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    Iíve owned the Meridian 117 and Bibby. The Bibby...

    Iíve owned the Meridian 117 and Bibby. The Bibby is a much better mixed conditions ski but the meridian feels dramatically looser in soft snow. I feel like what really sets the Bibby apart is that...
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    WTB : Tecnica Zero G Pro Tour 27.5

    A bit of a shot in the dark... really not looking for the ĎScoutí version and hoping for something that hasnít been hammered on.
  3. I think these three are actually fairly...

    I think these three are actually fairly different. My thought is that the Factions are going to feel much more 'locked in' than you will like. Given that you like the AKJJ and tend to really enjoy...
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    I have 186 rens (green and white) with Mtnís and...

    I have 186 rens (green and white) with Mtnís and Pomoca skins. Itís pretty incredible.
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    Thatís correct but heís asking about the other...

    Thatís correct but heís asking about the other models and comparing the Elan factory to the Quebec factory.

    Iím not sure... I think there is a drop off from the handmade small batch whiteroom...
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    Well my dreams are finally coming true. 193cm...

    Well my dreams are finally coming true.

    193cm Chipotle Banana is up for pre-order.

    https://www.momentskis.com/products/chipotle-banana
  7. Thread: Bent Chet 120

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    Any thoughts on a 5'5" 110 lbs female skier on...

    Any thoughts on a 5'5" 110 lbs female skier on the 176cm? Current powder setup has been Wailer 112's in a 168. With how different the mount points are I've wondered if it could work.
  8. Just an FYI you have two sizes listed. You might...

    Just an FYI you have two sizes listed. You might want to clarify
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    Iíve been a little confused, correct me if Iím...

    Iíve been a little confused, correct me if Iím wrong.

    18í and prior deathwishís had a slightly softer flex
    19í deathwish gets stiffer
    20í deathwish stiffer and heavier?
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    Not sure if these are still around but I came...

    Not sure if these are still around but I came across them a few days ago.

    https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2525714/
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    Pm'd with a few questions.

    Pm'd with a few questions.
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    Just sold this locally. Thanks to everyone who...

    Just sold this locally.

    Thanks to everyone who inquired.
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    Salsa Colossal Frameset 58cm and CHEAP

    I have a Salsa Colossal 58cm Frameset that I've been trying to move... I know this isn't the exact best place for something like that but I figured I would see if offering a dirt cheap price could...
  14. Thanks to PNW-skier78! New skis are on the way...

    Thanks to PNW-skier78! New skis are on the way next week!
  15. ISO: 184cm Deathwish, Wildcat Or Cease and Desist

    Strange combo I know but thatís whatís on the radar.

    Looking for a new setup for my dad who is in his mid 60ís and still skiing 50+ days a year. Let me know what you have, but Iím fairly set that...
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    This is light enough that this could be a really...

    This is light enough that this could be a really interesting deep day touring ski... A pair of shifts on here could go a long way during good storm cycles.
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    The only other contender is the wood veneer wolf...

    The only other contender is the wood veneer wolf that they released this year. I would not normally spend extra money for ascetics... but dang.
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    Depends on a few factors. How much you think...

    Depends on a few factors.

    How much you think youíll grow and how long you want them to last being one of them. I would likely rule out the 182cm. If youíre 14 and going to grow 5 inches by next...
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    An On3p Swallowtail would sell... But this looks...

    An On3p Swallowtail would sell... But this looks like something strange and one-off... sidecut profile makes it look like it's a modified normal ski.
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    I would likely take the Wrenegade off your list. ...

    I would likely take the Wrenegade off your list.

    For the Woodsman vs Kartel it will likely be a bit of time before we have a full answer but I would say the questions you need to ask are how...
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    Yep. Iíll pm you.

    Yep. Iíll pm you.
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    On the notes of pre-releases a general...

    On the notes of pre-releases a general performance observation. I have freedom RSís with alpine blocks and Vulcans that Iíve used in my Shifts. 25 days on a pair mounted on Line Pescadoís.

    No...
  23. I have 190cm Blister Proís from last year in the...

    I have 190cm Blister Proís from last year in the reduced weight. Iím 160lbs and they feel quick and easy. I had old squad 7ís before that were 2500 grams and felt better through variable snow even...
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    Final bump before I hold these until next fall.

    Final bump before I hold these until next fall.
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    Just finished a Week long tour on Salomon Mtnís...

    Just finished a Week long tour on Salomon Mtnís mounted on 186cm renegades. I had Kingpins before and love the new setup. About 20 total days on them. Simple and trustworthy for remote tours. I was...
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    If your thinking 'non shit snow' I don't see a...

    If your thinking 'non shit snow' I don't see a lot of downsides to the regular Wildcat unless the weight really matters.

