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    it all depends on Wimmy Jong and his wife's...

    it all depends on Wimmy Jong and his wife's vibrator. That thing charges like no other....
  2. I love how this has turned into a general...

    I love how this has turned into a general skinning topic.

    Salomon should give away a couple of SHIFT's to the mags in this topic as payback for the free brainstorming session and advertisement by...
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    That movie is a classic. Although 'we euros'...

    That movie is a classic.

    Although 'we euros' like to think we all ski (stuff) like that, we actually don't. (Yes, you too).

    Neither do we all ski like Jeremie Heitz or Sam Anthamatten, who,...
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    Ok maybe I missed it but tecton + beast horseshoe...

    Ok maybe I missed it but tecton + beast horseshoe insert: any problems?
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    So for any one using the the pre cut volkl skins...

    So for any one using the the pre cut volkl skins I have a question on the hole-attachment system in the front. I like to remove my skins without stepping out of the bindings, i.e. i take the skin at...
  6. VERY impressed with my zeroG 95 after two...

    VERY impressed with my zeroG 95 after two seasons. Maybe not the greatest pow ski for its width, but then again, pow is easy...
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    thanks all, that sounds confidence inspiring....

    thanks all, that sounds confidence inspiring. Will report back (if and) once this combo sees the light of day.
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    Katana VWERKS and Vipec /Tecton

    I am thinking of a VWerks Katana with Fritschi Tecton combo, as the most chargeable-while-still-skinnable ski. However, i have some concerns over the binding mount.

    There's a thread on mounting...
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    How does it compare to the BMT of similar width? ...

    How does it compare to the BMT of similar width?

    is the VTA geared more to the uphill?
    Are they still doing VTA and VTA light? that shit was very confusing.
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    Funny review, judging by the picture they tested...

    Funny review, judging by the picture they tested a few 16/17 models as 17/18 powder skis, most notably the Spur that underwent quite some changes cough-a completely different ski-cough
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    But that vibrator sees so much action that the...

    But that vibrator sees so much action that the charging cable is most likely worn out. I would try again with a new cable. Charged kingpins are the shit. So much more elasticity and return to center....
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    Just as a first thought that pops into my mind...

    Just as a first thought that pops into my mind when reading this: Have you compared the ramp of the various boot/binding combo's?
  13. Nothing to add other than that your avatar gives...

    Nothing to add other than that your avatar gives me the creeps.

    And I like your ski and boot choice.
    Shop choice not so much.....
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    between the cochise and your dedicated pow ski,...

    between the cochise and your dedicated pow ski, when would you choose the rustler?
    pow -> powski (duh)
    not so much pow -> cochise.

    solved it for ya. Spend those bucks on lift tickets.
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    Yeah I was a bit surprised seeing him on -what i...

    Yeah I was a bit surprised seeing him on -what i though was- a Legend Pro rider. Then I watched the movie and realised he has a rockered tail which makes more sense given his park background.
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    Skied those 2006 laser GS today and this was...

    Skied those 2006 laser GS today and this was exactly my feeling. Very quiet, locked in feeling, kinda like the blizzard GS ski I demoed 2 years ago. But the tip felt a bit soft, and therefore weird...
  17. BD carbon convert

    BD carbon convert
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    listening to the Blister gear:30 interview with...

    listening to the Blister gear:30 interview with hoji about the boot now. My main takeaway:
    - this boot is aimed at the 'general' skitouring crowd, not the freeride, charging crowd. Think maestrale...
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    exciting times in binding-land for sure...

    exciting times in binding-land for sure...
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    Mount them such that you can (un)screw them...

    Mount them such that you can (un)screw them without adjusting the binding. At least for dynafits i seem to remember that this implies moving the heel a bit back (or forward). Dunno about kingpins....
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    wow. Ok but how do the crampons attach?

    wow.
    Ok

    but how do the crampons attach?
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    Is this a similar design to the Pinding, with the...

    Is this a similar design to the Pinding, with the sliding/fold away pins?
    Definitely intrigued.

    Will the pinding ever see the light of day?
    And will it stand a chance against a similar...
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    I see we have a new contender in the 'most...

    I see we have a new contender in the 'most stickers' category.

    nice quiver btw
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    Thnx both, that is useful info.

