Yonex SHT-307 Black/Red/Silver Men's Shoes Customer feedback

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Comments: Wide and comfortable from the start. But one of the sides ripped after 20 times of playing. Bottom still looks great. Never owned tennis shoes ripping on the side. Definitely not "normal wear and tear." Will not buy Yonex shoes again.
From: Jamie, 2/13

Comments: GREAT shoe! I should have bought two pairs! Stable! Comfortable! Fast!
From: Mark, 8/12

Comments: These are excellent shoes! They are very light and soft to play on hard courts!
From: Fabio, 8/12

Comments: I agree with Michelle, buy a 1/2 size bigger than you normally would when ordering. All of my adult life I've worn a size 8 but this one was tight all over. I've recently returned them for an 8.5 and am really hoping that they fit because the cushion and looks were awesome!!!!
From: Joe, 6/12

Comments: Don't buy these shoes because if I say that perhaps they will still be available when I need another pair. Wow - they are great out of the box.They aren't pretty but are extremely comfortably. They have a large toe box, medium arch support and an unusually wide shoe insert. I usually replace the insert with better shoe inserts but these were very comfortable. I have tried them all and these are by far the best. I play 3-4 times a week and used them for 2 weeks and see no problems...
From: Bob, 6/12

Comments: I have feet that are 9 1/2" in length and 3 3/4" in width. That is why even though I'm a woman, I opted to buy the men's shoes. According to the size chart, I should wear men's 6.5, so that's what I ordered originally. They were too tight - too tight all over. I exchanged it with 7.0 and they are perfect! They are like gloves! They are super-light and there is absolutely no need for break-ins. I wore them in a match last night on the har-tru court and my kids thought I was faster on the court. In fact, there were at least 2 shots that I didn't think I could get to, but I did and was able to return shots. I also ordered a pair for my 15-year old son and he loves them. He has feet with 10" in length and 4" in width. I ordered 9.5 since he's still growing. It feels slightly too big for him all around, but he'll grow into it. I highly recommend these shoes.
From: Michelle, 4/12

Comments: If you loved the 304, 305 and could not wear the 306 because they were too narrow, you will love the 307! It has the roomy fit of the 305 in the toes while being snug and supportive in the midfoot and heel. But these are so comfortable they worth absorbing some sneers and stares!
From: Squirrel, 4/12

Comments: These shoes make you look like a Power Ranger and or someone who should be running away from Godzilla. The pictures on line don't quiet do all the silver justice. Are silver and blue shoes more obnoxious than the Yellow or Orange of Addidas and Asics? Only you can decide. All I'm saying is that this product is very competitive in the strange looks department. I think I might take the trouble to spray paint these babies black actually. Overwhelming question: "Are these shoes good enough to warrant looking like an Action Hero from far away country?" Answer: "Yes". These moon boots feature a medium sized toe box (like the Addidas Barricade 5), a soft heal that does give you a springy response, a mid soul rigid shank, and an attached tongue (much like Nike product) that helps the shoe conform to your foot when you're pivoting or sprinting off your toes. I found out of box comfort with these shoes. Further, these shoes feel really light and offer above average traction. I might add that the traction coupled with the springy heal can conspire to make this shoe feel a little sticky on certain cuts or pivots. I think the sticky feel is a good thing but it might pose problems for some with loose knee or ankle joints. Net net: I love these silly looking shoes. I tried on the updated version at a Yonex promotion booth and can report it has a similar feel and fit but with less obnoxious colors and perhaps even less weight. I've have maybe five hours of play on them but so can't report on durability but I feel like they're going to hold up well. All systems go. Great Product!
From: Pete, 3/12

Comments: Amazing shoe. They felt a little tight on the sides for the first week or two, but conformed to my foot nicely and are ridiculously comfortable; they feel extremely supportive. The colors are a little shocking when they arrive, as the silver is rather bright and they have a slight moon-boot look to them, however, once you start wearing them you will be very happy and the look seems to get better (or at least you get used to it).
From: Jason, 2/12

