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    Compromise between what Hoji was passing along...

    Compromise between what Hoji was passing along and what Dynafit ended up delivering on. He basically says as much in the Mountain Life article.

    And yah the Beast might be a good boot for some but...
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    Little birdies tell me that for 17/18 there is a...

    Little birdies tell me that for 17/18 there is a new Hoji boot coming. Apparently the Vulcan was a compromise, and the New Thing Will Be Better. Same birdies also said current Vulcan sans carbon was...
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    So I haven't ridden the 124 yet either. But —...

    So I haven't ridden the 124 yet either.

    But — I have been fondling the pairs at Escape Route in Whistler and will snap pics next time.

    The P3 and Foundation versions have different shapes....
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    Probably be me, but my mounts vary: 08 L120...

    Probably be me, but my mounts vary:

    08 L120 190cm Pure: +3*
    12 W99 191 P2 191cm: +1
    13 W112RP P3 192cm: +1
    13 RPC P3 192cm +1.5
    13 L120 P3 Spoon 190cm: +1.5
    13 L138 Spoon 191cm: on da line....
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    ola maggots. I'm still rocking my RPC P3s. My...

    ola maggots. I'm still rocking my RPC P3s. My pair has become my go-to rock skis as they've taken a serious beating but keep on tickin'. I've JB Welded one tail back together, p-texed the base...
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    IMO, yes. I mean, weird snow is weird snow, your...

    IMO, yes. I mean, weird snow is weird snow, your weird snow is not my weird snow, what you find weird I find a fetish, etc etc etc, but yes: it's not just stiffness, the RPC has less splay, less...
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    Hey Andyski, Have you demo'ed the 190...

    Hey Andyski,

    Have you demo'ed the 190 W112RPs? Just checking, as it sounds like you could rip them and the second option here is the new iteration, the v2, aka the W112RP.2. It's toned down in...
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    ^^ I still own the 08/09s, these are the first...

    ^^ I still own the 08/09s, these are the first edition post-bamboo sidewall and for me was the definitive L120... UNTIL the 13/14 edition. A few notes,

    • the rocker has been reduced 13/14 and is...
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    The gods smiled on you. What an incredible trip.

    The gods smiled on you. What an incredible trip.
  10. Thread: LASIK

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    THREAD REVIVAL. Just got zapped with LASIK SBK...

    THREAD REVIVAL.

    Just got zapped with LASIK SBK a few days ago, with London Eye Centre in Vancouver. If you know your LASIK history, then you know that it was in Vancouver that a few of the...
  11. I just spent a couple of days skiing Bromont &...

    I just spent a couple of days skiing Bromont & Sutton in Quebec on a pair of W99 Hybrid 184s, so as a native Whistlerite I thought I would offer a different perspective for the skinnier crowd ...
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    +1.5 here this year as well as last, midsole...

    +1.5 here this year as well as last, midsole marker line hasn't moved, though always measure from tail due to topsheet variance.
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    The Pure3 and Hybrid construction are real close,...

    The Pure3 and Hybrid construction are real close, I'd say, in regards to dampness. What makes the Hybrids feel damper, actually, is that they are softer and a tad heavier. The additional titanal in...
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    Where are you kids mounting? Just curious, for...

    Where are you kids mounting? Just curious, for feedback's sake.

    May winter bless you, it's as dry as an AA convention here in Whistler (though pow tomorrow).
  15. LINE Chronic Blend (178) w/ Look PX12 Jib Bindings *MINT* - SOLD

    LINE Chronic Blend (178) w/ Look PX12 Jib Bindings *MINT*

    LINE Chronic Blend (178), *MINTY* condition, with Look Jib12 bindings (also MINT). Dimensions of this all mountain twintip: 125-90-113....
  16. Rossignol B-Squad 120 Boot *NEW*, 317BSL - SOLD

    Rossignol B-Squad 120 Boot *NEW*, 317BSL

    Rossignol B-Squad 120 ski boots, *brand new*, 317BSL / 42.5. Brand new, unused, liner unbaked, Rossi race shell with 4-buckle design. Buckles are removable...
  17. North Face Women's Stretch Highlander Ski Pant *BRAND NEW* (Medium) - SOLD

