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  1. Can't say I recommend the GD-77. Difficult as...

    Can't say I recommend the GD-77. Difficult as $%^# to program.
    Getting it setup is a 1 to 2 day affair for a tech-savy person.
    I've got my first configuration and it actually works really well in...
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    Who do you work for?

    Who do you work for?
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    That unexplained blister? Go back ;) If you...

    That unexplained blister? Go back ;)

    If you are thinking I'm crazy to talk shit because it is just a 'nice' and/or 'special' looo, think again.
    It is a work of luxury and relaxed elegance that...
  4. Good to know! Does this, in effect, reduce...

    Good to know!

    Does this, in effect, reduce the quality-of-service of the whole system because people don't know they are cross talking with others on the same channel?

    Let's say that one...
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    Don is gone? At what, 80+ years old?!?! Does he...

    Don is gone?
    At what, 80+ years old?!?!
    Does he auction those blazers or stash them away until he passes?
    Perhaps he wanted to be fired.
    What will Ron do?
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    From TGR reviews ... This ski performed...

    From TGR reviews ...




    This ski performed beyond my imagination and impressed the confidence in myself to push my own boundaries.
    Walter Wood


    A lot of guys would be happy with an...
  7. What do you mean by 'mount'?

    What do you mean by 'mount'?
  8. There is the faint possibility that the shop DIN...

    There is the faint possibility that the shop DIN tested the bindings with a proper machination,
    and hence, with great accuracy and much aplomb and zeal,
    determined that the right and left bindings...
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    That was a bit cryptic. Shy of posting pictures,...

    That was a bit cryptic.
    Shy of posting pictures, I'll just say that it should
    be voted for House and Home Magazine washroom of the year (possibly century).
    Whoever works there that did that is...
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    If you ever get a chance to visit the Intuition...

    If you ever get a chance to visit the Intuition Vancouver office, do it.
    And make sure to ask to use the washroom.
    Trust me on this one.
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    $37

    $37
  12. OMG. Just noticed that. LOL. He's gonna get some...

    OMG. Just noticed that. LOL.
    He's gonna get some real action!


    And an update. There is also a good post on Wildsnow about the family radios and mentions as well the amateur ones (with frequency...
  13. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Napping is highly underrated. Ya...

    Napping is highly underrated.





    Ya sorry for getting too far ahead! Not pushing for more just yet. The series is dope and I'm enjoying it tremendously.


    Does Alkasquawlik have a Patreon...
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    The down puffy from EB looks dope. But still,...

    The down puffy from EB looks dope.
    But still, cariboo skin is where it is at.

    Caribou Skin Clothing Beats High-Tech Expedition Clothing...
  15. Thread: Which Ski?

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    Poll: Beat me to it.

    Beat me to it.
  16. Thread: Which Ski?

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    Poll: I usually pass on any routes where I see a lot of...

    I usually pass on any routes where I see a lot of black crows.
    Call me superstitious.
  17. Prius Prime 2020. Looks dope. 100+ MPG. Can...

    Prius Prime 2020. Looks dope.
    100+ MPG.
    Can run on E only for short trips.
    Looks affordable too.
    What's not to like?
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    Agree ^^^. The BG is great in skied out and heavy...

    Agree ^^^. The BG is great in skied out and heavy pow because although it pivots really easy (pintail), it also has a lot of backbone. It just doesn't get thrown about and it is damp. Damp is good.
    ...
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    BG'S, WHY ALL THE LOVE? Well, my wife has them...

    BG'S, WHY ALL THE LOVE?

    Well, my wife has them and she loves them. She could bring it in all conditions and be happy.
    Powder - check
    Groomers - check
    Wet mank - check
    $5 scarcified wind blown...
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    Word. Thin marino underlayers, even briefs, stay...

    Word. Thin marino underlayers, even briefs, stay flower fresh on long rides, long weekends and ski tours.
    But dang, one wash and dry at the wrong temps and BAM - bobs not your uncle anymore.

    As...
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    +1. Get Intuition lace ups with the tongue. Put...

    +1.
    Get Intuition lace ups with the tongue.
    Put liner on first. Enjoy your new slippers.
    When ready to boot up, just put boot shell on.
  22. The Westcomb puffy's actualy have 900 fill Pertex...

    The Westcomb puffy's actualy have 900 fill Pertex down. That's really good. They look quite fashionable to my tastes. (The model shots are better than most and the site is clean). I'm liking it.
    ...
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    Movie - Touching the Void (2003)

    Just finished this movie.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379557/

    Haven't read the book.
    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18600.Touching_the_Void

    It is a gut wrenching story by Joe Simpson...
  24. If anyone else is following, here is an older...

    If anyone else is following, here is an older thread with some information.
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/297264-Two-way-Radio-Recs-(2015)
  25. You have been married 46 years? CONGRATS DUDE....

    You have been married 46 years?
    CONGRATS DUDE.
    Seriously, fuck with the stitching. That alone is worthy of maggot respect.
    RESPECT.

    In other news ...
  26. Interesting.... So all that separates the Male...

