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Old 11-15-2012, 03:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
Veccster
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Default Tight boots - shop recommends hell lifts? - yay or nay

I read on this site that heel lift is bad. Just want to make sure I understand correctly.

I recently purchased a pair of K2 Maysis boots - size 11. I wear a 10.5 street shoe but these boots are SNUG. Haven't had them in the snow yet but, if I pretend to get on a heel edge, I can feel my toes curling against the front of the boot.

So I called the shop and they suggested heat molding the boots. Oddly enough, they did not use the toe cap or extra socks that I read about on here so I hope that is not a problem.

Anyway, heat molding helped but it's still a bit snug. They then recommended putting a small heel spacer under the insole. Apparently raising the sole will bring the toes back a bit.

Any thoughts on all of this? I'm sorry if this is a stupid question!
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