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    After working at a shop for a few years I started...

    After working at a shop for a few years I started to notice a trend in bindings. Almost 100% of bindings I saw come in that were broken were Markers.
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    Its been a couple years since I worked at a shop...

    Its been a couple years since I worked at a shop so I'm not as up on the goggle game as I used to be. I still have way to many pairs to be in the market for anything new. That being said, the...
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    Tell me more about these Bros. I see it says...

    Tell me more about these Bros. I see it says "euro soft" but indicates that its just the tip and tails? How would you classify the overall stiffness of the ski?
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    Good stuff so far, I'm more interested in the...

    Good stuff so far, I'm more interested in the B-Squads and Legend Pro's right now. I know S3's are fun but not what i'm looking for now and I'm having a hard time not buying those Ace of Spades just...
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    WTB Cheap 90-100 waist ski

    Looking for something a little narrower with some camber to compliment my Sickles that I can pick up on the cheap. This will be used more when I go on trips with friends that like to do high speed...
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    Not gonna get into who's fault is it but come on....

    Not gonna get into who's fault is it but come on. What have you been doing for 2000+ posts. Spending more time online than skiing? Going by the pictures, if you have to ask, I guess you're not...
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    In my experience the Theory is not a typical TGR...

    In my experience the Theory is not a typical TGR ski. From what I recall its no metal and fairly forgiving. I knew a lot of people that loved it, but it caters to more of a once a year vacation skier...
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    Forward pressure will definitely have a big...

    Forward pressure will definitely have a big impact on the binding release. Whoever said shops set the DIN lower do to liability is an idiot or is going to the wrong shops. Just google "DIN chart" and...
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    Alaska resort trip questions

    Going out to Bethel, AK for work in April. A couple guys and I are thinking about taking advantage of the expensed flight to go a little early (or stay late) to get a some skiing in. Realistically we...
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    I've never personally had issues with Marker...

    I've never personally had issues with Marker bindings but after working in a shop for a few years, 99% of the broken bindings I saw were Markers (including recent years) so I can't see myself ever...
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    Likewise, not trying to come at you. I have...

    Likewise, not trying to come at you. I have already played with moving the ladders. I still have rungs to go that I can't reach.
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    The issue is that I'm not engaging the boot, not...

    The issue is that I'm not engaging the boot, not trying to attain an upright stance. That was a really good attempt man. Keep trying, maybe you'll get the hang of it when you hit that 20k mark....
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    Yeah, it has one of those velcro spoilers. What...

    Yeah, it has one of those velcro spoilers. What are your referring to when you say the ratcheting teeth? On the strap? For the buckles?

    I have a hell of a time getting these things on, but when...
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    Should I remount/boot question

    I'm rolling with some 186 Rossi Sickles as a one ski quiver. At the moment they are mounted at +2 on a ski that already has a pretty progressive line. They are fun to play around with but are feeling...
  15. Easy, get a hole saw and take some core samples....

    Easy, get a hole saw and take some core samples. Should tell you everything you need to know.
  16. Running shoes are definitely supposed to be a bit...

    Running shoes are definitely supposed to be a bit bigger to allow the foot to expand. But, I too have sized down in some shoes after being used to ski boots. I was tempted to size down quite a bit on...
  17. Automatics aren't that stiff and they are easy to...

    Automatics aren't that stiff and they are easy to ski. Go longer, 186.
  18. I never had a lot of trouble with those, but it...

    I never had a lot of trouble with those, but it is a marker. 80% of the broken or flawed bindings that came through were markers. Lots of people around here seem to be coming around to them and say...
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    We have sold it for the last couple years in...

    We have sold it for the last couple years in limited quantities. They seem to have decent construction. That Offender is like a 15,000 or 20,000 shell. The material feels tough, like it could...
  20. I have never purchased a ski that I demo'd but I...

    I have never purchased a ski that I demo'd but I think it is a good experience. I at least got a feel for rocker profiles, widths, stiffness, etc. Then when doing homework and asking for help on here...
  21. Anybody tried this Rossignol Experience 100 yet?

    Just saw the short write up on the new Rossi Experience 100 for next year on Blister. I've been looking for a skinny ski in the 100mm range. Something stiffer and was considering Mantras, Bonafides...
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    I realize this is your widest ski but everybody...

    I realize this is your widest ski but everybody around here is going to consider 98mm underfoot as skinny. But, even more important than the width is the design of that ski. It is supposed to be more...
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    Don't remember how they fit together but have you...

    Don't remember how they fit together but have you tried on the helmet yet. Bern's aren't for everyone. When I worked at a shop we brought them in one year and had to sell them all on the cheap to get...
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    Looking for a little advice on possibly...

    Looking for a little advice on possibly remounting my sickles. Got the skis a couple years ago and love them. Super fun and versatile but I mounted them +2 of the 0 line. After being on them in...
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    The knowledge turbo fan is the same lense as the...

    The knowledge turbo fan is the same lense as the regular one.

    I/O is their original quick change
    I/Ox is bigger
    I/OS is ladies

    All should go well with smith helmets


    Sent from my SPH-L710...
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    I was out skiing with some people in Park City...

