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    Hmm, not familiar with passivating stainless,...

    Hmm, not familiar with passivating stainless, lol. Aluminum sure, but stainless...calling BS.

    Not to bore folks to death, but stainless steel can actually rust if you paint it or coat it with...
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    ^ Really doubt they're cast when all-threaded...

    ^ Really doubt they're cast when all-threaded rolled rod is readily available, extremely strong, relatively inexpensive, and can be feed through a CNC screw machine in 40' lengths. Casting them...
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    They're probably made from 5/16" stainless...

    They're probably made from 5/16" stainless all-thread rod, blind drilled/tapped/cut on a CNC lathe. The outer thread is rolled by the rod manufacturer, but I call BS on the inner threads being...
  4. Just for reference, I have the Alien RS in 27 and...

    Just for reference, I have the Alien RS in 27 and 0G Tour Pro and Cochise in 26.5, and the 27 RS is lower volume.

    Really nice boot given how light it is, and a thoughtful range of forward lean...
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    Even if you don't need the RAS compatibility, the...

    Even if you don't need the RAS compatibility, the Poacher is nicer than the Heli.

    The NF vest is a bit more minimalist, which is nice if you're not looking to carry a lot of stuff. The rear...
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    WTB: One or two STH2 13 or 16 toes

    Yeah, it's a longshot I know.
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    Given the way the Royal family heels dig into...

    Given the way the Royal family heels dig into Pebax on the sides of the heel lugs, I'd be curious how much the "keyed" interlock between the heel lug and the heel piece increases horizontal toe...
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    Interesting, the OCD among us could use this tool...

    Interesting, the OCD among us could use this tool to make hardwood plugs that could be aligned with the wood fibers in the ski core.

    Won't be me though, even though I thought of it. I have a bag...
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    I use two baths of denatured alcohol in aluminum...

    I use two baths of denatured alcohol in aluminum pie pans to clean the cutting oil from new inserts, and then shaking them in a cheap kitchen collander before leaving to dry overnight. Don't...
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    Any estimate of the total received as payment for...

    Any estimate of the total received as payment for goods? Curious what their 1099 threshold is.

    Venmo is Paypal, btw.
  11. Do they come with an XXXXXL t-shirt and a dime...

    Do they come with an XXXXXL t-shirt and a dime bag of weed?
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    There's a model ship supply store that has...

    There's a model ship supply store that has hardwood dowels in metric diameters. Unfortunately you'll have to look through all items that contain the word "dowel":
    ...
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    Gotcha. Could also Helicoil the hole for the...

    Gotcha. Could also Helicoil the hole for the 5/16" insert, although that starts becoming a really big hole. QK Rescue Inserts would be another option:...
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    Plugged pattern is STH Driver.

    Plugged pattern is STH Driver.
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    Curious why redrilling was necessary, unless the...

    Curious why redrilling was necessary, unless the threads in the ski tore out. Wouldn't it be possible to just smear some fresh epoxy into the tapped hole and a bit on the insert threads and...
  16. 900S still available.

    900S still available.
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    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32418561676.html

    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32418561676.html
  18. PSA: used Black Diamond Jetforce Fan system parts

    Not my sale, wonder where these came from. Could be interesting for someone who tinkers with electronics.
    Black Diamond Jetforce Avalanche Air Bag Engine fan Jet Force Lot...
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    ^ Certainly possible the explosion(s) heard was...

    ^ Certainly possible the explosion(s) heard was after the fire was popping tank blow off valves.
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    Someone else we know was anchored on the other...

    Someone else we know was anchored on the other side of the island and heard the explosion, what the hell could it have been...
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    Maybe wreckage from the explosion was on top of...

    Maybe wreckage from the explosion was on top of the escape hatch? The mayday call said "no escape hatch".
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    Casual bike riding friend of mine is on that...

    Casual bike riding friend of mine is on that boat...just doesn't seem possible that she isn't coming back.
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    To sweeten the deal, I can throw in a black...

    To sweeten the deal, I can throw in a black Outdoor Research Dry Isolation Pack that I used traveling for two weeks recently, and is still in cherry condition. It's a small minimalist 18L pack, and...
  24. I didn't know those were reverse camber, that...

