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  1. Thread: Props to...

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    Sticky: Thanks to MadRiverFreeride for the hook up, easy...

    Thanks to MadRiverFreeride for the hook up, easy shipping, and mount of my new to me Line Vision 108s


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    Shit oops Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Shit oops


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    TGR Most Hates Ski, what is it?

    Over in the FS thread, their is a debate on what is the most hated TGR ski, since thatís probably not the place for it, this discussion now has its own thread!

    The current thoughts are:
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  4. Poll: Mount them so the ball of your foot is over the...

    Mount them so the ball of your foot is over the most camber (yes Protests have a bit of camber). Place your boot on the ski, move it so the approximate ball of your foot is on the highest part of...
  5. If I sold you those I have a few comments to add:...

    If I sold you those I have a few comments to add:

    1) Did I sell you those?

    2) I drunkenly bid on them on eBay one night, never figured out why, they came with demo bindings, and I sold them...
  6. Thanks for thinking of me, but Iím going to pass....

    Thanks for thinking of me, but Iím going to pass. They would sit in my garage as rock skis and someone else should enjoy them. They are a fun ski. One of the best Blizzard has produced in a while....
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    Patagonia XL fits too, but their bibs suck. I...

    Patagonia XL fits too, but their bibs suck. I might go back to them though.


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    Iíll check them out, but I trash pants. ...

    Iíll check them out, but I trash pants.


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    There are some large pants, but I fit those about...

    There are some large pants, but I fit those about 10 years and 30 lbs ago [emoji23]


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    ISO XXL FlyLow Or Dakine Bibs

    Last spring I stupidly left my ski backpack in my car over night, when it was parked on the street a few blocks from Pike Place Market Downtown Seattle. Iíve replaced most of the stuff that was...
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    If for some reason option a and b fall though,...

    If for some reason option a and b fall though, thirds?


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    I second all of this. I also donít mind being in...

    I second all of this. I also donít mind being in what might be a softer boot for every day skiing. I donít feel as beat up, which is nice.


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    I switched from the Lange RS140 and Lange ZB to...

    I switched from the Lange RS140 and Lange ZB to the Freetour Pro with out any really noticing much of a change. If I want a stiffer boot (say spending the day inbounds) I will toss the cork RS140...
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    Kk, sounds like buying a used sled deck is the...

    Kk, sounds like buying a used sled deck is the way to go. Wonder how hard that will be in January when I get home. Iíll figure it out then. Iím getting a 250 when I get home, so payload shouldnít...
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    Iím usually the first person beating the drum...

    Iím usually the first person beating the drum saying wider skis are better, but after a week of skiing pow in Steamboat in late February, I agree with only needing 105-110 for Steamboat. I had my...
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    Maggot snowmobile thread

    Anyone give building their own sled deck a shot here? I see a bunch if plans on sled forums around the internet, but they all seem a bit suspect. The welding isnít an issue for steel, is a slight...
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    Iím 2 for 4 for buying and keeping Praxis skis,...

    Iím 2 for 4 for buying and keeping Praxis skis, both of the skis Iím keeping were custom. I was woefully under prepared to build custom skis and Keith helped a ton. What I didnít realize is that...
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    I believe somewhere on here when talking about...

    I believe somewhere on here when talking about the MX98 I said they force you to ski correctly or else they will ski you! Congrats on getting them out. Enjoy


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    Only time people talk highly to me about the...

    Only time people talk highly to me about the Dictators are when Iím on my 194 MX 98s and they think I want the burliest ski all the time. Playfulness is underrated in a ski.


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    Sticky: Hijack alert: The Spatulas, on the tails , say...

    Hijack alert:

    The Spatulas, on the tails , say ďSpatula V2.Ē Were their two versions of that ski or was it a Shane joke?


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    The 194 Commander 108 is stiff. Definitely...

    The 194 Commander 108 is stiff. Definitely qualifies. Not sure about the Declivity X and the Mindbender 108 TI though. I have yet to handflex mine, but they donít review super stiff.


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    New Marker Tech touring binding 20/21?

    Seems like a great time for Look to make an investment in CAST. Simple, proven to work, doesnít bastardize an already working binding, and itís pretty indestructible.

    I tried the Shift and...
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    If anyone else is interested in 200cm Powboards,...

    If anyone else is interested in 200cm Powboards, Id throw down for that.


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  24. Not to throw a wrench into anyoneís plans, but I...

    Not to throw a wrench into anyoneís plans, but I really enjoyed touring on these. A medium to heavy weight boot, touring binding, and these rock. They float like a dream, can deal with just about...
  25. I just tried to send Leavenworth Skier a message...

    I just tried to send Leavenworth Skier a message and it said ďLeavenworth Skier not found.Ē Interesting


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    A keep the asymmetrical nature of the Q have it...

    A keep the asymmetrical nature of the Q have it with no camber?

    That would be interesting.


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    Sticky: Nice! I just picked up a pair of Mindbender 108...

    Nice! I just picked up a pair of Mindbender 108 TIs. Iím excited to give them a rip.

