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    Totally possible to re-use a 220-240V dryer/oven...

    Totally possible to re-use a 220-240V dryer/oven plug to charge your EV (just check circuit's max amps for safety). The obvious downside is that your garage is not always proximate to your...
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    I'd forget and slam the door shut with the step...

    I'd forget and slam the door shut with the step still installed, and end up permanently bending all the important door latch parts.

    Basically, this device is more clever than I am.
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    Dang. That sure is melting fast.

    Dang. That sure is melting fast.
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    I'm here to echo the comments recommending an EV...

    I'm here to echo the comments recommending an EV for commuting. I love my Chevy Bolt EV, and it's saving me over $100/month in gas. You can get a used Nissan Leaf for under $10,000USD, but know that...
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    https://www.thule.com/en-us/us/sport-rack/rooftop-...

    https://www.thule.com/en-us/us/sport-rack/rooftop-cargo-carriers
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    If you're worried, carry on the boots on the way...

    If you're worried, carry on the boots on the way to the ski trip, but please check the stinky boots on the way home.

    Most airlines count [boot bag + ski bag] as a single bag. There's a lot of...
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    Generally in this era, skis had a toe line...

    Generally in this era, skis had a toe line marking and then you just mounted the heel to appropriate BSL. There usually was no midsole indicator.
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    Eat a sammich and hit the gym?

    Eat a sammich and hit the gym?
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    Marker only offers a 3 year warranty on bindings....

    Marker only offers a 3 year warranty on bindings. At least you were not injured.

    Even the strongest bindings will break sometimes. I managed to snap the 1/2 inch solid steel toe height...
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    No problem. Drill with narrow bit (3.5mm, not...

    No problem.
    Drill with narrow bit (3.5mm, not 4.1mm). Pull the old plugs. Be sure to hand tighten the new bindings so you don't over-torque.
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    +1
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    Tell us you're building a ski chair?

    Tell us you're building a ski chair?
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    I see what you did there.

    I see what you did there.
  14. https://www.backcountry.com/salomon-sth-2-wtr-13-s...

    https://www.backcountry.com/salomon-sth-2-wtr-13-ski-binding
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    PTEX occurs before stone grinding. The stone...

    PTEX occurs before stone grinding. The stone cleans up the mess and gets everything flat.

    In general, I would say that summer wax is cheap, easy, and can't hurt anything. But in this case no...
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    Is this for cycling? Why not get a bike-specific...

    Is this for cycling? Why not get a bike-specific jacket? They're cut with longer tail, longer arms, and (usually) no hood.
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    Trying to make a Chrysler product reliable is a...

    Trying to make a Chrysler product reliable is a fool's errnad. Stop falling for the sunk cost fallacy. Dump this lunker and get a more reliable vehicle.
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    One could argue that the "100% satisfaction...

    One could argue that the "100% satisfaction guarantee" lifetime return policy existed 14 years ago when you bought the bike.

    If REI wants to change the rules on purchases going forward, that's...
  19. If you get epoxy into the threads of your insert,...

    If you get epoxy into the threads of your insert, wait for the whole thing to dry, then chase the threads with a metric tap/die set.
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    How does this work when I'm using a torque wrench...

    How does this work when I'm using a torque wrench on bikes? Is it assumed that bike bolts are greased or anti-siezed?
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    I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess that you're...

    I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess that you're a bachelor?
    My wife is very handy, enjoys working with tools, but she would not be cool with a cordless drill permanently moving into the kitchen.
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    I'm a firm believer that 1) No security system is...

    I'm a firm believer that 1) No security system is perfect, and 2) If you make your security easy to use, you'll actually use it.

    Picked up a bunch of Kwikset-style reprogrammable padlocks for our...
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    Somebody please buy this 4x4 Diesel...

    Somebody please buy this 4x4 Diesel at government surplus auction and turn it into a baller house truck.

    https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=Main.Item&itemid=4176&acctid=8445

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    Compare for yourself. Download the PDF and toggle...

    Compare for yourself. Download the PDF and toggle layers on/off to experiment
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Zc7iGpOPEgh3TSwkf1eQxnB2WsWUsvnf
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    Seems clever. Boot prevents bindings from coming...

    Seems clever. Boot prevents bindings from coming off the ski. I would be concerned about losing a binding piece in the snow during a nasty wreck.
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    Hawt

    Hawt
  27. They only work with for hostage plates. Do not...

