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15/05/2019 8:25 am  

I recall early boots had some hard plastic components, but I guess I dismissed them as not really in the same realm as these.

 

Odd to me that there's more demand (?) for a carving hybrid than a BC hybrid.

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15/05/2019 8:56 am  

I highly doubt that there is more demand. But this had to be a fairly easier and cheaper project to do for them. They just combined the lowers of their existing hardboots with their softboot uppers. Guessing they didn't even need new molds for the lower part.

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15/05/2019 2:28 pm  

Kind of speechless with that Deeluxe boot. Can't see any point in it. But maybe its the ol' "if you find a product stupid, you are not the target audience"


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15/05/2019 2:52 pm  

That Deluxe boot looks like it would be fun to try. I read somebody say that they felt that full hard boots was too much response, so maybe that boot would reduce the responsiveness just enough. 

Could feel weird once the upper softens up though. 


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15/05/2019 3:29 pm  
Posted by: 89c51

Kind of speechless with that Deeluxe boot. Can't see any point in it. But maybe its the ol' "if you find a product stupid, you are not the target audience"

Comfort, softer medial and lateral  flex allowing the use of lower binding angles than with regular hardboots, direct connection and responsiveness of the plastic lowers and plate bindings, and probably compatible with Intec heels for real step-in use without the need to bend over to get in or out of the bindings.

~6' or 182cm | way too fat | US 10.5 - Mondo 28.5
Quiver: Fullbag boards 154 to 181 cm | powder/carving/snowsurf
Boots: Burton Driver X with Scarpa Plus Fit High Liners and custom powerstrap
Bindings: Ride El Hefe | Now Drive


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