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    I mentioned that I had to use Sportmachine as my...

    I mentioned that I had to use Sportmachine as my boot, since Speedmachines killed me in the instep area even without buckling down, and that's the next volume size up in Nordica.
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    Size =25.5

    Size =25.5
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    I'd love to try them, but it sounds like 100mm is...

    I'd love to try them, but it sounds like 100mm is widest you currently have. I have a frankenfoot with 104-5 forefoot, high instep and narrow heel. Currently have to use Sportmachines due to width...
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    Wax - If you have 115+ brakes, then all is well....

    Wax - If you have 115+ brakes, then all is well. Please advise price incl shipping. If that's OK with you I'll PM address.

    Maybe so re: Florida - I'm a northeast refugee, and travel to SLC...
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    Digski - PM'd you. Wax - seems like those...

    Digski - PM'd you.

    Wax - seems like those brakes are low 90's so I'd have to source some up. 2k miles = Floriduh. Been in the marine business first with gas turbines and now monster diesels for...
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    WTB - PX12-SPX12 with wide brakes

    Greetings,

    Decided that I should get at least some use out of my old Dynastar XXL's that have never seen snow as early season powder/rock skis. Were previously mounted with PX12's, so I'd like to...
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    Have to agree with the comments so far. If you're...

    Have to agree with the comments so far. If you're going pro and use everyday, there are a lot of nice and costly options. Harbor Freight tools are 2020 version Craftsman, are cheap and have a...
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    Thanks for the PSA. Trigger pulled and then I got...

    Thanks for the PSA. Trigger pulled and then I got a pair of 115 brakes on eghey for $20 for my vintage, but never used Dynastar XXL's sitting in the storage locker in SLC.
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    I bought them new senior year of high school. I'm...

    I bought them new senior year of high school. I'm pretty certain 1973-1974 season.

    I had their predecessor, the ST650 the year before, and always regretted getting rid of them for the Comps. Much...
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    Sell diesel engines for ships. Real engines, real...

    Sell diesel engines for ships. Real engines, real ships. Not some kind of Caterpillar shit.

    Headquarters is in Yurp, and primary yards / contacts are in Asia, so local contact with colleagues is...
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    Sticky: 376508 Something for every condition. ...

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    Something for every condition.

    Living a 5 hour flight from SLC, these end up living in a storage locker at the first exit from the airport for the majority of the year. This year was...
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    ^^^Fine, but you're still better off with...

    ^^^Fine, but you're still better off with multiple smaller subs than one or two ginormous just for the sake of standing waves in the room. And show me an 18 inch that has anywhere near the control of...
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    Like this shot and the clarity: 374758

    Like this shot and the clarity:

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    Just to confirm why the 24fps and an optical...

    Just to confirm why the 24fps and an optical viewfinder are so important (Mk VI and higher). Just (try to) follow the subject and keep your finger down. Remember, these are cropped, so lose a little...
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    I had the ADS sub/sat system back-in-the-day. I...

    I had the ADS sub/sat system back-in-the-day. I forget the model of the satellites, but man, they were fine. 2 x 10 in the sub module. heavy bugger. Funny that that system was dead-on with the JBL...
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    Excellent value piece. Subscribe to this and get...

    Excellent value piece. Subscribe to this and get other excellent suggestions at all price ranges.
    ...
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    Well, ummm, ahhh, have to disagree. Yes, if you...

    Well, ummm, ahhh, have to disagree. Yes, if you want to have the Dead's "wall of sound", then make some massive cabinets. Bet even then, remember that they used a whole bunch of fairly small JBL...
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    1) Yes sound bars are crap 2) Most AV receivers...

    1) Yes sound bars are crap
    2) Most AV receivers (decent ones at least) have two zones.
    3) Marantz and Denon are the same company so don't get wrapped around a name. I use Pioneer for my 2nd and 3rd...
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    Post 10588

    Post 10588
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    30 days in SLC. Horrible timing - missed EVERY...

    30 days in SLC. Horrible timing - missed EVERY good day there was in SLC. Conditions so bad it seemed like skiing on the least coast. Essentially dust on crust, even at Snowbird.

    Played on:...
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    ^^^^^ Fuck the French. Their national sport is...

    ^^^^^ Fuck the French. Their national sport is ripping off tourists and having an insolent and rude attitude. Hopefully never have to go there again. Fuck the French. Complete assholes.

    That being...
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    Another RX100 guy, with 2 x Mk II (with Ikelite...

    Another RX100 guy, with 2 x Mk II (with Ikelite underwater case), and a Mk VI. While the II's are great for most everything, the optical viewfinder of the VI is mandatory for ski shots, otherwise the...
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    Sourcing adjustable boot buckles

    Having the foot from hell, with a hudge forefoot and toothpick shins, I need adjustable boot buckles versus the stationary ones so I can start out fully extended, then bring them in as the other...
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    Thank you, but I need the basic i/0, the 7 has a...

