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    Living on the edge! :fmicon:

    Living on the edge! :fmicon:
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    Iíve had my Ď08 rev xp for a couple seasons now....

    Iíve had my Ď08 rev xp for a couple seasons now. Other than crashing into things and breaking things while Ďfixingí them Iíve had good luck so far. Bought it with 2400km on it and still going strong....
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    Any PNW mags able to comment on the performance...

    Any PNW mags able to comment on the performance of the Antero II+ or Antero III in our nicely damn climate? Looking at the Antero III as a touring/sledding jacket.

    Also, anyone able to comment on...
  4. Any PNW mags able to comment on the performance...

    Any PNW mags able to comment on the performance in our mild, wet, climate?

    Anyone able to compare the fit to Arcteryx? Current hardshell is a 7 year old M Alpha SV - 5-11 190#.

    Looking at...
  5. A couple questions: What is the performance of...

    A couple questions:

    What is the performance of your product compared to GoreTex? I know/believe this is a broad questions but I ask because in another thread you mentioned how different varieties...
  6. Thread: "The Turn"

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    Leaves are on the bike trails. 293661

    Leaves are on the bike trails.

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    Image-1.jpg Scientists monitoring new marine...

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    Scientists monitoring new marine heat wave off B.C. coast similar to 'the Blob'
    A new marine heat wave spreading across a portion of†the Pacific Ocean†off the coast of British...
  8. Did you cant those boots somehow? Sent from...

    Did you cant those boots somehow?


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    Pm sent on jacket. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Pm sent on jacket.


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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AccvGbf42C4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AccvGbf42C4
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    ^^^ thanks. Those were my exact thoughts, even...

    ^^^ thanks. Those were my exact thoughts, even regarding the price.
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    Looking at upgrading next season - currently...

    Looking at upgrading next season - currently running an '08 Summit 154. Saw few come up used and hoping to take advantage of the summer pricing. Any thoughts from any of the more seasoned sled...
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    Iíve tried to watch a few games and try to watch...

    Iíve tried to watch a few games and try to watch most of the highlight packages but itís tough. The quality of the play is... not very high.

    The Americans appear to be the class of the...
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    Would you put AQS on the inside of wet suits?...

    Would you put AQS on the inside of wet suits? I've always put it on the outside so as not to to chafe?
  15. You probably just didnít read the instructions in...

    You probably just didnít read the instructions in 19 languages, though none would be accurate :fmicon:


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  16. I hear ya. As one of them I can tell you that...

    I hear ya. As one of them I can tell you that Though much of it is required, equally as much is just people without a brain and/or experience, As with all professions/skills/trades/etc. None of us...
  17. Iím just up the way from ya but itís always us...

    Iím just up the way from ya but itís always us just adopting your code and changing it so it works with our system (LSD) so youíre probably way ahead of us in design requirements.

    Iíd still think...
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    280255 280256 So many trees down from the...

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    So many trees down from the winter storms.
  19. This is highly probable. That would...

    This is highly probable.



    That would typically be overkill for a house (though it certainly wouldnít hurt, I wouldnít detail it that way because of the unnecessary cost and one might wind up...
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    Iím also interested. Would steel not be better...

    Iím also interested. Would steel not be better than aluminum for longevity?


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    I just drilled a couple holes with t-nuts,...

    I just drilled a couple holes with t-nuts, washers and lock-tite. Moved them upwards vs the stock powerstrap location which allows me to cinch it down on the tongue of the liner, as they're meant to...
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    Looking for a little advice, should anyone care...

    Looking for a little advice, should anyone care to take the time to share. The wife and I are flying over for our honeymoon. We arrive in Chamonix on Mar 2 (through London and Geneva) and we stay...
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    Appreciate the offer. DIN sounds too high for...

    Appreciate the offer. DIN sounds too high for him. He picked up a pair from family friends. Let the warm weather begin.........
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    https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canadian-climat...

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canadian-climate-cities-2080-1.5014695


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    Very last minute, I know - but does anyone have a...

    Very last minute, I know - but does anyone have a pair of light-ish weight groomer skis with bindings for a 315bsl my father could borrow for wed-fri? Heís 5-9 and an intermediate skier at best. Iím...
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    Shit that annoys you

    Tales of woe that start like this (from our national news outlet - bet you canít guess which way they lean):

    The night JťrŰme Huard found out he had†lost several thousand dollars†he...
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    This had me chuckling. This made me laugh...

    This had me chuckling.



    This made me laugh like a fool on the ferry.
  28. Thread: NFL 2018/2019

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    Never heard that before :fmicon: every style is...

