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    Sorry, I merely pasted personal notes in lingo...

    Sorry, I merely pasted personal notes in lingo originally written for an audience of one (myself).

    The "Nx" lingo is just quantities:
    2x is like "Two sets, as in one set for each heel" or...
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    Guidance: SCREWS: P18/P15 without any shims,...

    Guidance:

    SCREWS:
    P18/P15 without any shims, drilling into the ski (no inserts):
    - Heels: 4 screws of 2x 2x 20mm panHeads/lowHeads (measured from horizontal bottom of head), plus 4 screws of 2x...
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    I'm gonna vote instead for Fritschi Eagle for the...

    I'm gonna vote instead for Fritschi Eagle for the 3rd set of holes. (But I agree with your calls on the Dynafit & Guardian for the other 2 sets of holes).

    See resources at...
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    Thanks for your reply. I think a skier with your...

    Thanks for your reply. I think a skier with your background can make pretty much any ski work just fine, but I'm curious to watch this thread to see if you end up LOVING the Pr-oto, or are just like...
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    If that's what you really want, some shops who...

    If that's what you really want, some shops who are unwilling to mount for you MIGHT be willing to ONLY plug old holes & drill new holes for you. That way, you pay shop for a full-price mount job, but...
  6. Mount position is a personal preference. We don't...

    Mount position is a personal preference. We don't know you.

    I am 6' 2", 220lbs, tried many positions on 186cm Automatic 117 using a demo binding (and Automatic 117 is similar to Backland 117). The...
  7. Yes, if you are mounting those Marker Royal demos...

    Yes, if you are mounting those Marker Royal demos for the general public to share, then the standard is to mount to 315mm BSL. That allows a 315mm boot to harness the full +/- 2.5cm range of...
  8. (EDIT: lucknau & I are on the same wavelength.) ...

    (EDIT: lucknau & I are on the same wavelength.)

    My preference is the "outdated generation" of demo plates for demo Jester/Griffon/Squire. Low stack height, plus that demo design is pretty damn...
  9. Each FKS heel has about 6-7 parts in it. Which...

    Each FKS heel has about 6-7 parts in it. Which part(s) do you need, precisely? Take it to PM's, and we'll figure it out together.

    I have parts in photo a few posts earlier, see...
  10. In Australia (or wherever user=Island Bay...

    In Australia (or wherever user=Island Bay lives?), I have no idea how to find a pair there.

    My guess for North America is: Best way is to post a "WTB" thread here on TGR, then I'd expect you'd...
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    Sticky: Yep, PlayItLeo's reply is aligned with what I...

    Yep, PlayItLeo's reply is aligned with what I remember about that topic. The "original" Volant construction was metal cap to the edges, like the Huckster in that same photo from Caucasian Asian. And...
  12. Actually, Big Dumps are a good call for those...

    Actually, Big Dumps are a good call for those criteria (except its R=38m is <40m). I have 2 pairs, was planning to keep both, but...

    Hey HukuTa_KydecHuk, feel free to persuade me by making an...
  13. I've never skied either of those 2 skis. I don't...

    I've never skied either of those 2 skis. I don't think either fits the topic of this thread. But I read Blister's take on those 2 skis, and it sounds like they concluded that 186cm Mindbender 108ti...
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    If you tell us which precise "tech" you are...

    If you tell us which precise "tech" you are looking for in a heavy ski, maybe we can suggest a ski for you. For example, a 2017-18 4FRNT Devastator 194cm is both heavy (>2600g per ski) and not so old...
  15. Thread: WTB Tyrolias

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    Want a used pair of Head LD 12, shipped from...

    Want a used pair of Head LD 12, shipped from Calif? $14.35 shipping cost. Make an offer, and I will likely say yes.
    DIN=3.5-12
    brake fits 95mm snugly, so I'm guessing it might be sold as "90mm",...
  16. If you want to go super-cheap with a beater...

