Current shoe sizing on Nikes assistance please!

Discussion in 'Shoes and Apparel' started by Herdsman76, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Herdsman76

    Herdsman76 Rookie

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    As a guy who likes the retro look of the current Nike Vapors and Ballistecs, I have a quick question. I currently play with the Adidas Barricade 7s in Size 8 and use them for both practice and match play. As I have a few pairs, some are for practice and others are fore tournaments, etc.

    My question is, which size in the Vapors and which size in the Ballistecs should I try?

    The qualifiers are as follows; 1) I live in an area where I basically have to order everything tennis related. 2) In previous Ballistecs, the shoes were very narrow and had very stiff soles. 3) I've heard/read that the current Ballistecs are really narrow and to consider a half-size bigger. 4) I've never worn any of the Vapors because I didn't like the style.

    Before playing exclusively with Adidas when the Barricade 6s came out, I would wear Nike shoes that had really flexible soles. In the recent past, I bought the Ballistec 3.3 and found that because the soles were very stiff, I could only wear them casually.

    If the current shoes (Retro Looks) aren't suitable for me, I'd still like to wear them casually...

    Thanks for the help.

    H76
     
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  2. ductrung3993

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    Which Vapors? They all fit differently.
     
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  3. Herdsman76

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    Vapor 9. Thanks for any assistance...
     
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  4. gnahZ

    gnahZ New User

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    I have a pair of B7's, CB4.3's and V9's all in 10.5. the Vapors were slightly wider and the CB's were narrower but I didnt feel they were enough to go up/down half a size
     
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  5. Borrelli

    Borrelli Semi-Pro

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    Nike usually runs a bit small. I'm a true 9.5 in most brands but in Nike running I'm a 10. Oddly enough some Nike's like the vapor's fit true to size, the 9.5's fit me perfectly.
     
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