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  1. CT ski season is about 2nd or 3rd week of...

    CT ski season is about 2nd or 3rd week of December to mid March. The advantage is frequency, if he'll ski more because it's closer, that's a big plus. If you're already in VT a large number of...
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    Mudding is easy. Anyone can slap up 6 coats in...

    Mudding is easy. Anyone can slap up 6 coats in 12 times the man hours and sand forever. The pros do it on stilts in 3 coats at mach speed and never have to do it over. What's your time and lungs...
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    Thanks for that informative post. I have a long...

    Thanks for that informative post. I have a long piece of scrap plywood I figured I'd use for the base. And I've used clamped boards for a guide before, but if you don't keep the pressure just so on...
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    Pretty much. My introduction was a very cheesy...

    Pretty much. My introduction was a very cheesy affair on my Dad's Skillsaw that was a wobbly bar and the guide was as long as your pinky finger, with a max rip of maybe 6 inches. Poor results, you...
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    W-u-u-u-u-u-u-u-t? Economists were wrong? ...

    W-u-u-u-u-u-u-u-t? Economists were wrong? Models were not correct? Well, that's a first.
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    Planers are expensive if you compare them to hand...

    Planers are expensive if you compare them to hand power tools. Compare them to a table saw or bandsaw and and it's the same league. Consider you need 4 corner post bearings, a 10,000 rpm cutterhead...
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    Seems like a good time to revive this thread. ...

    Seems like a good time to revive this thread. Tonight I was doing some comparative tasting across Laws 4 Grain, and Woodford 4 Wood. Been a while since I poured some Stranahans and I had a nip of...
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    Several of us said you don't have to go see a...

    Several of us said you don't have to go see a boot fitter if you are happy with your skiing the way it is. That's one potential answer for you. However, you said you wanted to improve your skiing. ...
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    Of course someone wants it if the price is right....

    Of course someone wants it if the price is right. I'll buy it for ten dollars. The problem is buying at a price the creditors will approve given the amount they stand to lose, and what the court...
  10. Poll: There is a difference between Science, an...

    There is a difference between Science, an understanding of basic foundational principles in nature, furthermore that understanding gives accurate, repeatable results as a result of testing that...
  11. Thread: Boot Flex

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    Too long ago to remember. There's also...

    Too long ago to remember.

    There's also several grades of footbeds out there. I had a set that I knew were going flat and were causing some discomfort, but I just couldn't get into the shop. By...
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    Basin Ski Shop is on the access road in...

    Basin Ski Shop is on the access road in Killington. I looked into Surefoot, but never used them. Yes, minor tweaks. Replacements. Adjustments. Repairs. I put a lot of ski hours in my boots. ...
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    Couple reasons. At that time, Surefoot's machine...

    Couple reasons. At that time, Surefoot's machine was using pencil sized pins that would elevate to your foot. (Checking their website, it looks like they still do) The resolution was not impressive....
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    The last time I was in Surefoot, they had a...

    The last time I was in Surefoot, they had a computer aided footbed setup. You'd stand on a pad, and several hundred plastic pins would measure the shape of your footprint. Then that information...
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    Right, but the OP not only asked for boot advice,...

    Right, but the OP not only asked for boot advice, he stated he was looking to be able to improve his skiing and ski black trails with confidence. It's probably going to take more than some comfy new...
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    Let's set the baseline. Yes, of course you can...

    Let's set the baseline. Yes, of course you can buy everything online, and get your instruction and purchase advice from YouTube. Clueless kids in ski shops no doubt exist. Why would you go to a...
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    Post some more photos! (in progress and...

    Post some more photos! (in progress and completed)

    What year is it? Is that much wood framing original?
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    This thread illustrates the dilemma of the 10 day...

    This thread illustrates the dilemma of the 10 day a year skier that wants to choose equipment knowledgably and advance to being a better skier. It's even worse when the 10 day a year skier lives far...
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    Yum! Never heard of lasagna rolls. What...

    Yum! Never heard of lasagna rolls. What balsamic are you using, I could use some recommendations.
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    I built it sometime late 90's, so 23 years ago or...

    I built it sometime late 90's, so 23 years ago or so. I know what you mean about color change. It's actually 2 factors.

    1) The finish. Many varnishes and polyurethanes yellow over time. Some...
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    There's lots of live edge slabs on Craigslist and...

    There's lots of live edge slabs on Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace these days, I've seen listings in Western MA, the Hudson valley, and CT. Walnut, hemlock, oak, just about everything. Lots of...
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    Exhibit A.

    Exhibit A.
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    Choose your compromise. If you want to be...

    Choose your compromise. If you want to be passionate and be the best skier you can be, get yourself to an excellent boot fitter. Prices now until this fall should be as good as they'll ever be. In...
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    Boots are first about fit, then performance. ...

    Boots are first about fit, then performance. Very few skiers are going to get a good fit right out of the box off the internet. Realize a good fit doesn't mean just comfortable, it needs to be...
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    Yes, DW735. I bought it when I had a need to run...

    Yes, DW735. I bought it when I had a need to run a few thousand feet of resawn boards though a planer. It's heavy, it is at the far end or the "portable" end of the spectrum, but there is nothing...
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