    Whatís with the PNC? Is that a Pinnacle variant?


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    Sticky: I skied a bit with the crew that does the Roof...

    I skied a bit with the crew that does the Roof Box Reviews for NewSchoolers and they just dropped their LibTech UFO 115 reviews. We had a lot of chairlift chats about them and they seem to say they...
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    It has to be hard to have a direct to consumer...

    It has to be hard to have a direct to consumer sales model in the skiing industry. How many people buy what has a shiny sticker from some BS ski review on it thatís on the wall at a ski shop?
    ...
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    So the TGR model of build something crazy for us...

    So the TGR model of build something crazy for us is on? I think? 194 RX? All Rocker Super Freerides? Those would get me interested.


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    Sticky: There are a few threads on plugging holes to get...

    There are a few threads on plugging holes to get another mount out of a pair of skis. I personally like wood dowels epoxied in, but everyone is different. Iíd just make sure the old holes are...
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    Sticky: You could just put CAST 2.0, or Shifts, or the...

    You could just put CAST 2.0, or Shifts, or the new Marker binding, on the Nomad 105 and only have to sell the Dukes?

    Nice, I like it!


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    Sticky: The ski press in the back comment now makes...

    The ski press in the back comment now makes sense.

    Disposable income is disposable for a reason, have fun, blow it all. I know Iíll be in line for a few pairs when you start building your own...
  34. Thread: The FIFTY

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    You, and your wife, have a fun way of putting...

    You, and your wife, have a fun way of putting smiles on peoples faces. Your take on what does and doesnít count, and how we should or shouldnít be doing things, definitely put a smile on my face. ...
  35. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Note to self, donít ever try to keep up with a...

    Note to self, donít ever try to keep up with a guy named Pete in Colorado.

    Oh I didnít know Janelle joined you three. I forgot sheís a beast and even expecting a kiddo in a few months would kick...
  36. Having poorly installed inserts before, they are...

    Having poorly installed inserts before, they are a pain in the ass to deal with, so I agree with avoiding them. Inserts are really nice for me if I donít expect to sell a ski (which there are a few...
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    Iím sitting on 3 pairs between 115 and 120mm, 196...

    Iím sitting on 3 pairs between 115 and 120mm, 196 Praxis Super Freerides @ 116mm, 193 Volkl Shiros @ 119mm, and 203 Volkl Shiros @ 119mm. Needless to say, Iím in the same boat. Iím pretty sure the...
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    Sticky: [emoji1319] [emoji1319] [emoji1319] Very...

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    Very very impressive!! I believe a new standard has been set for a quiver pic, and not just by size, but my info relayed!

    I love the addition of the...
  39. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Dare I ask who is worse to keep up with, Peter,...

    Dare I ask who is worse to keep up with, Peter, Mark Smiley (or Markís bro in law), or Jimmy Chin?

    Thanks for the extra info about each video. It adds an additional layer of fun, and I canít help...
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    Personally, I just canít justify drilling another...

    Personally, I just canít justify drilling another set of holes in such a beautiful pair of skis. I know there is a hole conflict thread going on in Tech Talk, but I personally just canít do it to...
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    I canít believe these havenít been grabbed yet ...

    I canít believe these havenít been grabbed yet


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    Thatís one hell of a mag deal. Sorry I just...

    Thatís one hell of a mag deal. Sorry I just canít do it.


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  43. I think we are just trying to figure out...

    I think we are just trying to figure out shipping, but Iím not 100% aure


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    My roommate worked in a shop for 6 years, I...

    My roommate worked in a shop for 6 years, I usually stop by the shop to hang with friends a few times a week in the winter. Most of them are on Kingpins with no issues. We all chat about what gear...
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    I never said I worked in a shop. Mine work...

    I never said I worked in a shop.

    Mine work so I stick with them


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  46. Iíve been guilty of stressing over hole conflicts...

    Iíve been guilty of stressing over hole conflicts on skis in GS. Sometimes itís my gut saying I donít need another pair of skis, sometimes, I just donít feel like filling 2 or more precious mounts...
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    Versatility of Tectons? What are you referring...

    Versatility of Tectons? What are you referring to?

    CAST 1.0 of you can find plates, or 2.0 if you need the newest thing. Have one less beer, eat one less cheeseburger, then ski down on a real...
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    The story is buried in the Shift thread...

    The story is buried in the Shift thread somewhere. Cliff note version is mine were tested, someone at the shop thought something was wrong with a spring. Atomic/Solomon said nothing was wrong. I...
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    Sticky: [emoji1319][emoji1319][emoji1319] Very nice ...

    [emoji1319][emoji1319][emoji1319]
    Very nice


    The double enter thing has been annoying me for a while, just not sure itís annoying enough to complain to who ever is taking care of the forum these...
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    New Marker Tech touring binding 20/21?

    Iím on the same pair of Kingpins Iíve had since the first season they came out, and havenít had any issues. Equipment breaks. How many broken Pivots, or Jesters, or STHís have you seen? How many...
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