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    Resurrecting this thread to ask a semi-relevant...

    Resurrecting this thread to ask a semi-relevant question:
    Did the mount pattern change with the 2019-2020 Duke EPF 18? Or is it still the same as all the previous EPF iterations?

    For example,...
  2. Thread: DPS Phantom Glide

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    Has anyone tried to use a UV light to cure? I've...

    Has anyone tried to use a UV light to cure? I've read the instructions and the FAQ that does not endorse this, and I emailed DPS looking for guidance, basically getting the "we can't guarantee..."...
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    I've been using sealskinz for a number of years....

    I've been using sealskinz for a number of years. Got a new pair this year (green, old ones all black), seem to work great. They ski like a thicker ski sock, so not bad. I still use regular ski socks...
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    5 or 6 years ago it was hillcrest sport shop out...

    5 or 6 years ago it was hillcrest sport shop out in Gresham. A guy named Greg in particular, iirc.
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    Any thoughts on the 192 stormrider TT 110? Found...

    Any thoughts on the 192 stormrider TT 110? Found a smoking deal on some.
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    Sticky: Adding 189 Armada Norwalk to wanted list. G3 Ion...

    Adding 189 Armada Norwalk to wanted list. G3 Ion too.

    HAVE SKI, DON'T WANT IT:
    160 K2 Phat Luv: Alpineadventure
    165 2008-2009 Karhu Bertha: h-atlas
    165 powder plus: mntlion
    167 k2 Work Stinx:...
  7. For reference, this is what we're both looking at...

    For reference, this is what we're both looking at STP Sale
  8. Thanks fellas- fwiw Spyderjon I think I'm looking...

    Thanks fellas- fwiw Spyderjon I think I'm looking at the 13-14 year model, found a smoking deal for the same price on either style from that year. Is the CL3 a newer addition?
  9. Resurrecting an old thread here- I'm trying to...

    Resurrecting an old thread here- I'm trying to decide between the regular and carbonlite versions of the 188 director.

    I'm a heavy-ish skier (about 210 naked), fast, but not the fastest on the...
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    CamelBak Forge mug is like a mini-thermos. I have...

    CamelBak Forge mug is like a mini-thermos. I have to let tea cool to nearly drinking temp before putting the lid on or it will be hot for an hour or two. Granted, that's after pouring near boiling...
  11. I recently purchased a vaporizer top during your...

    I recently purchased a vaporizer top during your half off sale (size XL, me 6' 210#. Wide shoulders and short (30") inseam.) I initially got a L, but swapped for the XL as it's more of a midweight...
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    K Tape- nylon repair tape. Super light, worked...

    K Tape- nylon repair tape. Super light, worked great for patching the plethora of little holes I put in my nano puff when a firework misfired. Fabric seems water resistant, although I have not tested...
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    ^stoked to see someone happy with their Atomics...

    ^stoked to see someone happy with their Atomics after a lot of days; I would not echo that sentiment. I skied B120s for several seasons and the cant screws as well as angle adj (terms? the one on the...
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    Driving all the way around is totally worth it....

    Driving all the way around is totally worth it. There are some grassy bluffs overlooking the ocean that were about as idyllic in late afternoon sun as anywhere I've been. Ate unquestionably the best...
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    Hike uphill. If you want to have more fun, bike...

    Hike uphill. If you want to have more fun, bike uphill. Then you get to ride the bike down. It's good. Same applies to skiing.
  16. Thread: Portland OR beta

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    Things to eat/drink/see: Stripperoke at...

    Things to eat/drink/see:

    Stripperoke at Devil's Point (monday nights I think? maybe tuesday)

    spanish coffee at Huber's

    Found a great brunch spot with no wait and bottomless mimosas in SW-...
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    In the PNW this year, you are very right. Every...

    In the PNW this year, you are very right. Every time I've used my BD Traverses inbounds I've broken the bottoms. I think Ullr is telling me something. My favorite poles I got for $1 each at the...
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    Thanks for K.I.R. Klar. Compelling photos and...

    Thanks for K.I.R. Klar. Compelling photos and words, and the right amount of both. Excellent.
  19. Thread: juneau vs haines

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    Sounds about right, the weather is typically...

    Sounds about right, the weather is typically better in Haines. I'm glad you guys are getting a season up there.



    Your city statement was basically comparing apples to oranges. You can't compare...
  20. Thread: juneau vs haines

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    This guy has great info. FOR ME TO POOP ON! The...

    This guy has great info. FOR ME TO POOP ON! The weather is way better in Haines, no argument there. Doing the RV thing from Whitehorse would be sweet if you're into touring/snow machining. Juneau is...
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    Tons of great advice for the big island here. I...

    Tons of great advice for the big island here. I would probably spend the majority of the trip on the big island, with a shorter trip to Kauai. If you can swing it, overnighting in Kalalau valley is...
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    stumbled across these shopping for deals: used...

    stumbled across these shopping for deals: used supermojo 103
    edit:
    forgot you said playful.... maybe not these.
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    Whatever time you're there, man. Be in the now.

    Whatever time you're there, man. Be in the now.
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    bump for Japow dreams....

    bump for Japow dreams....
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    Skied a pair of Scarpa Freedom SLs (27.5) last...

