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Old 10-12-2013, 01:03 PM   #169
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Originally Posted by Bud View Post
I wore my 8's for the first time today. They feel like typical Barricades with a bit more room in the toe box versus the 6 and 7's. If you don't lace them tightly enough, your foot tends to slide forward. Tighten the laces.

Wider. I think I could have gone down a half-size.
Originally Posted by Bud View Post
I liked the 7's better than my 8's. Too much movement of my foot inside the shoe unless I continually tighten the laces throughout a playing session.
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To add some to my last post:

I added a cushioned insert which helps

Next pair will be a size 10... instead of my usual 10.5
The sliding has stopped and they are now pretty comfortable. IMO, there is a break-in period with these. When I go for my 6-month replacements, I'll request a half-size smaller.

The soles on these seem to wear better than the B7's
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