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post #31 of 47
Every sport has their progress when it comes to user comfort, and performance. I really don't know how I skied on the things I used just 20 years ago and that is nothing compared to the equipment used before I started skiing.

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post #32 of 47
Scott boots are evidence that the devil exists.
post #33 of 47
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by songfta
Well, the Nordica Grand Prix from the mid-1970s was produced, virutally unchanged, until the mid-1990s, and today's Doberman is not too distant a cousin.

And the current Lange WC150 is a direct descendant of the old orange boots the Mahres used in the early 1980s.

So while the skis and bindings have changed quite a bit, today's top-end boots are still quite tied to the 1970s.
those boots the mahres skied on were strolz with lange extrashells.
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post #34 of 47
Patrick Russell the French ski racer from the 60"s endorsed the Nava in some print ads. I remember the Dolomite secret weapons knee high boots. My first good ski boots were Raichle Red Hots which I added Jet Sticks on the back.

Like alot of you alot of years and alot of turns, and alot of gear. The same money invested in the right stock could have compounded into a decent sum of money. What fun would that have been!
post #35 of 47
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Originally Posted by vlad
those boots the mahres skied on were strolz with lange extrashells.
baja: I gave up atheism for lent
Vlad, you're not going to start this again are you?

Those Langes were Langes. I stood next to Phil Mahre in The Inner Boot in Frisco in 1989 while he put that orange Lange on the grinder for about 20 minutes. They used those shells forever. Yeah, they replaced the liners fairly often, but the boots were Langes.
post #36 of 47
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by JohnH
Vlad, you're not going to start this again are you?

Those Langes were Langes. I stood next to Phil Mahre in The Inner Boot in Frisco in 1989 while he put that orange Lange on the grinder for about 20 minutes. They used those shells forever. Yeah, they replaced the liners fairly often, but the boots were Langes.
oh, i'm sure they had "Lange" embossed on them, john.....
post #37 of 47
Dont forget the brother of the Raichle Red Hot - the Fibrejet - the inner boot could also be your apres ski boot.

Other great boot designs...

The O'brien boot made by the waterski company
The Olin boot with the "dial a pain"
The K2 boot with the "dusty" plastic
The Reiker With the furry Orbilon shells
The PK boot with the pour in foaming
Garmont Gara's with the cold conductors
Caber Bio System
Lowa air fit
Langes high heeled lady competite
Hanson Moose River Hummers
Tecnus Pro Racings with changeable cuff

Humanic-Dynafit-Fischer
Caber-Rossignol
Trappeur-Rossignol
Koflach-Atomic
San Marco-HEAD
Raichle-Kneissl
Dalbello-K2

Did you know the Hanson name lived on in Japan making overlap boots for years?

RIP:

Kastinger
Dachstein
Reiker
Henke... also lived on in Japan for years
Heireling
Heschung- first high back boot

Remember Stenmarks poles--- MOON of Sweden
post #38 of 47
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Originally Posted by Phil Pugliese
Raichle also tried to get into the knee high fad in the early 80's with the Flexon 6.
Aren't they beautiful?
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post #39 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by Noodler
Aren't they beautiful?
That was them alright.
post #40 of 47
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by vail99
Dont forget the brother of the Raichle Red Hot - the Fibrejet - the inner boot could also be your apres ski boot.

Other great boot designs...

The O'brien boot made by the waterski company
The Olin boot with the "dial a pain"
The K2 boot with the "dusty" plastic
The Reiker With the furry Orbilon shells
The PK boot with the pour in foaming
Garmont Gara's with the cold conductors
Caber Bio System
Lowa air fit
Langes high heeled lady competite
Hanson Moose River Hummers
Tecnus Pro Racings with changeable cuff

Humanic-Dynafit-Fischer
Caber-Rossignol
Trappeur-Rossignol
Koflach-Atomic
San Marco-HEAD
Raichle-Kneissl
Dalbello-K2

Did you know the Hanson name lived on in Japan making overlap boots for years?

RIP:

Kastinger
Dachstein
Reiker
Henke... also lived on in Japan for years
Heireling
Heschung- first high back boot

Remember Stenmarks poles--- MOON of Sweden
THANK YOU, VAIL!!!!!
Heireling and Kastinger were two boots from my youth whose names I couldn't recall. I wasn't aware Dachstein was gone, they had some excellent product. Kastinger, as well.
post #41 of 47
Salters ski shop here in the Philly area has a pair of the (knee high) Kastenger/Porsche Design's with the strut/shock on it.:
post #42 of 47
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phil Pugliese
Salters ski shop here in the Philly area has a pair of the (knee high) Kastenger/Porsche Design's with the strut/shock on it.:


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PLEASE
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post #43 of 47
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Originally Posted by vlad
AAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!

PLEASE
MAKE
IT
STOP

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You brought the subject up.:
post #44 of 47
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phil Pugliese
You brought the subject up.:
not that robocop sh*tkicker with the built-in strut, i didn't....:
post #45 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by trekchick
Every sport has their progress when it comes to user comfort, and performance. I really don't know how I skied on the things I used just 20 years ago and that is nothing compared to the equipment used before I started skiing.

http://cgi.ebay.com/VINTAGE-SCOTT-SUPER-HOT-SIZE-MEDIUM-SKI-BOOTS_W0QQitemZ8777786682QQcategoryZ16061QQrdZ1QQc mdZViewItem
Man those bring back memories , I went through a few pair of Scotts. First generation the soles would break off , second generation would break off lower shell by hinge but probably one of the warmer and more comfortable boots for me . Had a pair of Hansons also , anybody else remember spraying the inside of the boot liner with silicone so they would go on easier?
post #46 of 47

How to survive a ski trip with Scott boots

This falls right in with this thread .
In 1980 I was on a heli trip with Mike Wiegele , on the afternoon of the second day I break the lower shell of my left boot. When we get on the heli the guide tosses me a roll of fibreglass packing tape with the comment " we call this Scott boot tape" , I spent the rest of the week taping up the boot before breakfast and cutting it off in the Blue River hotel bar at the end of the day .............still had a great trip thanks to that tape.
post #47 of 47

How about Jet sticks which we attached to our short boots so they would be taller and support the calf

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