcat 108 for testing”

    -Moment pro rider on Newschoolers.

    Yeah!!!!
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    The Attack 11 has a less beefy heel piece to save...

    The Attack 11 has a less beefy heel piece to save weight and it’s heel stand height is higher than the Attack2 13 which may cause issues ramp issues. Made for light weight beginners and that’s it. ...
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    What are the changes to the Rustler 10 for next...

    What are the changes to the Rustler 10 for next year?
    Think it would make a good ski great if it was better at higher speed and heavier.
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    Had the Rustler 9s out today in firmer conditions...

    Had the Rustler 9s out today in firmer conditions and they were great. Have them sharp tip/tail with a 1/3 tune and they aren’t catchy at all. Pivot when you want and great grip on edge.

    Brahma...
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    PSA-Saw a pair of 2018 188cm PB&J listed with 5...

    PSA-Saw a pair of 2018 188cm PB&J listed with 5 days on them that were originally mounted for Attacks at 315mm on Reno NV Craigslist for $400.
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