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2012 Fischer SOMA Vacuum RC4 Pro 130 Reviews

HoyaTerp

Best pair of boots I ever owned

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Pros: Little to no break in period.

Cons: Price

By way of background, I am a strong skier (raced and taught in the past) and previously worked in a ski shop, so I understand ski equipment—generally. Additionally, I have extremely flat feet and bow legs. As a result, I avoid buying new ski boots like the plague (my last boots were 25 years old—Lange Yellow Fever race stock boots). Finally, I broke down and decided to buy new boots. At the behest of my friend who manages a ski shop, I tried on the Fischer Soma RC4 Vacuum 130s. He thought that my feet problems and bow legs make me an ideal candidate for this boot. In the liner, I used my Peterson Orthotics (30 years old). After a one hour boot fitting session where they heated up...
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Lodro

Astonishing

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Pros: amazing fit,perfect alignment,incredible dynamics,nicely damped,and not bad looking either

Cons: fiddly hardware,somewhat difficult entry

Let's get right down to it: These boots are not only astonishingly good ski products, they are one of the most astonishing products I've ever encountered, period. What's astonishing about them? Before I answer that question, I thought I'd share my experience with boots and how I happened to get my feet into these particular boots. It's been a long time since I've posted here, and I hope all of you bears will indulge me a bit while I meander toward my point.   I should point out that I don't have money to burn; immigrating to a different country, starting a new career and raising small babies has meant very little disposable cash lying around. Okay, none, really. So getting new...
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