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Dalbello Krypton Rampage comparable to Full Tilt Wallicsh pro
Hi guys, well i know the whole store of go see a boot fitter, and i personally believe in that as well. But as i am in the search of new boots i have come across a problem, I live in Georgia. What that means is that there are no Nordica, Solomon Spk, or any full tilts for me to try on. The closest shop to carry these wold be 200+ miles away. But in my local ski shop they had a pair of dalbello krypton rampages. They felt pretty good in terms of flex, forward lean, and sizing. They had just given me these weird pressure points that i couldn't just get rid of. Coming from an SPK that i had bought online, they were too big (I have a 28.5 spk, and i fit a 27.5 dalabello), don't get me wrong they were comfy as hell but i just don't have a wide ass foot for them. So i ended up rubbing through my liner with all of the movement that was happening in my boot.
So after hearing my story, i have a question. Would the Krypton rampage fit the same as a full tilt wallisch pro in terms of width, size and flex. I got fitted into a 27.5 dalabello and the BSL is 316, but i noticed for the Full tilts the BSL is 310 for the 27.5. Does that mean that they fit smaller?
So final question, do the full tilts fit similar to the rampages?
Thank you! +K to helpful awnsers.
Statistically speaking, the boots are similar, NOT identical. 99mm last vs 98 mm last, BSL differs, meaning a different liner will fit in the boot changing fit. Talk to your shop. See if you can't get a custom insole when you try on the boots. Theres a chance that that would solve the pressure points problem. But the bottom line is no, the the Krypton rampage would not fit the same as the full tilt hot doggers.
"Is a hickie a dong shaped bruise on the face as a result of being cock slapped? Because I have those" - Aidan-G
No they will not fit the same at all. What were the weird pressure points you got? We may be able to advise why you got them and what coul resolve them or what boots may be better.
+K to both of you, ya so the widthe had pretty much been perfect fot me, but ever time I had closed that middle bucklr, it just gave me these points of contact that were very uncomfortable no mattter where I had buckled. I just have one question with the full tilt and all other boots in general, is a 27.5 gooing to be the same"size" on like solomon, lange, fultilt etc.
OP your real problem is that you seem to be set on some brands, and models that you seem to think are necessary for you to ski park. What you need to focus on is getting fitted for the proper boot for your foot.
Sounds like you have a high instep, which may be due to a high arch it your foot may be a little high volume for the boot as a whole but you feel it over the top when you do it up. There re ways to resolve that but it does not sound like it is the right shape for you. Honestly without seeing your feet its hard to advise but atomics generally fit higher insteps as do head and some salamons.
As for size, most boots of 26 will fit roughly the same but not the same. Full tilt are the exception they will fit very differntly. The only true way to asses size is a shell check.
op you really need to go into the shop with an open mind. you seem to be dead set on a 3 piece boot and you're going with whatever you can get your hands on. don't worry about getting a "freestyle" boot. there really is no difference except for the fancy colours.
there are pros out there skiing in race boots because that's what fits them. hell, the top dalbello riders don't ski in the same il moro t boot that is available in retail shops. they ski in the il moro shell with an old krypton pro cuff.
boots are a completely different game than skis. getting something that fits you properly is the biggest thing even if you have to get an "all mountain" boot as opposed to a "freestyle" boot.
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Guys thanks for the help! When I went into the shop the bootfitter didn't seem to know anything. He asked me what type of skiing that I did and I said park. So he only brought out the rampage because its a "park" boot. I felt like I knew more than him in the long run as he thought the rampage had a 103 last. Okay so I think I'm going to wait until I go out west and get a real good fit!!
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