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  1. Thread: OCD

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    They did get that correct. All light and plugin...

    They did get that correct. All light and plugin plates have vertically aligned plate screws
  2. Thread: OCD

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    All light switches must be in the down/off...

    All light switches must be in the down/off position as I head to bed.

    Recently moved into a new place and had to change 4 switches that the electrician didn't have set to be down/off (is that...
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    Fred - sounds like you hit the good food spots. I...

    Fred - sounds like you hit the good food spots. I agree that Mooses has the best thin crust. Just don't take any home, it sucks the next day.

    Snowbowl - the website is still down for me. A...
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    The "normal" middle fork float is from Moccasin...

    The "normal" middle fork float is from Moccasin Creek to Apgar. It will have a bunch of tourist boats on it, but still a great float. The North Fork is also good fishing, and getting more popular. ...
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    They would only rent for the frontside and...

    They would only rent for the frontside and groomers only. Didn't want the gear to hit any rocks on the backside. Said they would let him take them, but any damage would quickly hit $100, $200 or...
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    Late report from Weds at Discovery. Drove over...

    Late report from Weds at Discovery. Drove over from Big Sky and rolled into the Disco lodge near 11am, bummer that they wouldn't rent skis to 1 of our party and allow them on the backside. 3 of the...
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    Arm rotation has to be forward motion to work. ...

    Arm rotation has to be forward motion to work.

    Little known, but if you are catching too much air, just exhale forcefully to reduce the flight by a few feet.

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    To add: 2 of 3 rides with people outside of our...

    To add: 2 of 3 rides with people outside of our group were Ikoners. Both apologized.

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    The rest of the week should be excellent as we...

    The rest of the week should be excellent as we are forced to depart and head back towards Snowbowl.

    Cold skiing on Monday and Tuesday, I'm not used to that. Will need to buy extra gear for when...
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    Dildo toe spring put'r in'r Sent from my...

    Dildo toe spring put'r in'r

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    Damn, I hope that forecast is correct. Arriving...

    Damn, I hope that forecast is correct. Arriving Sunday night with the annual crew. First time there in about 20yrs.

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  12. Thread: Props to...

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    Sticky: Props to dgilligan02. Worked with me on my...

    Props to dgilligan02. Worked with me on my questions to see if the blue pants would fit my moderately fat ass. As expected, they are close enough. Pants in great shape, fantastic deal!
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    Missoula this morning. New phone, pleased with...

    Missoula this morning. New phone, pleased with the camera soo far. Samsung Note10https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200130/fe15f973bf5fc70b26104c42aba48557.jpg

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    Thanks for the Disco update - I was there on the...

    Thanks for the Disco update - I was there on the 19th. Backside snow was good for the top 1/3, middle 1/3 was sparse and sporty avoiding the mini-trees, bottom 1/3 was typical outrun skiing.

    Open...
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    I've only asked Disco once, so not familiar with...

    I've only asked Disco once, so not familiar with the runs. Is the backside shaping up yet? Have a crew coming in next week. Starting at Big Sky, would like to hit Disco as we return to hit the Bowl...
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    Gravel bikes when compared to true cross bikes. ...

    Gravel bikes when compared to true cross bikes. Gravel has longer chain stays, lower bottom bracket and slightly slacker. Makes for a more comfortable and less twitchy ride.

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  17. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    This was an interesting video (embedded in the...

    This was an interesting video (embedded in the link). Not sure if the info is correct, but seems plausible.

    https://snowbrains.com/boomers-blame-for-declining-ski-industry/
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    I'll take the pants. New pm sent for payment...

    I'll take the pants. New pm sent for payment arrangements


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    Pm coming about the pants Sent from my SM-T580...

    Pm coming about the pants

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    Does that airstrip still exist in the valley near...

    Does that airstrip still exist in the valley near the Skookum Flats trailhead? I can't imagine it is used in the winter.

    4wd and carpool proceeds to the loss near the lifts. 2wd and solo, park on...
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    The new chair skied well today. True blues in my...

    The new chair skied well today. True blues in my opinion. Lots of leftovers on the edges, a good spot to test my aching knees.

    Upper Grizzly skied really nice, I would have tried the trees, but...
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    What is the difference between "fire taping" a...

    What is the difference between "fire taping" a drywall project and finished enough to paint? I cheaped out on the garage of my house and they fire taped it, so it looks done to me. But, if I throw...
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    Thanks Bunion - yes, here to ski, but one of the...

    Thanks Bunion - yes, here to ski, but one of the divorced guys thinks he is 25 again. So we humor him with a bar trip or two. :)

    Will post up again as we arrive and maybe meet up with some of you...
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    Guys are booking a condo on the Moonlight Basin...

    Guys are booking a condo on the Moonlight Basin side - I think on Saddle Ridge. Obviously will have to drive to any nightlife, but what do we need to know about apres beers that usually last longer...
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    Thanks Bunion - didn't think so. Two day...

    Thanks Bunion - didn't think so.

