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    Picshttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220119/f958...

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    ^^^ agree with a lot of what you've said there...

    ^^^ agree with a lot of what you've said there but I actually went the other way... the blaze was so good in design I convinced myself I can handle the katana as well.

    So far I don't regret it at...
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    Yeah I don't know the ratio either but 100g per...

    Yeah I don't know the ratio either but 100g per foot vs 500g in the pack doesn't sound like a trade I'd make.

    You have a good point about skin glide that I never really considered. Where I ski we...
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    A somewhat valid point but not at all the same...

    A somewhat valid point but not at all the same thing as weight on your feet.
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    That's good to hear as I'm heading there on...

    That's good to hear as I'm heading there on Thursday. Was worried about conditions.
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    FS: hotronics S4 + superfeet red

    I switched to lens socks this year so these are up for sale. I like the socks better but these are still a game changer and kept me skiing on colder days for sure.

    I think I used them for 2...
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    Right on man. I appreciate that you have the...

    Right on man.

    I appreciate that you have the budget to try all these skis for me because I don't... and appreciate that you give feedback on all of them.

    I also sent you an unrelated PM I'm...
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    He's suggesting 100g per ski. The real issue...

    He's suggesting 100g per ski.

    The real issue is that you often pay a little more to save a little weight.... so if you didn't save the weight it's tough to be OK with the extra costs.

    But yeah...
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    You don't like traditional mount points so I...

    You don't like traditional mount points so I don't know that you'd jive with the m-pro if you're just going to move the mount way forward.

    Plus you already have the blade for hardpack and the...
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    My 2021 faction candide 5.0 come in a full 200g...

    My 2021 faction candide 5.0 come in a full 200g heavier than the stated weight on the faction web page for that model year.

    There's a thread around here that says they used a different factory...
  11. As #2 in line (with PayPal ready to go), I'd love...

    As #2 in line (with PayPal ready to go), I'd love to hear the status of this ski sale.
  12. ^^^ will the FR192s still be ~ flex 2.5?

    ^^^ will the FR192s still be ~ flex 2.5?
  13. ^^^ I don't have anything against you, 2FUNKY,...

    ^^^ I don't have anything against you, 2FUNKY, and glademasters post was pretty agro... but if you haven't skied both, why are you saying they are the same?

    I will share theories on skis I haven't...
  14. I have fond memories of that place and I was well...

    I have fond memories of that place and I was well over 4ft tall when I first skied it. I was 5'7"... just like I am now. But I was from Ontario so maybe that's a factor.

    I clearly remember...
  15. 2nd in line.

    2nd in line.
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    I own and love the k108 in a 177 and I tend...

    I own and love the k108 in a 177 and I tend towards shorter skis these days... but it's a bit low tide around here so I'm toying with scaring myself with an m102 in a 184 for the day on Thursday.
    ...
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    Oh man.... there's another couple of days at...

    Oh man.... there's another couple of days at least!
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    Maybe of you sold about 6 of those jackets you...

    Maybe of you sold about 6 of those jackets you could ski a couple of extra days?
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    Wow... even their skis that don't have gold in...

    Wow... even their skis that don't have gold in them or a Bentley branding are still $1900 per pair!
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    Really? Having input from a safety perspective...

    Really? Having input from a safety perspective is always mansplaining?
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    Right, but what if they are a skier but identify...

    Right, but what if they are a skier but identify as a snowboarder?
  22. I'm probably not the most qualified to comment on...

    I'm probably not the most qualified to comment on a thread about charging skis since I don't think I really charge.

    But these skis have a big floppy tip if it is the ski I think it is.
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    Agree with this. It's not ideal but it is what...

    Agree with this.

    It's not ideal but it is what it is.

    For 0.1mm I have personally put a little too much base bevel in the affected area to counteract that and it worked for me without a grind....
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    This sounds plausible but another interesting...

    This sounds plausible but another interesting data point is that when I've seen skis that exhibit subtle errors in pressing its often variable relative to the location on the ski.

    I've seen skis...
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    ^^^ that is very disappointing.

    ^^^ that is very disappointing.
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    Ok... apparently I'm doing just fine on waxing. ...

    Ok... apparently I'm doing just fine on waxing.

    With all due respect, your wax might last a long time that way but it's slowing you down instead of speeding you up if you're skiing like that.
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    Anyone know if lift tickets for kimberley are...

