post your shoes before the shoe warranty claim

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  1. banter

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    Bryoon, it would.
     
  2. max pl

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    yeh those are most definitely skate shoes as i used to be pretty big into the nike sb scene.
     
  3. AtlTennisGirl

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    Am I there yet? Prince T22

    I'm 5 months into the 6 month warranty. What do you think? Am I there yet? Do you think I should be there by the deadline? I'm playing about 10 hours a week. Combo of matches, drills and lessons. On both hard and clay.

    Thanks

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  4. ramos77

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    wow, some of you guys must play on sand paper...

    :)
     
  5. AtlTennisGirl

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    LOL...that's funny.
     
  6. PhotoBlue

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    Can't see your pic...
     
  7. AtlTennisGirl

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    REPOST: Am I there yet? Prince T22

    REPOST because pic disappeared. :-?

    I'm 5 months into the 6 month warranty. What do you think? Am I there yet? Do you think I should be there by the deadline? I'm playing about 10 hours a week. Combo of matches, drills and lessons. On both hard and clay.

    Thanks

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  9. PhotoBlue

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    @AtlTennisGirl, There are no holes that I can see, so there is a possibility you might not get it, that being said, I do not know how strict prince is in terms of granting warranties
     
  10. AtlTennisGirl

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    They say they will replace if you have worn through the outsole to the midsole. I really don't know what the "midsole" is. :-?
     
  11. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    I don't think you can get a new pair until you start seeing some toes.

    Doesn't look like you're far from seeing toes though, just rub one of the shoes on sandpaper until you see some toes. :)
     
  12. kimguroo

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    Go back to the first page and you might able to see many pictures of shoes which exposed midsole. Outsole is rubber and midsoles are usually form.
     
  13. AtlTennisGirl

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    Thanks everyone for the feedback.

    I want to wear them for another month, but they are already kinda slick. I had my first slip last Friday. And I slipped twice in today's match. :(

    Maybe I'll use @Say Chi Sin Lo's idea and get some sandpaper. Hee, hee.
     
  14. PhotoBlue

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    They can't tell when you use sandpaper lol
     
  15. AtlTennisGirl

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    I've already ordered a new pair. I'll have them by Tuesday. :)

    I guess I'll just start walking around in these for the next month.
     
  16. PhotoBlue

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    What kind of shoes?
     
  17. AtlTennisGirl

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    Prince T22 Orange/White. They just feel so good to me. I'm hoping the replacement thing works out though. If it doesn't it might be my last pair.

    Or is replacing shoes every 6 months common?
     
  18. chrisberchris

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    I don't see a lot of cb 3.3's in this thread. People not wearing them, or just not wearing out? My warranty is about up on mine, and the heal on my right shoe is worn all the way through and showing white, but the front has some life left. With the heal worn through, is it sendable?
     
  19. SlowTiger

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    Same. The heals on my 3.3 is wearing out a lot worse then the toes of the 3.3
     
  20. Bryoon

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    How many people were successful with getting an upgrade from their current shoe to the new model. For example people who got the upgrade from the Propulse 2 to the Propulse 3 even though they had your original shoe in stock? I just got off the phone with a customer rep and they said that they would charge me the price difference. Has anyone ever got charged the price difference when they upgraded?
     
  21. rdis10093

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    I have never got a newer model than the shoe I sent in.
     
  22. Bryoon

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    The only reason I ask is that there have been people in this thread that have gotten the upgrade for free (Propulse 2 to 3, B6-B7). In my case, I have the All Court 4's and I was trying to get an upgrade to the 5's.
     
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    yeah, best of luck then
     
  24. netguy

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    TW didn't charge me for the price difference when I upgraded from GR3 to GR4.
    On top of that I got my GR4 in 4 days.
     
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    Did you include a note asking for the upgrade or did they do it without asking?
     
  26. netguy

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    ^^^

    The upgrade to GR4 was a must. They were out of GR3 on my size.
     
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    ^yes, but there still look very wearable so I'd keep going closer to 6 months.

    BTW, I always put holes in the outside of both heels on CBs first too, then the inner forefoot of my left.
     
  29. himynameisminh

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    Are these good to go? Only a week and a half left until 6 months.

