Ballistic 2.3 vs Breathe 2k10

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  1. Mighty Matteo

    Mighty Matteo Semi-Pro

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    Currently playing with the ballistics but after a week and a half, find them heavy. i do however love the cushioning and support. i have recently used the lunarlon vapor tours but shredded them to pieces and wished they had more support and durability. i loved the breathe free 2s for their light, fast feel and found that they had moderate durability. Should i stock up on 2k10s or ballistics?
     
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  2. frunk

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    Id go for Ballistecs, simple because I don't mind the weight. 2k10's also feel great, but just not as cushion-y
     
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  3. PED

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    The 2k10's have the same sole as the vapor 6's: great traction but the durability is really poor. If you play on clay most of the time (I don't) then go for the 2k10's otherwise, the 3.3's are the way to go on HC's.
     
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  4. Fedace

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    I was told 2K10's cushioning was Great by many reviewers.
     
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  5. bad_call

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    the BFII have the DRC outsole. anyone know if the 2K10 has less outsole durability than the BFII?
     
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  6. banter

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    Much so. The 2K10's weak outsole is due to the tread pattern. The BFII just owns.
     
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  7. bad_call

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    ^^ thanks...was thinking the DRC to be more durable.
     
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  8. parasailing

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    CB 2.3s have better lateral stability than 2k10s.
     
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  9. topspin18

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    the 2k10 outsole and upper are not as durable as the 2.3

    a friend of mine riped a hole through the upper in a week
     
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  10. quest01

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    The durability is better with the cb 2.3s but the feel i think is better with the 2k10s, it's more roomier in the toe box and has an overall wider fit.
     
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  11. Kcraig

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    For me the 2K10 is the most comfortable tennis shoe I have ever worn! Yes the sole is not the most durable--but I am able to squeeze out a good 6 months (play about 1/2 on clay). I have a pair of barricade 6 in black and love the looks, BUT they are just nowhere near as comfortable as the
    2K10s. Thinking I'm going to pick up another pair of 2K10s--in either the all black OR the new blue/black ones--luckily i got me a nice $100 gift cert to TW for Christmas that's burning a hole in my pocket:)
     
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  12. pstar

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    Hi Kcraig!

    Do you wear the same size in both the 2K10s and the barricade 6`s?
    I`ve sometimes had to chose half a size bigger in nike shoes compared to adidas since because of the tighter toebox!
     
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  13. Kcraig

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    Suprisingly I do wear the same size in the 2K10--the toe box is much wider than most other Nike shoes. It is the only Nike tennis shoe I have ever been able to wear. The previous cage models were all too tight! Actually, the 2K10 has wider/comfy toebox than the B6. I actually sport my 2K10s all the time casually--they are as comfy as my running shoes!!!
     
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  14. Fedace

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    How is the cushining in the forefoot and is the backfoot are really comfy cushioning like Yonex SHT 307's ??
     
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  15. Kcraig

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    Never had/tried a yonex shoe. Cushioning for me is adequate. Def not as plush comfort as a Prince T22--for me the most cushiony/pillowy shoe, but it's just a tad to clunky and roomy in toebox.
     
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