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  1. Thread: FS Kid boots

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    PM sent on both.

    PM sent on both.
  2. Thread: Help a mag out

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    Linked page from the first post says it's not...

    Linked page from the first post says it's not taking any more donations.
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    I have the 9D8s and am a big fan. Very...

    I have the 9D8s and am a big fan. Very maneuverable and predictable skis. I also have wider skis, which, given our last 5 winters and parenthood sprinkled on top, have gotten less use.
  4. Poll: If you install inserts, screw down binding, and...

    If you install inserts, screw down binding, and never check it for the ski season, then yes, it's a thing. But if that's the case, why bother fucking with inserts in the first place. They're best for...
  5. Poll: I buy too many skis, although that's a theory...

    I buy too many skis, although that's a theory that some will say isn't possible, and perhaps I'm channeling my wife here, but to get on point, -- I use inserts in every pair so I don't have to buy...
  6. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Echoing -- the series is excellent on many...

    Echoing -- the series is excellent on many counts, from entertainment to stoke to decision-making chatter to mountain high blather. And of course, the appearance of 22D's Lynx 2-pin telemark binding...
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    Unforgotten - great recommendation, thanks.

    Unforgotten - great recommendation, thanks.
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    My shitty recollection says it's about 0.2 lb per...

    My shitty recollection says it's about 0.2 lb per pair.


    Shorter. It's the base length, so when you add curvature, the tip-to-tail straight pull measurement is less. My best guess is that you're...
  9. Thread: Praxis Rx

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    Brilliant. I just ordered a pair.

    Brilliant. I just ordered a pair.
  10. At least that's what the other party heard.

    At least that's what the other party heard.
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    Skinny Rx, #4 flex, 183 cm ordered. Yippee kiyay....

    Skinny Rx, #4 flex, 183 cm ordered. Yippee kiyay.


    The SND is really fun in those conditions. Hard to buy skinny sticks when you can get an Rx for the same price, but they justify themselves...
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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
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    Obvious question - you aren't driving each screw...

    Obvious question - you aren't driving each screw all the way in before moving to the next? If you are, just start them a little until each bites, then drive them down.

    I agree re rescue inserts...
  14. Exps have been sold.

    Exps have been sold.
  15. Bump because Exps come with G3 Scala skins.

    Bump because Exps come with G3 Scala skins.
  16. Tychoons are sold.

    Tychoons are sold.
  17. spring ski sale - Praxis Exp and ON3P Tychoon

    Praxis Exp - custom: ash veneer, maple-ash carbon core, #4 stiffness.
    183 cm
    Binding Freedom inserts for 22D bindings - mp 307mm
    1780 and 1785 grams
    bases have only minor scratches
    $300 plus...
  18. I defer to others re best boot/binding...

    I defer to others re best boot/binding combination for racing the GT. Some comments on tech tele -

    The guy who came out with that binding deserves a shit ton of credit for making telemark light...
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    The past two years, I've been on a few un-TGR...

    The past two years, I've been on a few un-TGR skis -- the 9D, SND, 9D8, and Exp. For sunny days where there is spring slush and areas that aren't quite slushy enough, the SND was fantastic. So fast...
  20. It may have been an issue with small Crispi...

    It may have been an issue with small Crispi boots:

    https://www.earnyourturns.com/35137/crispi-ntn-duckbutts-come-up-short/
  21. PM sent on SNDs.

    PM sent on SNDs.
  22. Horrible news. Way too young. Sorry for your...

    Horrible news. Way too young. Sorry for your loss; I'd bet the ranch he knew how very much you loved him.
  23. Very fun ski, esp. for spring conditions. Light...

    Very fun ski, esp. for spring conditions. Light but not toothpicks (at least not with the heavy core).
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    PM coming.

    PM coming.
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    Yes, they work very well, though generally, I see...

    Yes, they work very well, though generally, I see no reason to distinguish between alpine and tele skis. IMHO, it's better to distinguish among skiing styles for selecting skis.

    My experience is...
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    Just spent 6 days on some 9Ds skiing east coast...

    Just spent 6 days on some 9Ds skiing east coast stuff in the Mt. Mansfield State Forest area -- from windblown creamy goodness in the trees to icy bumps at nearby resorts. That is one super fun ski...
  27. Agreed. Looks tight but will work.

    Agreed. Looks tight but will work.
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    way to get after it; count me jealous. high...

    way to get after it; count me jealous. high pressure here all week - cramponed up refrozen hell and definitely not mon-fri.
  29. Hardman Double Bubble 24-hour epoxy (the blue) is...

