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Some skaters order custom boots by supplying a foam foot impression, doe that help get a better fit?

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Some skaters order custom boots by supplying a foam foot impression, doe that help get a better fit?

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This again is one of those marketing shows, which do nothing to help size the foot. Often times, skaters are charged $40.00 or more for the foot impression. Quite frankly, the foot impressions are worthless. Since the impressions are only showing the underfoot and side of the foot below the ankles, there is not much information a manufacturer can get from the foot impression.The impression can not be used for foot length sizing because it may not be deep enough to capture the total length or may be made too deep and cause the toes to crumble the foam material itself. Important circumference measurements are impossible to take because the impressions do not capture the top of the toes, instep or ankle areas. The impression does not present the entire foot with meaningful information for the manufacturer. The only method, right now, available to copy the foot in a three dimensional representation meaningful for the manufacturer is with a full positive cast. SP-Teri has casting socks for

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