    North Face Women's Stretch Highlander Ski Pant *BRAND NEW* (Medium)

    The North Face Women's Stretch Highlander Ski Pant, Medium, **BRAND NEW**, with tags. Never worn. North Face sez: Taking cues...
  18. Scarpa Intuition Powerwrap liner (size 28) *NEW* - SOLD

    Scarpa Intuition Powerwrap liner (size 28) *NEW*

    *NEW* Scarpa Intuition Powerwrap liner (size 28). Unbaked, unused Intuition Powerwrap boot liner. Scarpa model includes sticky-grip sole, flexible...
  19. DPS Lotus 138 PURE, 192cm (2012/13) *MINT* w/ Marker Dukes (small) - SOLD

    DPS Lotus 138 PURE, 192cm (2012/13) *MINT* w/ Marker Dukes (small)

    DPS Lotus 138 PURE 192cm, 2012/13 edition, with Small Dukes mounted for 315BSL. *MINT CONDITION*, ridden once, these are...
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    Just a few quick notes, + the RPC is more...

    Just a few quick notes,

    + the RPC is more versatile than the Lotus 120. The RPC has sidecut + camber and a shorter turning radius than the L120. Having skied and owned both, the RPC is want you...
  21. there we go, post working now.

    there we go, post working now.
  22. I liked my Guardians until I tried to flick the...

    I liked my Guardians until I tried to flick the touring mode switch with my pole. 20 minutes later, cussing & cursing, both skis off, gloves off, trying to get the f*cking things undone ... and I...
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    Mornings. Different skis. L120 is a...

    Mornings.

    Different skis.

    L120 is a rockered stomper with pintails. Very little sidecut, long deep taper in the nose, straight & stiff pintails in the back, it likes to point straight. Big...
  24. DPS Lotus 138 PURE 192cm (2012/13) w/DUKES **MINT** - No Longer Available

    DPS Lotus 138 PURE 192cm (2012/13) w/DUKES **MINT**

    DPS Lotus 138 PURE 192cm, 2012/13 edition, with Small Dukes mounted for 315BSL. Excellent condition, ridden a handful of times, these are MINTY...
  25. I am CANCELLING this listing & will repost. I'll...

    I am CANCELLING this listing & will repost. I'll see if I can delete this thread.
  26. WTF. let me check the Marketplace Thing.

    WTF. let me check the Marketplace Thing.
  27. DPS Lotus 138 PURE 192cm (2012/13) w/ Dukes - No Longer Available

    DPS Lotus 138 PURE 192cm (2012/13) w/ Dukes

    DPS Lotus 138 PURE 192cm, 2012/13 edition, with Small Dukes mounted for 315BSL. Excellent condition, ridden ~2 times, these are MINTY brand new. These...
  28. PM Gear Lhasa Pow (carbon) 186cm (2009/10) w/ Dukes **MINT** - SOLD

    PM Gear Lhasa Pow (carbon) 186cm (2009/10) w/ Dukes **MINT**

    PM Gear Lhasa Pow 186cm (carbon 2009/10 model), with Dukes (Large). Skied twice. MINT condition. These are high-end, rockered, carbon...
  29. DPS Wailer 112RP PURE Special Edition 190cm (2012/13) w/ EPF Dukes - SOLD

    DPS Wailer 112RP PURE Special Edition 190cm (2012/13) w/ EPF Dukes

    DPS Wailer 112RP 190cm PURE Special Edition, 2012/13 model. Special grey w/ yellow stripe edition. Excellent condition. Skied...
  30. DPS Yvette PURE 168cm (2012/13) w/ Marker Tour F12s **MINT** - SOLD

    DPS Yvette PURE 168cm (2012/13) w/ Marker Tour F12s **MINT**

    DPS Yvette PURE 168cm, 2012/13 model. Absolutely MINTY condition, skied 2 days, bases and topsheets are mint. Basically brand new....
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    re: flexing Hand-flexing the shovel, underfoot...

    re: flexing

    Hand-flexing the shovel, underfoot and tail gives some idea of dampness, where the flex spots are, but to get a sense of strength and response, flex for torsional strength: stand tall,...
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    hey folks, I just wanted to chime in with a...

    hey folks, I just wanted to chime in with a totally subjective impression here concerning the RPC Pure3 192 build stiffness, as there's some concern and even comparison that it's stiffer than a...
  33. ^^^ So awesome to see R1s still kicking it. I...

