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post #31 of 37
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Originally Posted by dthogey View Post

 

I found out the hard way today that boot dryers in the boots don't always do the trick overnight.

 

You need better boot dryers.     Seriously, 'dry by morning' is a low enough standard that every boot dryer worth the name should be able to do it.

post #32 of 37
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Originally Posted by cantunamunch View Post
 

 

You need better boot dryers.     Seriously, 'dry by morning' is a low enough standard that every boot dryer worth the name should be able to do it.

 

 

You are right I've got some old things made by nordry I use for my hunting boots that have always worked for them. I guess I need to step it up for the ski boots.

 

This is similar to what I have.

 

 

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-THE-RONNING-ELECTRIC-FOOTWEAR-DRYER-SHOE-BOOT-WARMER-/251443189351?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a8b2e9667

post #33 of 37

Funny you mention hunting boot dryers.    I've used one of these since 1998:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Peet-Boot-Dryer-/221364606796?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item338a5bd74c

 

^ Dry in 2-3 hours tops.   Safe for heat molded liners.   Packs for travel inside the ski boots with only a tiny corded extra.

post #34 of 37
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Originally Posted by cantunamunch View Post
 

Funny you mention hunting boot dryers.    I've used one of these since 1998:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Peet-Boot-Dryer-/221364606796?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item338a5bd74c

 

^ Dry in 2-3 hours tops.   Safe for heat molded liners.   Packs for travel inside the ski boots with only a tiny corded extra.


Yep I have on similar to that as well, got it for 5 bucks at a garage sale, the boot shells are on it right now!!

post #35 of 37

Bite the bullet and invest in a Hot Gear Bag:  skigearbag.com.  The best investment I ever made.

 

Oh, by the way, the front buckle on a ski boot serves only one purpose:  compressing the snow dam to keep the snow out. 

post #36 of 37
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Originally Posted by SailnSki View Post
 

Bite the bullet and invest in a Hot Gear Bag:  skigearbag.com.  The best investment I ever made.

 

Oh, by the way, the front buckle on a ski boot serves only one purpose:  compressing the snow dam to keep the snow out. 


Now that looks awesome!! I saved that site to my favorites!!

post #37 of 37
I built my own boot and glove dryer, its really easy, buy a cheap bathroom vent fan without the light. Build a box out of plywood have 2" PVC pipe coming out of box end caps on pipe drill holes in cap for air to come out. Install vent fan in box. I've been using this setup for five years and it works great. Mine will dry three pairs of boots at one time.
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