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xurusaibobx

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DEXTERS ANYBODY
« on: August 12, 2003, 03:44:15 AM »
Most of todays bowlers use Dexters but whY?
i been using them a long time!
but they suck! i have 3 pairs over 2 years! all SST 5 or 6...plus iam a lefty so only 2 pairs out of the 5-6 colors they have are in left! WhATS UP WITh THAT!
wells..i just got a new pair about 5 months ago and their aready falling apart on me! iam not very happy with this but dexters wont do anything about them! THE NUMBER 1 problem with dexters! the vecro DyeS after 5 months! i know that for a fact!
DEXTERS PLEASE StEP up TO THE PLATE AND START DOING YOUR JOB!
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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2003, 07:10:40 PM »
abs's have been much better for me. the velcro lasts much longer on the sole and heal and plus there are more variations. it may be costlier but its worth it.
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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2003, 07:23:11 PM »
Im fed up with dexter and their choices for left handed bowlers so i decided to get me a pair of ABS shoes from buddies some time this week. hopefully ill like them.

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2003, 08:01:37 PM »
Hmmm,

I've never tried any Dexters before,I heard several
diff' things about em,"Good and Bad".

Have you tried any Linds?

I still have my origanal pair of UGLY Royal light blue 11 1/2EE
extra widee and they still perform to this day!

I'll be fair,they have lots of rubs on the color and its 40+% gone,BUT
if you dont care how ugly a shoe gets as long as it works with your bowling.

BTW,I bought these in 1987!!

I just bought two back up pairs of these Linds on eBay.

Another pair of Royal Light Blue(RH)EE and a Dark Green
w/Black (LH)EE pair!!


Well you decide what you wanna do,if you wanna a shoe
that will last a long time,try a linds.If not I hope
a BETTER DEXTER is made for you.

Nuff Typed

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mumzie

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2003, 08:15:31 PM »
My dexters have lasted 4 years-
and I bet I put more games on my shoes than most people...

Linds also wear like iron.

I don't know why some people go through dexters so quickly!
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mumzie

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2003, 08:15:31 PM »
My dexters have lasted 4 years-
and I bet I put more games on my shoes than most people...

Linds also wear like iron.

I don't know why some people go through dexters so quickly!
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TyLytle

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2003, 08:18:32 PM »
mine are 1 year old and still look like new. And I bowl alot. almost everyday.

Ty

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2003, 08:59:16 PM »
I buy a custom made sole and heels made by a pro-shop in MN. he advertises in the back of BTM.

the soles are thicker and more durable. I find his adjustment easier. especially jumping from dexters 8 to to. when 8 sticks a little 10 is like skating on Ice.

there expensive but after using them I would never use dexter sole/heels again.

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chun914

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2003, 09:09:56 PM »
quote:
I buy a custom made sole and heels made by a pro-shop in MN. he advertises in the back of BTM.

the soles are thicker and more durable. I find his adjustment easier. especially jumping from dexters 8 to to. when 8 sticks a little 10 is like skating on Ice.

there expensive but after using them I would never use dexter sole/heels again.

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can you give me more details about those custom made heel/sole ?

omegabowler

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2003, 09:32:01 PM »


I could email pics to someone if they want them just IM me your emails.

It's hard to explain them. nothing odd or anything like that. Just pics are worth a tousand words. I hate typing.


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omegabowler

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2003, 11:11:40 PM »
Sent pics to all that have im me at BBR since 10:00 cst.

If anyone else wants to see pics just send me an email at joecaps@comcast.net
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lane1lefty

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2003, 11:28:45 PM »
I have sst 5's, but i'm fixing to buy ABS. I think the sissy stone/ivory shoes are hurtin my game, bring on the black roos!

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2003, 10:21:06 AM »
Slightly off-topic, but...

Any info on easing of the Dexter bowling shoe production backlog?
Looking for new SST4 Esquire (12/RH), and the on-line outlets that I've used and are comfortable with (bowling.com, bowlersparadise.com) remain out of stock.  May have to go with the SST5 Black/Gold.

(Apologies to Buddie's Pro Shop...have read all the rave reviews as to service, but have to be a least slightly skeptical when they are the only site that's shows availability.  Maybe they have a connection somewhere...Link to Fave Movie Line thread - Gekko to Bud Fox in Wall Street: "I guess your father's not a union rep at that company...The most valuable commodity I know of is information.  Wouldn't you agree on that?")

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2003, 10:29:35 AM »
nycatl...why be skeptical of Buddies?  Ever think that they bought a bunch in a shoe package and haven't unloaded them yet?  I would give them a call and talk to Chris, Bill, etc. before I make a judgement.  Maybe their site isn't correct...be they are human like the rest of us.  Check the facts before you make an comment as you did.

nycatl

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Re: DEXTERS ANYBODY
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2003, 12:08:16 PM »
Goof,

Agreed...and certainly I will take the time to contact one of the gentlemen you referred.  Maybe its the ex-New Yorker in me.

That being said, I tried not to make it a slap at Buddies, because, as I said, I've heard nothing but great things.