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  1. Long-shot feeler on 180 cm Bonafide trade...

    I have a 2014 (purchased and mounted in late 2015 and used 16-17, 17-18, and 18-19 for probably 25 days total) Bonafide 180 cm

    Mounted on line for 308 BSL with Rossi px 12.

    The long shot is...
  2. Vail Resorts Imperialism... is the joke on us?

    So MTN buys up Peak resorts at 2x market price. If climate change is real, the Great Lakes and Northeast resorts they will own will be the first to not hold snow.

    Is MTN’s secret hedge that they...
  3. I said "basically," and put in the opening...

    I said "basically," and put in the opening sentence to create a contrast from which the further discussion/questions would be contextualized, and especially on a ski forum.

    That's not the point of...
  4. Aftermarket insoles in street shoes?

    Custom and even pre-molded footbeds work great for ski boots, because the foot is basically locked in place and sits above a rigid bootboard, ski boot soles, binding, and ski. Good stuff.

    But in...
  5. Vitamin I, thanks for info. As for “who...

    Vitamin I, thanks for info.

    As for “who benefits?” question, that’s why the service would have to be a paid for thing if a small ski industry company put it out.

    What I envision would really...
  6. Talk of “hips” is largely a thing created by...

    Talk of “hips” is largely a thing created by pedophilic race coaches so they had a legitimate reason to be looking at the asses of boys and girls in skin-tight Lycra race suits.

    We don’t ski with...
  7. Do you have third person footage of you skiing as...

    Do you have third person footage of you skiing as an example (only if you’re comfortable posting/full mask and goggles to remain anonymous, etc).

    I’m just curious what skiing with zero flex looks...
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    Waddya know. I suppose that is nice. LOL that’s...

    Waddya know. I suppose that is nice. LOL that’s actually kinda cool. I had no idea.


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    Someone on the gondola asked if the gondola had...

    Someone on the gondola asked if the gondola had Wi-Fi.


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  10. Unless you are independently wealthy, your...

    Unless you are independently wealthy, your website will be an enterprise in some way shape or form.

    Wanna make it good? Make a service which catalogues 3D scans of internal ski boot dimensions...
  11. I'm just waiting for more integration between...

    I'm just waiting for more integration between smartphone scans and boot shells.

    Remember when Netflix was a dinky little company that mailed you DVD rentals? Remember when Amazon was a book store...
  12. Thank you for link. I don’t think there’s...

    Thank you for link.

    I don’t think there’s anything wrong with marketing to shops; just that they don’t also market direct to consumer).

    Part of the point is to take the hassles of dealing with...
  13. Hello. I would like to apprise you of several...

    Hello. I would like to apprise you of several things I hope will help.

    1. These boots have a high instep, as you may know.

    2. Your cramping toes and perceived instep troubles are coming from...
  14. Awesome info man. The one thing I wondered about...

    Awesome info man. The one thing I wondered about for the 3D foot scan is that it would be better to also have a complete 3D scan of your foot in your footbed of choice on the floor. The one company...
  15. I think the OP is saying that the physical medium...

    I think the OP is saying that the physical medium of a internet forum with "posts" and "pages" (in many threads numbering in the hundreds) is an impractical way to get to the important information. ...
  16. Regular skis with skin notches???

    Does the presence of notches for skins imply the ski was specifically designed with touring in mind (lighter)?

    Head's all-mountain Monster TI series have notches for touring, as does Stockli's...
  17. Are you TGR's web developer, or do you want to...

    Are you TGR's web developer, or do you want to start your own website?

    If it is the latter, you may not get many helpful replies, because people don't generally like to share their intellectual...
  18. I'd like a service that takes a 3D generated...

    I'd like a service that takes a 3D generated model of your feet (based on a smartphone app) and searches an entire database of ski boot internal shell 3D images and generates a list with "%fit," and...
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    I carried on boots once. They almost got lost.

    I carried on boots once. They almost got lost.
  20. I tried a SOLE footbed once. It didn’t work out...

    I tried a SOLE footbed once. It didn’t work out for me (the “molding” is minimal). But it’s a well-made insole for sure.


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  21. XXX-er, in the off-chance you might not be privy...

    XXX-er, in the off-chance you might not be privy to it, some boots marked as “low-cuff,” “junior race” and “women’s” most certainly come in 24.5.

    A retailer based in Spain called “Snowinn” sells...
  22. Europeans don’t like custom footbeds?

    Well, a 2.5 G turn for a 220 pound racer is 550 lbs on one footbed maybe 40 times a race.

    Maybe there’s not much that can resist that.

    Go to the gym and place 550 lbs on your footbed. See if...
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    I thought my feet were flat. Then I see this...

    I thought my feet were flat. Then I see this pic. My feet are not flat.

    I’m glad you found a solution.


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    the answer to "WTF is wrong with my boots?"

    Interesting.
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    the answer to "WTF is wrong with my boots?"

    Thanks for ideas.

    You are right; I pronate, so when the boots are molded they mold to my pronated ankle.

    I’m thinking maybe the vacuum air pressure was never turned on (I remember feeling like...
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    I haven’t. Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    I haven’t.


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    Can somebody who knows explain in some detail how...

    Can somebody who knows explain in some detail how important stance width is in Fischer Vacuum molding process?

