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Acknowledged.

However, the cost of the transceiver was about $120.  Therefore the skis,
bindings and boots cost me $630 (for new/as new equipment).  New retail list
on the T1Race boots alone is about $500*.

*All prices in real (US) dollars

Leigh

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Todd Fisher" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 10:45 AM
> Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] New Toys
>
>
> > I don't know how much tele experience you have but the T-Race might not
be
> > the best boot to learn on.  I spent a full season on the T2 before I
felt
> > that something with a little more guts would be needed for agro steeps
and
> > deep crud.
> >
> > I don't have any experience with the Linken besides the fact that I
don't
> > know anyone who has skied them.
> >
> > $750 !?!  Geez,  my first setup cost $160.  Granted I've spent $1300 on
> tele
> > gear since I found out it was the ONLY way to ski.
> >
> > I hope none of this is taken the wrong way,  just my couple of pennies
> based
> > solely on my very limited experience. ;)
> >
> >
> >
> > From: Leigh Daboll <[log in to unmask]>
> >
> > Cool.  Over the last two days, I find myself the owner of the following:
> >
> > 1.  Volant Machete McHuckster 183cm skis (110-91-101) mounted with
Linken
> > new-style step-in tele bindings/15mm risers (5 ski days on the gear)
> >
> > 2.  Scarpa T1-Race tele boots - new in box
> >
> > 3.  Arva 8000 avi transceiver - analog unit, but works great
> >
> > I know it's probably the heaviest, least touring-friendly setup on the
> list,
> > but the total cost was $750.00  Not being a tele gear geek, is this rig
OK
> > for the price*?
> >
> > *(easy there, telegearheads - remember the seven email per day rule ;-))
> >
> > .....Just skins and a probe left to go.
> >
> > Practicing my curtsy all night,
> > Leigh
> >
> >
> >
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