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  1. Been a Soli skier since'91. They are losing my...

    Been a Soli skier since'91.
    They are losing my business because.....ikon.
    I realize I'm small fish and they don't care about my 1 pass
  2. Yeah. Well, soon I'll no longer be a patron and...

    Yeah.
    Well, soon I'll no longer be a patron and I'll be on a tour based ski model:).
    I do like having a pass but fuck ikon
  3. Pushed over the shitshow precipice by ikon=yes +...

    Pushed over the shitshow precipice by ikon=yes
    + The skiing is not cheaper as being claimed
  4. Nah man, we just need a transportation solution....

    Nah man, we just need a transportation solution. It's tough as these are small dead end canyons next to growing megalopolis
  5. :rolleyes2Thats all you got? Yes, by the nature...

    :rolleyes2Thats all you got?
    Yes, by the nature of the fact that I have a pass, I am part of the problem. Which, in and of itself, is a different issue than ikon pass killing the Wasatch experience...
  6. The dumb just keep getting dumber. I HAVE an...

    The dumb just keep getting dumber.
    I HAVE an ikon pass. To a resort I've been skiing since '91, in a canyon I've been skiing since '83.
    Again, know you're facts before spewage! Or, in other words,...
  7. Keenly aware of increasing population....

    Keenly aware of increasing population.
    'Exponential' is keyword here. ikon is the reason, no 2 ways about it
  8. You're an idiot! My pass has gone up in price...

    You're an idiot!
    My pass has gone up in price since IKON and now I pay for parking.
    Know your facts before you start spewing.
  9. I grew up @ the mouth of these canyons. Lived in...

    I grew up @ the mouth of these canyons. Lived in Silverfork for~10 yrs(glad as fuck I no longer live up there). I've witnessed the changes. It's been going on for awhile, but IKON made it...
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    365158 Secure a set of these. Proceed to...

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    Secure a set of these.
    Proceed to crush everything in sight ...
  11. It's ruined the mutherfukin...

    It's ruined the mutherfukin Wasatch..................period!
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    I challenged Hugh to a CD once. Told him I'd even...

    I challenged Hugh to a CD once. Told him I'd even ski on tele gear.
    Keyboard jockey never responded
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    Does the sidewall sound hollow if you tap it w/ ...

    Does the sidewall sound hollow if you tap it w/ a screwdriver handle?
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    I'd just seal that one up and clamp it. Do your...

    I'd just seal that one up and clamp it. Do your best to get epoxy to wet out the delam
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    We got it figured out. That's why I later stated...

    We got it figured out.
    That's why I later stated that 4frnt should have just put a boot toe mark @ 102(.2) or a graduated scale like K2 used to use. Way simpler
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    That probably has more to do w/ not being a...

    That probably has more to do w/ not being a gaper. When you're getting dusted on flat return roads/cattracks and working harder because of it, that's when you'll notice shitty glide
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    What' makes a grind a 'race grind'?

    What' makes a grind a 'race grind'?
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    Yep. I've had the unique experience of...

    Yep. I've had the unique experience of deconstructing around an edge delam on a pair of Wrens before I could repair it.
    They are tough.
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    Fuck, I couldn't agree more. Although the green...

    Fuck, I couldn't agree more.
    Although the green doesn't bother me, especially for the reasons you stated, but I have asked iggy about black bases a few times
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    So from that chart it says 187 straight pull, so...

    So from that chart it says 187 straight pull, so 93.5. Spotted's 310 bsl is 26mm longer so add 1.3 cm to 5.5(Hoji's reco @ 284). So 6.3 cm or 86.7 straight pull from tail, or 6.5-7(87-86.5) straight...
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    So it's based off of his boot @ 284 Seems like...

    So it's based off of his boot @ 284
    Seems like they could have just said boot toe @~102.2 and it would have been less complicated for people. Or a graduated mark grid like K2 used to use
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    Schuhespitze mounting is way old school. Made...

    Schuhespitze mounting is way old school. Made more sense when skis were straight and cambered w/ flat tails.
    I mean on a renegade boot toe(which is generally chord center)mount a 280mm soled boot is...
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    Yeah, I looked it up. It said 880mm @187 for...

