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Old 11-26-2008, 07:30 PM   #11
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It's not unusual for lifters to have two sets of shoes, one with a higher heel for snatch and another with a lower heel for clean and jerk.
That is a good point maybe I will eventually end up with two sets of shoes in my collection.

It is generally accepted that Do-Wins have one of the, if not the, highest heel lift. So what shoes have the lowest?
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Old 11-30-2008, 09:39 PM   #12
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I think the shoes by werksan have the lowest heel at like 1.12"
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Old 02-06-2009, 04:04 PM   #13
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Okay I am looking at either the do-win or VS but I am not sure how to order the sizeing. Ny suggertions I have heard a half size up and a half size down

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Old 02-06-2009, 05:12 PM   #14
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Contrary to popular opinion, the 2006, 2008, and even the new 2009 do-win models just about to come out have the same heel height as adidas, werksan, etc. The last do-win shoes that had a slightly higher heel were offered for sale in 2004, and we had them in stock in pretty much all sizes up to 2007, along with the newer lower heel versions.

We still have a very few of them offered for a pretty good discount, but certainly not in all sizes.

If you order do-win shoes from pendlaybarbell.com or muscledriverusa.com, just order your normal size, dont adjust.

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Old 02-06-2009, 07:10 PM   #15
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Okay I am looking at either the do-win or VS but I am not sure how to order the sizeing. Ny suggertions I have heard a half size up and a half size down

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My friend just got a pair of these VS Dynamo shoes and they are SWEET looking, http://www.vsathletics.com/product.p...7b3eb57ef95a43, WFS. They look just like a pair of Vans or ETNIES skate shoes. So you can sport them at the gym without looking like you have a pair of bowling shoes on.

I have a pair of the 2008 model silver Do-Wins. I won’t say they are cheaply constructed because they have held up fine for about 3 months now of 3 to 4 days of use per week. But I will say that they are sloppily constructed, if “sloppily” is a word. The Velcro straps were cut way too long. I can almost wrap the front Velcro strap around the shoe. The back one just kind of touches the ground. The shoe laces are about two feet too long. Not such a big deal because I just bought some shorter ones. But who wants to buy a brand new pair of shoes, and then go buy new laces. The glue is showing in a few places. In general, I guess the best description would be poor craftsmanship.

The dynamos on the other hand look very sharp and seemed to have none of the above mentioned flaws. I am jealous of my friend’s new shoes if you can’t tell by now. We’ll have to see how they hold up after some abuse
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Old 02-06-2009, 07:12 PM   #16
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Contrary to popular opinion, the 2006, 2008, and even the new 2009 do-win models just about to come out have the same heel height as adidas, werksan, etc. The last do-win shoes that had a slightly higher heel were offered for sale in 2004, and we had them in stock in pretty much all sizes up to 2007, along with the newer lower heel versions.

We still have a very few of them offered for a pretty good discount, but certainly not in all sizes.

If you order do-win shoes from pendlaybarbell.com or muscledriverusa.com, just order your normal size, dont adjust.

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Glenn is definitly the guy to talk to regarding these type of questions. Do-wins got a bad rap due to the heel height on the older models. A lot of people, including myself, were confused about this due to old information that is floating around on various forums. Glenn should also be able to help with your sizing questions.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:25 AM   #17
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Okay I am looking at either the do-win or VS but I am not sure how to order the sizeing. Ny suggertions I have heard a half size up and a half size down
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If you order do-win shoes from pendlaybarbell.com or muscledriverusa.com, just order your normal size, dont adjust.
Liam, If you haven't ordered shoes already forget those VS Dynamos I was telling you about. Checkout these dark blue suede I just saw on Pendlay Barbell, http://www.pendlaybarbell.com/blsudosh.html. They are sweet looking and have "Pendlay Barbell" on the strap. I have no idea why Glenn didn't tell you about these!!

I think those are built by the same manufacturer as the VS Dynamos because they do not appear to have the craftsmanship type issues I mentioned in my above thread regarding my Silver Do-wins.
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Old 05-22-2009, 03:33 PM   #18
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I really want those pendlay barbell shoes, but I'm not sure what size to get. I am an 8 to 8.5 in women's running shoes. I'm not sure what size I would be in weightlifting shoes. I'm pretty sure those are men shoes on the site and I don't know what an 8 or 8.5 would be in men's size. Can anyone help me?
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Old 05-22-2009, 04:05 PM   #19
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Milly,

I'd shoot Glenn Pendlay and email either look up his email through google or PM him through this site. He's more than happy to help you out.
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I'd shoot Glenn Pendlay and email either look up his email through google or PM him through this site. He's more than happy to help you out.
I just emailed him.
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