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by woodchuck
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: TeleTurnAround
Topic: WTB: (1) Voile 65mm climbing wire for Switchback
Replies: 0
Views: 19

WTB: (1) Voile 65mm climbing wire for Switchback

Yep, just need one. This is the "short" wire for the men's std rod length Switchback.
by woodchuck
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Hot waxing scales... pro tips!
Replies: 18
Views: 284

Re: Hot waxing scales... pro tips!

Dumb idea from back of the room: turn everything upside down. Scales facing down, iron with a layer or two of cotton (t-shirt type rags) facing up... now you have gravity and surface tension working same direction....

just an idea. I don't even own a set of scaled skis right now.
by woodchuck
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Hot waxing scales... pro tips!
Replies: 18
Views: 284

Re: Hot waxing scales... pro tips!

In for hot tips, myself. The snow in question was *particularly* troublesome. I skinned up Pat's on Sunday morning and I left tracks full of great honking divots, yet my skins (recently waxed) stayed bone dry. Many people were having trouble with their downhill gear. I encountered one guy who was hi...
by woodchuck
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Point a newbie in the right direction for telemark skiing
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Point a newbie in the right direction for telemark skiing

It's all here, dude! Poke around, you'll find what you need. Newbie to newbie... recommended reading: Allen & Mike's Telemark Tips More in depth, not quite as instant-on: Paul Parker's "Free Heel Skiing". Gear: Craig's List! First define your mission: e.g. downhill, uphill + downhill, ...
by woodchuck
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Grumble, grumble, danged postal holidays...
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: Grumble, grumble, danged postal holidays...

It's pretty bad...

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by woodchuck
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Grumble, grumble, danged postal holidays...
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: Grumble, grumble, danged postal holidays...

That, too.

Forecast high for Wed starts with a... a... a... I can't say it. I'll spell it backwards: neves.
by woodchuck
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Grumble, grumble, danged postal holidays...
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Grumble, grumble, danged postal holidays...

I've got a pair of Switchbacks sitting just a couple of miles away that I can't get until tomorrow.
by woodchuck
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Olympic Snowboarding
Replies: 23
Views: 504

Re: Olympic Snowboarding

Actually this mask is much more disturbing. https://pre00.deviantart.net/2756/th/pre/i/2012/100/7/d/hello_kitty_mask_by_kitten_red-d4vni32.jpg THAT'LL def make Mom's pull their children away from you. Especially if you do the Hannibal Lecter thing. This would be effective too: http://randommization...
by woodchuck
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Olympic Snowboarding
Replies: 23
Views: 504

Re: Olympic Snowboarding

Harris wrote:No way man, I'm pure Barry Manilow.


That has to be one of the least likely sentences ever constructed in the English language.
by woodchuck
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: TeleTurnAround
Topic: Sold: BD Havoc 175s / G3s
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Sold: BD Havoc 175s / G3s

Description of ski here https://www.evo.com/outlet/skis/black-diamond-havoc-2009 Well used but no issues, bases & bindings in decent shape. Red cartidges on G3s at the moment. Green (extra stiff "World Cup") cartridges available. $125 or swap for waxless XCD or powder oriented ski. BD ...

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