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    Curious about this too. Just picked up a pair of...

    Curious about this too. Just picked up a pair of ion 12s. Sounds annoying to be clicking while skiing. Anyone else with the newer ions experience this?
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    No experience with Ski Monster, but two other...

    No experience with Ski Monster, but two other options come to mind. Ken Jones in Manchester, NH isn't too far. There was a tech there named Lonny who was good. You could also try Mike deSantis at...
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    Thanks for the tips. Given the current forecast...

    Thanks for the tips. Given the current forecast probably not getting a guide. Trip is locked in due to my wife's work thing so we'll make the best of it. Probably just rent some carving skis for...
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    Any update on when these will be available? ...

    Any update on when these will be available? About to order some stuff. Thanks!
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    Heading to St. Anton at the end of the month...

    Heading to St. Anton at the end of the month (Jan. 25-27th). Wife has a work thing in Munich. Trying to figure out whether we should hire a guide for one of those days. She's a decent skier, but...
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    BSL is 315. I'l do a test mount and also compare...

    BSL is 315. I'l do a test mount and also compare the template. Thanks for the suggestions.
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    Haven't mounted skis in a while. Putting some...

    Haven't mounted skis in a while. Putting some Look Pivots on my new Billy Goats. I've got one of the early Jigarexs. I can't remember (or find) whether I should mount the toes on the line and then...
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    Any changes for the 2020 130? I've got the...

    Any changes for the 2020 130?

    I've got the older yellow 120s (2016?) and I'm getting tired of swapping out the toe blocks (I leave the heal on). Want to get the new ones, but I'm a little...
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    Heading up to Orford tomorrow for the beginning...

    Heading up to Orford tomorrow for the beginning of the holiday week. Kids will be in lessons at least part of each day so I'll have some time to myself. Anybody up that way this week?
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    I like Ski Monster. But I'm not sure if they...

    I like Ski Monster. But I'm not sure if they have really good boot fitters. I've always either gone north (PJ Dewey at Race Stock in VT is great) or to Ski Stop in Westwood, Mass. There was a guy...
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    Checking in! I'm excited for this season. New...

    Checking in! I'm excited for this season. New baby on the way in January, so it will probably be an early season and spring type of year for me. We got passes again for Pats Peak. Good spot for...
  12. I've also skied my Cochise boots like this for a...

    I've also skied my Cochise boots like this for a few years. They've released fine. I haven't noticed the increased ramp angle.
  13. Excellent day at Snowbird yesterday. I was at...

    Excellent day at Snowbird yesterday. I was at the rope drop for the Cirque. People just falling all over the place. It was like one of those bike races where one person falls and everyone else...
  14. Very cool. I'm always amazed at the interesting...

    Very cool. I'm always amazed at the interesting people you randomly meet out on the hill.

    I'm heading out towards you guys tonight if anyone wants to ski! Probably at Snowbird most of the time,...
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    Thanks! Email en route. Good to know you guys...

    Thanks! Email en route. Good to know you guys repair, as my shop skills are not always the greatest.
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    Heading out to Utah tomorrow. While packing up...

    Heading out to Utah tomorrow. While packing up my 191 BGs I noticed a ding on the edge that's pushing up the base a tiny bit. Maybe 2 mm at the most. You can see the base flex a little when you...
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    How different is the instep? I have the Cochise...

    How different is the instep? I have the Cochise 120 from last year and the instep is just on the edge of too tight for me. I like the idea of my alpine boots (27.5 Mach 1s) having the same BSL as...
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    Meanwhile tons of other spots on the mountain are...

    Meanwhile tons of other spots on the mountain are much quieter. This is why Road to Provo and Mineral on a powder day are a good thing.
  19. Looks like I spoke to soon. Both kids have the...

    Looks like I spoke to soon. Both kids have the flu. Between the ear infections and stomach bugs, this winter has been one sickness after another and not much skiing. Hopefully Jay Peak will make...
  20. Goniff. I'm at Jay Tuesday through Thursday with...

    Goniff. I'm at Jay Tuesday through Thursday with the family. I'm up for some turns. I'll have my touring gear also. I'll send you a pm.
  21. I've got a jigarex, but no plates for beasts. If...

    I've got a jigarex, but no plates for beasts. If you can find the plates you're more than welcome to borrow the jig.
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    I'm wearing jeans, and heading over now. But I'm...

    I'm wearing jeans, and heading over now. But I'm no iceman.
  23. As suggested, I'd start with the new router and...

    As suggested, I'd start with the new router and see if that helps. The newer router should have better antennas. If that doesn't work you can set up your old router in a different location using...
  24. This. Most likely a Blizzard problem, not a...

