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Foot bed makers in utah
So I need foot beds due to me feet being flat and just straight up shitty. I walked down the street to sport loft to look into foot beds that I absolutely need and quoted me for foot beds for a minimum of $350. I almost shit myself when he said the price. Now I know they would make a great foot bed and I know that they know what they are doing but holy shit that's a ton of money. I google other places and know other places that are good fitters and foot bed makers but is there anyone in for contention for $150 for a foot bed?
what kind of footbeds were they? superfeet full custom corks are $200. the other footbeds you will find at stores will probably be sidas. not sure on their price though
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Inkline on 3300 S in Salt Lake. They are the best boot fitters in Utah. A set of insoles will cost you about $180.
Didn't know what foot bed he was recommending but he said he couldn't make a cheaper foot bed due to my feet.
I will go to incline tomorrow and check them out.
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I just took a boot fitting class foot beds can run you any where from 150-350. one thing to keep an eye on when being fitted for a foot bed, make sure the bootfitter is putting your ankle in neutral (where all three bones in the ankle align, your ankle strongest position) make sure he is making the footbed while your ankle is weighted. most shops just have you put your foot on the mold and have you sit there, however this is not correct.
A weighted method is not used with all footbeds. Some like superfeet go for an unweighted production process. There are good and bad points to both systems. However the superfeet system is let down by the boot board used in production. You can achieve a good shape footbed using a non weighted system if you modify how the mold is taken. Sidas weighted system does work well and is generally easier to achieve a good mold though. By the way there are 2 bones in the ankle. It's the tib and fib. They sit on the talus and calcaneus which are part of the rear foot.
I went to incline and they definitely hooked my up with a deal. My buddy back in maine gave me a free pair of sidas custom foot beds from mardens (paid $2 for them) and incline said they could mold them for $50. I now need smaller boots now which is super shitty.
Nice man sounds like a decent deal. Shame about the boots but it's pretty common. Footbeds often make the foot smaller and unfortunately if you were not well fitted the first time then you can end up in the wrong size boot. I'm always amazed how many fitters ignore pronation and fit boots to big by ignoring the foot extending under load.
Look at it this way though. You will end up with a much better fitting boot then you started with which will hopefully last longer as it won't pack out as much thanks to being smaller and you having less movement thanks to the footbed.
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