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    There is one with his signature in La Graves...

    There is one with his signature in La Graves SCOTT Reference Center La Grave(originallagrave). It hangs way back in the shop and the owner was not willing to sell it to me...
  2. My two cents here: I am sking in Andermatt for...

    My two cents here: I am sking in Andermatt for almost 20 years now. The Town (and Mountian) was sold to an Investor some 10 years ago. His plan was to build some kind of new Sankt Moritz for the...
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    Sticky: What is the advantage of using ZipFits? They are...

    What is the advantage of using ZipFits? They are quite expensive, is there are better performance that is worth the price tag?
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    I am the same gear freak. I am with Bandit Man.

    I am the same gear freak. I am with Bandit Man.
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    Oh well, say goodbye to the Legend Pro Rider, LP...

    Oh well, say goodbye to the Legend Pro Rider, LP 105 or whatever its last name was.
    The replacement is there: The M-Pro 108

    Dynastar Skis 2023 Preview - Powder7 Lift Line Blog
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    Still, with the new strive also available in 16,...

    Still, with the new strive also available in 16, the STH appears to be doomed. Look Pivots will than the last living legend bindings.
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    No, it does not. However it states the suggested...

    No, it does not. However it states the suggested retail price: 750 Euro (same price as the XT)
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    Since boot development could take years of...

    Since boot development could take years of testing and the boots will be presented soon, I assume the all work is already done. However, done by the Scarpa people. Now, before all the markting and...
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    Ahhh, I really wonder if it will be more like the...

    Ahhh, I really wonder if it will be more like the 120 or if they will give the 110 a stronger flex...

    That Ski - the BC 110 - and the new LP105 are the two skis I am saving money for...
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    I agree on your first day comments on the Mantra...

    I agree on your first day comments on the Mantra - got the same first day impression
    I ride the 191s and they are not beasts - or at least they are well behaved beasts. Could be that my specs helps...
  11. Looking forward to this shoot-out :-))

    Looking forward to this shoot-out :-))
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    Yes, get yourself a rental car. Conditions may...

    Yes, get yourself a rental car. Conditions may vary form one valley to the other. So having a car gives you the chance to follow the snow.

    As for Andermatt (my favorit place for many years) do not...
  13. That is a statement from Bandit Man I find to be...

    That is a statement from Bandit Man I find to be very accurate:

    "I understand why the Enforcer 104 is so popular. It does a lot of things very, very well and you don't have to be a strong or...
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    Hey, what a great goal! Please keep posting how...

    Hey, what a great goal! Please keep posting how it all works out for you. My retirement is far away, but that is exactly what I want to do - Just Skiing...
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    Sticky: I might be mistaken here but I think you wrote...

    I might be mistaken here but I think you wrote once a brief review about the Whitedot Ragnaroks - what happend to them :-)
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    Great. Unreal. Best Skier.

    Great.
    Unreal.
    Best Skier.
  17. Yes, the terrain around those areas is worth it....

    Yes, the terrain around those areas is worth it. You will be surprised and scared.
    Travel around.
    Mid December is bad. Do not go. Go not before Mid-February.
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    Well my comment to that is a little bit late, but...

    Well my comment to that is a little bit late, but I am 6,2 and 225lbs too and use the Dalbello Krypton ID. It is way stiffer than the Cochise 130 or the Lange RS 130.
    It comes with extra parts to...
  19. Would be very interested to hear how would you...

    Would be very interested to hear how would you compare the E104 free with a E100 (before 2021)? I assume the E100 is more stable at Speed or when going through crud.
  20. Okay, here is my take on the Enforcer 104 Free: ...

    Okay, here is my take on the Enforcer 104 Free:

    I ski the 104 in 191cm with a Look Pivot 18 mounted on recommended. I am 6.2 and my weight is 225lb. So I am more on the tall and heavy side. I...
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    About 3-4 times it was very close. This one was...

    About 3-4 times it was very close. This one was stupid and scary:

    Went to Greece backpacking all by myself. One day I took a walk by the ocean, far away from the nearest village. It was a rocky...
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    With this very little information I must assume...

    With this very little information I must assume that you must life a very interesting life.
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    Had them too. Good bindings, just a very few...

    Had them too. Good bindings, just a very few prereleases. For the heel part the DIN-skale got lose and lost quite often.
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    Hope you guys hang in there and stay in business...

    Hope you guys hang in there and stay in business - minus 50% could kill a company...
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    That sums it up.

    That sums it up.
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    Salomon SX92X Salomon 916 (or Steel) Marker...

