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  1. And to think it takes me 30-40 minutes to switch...

    And to think it takes me 30-40 minutes to switch tires.


    https://youtu.be/aHSUp7msCIE
  2. Yup. My first thought when I saw that photo was...

    Yup. My first thought when I saw that photo was that Sam Smoothy is an even badder ass than I thought. What a set of cojones to ski Marker.

    ... Thom
  3. Payment sent. Thanks !!!

    Payment sent. Thanks !!!
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  6. No stink foot here ... never molded & never used...

    No stink foot here ... never molded & never used ;-)
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    Mark & mount the heel. Mark and drill one toe...

    Mark & mount the heel.
    Mark and drill one toe hole (one of the two closest to the heel piece).
    Temporarily install the toe with one screw and click the boot in place. The mounted boot...
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    Funny, my initial reaction to the monolink toe...

    Funny, my initial reaction to the monolink toe was also positive (fewer parts). Then, I went into my "special place" and FUD crept in. We're good now ;-)

    In case you missed it, the Xenic...
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    This raises my confidence level (given that my...

    This raises my confidence level (given that my concerns were likely unfounded in the first place :rolleyes:).

    ... Thom
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    Yeah, it seems as if it would work like Dynafit...

    Yeah, it seems as if it would work like Dynafit Power Towers. I'm not sure if the toes are mirror imaged however.

    @Summit is the only one I'm aware of on this thread who has ATKs with monolink...
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    So l was really big on the Crests, and when it...

    So l was really big on the Crests, and when it came time to pull the trigger last Spring, I went with tried and true Plum Guides.

    What sketched me out was ATK's new monolink toe design, initially...
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    I used an early version of that binding. It was...

    I used an early version of that binding. It was after getting a bad sprain on some 3-pin bindings with leather, lace up boots in the mid-90s.

    After changing over to Scarpa plastic boots I decided...
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    I get where you're coming from. Carbon bike forks...

    I get where you're coming from. Carbon bike forks give me the creeps.

    Seems as if light weight + lots of metal means giving up fine adjustable lateral and vertical release, which is ok for many,...
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    As do the Vipecs and Tectons (look plasticy). ...

    As do the Vipecs and Tectons (look plasticy). Lots of composites.

    ... Thom
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    Nice ... Looks suspiciously like a...

    Nice ...

    Looks suspiciously like a Plum/Dynafit toe hole pattern.

    ... Thom
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    Yeah, those too. I'm left my Hakkas on one...

    Yeah, those too.

    I'm left my Hakkas on one Summer. They had 39K miles on them and I figured I'd use up what was left for the helluvit.

    I checked them about 5k miles into the Summer, and I...
  18. The answer to correctly adjusting the AFD height...

    The answer to correctly adjusting the AFD height is indeed in this thread.

    Persist and you'll be rewarded ;-)

    ... Thom
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    I knew he'd cave ;-)

    I knew he'd cave ;-)
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    That's Blizzaks fer ya. Get Hakkas next time. ...

    That's Blizzaks fer ya. Get Hakkas next time. You're welcome ;-)

    ... Thom
  21. (fixed my user-id) ... Dubnik 1 M Gray...

    (fixed my user-id) ...

    Dubnik 1 M Gray
    waxloaf 1 S Red
    doebedoe 2 M Gray/Crimson
    N1CK 2 Large Gray/Crimson
    SorryBro 1 M Purple
    metaltrilogy 1 M Purple 1 M Crimson
    2FUNKY 1 L Crimson...
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    I'm finding my standard 104s ski a bit short as...

    I'm finding my standard 104s ski a bit short as well. I notice it mostly when I take them inbounds, in harder snow (tip wander).

    I currently have them mounted with Vipecs as well, although they...
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    I'm curious what you prefer about your Yetis over...

    I'm curious what you prefer about your Yetis over the CD 104Ls. I remember your comments about your wider (Fritschi) crampons sucking, but nothing about the skis.

    BTW, with limited time this...
  24. In case my earlier post was missed, I'll...

    In case my earlier post was missed, I'll volunteer to put this in a spreadsheet for download from my server (after the cutoff).

    Everyone can download/verify for errors/omissions.

    Just lemme...
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    Bumping ... just because. Rambling Jack 115s...

    Bumping ... just because.

    Rambling Jack 115s have my attention.

    ... Thom
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    Yeah. That pisses me off, 'coz he'll be that...

    Yeah. That pisses me off, 'coz he'll be that much more motivated for the ALCS if the Astros beat the Rays ;-)

    ... Thom
  27. Yeah, I have such fat fingers on a phone keypad...

