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post #31 of 34
Don't know exactly which liner you have, but no matter. The upper part of the liner is symmetrically covered with a hard plastic (not leather) to stiffen it. On the medial and lateral sides towards the top there are slots cut into it through which the power strap passes. In the rear the pull tab is sewn to it. This material is a plastic that responds to heat.

Carefully and slowly heat the rear. Careful to keep the direct heat away from the softer upper 1" of the liner that is not covered. Heat until soft enough to reshape and then put it back into the shell, insert leg and buckle.

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post #32 of 34
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THank you Lou. I understand. (it is a new model. has cushy fleece toe area).

Mr. Coomer himself replied to my query. I must say that the level of attention and product support from Zipfit is truly amazing. He also said that the spoiler is plastic and laminated with very thin leather over a layer of foam, so what i took to be leather was just a surface thing. He also had some suggestions and i'll report back as i go along.I am hopeful this is going to finally do it.
post #33 of 34
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ZipFit Report

As promised, reporting in. mail ordered ZipFit liners direct from ZipFit. Best customer service i have ever encountered anywhere for anything!

They sent me a new model WC volume with cushy fleece toebox. Cool. But one day on them and i knew something was not right. They were too tall for my short self and it felt like I had a huge spoiler throwing me forward like a nordic jumper in mid-air.

After email correspondence including photos, ZipFit said, send them back and they customized the touring model for the volume of my shells. I sent my shells too and they ground them out in the heel area to accommodate the liners. It was amazing.

Then they sent BOTH liners back so i could make sure the new ones worked. They did. They still feel i should try a slightly longer liner after seeing my shells and so are going to let me try that too. Absolutely amazing.

But the best part is they worked! i was able to ski without pain all day. I did have some toe numbness and my boots (dobermanns) leaked, but that was not a ZipFit issue.

Ultimately, the ZipFits took up the necessary volume; stopped heal lift and mushy, sloppiness without a lot of contraptions or glued on stuff or squashing my foot down from the top.

Yeay eveyrone at ZipFit! Cross posting this on the regular gear forum to give them some props.... Hope that's OK.
post #34 of 34
great news, enjoy em, they get better and better the more you use them
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