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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #840 on: July 11, 2018, 10:17:59 AM »
gonna try to get a Coffee Break out on the 440s and 420s soon comparing them to some other #NB and also some other shoes...

Looking forward to that! Yours are the best reviews going right now, we need a proper dedicated coffee break site, especially now ripped laces seems to be dead...

Agreed. Best shoe reviews out there and fully deserving a webpage. Looking forward

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #841 on: July 11, 2018, 03:25:06 PM »
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #842 on: July 11, 2018, 05:46:21 PM »
muska stash spot too! I guess that's the whole 420 joke?
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #843 on: July 11, 2018, 06:20:32 PM »
muska stash spot too! I guess that's the whole 420 joke?

Dammit, I had zero interest in these and now I want a pair.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #844 on: July 11, 2018, 06:33:22 PM »
Damnit the insole is glued in.   >:(

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #845 on: July 11, 2018, 06:34:23 PM »
I hate that slim look. If it had the same silhouette as the running shoe that would be sick. Love the stash pocket though

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #846 on: July 12, 2018, 07:25:38 AM »
Damnit the insole is glued in.   >:(
In the pair that I got, it's like barely glued in.  Easily removable.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #847 on: July 12, 2018, 10:21:36 AM »
Damnit the insole is glued in.   >:(
In the pair that I got, it's like barely glued in.  Easily removable.

If its anything like the 288 insole, that thing will come right out easy.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #848 on: July 12, 2018, 10:44:03 AM »
Damnit the insole is glued in.   >:(
In the pair that I got, it's like barely glued in.  Easily removable.

If its anything like the 288 insole, that thing will come right out easy.

Okay cool!  Thanks.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #849 on: July 12, 2018, 01:55:55 PM »

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #850 on: July 12, 2018, 02:00:39 PM »


Aw shit, in the other photos on that page it looks like NB# is dropping a midtop cupsole! I was just about to ask in this thread if there was any word on those too...instant cop

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #851 on: July 12, 2018, 02:18:42 PM »
I too, eagerly await hearing about the 420. Is it the super cushioned skate shoe of my dreams?

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #852 on: July 12, 2018, 02:40:36 PM »
didn't DC already make that shoe and call it the chris cole lite

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #853 on: July 16, 2018, 09:15:05 AM »
So bummed the 420's dropped right as I have to look for a new job and now can't justify spending money on shoes until I find something new  >:(
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #854 on: July 16, 2018, 10:08:47 PM »


The Westgate pro model looks good. Canít wait to see more colorways.
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #855 on: July 17, 2018, 07:49:22 AM »


The Westgate pro model looks good. Canít wait to see more colorways.

I just hope it has a free floating tongue and not booty construction; I hate this new trend of no tongues on skate shoes or any sneaker for that matter.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #856 on: July 17, 2018, 07:53:56 AM »
Kinda just looks like a cupsole Arto.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #857 on: Today at 09:56:19 AM »
The owner of the shop I go to put me onto New Balance late last year. They were low on supplies and New Balance was one of the few brands they had in my size. He told me he had been getting a lot of positive feedback about numerics, especially in terms of durability. As I am often broke, tough shoes sounded good. I forget what I had first, like the 345s or something. I really liked those. Comfy and durable, and fit like a glove. I got the 440s like a month or two ago and I LOVE them. Best soles ever, really sturdy and I can feel my board really well. Super comfortable shoe. Durable AF. I don't remember the last time I was this stoked on a shoe. I bought a backup pair because I have a feeling I'll be too broke when I actually need to replace these.

In summation, the 440s are ill shit. 


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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #858 on: Today at 10:17:52 AM »
The owner of the shop I go to put me onto New Balance late last year. They were low on supplies and New Balance was one of the few brands they had in my size. He told me he had been getting a lot of positive feedback about numerics, especially in terms of durability. As I am often broke, tough shoes sounded good. I forget what I had first, like the 345s or something. I really liked those. Comfy and durable, and fit like a glove. I got the 440s like a month or two ago and I LOVE them. Best soles ever, really sturdy and I can feel my board really well. Super comfortable shoe. Durable AF. I don't remember the last time I was this stoked on a shoe. I bought a backup pair because I have a feeling I'll be too broke when I actually need to replace these.

In summation, the 440s are ill shit.

I like them too and won't go a half size up on my next pair, though would still would on the 255.