    Yeah, I have such fat fingers on a phone keypad ;-)

    site:https://tetongravity.com/forums repair core shot

    Here's one. It doesn't cover the patch technique, but the metalgrip method is well...
  28. ^^^ This ^^^

    ^^^ This ^^^
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    I don't have my scorecard handy ;-)

    I don't have my scorecard handy ;-)
  30. After cutoff is reached, I'd be happy to convert...

    After cutoff is reached, I'd be happy to convert the final list into a spreadsheet for Micol, put it out in my server so y'all can review it for errors and omissions.

    I'll watch this thread.
    ...
  31. Assuming no edge damage, maggot @alpinord's video...

    Assuming no edge damage, maggot @alpinord's video covers minor core shots.

    If no core shot, skip the first metalgrip layer.

    https://youtu.be/tTBuXIpEiIg
    Couldn't find @Tuco's awesome thread (I...
  32. I'm not seeing core material (at least on a smart...

    I'm not seeing core material (at least on a smart phone screen), so it looks like a normal base repair.

    ... Thom
  33. ^^^ QFT ^^^ Might as well get plug boots and...

    ^^^ QFT ^^^

    Might as well get plug boots and Alpine Trekers ;-)
  34. 187 GPO w/Wardens (maybe The Ski instead?) 182...

    187 GPO w/Wardens (maybe The Ski instead?)

    182 UL GPO w/Kreuzespitz GTs or Plum Gides.

    Both with veneer (of course)!

    If I got to ski some Moments, then Wildcat 109 & Wildcat Tour 116 might...
  35. You been drinking too much beer? You're tall,...

    You been drinking too much beer?

    You're tall, but lanky. We need to get out together this Winter.

    ... Thom
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    Sarcasm? If not, I'd like to see your sorry...

    Sarcasm?

    If not, I'd like to see your sorry ass step into the batter's box while Justin Verlander is throwing 98mph BBs.

    You wouldn't get the bat off your shoulder let alone make contact, and...
  37. Thanks. At 5'9" and 165Lbs. combined with yours...

    Thanks. At 5'9" and 165Lbs. combined with yours and @N1CK's comments, it sounds like medium to me. If base layers are baggy life sucks.

    ... Thom
  38. I'm in for two - preference for one red, and one...

    I'm in for two - preference for one red, and one purple.

    Size medium ???

    Simple design is definitely best (no zippers, thumb holes, etc.).

    I'm ashamed to say that I've never bought any FRS...
  39. Another thing to consider (and you can only do so...

    Another thing to consider (and you can only do so in person and with the liners you'll be using) is how you interact with the boot cuff - whether or not you get shin bang.

    One of my earliest posts...
  40. Yeah, but he magically cut the 120 width "down"...

    Yeah, but he magically cut the 120 width "down" to 130 wide.
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    Tech Talk JONG.

    Tech Talk JONG.
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    Let the good folks know the size, asking price,...

    Let the good folks know the size, asking price, and since you'd prefer to sell locally, where you're located.
  43. My Automatic182cm 109s are within a few grams of...

    My Automatic182cm 109s are within a few grams of my MAP Carbon GPOs (flex 4, nylon top sheet). Both are right at 8.9Lbs.

    I'd part with my Autos and Vipec Blacks (mounted for 297 BSL), but I...
  44. Recent Praxis events have been painful to...

    Recent Praxis events have been painful to everything except my checking account ;-)
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    The lightbulb went off for me two years ago. I...

    The lightbulb went off for me two years ago.

    I picked up a pair of 95mm skis and did some on hill testing at A-basin in Spring (slushy) conditions.

    Well, my GPOs did everything better that day ...
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    So are these skis serving mostly inbounds duty? ...

    So are these skis serving mostly inbounds duty? Is that why you're hesitant to go wider?

    If not, you'll be touring in 3D snow in the Winter, so a GPO, Helio 116, Wildcat Tour 116 will serve you...
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    I didn't go through all of their available sizes,...

    I didn't go through all of their available sizes, but you might try Slidewright ...

    https://www.slidewright.com/svst-alpine-binding-screws-10pk.php

    ... Thom
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    ^^^ QFT ^^^ This is why I invariably reach for...

    ^^^ QFT ^^^

    This is why I invariably reach for my 116 underfoot GPOs, for Winter tours.

    The good news is their versatility - they handle less deep snow just fine.

    Whenever I decide to leave...
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    Just buy the 107 Backlands that @1000oaks has on...

    Just buy the 107 Backlands that @1000oaks has on gear swap and call it done.

    ... Thom
  50. You'd be fine. Just look at some of Splat's...

    You'd be fine. Just look at some of Splat's Swiss Cheese projects.

    ... Thom
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