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So I got a new board and bindings and am now thinking about new boots as well. I currently have a pair of Burton SL-10's and they're fairly stiff. I don't ride pipe or park - purely groomers and occasionally a bit of powder.

It sounds like the dual-Boa setup is pretty nice and would appreciate any suggestions.
 

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I've got 32 Focus Boas and really like them. Obviously the biggest obstacle is finding a pair that fits your foot properly.

I don't think I could every go back to single boa, I basically leave the bottom completely loose, while cranking the liner and the upper boa.

Ride Insano Focus Boa is also worth checking out.
 

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32 seems to have a solid rep around here and the Focus looks like a nice boot. My problem is that the board shops where I live are completely lame and rarely carry any high-end equipment that doesn't say "Burton" on it.

How did the Focus sizing compare to your normal shoe size?
 

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DC Status dual BOA here.

For the first time ever I loosened up the upper zone in Utah several times.

These are true dual zone BOA also, not meet in the middle so as to where you loosen one you're loosening the other. They're stiff...... paired with Burton Diode's if you're doing a lot of traversing for decent distances it's very nice to be able to loosen that upper zone..... especially when traversing that toe side for a mile.
 

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I had my foot fitted on the shoe fitting machine (forget the name) and I got the boots that the machine said I should get.

They were tight at first, but timmytard suggested I warm them up ( by wearing them around) and then kick a tire or solid beam in your home. Worked like a charm!

I did put the insoles of my choice in before I kick packed them but a side from that they fit perfect to the shoe fitting machine. And..... I did use my normal medium snowboard sock.............
 

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I had my foot fitted on the shoe fitting machine (forget the name) and I got the boots that the machine said I should get.

They were tight at first, but timmytard suggested I warm them up ( by wearing them around) and then kick a tire or solid beam in your home. Worked like a charm!

I did put the insoles of my choice in before I kick packed them but a side from that they fit perfect to the shoe fitting machine. And..... I did use my normal medium snowboard sock.............
Identical experience here with the 2012 DC Status.
Size was the same as my regular shoe size.
Tried them one day, mashed up toes.
Switched to after market insoles and heat molded at the shop, and they've been gold ever since.:thumbsup:

Btw, they only became the TRice model with the 2013 release. Same boot.
 
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