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    I would say that the current Cochise is a better...

    I would say that the current Cochise is a better ski than the original. But the Original is a better Cochise. A marriage of those two with slightly better float would be A+.
  2. Yeah I read the OP. It's fucking insane. Beacons...

    Yeah I read the OP. It's fucking insane. Beacons aren't particularly inconvenient to carry. You've identified a problem that doesn't exist.

    Then you offer a series of solutions to god-knows-what...
  3. Make sure you get some that fit. Lots of sole...

    Make sure you get some that fit. Lots of sole shapes out there these days. Not every combo is secure.

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    Sounds good. I'll let you know. What time will...

    Sounds good. I'll let you know. What time will you be starting?

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    Was planning on Eldora Sunday. Might go for a...

    Was planning on Eldora Sunday. Might go for a tour instead if people aren't showing up.
  6. Try asking questions instead of spewing...

    Try asking questions instead of spewing uninformed ideas.
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    And Jerod Mayo. All were 1st team All-Pro...

    And Jerod Mayo. All were 1st team All-Pro stand-up linebackers who retired at 29. All in the last five years. Tough position to play well for long.
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    I have a buddy in Denver who manages orthopedic...

    I have a buddy in Denver who manages orthopedic surgeons. He's at a different hospital but may have some inside info. If you pm me some basic details I'll ask him what he knows and pass it along.
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  9. They ski significantly better than the OG RS's....

    They ski significantly better than the OG RS's. Much closer to being a 1 boot quiver in terms of both fit and flex. It also took more time with a boot fitter to make them work for me.

    I think they...
  10. 1) You can get lots of width. My feet are 106 and...

    1) You can get lots of width. My feet are 106 and 107mm wide in a 26.5. No problem with punches.

    2) There is a boot board (at least that's what I remember)

    3) Not as warm as Scarpas with...
  11. I've got some 177 Nordica Hell 'n Backs in pretty...

    I've got some 177 Nordica Hell 'n Backs in pretty good shape with two sets of holes. $100 shipped?
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    I'll add that when I was younger and skied at my...

    I'll add that when I was younger and skied at my limit more frequently Pivots were clearly better for me. These days my technique is better and ski more smoothly/conservatively and the extra costs of...
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    Some are writing that McDaniels wanted the job,...

    Some are writing that McDaniels wanted the job, but also wanted to completely restructure the organization. Haslam thinks he has some good systems/people in place. They mutually agreed it wasn't a...
  14. There really isn't one answer to your question....

    There really isn't one answer to your question. The best base layer and layering strategy depends on your body, the weather and where you are skiing. You need to figure out what works for you over...
  15. Oh, he does.

    Oh, he does.
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    I was always able to set Looks a bit lower than...

    I was always able to set Looks a bit lower than Salomons.
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    Also, if you were building a roster from scratch,...

    Also, if you were building a roster from scratch, which White QB would you pick over Mahomes, Wilson and Watson?
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    I didn't know Jimmy the Greek was on TGR?

    I didn't know Jimmy the Greek was on TGR?
  19. No skiing related products have failed, for me,...

    No skiing related products have failed, for me, more consistently than "high end" shells. My advice is to buy one you can quickly and easily warranty if you need to. Patagonia, OR, etc...
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    I've got a few more days on my 188 Rustler 11's....

    I've got a few more days on my 188 Rustler 11's. Mostly bad snow plus a little powder on top of refrozen shit. Such and easy yet competent ski. They can feel a little turny on hard snow compared to...
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    Sticky: I think they have a small metal plate for binding...

    I think they have a small metal plate for binding retention.
  22. Dukes/Guardians/F12's can all break. Maybe the...

    Dukes/Guardians/F12's can all break. Maybe the Tyrolias are better but I doubt it. They all make a dead spot in the middle of the ski and add stack height. If I needed a plate binding I'd get...
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    I think I can do next Sunday without the kid.

    I think I can do next Sunday without the kid.
  24. If I was at Vail/BC long enough to get a bit...

    If I was at Vail/BC long enough to get a bit bored I'd check out Aspen Highlands and/or Abasin. Or better yet, I'd go anywhere I could hook up with someone who knows a mountain really well who is...
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    https://noharmspilt.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/fa...

    https://noharmspilt.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/far-side-cartoon.jpg
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    I'm often there on Sat or Sun with a 5 year old....

