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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #180 on: August 31, 2016, 12:01:00 PM »
longtime loyal adidas dude. needed some shoes and didn't like anything adidas had out right now, so I got some of the stratfords. they're pretty sick but I should have half-sized up.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #181 on: August 31, 2016, 01:23:55 PM »
longtime loyal adidas dude. needed some shoes and didn't like anything adidas had out right now, so I got some of the stratfords. they're pretty sick but I should have half-sized up.

Yeah, the samples one I am skating now pinch my toe area. Usually retail ones fit me ok, tight at first. But once you break/skate them in, they will stretch out. Especially in the front part of the shoe.
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #182 on: August 31, 2016, 09:38:02 PM »
Yeah, the samples one I am skating now pinch my toe area. Usually retail ones fit me ok, tight at first. But once you break/skate them in, they will stretch out. Especially in the front part of the shoe.

Same with the samples I got. I can't jump down a 4 stair without my toes hurting.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #183 on: September 01, 2016, 09:54:37 AM »
How are the 212 pro courts? Sizing wise and just overall. Ccs has them cheap and I've always heard good things about nb#
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #184 on: September 01, 2016, 10:24:07 AM »
longtime loyal adidas dude. needed some shoes and didn't like anything adidas had out right now, so I got some of the stratfords. they're pretty sick but I should have half-sized up.

Yeah, the samples one I am skating now pinch my toe area. Usually retail ones fit me ok, tight at first. But once you break/skate them in, they will stretch out. Especially in the front part of the shoe.

Word, well I just impulse bought a second pair. This time the logans, mainly because I found the grey/orange colorway I've been looking for for $45 shipped on ebay. ended up ordering a 9.5 this time around.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #185 on: September 01, 2016, 08:51:44 PM »
Two heavy sessions in(photo taken before hand) and I'm loving the 868s. Gonna have to go back and forth between 868 and the 533.


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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #186 on: September 02, 2016, 05:20:29 AM »
Tate - I like that blue/smurf color of your 533 samples. Wonder if that color will make it to retail.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #187 on: September 02, 2016, 06:05:50 AM »
longtime loyal adidas dude. needed some shoes and didn't like anything adidas had out right now, so I got some of the stratfords. they're pretty sick but I should have half-sized up.

Yeah, the samples one I am skating now pinch my toe area. Usually retail ones fit me ok, tight at first. But once you break/skate them in, they will stretch out. Especially in the front part of the shoe.

Word, well I just impulse bought a second pair. This time the logans, mainly because I found the grey/orange colorway I've been looking for for $45 shipped on ebay. ended up ordering a 9.5 this time around.
Tell me if it fits better, I'm a 9 and ordered some Logan 636 and they are a tiny bit small. I wonder if it should have been better to get 9.5
« Last Edit: September 02, 2016, 01:16:48 PM by Turtle Boy »

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #188 on: September 02, 2016, 10:49:42 AM »
Tate - I like that blue/smurf color of your 533 samples. Wonder if that color will make it to retail.

Not sure, maybe later on down the line. The suede is soft!

But the fit is messed up, fits me too tight. If it doesn't stretch out soon, I might skate another 533, my pinky toes get pinched. I have to take them off once in a while so my feet don't hurt..
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #189 on: September 03, 2016, 06:06:30 AM »
Two heavy sessions in(photo taken before hand) and I'm loving the 868s. Gonna have to go back and forth between 868 and the 533.



can't wait to skate mine next!

such a comfortable shoe just walking around in them...
« Last Edit: September 04, 2016, 09:40:36 PM by Bubblegum Tate »

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #190 on: September 04, 2016, 01:17:23 PM »
any reviews on the Logan 636 as far as sizing goes? I'm a 10 in all things Nike if that helps.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #191 on: September 04, 2016, 01:59:16 PM »
any reviews on the Logan 636 as far as sizing goes? I'm a 10 in all things Nike if that helps.
I'm a 9 on all things Nike, and bought a 9, they are kinda smaller than Nikes and feel tight but nothing too bad. Maybe taking a 9.5 would have been better, I don't know.
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #192 on: September 04, 2016, 09:40:43 PM »
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #193 on: September 06, 2016, 10:10:51 AM »
longtime loyal adidas dude. needed some shoes and didn't like anything adidas had out right now, so I got some of the stratfords. they're pretty sick but I should have half-sized up.

Yeah, the samples one I am skating now pinch my toe area. Usually retail ones fit me ok, tight at first. But once you break/skate them in, they will stretch out. Especially in the front part of the shoe.