    If you want to go super-cheap with a beater oldskool traditional charger, let me know:
    - Nordica W105 190cm 125-105-115 R=48m, beat up badly, but cheap. Make an offer.
    - Dynastar Legend Pro 194cm...
  17. Not sure if any of these qualify, but if I had no...

    Not sure if any of these qualify, but if I had no other options, then I would take a closer look at these 2020 skis:
    - Blizzard Bodacious 196cm
    - Down
    - Dynastar LP 105 192cm
    - Fischer Ranger 115...
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    I don't have strong certainty about this, but......

    I don't have strong certainty about this, but...

    I have observed many outcomes with all-metal bindings, but I don't have thorough experience with outcomes of plasticky bindings like yours. My...
  19. Hey bigwaterbird, edwinn33 changed his price with...

    Hey bigwaterbird, edwinn33 changed his price with his new plan to split the Autos from the Guardians, which is his right and makes sense. Rudy told me he ain't interested at the new prices.

    I will...
  20. Email sent, PM sent for the Atomic Automatic 193...

    Email sent, PM sent for the Atomic Automatic 193 with small Guardians.

    I've been looking for a pair of Autos for a while now...

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  21. Want a used pair of Head LD 12, shipped from...

    Want a used pair of Head LD 12, shipped from Calif? $14.35 shipping cost. Make an offer, and I will likely say yes.
    DIN=3.5-12
    brake fits 95mm snugly, so I'm guessing it might be sold as "90mm",...
  22. I have a huge stash of these parts, but cannot...

    I have a huge stash of these parts, but cannot offer to y'all until I first use the best parts to mount ~30 pairs of skis. Maybe I can offer up around Thanksgiving.

    I will likely have extra toe...
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    I wonder if the Monday crowd will get behind this...

    I wonder if the Monday crowd will get behind this good idea, before we finalize this soon. Thanks for chiming in.



    Another good candidate idea that the mob might get behind, before we finalize...
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    Not saying the following idea is perfectly equal...

    Not saying the following idea is perfectly equal between us, but might be good enough:

    - I pay the extra pending $55 back to kungpow
    - I put in the work to Ebay the jacket (wash it, photos,...
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    Thanks for asking. Wow, kungpow's lies have...

    Thanks for asking. Wow, kungpow's lies have confused you a bit. No, my single vote is I don't want to win all those things. That's not right, plus I hope people can see that the only reason kungpow...
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    I received a PM from someone who suggested...

    I received a PM from someone who suggested another option, so I added it to my list above.
    "legal action could be taken" against me

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    3PinGrin, thanks for chiming in. No, I'm not...

    3PinGrin, thanks for chiming in.

    No, I'm not saying that. Yes, I personally agree with you, 3PinGrin. My single vote is I should pay $55 back to kungpow, even if he keeps politely insisting that I...
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    MY TRANSACTION WITH KUNGPOW IS NOW COMPLETED. The...

    MY TRANSACTION WITH KUNGPOW IS NOW COMPLETED. The disputed transaction is settled.

    kungpow's net loss is one Jacket of Shame + a pending $55 extra bonus payment.
    My net gain is one Jacket of...
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    Wrong. I wrote that the lies were numerous but...

    Wrong. I wrote that the lies were numerous but small, NOT huge whoppers.

    OK, Call-Out.
    Instead of starting chronologically with how everything ACTUALLY happened, this post merely starts...
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    Why do people believe that other powder skirt is...

    Why do people believe that other powder skirt is "identical"? Did kungpow tell you that? That thing is DEFINITELY the wrong length and size, let alone the possible zipper incompatibilities.

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    It's true. The new refund has cleared. Thanks,...

    It's true. The new refund has cleared. Thanks, kungpow.

    To complete our agreement:
    kungpow, please finalize what you want me to do with the item. Let me know now, or within a few days, but not...
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    OK, yes. I will start posting after dinner. No...

    OK, yes. I will start posting after dinner. No idea which lies people would want exposed first, but will address maybe 8-10 instances tonight.

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    Yes, I have not presented the facts yet. All you...

    Yes, I have not presented the facts yet. All you have is kungpow's lies so far. I wanted to let the refund clear before I go into call-out mode.