    I got a new pair molded and I kept thinking the width was too wide, plus a mag here...
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    http://www.sourceortho.net/heat-moldable-diabetic-...

    http://www.sourceortho.net/heat-moldable-diabetic-insole/

    $10.00/footbed.


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  29. Europeans don’t like custom footbeds?

    Nordica’s website says that Americans are taught that custom footbeds are essential, but that Europeans see them as a novelty item.

    Do purebred ethnic groups have genes that make feet not need...
  30. Cool. Might as well respond to my own thread. ...

    Cool. Might as well respond to my own thread.

    I measure 27.5 for mondo.

    I ski in a 26.5 because I hate a sloppy ankle fit.

    My instep (if I did the measurement correctly) is size 30. Feet...
  31. Do you ski in your measured mondo size?

    If properly measured on a mondopoint Brannock, do you ski in that size?

    Does anyone here?

    Seems like everyone downsizes, but boot manufacturers who pour thousands of hours and dollars into R&D...
  32. Boot punching and grinding questions...

    Does punching boots more STRETCH plastic, or does it really just rearrange plastic shape?

    Isn’t the heat from grinding enough to negate punches? If so, better to grind first?

    How thin must...
  33. Alright thanks for info. ... The Mach 1s...

    Alright thanks for info.

    ...

    The Mach 1s May actually be polypropylene; it turns to small globs when ground, whereas Lange polyurethane creates a fine black dust.




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  34. ^^^^^^^^^ They are 2019 boots. If they are...

    ^^^^^^^^^ They are 2019 boots.

    If they are in fact TPU that is great because there are plenty of urethane repair putties. I need to take left met head region to the absolute limit so I may...
  35. It says “PP” with a down arrow, then “TPU” with...

    It says “PP” with a down arrow, then “TPU” with an up arrow.

    “PP” certainly only refers to polypropylene. There is no polyester that could possibly be called “PP”

    Not that I care about the...
  36. Technica Mach 1 owners... what’s your plastic stamped as?

    My boots (120 MV) are stamped as polypropylene shell and TPU cuff.

    Tecnica says it’s polyester, but clearly stamped at plant as polypropylene and then TPU cuff.

    How is one supposed to work in...
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    272441 I see the future. I’m so stoked for...

    272441

    I see the future.

    I’m so stoked for the boot revolution. We are on the precipice. Within 10 years the only boots that will be sold on the spot pre-molded will be beginner boots at...
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    Maybe we are not close, but ski boots don’t fit...

    Maybe we are not close, but ski boots don’t fit most human feet. Ski boot OEMs are not in touch with reality.

    I really think the skiing community is disproportionally-skinny-footed because of ski...
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    I don’t know a lot. Two skiing crashes probably...

    I don’t know a lot. Two skiing crashes probably has slowed my processing ability somewhat.

    I do know that most bootfitters suck at what they do. 109 mm wide foot in front of you. Insist on a 2...
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    My Fischer 3D feet app results

    What I mean is multiply mondo x 10 mm. Mondo sizing is kind of meaningless if it doesn’t correspond to a number.

    Anyway, I have 15-20 mm longitudinal space at least, in a 26.5 shell with 275 mm...
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    And what’s your contribution to the thread? Are...

    And what’s your contribution to the thread? Are you a bootfitter? Do you have a comment on the app?

    Or are you just practicing the pastime of being an ass?


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    Well chugacged, the app may be junk. But, it was...

    Well chugacged, the app may be junk. But, it was my understanding that the internal shell length of consumer boots GREATLY EXCEEDS the corresponding x10 mm number (I.e. a “27.5” shell is NEVER...
  43. Thanks to above poster. Just to answer your...

    Thanks to above poster. Just to answer your question, no, no pain when skiing (or at least I don’t know cuz the adrenaline and focusing on the skiing blocks it out). Rather, it is a nagging-ass...
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    As a matter of fact, I hope this can exist for...

    As a matter of fact, I hope this can exist for all ski boot manufacturers, WITH 3D image overlays of the boot lasts.

    I’m pretty sure these exist since everything is designed by computers nowadays....
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    My Fischer 3D feet app results

    272261

    So, Fischer says I need 27.5 boots but 26.5 is my size.

    So I need to punch any performance boot 12 mm across the met heads. Still 10 mm punch even if I hit 27.5 boots.

    Even Rossi...
  46. Any right-handed golfers have problems with their left boot fit?

    My right boot fits great after two punch rounds at the bootfitter.

    The left boot has required about 20 hours of grinding and 30 punches and it won’t get comfortable.

    All I can think is years...
  47. What is “litmus test” for choosing boot width?

    Curious on title question, as well as my own situation.

    So, if THE ENTIRE LATERAL SIDE OF YOUR FOOT is TOUCHING PLASTIC with shell fit, is the boots molded frame too narrow, “fair and square”???
    ...
  48. Heat-moldable liners and foot health?

    Human cells shouldn’t get above 105 degrees F, because enzymes involved in metabolism of sugar and cellular respiration stop working and cells lose ATP and have no energy to do anything and expire.
    ...
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    Honest question for bootfitters...

    How many visits, punches, and punches-per-visit start to annoy you?

    At what visit #/amount of punches does someone fill your shithead meter to the red zone?

    Thought about and just sincerely...
  50. Hehe, pee is 98.6 F. Probably too hot to cool...

    Hehe, pee is 98.6 F. Probably too hot to cool your boots!!!


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