    Yeah, I looked it up. It said 880mm @187 for 17/18 model year. Did they change from year to year?
    Midline is midline(or whatever you make your line). The only reason it would change for...
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    That's why I was confused

    That's why I was confused
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    No, SD overthinking it 187 Hojis must measure...

    No, SD overthinking it
    187 Hojis must measure out @ 184
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    Mounting line for 187 Hoji is 88 from tail

    Mounting line for 187 Hoji is 88 from tail
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    Yep. What I'm saying is just make sure the mark...

    Yep.
    What I'm saying is just make sure the mark is in fact 88 and put your boot center there. You don't need to measure -4 as it has been done for you
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    I'm confused. What is straight pull length of...

    I'm confused.
    What is straight pull length of entire ski. A 187 hoji I imagine is at least 184 actual length. Split that in half and you have 92. If you minus the recommended -4, you get the...
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    Looks like Sacrifice replaced the Inferno in...

    Looks like Sacrifice replaced the Inferno in 2013.
    I'd love to get my hands on Kiss of Death's 191(or Jimi's)
    I've had 2 skis start delamming on me w/ minimal days, one came out of that factory! I...
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    WNDR?

    WNDR?
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    Well, the O ring is actually from Wix

    Well, the O ring is actually from Wix
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    Not sure where else to put this, so it goes here....

    Not sure where else to put this, so it goes here.
    For you home waxers/tuners.
    Changed oil yesterday on wife's Lexus w/ replaceable element style oil filter. The cap has a replaceable o ring.364293...
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    I would say that the carbon composite is...

    I would say that the carbon composite is structural. That topsheet damage is not though. I'd still preserve what you can, fill/ seal the rest.
    Maybe put a more aggressive chamfer to the topsheet...
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    Damn, never heard of this ski for some reason....

    Damn, never heard of this ski for some reason. Interesting that they would make 2 motorhead skis w/ basically the same dimensions(inferno). I don't mind the motörhead graphics. Boneshaker is my...
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    G-flex goes without saying:smile:

    G-flex goes without saying:smile:
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    363819 Avulsed topsheet epoxied back down....

    363819
    Avulsed topsheet epoxied back down. Little bulge, but ....
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    ..the titanal layer is pretty fucker'd up!
    Sidewall view. Yeah, it's not cleaned up great, but it's sealed.
    363821...
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    If it were me I'd clean it up, epoxy . down what...

    If it were me I'd clean it up, epoxy . down what you can and seal up the rest via saran wrap method.
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    Reglue top skin Pics yo Same deal as that dps...

    Reglue top skin
    Pics yo
    Same deal as that dps delam thread in the last few days
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    Ha Good info

    Ha
    Good info
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    Probably. Contacted him just before 6pm yesterday

    Probably. Contacted him just before 6pm yesterday
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    That's not good, cuz he said same to me last...

    That's not good, cuz he said same to me last night
    And I told him I was 100%
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    Also you should probably flame treat the...

    Also you should probably flame treat the underside after sand and cleaning with acetone or denatured alcohol(preferably acetone)
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    Use heat. During repair AND curing process too

    Use heat. During repair AND curing process too
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    Didn't claim structural integrity to be...

    Didn't claim structural integrity to be compromised. Delam is a delam, which also includes coreshots.
    Who cares about the looks, it's about stopping further delam. I bet from tip to tail that skin...
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    Very much a delam. Rough it up, clean it, epoxy...

    Very much a delam.
    Rough it up, clean it, epoxy it, cover with plastic and use the tip of the other ski as a form to clamp it
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    Good to know, thanks

    Good to know, thanks
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    Can't remember why I got that impression, hence...

    Can't remember why I got that impression, hence the ? mark.
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    New ones yearly solves long term durability...

    New ones yearly solves long term durability issues.
    I more than likely have a cheeseburger or 2 on XD:smile:
    I'd want 192's and they are now discontinued(?). Can't replace that yearly.

    Sell me...
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    I gave the ski credit. I'd own a pair of 192 for...

    I gave the ski credit.
    I'd own a pair of 192 for 50/50 for sure. I just would not want to beat the R11 around a RESORT on the daily.
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    Whoa dude! Not saying they don't make decent...

    Whoa dude! Not saying they don't make decent skis. It's a lighter built ski meaning lighter(balsa) less resilient wood that's more prone to impact damage. I've got nothing against Blizzard.
    edit to...
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