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    Favorite socks?

    I am selective about my socks. I have tried them all. My top three would be (assuming they are available right now): 1) ELSO Double Sock System 2) Adidas Hydroshield 3) Solinco Heaven If you can get them, stock up.
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    The gut/poly thread

    I have tested numerous hybrid set-ups over the years. You can use different polys in the crosses to make subtle differences in the feel or spin of a gut/poly hybrid just as you can with gut. At the end of the day - assuming money is no object - the best playing set-up remains VS Touch 16 in the...
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    Adidas Barricade 2021

    BTW FAA and Time are NOT wearing a true SoleCourt Boost. They are custom Adidas shoes on the SCB platform with BOUNCE midsoles instead of the BOOST. Watch this video:
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    Adidas Barricade 2021

    The big flaw in the Barricade 12 IMO is the elastic lacing system and the thin laces. You just cannot get the shoe to cinch down on your foot and wrap itself around it. As a result, while they are a stable shoe. they are a sloppy and unresponsive one. The cushioning is also an issue. Who would...
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    Looking for lined tennis shorts

    LACOSTE makes a number of lined tennis shorts.
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    Nike Court Air Zoom Vapor Pro 2021

    Did you watch this review of the ON Roger Pro? This is his actual shoe he is playing, not the fashion shoe first released (which is a joke).
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    Diadora Speed Blushield 5 AG

    I hear what you are saying, but that is a lot of work to get the GR8s to play up to their standard - heel slippage, thin laces a hassle, painful front foot lacing, etc. I have found at least five shoes as stable and comfortable as the GR8s that do not have these issues. I feel that the Adidas...
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    Hardcourt shoes for Flat Feet?

    Al;ways a good bet for flat feet is the Adidas Barricade. From the looks of this review, that should continue:
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    Adidas Barricade 2021

    Foot Doctor Zach's Teardown is online now:
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    When will we see some shoe inventory again?

    According to LOTTO customer service 7/21/21: "Lotto is not leaving the US market. Currently, like most other manufacturers, we are experiencing supply chain issues. We are expecting to see new inventory soon. Sorry for the inconvenience."
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    No Lotto tennis shoes?

    According to LOTTO customer service 7/21/21: "Lotto is not leaving the US market. Currently, like most other manufacturers, we are experiencing supply chain issues. We are expecting to see new inventory soon. Sorry for the inconvenience."
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    LOTTO Shoes Back in Stock?

    According to LOTTO customer service 7/21/21: "Lotto is not leaving the US market. Currently, like most other manufacturers, we are experiencing supply chain issues. We are expecting to see new inventory soon. Sorry for the inconvenience."
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    Lotto Raptor 2021

    According to LOTTO customer service 7/21/21: "Lotto is not leaving the US market. Currently, like most other manufacturers, we are experiencing supply chain issues. We are expecting to see new inventory soon. Sorry for the inconvenience."
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    Adidas Barricade 2021

    These are out NOW.
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    When will TW get the new Barricade Hardcourt Tennis Shoes?

    Adidas has them on their website for sale now. When do you expect TW to have stock?
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