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    Fun stuff. @hatchgreenchile - did that SG have a...

    Fun stuff. @hatchgreenchile - did that SG have a broken headstock? I've seen videos of lots of great repairs on Gibson headstocks (better than new, in terms of strength). Check out this fellow's...
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    Late to the party on this. I see no need for a...

    Late to the party on this. I see no need for a 4.1mm bit if you own a 12AB tap.

    Here's why ...

    You should always tap metal (you knew that). The good news is that you can tap a hole drilled...
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    ^^^ nice (a man with a lathe) ^^^ Thanks# I...

    ^^^ nice (a man with a lathe) ^^^

    Thanks# I keep them relatively cool.

    ... Thom
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    Yeah, ya have to grind down the circumference on...

    Yeah, ya have to grind down the circumference on the low head / pan head screws. I never tried to source any and went straight to the grinder.

    ... Thom
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    Show Us Yer Guitar Quiver

    Time for a gear-specific guitar thread (in addition to the "Learning as an adult" thread - https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/301350-Learning-guitar-as-an-adult-lame-or-not).

    I...
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    Yup - kiss gap, and yup, just remount. I had...

    Yup - kiss gap, and yup, just remount.

    I had to pull out the bloody binders and remove the brakes to make sense of what you said, but yeah.

    The first picture shows the "correct" fore/aft...
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    Thanks. I always think about them for fasteners,...

    Thanks. I always think about them for fasteners, but forget about them for tools.

    ... Thom
  8. Time for Red Green's Handyman Corner - Zamboni...

    Time for Red Green's Handyman Corner - Zamboni Project:

    https://youtu.be/Lb1rQF2nvWE

    ... Thom
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    I picked up a neoprene pouch, but to solve a...

    I picked up a neoprene pouch, but to solve a different problem. I sweat a lot when touring, and get a lot of condensation. I then get a dirty USB port message on my phone that takes hours to clear....
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    My skis with inserts have standard Phillips...

    My skis with inserts have standard Phillips screws. I'm I the fence about carrying the middle one.


    It might be time to start hunting down shorter bits (boots, etc).

    ... Thom
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    Indeed! Posi-drive is so much more ... positive...

    Indeed! Posi-drive is so much more ... positive :cool:

    This should probably go in the stuff you put in your pack thread. I've been re-thinking my touring tool kit and picked this up. ...
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    If you look at the picture, the worm gear thread...

    If you look at the picture, the worm gear thread on the long tracks (not demo, I stand corrected - thanks, @steveski) is indeed longer, but the distance between the stop markings is shorter. It's...
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    I bought a pair of Steeples last Spring with...

    I bought a pair of Steeples last Spring with Vipec demo tracks. At most, you'll be able to reuse only two of your std. Vipec track's holes, and will have to drill 4 new holes.

    Shown below, is the...
  14. I was pretty amazed at how well veneer calms...

    I was pretty amazed at how well veneer calms things down without deadening things.

    My Qs were Enduro/Carbon/Veneer, and they felt remarkably like the 187 GPOs now owned by @Dub2 (Enduro/Veneer)...
  15. Veneer saves a few ounces. ... Thom

    Veneer saves a few ounces.

    ... Thom
  16. So, years later, I don't see any comments about...

    So, years later, I don't see any comments about the Snow Shed posted in the thread linked to, above.

    Anyone? The fellow wasn't offering mag discounts. Doing so would seem to be a no-brainer.
    ...
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    Damn! This ain't Yvonne's company no mo'. Of...

    Damn! This ain't Yvonne's company no mo'. Of course, it hasn't been for quite some time :rolleyes:

    ... Thom
  18. The adoption is complete, although @ISBD has...

    The adoption is complete, although @ISBD has granted me visitation rights. I miss them already, but they're in the family, so there's that.

    ... Thom
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    BSPSM (beacon, shovel, probe, sanitizer, mask). ...

    BSPSM (beacon, shovel, probe, sanitizer, mask). Common sense video from G3:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utIAmtIqCY4&feature=emb_logo
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    Good point.

    Good point.
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    It sucks to be waiting, but exactly what...

    It sucks to be waiting, but exactly what foresight are you referring to?

    The news broke in early Fall, and for sake of argument, let's assume that there are claims in for half the beacons sold in...
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    Thanks for posting. Geez! Nothing like a...

    Thanks for posting.

    Geez! Nothing like a company (not ATK) trying to make this all the more difficult. I get it. They don't want it to be easy for people to replace their beloved xxxx binders...
  23. Agreed. Also, who gives you a real 'biner in the...

    Agreed. Also, who gives you a real 'biner in the deal - from Mammut, no less?
  24. ^^^ this ^^^ I learned the hard way that the...

    ^^^ this ^^^

    I learned the hard way that the latest and greatest, isn't necessarily the greatest (for me). They're my "cold, dead hands" ski.

    ... Thom
  25. Reports of the BCA's design robustness aside,...

