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    the answer to "WTF is wrong with my boots?"

    Flex discussion above is interesting. Iím ~165lbs in a 130 flex. I often wonder if thats too much, not so much because of how it feels but because I wonder what clydes are skiing. Canít believe...
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    I donít know either but perhaps not so cut and...

    I donít know either but perhaps not so cut and dry. Article states person unloading in front of her fell. In that scenario would you not expect a reasonable liftie paying attention to stop or slow...
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    Sticky: Keep kids skiing pass it down thread...keep it going

    ^^ Boots ought to have either A or C stamped near the midsole mark. C DIN soles are narrower and thinner.

    Langes I am familiar with are C - 21.5 and below, A - 22.5 and above. Other brands may...
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    New Foot Scanner App

    This is pretty cool. The demonstration model is worthy. Makes my feet look way prettier than in real life but numbers seem pretty close to what Iíve measured in the past

    Only issue was it kept...
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    C'mon man. Now is the time to go cos you can see...

    C'mon man. Now is the time to go cos you can see the rocks, after next storm you'll just hit them.

    Did a couple laps in Full Curl yesterday - it was good and didn't hit a thing.
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    FS: NIP 2021 Atomic Backland 117 191

    Well if you could wave a magic wand and make them 184s.......
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    FS a bunch of flourinated wax

    Wholeheartedly agree with your larger points about tactics, line, and technique being far far far more significant factors. And yes, frequently and consistently tuned skis for both training and...
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    FS a bunch of flourinated wax

    USSA really screwed this one up.
    Announcing in June that fluoro was banned for coming season kind of f#$ked everyone, especially those like me who bought a bunch of it in March/April.

    Its...
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    ZipFit Group Buy?

    Hey ZipFit_Jeff,

    One of the issues has always been getting extra omfit cork. Every time I called Mary or spoke to her at Highlands it was always ďstuck on a boat coming from ItalyĒ.
    I know...
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    I think he's lucky not to have lost some knee...

    I think he's lucky not to have lost some knee ligaments as well..
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    Santa Ana is a pretty stout ski for an 11 yr old...

    Santa Ana is a pretty stout ski for an 11 yr old I would think, especially the skinny ones which are stiffer. May be too much ski but I don't know your kid or how she skis . FWIW my wife skis them,...
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    I'm roughly your size, but a bit older and skis...

    I'm roughly your size, but a bit older and skis are going to feel different for us vs someone 180 or 200+.

    FWIW I love the Enforcer's. Definitely worth a look at either 100 or 104. Very...
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    The skinny free skis in my young racer girls...

    The skinny free skis in my young racer girls quivers are Volkl Yumi. 84mm waist and they seem to rail them pretty well. I think the Yumi and slightly wider stiffer Secret can be found fairly well...
  14. Any reviews of the 19/20 or 20/21 Atomic Backland 117?

    Mine are more like 2250g.
    Pair new in plastic are 4498g - I thought that was pretty much spot on the spec but maybe i got a heavy pair.

    New 20/21 ones supposed to 1880g in 184 which if accurate...
  15. I'm curious too. Not just a length change. ...

    I'm curious too.
    Not just a length change. 20/21 quite a bit lighter too. That might be good for some, bad for others. It's enough of a difference for me to have held off from mounting the pair...
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    Well if it makes you feel better there's a hell...

    Well if it makes you feel better there's a hell of alot more stuff to hit this year than any other in recent memory. I reckon we're darn lucky they got snowmaking high on Ajax this year.
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    Great day today - teenager got up and asked if...

    Great day today - teenager got up and asked if she could ski with me - that never happens!!! Found plenty of soft snow all over Ajax and had a blast.
  18. Yup. I was convinced Smith sizing chart was...

    Yup.
    I was convinced Smith sizing chart was whack on the Vantage. Was going to give it to one of the kids but decided to try it for a day or two first. Really uncomfortably tight for two days,...
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    Are you seeing this issue on the bench or on the...

    Are you seeing this issue on the bench or on the hill?
    I felt this vertical movement issue on the hill last week and stopped to clear out ice and snow from under the toe - seemed to solve the issue...
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    Pieps Beacons under fire

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  21. Thread: America's Cup

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    America's Cup

    Iím so stoked for this.
    While I confess a hankering for the old school close combat match racing of past generation boats the flying monohulls are fricken amazing!
    Way more interesting to me that...
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    Actually you might want to check some more - I...

    Actually you might want to check some more - I was talking about L7 but I just reread your first post and you actually said Z7 - those I am not familiar with, sorry for potentially misleading.
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    Probably depends on brand but the langes in my...

    Probably depends on brand but the langes in my household are adult DIN norm soles at size 22.5.

    Also Salomon L7 are compatible with both adult and child din soles but most bindings cannot do both.
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    Sticky: ^^^^ I may have some used kids Hestra mitts...

    ^^^^
    I may have some used kids Hestra mitts tucked in storage somewhere. Will have to go hunting for 'em, not really sure what size or condition.
  25. Well I dunno if this helps but... top to bottom...

