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boot demo'ing?

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Ski demo'ing is common. Has anyone ever heard of demo events for boots, or shops that let you demo ski boots? I'm guessing it doesn't happen, but just wondering if anyone knows otherwise?

I'm long overdue for new boots. I tried to make a switch a few years ago but failed miserably and reverted to my trusty but tired old boots.
 

RISkier

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Don't know of any place and I'm not sure it's very practicable. Most good fitting boots are going to require some grinding and modifications to get them to fit well.
 

wa-loaf

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I think Mtn Side at Wachusett had a few boots you can demo.
 
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RIskier, Agreed about the need for custom work for fit (a given with my feet), though Im interested in demoing for performance & stiffness, not fit.

Wa-loaf, thanks for the tip on Mtn Side. I'll have to give them a call.
 
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