    They only work with for hostage plates. Do not buy.
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    You talkin' 'bout the wormscrew on the first-gen...

    You talkin' 'bout the wormscrew on the first-gen STH heel?

    Any metric thread sizer should do the trick.
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    I don't believe the Shift mounting pattern has...

    I don't believe the Shift mounting pattern has been released for internet consumption yet.
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    You can order replacement keys from Thule. I...

    You can order replacement keys from Thule.
    I personally have no preference between Thule vs. Yakima, but it makes sense to pick one company and stick with them for compatibility and key-convenience.
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    Sticky: I presume you're looking for a Superloop...

    I presume you're looking for a Superloop template?

    This old forum post may be helpful.
  32. Patagonia has repaired two pieces for me in the...

    Patagonia has repaired two pieces for me in the past year (down sweater and a onesie.) They did repairs for free and mailed it back at their expense.

    Who cares if it's trendy. That's great...
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    People lock their skis? I just put mine next to a...

    People lock their skis? I just put mine next to a pair with Kingpins and go order a pitcher at lunch.
  34. Swap the wheels. The extra clearance that you get...

    Swap the wheels. The extra clearance that you get from 700c will provide space for fenders, and/or wider cushier tiers. You'll have better wheel options, better tire options, and a softer ride.
  35. K2 Telemark skis came with inserts for a while....

    K2 Telemark skis came with inserts for a while. But limited binding options.

    It's a chicken/egg issue. No store wants to stock skis that only work with one binding. And no binding mfg wants to...
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    PSA: Ice USA poles for sale

    Someone selling Ice USA ski poles on Seattle Craigslist. I have no association with the seller, but I know some folks love these poles....
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    Got trapped at Stevens Pass on Sunday 2/25. No...

    Got trapped at Stevens Pass on Sunday 2/25. No traffic moving in either direction from ~Noon-5pm.

    Lifts didn't open until 11am, and most folks headed home before they even got started. Upper...
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    Right!?!

    Right!?!
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    Crystal was great today. Northway and Throne open...

    Crystal was great today. Northway and Throne open by around 10:30, Southback by noon.

    Parking and lift lines were disaster. But it was worth it.
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    There is no "guide rail" for the STH14 toe. ...

    There is no "guide rail" for the STH14 toe.

    Post a photo of your problem.
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    Length impacts materials/manufacturing cost in...

    Length impacts materials/manufacturing cost in skis. Same is true of clothing and sleeping bags. But manufacturers rarely pass the cost along to consumers.

    Why? Because their competitors don't.
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    That's marketing speak for "failed to find...

    That's marketing speak for "failed to find startup capital for initial manufacturing run."
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    Many of the narrower skis available at...

    Many of the narrower skis available at non-specialty retailers (ie: REI) are not just narrow skis. They're beginner skis. They're made with lower quality materials. They have smaller turn radii. They...
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    Useful as a fore/aft balance tool. Useless for...

    Useful as a fore/aft balance tool. Useless for having fun.
  45. Yeah, KR2 is more upright than the original...

    Yeah, KR2 is more upright than the original Krypton shells. They're both adjustable, so there's a lot of overlap. But the KR2 max fwd lean is not as agro as the o.g. Krypton.
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    Sticky: ^ Marker M31 has automatic toe height adjustment....

    ^ Marker M31 has automatic toe height adjustment. There is no need for you to manually adjust your AFD.

    The rear forward pressure (boot sole length) adjustment is still necessary though.

    This...
  47. Double check AFD/toe height adjustment. Double...

    Double check AFD/toe height adjustment. Double check rear forward pressure.
    Here's the Marker shop manual where you can confirm settings.

    It's also possible, but unlikely, that your bindings...
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    If you found a ski you love, buy another pair...

    If you found a ski you love, buy another pair used. They're very popular so it should be easy to source on CL or ebay.
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    Wife sent greasy gore-tex jacket to the dry...

    Wife sent greasy gore-tex jacket to the dry cleaners. It came back looking new. Sprayed on new nikwax afterward and everything seemed to work out ok.
  50. IIRC, with this era of Salomon Demos, you can: -...

    IIRC, with this era of Salomon Demos, you can:
    - Remove toe screws. Remove standard Salomon toe piece from the demo track. Find short screws. Mount toe piece as if it were a standard binding.
    -...
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