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    and a mag saying "they are the best ski ever...

    and a mag saying "they are the best ski ever because I said so" or some variation of that phrase, usually without much of nuanced description/justification/explanation, is?

    No, that sumarization...
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    if it is a fellow mag that have made the...

    if it is a fellow mag that have made the excellent choice to the 15/16 C&D graphic for your new customs, then please post it in full when you take delivery. I would love to see the entire graphic in...
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    yeah, that seems about right. ON3P logs all...

    yeah, that seems about right.

    ON3P logs all their builds though, so if you give em a call or chat then I am sure that they will be able to provide a very good ball park figure (if not for the...
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    man, you are building quite the quiver of...

    man, you are building quite the quiver of directional chargers :)
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    Of course you do, especially as the good folks...

    Of course you do, especially as the good folks over at Sport Bittl are more than happy to kit you out with a pair at a fairly decent price - provided that the 186 is the size you are after and that...
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    Holy toledo - onions ftw! These look sooooooo...

    Holy toledo - onions ftw! These look sooooooo good!
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    The new mango graphic (?) on veneer? Looks absolutely sick.
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    Overthinking? yes. You more likely than...

    Overthinking?

    yes.

    You more likely than not have a pair of early BG RES skis. They are symmetrical, so the top sheet doesn't matter wrt on snow performance. If anything, these still have the...
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    No worries - glad I could help, I remembered that...

    No worries - glad I could help, I remembered that Adrgha posted those pics last year (thanks!), so it was a quick 2 min search&quote.

    I stumbled on the Iggy post in the process, so thought I...
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    In a somewhat surprising turn of events I decided...

    In a somewhat surprising turn of events I decided to mount mine back from 1.3 to closer to center, moving from Pivots (going on other skis) to STH2s. I am unsure if I make it all the way back to the...
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    Iggy on the average weight of last year's BG 184...

    Iggy on the average weight of last year's BG 184 tour run.



    Adrgha's 50/50 shred eagles, and a cat.
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    nice! Please do not feel obligated to post any...

    nice!

    Please do not feel obligated to post any pictures from CMD tours in the wild ;)

    (I would love to see so of em in the wild - this ski makes me very, very excited)
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    holy shit Luke, the power is immense in those...

    holy shit Luke, the power is immense in those vice sticks of wonder! The more I look at them the more I like them. Yikes.




    they are great skis with a killer graphic. They are also pre-asym,...
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    yeah, the new one seems a bit more sturdy with...

    yeah, the new one seems a bit more sturdy with the introduction of the rip stop material, though I have no idea having only seem it online. The old FL version is more than adequate for skiing imho,...
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    I think it is a good call on their end to not...

    I think it is a good call on their end to not include skis whose reviewed version is fairly different to the current version. ON3Ps is on example, Dynastar M Free 118 another (they tried the race...
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    Very nice Sylvan and Brasso - mighty fine looking...

    Very nice Sylvan and Brasso - mighty fine looking shredsticks!

    And yes - agreed, raw pivots match those wood102tour graphics Sylvan perfectly, especially with Cast. Such a versatile setup - going...
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    The natural comparison would be the Tunnelvisjon...

    The natural comparison would be the Tunnelvisjon though, not urRakker or Togga. And as a side not, I simply do not understand why SGN does not make the Tunnelvisjon in a mid 180s version - just...
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    I am more than a bit curious about the new Rakkar...

    I am more than a bit curious about the new Rakkar 192, aka Benjamin Forthun's new (somewhat) promodel. It is a fair ways away from the current Rakkar 185's 132-107-127 r18/2120gr at with Rakkar192's...
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=381047&d=1627633314



    Yeah, you def get to this point of too much analysis, at least for me. I tap out well before I need to do...
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    Holy shit Rowen, those throwbacks look amazing....

    Holy shit Rowen, those throwbacks look amazing. Def make me second guess my choice not to go with that graphic.



    I can't remember if he (if so just go into his profile and go through his most...
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    hah, so buy the next size up and trim the tips a...

    hah, so buy the next size up and trim the tips a bit - problem solved and win-win (outside the warrenty going to shit of course unless you ask Iggy if they can do it as one-off custom ski). ;)
    ...
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    you could just try to mount a pair at +1 or +2 if...

    you could just try to mount a pair at +1 or +2 if that is more your cup of tea.

    Rex Sheperd - an ON3P rider located in good ol' AK - mounts his RES skis at +2 and is very happy them there. They...
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    well, sheiat - those throwback tips do look nice....

    well, sheiat - those throwback tips do look nice. Dammit, too many awesome graphics.

    thanks for the lowdown - like I needed to get more hyped on the new 118s...
  23. I do get all of the variables that you mention...

    I do get all of the variables that you mention and fully agree that reflecting all is not only impossible, but kinda meaningless as the variance in production and/or temperature on the materials /...
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    Black fishbone for a touch of class - sound...

    Black fishbone for a touch of class - sound choices guys!
  25. def to a trial mount on a piece of wood first wrt...

    def to a trial mount on a piece of wood first wrt Pivots and dialing where you end up on the ski.

