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Old 01-07-2012, 09:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2012 burton rampant pressure points

My question is do burton boots need a break in period after a day of wearing my new rampant boots my feet were killing me right across the top of my feet were the ankle straps tighten down at I tried loseing them whatever, has anyone had any similar problems? My cheap soloman factions were super comfy.
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm new to snowboarding, but the guy at the shop tells me that the two companies have different fits. Chances are you'll like one and not the other. With that said, I purchased the Rampant boots and right out of the store, I felt they were a little too snug. I felt some excess pressure on the sides and heel. I wanted to move up to a 9 from an 8.5, but he said it should be fine after a day of use, as long as I didn't fell a burning sensation and my toes didn't curl.

Needless to say, he was spot on and after the first day of about ~8hrs boarding, the boot felt like a glove.
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Old 02-02-2012, 10:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Heat mold them to soften down the foam. They should accomodate your foot shape better.
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Do you have wide front and narrow heels like me? I bought a pair of Burton Motos because they were extremely comfortable walking. But they would heel lift too much once I'm actually on the board. Extremely pain/discomfort on lead foot. In retro respect the ambush which felt tighter and not as comfortable standing would have been much better.

The Salomon Savage and Synapse fits like a glove in comparison. But I had to go down 1/2 size compared to the Burton fit.
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
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All these three symptoms sound like binding pressure point issues too. Bad fitting boots sucks and takes time to try them on.
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