    Skied a pair of Scarpa Freedom SLs (27.5) last year, wear a size 12 EE New Balance sneaker. Reasonably happy feet all season with no punches, just the standard intuition bake at the beginning of the...
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    Aw, shucks. Thanks guys. Hopefully someday we'll...

    Aw, shucks. Thanks guys. Hopefully someday we'll all meet up in a magical snowy fairyland... or maybe Haines.
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    Check out this guy's...

    Check out this guy's podcast:http://entheogenic.podomatic.com/
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    Me- 6', 215#, regular/adventurous psychonaut but...

    Me- 6', 215#, regular/adventurous psychonaut but not tripping every weekend. Wish the acid of my parent's heyday was still around/more readily available.

    Things I liked: Ganja, Mushrooms, MDMA,...
  29. Thread: Reliable headlamp

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    I've had one of these for several years and had...

    I've had one of these for several years and had fairly good luck with it. I've seen a couple of their cheaper/smaller ones break. Some of the plastic has broken on mine: 1. the arms that hold the...
  30. "I don't have a cat. I once agreed to look after...

    "I don't have a cat. I once agreed to look after a friend's cat for a week but after he dropped it off at my apartment and explained the concept of kitty litter, I kept the cat in a closed cardboard...
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    Favorite part: donuts around cops on segways.

    Favorite part: donuts around cops on segways.
  32. Thread: Smrt fones

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    QFT. Whenever people bitch about smartphone or...

    QFT. Whenever people bitch about smartphone or social media addiction, some version of this argument pops into my head. They are very fun and useful, but, like drugs, the habit has to be actively...
  33. Thread: Smrt fones

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    That seems about right. I'll add that the android...

    That seems about right. I'll add that the android driving navigation system seems vastly superior. I'd seriously consider a phone that you can use a Lifeproof case with- basically the iphone 5 or...
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    This...

    This looks like the right package, but other than being waterproof, over the calf, and sealskinz brand, not sure what else to tell you. The only options I had at the local store were ankle or calf...
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    ^QFT. I am also a sweaty bastard and find my...

    ^QFT. I am also a sweaty bastard and find my boots feel sloppy on the way down if I don't use a VB. Bread bags work well, but I've been using the sealskins brand sock and had good luck. I have a...
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    No one has mentioned the Squad 7 yet, but I've...

    No one has mentioned the Squad 7 yet, but I've had a lot of fun on mine so far this year- great performance at speed in all types/depths of snow, and the moderate tail rocker/pintail make slarving...
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    It wasn't that long ago. There was some rationale...

    It wasn't that long ago. There was some rationale that it 'gave you a more accurate pole plant' or something along those lines. I like the poles I got from goodwill- $1 per stick. One of them has a...
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    No comments on size, but friends that have Trew...

    No comments on size, but friends that have Trew gear have mostly been happy with it. One had a nylon/gore delam issue and Trew were good about the warrantee, so there's that.
  39. Thread: Scarpa freedom

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    Further research (a few lift served days) has...

    Further research (a few lift served days) has shown these boots are sweet on the up and down. They ski the funky early-season coverage as well as anything else. Might have to get the sixth toe punch...
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    I use a platypus brand container, maybe 12 oz....

    I use a platypus brand container, maybe 12 oz. capacity? I usually just keep it half full. It has a sport top that doesn't leak so I can open it with gloves on, and collapses as it empties. Easy to...
  41. Thread: Scarpa freedom

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    Skiing 28.0 Freedom SLs with orange superfeet,...

    Skiing 28.0 Freedom SLs with orange superfeet, dukes and 189 maestros, 6' 225 lb. with gear, aggressive by most standards, advanced intermediate by TGR's.

    I have wider feet (wear a 12 2E sneaker...
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    Splitboarding is the only reason I would ever...

    Splitboarding is the only reason I would ever learn to snowboard- touring in snowboard boots>touring in ski boots
  43. that asshole shot my neighbor's dog

    that asshole shot my neighbor's dog
  44. Thread: Sauerkraut

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    The Reuben may be one of the greatest sandwiches...

    The Reuben may be one of the greatest sandwiches ever invented, and quality kraut is key. It's still delicious by itself, of course, but nestled amongst glorious corned beef and rye bread it's a...
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    Costco takes some of the sting out of blades. At...

    Costco takes some of the sting out of blades. At least, you don't have to buy them for a good long while.
  46. laying around, doing nothing on a beach

    laying around, doing nothing on a beach
  47. Thread: What phone now?

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    Android Version 2.3.6. If you were asking for...

    Android Version 2.3.6.

    If you were asking for something else, I am a smartphone n00b- this is my first.
  48. Thread: What phone now?

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    Bonus of everyone buying S3s? I just bought an S2...

    Bonus of everyone buying S3s? I just bought an S2 for ten dolla.
  49. FUPA 5678

    FUPA

    5678
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    QFT. Those of us with manly skier thighs and junk...

    QFT. Those of us with manly skier thighs and junk in the trunk tend to have this problem. I've got some pants from TNF with a couple % elastic in them and a gusseted crotch that seem to be money. Mk...
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