Pros: Superior fit for a fat foot, comfort, walk/ski
Cons: Walk mechanism bites your achilles when flexed
Edit My Review: After break-in I realized that my aggressive style and my bulk has these boots over-flexing to the point that the cuff-release mechanism attacks my achilles tendon, you can feel it through the liner. So in retrospec these are more for an intermediate skier. Sorry if I misled anyone. My info: 200 lbs., 6'2" old pro skiing steeps, trees and powder.
I just got these and went to Vail with them for 7 days of skiing.
I am a size 11 or 28.5, and I have been looking for a softer flex than 120, but I still wanted performance, also wanted a walk/ski lock option.
The fit and comfort were immediately noticed as the first turns on these Blaster Pros was in 7' of new powder. I didn't have to do any adjustments, just skied the rest of the day.
The comfort and fit is like nothing my feet have ever had, including several Langes I have had over the decades. Turns out they are too soft with the walk thingee in back stabbing me, and a 102 last is for FAT feet, I'm a 100.
As I mentioned, I skied 7 days in a row, 150k vertical feet, and broke them in.
The walk/ski feature is nice, don't understand why all ski boots don't have it. A MUST HAVE!!!!
I did have my footbeds in, but have not had my alignment checked or done any cant adjustments as of the end of the season.
I would like to add that I skied on 189 obSETHeds for the week on everything from Iron Mask to Hair Bag Alley. Should also say that my 56 y.o. knees, patellas and patella tendons loved every moment.
The cuff fit is comfortable but lacks the performance I need. Prior to the softer Langes I tried, I was skiing in Salomon Flex (somethings) that were 120 flex.
I have moved on to a paor of Lange RS wides for this season. I'll report on them after my journey to CO next month.
Ski ya later,