Another Shot of Federer Lunar Vapor 8's today

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  1. VAMOS DAN

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    Are they the new ones or are they a paintjob??? actually they look nothing like the lunar vapor 8, what are they!? i like them alot!
     
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  2. rjg007

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    They are V6, he has gone back to them every year, he must hate the new ones from Nike.
     
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    Nike must hate him now :D
     
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  4. The_Question

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    Seriously LOL!! Another Nike fail at its best, lmao!!
     
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  5. 10ACE

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    He seems to go back to them at the start of the clay season- too.
     
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  6. The_Question

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    It was way earlier than that last year...he avoided Vapor 7 during Aussie Open...
     
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  7. aenri86

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    Weird... It says zoom air in the heel where as last year i think every custom vapor 6 he used didn't...

    I dont think he ever changed to full lunar midsole but who knows, maybe thats he's biggest annoyance. He doesnt like lunar and prefers zoom air...

    Nike needs to get their act together lol
     
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  8. Cooper_Tecnifibre4

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    This is pretty 'cute' actually, Nike hasn't even tried covering up the fact they are V6.
     
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  9. Tyrus

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    Nike is a marketing company that also makes shoes.

    It will NEVER matter.

    As long as the shoe Federer wears is labeled a "Vapor _" they will fly off the shelves regardless if Federer is ACTUALLY wearing them.

    It's actually quite brilliant.
     
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    doesnt he only have to wear vapor 8's at GS?
     
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    +1

    Same with Nadal's courtballistec #.# and the Nadal fans.
     
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    nike perfected it way long before federer with the jordans
     
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  13. Bobby Jr

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    No, I imagine they *thought they* had it covered this year with their much higher quality pj shoes Federer was wearing.

    Having worn the V8s now for a few hours I can see the upper material is stiffer than the V7 and initially is a bit weird when it kinks/folds when the shoe flexes. I imagine we'll see Federer back in V8 pj shoes before long - he just probably hated the ones he was wearing the other week in Miami and they are modifying the upcoming ones to satisfy his requests to alter them.

    Remember - he wore them for 20-odd matches before changing so they must have been OK in principle.
     
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  14. The_Question

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    Only when it's on clearance...
     
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    Another shot
     
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  16. VAMOS DAN

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    i receiveed my vapor 8's today, every shot on the net iv seen the tongues are black, mine iv received are white!?
     
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  17. aenri86

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    Which color version did you get?
     
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    Shows how great the Vapor VI is. Best shoe ever, even Federer doesn't wanna let go!
    But I'm surprised, because Nike usually have the outer shell to resemble the latest shoe. I think it was Fabfed (correct me if I'm wrong) that got his V8s, and it was just a Vapor VI in disguise.
    But wow... Marketing fail?
     
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  19. mozart RF

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    Maybe it just looks may not look like 8, he lost to his performance (I write here about V6)
     
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  20. Cooper_Tecnifibre4

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    These are stunning, Please Nike bring back V6.
    But somewhat keep your promise of "XDR" because that did not apply to V6, yet you still put that tag on them!
     
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    V6 beautiful tennis shoes in history
     
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    V6 is GSOAT?
     
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  23. mozart RF

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    YES! :)...
     
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    Is V6 still available for Sale anywhere in the states ? or in the internet ?
     
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  27. bezs

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    The swoosh on the shoes look so dodgy.

    They have $10.99 Oakley shades. :lol:
     
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    The ones that aren't labeled Leather look all incredibly real.
     
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  30. aenri86

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    The orange ones look awesome.... Has anyone ever bought this replicas? Thoughts?
     
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    I am afraid to ask, man.. they will probably fall apart in 3-4 weeks and the RF logo will probably start to un-ravel like the real Roger Federer himself in couple of weeks........Knockoffs.............lol
     
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  32. Odonnell

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    Same, they look awesome... but will fall apart after your first slide on the court I think.:(
     
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  33. aenri86

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    Come on man, leave the OLD man out of this lol... Anyways for $40 a pair, those orange ones are tempting me. Just to see anyways and 3-4 weeks is not that bad for a fake shoe lol Hopefully I don't get injured because the shoe breaks of running from side to side hehe
     
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  34. Odonnell

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    They're tempting me too but seems to be sold out...
     
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  35. Maroon_Tenniskid

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    what the heck is that website?? I looked up barricades and I got a ton of BV's in colors that i've never seen before
     
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  36. djokster

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    Click on it, and they still have 7, 8, 8.5, 9.5, and 10 available in the orange
     
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  37. The_Question

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    These fakes may not fall apart as one would think. It's the fit and finish that's the concern here.

    I had bought some knock off Jordans from a local flea market before. They fit like hell!! Example, the tongue just dug into my shin causing them to bleed. Another pair, the heel EVA...aka...plastic midsole was super duper stiff, worse than bare foot standing on a board.

    Of course, don't expect these fakes to have Zoom Air or Lunarlite in it...
     
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