    I was out skiing with some people in Park City last spring when we got 18" one day. Some of the guys were on the ones and two's. They had them mounted up on the line, so boot center and seemed to...
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    Unfortunatley Oakley lenses are always...

    Unfortunatley Oakley lenses are always significantly more expensive than their competitors. I can't stand Crowbars and the like because its like you have tunnel vision. Do yourself a favor and get...
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    I got my brother the JBL Flip and he loves it. I...

    I got my brother the JBL Flip and he loves it. I am one of those people who does a lot of research before buying. I got some recommedations from here first but did a lot of product testing at stores....
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    Take it easy bud. Hope you don't really take this...

    Take it easy bud. Hope you don't really take this stuff seriously. Believe it or not I have been on a board before and have plenty of friends that ride. Most of my friends have come back to skiing...
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    I guess I'm kinda making fun of them but you're...

    I guess I'm kinda making fun of them but you're missing the point. Since I started there I've been the one skier and aside from putting them in their place my first week, boss included, I normally...
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    Just found my team picture^ And so far I like...

    Just found my team picture^

    And so far I like falling leaf faggots but there are gonna be a couple minors in the field. I'm sure they've heard it before but I don't think there family would...
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    Ya, we have slogans too. It could help add...

    Ya, we have slogans too. It could help add context to "gay trays" because lets be honest. These idiots aren't gonna figure it out without a little help.

    Keep em coming
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    Derogatory Snowboard Terms

    Give me the best you got.

    To provide a little context, I am taking on the responsibility of putting together a fantasy football league for our little shop and some friends and family of the shop....
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    Bushman, what do you like from Odells? I've only...

    Bushman, what do you like from Odells? I've only had the 90 Shilling and 5 barrel. Probably should try their IPA.

    On another note do any of you SLC mags know if Squatters has any distribution? The...
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    One that I've been digging for a bit now is...

    One that I've been digging for a bit now is Summit Brewing's Saga IPA. Its a solid beer and my new standard for IPA's.

    Not saying its the best or my favorite but it embodies what an IPA should be...
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    That fucking sucks. Only met him a couple times...

    That fucking sucks. Only met him a couple times through a mutual friend but was a ton of fun, killer skier, and I think his photos speak for themselves.
  37. Second on the enjoy by. Great choice. Definitelty...

    Second on the enjoy by. Great choice. Definitelty a badass mother fucker kinda beer.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using TGR Forums
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    New Advice on a Bluetooth Speaker

    Sorry, should say "Need advice"

    So I'm looking for a gift for my younger brother and the kid is always listening to music. Like won't take a shit or shower without bringing his iPhone in to play...
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    Nice try, but he's referring to the Volkl One,...

    Nice try, but he's referring to the Volkl One, its a model for next year. I skied with some guys on them late season in Park City. Looked like a pretty solid ski though maybe not for this guy.
    ...
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    I could be mistaken but I'm pretty sure places...

    I could be mistaken but I'm pretty sure places liked Backcountry, Evo, and others are required to have at least one brick and mortar store. They normally make one pretty big, pretty awesome shop,...
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    Hugh, obviously they've heard of the internet and...

    Hugh, obviously they've heard of the internet and are probably aware there are better deals to be had. They simply don't have the time or the patience to wade through all the bullshit out there. How...
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    I work at a shop and I've always been one to...

    I work at a shop and I've always been one to support local businesses when I can but not at the expense of paying more than I can online or elsewhere. Small shops that have survived know that they...
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    My guy at the liquor store turned me onto it and...

    My guy at the liquor store turned me onto it and it changed my life, or at least my opinion of beers. Been loving the rye's recently. He also told me that they are changing to 4 packs soon...
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    Founders red rye ipa Boulevard grainstorm...

    Founders red rye ipa
    Boulevard grainstorm
    Squatters hop rising
    Lagunitas sucks
    Stone ipa
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    Yep, it's the 4.7 V8. I take it that's as simple...

    Yep, it's the 4.7 V8. I take it that's as simple (or hard) as replacing the gasket?

    KGB is it easy to see if these bolts are broken?
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    I haven't heard much about the new ones but with...

    I haven't heard much about the new ones but with the shorter length I can't imagine I would enjoy it as much. Lots of people are talking about the praxis MVP which has similar dimensions. They have a...
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    Anybody else played around on the mount or have...

    Anybody else played around on the mount or have an opinion either way. I mounted mine up at +2 after reading the blister review, which ultimately sold me on these. I really love the skis ability to...
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    Thanks for the input reverend. I'll have to stop...

    Thanks for the input reverend. I'll have to stop intentionally driving over nails, should have known it would catch up to me.

    As for the oil shortage, I'll take that one. I have the oil changed...
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    Most if not all of yakimas boxes open both ways....

    Most if not all of yakimas boxes open both ways. I know for sure that the whole Sky Box series does.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using TGR Forums
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    No, the ticking noise just started and that is...

    No, the ticking noise just started and that is what made me realize I was low on oil. Never had a problem with it before. I've been paying attention when pulling out of parking spots or anywhere its...
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