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    I totally understand why you're skeptical. ...

    I totally understand why you're skeptical. However, I think you're reading something into Dan's statement that is not there.

    Dan never said they were trying to exactly match the new skis to...
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    Sorry, the way I asked the original question was...

    Sorry, the way I asked the original question was stupid.

    Those sound sweet! Hoping to try the death wish sometime.
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    For my custom project. Was trying to decide...

    For my custom project. Was trying to decide between jack and jill below and a few others before going with the current year wildcat top sheet on the maple core PB&J.
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    That was one of my finalist top sheets. Think...

    That was one of my finalist top sheets. Think it's awesome. What's it going on?
  5. Fascinating stuff, thanks for putting it out...

    Fascinating stuff, thanks for putting it out there.

    Out of pure curiosity - how many suppliers do you have for plastics? Do you observe meaningful technical differences between suppliers or is...
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    They were incredibly reluctant to build that and...

    They were incredibly reluctant to build that and I think they know more about ski design than I do. Also, I think they had good reasons for being reluctant. Will let Melee comment on whether mags...
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    Are you trying to force me to spend $350 for the...

    Are you trying to force me to spend $350 for the wood veneer tops with eagles? Because mission almost successful...
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    Liberty Origin has an orange-y red mountain scene...

    Liberty Origin has an orange-y red mountain scene that evokes the wilderness while suggesting controlled speed. The custom font L shows a subtle attention to detail characteristic of the late modern...
  9. Canít remember if this was covered already, but...

    Canít remember if this was covered already, but any changes for next year? Seeing some deals that are compelling.
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    ^^ I agree with a lot of this as another new...

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    I agree with a lot of this as another new cult member this year.

    In terms of hard pack performance - this thread had a couple of comments, a few from Iggy, explaining that the BG is designed...
  11. Serious question - do ski shops get sued when...

    Serious question - do ski shops get sued when people blow up their knees or get spiral tib fractures?
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    I do like buying skis made in America. I go out...

    I do like buying skis made in America. I go out of my way to do it. That said, it's because I feel good about supporting local communities and ski makers who are willing to experiment.

    I don't...
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    Just saw this, if you're still looking I have a...

    Just saw this, if you're still looking I have a pair of 181 mounted for a 325 bsl look pivot 14.
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    Never skied the Prophet 90s so no view on that...

    Never skied the Prophet 90s so no view on that specific question. If you want a twin tip with a metal core the Masterblaster is one of the better options I was able to identify for hard snow. The...
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    Blister has a bunch of reviews that I think are...

    Blister has a bunch of reviews that I think are more or less correct. Itís sort of in between an Enforcer 93 and 100 with a bit of extra mass. They are good hard snow skis if you think carving...
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    My more serious answer would be that the one pair...

    My more serious answer would be that the one pair of Moments (WC108 Tours) I own has held up well to mixed snow use in and outside of the resort. No idea if they are more or less durable than other...
  17. Have 28.5 Maestrale RS 2.0 with a few punches...

    Have 28.5 Maestrale RS 2.0 with a few punches (one done pretty poorly), still don't fit quite right. Used for ~15 days. Interested enough for photos?
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    Theyíre no Rax I would admit. Pretty sure no one...

    Theyíre no Rax I would admit. Pretty sure no one has broken those beasts.
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    Agree with this. No reason I know of to assume...

    Agree with this. No reason I know of to assume Chinese made skis are better or worse than American or European skis in general. Brands known for quality, like Stockli or Moment, are usually well...
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    ^^^ Would be easier figuring out which skis to...

    ^^^
    Would be easier figuring out which skis to buy if some of them sucked. Thanks for the awesome review and comparison.
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    What's the best way of thinking about the Wren...

    What's the best way of thinking about the Wren 108 vs. the Wildcat 108?
  22. Found a pair to try on. Weirdly, the forefoot is...

    Found a pair to try on. Weirdly, the forefoot is actually more comfortable than the Maestrale shell for me. However, I have a hot spot around the ankle. Looking at the function of the boot I am a...
  23. If a Hawx 2.0 from 2015 fits my foot with minimal...

    If a Hawx 2.0 from 2015 fits my foot with minimal punching, am I going to be able to get my foot into a Hawx XTD for AT? Asking because Iím still struggling with Maestrales and Iím wondering if a...
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    Not doubting you but the Moment website says the...

    Not doubting you but the Moment website says the PB&J for 2018/2019 weighs 1860 grams/ski. I know Moments have gotten lighter over time, but I thought it was kind of gradual, not 200 grams/ski in...
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    Are you a man or my little sister? Does the...

    Are you a man or my little sister? Does the Pivot 12 come in red?

    Also, keep in mind the board receives a cut of all spiral tib fracture surgery bills from the Jackson ER so youíre basically...
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    Is this a general characteristic of AT boots? I...

