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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #690 on: June 21, 2022, 02:23:02 PM »
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What's up with the Kals Vulc? Been curious about them for a while, seems like they're always on sale. Dylan Jaeb was making them look pretty good in his throwaway part. Has anyone skated them and liked them? Do DCs run true to size/same as Vans/Nike?
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Never skated the Kalis Vulc but most DCs run true to size so I would assume these are, as well. The Evan Smiths (not the Manual but his actual pro shoe) I had were TTS.

Good to know, thank you. The only shoes that i've had to size down on so far are Last Resorts and Converse.
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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #691 on: June 22, 2022, 11:30:55 PM »
Every few years I get obsessed with skating af1s: my feet hurt, Jordans/dunks are hard to obtain, Puleo clips will pop up, there was that one Cyrus kickflip, and Gino had some of the best skating ever in them. I tried to skate some mids and it was really difficult. Anyone done it, with some success?

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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #692 on: June 22, 2022, 11:42:34 PM »
i fuck with the lows heavy
great shoe if you dont mind the dull boardfeel
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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #693 on: June 23, 2022, 02:26:33 AM »
Never seen Gino skate af1s but now I need to see it. Iím

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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #694 on: June 23, 2022, 10:03:18 AM »
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I'm looking to try out a new cupsole, and have a few options in mind. I haven't seen a lot of reviews or testimonials on the ones I'm thinking about, so hopefully someone on here has tried them.

I have some chronic foot problems, so a big concern for me is the sole. I'm looking for some midsole cushioning (not just an insole on rubber), and stability in the forefoot (too floppy is a dealbreaker). A mid-top is ideal for me because I wear orthotics, but there aren't a lot of cupsole mids around, so a low with a higher collar is fine. I prefer more of a wide/round toebox, rather than pointy or narrow.

Shoes that have worked for me in the past: Nike SB Dunk Mid, Adidas Tyshawn Mid, Adidas Liberty Cup

Shoes that have not worked for me: NB Tiago 1010 (collar too low), NB Westgate 913 (too narrow, weird square toe shape), NB 440 (forefoot too thin), Vans AVE (collar too low), Emerica Spanky G6 (toebox too long/pointy, overall fit too narrow)

I'm currently leaning toward one of: Cons Fastbreak, Vans Fairlane, or Emerica Gamma G6. I also have the Adidas Forum from the non-skate line, and the upcoming new NB Tiago shoe in the back of my mind. No shops near me have any of these in stock right now, so I'd be going in blind ordering online. If anyone has some input on any of those shoes based on my picky little criteria above, I would much appreciate it!
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Not much to offer except I recently got the Gamma G6 and was surprised how pointy the toe was and kinda narrow too. Iím hoping they widen out a bit when I start wearing them but based on that I donít think they would be what you are looking for.

Have you seen the adidas forum? I know they make a skate model, but I just get the normal one, they seem to be pretty wide, and a cupsole, and they come with a strap
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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #695 on: June 23, 2022, 02:55:09 PM »
Anyone skate the new mantecas? Never worn DCs but Iím really liking the shape of them basically a cheap dunk. Are they actually worth buying and skating?

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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #696 on: June 23, 2022, 05:32:47 PM »
Anyone skate the new mantecas? Never worn DCs but Iím really liking the shape of them basically a cheap dunk. Are they actually worth buying and skating?


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Re: The "Has anyone skated these?" Thread - Shoes
« Reply #697 on: June 24, 2022, 09:33:20 AM »
Anyone skate the Vans Lizzies?? Seen a few colors on sale for a good price and I actually like the way they look even though its not much different from the crockett highs lol