    Anyone know if lift tickets for kimberley are still full price given the current situation?

    Also, I assume they are still allowing uphill traffic but are checking for tickets on the back?

    Not...
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    Yup... I totally get that... and I want to try...

    Yup... I totally get that... and I want to try them.

    I do believe the hype... I honestly do.

    But they are similar enough in design to a ski I own and have no intention of getting rid of (rocker...
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    Anything rocker-camber-rocker with a fair amount...

    Anything rocker-camber-rocker with a fair amount of taper.

    Ive personally skied...
    Rocker2 100 (still own and love)
    Rocker2 122 (actually 115 under foot, still own and love)
    Blizzard peacemaker...
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    That's exactly why I would like to try it. I...

    That's exactly why I would like to try it.

    I wasn't even saying anything bad about the mf108, I just shared my thoughts on how I decided between it and the katana... because someone who hasn't...
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    You guys are quite delicate about your ski...

    You guys are quite delicate about your ski preferences, huh?

    Is this the "only say universally positive things about dynastar" thread, or am I allowed to discuss dynastar skis in relation to other...
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    That's what my mom tells me!

    That's what my mom tells me!
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    I'd still like to try the mf108 but decided on...

    I'd still like to try the mf108 but decided on the k108 because I wanted something with unique design elements to try (long comparative running length, subtle rocker, triple radius sidecut).

    The...
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    Every time I read a tuning thread I come to the...

    Every time I read a tuning thread I come to the conclusion that I don't know what I'm doing.

    Having said that, in doing what I'm doing, I don't feel like my wax only lasts a few runs... I'd say I...
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    This is totally true, but I would say she should...

    This is totally true, but I would say she should have spoke up and she didn't.... she said she was going to dig a pit and acknowledged that they didn't care and encouraged them to ski down before she...
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    Yeah... it was right after watching Wavy that I...

    Yeah... it was right after watching Wavy that I made my comments here.
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    Nikolai is an entertaining person to watch for...

    Nikolai is an entertaining person to watch for sure, and maybe it's edited out for brevity... but from that parts I've seen I can't personally get behind the decision making.

    Cody has made some...
  38. Man... I do not need any more fat skis in the...

    Man... I do not need any more fat skis in the quiver as I have a few I barely use already.

    But if there was ever a time to buy a 138 I would think it would be now and from Marshal.
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    I'll back out.

    I'll back out.
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    I lol'd

    I lol'd
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    I think the point of the OPs concern was that he...

    I think the point of the OPs concern was that he didn't know if it would hold and the skis are worth more than the box.

    I totally understand the concern behind the questions.
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    Makes sense.... first world indeed. Looks like...

    Makes sense.... first world indeed.

    Looks like an amazing day and I'm thoroughly jealous. I'm sitting at home in another cold snap nursing what is almost certainly Covid for the whole family......
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    ^^^ I mean... I'm totally jealous... but with all...

    ^^^ I mean... I'm totally jealous... but with all those skis, why did you chose 112 under foot over your others?
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    There's a thread in tech talk that says they...

    There's a thread in tech talk that says they switched factories for 2021, and then to another factory for 2022.

    So you're probably right.
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    Ok I just scanned that blister review and the...

    Ok I just scanned that blister review and the flex profile of the ARV and the 5.0 are totally different.

    Also the ARV has a lot of taper and the 5.0 almost none.... so maybe my rec is off.

    I...
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    Do you want just heavy or is stiff ok? Wow......

    Do you want just heavy or is stiff ok?

    Wow... I can't believe I just typed that.

    I haven't skied mine yet but I just bought relatively cheap faction candide 5.0 off STP and those fit the...
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    I did look at those skis on your site. Your...

    I did look at those skis on your site.

    Your numbers for torsional and longitudinal flex were interesting to me. In particular it suggested the bash was stiffer under foot, about the same fore and...
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    Edited because I have reading comprehension fail...

    Edited because I have reading comprehension fail and you guys are on the same page.
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    Once the OP is sorted I also wouldn't mind...

    Once the OP is sorted I also wouldn't mind another pair, OG or AT but preference to OG.
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    Agree with sierraskier that I would personally...

    Agree with sierraskier that I would personally want more specific a ski for powder.

    Something at least 10mm wider IMO, and more design elements for powder... I.e. less camber, more rocker, and...
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