    Reports of the BCA's design robustness aside, something is inherently appealing about a one piece solution like the Rocky. I'm a big Ocam's razor advocate.

    I can much more easily imagine...
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    Well dang! How did you phrase the question -...

    Well dang! How did you phrase the question - just express FUD to BD about your gray Slider version?

    I have 2 of them, and discounted upgrade would be great.

    ... Thom
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    Trimming the top seems wrong to me. Isn't it a...

    Trimming the top seems wrong to me. Isn't it a sliding AFD sort of construction? And yeah, trimming the boot heel makes more sense to me (unless, you perhaps trim the spacer from the bottom).

    ...
  28. In the other thread, I mentioned a concern about...

    In the other thread, I mentioned a concern about two pieces systems like the BCA.

    The concept seems convenient, but my concern lies with stress on the umbilical. It seems to me, to be a major...
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    I like the built in 'biner attachment (good...

    I like the built in 'biner attachment (good choice in 'biners, too :D). The integrity of the umbilical in two piece radios has always bugged me, given how we handle our packs when rummaging through...
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    My bet is that it's the legal and accounting...

    My bet is that it's the legal and accounting departments ;-)
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    My take ... your skepticism is well-founded. ...

    My take ... your skepticism is well-founded. Those comments are no doubt due to confirmation bias, but you probably knew that. I've heard that they ski pretty well, but to expect them to do more...
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    Since you're in Frankenbinding mode, you might...

    Since you're in Frankenbinding mode, you might consider Kreuzspitz GT heels from skimo. That would of course be 4 extra holes instead of two. Maybe it just "pays" to buy both full binding sets &...
  33. Yer on a roll ;-)

    Yer on a roll ;-)
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    I just got my Barryvox S. No time spent with it...

    I just got my Barryvox S. No time spent with it yet, but I have to say that I'm very impressed with the switch.

    One thing I'm not too big on is the hard, open frame holster. Maybe I'll get...
  35. Beacon, shovel, probe.

    Beacon, shovel, probe.
  36. Doh! And here, I thought he was thinking of...

    Doh! And here, I thought he was thinking of using standard 12AB binding screws, so he didn't mangle the threads in his skis with a different tread pitch.

    Another (more complicated) solution would...
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    ... and, in the middle of the active ATK thread,...

    ... and, in the middle of the active ATK thread, @Spyderjon has a download link to the 20/21 catalog which will help folks visualize the differences. @Spyderjon rocks (a man after my own heart)!
    ...
  38. I don't understand the problem. If you have...

    I don't understand the problem. If you have screws that are longer than necessary, then how (by shortening them) will you end up with insufficient thread engagement - unless of course, you blow it...
  39. I feel the same way, and prefer them to ProTests....

    I feel the same way, and prefer them to ProTests.

    I sold (and regretted doing so) my 184 Goats to @jongiest (the year before asym. came out - 2015/16?)

    These 2014s are more fun in soft snow. I...
  40. Roger on everyone in line (in sequence). ......

    Roger on everyone in line (in sequence).

    ... Thom
  41. He shows up at the strangest of times.

    He shows up at the strangest of times.
  42. ISBD is a neighbor, so they're his, unless he...

    ISBD is a neighbor, so they're his, unless he suddenly backs out.

    ... Thom
  43. Billygoats - 2014 (186 - a Swiss Cheese Project)

    I got these from @lucknau in January, 2019. They have quite a few holes - all plugged with chopped fiberglass and G-Flex epoxy.

    I'm comfortable skiing them, but I don't drop cliffs. How does...
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    Welcome to my world, although in my case it's...

    Welcome to my world, although in my case it's general wear and tear (age).

    ... Thom
  45. Damn! What a memory! I used to keep a log of...

    Damn! What a memory! I used to keep a log of this stuff (who knows why?) and yup, that was me. I'll probably regret selling these. I think folks are right about the 2014 being a more fun powder...
  46. I think I'm weaning myself from this, but ya...

    I think I'm weaning myself from this, but ya never know ;-)

    On some skis I've QK'd, 'coz I was on the fence as to whether I'd use 'em for touring vs. inbounds. On a couple of pairs, I was going...
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    Is it time for the Q&P video yet? "2/3 sidewall,...

    Is it time for the Q&P video yet? "2/3 sidewall, 1/3 edge ... that ought to be 3 degrees."

    Me ... any old file up against a vertical surface. An 88 degree angle is no better or worse than a...
  48. ^^^ this ^^^ Some binders are more fiddly...

    ^^^ this ^^^

    Some binders are more fiddly than others. Pivots come to mind. Another is Verticals/Comforts if you use brakes.

    It's been too long, but I recall with Verts (and brakes), you...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmW1Wm6icAw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmW1Wm6icAw
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    As long as you know what ramp angle works for...

    As long as you know what ramp angle works for you.

    Note that the Std. Raider/Freeraider is 10.5mm which is like a Vipec/Tecton. That's about 7mm less ramp than the stiletto heel (older)...
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