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Head Skis USA Raptor 120 RS Ski Boot - Men's Reviews

windjammer547

raptor liners

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Pros: very comfortable yet firm, excellent foot control

Cons: technically it seems too thick in the cuff area, but ski it once and You will see its controls your lower leg well and comfortable.

I do not own a raptor boot but did purchase the raptor liner (identical to the one shown here) for my head world cup m102 ski boots.  While its significantly thicker than the intuition I used previously, I found this liner to be much firmer, especially in the tongue which I like.  The large amount of padding in the rear of the liner seems technically too much compared to most liners, but it makes sense if you stop and think about it.   your calf area is not shaped like a straight pencil.  This liner conforms to the leg shape we have, offers more comfort  yet is still firm.    The last is actually very thin and provides more room in the toe box...
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Andrew R

Excellent boot

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Pros: relatively low volume, easy to work on

Cons: would have preferred the 130RD so I has less volume to start with

This is a proper boot - would have preferred the 130 RD so I had the better liner and lower volume to start with but there were none left by the time I got around to understanding that the Head was the best boot shape (internal) for me. Boot punches well so popular with my fitter. Did not even bother with stock liner, went with Intuition, custom foot bed. Punch for second toe, slight punch for forefoot width (heated and cooled this one out since), lots of pfaffing (me not the boot) with cuff alignment and shims to achieve total alignment. Punches for ankle so that I can angulate the foot. Feel that we are finally getting there and I am almost at final canting decision and shaving and...
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