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    They're easier to get on edge and will have more...

    They're easier to get on edge and will have more grip. (For the park scenario I can see why wider would be better).

    I'm on the east coast so that gives me my bias, but if you're going to be...
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    This mirrors my experience. Got a $1500 Kitchen...

    This mirrors my experience. Got a $1500 Kitchen Aid dishwasher for $800 buy using HD's price match policy. Had a pump repaired under warranty and again on my own dime. It's been fine since but.......
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    Kinda going through that with my kid who is first...

    Kinda going through that with my kid who is first year U12. He's super tentative in the slalom races and can't seem to set an edge. And in the GS he just slayed it.

    I think a big part of it is...
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    You aim for the trees but miss

    You aim for the trees but miss
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    All of those seem too wide for skiing ice. ...

    All of those seem too wide for skiing ice.

    I'd get something in the mid-80's. It'll still do OK off of the groomed when there's no snow.

    The Fischer Curv 86 GT has been getting good reviews,...
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    Paul Simon - Graceland

    Paul Simon - Graceland
  7. Loved it. What a beautiful part of the world. ...

    Loved it. What a beautiful part of the world.

    The drone footage is just spectacular.
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    When I first read your description I immediately...

    When I first read your description I immediately thought the Head Titan would work.

    Good score for $100.
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    +3 on the base seats not being the greatest. The...

    +3 on the base seats not being the greatest. The GTI or SEL seats bolt right in and are supposed to be way better. Kind of a pain in the ass though.
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    Does your Vantage have the MIPS? I have a non...

    Does your Vantage have the MIPS?

    I have a non MIPS L/XL Mission helmet because the MIPS version was too tight.
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    This shirt is dry clean only, which means it is...

    This shirt is dry clean only, which means it is dirty - Mitch Hedbergy
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    Looks like Fed had to dig pretty deep to pull off...

    Looks like Fed had to dig pretty deep to pull off that win.
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    Tremblant skied surprisingly well. The woods were...

    Tremblant skied surprisingly well. The woods were in play and I didn't hit any rocks.

    Almost got taken out by an absolutely out of control Asian lady, which was...
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    True, I guess I just assumed everyone wore a 27.5.

    True, I guess I just assumed everyone wore a 27.5.
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    I'm 230 lbs, ski as hard as anybody and run my...

    I'm 230 lbs, ski as hard as anybody and run my pivots at 8. Never have had an unintentional release.

    11 sounds crazy to me.
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    That's an aggressive line in the first pic....

    That's an aggressive line in the first pic. Awesome.

    Interesting that the U10's and 12's wear speed suits. Up here that starts at U14. Granted, it's probably a lot colder up here in Eastern...
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    And if you don't use them Costco will take them...

    And if you don't use them Costco will take them back (AFAIK).
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    I don't think you're reading this correctly. I...

    I don't think you're reading this correctly.

    I suspect it can only be used starting 24 hours after purchasing.
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    We have a two Roku devices and like them. Nice...

    We have a two Roku devices and like them. Nice having a remote and the interface is well done.

    We also have a Chromecast that I bought but my wife didn't like it, hence the 2nd Roku. The...
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    I was trying to deceive him but in the end I...

    I was trying to deceive him but in the end I guess I only deceived myself.
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    That's pretty rad for anyone, let alone an 11...

    That's pretty rad for anyone, let alone an 11 year old. Nice work.

    In other kid stoke, my 10 year old beat me by a second (17 vs 18) in a training course this past weekend. I kept mumbling my...
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    Or at least 3 across multiple pockets.

    Or at least 3 across multiple pockets.
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    Cooler rack of lamb, water temp was 135. So so...

    Cooler rack of lamb, water temp was 135. So so good. First time cooking a rack of lamb, don't see a reason to do it any other...
  24. One of my 4 year old pivots (~100 days) was...

    One of my 4 year old pivots (~100 days) was cracked at that junction, with cracks at the front and the back, the back being worse. The shop is ordering me a new baseplate and will fix it.

    Not a...
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    I actually looked closer and it was cracked along...

    I actually looked closer and it was cracked along the rear too, a good 1/4". I have no doubt it would have failed at the worst possible time.

    I owe you a beer.
  26. Thread: Trucks.

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    Used Land Rover LR4 and put the savings vs new...

