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Should i buy ski boots online
i found a really good deal on some boots and i have never tried them on nor do i have a local dealer of th boots. pleas reply if you have bought bots online or never tried them on????
Measure the width of your foot and if you're foot is to small for the boot you will have problems. You can always get the boots fitted with foot beds but you're running a big risk if the boots are to big, wrong size etc.
No that is not a good idea.
I am going to get massive hate for this but I baught my boots online after never trying them on and they fit great so if they really are an amazing deal I would get them.
They're either going to fit, or not.
Are you willing to buy another boot if they don't fit?
If you have to buy another boot because the first pair didn't fit, was the first pair such a good deal after all?
noooooooooo. I truly recommend against buying boots online
Yeah dont do it. Its so unlikely that you will be able to get a boot that fits without ever trying them on. Boots really are one of the few bits of kit that you still have to go to a shop to get.
Just do it. The worst that could happen is you suffer miserable pain and aching feet for the rest of the season.
If the place has a good return policy I would say go for it. Then you could always return them.
wouldn't recommend it my man. at least find the model and try them on in a store then buy them online
You live in Washington. Go the Evo store in Seattle. Actually try boots on.
I have a question about this...
So would it be a bad idea to go to a boot fitter and try on boots and then once you found them go buy some online for cheaper? Or is this still a little risky?
The general rule is avoid it at all costs. I'll admit than I have bought boots online however. The only justifying reason was that in the area that I live, all the boot fitters are absolute horse shit, and just fit boots for recreational skiers. The only lasts that were under 100mm, being that my feet are wicked narrow, were Lange RS, which did not fit my foot in the slightest. So when I went out west to Big Sky I got fitted, tipped the boot fitter generously, bought a t-shirt from the shop, and went home to buy the boots online. I still feel bad about it, but unfortunately, no matter how much I want to support the shop, I can't justify paying $850 when i found the same pair online for $400. The main benefit of buying boots in the shop is that they can be adjusted and worked on whenever you have a problem, and I obviously would have missed that living 3000 miles away from the shop that fitted me. Considering you live in Seattle, this is not even a question. Go to a shop and get fitted. Go in without any preference, and your feet will thank you. Don't forget fully custom footbeds. I wish I could have done the same .
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