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These are some pretty decent snowboard boots. No hot spots (for me), but they're very wide in the heel, even though the boot is the right size length-wise. If your having heel lift problems w/ these boots, remove the liner and get some foam pads to tuck under the tightening bands that go around the heel area until you have a real heel cup. After doing this, the fit is greatly improved. Boots are very warm so don't size too big, you won't need anything more than a thin smartwool sock down to -5 degrees.
Easy setup, nothing to complain about. Very adjustable, but most bindings are. They do have a fair amount of flex to them, not rock-solid. Also (on my board at least), they tend to be a bit loose (maybe 1/16th of an inch play all the time, left to right), even though I've tightened them as much as I can without stripping anything. Doesn't seem to affect my riding though.
No problems, no issues. Note the stance setback, it does make a big difference. I used to go duck-footed in my bindings (about 12 degrees each), on this board I'm 'regular' with 8 and 21 settings, which seems to work well. Flex is great, I'm 6ft2in 165lbs riding a 161 wide with no problems. For my height/weight, I would probably recommend a 159, but 161 was all they had in wide (which I needed for my huge feet) and it seems to work pretty well. It is a bit of a challenge carving w/ this board on hard packed because I'm a bit light for it.
Comes with several size 'liners' that you can change out to perfect the fit, make sure you use them if you need them, and size your head with your ski/snowboard hat on!
My only (minor) complaint is that the chin strap is hard to adjust on-the-fly and the fuzzy thing that keeps it from rubbing your chin tends to slide badly towards the side w/ the buckle. The goggle clip works great, keeps my eyewear right where I need/want it.
Helmet also has lots of flat space for stickers, but vents very well.