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    Oorah

    Oorah
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    Last

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    Montana

    Montana
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    Elephants

    Elephants
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    LOL, I read this post just about exactly when I...

    LOL, I read this post just about exactly when I was reaching the same conclusion. So skipping the rest.

    But the other thing that entered my mind at that time was: wtf happened to White Dot? I...
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    Amazed no one has praxis rx’d this thread...

    Amazed no one has praxis rx’d this thread already.

    Anyhow...Moment Wildcat, 180 (190 if you want to haul ass, but you mentioned “playful”, so...). Good everywhere, would serve well for your...
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    On the down: swap out skins for a roll-and-a-half...

    On the down: swap out skins for a roll-and-a-half of duct tape - better glide that way
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    Copper would not work well at all. It's too good...

    Copper would not work well at all. It's too good of a conductor to generate any real heat - you'd just be shorting out and draining your batteries in the quickest possible way.

    What you'd need...
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    closer

    closer
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    age

    age
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    foursome

    foursome
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    Slew

    Slew
  13. Just fondled these at Larry’s in Boulder. Yep,...

    Just fondled these at Larry’s in Boulder. Yep, just 200 pairs worldwide.

    They are sweet, but I’m not keen on the pink. They need to do Tii yellow or Banshee orange (of course Larry’s “museum”...
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    Lange XT Free 130 are easily as close, maybe...

    Lange XT Free 130 are easily as close, maybe closer. And don't forget the XT Promodel (140 flex)
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    I bought my last car with 14k miles on it. Never...

    I bought my last car with 14k miles on it. Never had to replace front or rear pads, before I was totaled (hail) at 108k.

    A sticking caliper (even intermittently) could explain both the warped...
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    Mostly makes sense - why I suggested it (reasons...

    Mostly makes sense - why I suggested it (reasons for shops using wood glue).

    But...the heat needed to cleanly remove epoxied screws...softening those screws? Wha? Seems highly unlikely, and...
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    Too bad T-Tips is dead. It was a real shitshow...

    Too bad T-Tips is dead. It was a real shitshow over there.
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    I don't know how anyone can say wood glue is...

    I don't know how anyone can say wood glue is better than epoxy for binding mounts. Wood glue is more brittle, and clearly does not bond well to metal (so the seal quickly becomes compromised,...
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    I've got a pair of g3 Tickets (182's - longest...

    I've got a pair of g3 Tickets (182's - longest they came in), in great shape, I would sell for cheap. Light 'n lively, for sure, but loves to go fast too. Elbow-to-snow carving on tap. Pretty sure...
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    Take it to a brake place. Chances are the...

    Take it to a brake place. Chances are the rotors, being close to new, don't need replacement, just turning (machining back to true/flat) - something the dealer probably does not even do. And...
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    Be careful what you wish for. As others have...

    Be careful what you wish for. As others have alluded to, there is a point of diminishing returns.

    Back in my 'troller days, someone donated a pair of race-room, 217 Super-G Dynastars to my...
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    I definitely wouldn't say deep days are rare in...

    I definitely wouldn't say deep days are rare in CO. What is quite rare (but does happen ocasionally), however, are deep days in CO where it makes any sense to ski the bc (because either you're going...
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    All of them? Besides you? Makes sense.

    All of them? Besides you? Makes sense.
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    Cunning linguist

    Cunning linguist
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    I’m in CO. If I were to buy a general purpose, CO...

    I’m in CO. If I were to buy a general purpose, CO bc ski tomorrow, it would be: Moment Wildcat Tour 108. Worth a look, probs.

    IMO you don’t need anything wider than that, but do want at least 100.
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    Brazilian

    Brazilian
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    Wha? The last thing I take you for is a cagey...

    Wha? The last thing I take you for is a cagey dude. Pretty sure you're not going to offend anyone who might be looking at this thread (except maybe lish, but sounds like he can pretty much suck a...
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    Those axiom knickers look kind of bulky, as a...

    Those axiom knickers look kind of bulky, as a mid-layer. And the price made me throw up a little in my mouth.

    But yeah...a shorts layer is surprisingly amazing.
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    I'm totally down with the shorts-layer thing. In...

    I'm totally down with the shorts-layer thing. In my case, these:

    296500

    These are wool, with a little lycra in the weave. They come down to just above my knees.

    I bought those on a whim,...
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    turd burglar

    turd burglar
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    tan

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpqYPBi6iHI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpqYPBi6iHI
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    Not sexy!

    Not sexy!
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    You've said this twice now (so I do believe it is...

    You've said this twice now (so I do believe it is your belief).

    I've had tons of Patagonia dwr'd stuff. And while it is definitely good, my experience is that Arcteryx dwr lasts far longer (for...
  35. Sounds like more of a cash flow issue. I guess. I...

    Sounds like more of a cash flow issue. I guess. I used to have all the connexes but still couldn’t afford shit. Now I have the cash (relatively speaking) but no deals. Irony of life-changes.
  36. ...if in doubt (commander vs wildcat etc), don’t...

    ...if in doubt (commander vs wildcat etc), don’t take my word for it...call Luke (or whomever you get on the phone at Moment). They are an especially responsive/helpful/informed bunch of folks
  37. For snowbird, I would go 108 wildcats over...

    For snowbird, I would go 108 wildcats over commanders. Or full-blown 118 wildcats really (or 116 if you go 180 - just depends on how fast you want to go , more so than body weight I think).

    190...
  38. That is in fact, precisely the ski the OP asked...

    That is in fact, precisely the ski the OP asked for. Not sure if it's the best quiver-of-one (if it must be only one), however. Just sayin'...shit days could be relatively un-fun
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    This thread: yet another reason to never visit AR...

    This thread: yet another reason to never visit AR (been there once, but only taxi to airport, as my flight out of NOLA got cancelled).
  40. Last 3 pairs I've bought: no demo. Relied on...

    Last 3 pairs I've bought: no demo. Relied on this place, blister, and various other noise on the 'net (in that order of perceived relevance).

    That's because: until this season (first time in...
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    I What they had and used 100’s of years ago was...

    I
    What they had and used 100’s of years ago was pine pitch. I suggest you give it go. Again: iron it in like crazy and report back.
  42. Skied 3 days at Alta, Snowbird and Deer Valley...

    Skied 3 days at Alta, Snowbird and Deer Valley last spring. I was expecting low-tide conditions, so brought Enforcer 100's. But alas, it snowed a good bit, woohoo! (hence the Deer Valley day -...
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    Surprised no one has mentioned Fallkniven yet. ...

    Surprised no one has mentioned Fallkniven yet. Little pricey, but they are the shit for sure (and very no-nonsense). Been considering plunking down for an F1 (or S1) for a while now. Probably...
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    Lefty

    Lefty
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    Stash

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    Well, if fixing is more expensive than replacing,...

    Well, if fixing is more expensive than replacing, I guess it doesn't make sense (apart from avoiding environmentally-disastrous, disposable-society mentality).

    But fixing shit that's not your...
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    McLovin'

    McLovin'
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    Like pressure-cookers, magnetrons are readily...

    Like pressure-cookers, magnetrons are readily available: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=magnetron&ref=nb_sb_noss_1

    Doubt any other parts would be restricted
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    My first guess was feces. Not sure if I’m...

    My first guess was feces.

    Not sure if I’m relieved or not.
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    Is 2001 also the year you last acquired a bottle...

    Is 2001 also the year you last acquired a bottle of windex?

    I threw up a little in my mouth.
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