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Discussion: Boombah Turf shoes

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Oct. 31, 2013
rlspls1974
Men's 60
47 posts
Boombah Turf shoes
Looking for opinions on Boombah's turf shoes.
Currently wear Boombah RESISTANCE TRAIL.
Good traction but tough on the feet after a couple of games.
Oct. 31, 2013
glovedad
26 posts
If it turfs you are after, I have had great luck with the Mizuno Blast turfs. Have worn them for years and my only complaint is the limited color choices. They really are great shoes and have never hurt my feet.
Oct. 31, 2013
rlspls1974
Men's 60
47 posts
thanks Dad
Oct. 31, 2013
curveball
Men's 65
394 posts
I've worn Reebok Turfs for the past 3 seasons. Love them. Good traction, lasted great length of time, and extremely comfortable. (I have not played a lot of outfield in them, on the dirt 95% of the time.) Have always found them at good prices. Thumbs up!
Oct. 31, 2013
rlspls1974
Men's 60
47 posts
any particular model Curve?
thanks
Nov. 1, 2013
Omar Khayyam
957 posts
I've had a great experience with the Tanel turf shoes. So comfortable that I don't change out of them at a tournament but wear them throughout the day. Our league play is also on artificial turf, so I get about 150 games out of them before I buy another pair. Only one in the last 5 years has actually worn out where threads have loosened on the side. The others just lost their edge a bit, so I wanted sharper turf "spikes". I do wear regular spikes in tournaments when I play on a dirt infield, so I don't have a lot of experience wearing Tanel turf shoes on dirt. A couple of my teammates wear them all the time, and they claim they work well on dirt.
Nov. 1, 2013
Caveman
Men's 50
61 posts
I agree with Omar, Tanel turf are much more comfortable than Boombah, plus more durable. I bought some Boombahs for the 2012 season and after about 80 games they started to fall apart. I bought Tanel's turfs for the 2013 season and wear them only in tournaments, about 80-90 games and they show some cleat wear, but other than that they look as if new. I rotate my shoes out every year, buy a new pair for tournaments and rotate last years tournament shoes for league play. I wear the turf shoes on dirt and have no problems with grip, even on fields that are like cement. I pitch so it is pretty hard on shoes as you are always taking some steps back and setting yourself.
Treacy Elliott
Sacramento Saints 60
Nov. 1, 2013
Paco13
352 posts
Tanel is the way to go. Is the only shoe that I wear a little pricey but worth the extra few dollars. Last longer and are much comfortable than anything else out there. Have used Boombah in the past and ElitE, they are pretty but don't last. I am with Omar I don't have to change shoes in between games. I Play SS with the Flat bellies and OF with big bellies LOL. Good luck.

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Nov. 1, 2013
titanhd
Men's 50
314 posts
BOOMBAH offers a great variety of colors and styles ,but are a terrible shoe for support of your feet. I would not recommend BOOMBAH
Nov. 1, 2013
rlspls1974
Men's 60
47 posts
Thanks for all the input.
Much appreciated.
Nov. 1, 2013
Fabe
Men's 50
202 posts
Think about using inserts if your feet need support...I do and it works well! Aloha, Fabe
Nov. 1, 2013
Bubble Gum
63 posts
I like the Mizuno Turf shoes.

I've heard good talk about New Balance turfs.



Nov. 2, 2013
Jawood
Men's 50
784 posts
I think the Boombah turf shoes are great! Some of the most comfortable shoes I've worn in a long time!
Nov. 2, 2013
mad dog
Men's 60
3919 posts
mizuno blast are a good combo shoe...they have turf and some larger cleats on the bottom....also they are very light.....you do have to go a .5-1 size up,if you have wide feet tho..........

tanel to me are heavier than most cleats and boombah's seem to not last.......
Nov. 2, 2013
HJ
Men's 70
414 posts
A buddy of mine has really bad feet. He bought a pair of New Balance's which come in multiple widths. He sent them to a company I found which then replaced the bottoms with with Bombah bottoms. He is extremely pleased with a solid comfortable well fitting top with a great bottom. Pricey but very effective. I too use inserts with my Mizunos and find they help with plantar fasciitis. The Mizunos do not come in widths but are generally on the wide side.
Nov. 2, 2013
rlspls1974
Men's 60
47 posts
Thanks everyone.
Nov. 4, 2013
VINNY LV
Men's 50
178 posts
Bubblegum, do they make ya run faster ??? Ha ha !!!!
Nov. 5, 2013
yankees02
Men's 50
7 posts
I have been wearing the Mizuno 9 cleat turf shoes for 10 years now and they are like playing with slippers on. They are light and if they get wet they dont get your socks wet . the most comfortable softball shoe I ever wore . Sometimes on baseball savings.net they are on sale for $39 .
Nov. 6, 2013
Ceres
61 posts
I've used Boombah turf shoes for five seasons. I've found them to be extremely comfortable. I play four league Games a week and one tournament game a month between March and the end of November. I've bought two pair in five years and still use the first pair along with the newer pair. For me, they are long lasting.
Nov. 6, 2013
400
Men's 50
74 posts
Currently using the Mizuno's. They are very durable and lately some of the websites have had them as cheap as 39.99. One fault is that they have a horrible insole. I have taken the insole's from my Nike's and used them in the Mizuno's.
Nov. 6, 2013
Dbax
Men's 60
1221 posts
I agree. Mizuno Blast are the best, and a great value.
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