lotto raptor ultra IV speed?

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  1. tennismastermine

    tennismastermine New User

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    I have seen these shoes worn by sergiy stankhovsky at a classic and these shoes really stood out to me. I noticed that no customer replies have been posted an I was wondering how these shoes hold up if you have these shoes. Are they durable? Do they fit nice?

    Thanks in advance
     
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  2. imajica77

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    I actually got the clay version from TWE a couple of weeks ago. Have been playing on hard courts with them. They have not shown any signs of wearing yet.

    The shoe is true to size and fits properly. They are very comfortable. They do have a unique feel to them. That may be due to the concave heels. Not sure of that. All in all I am very happy with them.

    This is my first pair of Lotto shoes. So I am not a die hard fan. But would recommend them to anyone wanting to try them.
     
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  3. Vertiz

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    Lotto makes beastly shoes. I have used Propulse 3s, Vapor 7,8,9, CB 4.3, Barricade 7, 2k10, 2k12, and the Lotto Raptor III. They are extremely high quality, comfortable, and fast. The topside of the shoe is almost 50% leather, feels almost like a Tiempo soccer cleat. They also have 6 month durability guarantee so it's a sweet deal. I think Ferrer wears them for a reason :). They have been holding up pretty well at the D1 University level.
     
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  4. SoCalJay

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    I've been seriously considering these as a current devotee to Barricade 7s, the ProPulse line, and Prince T22s. How does the durability rate compared to the ProPulse 3s?
     
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  5. ae11

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    Has anyone tried these yet? Specially how do they compare to Raptor III?
     
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  6. Vertiz

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    I can't really tell much of a difference. I generally wear out a pair of shoes every 2 months with two exceptions. It takes me ages to wear out CB 4.3s for some reason and it takes me less than a month to wear out Vapor 9s. Propulse 3, B7, Raptor 3 all seem similar to me. I wear my shoes until I see a hole or feel the traction just isn't there anymore.
     
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  7. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    mine came yesterday, played a 3 set match in them straight up last night.

    very happy, quality seems very good, comfortable right out of the box, didn't actually notice them all match which I take to be an excellent sign.

    I'll let y'all know how they hold up over time, but very pleased at the moment :)
     
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  8. imajica77

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    You can add about another 12 hours of play on hard courts to what I had already played. Still no signs of wear. The more I wear them the more comfortable they are. I am starting to become a fan. With that said I would still rate my Yonex shoes above the Lotto ones. But I have no complaints.
     
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  9. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    I have now played at least another 12 hours of tennis on mine and I am SOOO happy! :)

    no wear at all, super comfortable, don't notice I am even wearing them.

    I may be a permanent convert
     
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  10. jayserinos99

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    Hi everyone, I've been looking at these shoes for a while and I might just drop the money for a pair. To all who use these shoes, have you put in aftermarket insoles and if so, how do these lottos feel after putting them in? Thanks!
     
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  11. Boricua

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    Lotto shoes are awesime. Snug fit, stable and nice looking.
     
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  12. SoCalJay

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    I picked up a pair of the yellow ones and took them out for a hit this afternoon. All I have to say is WOW. The comfort level and nimble feel put the ProPulse to shame, in my opinion. I hope the durability factor is good... I just killed a pair of B7s in just under a month.
     
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  13. NJ1

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    Hours? A month could be 4 hours or it could be 100+.

    Glad to gear you like the Raptors, I've owned Lotto soccer boots in the past and always liked them.
     
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  14. SoCalJay

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    I'd say I put 45-50 hours on the B7's before I wore through the foam underneath the rubber on the bottom of the shoe where my left big toe is. I've played about 12 hours in the Lotto shoes since I last posted and I still don't see any signs of wear.
     
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  15. tapatio

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    Had been using Diadoras for the last five years, got a pair of the navy and white lottos and finally found something better than my Diadoras, great fit, stability, and the best cushioning you can find to protect your Achilles tendon. Probably played around 30hours wth no signs of wear.
     
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  16. SoCalJay

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    Yeah, these shoes are seriously amazing. They feel much lighter than they are and just play really nimble/quick.
     
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