    I'm often there on Sat or Sun with a 5 year old. Pretty much chained to him though. But I'd show up for a summit if I'm in town.
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    They scored 30 points a game with Tannehill.

    They scored 30 points a game with Tannehill.
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    The Miami-Dade rule didn't allow kids to be sent...

    The Miami-Dade rule didn't allow kids to be sent home. It was simply widely violated. I'm only speculating, but I suspect this happened because the suspension ban wasn't accompanied by any...
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    Like honey, huh? If you say so.

    Like honey, huh? If you say so.
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    Lauded at prep schools. Criminalized in many...

    Lauded at prep schools. Criminalized in many urban schools.
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    I reckon there have been more than a few debates...

    I reckon there have been more than a few debates about whether or not semen is vegan. Dick? Definitely not vegan.
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    They did something like this in Miami-Dade and...

    They did something like this in Miami-Dade and schools reacted by....... "sending kids home" instead of suspending them.

    That said, school suspension are stupid. Look anywhere around the country...
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    Fischer Ranger 99 Ti

    Anybody ski it? The first round of Rangers weren't very good. What about these?
  34. The interpretation of the statistic in the...

    The interpretation of the statistic in the article and your restatement of that interpretation are wrong.



    Yes. That statistic almost certainly tells us more about who takes avy classes than...
  35. Interesting that you should bring this up as this...

    Interesting that you should bring this up as this article had me thinking about some research I've conducted where I've taken on a participant-observer role. Publishing result based on this type of...
  36. You can fully dig out one side and use a probe on...

    You can fully dig out one side and use a probe on the other.
  37. Rossi Black Ops 98 comes in a 190+ length. Moment...

    Rossi Black Ops 98 comes in a 190+ length. Moment PB&J comes in longish length as well I think.
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    Josh Allen looked terrified out there. Watson was...

    Josh Allen looked terrified out there. Watson was cool as a cucumber. The better QB beat the better team.

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  39. Is it touching the rubber behind the flat section...

    Is it touching the rubber behind the flat section that should be touching the AFD? I trimmed some sole rubber with a razor blade to get a clean interface.

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  40. Freeride System Antero II. It has all the shit...

    Freeride System Antero II. It has all the shit you need including light insulation and a well designed hood. None of the crap you don't like a powder skirt or wrist gaiters. Pass in chest pocket...
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    He may not know a goddam thing about a goddam...

    He may not know a goddam thing about a goddam thing, but at least he has opinions.

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  42. This. Go for something around 2000 grams/ski that...

    This. Go for something around 2000 grams/ski that compliments the Enforcers by being quicker and more maneuverable and throw on a touring binding that clamps down on the heel. Won't feel heavy on a...
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    we are mature enough now to stand the shock of...

    we are mature enough now to stand the shock of learning that much of what we were taught in our youth was wrong, or improperly understood by those who were teaching it, or perhaps shaded a bit, the...
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    The Sentence by Donald Barthelme Or a long...

    The Sentence

    by Donald Barthelme

    Or a long sentence moving at a certain pace down the page aiming for the bottom-if not the bottom of this page then some other page-where it can rest, or stop...
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    Sent you a pm. Sent from my Pixel 3a using...

    Sent you a pm.

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  46. Sorry. To be fair the AFD adjustment is a bad...

    Sorry. To be fair the AFD adjustment is a bad design and the forward pressure is also easy to get wrong as it is a bit different than others. But Lee's article has all the info you need to avoid...
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    I skip the center line altogether. I just use...

    I skip the center line altogether. I just use calipers to measure from the template centerline to the ski edge on both sides, making small adjustments moving the tape until the measurements are even....
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    Butt pillow307708 Sent from my Pixel 3a using...

    Butt pillow307708

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  49. Yup. Very stiff. Long running length. Not what...

    Yup. Very stiff. Long running length. Not what you're looking for.

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  50. Skied my first (resort) day on Shifts mounted on...

    Skied my first (resort) day on Shifts mounted on Rustler 11s. Skied fast on some chunky refrozen groomers and firm bumps. Set them up as recommended in Lee Lau's article. Didn't notice them....
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