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  1. #101
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2FUNKY View Post
    So I personally don’t get the 110 category for many reasons unless doing a one ski do all halfass.
    that’s the MVP you’re talking about
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  2. #102
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    Prior to this year 191 Lhasa full carbon were my DD in the Wasatch. Went 192 carbon mix GPOs this year. Great ski. Can t say better but shined in the cut up and soft groomer. Actually thought Lhasa better on hard snow.

    Equal in da pow. My .02


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  3. #103
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    I was thinking
    If Praxis were to press a ski identical to the Lhasa pow in a 206 or 210
    I would buy it.

    Love my standard hybrid 196's But a 210 would be even better
    Own your fail. ~Jer~

  4. #104
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    Quote Originally Posted by MTT View Post
    I was thinking
    If Praxis were to press a ski identical to the Lhasa pow in a 206 or 210
    I would buy it.

    Love my standard hybrid 196's But a 210 would be even better
    Hey mtt, didn't Mammoth just close? Did you get out on snow this spring?

  5. #105
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    Quote Originally Posted by MTT View Post
    I was thinking
    If Praxis were to press a ski identical to the Lhasa pow in a 206 or 210
    I would buy it.

    Love my standard hybrid 196's But a 210 would be even better
    Jezuz, are you an NBA player?

    Let's do some livin'
    After, we die

  6. #106
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benny Profane View Post
    Jezuz, are you an NBA player?
    No. He weighs 400 lbs.
    Quote Originally Posted by XXX-er View Post
    the situation strikes me as WAY too much drama at this point

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    Quote Originally Posted by abraham View Post
    Hey mtt, didn't Mammoth just close? Did you get out on snow this spring?
    No.
    There is always next year.

    Just got back from Kings beach ate at the Taqueria - Good afternoon all around
    Own your fail. ~Jer~

  8. #108
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    Quote Originally Posted by reckless toboggan View Post
    No. He weighs 400 lbs.
    I weigh 178 right now. Lightest I have been since I was 20.
    Own your fail. ~Jer~

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benny Profane View Post
    Jezuz, are you an NBA player?
    Nah, all about the lift line cred brah.
    178lbs wanting a 210 Lhasa, lmao!

  10. #110
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2FUNKY View Post
    Nah, all about the lift line cred brah.
    178lbs wanting a 210 Lhasa, lmao!
    People already look twice at the 196's

    I can make it work, and look good doing it.

    I really want the 210's for open sierra pow
    Own your fail. ~Jer~

  11. #111
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    Im 61 175 and have some 196s. Remarkably easy to ski.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MTT View Post
    People already look twice at the 196's

    I can make it work, and look good doing it.

    I really want the 210's for open sierra pow
    Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MTT View Post
    People already look twice at the 196's

    I can make it work, and look good doing it.

    I really want the 210's for open sierra pow
    Just giving ya shit. I hear ya, sort of. I have zero stability issues going Mach schnell on the 191 FATS.
    Quote Originally Posted by detrusor View Post
    Im 61 175 and have some 196s. Remarkably easy to ski.


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    Skied the 196 for a few days. Great ski but the 191 FAT is a better ski imho. Same stability but does everything else betterer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doebedoe View Post
    Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse!
    Hah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by flowing alpy View Post
    bunny, skiing is not a sound financial move.
    Fify

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    Quote Originally Posted by MTT View Post
    I was thinking
    If Praxis were to press a ski identical to the Lhasa pow in a 206 or 210
    I would buy it.

    Love my standard hybrid 196's But a 210 would be even better
    That would put a new twist on LBD.
    Color me intrigued.
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    just checking to see if this thread turned from "interest in buying a praxis-pressed lhasa pow" to "can you tinker with an existing ski 2-4mm in any dimension, 2-3cm length, because I am impossibly fussy," now to read all the new posts

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    Quote Originally Posted by mall walker View Post
    just checking to see if this thread turned from "interest in buying a praxis-pressed lhasa pow" to "can you tinker with an existing ski 2-4mm in any dimension, 2-3cm length, because I am impossibly fussy," now to read all the new posts
    Nah it's +10 to +14 cms this time

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    Quote Originally Posted by abraham View Post
    Nah it's +10 to +14 cms this time
    lol sounds about right

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    Quote Originally Posted by mall walker View Post
    just checking to see if this thread turned from "interest in buying a praxis-pressed lhasa pow" to "can you tinker with an existing ski 2-4mm in any dimension, 2-3cm length, because I am impossibly fussy," now to read all the new posts
    Fer christ sakes just bend more rocker/flatten camber or add tips extenders you whiners!
    What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by swissiphic View Post
    Fer christ sakes just bend more rocker/flatten camber or add tips extenders you whiners!
    i'm afraid we're gonna need some DIY instructions/pics

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    When we get to the next life, they'll prolly have an app for that.

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    I didn't realize my skis were so rare... It guess it is up to me to review them.

    There is no other ski I have spent more time on than the 186 Lhasa Pow, which I have had since it was a prototype and still use as my all conditions touring ski. That said, of all the Lhasas I have skied, and I think I have skied them all, none are as fun as my 191 Fat. Now mine are a prototype and have no camber underfoot, and I live in Japan where they mainly see deep pow (I have them mounted with dukes), but at least in these conditions they are the most fun Lhasa in the line. It is important to note that the lack of camber in the tail is offset by a fatter tail. As such, they don't wheelie like a reverse camber pintail, (like, say, Pontoons or the old S7). This brings them a BIT more toward the newschool JJ/Bentchetler feel but not too much- they are still Lhasas and want to be skied weight forward, driving the tips hard and fast. Like all Lhasas, they do punish backseat skiing while rewarding charging- the 191 Fats's just do it with a bit more float and slarvability than traditional Lhasas.
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  24. #124
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    Quote Originally Posted by splat View Post
    When we get to the next life, they'll prolly have an app for that.
    Until then, there's my basement.

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    What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

  25. #125
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    Quote Originally Posted by StuntCok View Post
    I didn't realize my skis were so rare... It guess it is up to me to review them.

    There is no other ski I have spent more time on than the 186 Lhasa Pow, which I have had since it was a prototype and still use as my all conditions touring ski. That said, of all the Lhasas I have skied, and I think I have skied them all, none are as fun as my 191 Fat. Now mine are a prototype and have no camber underfoot, and I live in Japan where they mainly see deep pow (I have them mounted with dukes), but at least in these conditions they are the most fun Lhasa in the line. It is important to note that the lack of camber in the tail is offset by a fatter tail. As such, they don't wheelie like a reverse camber pintail, (like, say, Pontoons or the old S7). This brings them a BIT more toward the newschool JJ/Bentchetler feel but not too much- they are still Lhasas and want to be skied weight forward, driving the tips hard and fast. Like all Lhasas, they do punish backseat skiing while rewarding charging- the 191 Fats's just do it with a bit more float and slarvability than traditional Lhasas.
    Amen! Looove my 191 FATS.

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