how to wash/clean tennis shoes

Discussion in 'Shoes and Apparel' started by andry16, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. andry16

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    its been 3 weeks with my 4.3s and they are getting a little dirty on the lower parts of the outer midsole as the courts here are not that clean

    so how do you guys clean your shoes? i cant stand watching my beloved courtballistecs with those little dark stains ( they are just too beautiful all whiteish with that blue and green)
     
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  2. frunk

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    Fret not, young one, for those are the stains of war.
     
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    Also washing your tennis shoes will get your Man Card revoked.....
     
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    If I'm playing a new opponent, the first thing I notices are his shoes. Dirt=miles=willing to grind=tough opponent.
     
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    or he likes to garden in them:oops:
     
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    My friend who is going pro once told me "you tell if a guy/girl is bad if they don't have markings on there shoe"

    Oh yeah you should get a jgoods sneaker restoration kit or magicrub.
     
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    did you try soap and warm water?
     
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  11. Ronaldo

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    Thought it was a great idea until someone lifted them. Air Lavers
     
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    all those flicker photos are creepy jeje

    i dont care if i look gay or not for cleaning my shoes i just dont want them to turn like my white 2.3 that are now a little darker off-white(because i never cleaned them up)
     
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  13. The_Question

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    Or you can what most fellas do on this forum, which I don't recommend...throw them into the washer...
     
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  14. ArliHawk

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    Just let them dry and rotate them. They shouldn't be too wretched before they need to be retired anyway.
     
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    please can you give some non-throw-them-into-the-washer suggestions, i mean its not like I'm rich and can afford to buy new pairs all the time because of fooling around
     
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  16. ArliHawk

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    Any of your big box sporting goods stores or footlocker should have this foaming wash and brush to help keep them clean if it's absolutely necessary that your shoes be clean.
     
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    Get aJGOODSsneaker restoration kit, it works very well.
     
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