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    Yeah, it is kinda weird that they did not keep...

    Yeah, it is kinda weird that they did not keep Eric aboard to do graphics, especially as the Season Eqt skis are all black - but it probably makes for too much brand confusion or whatnot. Eric's...
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    I spent the second half of the day riding...

    I spent the second half of the day riding woods108s and m-free 108s back to back (started out on BGs), both in the 182 length. The short take away is that they are completely different skis that need...
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    snicker :) So not your opinion? So fact?...

    snicker :)



    So not your opinion? So fact? Cool story bro.



    96s I gather? So the Woodsman that is designed to be a somewhat turny east coast groomer slayer is in fact somewhat turny? Say...
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    yeah, based on two days with 182 m-free 108s...

    yeah, based on two days with 182 m-free 108s (though with a somewhat wonkey left knee) mainly riding in fresh conditions I can understand why people would feel that. So far I am really liking the...
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    That is quite the endorsement ;) The...

    That is quite the endorsement ;)



    The sidecut was changed from elliptical to hybrid sidecute on the 108 for 18/19.



    It makes the tails a tad more predictable on hard snow, but it does...
  6. Agreed. While there is already a thread...

    Agreed. While there is already a thread dedicated to singing m102s' praise, it bears repeating - the mantra 102 is a fantastic ski. The combination of a fairly stout overall flex, sorted geo and...
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    The way you propose means that the bindings would...

    The way you propose means that the bindings would have to be removed again at a later date to "permanently" plug one set of holes once you have decided which to keep. That just seems unneccessary....
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    oh my. That is some next level fuck uppery imho....

    oh my. That is some next level fuck uppery imho. Not once, but twice?

    At that point you would not have been asking too much asking for them to get you a new pair imho. Though, if you are not...
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    I think you made the right call. It is way better...

    I think you made the right call. It is way better to be slightly underbiked at first and actually develop some technique and ability to read the terrain and place the bike where you want it. My...
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    If there are anybody out there who are hesitant...

    If there are anybody out there who are hesitant to get on m102s because they think they are super demanding, well rest assured that they are not - even if they kinda demand that you are able and...
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    Man - they just look soooo good. Nice to see...

    Man - they just look soooo good.

    Nice to see you got the Izzo too- how is it treating you? I ended up keeping my Jeffsy, and have grown to love it :)

    We are currently getting the second semi...
  12. Agreed, EXPs are really good skis. They have this...

    Agreed, EXPs are really good skis. They have this weird ability to both be perfectly happy doing big arcs at high speeds, and also be able to whip around at slows speeds in steep terrain. Their soft...
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    model year 2020 (the current model being 2021). I...

    model year 2020 (the current model being 2021). I have not had a lot of time on them (too many skis), something I am planning to remedy this season :)






    I have since sold my wren96tis.
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    In addition to those two post I can also post...

    In addition to those two post I can also post what Iggy wrote when he personally reached out to a few of us last spring to address the issues on our woodsmans. This is part of what he wrote - posted...
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    ditto on BMT109s and hardpack. They too are...

    ditto on BMT109s and hardpack. They too are surprisingly strong on groomers / hard pack as long as you keep them on edge.
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    Völkl's BMT90s are killer skis - one of my...

    Völkl's BMT90s are killer skis - one of my favorites in fact. They ski amazingly well for their weight and are very easy to dictate turn shape on. A bit spendy perhaps, but they are usually on sale...
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    the source for the pics above is a 2min video...

    the source for the pics above is a 2min video posted on skifanatics.nh on insta, found here.I am guessing that MDV are going to be less than impressed with that video and I would not be terribly...
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    I followed Iggy's and CallMeAl's most excellent...

    I followed Iggy's and CallMeAl's most excellent advice. The edge bevel was indeed the issue with my woods116s and woods108s.

    The hookieness on my woods116 dissapeared completely. The tails were...
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    good clarification / my bad Iggy - I totally...

    good clarification / my bad Iggy - I totally forgot about your updated way of doing flex modifications.

    Will you guys be building any more 182 woodsman108tours this season?
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    Pretzel posted this a while back...

    Pretzel posted this a while back:


    I kinda agree.

    I went down the extra carbon route for a pair of kartel116s to gain umph (same reason as you in other words). For me Woodsman116s was the...
  21. assuming 2012 is the year you have (2013 are the...

    assuming 2012 is the year you have (2013 are the same), these are it specs according to Evo
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    So the 180 and 184 are the same line of ski, but quite clearly two different designs.

    The...
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    they look very promising indeed. hm, so 70gr...

    they look very promising indeed.

    hm, so 70gr off the big boi 191 length? That is not a lot, especially if most of it is the very tips or whatnot.

    sure look pretty though
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    The usual TGR advice is to size up and to shred...

    The usual TGR advice is to size up and to shred harder, which your 187s (approx 8cm longer than the 181s straight pull, though woods have more rocker and a lot more splay) def will enable.

    182s...
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    I went back and forth and back and forth on the...

    I went back and forth and back and forth on the same question (on the line or +1), but I am very happy that I ended up where I did in spite of the shop's attempt to drill them on the line ;)
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    293 - Lange XT3 130s in 25.5. As previously...

    293 - Lange XT3 130s in 25.5.

