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by woodchuck
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Spring skiing voyaging... which ski to bring?
Replies: 50
Views: 4092

Re: Spring skiing voyaging... which ski to bring?

Woodserson wrote:I'm just tired of skins. Weight, room in the pack, wet, they seem so stupid.

Talked to my partner, I am going to take them but we're going to run an experiment and pretend I don't have them unless I'm really screwing up the day.


Good plan. Interested to hear how this works out.
by woodchuck
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Switchback question
Replies: 12
Views: 998

Re: Switchback question

No, I've been scarce. Got my little ole workaday squirrel cage spinning like crazy though....
by woodchuck
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Switchback question
Replies: 12
Views: 998

Re: Switchback question

I've been too busy to ski :cry: . When I get a chance I'll do the teflon plumbers tape thing on those wonky switcharoos. It's a better solution than loctite for a couple of reasons, a) it remains adjustable, b) one doesn't need to clean all the corrosion protection (i.e. grease, oil) off the threads.
by woodchuck
Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Switchback question
Replies: 12
Views: 998

Re: Switchback question

Thanks for sanity check(s). Re-adjusted the darned things 4x today. Going to try a little blue loctite next.
by woodchuck
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Switchback question
Replies: 12
Views: 998

Switchback question

My cartridges back themselves off during ascent. They start out adjusted to Voile specs (4 - 6mm past the index mark). Voile says the threads are to be greased and mine are. I get some rubbing between boot and cartridge -- enough to buff off the red finish in spots -- maybe that's (part of) the prob...
by woodchuck
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Another reason to avoid ski lifts
Replies: 4
Views: 516

Re: Another reason to avoid ski lifts

Watched a wreck just like that in NY in mid 80s. Opening day (or first good day). New triple. We rode it a couple of times. I think it was my first time on skis. Place filled up, chair got full, we were in line about 20 back, they stopped for a misload, brake wouldn't hold. Worst injuries were from ...
by woodchuck
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Waiting
Replies: 30
Views: 1797

Re: Waiting

lol. Just looked at the ten day forecast... it says another foot of snow next Tues.
by woodchuck
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Waiting
Replies: 30
Views: 1797

Re: Waiting

I got a nice XC trek on the Hoks yesterday during the storm... but sadly I'm a workin' stiff today.
by woodchuck
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Gear Basket
Replies: 118
Views: 29369

Re: Gear Basket

20FLASH is a 20% off coupon on one item per order at CampSaver.

Need a set of Switchbacks? $179
UltraVectors? $444

I acted with great restraint and only placed one order.

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