    Interesting....
    So all that separates the Male and Female models is two chest zippers, some reflective tape, and the color pink, and no fat sizes?
    Same chest taper too.
    But I did notice, the guys...
  27. I might take you up on that. By BCA frequencies,...

    I might take you up on that. By BCA frequencies, do you mean the ones that Backcountry Access uses?

    I'm looking at a few cheap radios, but maybe it is better in the long run to get something...
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    That's a pile of borscht.

    That's a pile of borscht.
  29. Oh gosh. Just found a 5 pack for $138.88 (with...

    Oh gosh. Just found a 5 pack for $138.88 (with extra better antennas).

    These are BF-F8GP in a 5 pack.
    It is UV-5R 3rd gen.

    Baofeng BF-F8GP Two Way Radio UHF VHF Walkie Talkies with TID NA-771...
  30. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I wonder if, after the 50 is done, there will be...

    I wonder if, after the 50 is done, there will be ones that Cody thinks should have been on the 50, or a 'the other 50' or 'the next 50' list.
    Maybe a "50 less iconic but more relaxing" list. Or "50...
  31. Thanks. And here is the same radio,...

    Thanks.

    And here is the same radio, reconfigured just for GMRS (allows repeaters) and listening on the other channels:...
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    100%. Fuck em. They are on my 4 year forgiveness...

    100%. Fuck em. They are on my 4 year forgiveness plan.
    I guess (my hunch) they wanted to get everyone else to not use the term so they could compete in those areas too ... and not have someone else...
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    Also wondering if there is any papers on Consumer...

    Also wondering if there is any papers on Consumer Outrage Theory and Dynamics? How long till this blows over? Empirical evidence that outrage works? Is there a CBD Outrage Cream for people that are...
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    Where is the the list of douchey and/or...

    Where is the the list of douchey and/or unrepentant and/or pseudo-repentent ski industry companies that should be avoided?

    What about ski hills? Are there some that should still be avoided or...
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    A Letter to Our Community...

    A Letter to Our Community
    https://www.backcountry.com/sc/a-letter-to-our-community

    edit:...
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    Someone should start up a Small Business...

    Someone should start up a Small Business Trademark and Name Defense Association insurance program
    that uses member funds to effectively litigate for members facing such legal actions from larger...
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    All you need is that one lift to get you to the...

    All you need is that one lift to get you to the backside.
    It's pretty much a best kept secret.
    Oh ... and it isn't expensive.
    So you can save your hard earned money for a new
    ski jacket :)
  38. Ooops. Missed that minor detail. [Tosses idea...

    Ooops. Missed that minor detail.
    [Tosses idea into garbage can.]
    Thanks for the heads up.
  39. Stock comparison. The North Face's parent...

    Stock comparison.

    The North Face's parent company VS another mainstream parent company.

    I wonder how North Face sales will change now that Futurelight™ is seemingly, a very good alternative to...
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    Is still see Sprinters being insulated with house...

    Is still see Sprinters being insulated with house Fiberglass/Rockwool type insulation.
    I thought everyone agree that was a bad idea due to moisture retention.
    What's with that?
    Would you buy a...
  41. TIL that Aeropress made coffee has "one fifth the...

    TIL that Aeropress made coffee has "one fifth the acid level of drip brew and one ninth the acid level of French press brew".
    Perhaps that's why it doesn't upset my tummy like most cheap chain...
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    Was reading one of the Ski Patrol job...

    Was reading one of the Ski Patrol job descriptions at Vail ...
    and it seems they are only looking for Navy Seal types that can ski and also do
    high-wire rescues whilst otherwise slaving guests...
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    They will probably dumb these boots down in a few...

    They will probably dumb these boots down in a few years like they did to the Krypton Pros.
    Stock up now while they still have the good plastic in them.
  44. Do it all portable CB/walkie/radio/scanner

    Anyone got experience using these and if this could function well in lieu of not having a truck CB and/or for emergency situations?
    I was thinking of a radio to serve as an FRS/GSMR radio, as a CB...
  45. Go to 10:06 if you want the compiled results. I...

    Go to 10:06 if you want the compiled results. I had never heard of some of these brands before.


    https://youtu.be/dtCdQfbLw7o?t=620
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    Any "expert" claiming to be able to predict the...

    Any "expert" claiming to be able to predict the future or scientist claiming their untested hypotheses are settled science should inspire some skepticism. When that skepticism is not only rejected...
  47. Wooley. Your dysgraphia has outed your inebriated...

    Wooley. Your dysgraphia has outed your inebriated cognitive state (and general scratchiness)!

    High prices have driven Newschoolers to wear baggy jeans, fleecy hoodies, skinny skis.
    And high...
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    Jong. Jonger. Jongzi.

    Jong. Jonger. Jongzi.
  49. Geeeeezzzzz. All jump on why don't cha. I'll get...

    Geeeeezzzzz. All jump on why don't cha. I'll get a few jackets right away!
    Don't want to be seen in anything else ...
    as I drive through Colorado with my arse out the window
    for you all to see...
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    I've started a lot of posts like that. It has...

    I've started a lot of posts like that.
    It has been deemed unacceptable. ...

    In Jesus times, a woman was supposed to raise a family and take care of guests and seniors in the family.
    She wasn't...
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