Comments: Great shoe. Good follow up to the 307's. My only complaint is that Yonex should diversify with the cosmetic scheme of their shoes. For instance, they should create a shoe that is the same design as the 304 white...but with green and blue backgrounds. I wish Yonex would expand on the cosmetics of their tennis shoe line collection. Maybe make the claycourt shoe cosmetics with hardcourt soles as optional would be nice.
From: Ron, Anchorage, AK, USA, 03/11

Comments: Nice shoes. I bought these shoes after reading a review about how this shoe offered good cushioning. My first impression when I put these shoes after receiving them was that the arch felt high in contrast to my Asics or Prince and the sole felt slightly thicker and a bit higher off the ground so I questioned how stable they'd be on the court. Shoe fit is true to size. The toe box and width are good for my wide feet. I will note that the tongue of the shoe is attached to a wide elastic strap that wraps around along the inside of the shoe so they may initially feel a bit snug at the start. However, I appreciate this design as the tongue stays put and does not move around. After playing I can say that these shoes offer very good stability and cushioning. They are comfortable and lightweight. While I am not overly keen on their looks, it's more about the comfortable, stability, and wear on the court that really counts. All in all I am pleased with this shoe.
From: Mike, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 12/10

Comments: Have had for three weeks, I play very aggressive and the shoes feel good. I like the extra cushioning and the fit is true to size. I definitely would purchase again.
From: Bill, Springfield, MA, USA, 11/10

Comments: So far so good; It's been two weeks and it has good fit and isn't very heavy. I move well in these shoes. I will see how they perform over time.
From: Subbu, Tumwater, WA, USA, 09/10

Comments: I've worn these shoes since the 305's and they used to be awesome. I bought two pairs and I had the same problem as Debby's son. Both seams came apart on both shoes because they made these with little holes on the side that are defective. I'm trying to send them back, so I'll see what happens. But, I guess its time to switch.
From: Matt, Valencia, CA, USA, 07/10

Comments: I bought the Yonex SHT-307 Nvy/Silver Men 11.5 for my son who played tennis on May 16, 2010 and on June 30, 2010, the seam on the topside of the right shoe broke open while he was walking home from playing tennis. I took a picture of his shoe. Nothing else on the shoe is worn much at all. Help! I paid good money for these shoes and after a month and a half, they have a big hole in them. He is really disappointed as he has had many pairs of Yonex shoes before and this is the first time a pair has not lasted him at least a year. I am surprised too and wondering if this is a defective seam.
Debby, if you read this please give our customer service a call and they can help if it is a defective shoe. - TW Staff -
From: Debby, Conyngham, PA, USA. 07/10

Comments: I bought these shoes about a month ago. I wanted a stylish update to my tennis shoes and I certainly found it. I tried on several other brands at the shop and many of them felt like bricks on my feet. This shoe was comfortable with a beefed-up sole, but not so much to make it bulky and rigid. That said, this shoe is more on the comfort side on the comfort- durability spectrum, but that's just fine with me since I'm light on my feet and tend to go pretty easy on my footwear. If this is the case for you, then I certainly recommend this shoe.
From: Neil, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 06/10

Comments: I have worn the Yonex shoe for some time now and I have a pair of the 307's and I didn't really like them. They changed the fit and the material on the 307's and they just don't work. They are now larger in the toe box area and they went from a leather shoe to some other "new" material. I probably wont go back to their shoes unless they change the fit of the shoe.

Comments: Easily the best shoe I have worn. It combines light weight with high comfort. The fit is snug but not tight and almost has a slipper feel except the support is excellent. Tennis Magazine almost always skips this shoe in reviews but misses a true find. The only downside is durability if you hit the courts hard. But let's be honest, any shoe with 6 month guarantees will clump and clod you around the place until you can't wait to wear a hole that won't come soon enough.
From: Ben, PA, USA. 5/10

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