    Two day advance purchase for $250 - then we will likely head to Bridger for a day. Can't believe I'll say it, but 2 for $250 doesn't seem as bad as expected.
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    FYI - Whitefish tickets at the Missoula Costco -...

    FYI - Whitefish tickets at the Missoula Costco - 2 days for $125. Didn't read the fine print to see if that is consecutive days or could be used individually.
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    5 headed that way 1st week of Feb. Does the Big...

    5 headed that way 1st week of Feb. Does the Big (or Bridger) sell advance tickets at the local Costco? I surprisingly saw Whitefish tickets in the Missoula Costco today.

    Guessing the answer is...
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    Snowbowl: [this spot blank on purpose] (still...

    Snowbowl: [this spot blank on purpose] (still waiting on communication of what they plan to communicate)
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    True :) Good reason for me to spread the love...

    True :)

    Good reason for me to spread the love around and ski the various offerings within a few hours drive.

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    Agreed. I'm a sceptic in my old age. Glad I...

    Agreed. I'm a sceptic in my old age. Glad I didn't buy a pass (for several reasons), but they need to earn my money with action.

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  31. They don't really say how, but they have some...

    They don't really say how, but they have some sort of a plan. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200104/3f48252ab259bc25387b484e2c3c56bb.jpg

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    They finally posted an update at about 830 this...

    They finally posted an update at about 830 this morning. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200104/9ae558972f9552917b7aae8c7be85ad1.jpg

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    I'd go with a flywheel trainer if she already has...

    I'd go with a flywheel trainer if she already has a bike that she likes and is comfortable riding outside. You two can easily share the trainer with your own bikes (assuming both have the same rear...
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    How is the bowl skiing? I'd hope they've gotten...

    How is the bowl skiing? I'd hope they've gotten more than a few inches up top with these micro storms coming through town. Top skiing better yet? I'd imagine the bowls and front side are all pretty...
  35. I think this is the one that I have. I know they...

    I think this is the one that I have. I know they make a few different models. Believe mine maxes out at 30psi, so it does double duty for the summer mtb. Think I paid $20 at the local shop. See it on...
  36. I show this to my wife and I say "holy shit" Her...

    I show this to my wife and I say "holy shit"
    Her indifferent response: "and how did that end up for them?"

    I had to laugh as that sums up her comments to me when I do something stupid.

    Sent...
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    2yr old info, but enjoyed our dinner at Nevados...

    2yr old info, but enjoyed our dinner at Nevados downtown.

    Big Bang Bagels for breakfast sandwiches, downtown and on the hill locations.
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    I've been a user for about 60 days now, so time...

    I've been a user for about 60 days now, so time to chime back in with my great results.

    Past bad knees and repairs, now 20lbs overweight and not as active as I used to be. Was barely able to walk...
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    They just posted in Facebook for a "around noon"...

    They just posted in Facebook for a "around noon" opening. No grooming, experience only, likely just the top.

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    Saturday evening snow squall north of town must...

    Saturday evening snow squall north of town must have been pretty strong. 93 was closed north of the Wye and now they are saying chains required from Evero to Arlee. Hoping that has a direct hit on...
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    I'm about a week from moving into a new home in...

    I'm about a week from moving into a new home in Missoula. We had it built, so of course, over budget, etc. This means the market has likely topped in Missoula and will head down from here. At...
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    As you guys chat about the FBS playoffs, the FCS...

    As you guys chat about the FBS playoffs, the FCS (1AA) version of the real playoffs were announced today. And why can't the big boys do this again?

    24 teams, top 8 get a bye, next 16 play week 1...
  43. It is the H1 of the electric vehicle crowd. ...

    It is the H1 of the electric vehicle crowd.

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  44. I'd guess that a lot of engineering schools have...

    I'd guess that a lot of engineering schools have a similar Rollercoaster design class, but saw this via Purdue Mechanical page. Two students Rollercoaster project with a NASA theme. POV start about...
  45. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Not sure if I also read this on this thread,...

    Not sure if I also read this on this thread, but... Marketwatch has an article today on how VW is now releasing the refurbished TDI models back to dealers to sell. A quick search of the Montana...
  46. Another for the Rossi E98, E100. Super stable and...

    Another for the Rossi E98, E100. Super stable and fun. Agree to not straight line them, another reason to make subtle turns.

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  47. Thread: Pinion drive

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    Good point, if you shift smoothly now, you...

    Good point, if you shift smoothly now, you probably let off the power for a moment each time.
  48. Thread: Pinion drive

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    I'd definitely consider a Pinion for a...

    I'd definitely consider a Pinion for a touring/bikepacking ride. Not so much for actual MTB and shifting under load. I might be able to train myself to let off for shifts, but not likely.
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    Never used it, but chiming in to say we had an...

    Never used it, but chiming in to say we had an Invisible Fence for our dog, they sold a dog door that locked and unlocked bases on the same collar as used for the Invisible Fence. I thought that was...
  50. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    Stumbled upon this article yesterday. I always...

    Stumbled upon this article yesterday. I always wonder what the annual cost of owning such a thing would be. Full-time crew, fuel and frequent moorage fees, right.
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