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DinkALot's Shoe & Insole Review

Discussion in 'Clothing & Footwear' started by DinkAlot, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. fishmilk

    fishmilk Regular Member

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    So it seems like blue is the most comfortable insole for you other than the fact it cuts into the shoe. Any solutions? I know hockey tape has already been tried. Is it possible to remove the edges on the bottom of SFB? Like sanding it off a little? Or maybe use something more durable than hockey tape?
     
  2. DinkAlot

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    There's no ideal all in one insole. It really depends on the shoe and its rigidity. With respect to badminton, if the shoe is soft, you want stiffer insole. If the shoe is stiff, you want a softer, more forgiving insole.

    This is why:

    100-MX is best with Blue. 100-MX is a stiff and rigid shoe, it needs a softer more forgiving insole.

    99-LE is best with Green. 99-LE is soft and flexible, it needs a rigid insole.

    Here's a breakdown:

    Blue: is the most forgiving, softest, thinnest, easiest of the three Super Feet insoles to get used to. Blue unfortunately cuts into the heel of your insole. I'm currently not worrying about the cutting. I want to see how far it will damage my 100-MX...

    Orange: is the thickest and has the most cushioning. It's the second easiest to get used to. Orange unfortunately gets hot so make sure to use it in well ventilated shoes.

    Green: is thick like the orange. It's the stiffest, most rigid of the three insoles.



     
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  3. chickenpoodle

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    i agree fully with dink's report regarding the superfeet blue and green!

    the damage will get quite severe.
    it'll cut straight through the grey "weaved" layer under the insole, and under it will reveal a cloth like layer. under that is a very stiff white surface. mines has not cut through that layer yet, however it is causing the material on the surrounding areas to peel away.

    here are photos i had from a short while back, of the pair with the most damage so far.

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    ermm my i know what are the insoles sold?

    have a website?
     
  5. DinkAlot

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  6. Burger_King

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    dinkalot you should try these shoes i found them quite good and really comfortable, there my shoes i use right now at the time. I found them better then SHB-99mx, the shoes are ashaway amps 301.

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  7. cooler

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    how is it better, price, fit, durability, lightness?
     
  8. Burger_King

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    It is better price wise, better fit, better durability, it is a bit heavier tho.
     
  9. Pete LSD

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    Any review on Burger King burgers :D:p:D;)?

     
  10. Burger_King

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    why yes a matter of fact the reason my name is burger king is because my friend saw the butt cap on the buttom of my racket and said" you have a burger king racket and it was acually a black knight racket".
     
  11. Burger_King

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    Its kinda lame but ya, thats all i could think about when i made this account.
     
  12. cooler

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    where do u play or train burger king?
     
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    I play drop in at the briar hill place and i take lessons with kelly at the u of c and take lesson with greg bury at the elite one and two lessons. Have play other places as well.
     
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    wooo i know keith chans mom ytou must live in calgary. She plays at the briar hill place.
     
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    i haven't played wif keith's mom for over 10 years now:D hmm, i should check where's briar hill. I heard of MRC elite classes. I didnt know that u of c give lessons.

    Tues, Wed, Thurs, Friday
    (9:30am to 12:00pm)
    Unfortunately, i have to work in those time slots:(
     
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  16. Burger_King

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    yep that the ones
     
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    but it only from 9:30am to 12:00am
     
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    Mr Panda,
    in your opinion, how would indoor soccer shoes perform on the badminton court? I am currently using some Nike ones that have great grip and are light but I have severely twisted my ankle once using them and really want to avoid having that happen again. I have never used real badminton shoes and so do not know from personal experience whether they would be much better in that regard. I was hoping you or maybe someone else could answer that question.
     
  19. DinkAlot

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    Indoor soccer shoes (ISS) are marginal relative to badminton shoes. ISS do not have adequate stability nor support for badminton.

    However, there are at times exceptions to the rule (surprise!). If you have excellent footwork, any shoe can be used. I play with/against a person named "Super Underhand" and he's a soccer lover; he used to wear ISS to play badminton. His footwork is effortless and he had absolutely no problems transitioning with ISS.

    I asked Super Underhand to compare ISS vs. badminton shoes and he said badminton shoes were much better than his ISS for...badminton.

    FYI he wore older white Nike Air Zoom Brazilian IC (similar to below) but now wears Yonex SHB-41.

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  20. Qu3sT10nMaRk

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    do u have any suggestions on something that help my ankles from get twisted as much?(insoles)
     

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