    Salomon SX92X
    Salomon 916 (or Steel)
    Marker Comp 18 or 20
    Völkl Katana
    Völkl Shiro

    Bindings with Full Metal Housing and the old Katanas and the old Shiros. Those were the days.

    Found myself...
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    Sticky: Thanks for your long answer. Very much...

    Thanks for your long answer. Very much appreciated!
    I had to laugh out loud as I read the section about the enforcer. That were excatly my intentions too and I am too concerned about how they ski....
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    Sticky: Would like to hear your thoughts on your quiver....

    Would like to hear your thoughts on your quiver. What Ski do like best for what usage? This would be a dream quiver for myself. How does the green monster work with this tiny binding?
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    I am 6'2'' and have a weight of 230 lbs in...

    I am 6'2'' and have a weight of 230 lbs in boxers. I use ATK 14 Freeriders and Beast 14 and Beast 16. I ski rather fast and my skiing style is quite questionable (read: Jerryofthe…). Those bindings...
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    Sticky: Had all of them over the course of time. Still...

    Had all of them over the course of time. Still mad at me for selling the yellow ones. Got them new in the original box and not used two years ago. Sold them because I did not trust the plastic...
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    Sticky: Had all of them over the course of time. Still...

    Had all of them over the course of time. Still mad at me for selling the yellow ones. Got them new in the original box and not used two years ago. Sold them because I did not trust the plastic...
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    Sticky: What a Dream of a Ski quiver! They all look...

    What a Dream of a Ski quiver! They all look pretty new? Some serious investment there. I think everytime a would walk by this quiver I would pause and look at them in silence.
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    Great, like always - even if things do not...

    Great, like always - even if things do not proceed as planed it still is and looks great.
    Anybody any idea or information why he is posting so little content?
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    Yes, buy fat skis. Now. On those epic days it...

    Yes, buy fat skis. Now. On those epic days it does make a big difference. You will be amazed what "surfing" pow really means. Sure they won't be in use that often, but when the conditions allow it...
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    I am feeling the urge to go there - fast.

    I am feeling the urge to go there - fast.
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    That is funny - maybe that old guy had ancestors...

    That is funny - maybe that old guy had ancestors in Germany? Because that is something old guys say here in Germay say too.
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    Sticky: Thanks for the offer, but shipping to Germany...

    Thanks for the offer, but shipping to Germany might be a little much :-)
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    Sticky: Nice, I used to ski the LP105, the XXL and the...

    Nice, I used to ski the LP105, the XXL and the Intuitive as well. Sold all of them over the years. Miss the XXL, which I should not have sold.
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    Sticky: Thanks for the info! - will man up and mount them...

    Thanks for the info! - will man up and mount them soon - but can never give them away, there were once owned by Alberto Tomba... ;-)
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    Sticky: That Look Binding on the QLab looks quite old....

    That Look Binding on the QLab looks quite old. Since the back of the binding has not changed for decades, the front toe is truly old. May I ask: Any issues? Does it still work safely? I am asking...
  41. Same here, only that I got my 191 E104 on the day...

    Same here, only that I got my 191 E104 on the day all resorts closed. So I have to wait till next season. Happy to share how they ski then. I am in the same heavy class of 6.2 and 225, so me and my...
  42. Well, the Whitedot Ragnaroks VII are stiffest ski...

    Well, the Whitedot Ragnaroks VII are stiffest ski I own and ride. Everytime I pick these killers I have to man up and get myself into the terminator-modus

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    The Black Crows Sevun, the LP...
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    Hi, this bindung looks for sure interesting....

    Hi, this bindung looks for sure interesting.
    maybe Marker is following this inventor / start-up / new prototype (just for the front toe construction): https://bavarianalpinemanifest.com/produkt/
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    Sticky: Well, here is my quiver - cant wait for the next...

    Well, here is my quiver - cant wait for the next season to start...:D

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    Down 107, 184cm
    Dynafit Chugach, 194cm
    Atomic Atlas, 192cm
    Zag Slap XL, 194cm
    Kuro, 196cm
    Whitedot Ragnarok,...
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    No to distract from the topic here but kind of...

    No to distract from the topic here but kind of ski is Daron holding?
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    (I am little bit late here...) Well said. There...

    (I am little bit late here...)
    Well said. There is no reason for all that hate. Acknowledge that you got honest anwers from the owners himself. Has the CEO of Atomic, Amer or the CEO of any other...
  47. Thanks

    Hi everybody,
    thanks for this great thread! Due to this thread I found out about how to repair / restore a lost AFD on a LAB 916. It worked just fine and I will post pics of it later today. Again,...
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