Word, well I just impulse bought a second pair. This time the logans, mainly because I found the grey/orange colorway I've been looking for for $45 shipped on ebay. ended up ordering a 9.5 this time around.
Tell me if it fits better, I'm a 9 and ordered some Logan 636 and they are a tiny bit small. I wonder if it should have been better to get 9.5

So I skated in my stratfords all weekend and Tate was right, they're starting to stretch out a little bit more and are feeling really good aside from a little pinch in my left shoe around the pinky toe area, but I feel like they're going to be perfect by the end of next weekend.

9.5 Logan's came in and fit perfect tho haha, so I may have jumped the gun too quick on ordering a half size up. I'm going to keep skating the stratfords tho and just wear the logans to work and hold off on skating them. Hopefully they don't break in too much to the point where they feel loose. But seeing as the heel leans in pretty far I don't think that will be an issue.

Trial and error I guess, I'm just so psyched I found both of the colorways of both shoes I had been looking for for under $50 on ebay. I can't justify paying $80+ for shoes anymore.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #194 on: September 11, 2016, 06:32:52 PM »
Skated 2 pairs of stratford with fps back to back.  I gotta say my feet love me for it but one things thats been bumming me out is that my the bottom of my pants keep getting ripped. I wear baggy ass pants all the time but I've never had this happen ever. Maybe i'm just an idiot and do too many heelflips but idk, anyone else have this problem? Tate?

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #195 on: September 11, 2016, 07:57:01 PM »
Skated 2 pairs of stratford with fps back to back.  I gotta say my feet love me for it but one things thats been bumming me out is that my the bottom of my pants keep getting ripped. I wear baggy ass pants all the time but I've never had this happen ever. Maybe i'm just an idiot and do too many heelflips but idk, anyone else have this problem? Tate?

I have only ripped the mesh part of the heel, then all the foam comes out. Very annoying, never had my pants rip there before, not really a heelflip guy.

I do them once in a while (more switch/nollie than regular), but not enough to have them fray/rip the pants like you have mentioned.
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #196 on: September 13, 2016, 09:33:21 AM »
still haven't sent back my stratfords that i put on once. will new balance sue me if i put them on joesjunk
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« Reply #197 on: September 15, 2016, 11:37:28 PM »
still haven't sent back my stratfords that i put on once. will new balance sue me if i put them on joesjunk
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #198 on: September 16, 2016, 12:53:01 AM »
Deciced to skate these NB# 598's! Toe cap looks good on the eye.

These are the second pair I skated, both samples. Both were durable. Liking those black/gum combo better.



598's look good.  How is the sizing/fit compared to the 533's?

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« Reply #199 on: September 16, 2016, 07:01:51 AM »
For me the 598's sizing/fit feels about the same as the 533's. I go the same size in both styles.

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« Reply #200 on: September 16, 2016, 10:26:09 AM »
still haven't sent back my stratfords that i put on once. will new balance sue me if i put them on joesjunk
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probably the only way to do it...
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #201 on: September 16, 2016, 12:02:44 PM »
Deciced to skate these NB# 598's! Toe cap looks good on the eye.

These are the second pair I skated, both samples. Both were durable. Liking those black/gum combo better.


598's look good.  How is the sizing/fit compared to the 533's?

I've only skated samples pairs in the 588, like 3 of them.

I believe I got them all in a size 9. As well as the 533. Both have pretty much the same toe area/shape. Should go with same size in both. If it's suede, they will for sure stretch out, eventually.
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #202 on: September 16, 2016, 02:36:34 PM »
still haven't sent back my stratfords that i put on once. will new balance sue me if i put them on joesjunk
Will I find it in a mystery box?

probably the only way to do it...
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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #203 on: September 16, 2016, 09:33:51 PM »
Ive skated Adidas for years, but am giving the Arto 358s a whirl. I'm really liking them and though I should have gone a half size up, they're stretching out to be perfect.

Not a fan of most of the NB models, but if they keep making 358s with mesh, i'll keep buying them.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #204 on: September 17, 2016, 01:18:11 PM »
Deciced to skate these NB# 598's! Toe cap looks good on the eye.

These are the second pair I skated, both samples. Both were durable. Liking those black/gum combo better.


598's look good.  How is the sizing/fit compared to the 533's?

I've only skated samples pairs in the 588, like 3 of them.

I believe I got them all in a size 9. As well as the 533. Both have pretty much the same toe area/shape. Should go with same size in both. If it's suede, they will for sure stretch out, eventually.

Excellent!  Thank you.

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« Reply #205 on: September 20, 2016, 05:05:40 PM »

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #207 on: September 26, 2016, 09:54:53 PM »
Thanks to NB# for the goods!

Going to give some pairs to homies to try out some NB#'s that haven't had a chance to skate a pair yet.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #208 on: September 27, 2016, 08:24:16 PM »
Ended up just skating some Elvis inspired "Blue Suede" 533's.

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Re: New Balance # containment thread
« Reply #209 on: September 30, 2016, 09:51:51 AM »
what's your relationship with New Balance Tate?