Can you buy Burton liners?
I tried on some Burton Ruler boots as well as some Burton Grail boots.
The difference in the Imprint 2 liner vs the Imprint 4 liner is pretty big.
Is it possible to buy a pair of Burton Rulers, then later just buy a set of Imprint 4 liners to swap out?
Or in the end would it just be cheaper to pick up some Grails?
check out geartrade.com second hand stuff from backcountry good way to get what you want cheaper if they have your size.
I have a bum foot, so I try on lots of boots & usually end up getting expensive, higher end boots.
I had a pair of 2010 Rulers, I thought they were below average boots.
When I got them, they seemed pretty stiff. Which I like.
But they became mushy, with no support very quickly.
Not sure if it was because they sucked up water better than a sponge?
They seemed to pool water in the shell.
After a day of riding, I would take out the liner & I could pour water out of them. Not like a pint or anything, but a few drips. This was because the liner wouldn't soak up any more.
I had a pair of 2007 SL7's @ $499 & a pair of 2009 Ions too $399, both were better than the ruler.
I think Rulers used to be one of Burton's top of the line boots & they were a lot stiffer, before they had 70 different models?
But I grabbed a pair of 2011 Grails @ the ski swap for like a $150.
They are the cats ass.
I joke around to my friends, that I could ride a 2x8 if I had good boots.
In my head, it's no joke. I know I could, I buy wicked boots.
After 23 years of ridin' & @ least 30 pairs of boots, the Grails are the best boots I've owned. High powered freestyle boots!
I have a size 10 foot, I wear size 10 runners & size 11 work boots.
I always buy a half size smaller snowboard boot, because of the pack out.
The only pair of Grails @ the ski swap were a size 9, & they were pretty tight.
I wasn't sure if I should get them or not?
I did, they rock!
What's the price difference? About a $100?
I think the Grail is better than some of the more expensive boots
So get a half size smaller @ least, I would go 1 full size smaller.
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