All Things Misc. (Ski Related)

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  1. Dave Petersen

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    All Things Misc. (Ski Related) -- for items not falling under the other categories, ski accessories, etc.

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    Ask @Joal, and you shall receive...
     
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    I think SKI SAVER's demise started with cap skis (didn't wrap well to the rounded edges), and scuff resistant top sheets pretty much did the company in. At least I don't think they are still in business.

    Skis needed a flat top surface with square edges for SKI SAVER to work well.
     
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    Aris Rope Tow Glove Protectors

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    Shortly after I bought these our small local ski hill replaced their rope tow with a double chair.
     


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    My Hertel Hot Waxer -

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    Here is a lock by the infamous SKI TOTE - I bought something on eBay and the seller threw in this lock.

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    I have some more locks I need to hunt up...never really used any of them.

    Now I have a locker at the base of Breck so I have no need for a ski lock, unless of course I visit other ski areas.

    I don't really think the above lock would slow down a thief too much. Seems like you could cut the thin cable with a pair of scissors and a little effort. Probably just enough of a pain that the thief would move on to an easier target.
     
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    20 Dollar Coin -1988 Calgary Olympics

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    Colorado Ski Country USA Viewmaster - Petersen Collection.jpg

    Colorado Ski Country USA Viewmaster
     
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    INVITATION TO SKIING - autographed by Fred Iselin.
    Found this book on eBay.

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    8 ski areas listed for Colorado
     
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    Jet Stix. I have never used them but my blue and yellow PKs had factory bolt on jet stix. I would love to see/have a pair of those now. The black things in the foreground are wedges to increase forward lean.

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    Don't know how many years it ran, must be around 1972. I know a guy who attended and he was very impressed. Poster says K2 skis with Spademans available for demo.

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    Wish I had a picture of my rope tow grips from the early 60's.
     
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    Whoa, viewmasters! Did you label the boxes with Dymo tape labels?
     
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    Found an autographed copy of "Come Ski With Me", not to me unfortunately. "Ski Fifty Years In North America" is a fantastic book printed in 1987. Tons of great pictures and touches on all the history in general. Picked it up in a goodwill store for $5. I have managed to find a few of these even at $15 is a bargain. Cheap Christmas presents and well received :).

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    1992 US Ski Team trading cards -

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    I have that SKI Book as well -- bought it new quite a few years ago. You are right - it is a great book!

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    "Mine were just like the ones in Dave's photo above but may have had a fatter adjustable strap across the back of the wrist to cinch them tight to the gloves." crgildart

    Mine were like the Australian nutcrackers with a cord that attached to a belt.
     
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    Greg Athans, Scott Brooksbank and Floyd Wilkie on the covers. Note on the back cover of Mann's book, winner of the "Most Unique Run" category in Aspen in 1971.

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    Mine is a lot more beat up than yours. One of the handle broke off a long time ago. Bought it sometime in the mid 80's.
    A lot of those little wax pellets went thru that machine. Still have about a quarter left in my last two gallon bucket.
    Stop using it about 10 years ago when the skis got too fat.

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