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    The tightness of the pivot for the heel flap on...

    The tightness of the pivot for the heel flap on the 110 and 145/180 can be adjusted with an easily accessible torx-head bolt.
    So if a flap is flipping up during skinning, just tighten up the bolt a...
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    Whoops, I'm sorry, you're right on that -- my...

    Whoops, I'm sorry, you're right on that -- my fault for texting quickly from the skintrack.

    So the ATK AL05 requires a min 14.5mm gap.
    Measuring my Alien 3.0 in a 145/180/Trofeo w/o plate = 11mm....
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    The latter.

    The latter.
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    That spacer is designed to click into the Core...

    That spacer is designed to click into the Core binding.
    Maybe you could jerry rig a mounting system somehow, but the height might still be too thick for the 180.
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    ^ The add'l heel riser height from rotating the...

    ^ The add'l heel riser height from rotating the 145/180 model by 180 degrees (and then flipping the flap by 180 degrees in the other plane) is listed as 5mm, which matches up with my own...
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    I found some Vertical ST plates but the plastic...

    I found some Vertical ST plates but the plastic extension was removed.
    So although the crampon clips still attach fine, crampons might be prone to sliding laterally without the pressure from the...
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    Classic toe plates would impart crazy high delta...

    Classic toe plates would impart crazy high delta unless you added another shim underneath.
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    Glad I'm not the only one who did exactly that!

    Glad I'm not the only one who did exactly that!
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    Just to confirm what has already been posted: ...

    Just to confirm what has already been posted: the 145 and 180 are the same bindings. The only difference is that the 180 is a really great deal by bundling in some nice accessories (the leash is...
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    The detector is directional, but not *perfectly*...

    The detector is directional, but not *perfectly* so: unlike a beacon, which is essentially searching *everywhere* around the searcher, the RECCO detector is *primarily* searching in the direction at...
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    I asked Mike, and the binding is already...

    I asked Mike, and the binding is already available:
    https://www.haganskimountaineering.com/collections/bindings/products/core-pro-1
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    Agreed, re my Helio 145/180. I think much of the...

    Agreed, re my Helio 145/180. I think much of the credit goes to ATK refining the same basic binding over many (many) years, instead of bouncing around between different designs.
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    I confirmed the 145/180 data from Skimo Co,...

    I confirmed the 145/180 data from Skimo Co, except that the adjustment plate is definitely 5.5mm (not 5.0 or 6.0), so the 180 ramp deltas should be adjusted accordingly (i.e., downward by a whopping...
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    I've always been puzzled why BD ever carried that...

    I've always been puzzled why BD ever carried that model in the first place: all the BD ski models would be better mounted with any of the other Helio models rather than the Helio 110.
    (Even I of...
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    Update of sorts: just now mounted a new setup...

    Update of sorts: just now mounted a new setup that had arrived last Wednesday, and, oh, the Ultra bindings are already shipping with the new rolling-in pins.
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    More persnickitiness: the R.C.A World Cup...

    More persnickitiness: the R.C.A World Cup Vertical and Revolution World Cup share the two-position heel riser of the SL World Cup and SL Lightweight Worldcup.
    (Which is really just the standard low...
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    You're a brave man for attempting this, thanks! ...

    You're a brave man for attempting this, thanks!

    If you want to get really picky though, the Hagan Ultra and the BD Helio 110 are exactly the same as each other.
    However, for the 2019-20 season,...
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    The crampon can also break where the little bar...

    The crampon can also break where the little bar (steel) attaches to the crampon body (alu) -- unfortunately I discovered this the hard way (using a 100mm crampon when I could have just barely gotten...
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    Cool, thx!

    Cool, thx!
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    Also just noticed that the Outdoor Gear Lab...

    Also just noticed that the Outdoor Gear Lab review claimed the binding has only one heel elevator position.
    Granted, the higher position gets you only another half cm, but still, the binding is...
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    Wow, good eye -- I never noticed that! So...

    Wow, good eye -- I never noticed that!

    So playing around with a pair, yes, you're correct: mounted the way on the ATK website, the contours of the binding allow for more clearance of the boot...
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    I remember that passage very well! I found that...

    I remember that passage very well!
    I found that statement when I first read it to be both motivating and daunting.
    But after I went through the experience of skiing extensively in three different...
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    Now tied with this new model:...

    Now tied with this new model:
    https://skimo.co/arva-evo5-beacon#tab-review
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    It's to help any searching beacon. The idea is...

    It's to help any searching beacon.
    The idea is to avoid transmitting on a vertically oriented antenna, which will have suboptimal alignment with the beacon of any rescuing (except for a searcher...
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    I have this old list of additional educational...

