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Buzzhead

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OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« on: January 20, 2009, 01:51:52 PM »
there is NO comparison whatsoever.

Tour ultras comfy, light and the same width as the SST8s,

I will never buy another pr of dexters.

solid at the line.. never once misstepped....

I will be in the market shortly for a NEW pr of ULTRAS

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2009, 12:13:14 AM »
ive been a fan of dexter for a while but i got the 8s and am not really happy i ordered the tour ultras last week and just got them a few days ago cant wait to try them. i got the silver they look good and seem to be very well made. any imput on sole combos?

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2009, 08:01:02 PM »
I was a DEVOTED dexter guy, 3 pr of SST5's, a pr of SST6's, and the 8's that I had so much trouble with, NO MORE.

I actually was worried about the width so I held them against one another and guess what....... they are the SAME.

I WILL be buying a New pair soon.... Nuttin wrong with the ones I got, I will put them up for backup.....

As soon as the replacements come in they are being shipped to my mate Rich in aussyland...... I want abosultely nothing to do with them, mostly because of the customer service.. or lack thereof...
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Buzzhead

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2009, 12:44:47 PM »
Finally got the call tag to send them back...... Thank GOD!

tour ultras here I come.

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2009, 12:46:33 PM »
I wish I could try them...But they don't make 10.5 wide.  

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2009, 12:51:30 PM »
Buzzhead, curious as to what the problem was with the SST8's. What it a sizing issue or something else. And if it was a sizing issue, how come you could not simply return them to where you bought them?
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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2009, 12:58:32 PM »
Tour Ultras, most comfortable bowling shoe. Ever.
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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2009, 01:04:26 PM »
I guess i'm in the minority as I really like my SST8's, in fact if I had to choose i'd pick them over the Tour Ultras, I had the Tour Ultras before my SST 8's. I just like the SST 8's better, they have a few perks and are built very well, and the fact is its shoes, not everyone has the same preference and I enjoy how the 8's fit my feet better than my TU's ever did.
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Buzzhead

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #23 on: January 30, 2009, 02:01:43 PM »
they sat up higher on the heel, if you turned them over and looked at th shoe from the bottom, the front seemed to go off in a weird angle compared to any other shoe I have seen.... my feet have not been in them in over a week and I am still tender at my toe joint from them. And I had none of these issues until I bought them..
I am on the verge of getting it checked out by a dr.

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its exaggerated but thats how they look from the bottoms.


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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #24 on: January 30, 2009, 02:22:37 PM »
WOW! An offset shoe!

I loved the feel of the Tour Ultras but I hated my slide choices being slide a mile or stop on a dime. That shoe was just to flat for my taste, felt good though!
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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #25 on: January 30, 2009, 08:44:36 PM »
pop_1, if you have wide feet give the tour ultra's a try anyway. i wear 10 1/2 EEEE in my new balance 622's and the tour ultra's fit just fine. i bought 10 1/2's in the tour ultra's and they fit fine. the kangarooo leather is very soft and supple and will stretch as you wear them------when i tie my shoes the eyelets almost touch.

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #26 on: January 30, 2009, 09:01:19 PM »
Black and Gold SST5's, had em since xmas 2002 and still work great..they're a bit tattered in the sole area though..I like to think they're just getting broke in
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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #27 on: January 31, 2009, 12:52:57 AM »
the only thing i dont like about my sst8's is the felt slides and i burned out the traction sole at the toe i know its my own fault but the felt soles are a little slippery at first so it took little while to get use to.

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2009, 11:01:06 AM »
yeah im thinkn the raised heel on the dexter is whats been give'n me slide problems for the past few years.... foot is turned more side-ways at the line.  on bad slides its all the to the side.. :-<   even find my self on my tippy toes also....   WTF.  im gone try some tour ultra/dynaroo's

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2009, 11:11:06 AM »
I had Tour Ultras and while they were comfortable, the slide options sucked for me. I would either slide too much or not enough. I got some SST8's before the start of this season and my slide is now so much better and they feel just as comfy as the Tour Ultras to me. I've had the same slide sole on from the beginning and it still looks pretty new even after bowling 3 nights a week plus at least one day of practice. I'm also much more stable at the line with the SST8's. I guess different strokes for different folks though. I've had the SST 5's before too and every Dexter I've ever had has held up very well for me. I like to think that I take pretty good care of my shoes though.

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Re: OMFG!!!!!!!! dexter vs tour ultras
« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2009, 11:20:42 AM »
I had the same problem thats why I have my pair of Ultra's just sitting in the closet. They actually ruined my foot work for a whole summer of bowling. Then I "fixed" my footwork by planting, which was horrible on my knee. Then bought a pair of Dexter's and within a couple weeks my footwork was vastly improved. Was thinking about bringing the tour ultra's back out to see how they would work with a Dexter slide on them since they were much more comfortable.


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WOW! An offset shoe!

I loved the feel of the Tour Ultras but I hated my slide choices being slide a mile or stop on a dime. That shoe was just to flat for my taste, felt good though!
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