    Is this a general characteristic of AT boots? I ask because I hate traveling with extra boots so I do end up using them (+ shift mounted skis) in resort sometimes which limits the chance for my foot...
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    Serious thread hijack, but if Scarpa Maestrale...

    Serious thread hijack, but if Scarpa Maestrale 2.0 are too tight in the forefoot in 28.5 despite repeated 6th toe punches, what boot do I want in the 1400-1600 weight class?

    I keep thinking the...
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    I can't find it now but I could have sworn Melee...

    I can't find it now but I could have sworn Melee said all men's cores are switching to ash. Anyone else remember it or am I making shit up?
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    Personally? Most of my skis are at 1/1. I don't...

    Personally? Most of my skis are at 1/1. I don't like most of them sharp either. A lot of the ski brands people here like (ON3P) ship most (all?) of their product at 1/1. If you don't care much...
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    If we can get clarity on the order size that...

    If we can get clarity on the order size that would be good from my perspective. I am buying my wife a pair of new powder skis, the question at this point is more what brand. Some possible non-ON3P...
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    What you just described is a very normal tune to...

    What you just described is a very normal tune to many (probably most) people on this board for the majority of skis they own. The only part thatís weird is I donít know how to think of detuning in...
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    That's baaaa-d. Never mind, thought it was a...

    That's baaaa-d.

    Never mind, thought it was a sheep not a cow.
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    Mine is 5í4Ē and a strong skier. My intuition...

    Mine is 5í4Ē and a strong skier.

    My intuition is that sheíd be a bit between sizes in a 164/174 run on the goats. Iíd probably push her to size up just because the shape is so intuitive in...
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    Can confirm they don't have the design yet.

    Can confirm they don't have the design yet.
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    Anyone know if this a question of price or...

    Anyone know if this a question of price or availability? Like if Iím happy paying $1K or whatever for custom can do they one for me or does it actually need to be a 10+ pair batch? The wife has...
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    I think they can do custom LadyGoat runs. Not...

    I think they can do custom LadyGoat runs. Not sure on length but Iíd be in for a group buy. You?
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    Just to echo what was said, I own the 108 Tour...

    Just to echo what was said, I own the 108 Tour but have never skied a full width Cat. I fucking love the 108 tour as a one ski quiver for touring and theyíre a strong choice for a narrower travel...
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    What city? Will have to visit next time Iím in...

    What city? Will have to visit next time Iím in the market for touring boots. Struck out in two CO resort towns and NE (home base for now), the Cham bros at Concept fixed them in 1 day.
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    From the customer perspective, it looks pretty...

    From the customer perspective, it looks pretty easy to fuck up. Overheat and the plastic blisters, the cuff may not be the same material with the same melting point and can melt when youíre trying...
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    I donít know if you trust Blister, but they seem...

    I donít know if you trust Blister, but they seem not to have gotten along with the Commander 108 in junky snow. I havenít skied it so no view personally. It is light enough I would be surprised if...
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    Sruffian offered some of that perspective and...

    Sruffian offered some of that perspective and thatís why I asked - the only reasons I can think you would want the Commander over the Wildcat have to do with firm snow. The Wildcat 108 is reportedly...
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    Echo this with different US reference locations. ...

    Echo this with different US reference locations. Chamonix had best touring boot fitting and it wasnít close. They actually know how to work with Grilamid shells without pissing and moaning about...
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    So...any reason youíd buy the 108 Commander?

    So...any reason youíd buy the 108 Commander?
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    I have skied neither a heavy core Wildcat 108 or...

    I have skied neither a heavy core Wildcat 108 or a Commander 108, but I have spent quite a few days now on a Wildcat 108 tour. Here are some guesses. Anyone with time on either/or want to chime in?...
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    Have spent way too much time in Chamonix with...

    Have spent way too much time in Chamonix with boot fitters (donít ask). The ones that speak English well enough to work with American clients seem pretty on board with custom footbeds.

    It would...
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    Donít know that I trust the chart but I would be...

    Donít know that I trust the chart but I would be too...
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    I have a wide ass foot. I need boots wide lasts...

    I have a wide ass foot. I need boots wide lasts and usually have a pretty restricted boot selection. Nobody has ever tried to size me down from a 28 shell and 28 shells still need aggressive 6th...
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    Correct, I want #1. I know it seems pedantic. ...

    Correct, I want #1. I know it seems pedantic.

    The reason I want #1 is both that I think it would make interpreting Blister's occasionally vague, non-hierarchical commentary a bit easier (these...
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    So how do we know which skis get a badge? I get...

    So how do we know which skis get a badge? I get the point you are making (and it seems valid to me), but I am still not sure how I would know which skis you are recommending.
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    Take ON3P's home page right now...

    Take ON3P's home page right now (https://shop.on3pskis.com/). They have "Blister Recommended" badges on 5 skis and "Blister Best of" on 2 skis. You can see the "Best of" on pages 204-205 of...
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