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    I've had some glue failures with the Minimist...

    I've had some glue failures with the Minimist Glide (70/30 mix) in warm wet spring conditions (they are fine in cold weather) . . .
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    What mntlion says. That shell is thin Grilamid...

    What mntlion says. That shell is thin Grilamid and you'll likely get only about 1mm by grinding and the possibilty of fucking it up is high.
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    You mean just putting the shell in the oven for...

    You mean just putting the shell in the oven for 8-10 minutes? Depends on the boot. With a Full Tilt, not much. With an Atomic Memory Fit boot and a hot oven for 9 minutes, quite a bit - Atomic says...
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    102mm Full Tilt isn't a bad call, but I would go...

    102mm Full Tilt isn't a bad call, but I would go with the 24.5 and get the forefoot punched wider (need access to decent bootfitting). I put a guy with a 122mm foot (27.5, though) in a Dalbello...
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    I think I would narrower before you go shorter....

    I think I would narrower before you go shorter. Your midfoot/ankle is on the slim side, you just need to make the forefoot wide enough. Think S/Max, Atomic Hawx Ultra, Lange RX LV, Tecnica Mach 1 LV,...
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    TT instep: left 70mm, right 72mm . . . well...

    TT instep: left 70mm, right 72mm . . . well within the normal range for a 27.5 foot.
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    It's possible. I saw one in the Dalbello showroom...

    It's possible. I saw one in the Dalbello showroom last spring with only toe inserts (Chakra, too). Haven't gotten in any production boots to check out yet.
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    You can't see instep heights on your phone as a...

    You can't see instep heights on your phone as a consumer, but I have a business intelligence version that shows it. If you want to know your numbers, share your data with me using the last QR code in...
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    When I weighed the Alpinist is was 287 grams with...

    When I weighed the Alpinist is was 287 grams with screws. Yes, turning the heel to switch from medium to "high" is a PITA.

    Lack of a taller lifter option can turn into a deal breaker, depending on...
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    I was thinking about a 188 GS ski . . ....

    I was thinking about a 188 GS ski . . .
    https://www.evo.com/outlet/skis/blizzard-firebird-gs-wc-2020#image=210809/858525/clone.jpg
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    Pomoca Climb Pro 2.0 plush/backing with the older...

    Pomoca Climb Pro 2.0 plush/backing with the older G3 pivoting tip hooks and Black Diamond STI straps/tail clip FTW.
  12. I used to set them up with a slightly bigger gap...

    I used to set them up with a slightly bigger gap - but adjust the toe wings with the set screws so the boot doesn't slide back and forth . . .
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    Don't have the OG Bodacious to compare, but my...

    Don't have the OG Bodacious to compare, but my 14/15 pair has slightly less tip rocker (10mm) and slightly more tail rocker (10mm) than the black resurrection pair I own.
  14. The toe that required notching the boot toe...

    The toe that required notching the boot toe didn't have the wings . . .
  15. Real men skied that toe with the Look...

    Real men skied that toe with the Look non-releasable turntable and long thongs. Hit me up if you want a new-in-box pair.
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    If you like the way the Kryptons ski, I see no...

    If you like the way the Kryptons ski, I see no reason to switch. What do you mean by a "weird" cuff fit? Too loose?

    PS The new Krypton 130 ID has tech fittings in the toe (not in the heel) -...
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    Try contacting MDV directly. 112 Etna Road...

    Try contacting MDV directly.
    112 Etna Road
    Lebanon, NH 03766
    P: +1 6032980314
    F: +1 6032986134
    Email: info@mdv-usa.com
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    The pads are fine, and you can't replace the...

    The pads are fine, and you can't replace the hacked up white plastic on the toe lug . . . I would try to smooth it out with a razor blade maybe.
  19. Thread: Heated socks

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    Depends on what you mean by "not much room" - the...

    Depends on what you mean by "not much room" - the Lenz sock is not as thin as an ultralight Smartwool or Darntough, similar to my ultralight Le Bents . . . so more like a "light" weight in most...
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    5.0 Toecap design is a distinct improvement...

    5.0 Toecap design is a distinct improvement because the heating element starts on top of the toes (where the blood comes from) . . .
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    They don't make a 120 - 95, 115, 130 . . .

    They don't make a 120 - 95, 115, 130 . . .
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    Some people have had problems sharing their data...

    Some people have had problems sharing their data with the previous QR code - if this happens, please try this one:

    388644
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    25.5 if he's got a background in hockey, ballet,...

    25.5 if he's got a background in hockey, ballet, or rock climbing (or you convince him it's what good skiers do) otherwise 26.5 for a beginner. As narrow as he can find, i.e. 98mm or so. Around...
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    Good info as always, Matt. Excited to try mine.

    Good info as always, Matt. Excited to try mine.
  25. Thread: Lange Lasts

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    The liners vary quite a bit, the shell interiors...

