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Boot question - heel coming out (+k to help)
okay so i just got some brand new dalbello il moro's. i had them head molded and got superfeet so they feel amazing just i had one worry/question. my ankle on my right foot comes up much easier than my left foot, even when the 'ankle' buckle on my right boot is fastened all the way and my left buckle is only like half way. should i be worried about this? should i take it back to the place where i got it fitted, or should i just not care about it? does it really matter?
thanks +k to all who help
if it starts to bother you a lot id take it back maybe ask to remold it or something
or just add like a gel heel pad to lift your heel up so it doesn't slide as much
id ski on it first and if it doesnt feel right go back to the shop.
ski in it and see if you notice the heel lift. its pretty common to experience heel lift when just standing in them.
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-How exactly is your heel lifting? Is it only when you are actually trying to lift your heel? Or is it lifting on you when you get into a neutral stance and bend you knees while standing driving the heel into the heel pocket?
-There may be a few reasons, I hope you had a decent boot fitter although the boots may still be too large, were you shell fit at all? If the boots are too large to begin with there isn't a whole lot one can do other then attempt placing heel lifts in to get a better fit. Have you ever had an ankle injury before? Your feet are not exactly the same so you may need to spend some time fine tuning the boots.
-If the boots are fit fairly well one solution may be using L-pads, C-pads and ankle wraps, which when placed on the outside of the liner and taped/glued in place provide more definition for the heel pocket area (depending on what exactly needs to be done). I would go back to a reputable boot fitter in your area and ask them about these.
Dude, my mom took away my cell phone. How am i supposed to spit game if i cant text? -Bunch
thanks for the help every1 +k.
and my heel only comes out when i try. like when i push with my toes and try to lift my heel. on the other foot, the liners molded around my ankle well so they get skinny at the ankle bone spot so i can't lift my heel. but on the right foot, it feels as if it doesn't get as skinny. my heel does not slide sideways or anything btw. and im pretty sure it was the right size. i had a bootfitter check them out and he said they were perfect (before i got them molded so i didnt know about problem). i think imma ski on it since it really only comes out when i force it up. jsut wanted to see what people said. thanks again
you can pad around your achilles to minimise heel movement, alternately try putting a heel lift in there
it's more than likely because you have different bone structure on one ankle
I'd see how they go when you ski in in them for a while, let the liners pack out a bit - thats generally when you will notice issues arise
Given that you say there is movement (i'm not sure how signifcant it is) and you haven't even used the boots yet, i'd almost say they could be too big, or the wrong boot (i've always thought the dalbello krypton +il moro seem to have good heel hold though?) so it's a little strange..
Ski them, then look at shell/liner modifications
This is your best bet. Sounds like you have thin ankles. If i were fitting you, instead of heel lifts, I'd actually put some padding on the lower part of the tongue-- that will push your heel as far back into the heel pocket as possible. The whole point of the il moro shell design is centered around its low cuff hinge.
alright well if when i ski on it i notice it and its annoying then i'll take it to the shop and talk to them about this type of thing.
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