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pcurran871Atomic Tracker 110 - slightly narrow and had to be punched out especially around the toes. Cuff adjustment and room over the arch made these the best fitting boots for my feet that I have tried. That said, I still had a lot of room around the ankle and especially my shin even when the boot was fully tightened. Also I think a mix of the 4 buckle system and a little extra flex gave me very bad shin bang after a few hours, to the point where I would need a day of snow after 2 days of riding just to let my shins recover.
pcurran871Also no cuff adjustment was a little annoying as my knees tend inwards but not a major issue.
onenerdykidOf all the things you said, the main conclusion is this: if you want the type of fit you are after, then you are going to have to spend a lot of time getting a narrow boot stretched to fit the wide parts of your feet. Nothing will fit you out of the box like you expect it to. The Tracker series of boots had the same heel dimensions as our (Atomic's) world cup race boot, read: the narrowest heel you can find commercially. Since that was too wide for you, you either have a super super narrow heel or some unrealistic ideals of heel retention.
You should approach your next boot like this: find what works for your heel and have the boot-fitter make space in the areas where you need it (like forefoot, etc). Knowing that you had some success with the Tracker fit, a really good place to start might be something like the Atomic Redster Pro 120 or 100. It tends to fit a bit higher volume and has a more open toe box than other narrow fitting boots. And if your heel moves in that, then you should look into getting a foam injection liner and your heel movement issues will be solved.
As far as your shinbang goes, it is not caused by 4 buckles or an overlap construction. That is a myth. What it was caused by was that the shape of tongue, shape of the cuff, cuff height, lack of footbed or at least a footbed that did not support your arches properly enough, and that it had too much flex based on how strong you are/how much you weigh. The good news is, don't fear a boot simply because it has 4 buckles or an overlap construction because you might be fearing the exact boot you need.