    The 108 is a little lighter and will likely be 'very slightly' better in...
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    Bump. Still looking for Aspen tickets. Iím in...

    Bump.

    Still looking for Aspen tickets. Iím in the backcountry Monday - Friday. If anyone has some discounts left over it would be greatly appreciated.
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    Thanks. Ive never been to Aspen Mountain but Iíll...

    Thanks. Ive never been to Aspen Mountain but Iíll keep that in mind.

    Fingers crossed someone comes through.
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    ISO : Discounted Aspen Tickets for 3/30

    I'm looking for two discounted Aspen tickets for 3/30. I am doing a longer hut trip the week prior and looking to ski a day at the resort on the back end with some friends. I'm struggling with the...
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    I would bet money that 182cm Woodsman will be...

    I would bet money that 182cm Woodsman will be nearly identical to 184cm Moments. 187cm being nearly identical to the 190cm Moments.
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    Excited about the 192 option! I hope they're...

    Excited about the 192 option! I hope they're heavy.

    Looking forward to the release in a few weeks!
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    Youíll figure out kick turns on the 184 with some...

    Youíll figure out kick turns on the 184 with some practice. They measure shorter in the tour version by about 2cm. No idea why...

    I would guess more time on the 174cm will make you really...
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    Would you rather work on your form or have an...

    Would you rather work on your form or have an undersized ski?

    174 is going to feel quite short.

    Iím 6í1Ē and donít have an issue doing kick turns on the 190cm. It just takes some practice and...
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    Replied to the PM For the moment these are...

    Replied to the PM

    For the moment these are still up for grabs
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    Monday Bump. Cheap late season boot pickup for...

    Monday Bump. Cheap late season boot pickup for somebody.
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    Dalbello Chakra ID 24.5 Like New

    Like new isnít quite right... they look like someone walked across a parking lot in them one. Pretty much flawless. Just donít work for my wife. Skied maybe 3-4 half days.

    $150 shipped...
  37. Ren feels great in Co powder. Plenty loose. Able...

    Ren feels great in Co powder. Plenty loose. Able slarve slow turns in trees and open it up no problem.

    Also, itís fine on Co hardpack. Not likely but not in any way spooky.
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    If you are going to have multiple setups just go...

    If you are going to have multiple setups just go big. Maybe keep the vectors and go full fat.

    I have pair of Pescadoís and they are the most tip dive adverse ski Iíve been on and they really...
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    If you Ďrefuseí to have tip dive thatís why some...

    If you Ďrefuseí to have tip dive thatís why some people like the Wailer 112. Polarizing but well loved by some.

    A less common model, Prior Husume xtc. Pretty light, fairly far back mount with long...
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    Planning on helping my dad replace his 184cm...

    Planning on helping my dad replace his 184cm Bibbyís. They are 2015 vintage Blister Proís. He is in his 60ís but still skiing 50ish days per year and using them as a daily driver. They are just...
  41. I think you are in the right range. Im...

    I think you are in the right range.

    Im personally quite tempted but I already have four skis in the same width category.
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    Along the lines of the current convo... I have...

    Along the lines of the current convo...

    I have 190 Bibbyís and Iíve been wanting to learn how to butter. Itís a little lame but I would love to be able to do nose butters. I weigh 160lbs and Iím...
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    Only a couple of each model in stock... really...

    Only a couple of each model in stock... really trying to not buy Wren 96's
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    PSA - Cheap ON3P's at Evo.

    On3p's just went on sale at Evo. I impulse bought a set of Wren 114's at $560 it was going to be to much to pass up. Limited stock so jump on it now! The return policy is good if you wise up in a few...
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    I donít think the Ion will be significantly...

    I donít think the Ion will be significantly better but you can adjust the rv to Ď12í whatever that really means and the toe piece is slightly burlier. I would still consider the Ion to have no real...
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    I believe the MTN with an expert spring is...

    I believe the MTN with an expert spring is supposed to be an RV of 11 or 12.

    BUT I think smooth skiing becomes the biggest factor. I am 165 lbs and I've done a couple 15+ foot drops on my MTN's...
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    I agree with the Shift Freeride Bike Comparison....

    I agree with the Shift Freeride Bike Comparison. Does a few things really well but what most people use it for is an incorrect application.

    Put me in the camp that isn't that enamored with the...
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    ISO Tecnica Zero G Tour Pro 27.5

    I know this is a long shot...

    Looking for the current model. I would happily pay cash but Iím trying to avoid droping $899...
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    Bump. Easy stable all mountain ripper.

    Bump.

    Easy stable all mountain ripper.
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    Any word on sizing and weights for the New...

    Any word on sizing and weights for the New Pollard skis? Interested in the outline as something light and playful that might compare well to the Bent Chetler 120. I am hopeful for a size between the...
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