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    They ski really, really well. I wouldn't go buy...

    They ski really, really well. I wouldn't go buy them if I were happy with my liners, no need to solve non-existent problems. But I stumbled onto a pair for cheap and figured they were worth a shot to...
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    Footloose has worked on my skis a few times -...

    Footloose has worked on my skis a few times - their service staff definitely know what they're doing and have always turned things around quickly. Haven't had any work done at Kittredge but they're...
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  4. Thread: The Forerunner

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    Agreed. I'm probably about to get a lot of hate...

    Agreed. I'm probably about to get a lot of hate from Toyota owners but... I don't understand the 4Runner or Toyota on the whole anymore. It feels like stepping back in time getting in one. Almost...
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    Just to update this - I bought the L138's from...

    Just to update this - I bought the L138's from WhetherMan's friend for $150+ship. He shipped 'em out to me same day and I just got them yesterday. Absolutely mint. He also proxied another pair of...
  6. Thread: SoCal Kick-Off

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    Looks like SkiNet is closed, along with Docs in...

    Looks like SkiNet is closed, along with Docs in Santa Monica. Surefoot is still open in Santa Monica.

    Mammoth is probably the way to go. Others seem to really like Footloose but I don't think I'd...
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    Let me know how the G3s work out...that's what I...

    Let me know how the G3s work out...that's what I was considering but I'm also feeling a bit cheap about it.
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    Wanted: Skin Tip loops for square-ish skis

    Looking for skin tips that will fit Moment WC108s - it's a pretty square tip that measures around 105mm. If you've got some clips for paracord tips or a setup laying around unused that will work for...
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    If you can fit a chemical toe warmer on top of...

    If you can fit a chemical toe warmer on top of your toes, definitely do that. I generally open them and toss them into the liner while driving so they're warmed up. You can wrap some tin foil on the...
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    I picked up a pair of 192 L138 Spoons in the Pure...

    I picked up a pair of 192 L138 Spoons in the Pure 3 construction. Purple ones. Wondering about mount point on them - I generally ski relatively centered. Go with recommended or move the mount forward?
  11. Ahh, maybe they won't touch them. I thought...

    Ahh, maybe they won't touch them. I thought they'd probably make me sign a waiver or something. Will have to see. I'll check them out in more detail when I pick up the skis this week.
  12. Perfect, thanks for the info. I'll check them out...

    Perfect, thanks for the info. I'll check them out and maybe get them tested - was a bit nervous about them being 20 years old.
  13. Buying some used skis with Sally 900s bindings on...

    Buying some used skis with Sally 900s bindings on them - they look minty but they're old. Should I just swap them for something newer? If so, are STH or STH mount patterns the same?
  14. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    I've had a handful of BMWs and they only got more...

    I've had a handful of BMWs and they only got more annoying the newer they got. My E34 and similar vintage cars were bulletproof and ran flawlessly with normal maintenance. Basinbeater is doing it...
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    Definitely want metal, damp - those recs are all...

    Definitely want metal, damp - those recs are all kind of where I'm heading right now. But I am definitely missing something about the ~20m radius skis and may need to just try a few more. All the...
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    Thanks all - definitely seems like the...

    Thanks all - definitely seems like the recommendations sway heavily towards bigger brands with that make race skis like 2FUNKY said. I'll have to see if I can demo a few of these recs at some point...
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    Thanks everyone for the thoughts and suggestions....

    Thanks everyone for the thoughts and suggestions. If I can find a demo day I'll absolutely try a few skis, they've been few and far between the last couple seasons so I've been gambling a little with...
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    Checking out the Dynastars being recommended -...

    Checking out the Dynastars being recommended - both the Speed 4x4 and the MPro 90 seem to have a pretty tight radius. Excuse any ignorance on this, but isn't that going to make them a bit happier...
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    Not a ski for true ice conditions, because I...

    Not a ski for true ice conditions, because I don't ski that super often, but for firm conditions here (Sierras) that'll work on occasional trips to the east coast. I thought 90-100mm made sense for...
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    Help me pick a firm snow ski

    Trying to find the right ski for firmer days in the Sierra + reasonable to travel with to the east coast. I'm 5'11, 175-180lbs. I do not have any sort of race background.

    Main skis are a Moment...
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    Code MAG119 still working it looks like. These...

    Code MAG119 still working it looks like.

    These gloves rock and would be worth it easily at full price. I bought a pair of the mitts because my hands kept going numb on cold days in another pair of...
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    Based on the experience of some family and...

    Based on the experience of some family and friends, Mono County is also not exactly the easiest place to build when it comes to permitting and approvals either. Maybe it's easier in Mammoth proper,...
  23. For whoever picked up those free bibs, PM me and...

    For whoever picked up those free bibs, PM me and I'll send you some black Cordura to replace the beat up Cordura on there with. I just repaired some pants and have way too much material left over.
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    I bought some Hotronics for $110 at one of the...

    I bought some Hotronics for $110 at one of the stores. It's TJ Maxx (same parent company) so the inventory is very hit and miss.
  25. Thread: Trucks.

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    I just paid the deposit and reserved one of those...

    I just paid the deposit and reserved one of those Silverado EVs. Was considering the Lightning to replace my F-150 in a couple of years but the mid-gate thing on the Silverado is awesome. With a...
  26. For someone skiing mainly in the Sierras does the...