    As previously mentioned the +1.3cm mount is not by design - the shop did something weird / messed up when they drilled them. Seems fine though.
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    Don't get me wrong - I think the current BG is...

    Don't get me wrong - I think the current BG is really nice as is, so no need to change it. It is a fantastic ski for certain uses.

    Also, not every ski out there need to cater to the 1% most...
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    Nice - thanks for the reply! Now if there only...

    Nice - thanks for the reply!

    Now if there only existed a SG for us shorter/lighter peeps :)
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    I must admit to being somewhat sceptical if these...

    I must admit to being somewhat sceptical if these would be able to live up to all thehype TGR and Blister/Paul Forward have delivered. I have also thought that perhaps I made the wrong choice when I...
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    hah - if I did not know better then I'd think...

    hah - if I did not know better then I'd think that your household has a slight preference for BGs ;)



    Yeah, the dimensions are slighly different re the original thread. Lots of stoke in there,...
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    hm, that is very strange. There would need to be...

    hm, that is very strange. There would need to be quite a bit horizontal movement of the binding for that to happen, which at din 9 takes quite a bit of force. The snow build up hypothesis is perhaps...
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    Que? You want to move from the Vipec - a binding...

    Que? You want to move from the Vipec - a binding with a toe that has both certified din releasability and elasticity (less forces transmitted to your knees when in use) - to a classic tech binding to...
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    I am happy to report after two full days of use...

    I am happy to report after two full days of use post-tune that my woodsman108s has loosened up a lot after I retuned the edges. They feel great. They are loose off the groomers, but are also...
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    yeah, that sounds like something that would suck...

    yeah, that sounds like something that would suck big time. Glad you are still in one piece (hopefully).

    Is the forward pressure and din adjusted correctly for your bsl and weight?

    ...
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    ah shit, my bad Iggy and mags - I must have been...

    ah shit, my bad Iggy and mags - I must have been lucky with them having the ones I requested in stock on both occasions when I ordered custom skis. I can but appologize that/if I caused any confusion...
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    just do a test mount on a piece of wood or...

    just do a test mount on a piece of wood or retired ski ensuring that you land with the center mark on the recommended mount point aka in the middle of the adjustment range. Then replicate the...
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    A skin clip tail has been a standard feature on...

    A skin clip tail has been a standard feature on ON3P's touring skis since at least 2014 - aka the introduction of the Steeple - and a standard 50usd upcharge option in the ski builder since it was...
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    they do - kinda: https://issuu.com/on3pskis ...

    they do - kinda: https://issuu.com/on3pskis

    ON3P has such a wealth of incredible graphics that it is a pity that not all are show cased in the builder or on their webpage!
  38. I almost picked up a pair this summer when I...

    I almost picked up a pair this summer when I heard that it got the BC treatment - aka made significantly lighter - though admittedly, that part of the wuiver is beyond bloated.

    I am not all that...
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    you'll be kicking yourself for not getting these...

    you'll be kicking yourself for not getting these non-asym ones when your current pair wear out in a decade or so ;)

    And yeah, N1CK choose a better adjective than me - those look sensational.
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    2gr ?!? Holy. Those look might fine :) ...

    2gr ?!? Holy. Those look might fine :)

    Surprised you haven't picked up the 189 BGs on Finn yet ;)
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    Unless yours is a one off prototype with a...

    Unless yours is a one off prototype with a different core, then your wren98 = a steeple 98 no?

    The current C&D is basically a wider BG - a quite different and arguably more versatile design than...
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    I've not toured alot on MTNs, but when I did I...

    I've not toured alot on MTNs, but when I did I did not think about them not being flat (if that is the case) - like at all. For me the brakes were worth it and I run them on two pairs of skis (BMT90...
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    they are more adjustable and according to Matt...

    they are more adjustable and according to Matt they are superior, and I would take him at his word - he is one of the wizards behind these boots after all. I have not tried it myself, but would def...
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    If you have the mimic liners then I would just...

    If you have the mimic liners then I would just give them a go, or if you have the platinum liners then go to shop.atomic.com and buy the mimic ones - and take them to an Atomic dealer to have them...
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    Sweet BGTs - the GOAT in the sky is just the...

    Sweet BGTs - the GOAT in the sky is just the Midas touch there.

    I guess I should start saving for one of ON3P's touring offerings, though I would probably lean wren108 in the new tour layup - if...
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    Going into the 2021 season the main question that...

    Going into the 2021 season the main question that I want answered concerning wood108s/116s is concerning their flex pattern, not the mount point. My take from skiing w116s back to back with koala119s...
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    sweet sounding setup and a solid quiver you've...

    sweet sounding setup and a solid quiver you've got going for you. You should snap a pic of it after the wrens make their appearance and post it in the quiver thread for some TGR approval :)

    No...
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    Blasphemy! Did you cover up a pair of mint C&Ds...

    Blasphemy! Did you cover up a pair of mint C&Ds to take a picture of a DPS ski?!? :) Funny that they still run at 700 at half price ;)

    Were the C&Ds discounted too? Size?

    Nice sticks...
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    somebody posted these on Insta, and now I am...

    somebody posted these on Insta, and now I am experiencing a strong urge of buying one of ON3P touring offerings... They just look like soooo much fun.

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    hihi - awesomeness.

    hihi - awesomeness.
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