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by greatgt
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: KICK Waxing Scales! It works!
Replies: 5
Views: 1793

Re: KICK Waxing Scales! It works!

LAA agree..We will put dots of wax on the scales staggered on the outside of the skis...Take it off at the end of the day if needed....Bones really worked well today...TM
by greatgt
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski
Replies: 34
Views: 7855

Re: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski

Uh, connie....your glaciers left @ the same time ours did I think....Your terrain is about the same as here but we have many places with over 3000 feet of vertical.....In those spaces is whatever you explained....We just have more of it...No big deal....We have skied many of the Northern Mountains o...
by greatgt
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski
Replies: 34
Views: 7855

Re: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski

LA those are the poles and I think....they...stopped making them because....you couldn't' t destroy them! far as double camber when on the down the gliders are doing the speedy thing and the wax pocket is left kinda...sorta high and dry...Makes for more speed as the wax or scales aren't engaged...My...
by greatgt
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski
Replies: 34
Views: 7855

Re: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski

For lace up, thinking the Ultra was..well...the ultimate....Feels like part of your anatomy....Been skiing different skis because the conditions change about every day....But the boots...er...truth be known been skiing my new "used" Snowfield 2....Merrill lace ups....and totally beat Andrews also......
by greatgt
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Mikaela Shiffrin
Replies: 16
Views: 4752

Re: Mikaela Shiffrin

She is just a child....Man can she ski...Piss on the world, just ski Mikaela....Love the gift you have....The rest is rubbish...TM
by greatgt
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski
Replies: 34
Views: 7855

Re: Touring speed comparison of skinny dbl camber vs. fat fishscaled ski

May be true for you but that doesn't compute with what this old boy has seen on the up down or all around...And they do wonders for some and that's real good but they are not particularly fast and certainly not when compared to cc skis of which many still ski...TM
by greatgt
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: "upgrade" to pins?
Replies: 49
Views: 8564

Re: "upgrade" to pins?

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Tried them when they came out....couldn't get the leather boot to fit....Bummer!.....Also the lifters.....Don't like lifters in the bush....don't like lifters anywhere....bummer.....so Rotta super tele are the ticket for me....Then again I like boots to wide and to long so figure ...
by greatgt
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: and now....the rain
Replies: 55
Views: 19304

Re: and now....the rain

Winds are howling outside and the temp is dropping...@18o now...Excellent as that should make for some excellent boiler....Should be able to cruise long distance so new areas will open for exploration...Only did the Black Hills up by Barton once...Trying to get the boys up there....decent cliffs...b...
by greatgt
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: "upgrade" to pins?
Replies: 49
Views: 8564

Re: "upgrade" to pins?

Heh just look at a plastic boot....Nuff said....Check out Andrews boots in Italy and if you order a set let me know how because they are wonderful boots....Think they still have one leather with a single strap....Zenith???....I had what they called the North Rim a seriously beefed up leather for any...
by greatgt
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Leather boots and liners
Replies: 4
Views: 1234

Re: Leather boots and liners

Good thinking....Have some Boots from Boots a transplant from UP over in Michigan...Former Linebacker for one of those Division one teams...Huge feet...Size 14 are a bit small....Figure I could put my boot in his boot...TM