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RKEP EX3 triple density socks review

Discussion in 'Clothing & Footwear' started by visor, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. Mark A

    Mark A Regular Member

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    Inside-out puts the seams on the outside (and my OCD prefers it that way).
     
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    First session in... weirdest feeling. As an earlier post said, it's like having the world's piley-est carpet inside one's shoes. It made the shoe feel slightly loose, but there was no problem with traction as such. I'll keep an eye on this, but I expect it to calm down once the fluff is flattened.

    Happily, the open-weave areas did keep me foot noticeably cooler over the entire session, and the sock doesn't get as wet (if you catch my drift) as the denser Karakals.

    I got two pairs, but I'll stick with one to properly break them in.
     
  3. Mark A

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    Second session on the same pair, and much better. The pile seems to have been smashed down now (192 lb and narrow feet will do that). So, I'm left with a cheaper, better fitting and more breatheable Karakal. Win win:).
     
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    ^^ Yep my experience exactly. Now it's a matter of seeing how long this cushiony feeling will last. Mine are doing quite well after a dozen or so sessions.
     
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    according to the picture you've posted, it looks similar to the addidas i bought from costco. however, RKEP socks seems to be a bit thicker all around which is good for me since i've noticed that my addidas socks are coming loose and developing holes :( when my addidas are worn, then i'll think about buying the RKEP and giving them a try. thank you for the review. i should have included a disclaimer like yours when i wrote the review for their G09 grip!!!
     
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    I've seen those ones at Costco... this one is way way better, thicker and cheaper to boot!
     
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    alright, sold! i'll go ahead and order them as soon as my current addidas are worn out...another excuse to play more badminton :)
     
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    I bought Costco socks too :p. I think they were Champions. As soon as they wear out...I'll try some of these RKEP socks.
     
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    Post back a review when you try em. But be warned they'll feel weird the first few times as mentioned in the OP. . :p
     
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    Once I hear back from Eric re availability of NR800 & MSJJS I'll let you know and we can order a bunch of these socks too. :)
     
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    definitely, i'm excited again, yay!

    do we have to get individual price quotes for each Victor racket or can we get like a catalog emailed to us or something?
     
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    I don't order enoug rackets to need the catalogue but I seem to remember someone mentioning they got one from Eric as they order frequently.
     
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    Are there any special washing instructions like no softener?
     
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    I don't think it matters. It's not drifit or such... it's just like regular socks with cotton and spandex etc.
     
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    I asked for a catalogue just so I could peruse through it (who wouldn't want to take a look at all the rackets they have?)... he won't give it to me, lol. Does it cost money to email a PDF or something? :confused:
     
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    Nice socks. Comfy. Size M was a good fit. I'll probably get some more when my other socks gets worn out.
     
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    Eric are you planning on getting them in different colours?
    Instead of White/Black maybe in Black/White, Black/Red or White/Red?

    Going to order some soon :)
     
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    YES
    will launch different colors
    also low cut ankle socks
    very soon
     
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    Will the ankle socks be available on eBay or via yourself? Don't want to make a purchase of these socks and find out the ankle ones are available soon.
     

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