Love my Nike Vapor 9 , but wearing out too fast

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  1. gould2000

    gould2000 New User

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    For others that are going through Nike Vapors too fast, and decided you had to switch to a shoe that either held up better or had a 6 month sole warranty, what shoe did you find the closet to the fit and feel of the Vapor 9?
     
  2. darklore009

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    I love my my vapors, yet they haven't worn out yet for me. You could try the cc adizero feather II. They have better durability, but not as good as the ones with the durability guarantee
     
  3. The Meat

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    Can't really compare any shoes to the feel of Vapors, I would highly recommend Gel Resolutions because they are very comfortable and they have a 6 month guarantee.
     
  4. Fintft

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    Nike Crosscourt Ballistecs are the closest in terms of feeling fast, while having more support and durability.

    I dunno I use Asics just for walking :) But then again I'm 6'2", 220LBs and love to move aggressively.
     
  5. mrtrinh

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    Through my experience the new feather II are not as durable as the vapors. After 3 Hrs of hitting I already saw wear.
     
  6. Hao2Pro

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    I liked the Lunar Vapors. They felt amazing, but I have to agree with you. They burned out way too fast. I've always like Propulses though.
     
  7. Bobby Jr

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    Find some artificial grass courts to play on and V9s will last you a year.
     
  8. darklore009

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    Also clay too. The lunar vapor 8s last me 9 months. Problem is that trying to keep them clean
     
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    I definately agree with u. It last longer in clay court than hard court, but always the problem is washing part....:cry:
     
  10. gould2000

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    Thanks for the feedback everyone. Much appreciated. I've ordered some CB 4.3 and might order some asics too if the CBs are not comfortable
     
  11. goosala

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    Asics Gel Resolution is light and is still warrantied.
     
  12. Power Player

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    The vapors are the best shoes I have used. I just deal with it, because once you have a shoe that fits perfectly and plays this light, it is tough to switch.
     
  13. gould2000

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    well, the CB 4.3 were too narrow in the middle of the foot and I felt like my circulation was being cut off. More to come.
     
  14. Power Player

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    I had the same problem. Good news is that they did break in, but it sucked.

    The V9s out of the box fit like gloves, and just continue to feel amazing.
     
  15. parasailing

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    Vapor 9s are GSOAT. You just have to pay to play in this case.
     
  16. dr325i

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    or, get the B7's and play wherever you want and (2 pairs with a free replacement) will last you 8-12 months [better yet, get the ones on sale for $80, and you get two pairs, $47 each!]
     
  17. gould2000

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    I tried the B6s in the past and they were too wide for me. Does addidas make the B7 in various widths?
     
  18. dr325i

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    if B6 were too wide for you, b7 will NOT be good then.
    I found the B6s to be too narrow and B7s just perfect.
     
  19. gould2000

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    Thanks for the info. Saved me some time:)
     

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