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1. CA2072114 - METHOD OF SHAPING AND A SERIES OF SHAPING IMPLEMENTS FOR SLALOM BOOTS

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THE EMBODIMENTS OF THE INVENTION IN WHICH AN EXCLUSIVE
PROPERTY OR PRIVILEGE IS CLAIMED ARE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
1. A method of shaping slalom boots, in which the slalom boot consists of a hard plastic outer shell (1) and an inner boot made of flexible material, - a boot of the correct length is selected in accordance with the user's foot,
- the individual forms of the foot protruding from the boot all recorded,
- a point in the outer shell (1) corresponding to each protrusion is shaped as followed:
- the point to be shaped is heated locally by hot-air blowing from outside,
- the heated point is pressed from inside by means of a wooden shaping head (9, 20), when the plastic material stretches and a protrusion arises, characterized in that
- a pattern (2) depicting the sole of the foot is made from cardboard or corresponding material in order to record the individual shape of the foot, and
- a longitudinal cut (3) is made in the pattern, which eases its bending and the pattern is folded longitudinally and placed inside the un-shaped boot in order to locate the point to be shaped.