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Post by zeroman13 » 06 Aug 2010 18:10

Thanks.
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Post by F[uns]tylin' Eclectic » 06 Aug 2010 19:15

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Post by jtm94 » 04 Sep 2010 17:07

First off, I don't have sick hacking shoes like everyone else, but I don't think it should be stereotypical of a true footbagger to have to have certain shoes. These are merely what I use because they're what I have.
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These are the shoes I learned with because they seemed perfect compared to all of my other shoes.
The sack on the left is the one I learned with but I always had a hard time with it until recently and now it's a favorite.
The sack on the right is one of my self-made 6 panel denim footbags.
Pros: Nice sized toe box.
Amazing for toe stalls, after hacking with these for so long the toes are indented and it just cradles a stall so well.
I like the transition between the toe box and the laces because I can play off the laces really well.
Cons: The inside of these shoes has started to break in and bulge out making inside stalls very difficult.
The inside plays ok, but because of this I now have a strong preference to play off of my toes.
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These are some old shoes that after getting into footbag I realized they weren't built too bad.
Pros: Plays off of the laces nicely.
The inside is really well shaped making inner stalls much easier.(one shoe is bent because it was under something)
The outside is even well shaped opening up this side of the shoe as well.
Cons: Smaller toe box than I would like, I may try to mod them because I barely wear these.
These shoes give any footbag a lot of pop making it harder to control.

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Post by F[uns]tylin' Eclectic » 07 Sep 2010 03:55

Alright, Magus.
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Post by Asmus » 07 Sep 2010 23:20

Hey jtm94

The shoes you use are not really that good for footbag (definitely useable though). You should really get a pair of Rod Lavers or Quantums.
Also I would suggest you get a Mr. Sandbag from www.fourkast.com or www.freedomfootbags.com
Both of these investments will help your game alot I can assure you.

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Post by RipWalker » 08 Sep 2010 05:00

Uh oh... there goes this thread.
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Post by F[uns]tylin' Eclectic » 08 Sep 2010 12:28

hahaha my thoughts exactly Mark. I don't understand why you even need lavers. I can footbag just fine in my skater shoes :P
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Post by will_T » 08 Sep 2010 20:22

f that i footbag in actual SKATES!

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Post by DimitriFrazao » 24 Sep 2010 09:06

Just got them for $12 on ebay.
It's second hand, but in perfect condition.
I love ebay...
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Post by F[uns]tylin' Eclectic » 24 Sep 2010 10:49

Whoa man, those Burgundy Lavers are fly as hell. Good find!

Had these for a while but haven't posted pics or modded them til recently.

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Post by F[uns]tylin' Eclectic » 25 Sep 2010 21:05

Ewww Kurt
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Post by The Rhino » 07 Jun 2011 12:34

DimitriFrazao wrote:Just got them for $12 on ebay.
hawwwww.... such a good find.

and I'm about 2 years too late to have a significant reply.

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Post by Catopillar » 09 Jul 2011 14:28

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Rit dyed purple. I just filled sink with hot tap water and a kettle full of boiling water and mixed dye in. Put the shoes in and weighted them down for about an hour.

I think if you boil them the whole time the color will come out better but i didn't want them to shrink.
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Post by landon palmer » 09 Jul 2011 14:50

^thats dope^ i wanna do that now

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Post by WyrmFyre » 09 Jul 2011 16:16

Before i do this, i have to ask, how did the sink turn out.

my girlfriend would kick.... my.... ass if i dyed the sink red
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Post by mc » 09 Jul 2011 17:10

those dyed lavers look sweet.

Here are my green and white twill lavers, the next pair that I'll use for freestyle. I have been wearing them on and off for a year or two now. They are my most comfortable shoes.

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Post by Catopillar » 09 Jul 2011 17:29

WyrmFyre wrote:Before i do this, i have to ask, how did the sink turn out.

my girlfriend would kick.... my.... ass if i dyed the sink red
Had a plastic bin in the sink that I did it in. The sink was purple from some spilling out but it came out right away with bleach.
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Post by Toothpasting » 20 Feb 2012 15:47

I'm going provide another addition to this thread.

I personally play in Nucleus shoes, (not bad, very lightweight, bad clipper.) but I told my friend, John Grain, who also uses this forum under the username "Equallymove," to buy Rod Lavers because they're better.

He bought a new and pretty unique color combo. They came in his mail today, and I told him to come right over so I could lace them for him. After I laced them, I tried them out, and just trying them on and kicking for a little bit made me feel amazing. These shoes are great, they'd be perfect with some Spenco Cross Trainer insoles. Just playing in them inspired me to hop in my Nucleus shoes and beat my record for consecutive kicks on my first try. Some people think the Lavers don't help with much, I'm going to disagree and say that they help a lot, although they aren't required to be a Footbagger.

I'm going to ditch my Nucleus, though I like them, and get some black Lavers. I'll most likely be charitable and give my Nucleus shoes to my other friend who initially started Footbagging with me.Here's a picture of his Rod Lavers in comparison to my Nucleus.

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Here's the original link to the picture: http://imgur.com/shuIG

He is going to mod them this weekend, I'll most likely help.

There's my post.

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