    Never heard that before :fmicon: every style is ďthe futureĒ until the league figures out how to negate it, which never takes too long. The pats/kc was a great example of coaching negating talent. KC...
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    This past weekend we took the sleds out after the...

    This past weekend we took the sleds out after the Christmas party. Was +8 on the trails. Was bored out of my skull and my snow flap kept getting sucked into my track. Anywho, while I wasn't paying...
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    Speaking of which. Multiple applications of...

    Speaking of which. Multiple applications of penetrant and some love taps and theyíre out. 258844
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    ^ makes my ski and ski arm issues seem relatively...

    ^ makes my ski and ski arm issues seem relatively minor.


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    ^ Figured there had to be someone who had been...

    ^ Figured there had to be someone who had been here before.

    Did you remove the spindle to use the drift punch on it or just do it while it is still on the sled? That's a large drift fill that...
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    Maggot snowmobile thread

    And thereís the bushing sleeve fused into the spindle. So thatís the other part of the disintegrated ďwashersĒ I found - lovely. Soak that in pb blaster today and tonight and see if I can get them...
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    Maggot snowmobile thread

    ^ oh, so part 13 isnít part of the ski? I thought it was part of the bushing on the ski. Is part 2 the bushing in the ski? Or is that an additional part as well? Thanks for the heads up. Thatíll make...
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    Okay, this is getting frustrating. How hard can...

    Okay, this is getting frustrating. How hard can it be to install new skis? Got the new axles (I still think of it as an axle sleeve) today while near the sled shop. They are identical to the ones I...
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    ^ Damn, you don't like those skis?

    ^ Damn, you don't like those skis?
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    ^ Nah, just the spacer seized to the axle sheathe...

    ^ Nah, just the spacer seized to the axle sheathe (in the diagram above it was part 8 and 14 that seized together).

    Sweet photo Shredhead - looks like an amazing day.
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    I've read that fiberglass doesn't bond well to...

    I've read that fiberglass doesn't bond well to ABS epoxy (which apparently Thule boxes are made of) - apparently needs to be redone ever few years or so? Just what I've read, but yeah, bondo...
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    ^^^ yeah, decided against the jb weld. Though,...

    ^^^ yeah, decided against the jb weld. Though, the original and plastic bonder both appeared to be two-part epoxies. Researching now to find a better epoxy - Nanaimo is not exactly known for its...
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    Thinking JBweld is the best Iíll find based on...

    Thinking JBweld is the best Iíll find based on what I see. They have original and a plastic bonder - both look like theyíll do the trick


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    I just trimmed mine with a knife when that...

    I just trimmed mine with a knife when that happened - didn't think about it again.



    Why new bolts and washers? Ski kit came with new nuts, so set there but the bolts and existing washer look...
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    Got a cheap thule off craigslist and two of the...

    Got a cheap thule off craigslist and two of the four mounting areas are cracked (both are on the side it opens, so I'm thinking someone was reefing on it). I'm thinking fiberglass mesh and epoxy as...
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    ^^^ Yeah, that's what my new skis look like, too....

    ^^^ Yeah, that's what my new skis look like, too. I'll investigate further with the shop via ye old mobile phone tomorrow, see if they have any thoughts on the matter.

    And yeah, I think that'll be...
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    While the amounts of snow required to sled appear...

    While the amounts of snow required to sled appear to be eons away still in this neck of the woods, I'm prepping for the season of sledding. I bought a Pilot DS-2 ski to kit to replace my thrashed...
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    9 weeks into my recovery and things seem to be...

    9 weeks into my recovery and things seem to be coming along well (I think?). Been back hitting the weights and doing hamstring specific exercises from the physio for the last 3 weeks. Next week I...
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    There's the Rockies we know and... love? ...

    There's the Rockies we know and... love?

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    We're flying to Canmore for a visit Nov 10-18. Spending time with the fiancee's family and hoping to get a few tours in. I'm still recovering...
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    ^ Uncertain - conditions will likely dictate. Not...

    ^ Uncertain - conditions will likely dictate. Not in November. Possibly/hopefully for Christmas. Possibly for the wedding but have to see how much we have to take care of during the week leading up...
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    I read it as 2 days in Revy as well. Getting...

    I read it as 2 days in Revy as well. Getting married back where it all began in Canmore this winter so between that, Christmas and the week of Remembrance day in Canmore, we're looking at grabbing...
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    Two questions. Currently own an old Stihl 011 AV...

    Two questions. Currently own an old Stihl 011 AV with a 15" bar. It's old and it's what we've used at our family cabin in Northwestern Ontario for years. Currently leaks bar oil like a sieve when...
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    ^ Were those people actually engineers? Just...

    ^ Were those people actually engineers? Just curious - the term gets thrown around often for people who are not actually engineers.
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