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Offline xoxo_tw

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recommend me a boot ??
« on: September 09, 2017, 04:00:10 PM »
Im curious to try something new.....

I struggle to find a great fitting boot   as my feet are screwed... I got a 2"  wide heel and a 4" ball width..... any good recommondations ??

or do I need to get custom made ??

thank you ^^

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Re: recommend me a boot ??
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2017, 08:32:53 PM »
I had to go to full customs to get boots to fit my narrow heel / wide forefoot.
However, Harlicks does have an X-Line fit for stock boots, so call that semi-custom.

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X-Line Design:
All stock boot models are available in the X-Line Design at no additional charge.
The X-Line Design is a special boot last that allows for a rounder toe box, fuller arch, and
one width narrower heel.

However, they wouldn't fit me, so I had to go full custom. And after getting one boot refit, they've done me for a couple of years.
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Re: recommend me a boot ??
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2017, 05:07:15 AM »
Im curious to try something new.....

I struggle to find a great fitting boot   as my feet are screwed... I got a 2"  wide heel and a 4" ball width..... any good recommondations ??

or do I need to get custom made ??

thank you ^^

Yes, you need custom boots.

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Re: recommend me a boot ??
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2017, 07:13:44 AM »
The more advanced Jackson boots (those specified as built on the Elite last) come stock in split width with the heel one width narrower than the ball; Jacksons also have a more rounded toe box than many other makes.  If the difference in width is greater, semi-custom split widths are available at a lower cost than full custom (assuming no other foot conditions that require full custom).  A Jackson skate tech will take measurements and tracings of your feet and send them off to Jackson, who will then assess what you need.

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Re: recommend me a boot ??
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 11:44:18 AM »
thank you !  i will try a harlick  ..  :)