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SPAZ 09-28-2010 12:05 PM

Cheep boot help, please!
 
i got to buy a new pair of boots, and my budget is around 120. i checked out department of goods, and i came across two in my size for the amount of money i have, both from last season.
nitro grifter tls
Nitro Grifter TLS Snowboard Boot - Men's from Departmentofgoods.com

burton freestyle
Burton Freestyle Snowboard Boot - Men's - 09/10 from Departmentofgoods.com

these are for freestyle riding, and i honestly just care about which one has more value for the price. thanks!

Rufus 09-28-2010 01:42 PM

Have you checked local shops? I hit a couple last weekend and saw a lot of bargains on last year's boots, prices as good or better than online and you get to try them on.

Mirage 09-28-2010 02:50 PM

I agree, I went to a store and tried on a bunch of last season boots that were all 70% off. I would check some place close to you. I ended up with a 2010-11 boot because it fit much better. Just try on a few boots and you will find one that fits. I bought two and returned two online before getting these. GL!

SPAZ 09-28-2010 04:31 PM

honestly, all of my local shops blow. but maybe this weekend i'll go look around, mayme i will get lucky...

thugit 09-28-2010 04:42 PM

if you've got a dicks or a sport chalet around you, occasionally they sell decent boots, not sure if they'll be in your budget however.

SPAZ 09-28-2010 05:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thugit (Post 308530)
if you've got a dicks or a sport chalet around you, occasionally they sell decent boots, not sure if they'll be in your budget however.

yeah, but they sell lower-end stuff. these boots i'm looking at are pretty decent. i wouldn't want any snowjam boots on while riding a neversummer, lol. kinda defeats the purpose.

B.Gilly 09-28-2010 06:29 PM

Is there an Eastern Mountain Sports close to you? Seem they have a few shops through out NY so might check into them. I know not many places here have the newer season gear yet but they might have a few stuff from last season about.
Eastern Mountain Sports - Store Locator

SPAZ 09-28-2010 07:22 PM

the one down the street from me only carries ski stuff :(
i still love that store, though!

Beatlesfan888 09-28-2010 08:13 PM

I loved my freestyles theyre pretty damn comfortable

eastCOASTkills 10-09-2010 11:09 PM

Look at DC Phases. They're sooo comfy and only like $130 ish


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