    Hardman Double Bubble 24-hour epoxy (the blue) is also the shit. You can get it reasonably cheap in bulk from the Epoxy Source. Well, somewhat spendy is probably more accurate than reasonably cheap,...
  30. If the epoxy hasn't cured yet, I've used the...

    If the epoxy hasn't cured yet, I've used the two-nut lock method to drive the insert flush with the ski. Sometimes I can't use the BF tool to drive the insert to the bottom -- too much epoxy is...
  31. If you have spinners, you may have overtapped and...

    If you have spinners, you may have overtapped and destroyed the threads. After tapping and driving insert, it should hit bottom of threads and stop spinning (ideally flush or just below flush with...
  32. Again, I can only speak for Alaska -- generally,...

    Again, I can only speak for Alaska -- generally, the assets either one acquires during the marriage are considered marital property and will be divided 50-50, and I'm pretty sure that's true...
  33. Not a divorce attorney and never been divorced,...

    Not a divorce attorney and never been divorced, but to put muted's question another way -- rules vary among states. In Alaska (and I imagine lots of other states), the rules have a formula for...
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    Two locals here would say the same, one with the...

    Two locals here would say the same, one with the CD114 and one with the CD104 -- both are fun to ski and impressively handle versatile conditions. I'm waiting for some Lynx bindings to mount up my...
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    Well I'll chime in for the Rx since I haven't...

    Well I'll chime in for the Rx since I haven't skied a GPO, Q, or Protest (but yes to the Wootest). The Rx is a fantastic ski for powder and resort chop. It floats well, it's stable and damp, and...
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    The Exp should be in that consideration, which I...

    The Exp should be in that consideration, which I have in the heavy core with carbon. Still weighs under 7 lb, long effective edge for hard snow, stiff and damp for chattery conditions, and very quick...
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    Word. Rx, 9D8, and Exp make a fantastic 3-ski...

    Word. Rx, 9D8, and Exp make a fantastic 3-ski quiver. Exp may buck convention though.
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    Early season thoughts: 9D8 - 185 cm - heavy...

    Early season thoughts:

    9D8 - 185 cm - heavy core with carbon, #4 flex, birds eye veneer
    Me - 190ish lb - 10+ years of sucking on telemark gear, 45-70 days per year, now using Outlaw X bindings.
    ...
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    Can't say it's the correct template for Marker...

    Can't say it's the correct template for Marker Free, but this helped me out:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/300820-Marker-7-0-paper-template
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    Or, you can just drive it in flush from where it...

    Or, you can just drive it in flush from where it is.

    Or, the threads may be fine, so just back out screws carefully, re-reglue, drive screws all the way in.

    If you don't want to go with the...
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    The only thing I'd add is that, when that...

    The only thing I'd add is that, when that happened to me recently with some Dynafit bindings and their annoying Torx screws, I had to use a t-handle driver to finish the job and it was only a matter...
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    All 22D said was: "Direct orders expected to ship...

    All 22D said was: "Direct orders expected to ship early December." And those come after shipments to fill orders made at retail stores.
  43. Thread: G3 skins

    by dschane
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    I have 3 pairs and few complaints, esp. with...

    I have 3 pairs and few complaints, esp. with tip/tail connecting systems and glue. Could use better traction in icy conditions, but couldn't we all. And the trimming tool is far superior to BD's...
  44. Yeah, the exact exchange rate is $115.50 for 100...

    Yeah, the exact exchange rate is $115.50 for 100 euros, but Paypal is charging $119 for 100 euros. I think Thom is right that that's pretty good.
  45. The Contour folks apparently found the perfect...

    The Contour folks apparently found the perfect skin cutter and have re-branded it, but christ, it ain't cheap.
  46. Nice flip, old or young fart. Final bump for...

    Nice flip, old or young fart.

    Final bump for final hours before the order goes in . . . .
  47. Bump for anyone on the sidelines. We're going to...

    Bump for anyone on the sidelines. We're going to finalize the group order by COB Monday . . . .
  48. Thom, I just went back through my emails and...

    Thom, I just went back through my emails and that's the right price. Actually, Geo offered the group buyers another 5% off.
  49. I just sent an email to anyone who's expressed...

    I just sent an email to anyone who's expressed interest in the order and who gave me his email address. If you didn't get the email, send me a PM.

    We're at about 15 order this year, so it's...
  50. I'm guessing that's a website snafu. But I'll let...

    I'm guessing that's a website snafu. But I'll let Geo chime in here at some point.
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