    For someone skiing mainly in the Sierras does the 138 make sense to have in the quiver? Or is it a better tool for light blower snow that we don't see much of? And for someone 5'11" / 175lbs which...
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    Thanks for the advice and suggestions. I guess...

    Thanks for the advice and suggestions. I guess there is probably more room to modify the liner than I considered before needing to mess with the shell at all.

    I'll have to see if I can find a way...
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    I am wondering if anyone has advice about...

    I am wondering if anyone has advice about stretching/punchig the instep on a Tecnica Mach 1?

    I have a pair of Mach 1 120 MVs (newest version with the T-Drive plate) and it's become apparent that...
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    Not sure if this is still available but it was...

    Not sure if this is still available but it was posted relatively recently:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/344349-FS-Pieps-Jetforce-Tour-Pro-34-Airbag-Backpack
  30. Thread: Pole length?

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    I think recommended for my height (5'11") is 48"....

    I think recommended for my height (5'11") is 48". Those work fine, but I also have a set of 50" poles with a longer grip on them. That's my preference - the additional length is nice when skating or...
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    I'm skiing the 184 WC and WC108 inbounds and...

    I'm skiing the 184 WC and WC108 inbounds and really like them, but think I might size down for a little more maneuverability in tight spots. Anyone done the same?

    Before I throw inserts in my...
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    What mattered to me when I was 22 didn't matter...

    What mattered to me when I was 22 didn't matter much by the time I was 25 or 27. A lot of those fears dissipated and I found new things that mattered more. Short of committing really heinous crimes...
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    I bought the WC108 first, and really like it -...

    I bought the WC108 first, and really like it - got the full fat Wildcat late last season when I found a deal too good to pass up. I think the full size Wildcat is definitely chargier and requires...
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    FS: Rossignol Alltrack 110 - 27.5

    In pretty alright shape, too big for me. Liners are OK, heel pockets have some foam pulling out inside but are otherwise fine - I couldn't feel it while skiing.

    They've got Patriot foot beds in...
  35. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    A cheap paint job is light sanding, mask the...

    A cheap paint job is light sanding, mask the trim, spray it.

    A more expensive paint job is going to involve removing and replacing worn trim, rubber, etc. They'll do much more prep work, they'll...
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    Second paragraph was karma for the first...

    Second paragraph was karma for the first paragraph.
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    Weird - bought some hiking and "casual" socks no...

    Weird - bought some hiking and "casual" socks no problems. Also worked on base layers, boxers, and leggings. Edited the post to say "most" though.
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    PSA: Smartwool 40% off

    Smartwool.com has 40% off *most* full price items - code is SW2021_40

    You can get another 12% off right now with Rakuten (used to be ebates). ~47% off total.

    Surely everyone knows about...
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    Next week looks awesome...am I nuts for thinking...

    Next week looks awesome...am I nuts for thinking about going to Mammoth the few days leading up to Christmas? Is it usually packed?
  40. If you strike out locally, Amazon has some padded...

    If you strike out locally, Amazon has some padded bags for around $30-$40. You can also check a cardboard box on the airlines if any local shops have extra ski boxes you can snag.
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    Also jumping in line - would be more than stoked...

    Also jumping in line - would be more than stoked to buy beer / dinner for anyone who helps facilitate.
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    Most of Canyon was open today starting at 8:30a....

    Most of Canyon was open today starting at 8:30a. Around 2:00p they opened Chair 10 out of the Mill (which was great for a few laps). Hopefully tomorrow they're able to open Main. I'd love to get some...
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    Waiting patiently for the lifts to spin. Big...

    Waiting patiently for the lifts to spin. Big appreciation for all the ops and patrol crew here at Mammoth right now.
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    It is absurd to me that Masi and the FIA continue...

    It is absurd to me that Masi and the FIA continue to modify the rules on a case by case basis yet manage to do a bad job of it almost every time.

    Mercedes strategy was perfect - it played the...
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    Avalanche Course recommendations in CA

    Figure I'd ask the collective for a recommendation - I was offered an avalanche class as a holiday gift. I'm stoked about that, there seem to be a lot of good options - is there a guide / teacher...
  46. Got some afternoon laps in at Killington earlier...

    Got some afternoon laps in at Killington earlier today - snow was nice, found some pockets of fresh, didn't slide all the way down to the bottom due to ice. Would call it a pretty damn good first day...
  47. Thread: Trucks.

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    You can, but you are missing the joke, short bed...

    You can, but you are missing the joke, short bed trucks are stupid and useless.*


    *I own a short bed truck and 186cm skis fit fine at the same time as 184cm and the GFs 172ish skis.
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    Same, but I use one of the little $40 dryers if...

    Same, but I use one of the little $40 dryers if it was a really wet day. Liners always come out of the boots though.

    Maybe I'd feel different about a $900 dryer if I lived in the PNW.
  49. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    BaT has done to the entire enthusiast car market...

    BaT has done to the entire enthusiast car market what EAG did to BMWs. Really a shame.
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    That track was intense - I'll be surprised if it...

    That track was intense - I'll be surprised if it isn't altered in some way for future races.

    In terms of the actual racing, I think Hamilton wrapped it up pretty succinctly - "It's difficult to...
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