    I have this old list of additional educational resources:
    https://avycourse.blogspot.com/2010/04/additional-educational-resources.html
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    Interesting observation -- thanks for sharing...

    Interesting observation -- thanks for sharing that perspective.
    I haven't read the book front-to-back thoroughly since, hmm, whenever the first edition came out.
    That first reading motivated me in...
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    Correct on the binding design. $145 plus...

    Correct on the binding design.
    $145 plus shipping from 01002
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    She's wonderfully consistent about not speaking...

    She's wonderfully consistent about not speaking up:
    "Confidential details about her admirably cautious spending habits, however, were revealed in an article her ex-husband wrote for theNew York...
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    Atomic RS:10 skate skis 190cm with Pilot skate...

    Atomic RS:10 skate skis 190cm with Pilot skate bindings.
    Only light use, by a friend who stopped nordic skiing many years ago, and finally gave them to me to sell.
    Length is 190cm. By looking at...
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    Pretty much the only helpful aspect of her...

    Pretty much the only helpful aspect of her article have been your posts -- much appreciated!
    (And too bad the NYT doesn't see fit to publish anything from you instead.)
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    I was thinking of that too:...

    I was thinking of that too:
    http://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/jetforce-tour-26-BD681324_cfg.html
    Like you wrote, zero travel worries, and super-easy system reset.
    But pretty significant...
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    Thanks for posting this -- I too found this...

    Thanks for posting this -- I too found this article interesting, but only for the insight into the perspective of a nightmare of a student for any fellow course instructor.
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    Any recent experience with this system for air...

    Any recent experience with this system for air travel within the U.S.?
    This new model sure is tempting:
    http://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en/jetforce-ul-26l-BD6813380002S_M1.html
    TSA is very...
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    Here's my Duetto review:...

    Here's my Duetto review:
    https://skimo.co/grivel-duetto-helmet#tab-review
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    I think the First Order version has better...

    I think the First Order version has better peripheral vision?
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    Orange poop. That version is still available...

    Orange poop.
    That version is still available cheap on closeout, but the newer version is more ... refined?--
    https://skimo.co/petzl-sirocco-helmet
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    They sometimes also have used toe pieces for...

    They sometimes also have used toe pieces for sale, worth an email inquiry.
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    Helpful comparison chart here (mixing in...

    Helpful comparison chart here (mixing in climb-only helmet and dual-cert):
    https://skimo.co/compare-helmets

    Informative video here for the new dual-cert Grivel:...
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    This is now available:...

    This is now available:
    https://skimo.co/grivel-duetto-helmet
    Essentially a take on the original Petzl Sirocco, but all angular instead of crystal dome style, and somehow beefed up a bit so it...
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    Not exactly: Petzl paid a testing agency to run...

    Not exactly: Petzl paid a testing agency to run some tests according to the official protocol, but exactly what standards the helmet did (or did not) pass are entirely unknown to the public....
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    The former.

    The former.
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    Glad to know I'm not the only one who has dropped...

    Glad to know I'm not the only one who has dropped a binding mounting screw and then proceeded to fumble around looking for it!

    For anyone who really wants to get into mounting these bindings, this...
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    Both the Micro and Evo5 take only a single AA....

    Both the Micro and Evo5 take only a single AA.
    But regardless of that, I weigh beacons with batteries.
    For those particular models, I never bothered weighing them with the harnesses.
    And with the...
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    I often stop at the McDonald's in town on the way...

    I often stop at the McDonald's in town on the way to the first race venue to use the bathroom.
    I'll scout out the AED next time I'm there!
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    For this race:...

    For this race:
    http://nerandorace.blogspot.com/p/course-layout-bolt-at-greylock.html
    ... the trailhead is about a minute or two from town EMS, so an AED could be at the base far faster than we can...
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    The new Arva Evo5 is essentially tied: I weighed...

    The new Arva Evo5 is essentially tied: I weighed it at 5g more than the Micro, and the size sure seemed to be a draw.
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    Here's their brief blurb:...

    Here's their brief blurb:
    https://www.foremostequipment.com/repairs/
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    Okay, good points, thanks. But setting aside...

    Okay, good points, thanks.
    But setting aside Fleabay, lots of refurbished models:
    https://www.foremostequipment.com/aeds-refurbished/?sort=priceasc
    I'll email them to ask about exactly what their...
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    It covers backcountry races with no AED up high...

    It covers backcountry races with no AED up high on the hill, so any used AED stationed at the top of the course would be a potential improvement.
    And do used AEDs have dead batteries? Or just...
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    Since there are already ski forums in which...

    Since there are already ski forums in which people ask about buying really old used avalanche beacons that were poorly rated models in their day, no need for AED forum participants to chime in on...
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