    Well I dunno if this helps but... top to bottom phenom, i/o, i/o mag xl

    The i/o looks roughly same or bigger than the phenom but the curvature is different and I think thicker from foam to lens so...
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    2020/21 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    So uglymoney, are you going to go back and edit your initial posts on the matter in an attempt to retroactively add this economic rationale and justify your cognitive dissonance or have you already...
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    Pretty sure the intent of the Roaring Fork valley...

    Pretty sure the intent of the Roaring Fork valley exception was to accommodate the local population living and working in the valley, not the ski tourist who wants to circumvent the pesky testing and...
  28. I went from phenoms to i/o (too small) to i/o x...

    I went from phenoms to i/o (too small) to i/o x mag.
    Really like the size, visibility and lens change of the i/ox mag - with mag just one pair and swap lens easily in seconds instead of the two...
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    Single serve G-flex?? Where? Smallest I've...

    Single serve G-flex??
    Where?
    Smallest I've seen is the 8oz kit and it always dries out and thickens before I use most of it
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    And worth every penny if they work for your foot....

    And worth every penny if they work for your foot.

    Often available online for much cheaper too - i picked up some on fleabay ~$30 recently
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    WTT: Lange RX130 26.5 100mm for 97mm LV

    I've got a pair of brand new, unworn Lange RX130, size 26.5, 100mm last width, in a box but not the original lange box.
    Inquiring if there's anyone out there that may be interested in trading this...
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    Tyler is a quiet but solid, good guy and he's had...

    Tyler is a quiet but solid, good guy and he's had a real tough couple of years. I don't know him particularly well and didn't really know much about his athletic exploits cos he's not the type to...
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    For off the shelf's I like and use A-line...

    For off the shelf's I like and use A-line footbeds. Seem a bit firmer and more arch support than many others plus they have a metatarsal bump that really helps my neuroma.
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    Hotronics or thermics?? Ive got thermics and...

    Hotronics or thermics??

    Ive got thermics and want to do this but I can't figure out how to get the damn casing open
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    Fwiw I wouldn't buy hotronics or thermics used...

    Fwiw I wouldn't buy hotronics or thermics used unless they're damn near free. Batteries don't seem to last all that long (2 - 3 years at most) and often die over the summer even following...
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    So some folks who purchased beacons used...

    So some folks who purchased beacons used presumably with no transferable warranty are getting replacements at no cost and others who have verifiable proof of purchase within extended warranty are...
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    Well you said you didn't want to go this route...

    Well you said you didn't want to go this route but I put thermic heated footbeds (like hotronics just different brand) in my kids boots. Best money I ever spent. No more whining, way less lodge...
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    WTB skins. 158 x 116-81-105

    Looking for skins for a kids touring set up.

    Something to fit a 158cm ski. 116-81-105 or bigger that can be cut down.

    Would like the glide of mohair or mix rather than nylon but have even...
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  41. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    That's what worries me a bit about buying without...

    That's what worries me a bit about buying without trying. GregL sized up too I believe. What are your other boots/sizes?
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    New liner and color I believe. You could...

    New liner and color I believe.

    You could probably just read a bit of the lengthy thread on these boots though which covers all this stuff...

    Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD aka Hawk Extended aka HawX
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    And then a couple weeks later you have 6-8 dull...

    And then a couple weeks later you have 6-8 dull scrapers and we're back to the original premise of this thread
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    Why bother with that or files or sandpaper when...

    Why bother with that or files or sandpaper when you could get one of these.......

    https://www.toko.ch/fileadmin/Dateiliste/Products/Tools/NEU_19/5541911_Scraper_Sharpener_b1.jpg
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    I keep it on year round on the cheapest plan...

    I keep it on year round on the cheapest plan ($12/mo Safety ???)
    Decided I don't need the remote location tracking. It's possible I could be solo and incapacitated and regret that but.....
    ...
  46. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    I'm still intrigued by the new Dalbello Quantum...

    I'm still intrigued by the new Dalbello Quantum in this space as replacement for my old TLT5p that have held up remarkably well all these years.

    GregL seems to like them but he's the only one I've...
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    I still vote clown. Not because the cars...

    I still vote clown.

    Not because the cars arenít pretty darn good and still ahead of anything else efficiency wise which is huge in EV world.

    Rather because heís so full of shit still pushing...
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    They were socializing just fine with safe, ...

    They were socializing just fine with safe, socially distanced, masked, outdoor activities. It's the quarantine because of school that's f#@ked that up and now she's stuck at home for two weeks.
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    Maybe this should go in the rat flu thread but it...

    Maybe this should go in the rat flu thread but it really annoys me right now.

    Send kids back to in person school - four days of essentially mediocre online lessons while physically sitting in a...
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    Just spent way too long this morning looking so...

    Just spent way too long this morning looking so at the risk of pissing you all off I'm just going to ask....

    Linky to latest paper template please ?


    And where did everything fall out on the...
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