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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2017, 10:43:18 AM »
I put a pair of lathop and sons in my boots huge difference.

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2017, 10:48:04 AM »
I put a pair of lathop and sons in my boots huge difference.

those look interesting with the little wing that wrap up the side of your foot, I suppose you would either love them or hate them. my biggest problem is the pressure on the arch of my foot. I just can't tell from the wording and pics how much they would pressure that. think I might try them out, they don't look they have one of those high arches

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #17 on: November 03, 2017, 12:03:16 PM »
I had achy feet for a long long time. I tried the foot machines they had in stores with no luck. I went and saw a foot doc and for like fifty bucks he looked at my feet, figured out what was wrong just by having me walk down the hall and look at my feet and he sent me home with new insoles.

All in all a pretty cheap way to get an opinion and solution from a professional.

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2017, 03:03:33 PM »
Superfeet. Mine always seem stiff and bit uncomfortable at first. As stated earlier, breakem in around home and they are great.

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2017, 11:55:54 PM »
I put a pair of lathop and sons in my boots huge difference.

those look interesting with the little wing that wrap up the side of your foot, I suppose you would either love them or hate them. my biggest problem is the pressure on the arch of my foot. I just can't tell from the wording and pics how much they would pressure that. think I might try them out, they don't look they have one of those high arches

you can always trim them.

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2017, 06:59:43 AM »
I ordered a pair of lathrop and sons and super feet to try out sound like one or the other will work for me. if not I will go to a pediotrist? and have someone check out my feet. thanks for all the suggestions.

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #21 on: November 08, 2017, 09:36:43 AM »
Give us an update on how you like them when you get the chance.

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #22 on: November 08, 2017, 02:36:26 PM »
after my 3rd pair of broken super feet, i switched to sol and have been happy (other than the strange half naked guy on them)

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2017, 08:26:06 PM »
I ran Green SuperFeet for years before discovering Sole insoles.  I prefer the blue colored version.  You pop them in the oven to warm them up.  Once warm and somewhat malleable, you place them in your boots and move around in them for a while to "custom form" them to your feet.  Super comfortable.  They are a weight compromise between the SuperFeet and Lathrop & Sons' insole.
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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2017, 08:34:19 AM »
I used to run superfeet for years, but the lack of cushioning made my dogs ache especially after gravel road miles. I tried the Ed Viesturs solís and they are perfect. Structure plus cushioning. :twocents:

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #25 on: December 02, 2017, 08:27:11 AM »
Listen to Tjv28 and buy the Sole inserts, blue with Ed Viesturs on them. They are way better than superfeet. :tup: Buy them to your size
 pop them in the oven for 2 minutes, plop them in your boots and stand for a couple minutes. If you don't know who Ed Viesturs is
you owe it to yourself to do a little research!! Man amongst boys!!!

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #26 on: December 07, 2017, 12:26:26 PM »
Everyone has different feet and you might even have differences from your left and right. Go get customs from an orthopedist and tell them what you're going to use them for. With my insurance they cost me ~$50 and I've had a pair that I wear in both my daily shoes and out hunting for over 10 years. I tried super feet and another brand I can't remember, they just don't stack up. Just had a new pair made so I can have a back up and not always swapping them between shoes.
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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2017, 01:23:30 PM »
Glad this popped up today. Over the years working on concrete everyday, dirt biking etc.. my feet are junk. I seen specialists, had molds, castings and pressure measurements done. All resulted in "custom" made inserts. Hated them all. Every one was worse than going without.
Some years back I saw this foot guy for a toe issue, he noticed the way I was walking. Off come the shoes and he started to kneed my feet with his hands while asking some questions. I thought this was kind of weird, getting a foot massage from some dude but he was watching to see where things hurt.
He recommended an over some cheep, off the rack insoles he said he could modify with a hair dryer. I thought the guy was nuts. All the "custom" stuff and this guy wants me to buy a ten dollar pair of inserts ?
Well I got them. Put them in my shoes and wow! Went back to him two days later, No adjustments needed. My toe issue was caused by lack of proper support on the rest of my foot and the way I was walking as a result.
I cant remember the brand but they discontinued the full sole ones I was getting after a couple of years.
After reading this thread I am going to try a couple that are recommended. I am Hoping one works.

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #28 on: December 13, 2017, 07:36:21 AM »
Listen to Tjv28 and buy the Sole inserts, blue with Ed Viesturs on them. They are way better than superfeet. :tup: Buy them to your size
 pop them in the oven for 2 minutes, plop them in your boots and stand for a couple minutes. If you don't know who Ed Viesturs is
you owe it to yourself to do a little research!! Man amongst boys!!!

    I just ordered these off of amazon for $40.00 after heating them in the oven, molding them to my feet and one day of using them in my boots so far..... holy hell, Iím sold!! These things are awesome! Best 40 bux I think Iíve ever spent on my feet!!

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Re: Insoles for hunting boots?
« Reply #29 on: December 13, 2017, 03:55:40 PM »
Right on Tbob!! They will get even better as your feet adapt to proper support :tup:
Now read about Ed.