    Thnx both, that is useful info.
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    anybody ever ski the laser GS, specifically the...

    anybody ever ski the laser GS, specifically the 2006 model (https://www.evo.com/outlet/skis/stockli-laser-gs-marker-m1200-speedpoint-bindings-used-2006)?

    Looking for a powerful groomer ski, and...
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    Sticky: You guys make me feel so much better about my...

    You guys make me feel so much better about my hoarding.... thanks.
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    Sticky: Very solid quiver right there! 1. I agree, the...

    Very solid quiver right there!
    1. I agree, the gunsmokes are that good. Very underestimated ski.
    2. I would put a tech binding on those rangers, aren't they pretty light?
    3. I have never skied...
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    well its speaking in tongues....

    well its speaking in tongues....
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    I only have the beast 14, but since it is the...

    I only have the beast 14, but since it is the same toe: I feel it has significant performance improvements over the old radical toe, especially in hard snow. I can ski hard in the resort, with no...
  30. black crows navis freebird blizz zerog 108...

    black crows navis freebird
    blizz zerog 108
    salomon qst 106 (the red ones....)
  31. ^^ solid info right there. thnx

    ^^ solid info right there. thnx
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    Sticky: wow, those down 102's have such a different...

    wow, those down 102's have such a different camber/rocker profile than my CD102L from a while ago.... I can see why people rave about them now ( And I didnt get along with mine)
  33. used to be mainly on the (older) cochise, but hte...

    used to be mainly on the (older) cochise, but hte last two years it has been gunsmoke w beasts.
    Recently I got me a og bodacious so curious how this winter will turn out.
    I am in Davos, Cheese...
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    its from a movie for the austrian tv series...

    its from a movie for the austrian tv series 'Bergwelten' , where he and thomas gaisbacher went skiing in the dolomites, with the life story of Heini Holzer interwoven. You can view it online here:...
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    ^^ this. flexibility is largest with two strands...

    ^^ this. flexibility is largest with two strands or as i do it, one 30 m thin rope and a 30 m 5mm prusik/tag line. If it is heavily crevassed, 2 30m ropes may be preferred.
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    I also love the way the skier and the woman are...

    I also love the way the skier and the woman are eying each other.
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    40 days on em and all he got was 2 lines on the...

    40 days on em and all he got was 2 lines on the downhill performance that are just tech specs. Is the video any better?
  38. Did you read the blister reviews on both?

    Did you read the blister reviews on both?
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    212858 The ones with touring binders: 178 ZeroG...

    212858
    The ones with touring binders:
    178 ZeroG 95 w speedrads
    18x Blueberry Nodachi (test model not mine)
    180 Icelantic Keeper / adrenalin
    176 Volkl Gotama / speedrads
    186 Blizzard Gunsmoke w...
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    Sticky: Nope you still need some (touring) bindings it...

    Nope you still need some (touring) bindings it appears.
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    I ski gunsmokes with dynafit beasts and would...

    I ski gunsmokes with dynafit beasts and would definately take that set up to japan if i were to go there.
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    212592
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    Sticky: wtf my basement just turned upside down need...

    wtf my basement just turned upside down

    need to reconsider moving there.....
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    Sticky: aight, since I'm moving to a new place I had the...

    aight, since I'm moving to a new place I had the skis lined up nicely in the (way too small) new basement.

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    L to R:
    1st 3: groomer ski's
    Blizzard zeroG 95 178 w speed rads.
    Blueberry...
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    this. not getting out of your skis for...

    this.
    not getting out of your skis for transitioning to skiing was an eye opener for me.
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    Nice, thanks. just so people will be able to...

    Nice, thanks.

    just so people will be able to find it years from now, here's the link to the specific blog post:
    http://mtnguiding.com/media/2017/1/4/where-do-i-mount-my-hojis-renegadesravens-too
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    yes the liner comes with laces, and a (thin)...

    yes the liner comes with laces, and a (thin) footbed.
  48. Rad

    Rad
  49. Funnily, i mounted 1 or 1.5cm behind the line...

    Funnily, i mounted 1 or 1.5cm behind the line after reading the gunsmoke thread. I am on the 186 though, and I seem to remember most people favouring going forward on the 193 and going back on the...
  50. I have Guardians in S that I am willing to part...

    I have Guardians in S that I am willing to part with for little money... but I am in Europe.
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