For duration & performance on clay, Barricades or Feath

Discussion in 'Shoes and Apparel' started by c10, May 18, 2004.

  1. c10

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    Hi, I play 4 times a week on red clay courts only, and I can spend only in one pair of shoes that will have to last me some time. Can you please tell me which of these two models should I get, in other words which has the best performance and is very durable, the Barricades 3 or the Clima Feathers :?:

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  2. SB

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    I have both shoes, and if I played ONLY on clay, I'd use the Feathers. I use the Barricades on hard, and the Feathers on green clay. I think the Barricades are too bulky and heavy for clay.
     
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  3. c10

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    but do the barricades perform well on clay??
     
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  4. SB

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    It might depend on your size and how they fit you. For me, they were too heavy for clay. The tread is fine for clay; mostly herringbone. But I'm 5'9" 130#, and I prefer a lighter shoe for clay. If you don't mind a heavy shoe on clay, then they'll perform fine.
     
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    Barricades
     
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