    This. Most likely a Blizzard problem, not a dynafit one. Supposedly, the newer batches of Blizzard skis have fixed this.
  25. Got a response from Dynafit CS. They'll only...

    Got a response from Dynafit CS. They'll only upgrade the non-ribed version. I was hoping they'd at least swap the heels for ones with the stronger screws. Overall, IMO they're not handling this...
  26. That's helpful. Just sent an email to Dynafit...

    That's helpful. Just sent an email to Dynafit CS. I've got the reinforced rib, but the old shitty screws. We'll see what they say.
  27. How many people have had problems with the newer...

    How many people have had problems with the newer version 1 rads? I've got the ones not included in the recall, but am still somewhat sketched out by them.
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    I was just thinking this yesterday. There seems...

    I was just thinking this yesterday. There seems to be no way to avoid getting stabbed by the plastic.
  29. I can't recommend the leash enough. But not for...

    I can't recommend the leash enough. But not for the leash part. The handle on the back is great for kid wrangling. I also used lots of jelly bean bribes.
  30. Nice to see some snow finally. Pats Peak was...

    Nice to see some snow finally. Pats Peak was pretty dismal on Sunday. They do a good job with what they have. My 5 year old and I are pass holders there this year. Last time I had a pass was in...
  31. I skied my BGs last year out in Utah in really...

    I skied my BGs last year out in Utah in really horrible conditions. It went from warm to freezing overnight and everything was rock solid. And they skied surprisingly well. I view them as more of an...
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    Ski Stop is solid. I had some new boots fitted...

    Ski Stop is solid. I had some new boots fitted there recently and they seemed to know their stuff. Summit is supposed to be really good for tunes, but I've heard they take your bindings off each...
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    Did you get your Cochise working with these? ...

    Did you get your Cochise working with these? I've been keeping the tech heal pieces on and just swapping the toes. Would be nice to just leave one set on.
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    Just ordered some of that Briko-Maplus Medium. ...

    Just ordered some of that Briko-Maplus Medium. My seemingly endless supply of Swix Universal finally ran out. I'm usually waxing after three or so days. If this new wax gets me a few more days it...
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    Sold to zartagen.

    Sold to zartagen.
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    Bump.

    Bump.
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    I ended up just leaving the heals on and swapping...

    I ended up just leaving the heals on and swapping the toes. Worked fine with my FKSs. I'm not a fan of taking the wood-screw in the back on and off all the time.
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    Anybody have any recent experience with Ski Stop...

    Anybody have any recent experience with Ski Stop in Westwood, MA? It looks like they were acquired by Boston Ski & Tennis, but some of the same staff is still in place, in particular the boot...
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    They should. I'm going to try and sell...

    They should. I'm going to try and sell everything together, but if I'm not able to I'll let you know.
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    FS: Tecnica Cochise 120

    These are the first version in 27.5. Small punch on each for 6th toe. The liner is brand new. The shells probably have about 12ish days on them. They are in great condition, but there is some...
  41. Program looks good this year. I really enjoyed...

    Program looks good this year. I really enjoyed last year's program and am going to try and make it again this year.
  42. It takes days for the initial backup. But after...

    It takes days for the initial backup. But after that it just backs up anything new.
  43. Check out Crashplan. If you sign up for 1 year...

    Check out Crashplan. If you sign up for 1 year it comes to $5/month. After the initial set-up it runs in the background so you don't have to remember to backup. Couple that with an external...
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    That was a quality tribute BD. Sorry for your...

    That was a quality tribute BD. Sorry for your loss.
  45. Prepared for Terries. ...

    Prepared for Terries.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiWIOKKuyGE
  46. Chips = Line of the Winter! But yes, BGs do well...

    Chips = Line of the Winter! But yes, BGs do well on hardpack, which now that I think about it is what I actually skied at Snowbird this year with my 191s.
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    Auto updates sound sketchy. Pro version you can...

    Auto updates sound sketchy. Pro version you can delay them at least. I've got no interest in Microsoft auto downloading and installing drivers or really any update.
  48. Yeah, it's the coldness that's worrying me a...

    Yeah, it's the coldness that's worrying me a little. Love the spring skiing, but it needs to soften up some. I'll be getting in around 10:30 tomorrow and will probably head right up to Snowbird. ...
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    That's probably what I'll end up doing. Hopefully it warms up enough to soften the snow some.
  50. Coming in on Wed. for four days. Not too excited...

    Coming in on Wed. for four days. Not too excited about the forecast. How's the high-north stuff faring? I'm guessing after the heat early this week and the blast of cold coming on Wed. everything...
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