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Old 12-26-2011, 04:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Boot overhang (pics included)

About two weeks ago I bought 2011 Forum Youngblood 157W with waist width 258 mm (width at bindings about 263 mm). Few days ago (there was no need for hurry since here isn't a lot of snow) I went to shopping again and bought Burton Invader boots size 45 (US: 11.5). But when I got home I almost suffered a heart attack after seeing that the boots are overhanging at least 1 1/2 inches a side.

One of the problems are also my feet. I dont have very long feet, but they are really wide and high. If I put the feet in my boots I have about 1 cm (less than 1/2 inch) of space, but when I try smaller boots I can't get them on because my feet are too wide.

So what do you guys suggest, should I try other boots that are wider, try to squeeze my foot in one size smaller boots, do you have any other suggestions or is the overhang okay.

Note also that selling the board is really my last resort

Pics: (the units shown by the ruler are in centimeters NOT inches)

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Old 12-26-2011, 05:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have a size 14 boot and my boards like 268 and i really have no problems so you either should be more careful about your board widths or put on your bidings and then see how much over hand you have to deal with
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Old 12-26-2011, 05:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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To be honest it will be hard to tell until you put your boots into your binding at their specific angles on the board. A good way to tell if you have too much overhang is to put your board on an angle to see how far it will tip before your boots touch, if it goes about 45degrees it is usually ok. Also remember that your bindings raise your foot of the board giving you more angle to work with. From looking at your pics it doesn't look too bad
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