    ^^^ So awesome to see R1s still kicking it.

    I have a minty pair of L138 SPOONs with Pure3 construction sitting here, just mounted... I'll post some pics. I haven't skied these yet, waiting for the...
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    Sheep wearing sheep vs. a human garbage bag. ...

    Sheep wearing sheep vs. a human garbage bag.

    Baaa. Baaaaa. I like sheep.


    * My IB is all still kicking it, some stuff ~5 years old. Merino wears out faster. That's the downside. Upside is, it...
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    Make sure to groom the pow first! It only delays...

    Make sure to groom the pow first! It only delays opening Showcase by about 3 hours, but then you don't have to worry about tripping over your 162cm carving skis.
    ...
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    Just because nobody's mentioned it, DPS W112RPC....

    Just because nobody's mentioned it, DPS W112RPC.

    115mm underfoot.

    Super playful.

    186 or 192.

    https://dpsskis.com/ski/wailer112RPC
  37. DPS edges be 2/1. All the skis I've seen here...

    DPS edges be 2/1.

    All the skis I've seen here in BC this year have been well tuned, as in bases flat, edges sharp at 2/1, base structure, factory wax. That's what you want from the factory.

    But...
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    ^^^ welcome to Whistler on the weekends.

    ^^^ welcome to Whistler on the weekends.
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    I wonder if the Spanky's closure was for Bad...

    I wonder if the Spanky's closure was for Bad Attitude. Diamond had slid from the top by the time I got there --- which was in the first 15 chairs or something --- and nobody had really been in save...
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    ^ In soft snow, yes, they smear. I've got mine at...

    ^ In soft snow, yes, they smear. I've got mine at +1.5cm. But they come alive with nose pointed. ;p
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    Drop Marshal a line, he'll help sort you out. ...

    Drop Marshal a line, he'll help sort you out.

    If you're on bamboo-sidewall editions, these skis be at least 5 years old.

    That's some decent lifespan for bamboo sidewall, before DPS went UHMW...
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    Wicked write-up. The Beast looks impressive. Also...

    Wicked write-up. The Beast looks impressive. Also thanks for the beta on the P2P cut, both sides ;p

    Could be a one-quiver setup but *only* if you have tech-fitted boots that you are already...
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    Alright, I think it's official. My daily driver...

    Alright, I think it's official. My daily driver is now the RPC.

    I've been riding these in the dry conditions we've been having here in Whistler. Dust on crust, crud, and VW-sized bumps. Needless...
  44. ^^^ The 192 W99s have a tad less sidecut than the...

    ^^^ The 192 W99s have a tad less sidecut than the 184s. The 192s prefer to point it down the hill, the 184 carves a bit more across the hill. In softsnow conditions the distinction is moot, however.
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    So windy today. Spent all my time passing wind...

    So windy today. Spent all my time passing wind too.

    BAKER is getting it I hear.
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    Most of the comments above reflect what I wrote...

    Most of the comments above reflect what I wrote here on the Alpha SV.

    Alpha SV be wicked gloves. As waterproof as a glove can get. But what I especially like is the breathability, dexterity, and...
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    +1.5cm is my recommended mount for BC riders,...

    +1.5cm is my recommended mount for BC riders, inbounds or out. A little forward doesn't sacrifice float or stability, but nails the sweet spot for turn initiation and balance, and allows you to both...
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    If ya' don't hear from anyone, bring some beers...

    If ya' don't hear from anyone, bring some beers into Escape Route or Comor and they'll get you sorted.

    Shaggy, do we still have our 9am tee on Monday?
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    ^^^^ There were so many GSAs yesterday on...

    ^^^^ There were so many GSAs yesterday on Whistler that it has proved once and for all the existence of pantheism. I don't even know where to begin. We've even got Touring Gapers now ... which is...
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    ^ Contact your local Dynafit Rep first and ask...

    ^ Contact your local Dynafit Rep first and ask them for the appropriate warranty channel.

    There is no Dynafit Canada, just local affiliated reps with Salewa in the US.
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