    But maybe I should begin the call-out now, even...
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    kungpow, why do you keep implying to the public...

    kungpow, why do you keep implying to the public that I expect you to complete the item? That's false under our current agreement. I am not pushing you AT ALL "to get this resolved 'above and...
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    kungpow made a nice effort here by PM'ing me,...

    kungpow made a nice effort here by PM'ing me, telling me he really really wants me to work directly with Monoteleskier, and kungpow will pay/reimburse Monoteleskier.

    This move might be kungpow's...
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    It is pretty clear by now that I am a principles...

    It is pretty clear by now that I am a principles guy, and some other maggots are clear that they let principles slide for little things like a measly $55, powder skirts, etc. Two camps, I accept...
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    Feel free to choose to never sell to me. But know...

    Feel free to choose to never sell to me. But know that your beliefs in that post indicate you fell for 3 of kungpow's lies. And there are 36 other lies on top of that which might be fooling you in...
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    kungpow paid me off quick as soon as the mob got...

    kungpow paid me off quick as soon as the mob got hot, without wanting to discuss any possible win-win solutions, so I don't foresee any more drama now that he paid me off...unless kungpow's pending...
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    kungpow contacted me. He chose a resolution,...

    kungpow contacted me. He chose a resolution, which I will accept if his refund goes through (currently pending).

    I will let kungpow cool off before I address his claims about the facts. I think...
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    This thread has failed to reveal any new ways for...

    This thread has failed to reveal any new ways for me to contact kungpow, and hasn't resulted in him contacting me. Thanks all, for your willingness to help.

    2 hours ago, kungpow posted coherent...
  41. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Hi kungpow, please reply to my PM's to you. I'd...

    Hi kungpow, please reply to my PM's to you. I'd like to resolve our disputed transaction for the Burton Cyclic jacket. Should be easy to resolve, if you just reply and communicate with me. I'm not so...
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    Sticky: I will soon post my high praise for lucknau, but...

    I will soon post my high praise for lucknau, but my first reaction is...



    WTF? Was this a 6-year 20,000-person conspiracy to make sure I never heard there exists a 2600g Lotus138?

    I woulda...
  43. Are your Rossi 120s the type we call "FKS"? Post...

    Are your Rossi 120s the type we call "FKS"? Post your photos.

    I have only narrow brakes for sale (like around 75mm?). You can try to bend your own narrow brakes wider, and if you succeed, then...
  44. Will send you a PM, referring to this photo,...

    Will send you a PM, referring to this photo, asking if you want to replace only 1 of the 7-8 parts within each heel, by harvesting my parts. That way, you only replace the cracked metal piece. I have...
  45. PM'd you. Not interested in buying, just trying...

    PM'd you. Not interested in buying, just trying to help.

    EDIT: To be clear, my PM to him was not about his prices. I merely advised him to scribble out the private name and address text in his...
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    The objective is in the Thread Title. I don't see...

    The objective is in the Thread Title. I don't see how PolyAss would help me find a reader who can get me in touch with kungpow, because PolyAss has a measly 1/30th of the readers that Gear Swap has....
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    So brilliant, SumJongGuy. Made me immediately...

    So brilliant, SumJongGuy. Made me immediately think of this:
    https://y.yarn.co/8a5bf2dd-08b2-42c9-a22b-956b2b5bb880_text_hi.gif



    Seems likely that something weird is going on. But his TGR...
  48. I have super-cheap old Volkl Explosiv 180cm for...

    I have super-cheap old Volkl Explosiv 180cm for you, used & drilled a few times, but shipping from faraway Calif...so mntlion would be a better supplier for your location.

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    An intentionally vague version of my side of the...

    An intentionally vague version of my side of the story is that kungpow breached our agreement, because the contents of the package were incomplete and not as described. Kungpow's last reply...
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    You could ask fat yeti if he still has these...

    You could ask fat yeti if he still has these metal DIN=17 at https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/330131-Salomon-997-din-11-17-trade

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