    The liners vary quite a bit, the shell interiors less so. Try sticking a liner from an RS 130 in a RX 130 LV and an XT3 130 LV and see how they feel.
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    You only fit kids like adults if they ski like...

    You only fit kids like adults if they ski like adults, and then their coach will likely tell you they need to size down. You also need to be ready to buy more than 1 pair of boots a year. Otherwise,...
  27. Thread: Lange Lasts

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    It's a good idea, I tell our bootfitters to do...

    It's a good idea, I tell our bootfitters to do this from their first day on the job. No better way to understand the differences in fit between lasts and brands.
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    The entire boot is roomier, don't get a 100mm...

    The entire boot is roomier, don't get a 100mm Lange if you are happy with the 97mm . . .
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    Winner! The stock Pomoca ones suck anyway.

    Winner! The stock Pomoca ones suck anyway.
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    I tell them it'll be here on Tuesday. No...

    I tell them it'll be here on Tuesday. No commission anyway, might as well be up front.
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    I work at a store which currently lists 98 skis...

    I work at a store which currently lists 98 skis 110mm and above . . . not all are in the brick and mortar location, but we can get them in a few days. And yeah, we used them last year a lot.
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    He said they were good, though he's not really a...

    He said they were good, though he's not really a park/jib skier.
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    The Arc'teryx Alpha Comp Hoody worked well for...

    The Arc'teryx Alpha Comp Hoody worked well for me, they made it twice (hardshell hood, upper body and shoulders), softshell body. Don't believe it's in the current line.
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    The new fabric is thinner, stretchier, and has a...

    The new fabric is thinner, stretchier, and has a softer hand than the old. No suspenders is not a positive in my book. Fit is slightly tighter through the thighs (not good for me), pocket placement...
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    If you really want a pow-specific ski over 110mm,...

    If you really want a pow-specific ski over 110mm, you likely know exactly where to buy one, and apparently it's not OP's brick-and-mortar in Park City . . .
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    How many days warranted something over 106 in...

    How many days warranted something over 106 in Park City last season?
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    I have not. Was in the parking lot with the only...

    I have not. Was in the parking lot with the only test pair last spring and just about to grab them, but my boss decided he needed to try them . . .
  38. Thread: Ski Drill Bits

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    Pretty easy to not stop in time and create a...

    Pretty easy to not stop in time and create a dimple on the base, especially with light touring skis . . .
  39. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    For whatever reason, when your order each sole...

    For whatever reason, when your order each sole block piece is counted separately; a 'kit' for one pair of boots will list quantity as "4" . . .
  40. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Don't call the rep. Have your local shop contact...

    Don't call the rep. Have your local shop contact Groupe Rossignol Customer Service in Park City and order part #LVGLDH0 (KIT DIN MMTL SOLES 17/18 FREE).
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    I would shoot for something in between. If he's a...

    I would shoot for something in between. If he's a 23-23.5, there is a Redster Club Sport 70 LC (low cuff) that might work, or the Lange XT3 80 . . .
  42. Thread: I need new boots

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    Yes, you have to love doing it and be able to...

    Yes, you have to love doing it and be able to afford not to take a better paying job. There are usually only a few years during which a smart and motivated young person fits this description, and at...
  43. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Trying to locate some for a couple customers -...

    Trying to locate some for a couple customers - will let you know if I am successful. The 21-22 catalog I have doesn't even list a part number for the ISO 5355 sole with slots for tech heels, guess...
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    I'm in that same club. I liked the suspenders,...

    I'm in that same club. I liked the suspenders, too, and talked the rep out of a few extra pairs which I use on my Sabre hardshell pants. The fly zipper on those is about 1.5 inches too short, gotta...
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    They did not. New fabric (GORE-TEX INFINIUM), no...

    They did not. New fabric (GORE-TEX INFINIUM), no suspenders, new zip thigh vents. We'll see.
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    Shell fit is ~23mm. I would say 26.5 is your size.

    Shell fit is ~23mm. I would say 26.5 is your size.
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    The Quantum Asolo Factory (grey) and the Quantum...

    The Quantum Asolo Factory (grey) and the Quantum Free Asolo Factory 130 (blue) have the same BSL but not the same fit - the blue one is roomier (I have both). Not sure I could have gone with a 26.5...
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    The dimensions at the base of the bootboard are...

    The dimensions at the base of the bootboard are not the same as the interior dimensions of the shell at foot level, either in length or width - the shell doesn't extend straight up, but curves out....
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    It's fine. You won't be happy in a 5mm fit, and...

    It's fine. You won't be happy in a 5mm fit, and the 25mm fit is going to be sloppy. Those are the other two choices, we are talking about ski boots.

    Possible exceptions: #1 You have an extremely...
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    Depending on how much Titanal you're drilling...

    Depending on how much Titanal you're drilling through, you'll probably notice a difference in bite after ~15-20 pairs. Not a problem if you're using a jig or something to prevent the bit wandering;...
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