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2012 Fischer SOMA Vacuum 110 Reviews

seaofclouds

great for hard to fit feet

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Pros: fits my triangular feed: skinny heel, wide toe box, meaty calves

Cons: expensive, cold, the 110 is too flexible for me

this boot is great, and really the first boot that's fit me well in a long time. i would buy it again (or 2012/13's ranger model), and i would recommend it to friends who have fit problems. i'm able to leave the boot buckled all day without a hitch - a good sign.   that said, it still feels like new technology and isn't without it's issues. it took a few fittings to get the right fit, and with my wide feet, i had to get a different (wider) liner. the boot is cold - especially when surrounded with fresh powder on a cold day. and i definitely would have preferred the stiffer flex. the 110 is much too soft for my style of skiing.   if you're considering this boot, next...
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Oldguy

Love this boot!

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Pros: Fits my skinny heel, ankle, lower leg and my high instep, normal width forefoot.

Cons: The liner packs out, no pro deal from the shop.

I had three days to get new boots before starting the ski season.  My feet were in more boots than I care to remember trying to find something that was comfortable and close fitting to my feet.  The Vacuum 110 was one of about 3 or 4 choices that were a reasonable fit out of the box, but since my feet are between sizes I can choose lots of initial boot work or comfort with too large of a shell after the liners pack out.  I bought the Vacuum 110  on Tuesday and wore them all day Wednesday on Ski Patrol.  I have never before been able to wear a new (well fitted) boot for a whole day without removing it, at least for lunch.     I've skied in them 20...
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