    Thank you, but I need the basic i/0, the 7 has a different attachment method, without the two swivels on top.
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    WTB / WTT - Smnith I/O Frame

    Greetings,

    I have a LOT of Smith I/O lenses, and some frames, but sadly they were stored in a facility at Function Junction at WB, and they stink of formadehyde.

    Anyone have some frames hanging...
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    Snowbird last week, standing in long line to take...

    Snowbird last week, standing in long line to take the chair out of Mineral Basin and a guy tells his wife, "they call these the back bowls".
  30. Thread: Park City info

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    You must drive awful fucking slow if it take you...

    You must drive awful fucking slow if it take you 2 hours to get from PC to Snowbasin.

    Anyway, Snowbasin is definatly worth it. John Paul chair has great stuff below it. Strawberry Gonjola is also...
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    I would say that's a hudge understatement. So...

    I would say that's a hudge understatement. So after some years he actually paid what he owed after being outed so as not to look like a deadbeat. BFD. He's been kicked off of gapic and pugski (or...
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    Correct, Mr Dolphin turn gets banned everywhere...

    Correct, Mr Dolphin turn gets banned everywhere due to complete douchebaggery. I think this is maybe the only place he hasn't been banned yet, but let's hope that changes soon.
  33. Thread: cool homes

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    Tell the "coastal south" of Houston the value of...

    Tell the "coastal south" of Houston the value of flood insurance. I remember seeing the beautiful barns in Vermont heading down the river after the hurricane that hit there about 10 years ago. Yeah....
  34. Thread: cool homes

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    True, but - Enjoy Gavin, your taxes, and loss of...

    True, but - Enjoy Gavin, your taxes, and loss of liberty and 2) is it fire and earthquake proof? How often you go into the ocean. Yeah. right.
  35. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    True that. Tom was a really interesting guy, and...

    True that. Tom was a really interesting guy, and a genuinely nice guy. Self made from real estate in California (Vacaville) and Hawaii. He was typical of the super successful people I've met - always...
  36. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    [QUOTE=Yanos;6107983] Two reasons for the...

    Two reasons for the combo. First, the Arneson could be pulled out of the water when not in use to minimize drag. It would go about 50 knots on just the diesels, and the turbine added about 10 knots...
  37. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    The MTU's were on waterjets, and the centerline...

    The MTU's were on waterjets, and the centerline turbine was on an Arneson surface drive which was pulled up when not in use. Tom had one prop pitched for maximum rooster tail just for laughs when...
  38. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    I've been in Marine propulsion my entire career,...

    I've been in Marine propulsion my entire career, and the first massive project I was on is this one, Gentry Eagle 1989 TransAtlantic winner. 62hrs, and 7 minutes across the pond

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    Met...
  39. please check your PM's.

    please check your PM's.
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    Mazda just announced some outstanding deals on...

    Mazda just announced some outstanding deals on CX-5's - 60m no interest loans and 3 months without payment - for a desireable vehicle that's pretty good. I rent 30-40 times a year in "normal" times,...
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    The F Pace is well known as probably the least...

    The F Pace is well known as probably the least reliable of any nice SUV. Like my XF of old (loved that car though, but ONLY the V8 version), the electronics are best described as Victorian era - take...
  42. You may want to (seriously) rethink these prices....

    You may want to (seriously) rethink these prices.

    Brand new, latest edition Griffons in your choice of color and brake size at Corbetts shipped for $150.

    Other clamps likewise at much better...
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    OK, PM'd again

    OK, PM'd again
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    PM'd too.

    PM'd too.
  45. see your PM's

    see your PM's
  46. The Great - Arcteryx (again (and again). Had...

    The Great -

    Arcteryx (again (and again). Had a Beta AR, little use but about 10 years old that was delamming at the bottom at the cinch elastic. Sent it in and they said "gheesh, we're real busy,...
  47. Negatory - "No dogs are allowed on the mountain."

    Negatory - "No dogs are allowed on the mountain."
  48. Thread: Gas Prices

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    So AOC was all jubuillent today "This...

    So AOC was all jubuillent today

    "This snapshot is being acknowledged as a turning point in the climate movement.

    Fossil fuels are in long-term structural decline. This along w/ low interest...
  49. FYI, they're $197 brandy new at Backcountry in...

    FYI, they're $197 brandy new at Backcountry in Forza without caveats.
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    Sent my beautiful Cardinal Red Beta AR a while...

    Sent my beautiful Cardinal Red Beta AR a while ago due to some delamination at the bottom where the cinch elastic is . It's probably 10 years old, but in great shape. They said they could fix it, but...
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