@brian Not recently active ActivityProfileFriends 0Groups 0ForumsMedia 0 PersonalMentionsFavoritesFriendsGroups Show: — Everything — Updates rtMedia Updates Friendships New Groups Group Memberships Group Updates Posts Comments Topics Replies brian replied to the topic Spark R&D now in Broduction, official preorder list in the forum 13 years, 3 months ago Does anyone in southern california have a pair? brian replied to the topic Spark R&D now in Broduction, official preorder list in the forum Re: large boots 13 years, 3 months ago What is the largest size boot somehow has used the bindings with? I’m trying to decide whether they’ll work with my size 12.5 malamutes or to wait for large size bindings. brian replied to the topic Splitboard recommendations for my son in the forum Splitboard Talk Forum 13 years, 11 months ago Prior will also make a wide split board for you (I have one). There are two potential problems to watch out for: 1) If the board is too wide, it won’t be compatible with Voile crampons. 2) If the board is too wide, skins won’t work as well. Though this is less of a problem now that they switched from 120mm to 130 mm skins. I had to have a…[Read more] brian replied to the topic Tioga Update in the forum Splitboard Talk Forum 14 years ago Thanks for the offers. She’s probably best off with a 154 cm board or shorter. I’m going to check with TPR to see about space and suitable slopes for her, and she has to check with her work about getting off (probably Friday-Sunday only 🙁 ). If anyone knows of any reasonable deals for a short splitboard let me know. She might just do the…[Read more] brian replied to the topic Tioga Update in the forum Splitboard Talk Forum 14 years ago It looks like my g/f might be able to go to TPR. If so, any ideas of where I could rent a (short) splitboard for her? Mammoth Mountaineering apparently doesn’t rent them anymore. brian replied to the topic Tioga Update in the forum Splitboard Talk Forum 14 years ago Any idea of how it is looking up there? I’m starting to worry based off of the Mammoth snow reports. Brian brian replied to the topic Time to Book in the forum Splitboard Talk Forum 14 years, 2 months ago does anyone know what the snow situation is at tpr? i’m starting to worry given the winter so far this year at mammoth. brian replied to the topic Splitboard Patents in the forum DIY and Mods 14 years, 4 months ago It looks like you could get around this patent. The claims appear to cover: 1) sliding connection system for the board (claim 1 & all dependent claims) 2) hooks (claim 4 & all dependent claims) 3) sliding base plate (claim 6) You just need a system that avoids the sliding base plate and the hooks. Though I’d guess that burton has a patent on…[Read more] brian replied to the topic n EAST hopes in the forum Splitboard Talk Forum 14 years, 6 months ago there is a website w/ avy reports and weather reports.. google tuckerman ravine. that being said, late november is when the season typically starts for good snow years. last year’s october snow was a bit of a freak incident. the top of washington gets a lot of ice…its typically not the best place to board. brian brian replied to the topic PRIOR Customer Service Fiasco in the forum Splitboards 14 years, 6 months ago I had a similar shipping issue. Mine was packed in a cardboard sleave. It arrived with a small dent in the base. I mentioned it to Prior (with pictures) and they said that they have never had issues with shipping in the past (and didn’t offer me any deal or anything). In my case it wasn’t a big deal as I’ve since put much worse scratches in…[Read more] brian replied to the topic Just Another Shasta Trip Report in the forum Trip Reports 14 years, 8 months ago Count me in. I’m in Irvine.