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#1 User is offline   Tyger 

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Posted 23 November 2010 - 03:13 PM



I know that I make it sound like large companies never touched paintball, but I know that's not true. Case in point, I hauled out of storage an old pair of VANS paintball cleats.

They're more "boots" than cleats, so I call 'em boots. They were marketed direct from Warped Sports, and ran about $80 - $100 as I recall it. They were really the only shoe marketed directly at paintball outside of the "Diggers" cleats that were around at the same time. Well Mantis did one too, and there's a golf show out there now, but you get the idea.

They never really took off, but I still have my pair of battle worn clod-hoppers. They're really heavy for paintball in arenas, but they're not bad boots.

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Posted 23 November 2010 - 03:22 PM

I like the looks of them!

edit: and Avalanche? like the pro team? or just a series?

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Posted 23 November 2010 - 03:25 PM

View PostStoked, on 23 November 2010 - 04:22 PM, said:

edit: and Avalanche? like the pro team? or just a series?

As in the pro team Avalanche. I'll add a notation to the vid on that.
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 09:44 AM

Good Gravey! You are truely the first person I have ever seen to have a pair of those!

I mean I remember them being on the market...but no one ever bought them.

Wow.

Um, yeah.
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 10:21 AM

Paintball pet peeve #1. Forgetting to pack PB boots for an event. I always remember everything else.
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 11:21 PM

My cousin has a pair of those somewhere. He was a huge Avalanche fan. And he was the only person I can think of that ever bought a pair.
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