    My BSL is 293 and I've landed on a 280mm toe, 310mm heel to get on the line with what I assume is...
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    nice :) Any custom choices wrt topsheet or...

    nice :)

    Any custom choices wrt topsheet or layup?

    man, the duck camo looks so good.
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    I've much never liked that GPO graphic, but damn...

    I've much never liked that GPO graphic, but damn - veneer makes it look sensational! Hawt hawt hawt!
  28. the reason the 13% number is of interest between...

    the reason the 13% number is of interest between 21 and 22 MF108 182s is that the 192 MF108 is supposedly 15% stiffer overall than the 182. As such, a 13% increase in stiffness could indicate a...
  29. this is so awesome! Thanks. Kinda...

    this is so awesome!

    Thanks.

    Kinda surprising to see that MFree108s are relatively stiff compared to the Atris and that the 2022 MFree108 182s are stiffer than the 2021 versions. It kinda makes...
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    I have more TNF Futurelight jackets than I ought...

    I have more TNF Futurelight jackets than I ought to - brigandine, purist, a cad, L5 and FL jackets. Yes, I got a bit carried away.

    The Brigandine's fit and finish is def higher than that of the A...
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    Sticky: sweet - thanks for your thoughts, much...

    sweet - thanks for your thoughts, much appreciated.

    I have been on/own wildcat108s, wood108s, wood108tours, BG108tours, BGs and MFree108s, so this type of skis obviosuly interest me in this kinda...
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    Sticky: Superb quivers gents - well thought out and...

    Superb quivers gents - well thought out and quality selections of fine snowsticks! :)

    jackattack, would you mind comparing the SGs and M-Free118s in a few a words?
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    ah, yeah - the blem/sample deals were second to...

    ah, yeah - the blem/sample deals were second to none for being brand new ON3P skis.
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    I am based in Norway. International shipping from...

    I am based in Norway. International shipping from here is not cheap, so it would be way cheaper to find a pair locally.

    There is still a pair of brand new 20/21 BGT 184s for sale on the site...
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    I ran a pair of BG108tours for the tail end of...

    I ran a pair of BG108tours for the tail end of last season and decided to replace them for a pair of BG110 in the stock layup for this coming season.

    I absolutely loved the 108s in low tide and...
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    hehe, no worries. The introduction of the SG...

    hehe, no worries.

    The introduction of the SG was and is awesomeness though. I can't wait to try the new SG inspired BGs. I think that they will be absolutely awesome. Yes, radical piece of...
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    I know. The whole chain of events has been...

    I know.

    The whole chain of events has been documented in this thread, the past ON3P thread and the SG thread, of which I have read every word. He was even called out for his behavior (said...
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    I would be hugely surprised if Iggy or Powtron...

    I would be hugely surprised if Iggy or Powtron supported the notion that Aev's hissyfit for not being able to buy a prototype ski while it was in developement was the main reason said ski was brought...
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    AEV - I did not know that was even possible on...

    AEV - I did not know that was even possible on here. Too bad, you are def one of the members who contribute with the most insight on how skis actually ski, even if the past few years have been a bit...
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    just ask them if they are willing to do some...

    just ask them if they are willing to do some minor changes to a graphic if you have something you want changed/added, as long as it is relatively easy - they might say yes.

    I think updating the...
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    hehe, yolo :) and def a super nice move to get...

    hehe, yolo :)

    and def a super nice move to get people on quality skis for silly prices for being start/in-season. Amazing deals.
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    I doubt it. Those look like custom blacks with...

    I doubt it. Those look like custom blacks with tie dye replacing the white.

    As for Jeffs, the military operation type script that has been depicted a couple of times on insta is the tease there -...
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    Sticky: yes, for sure - very nice indeed

    yes, for sure - very nice indeed
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    what's up with all the sales? Is the business in...

    what's up with all the sales? Is the business in constant money flow issues during the off season, or what is the deal?

    Don't get me wrong, I love discounted skis, but a pre-season sale with the...
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    Very, very nice! I am guessing the WD102s...

    Very, very nice!

    I am guessing the WD102s will get Pivots as well? Should be a strong contender for Cast too - should be an awesome travel ski.

    I just found out Tunet Sport in Hemsedal stocks...
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    yeah, my bad if my aching ribs caught you in the...

    yeah, my bad if my aching ribs caught you in the crossfire there bud :)

    as for first gen WD108 and M102 - two skis I actually have - while their balance points are pretty different, their slow...
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    if I may be a bit blunt, are your posts meant as...

    if I may be a bit blunt, are your posts meant as internal deliberations posted in this thread or something you actually expect feedback on?

    If the latter, be specific - what skis do you have and...
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    these?...

    these?

    They are a good deal if 1) you can't afford to get a new pair of 110s, 2) you want the previous flex pattern aka slightly stiffer back halves, 3) this choice of custom tops happens to be...
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    man - those BG118s pop like crazy. They must look...

    man - those BG118s pop like crazy. They must look pretty damn sensational on snow :)
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    yeah, no doubt. Just to be clear, I still...

    yeah, no doubt.

    Just to be clear, I still think that the 182 version is one best skis to have been released in this segment in a long while, even if I personally think it is a bit of roundness...
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