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Thread: Shoes Durability
05-15-2013, 12:34 AM #18
the most lasting badminton shoes i had lasted for almost 6 months. Now this new one just show sign of damage after 9days (played for like 7 session, 2 hour non stop per session). Anymore suggestion on how to keep the shoes durable? or how to pick a durable one, anyone?
05-15-2013, 01:20 AM #19
05-15-2013, 09:56 AM #20
My Victor ACE9000 only lasted me only about 6 months and now the sole on the left foot is completely worn and torn from all lunging it had to deal with. Though I do practice 4-5 times a week and play 2-3 times a week, So considering how much use they got they lasted quite a while.
05-20-2013, 10:19 PM #21
05-21-2013, 07:28 PM #22
I have a Yonex SHB-F1MX which lasted me 6 months! Quite disappointing really. I play on average around 2-3 times a week, around 2 hours each, mostly doubles.
The overhead ripped off from the soles at the front. =p
I am too looking for shoes that are durable. Any thoughts on APAC footwear?
05-21-2013, 10:38 PM #23
I think it has been known that Yonex shoes are not durable. Apacs performed badly too as according to what my friends said. For durability, go for Asics or Mizuno.
I have yet to try Li Ning, Kawasaki, Kumpoo or maybe Victor...
05-22-2013, 12:53 AM #24
its recommend to change shoe every 3yrs even its good condition from its outlook.
the rubber will lose the optimum functionality to absorb impact after 3 yrs.
if u not so particular on performance based then you could wear until its broken
05-22-2013, 12:55 AM #25
I think hardly there are any shoes that can last 3 years if worn extensively.
05-22-2013, 01:08 AM #26
If you play 2-3 times a week with advance skills, 3-6 months on average.
So, you decide if you want to waste your money on more expensive shoes.
05-31-2013, 01:36 AM #27
Yeah, can confirm what extremenanopowe wrote. It's basically not the sole that makes trouble, it's the cushioning. If I really wanna save some bucks or am not fancy on spending too much money, I can use them for 6 months maybe. Cushioning usually gets less effective way before.
It depends on how you use your shoes though.
06-02-2013, 08:47 AM #28
wow.. my yonex shb i started wear at 2 january i think it will last about end of this month, now i am buying new one.. i need to change for about once every 6 months, how can you guys wear so long ehh.. I play 5 times a week for fun.. about 1.5 - 2 hours per day..
06-02-2013, 08:57 AM #29
06-02-2013, 09:53 AM #30
i play double..
maybe i am too heavy for 74kg running and jumping around..
*maybe also because i play 2 times a week on a hard floor tile court..
other 3 days a week play at wooden court
Last edited by Vodude; 06-02-2013 at 09:56 AM.
06-02-2013, 10:29 AM #31
I wear li-ning hero(ayaf003) for both volleyball and badminton. I've been wearing it since December last year and each of my sessions are like 3 hour each. I play volleyball 3 times a week and badminton once or twice a week. I'm still wondering how can I spoil my shoes.
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