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  30. sports4eva115

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    ^^^^^ wow, how're u guys wrecking the back of your shoes so badly?? do you drag your feet a lot when you walk?
    all my shoes wear out at this area... this is around 2 and a half months in, just have to get through the white part [​IMG]
     
  31. NJ1

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    Yes they are.

    sportseva115- it's very common to wear the outside of the heel, it's not from dragging it's landing and pushing off I believe. I also wear the inside forefront like you and the toe.
     
  32. Maroon_Tenniskid

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    wow, those look almost identical to mine! I wore through more white than that though... you're still on outsole, not midsole haha. it took me another month from there.
     
  33. loosegroove

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    It's actually from how people's feet naturally align. Some people's are neutral, others supinate or pronate. If they supinate, meaning your outside heel touches down first when you walk/run, then you'll wear shoes out like that. My buddy's feet supinate, so all his shoes are worn out on the outside heel. I've put on a pair and the things feel weird because they are so lopsided from the uneven wear.
     
  34. sports4eva115

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    ahh I see... I didnt realize that people differ in their movements so much, thanks for letting me know!
    as for the durability, I know I got maybe a month to go, but I wore out the dragon2x area already... theres a hole there now, and I'm afraid if I keep dragging i'll end up burning my socks lol
     
  35. SlowTiger

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    Are all these cb 3.3 from the 50 40 30 FB promotion? Are you guys sending it back to TW or nike?
     
  36. Sveinsson

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    The thing I don't get is how you can destroy a shoe in only 6 months? What kind of courts are you playing on?

    I live in Iceland so for about 9 months a year I play indoors on a very soft cort. It's kinda like a carpet.

    I bought my first pair of tennis shoes in 2009 and I can still play in them. I have five pairs now that I rotate but I don't think one of them is close to the usage I see in some of those pictures.
     
  37. NJ1

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    Outdoor hard courts. I can normally get 3-4 months from CBs before I'm through to the midsole. Those who play more do it even faster. Indoor carpet is great fun, I play that when I'm in Europe over Christmas.
     
  38. Sveinsson

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    These hard courts. Are they like the ones I see at the US Open or are they "harder". We have some outdoor courts here that are like asphalt and others that are like concrete with a carpet over with some "sand like thing" that you can slide on.

    And how many times a week are you playing? I play five times a week. Will take me another 2-3 years to go through my shoes
     
  39. sports4eva115

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    yeah the black/yellow/white 3.3's are probably from the promotion, mine was just from a nike factory store on sale haha
    Sveinsson: for courts, I know what you mean by indoor. when I'm overseas at my home country, the only tennis courts are clay and indoor carpet, and I've been using a pair of cb 2.3's there for more than a year and there hasent been much signs of wear. Whereas here in the US I play on our college courts (similar to US open ones) and they wear out quick. Carpet and clay are much softer so they dont take a toll on the shoes nearly as much
     
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    Thanks for the info. Man I would love to play on a clay court. No clay courts here.
     
  41. bruintennis

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    How about these???
     
  42. ramos77

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    they look fine! :)

    I cannot fathom how you guys can do so much damage to a shoe in such a short period of time.
     
  43. yaumati

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    Here are mine
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  44. Chyeaah

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    Looks self damaged.
     
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    how on the earth you can do that??

    please share your tips since I can't do that in 12 months... (play three or four times a week)
     
  46. chrisberchris

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    All my tennis shoes wear out on the right side of the right heel first, followed by the toes.
     
  47. bruintennis

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    These were actually shoes worn out by my friend who teaches a lot! He probably wore these out in less than 3 months. He's been using B7 and wearing those out in 2 months!
     
  48. sports4eva115

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    just a small update: only a week a half after the white outsole appeared, the midsole is now visible (the grey dotted part). so it doesnt take long after the white part is visible.
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    Normally I would play longer in these rather then sending them in right away, but I already wore a hole through the dragon2x dotted area and it broke one of the lacing straps/ almost went through my socks, so in they go!
     
  49. purge

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    haha im a clay courter. my shoes live on forever :D
     
  50. Chyeaah

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    It looks fine but that little scratch can easily be from a knife grinder. It's consistent except fore that massive scratch on the left side, normally that scratch will go all the way down not have a stop in it.
     

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