    I didn't know those were reverse camber, that 10/11 rocker profile looks nice. Also heard the 10/11 years run really short (why the "190" measures closer to 187), but the lengths became true-to-size...
  25. ^ Good info, thanks. Aren't the 10 & 11 made in...

    ^ Good info, thanks. Aren't the 10 & 11 made in China? (12/13/14 are Germany.)
  26. Sorry man, I should have been more clear. ...

    Sorry man, I should have been more clear. Looking for one of these (same ski, different graphics).

    2012: https://images.evo.com/imgp/700/47700/262535/volkl-katana-skis-2012-.jpg

    2013:...
  27. Paging all chargers to the courtesy phone.

    Paging all chargers to the courtesy phone.
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    PSA: 2018 Head Monster 98, new

    Damn, somebody buy these so I won't have to...$270 shipped.
    Head Monster 98, size 177 cm,...
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    Given not a lot of garments are eVent, it'll be...

    Given not a lot of garments are eVent, it'll be nice to have another highly-breathable material available.
  30. Have a pair of 182 Backland 107 for sale, ticks...

    Have a pair of 182 Backland 107 for sale, ticks most of your boxes: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/327979-FS-182-Atomic-Backland-107-AT-Skis

    Also have 186 BD Helio 116 that's...
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    These are nice, once you get hooked on a vest...

    These are nice, once you get hooked on a vest you're never go back to a pack unless you need the extra capacity.
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    ^ Thanks for the info!

    ^ Thanks for the info!
  33. Thread: "The Turn"

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    For sure. Some flocks of geese flying over Simi...

    For sure. Some flocks of geese flying over Simi at night lately, no idea where they're going. Partying in TJ maybe, and headed back North.
  34. Is it real or a comedy skit? The audio is almost...

    Is it real or a comedy skit? The audio is almost too good for a security cam.
  35. Tomas, his kids, and the controlled avalanche

    Apologize if it's already been shared.
    https://www.facebook.com/1762998250675243/videos/2086799334763672/
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    $480 Canadian pesos / $360 USD shipped...

    $480 Canadian pesos / $360 USD shipped
    https://www.corbetts.com/2018-blizzard-zero-g-95-skis/
  37. https://www.workscomponents.co.uk/ Great...

    https://www.workscomponents.co.uk/

    Great anglesets.
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    No problems with mine yet.

    No problems with mine yet.
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    The Lotus 138 and 120 I drilled had a seriously...

    The Lotus 138 and 120 I drilled had a seriously thick layer of carbon fiber, they're no joke.
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    See these? DPS Wailer 112 RP 184cm Pure Carbon +...

    See these? DPS Wailer 112 RP 184cm Pure Carbon + nano Flex 2 POWDER SKIS no bindings SNOW...
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    PSA: 166 & 176 Volkl BMT 109, new

    Six hundy is about the cheapest these go for, if you're a smaller guy or looking for a pair for your ladyfriend.
    2016 Volkl V-Werks BMT109 166cm Ski Brand...
  42. I'll take the MS duffles, PM incoming.

    I'll take the MS duffles, PM incoming.
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    Anyone know if the Freetour Upgrade Second Ski...

    Anyone know if the Freetour Upgrade Second Ski Kit for $100 is a pair of parts, or just enough to do one ski? Must be a pair, but the photos only show parts for one ski.
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    Ask and ye shall receive: DPS Wailer 112 RP 184cm...

    Ask and ye shall receive: DPS Wailer 112 RP 184cm Pure Carbon + nano Flex 2 POWDER SKIS no bindings SNOW...
  45. Or have a small storage unit so she never sees...

    Or have a small storage unit so she never sees your arsenal.
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    So that harness I've had in attic storage (that...

    So that harness I've had in attic storage (that probably gets up to 120 degrees during the hottest Summer days) for about ten years is a Black Diamond Momentum AL, "rust" color, size large (33-36"). ...
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    Cross post from Gearswap.

    Cross post from Gearswap.
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    Check your notifications in your ebay app, I just...

    Check your notifications in your ebay app, I just received a notice of 10% ebay bucks through 8/6. Says it's not shareable, you either got it or you didn't.
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    August.

    August.
  50. Cool, sounds perfect for you then. Hell of a...

    Cool, sounds perfect for you then. Hell of a hookup.
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