    Used Land Rover LR4 and put the savings vs new into keeping it running.
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    Damn. Checked my pivots and one of them has a...

    Damn. Checked my pivots and one of them has a crack starting similar to Bottlemans photo, but not nearly as bad. Right side.

    Time to search for replacement base I guess. Or get new skis. These...
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    Yeah, what was up with that recap? I enjoyed...

    Yeah, what was up with that recap?

    I enjoyed it, and was always a fan of their specials. It definitely felt way less rehearsed/staged than the first few seasons of The Grand Tour.
  29. I'm using the Hertel 739 as my main wax, I really...

    I'm using the Hertel 739 as my main wax, I really like it. But it's starts to slow down below -15C.

    This year in going to start mixing it with Maplus Arctic Base for the cold days and just the...
  30. They won't compete with the current crop of top...

    They won't compete with the current crop of top tier tires. I've read that they are noisy. They will be better than a worn winter tire and much better than an all season.

    If the truck sees...
  31. I recently swapped the transmission fluid in my...

    I recently swapped the transmission fluid in my highlander. 2 miles was nowhere near long enough to get the transmission up to speed. A 20-30 minutes was more like it, but the temps were around...
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    My wife ended up buying a coat and pants from...

    My wife ended up buying a coat and pants from them on their black friday sale. Fit was spot on as per their recommendation.

    They do seem to be pushing the social media marketing pretty hard.
    ...
  33. Mind expanding on this? Seems to me there...

    Mind expanding on this?

    Seems to me there are a LOT of people in China who basically live in poverty and create relatively little CO2.
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    Yeah, you can cast from apps that support it. ...

    Yeah, you can cast from apps that support it. You lose a bit of functionality with iphone vs android, but for most viewing it should be fine.
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    I'm gonna go with an exhaust manifold.

    I'm gonna go with an exhaust manifold.
  36. I found it odd that they started carrying skis. ...

    I found it odd that they started carrying skis. Their prices are not at all competitive so I have no idea how they move them.
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    Bourbon.

    Bourbon.
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    The emissions warranty for 11 yrs and 162k miles...

    The emissions warranty for 11 yrs and 162k miles helps too. It covers the turbo, fuel system, emissions components and any check engine light that comes up.
  39. Maybe make him pay for some advanced car control...

    Maybe make him pay for some advanced car control lessons?

    But, if he feels bad about it and learned a lesson that might be enough.
  40. Will you make him repair it with you? That's a...

    Will you make him repair it with you?

    That's a good bit of damage for someone just driving along.
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    Don't most cars have a spot for the tow hook in...

    Don't most cars have a spot for the tow hook in the front and rear?
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    Unfortunately not the case for the Mk7 TDI. The...

    Unfortunately not the case for the Mk7 TDI. The filter is no longer accessible from the top, and you have to undo a wiring harness to get at it. For the extra $30 in labour it costs me, I am happy...
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    If you're going for a gas VW get a 2016 or newer...

    If you're going for a gas VW get a 2016 or newer for Android Auto and Apple Carplay.
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    The warranty is no good for Canadians since you...

    The warranty is no good for Canadians since you have to ship it to the States. At that point, may as well just get a new pair.
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    This is probably some truth to that. But at the...

    This is probably some truth to that. But at the same time a base model Golf is a lot less complicated (i.e. less shit to break) than a Audi or BMW. And the Mk7 is generally regarded as pretty well...
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    If you're going for a TDI, get a 2015. They are...

    If you're going for a TDI, get a 2015. They are a more refined car than the mk.6 and come with a longer warranty that covers a ton of stuff.

    The only major service is at 130k, the timing belt.
    ...
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    Another option for glades is Sutton in the...

    Another option for glades is Sutton in the eastern townships.

    Not a lot of vertical, but lots of options for trees. A fun hill when there's snow.


    Being in Quebec there's the bonus of being...
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    If you're looking for tree skiing in January I'd...

    If you're looking for tree skiing in January I'd just follow the snow.
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    No humping with the electric ones.

    No humping with the electric ones.
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    Generally a non issue since they switch to winter...

    Generally a non issue since they switch to winter blends. I've started my TDI in -30C with no issue.

    The only concerns are if you drive south to where they don't use winter fuel and then head...
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