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Please forgive me if this maddens anyone, but I’ve been debating between the 460v3 and the all black Zigs for Plate (if I’m lucky to find some). However, I wanted to see if any of you out there had both the low 460v3 and the Zigs for comparison (pictures are worth a thousand worths) since I would like to see them side-by-side.

 

Thanks and sorry again.

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My two cents...

If you have the chance, go with the Zigs. They're the most comfortable shoes out there. I can't confirm this next bit but I've been told by MiLB umpires that the V3's have a tendency to tear and fall apart. 

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2 hours ago, sd181612 said:

Please forgive me if this maddens anyone, but I’ve been debating between the 460v3 and the all black Zigs for Plate (if I’m lucky to find some). However, I wanted to see if any of you out there had both the low 460v3 and the Zigs for comparison (pictures are worth a thousand worths) since I would like to see them side-by-side.

 

Thanks and sorry again.

Don't buy plate shoes because of looks.  Safety first. And the New Balance come in wider widths.

 

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1 hour ago, Stk004 said:

If you have the chance, go with the Zigs.

I fully endorse Spence on this one, primarily in rarity factor. The Zigs were an ideal design – light, responsive, and with a really nifty, low profile metatarsal guard. Indeed, their demise wasn’t due to a flaw or deficiency, but because Reebok’s parent company, Adidas, doesn’t understand baseball and doesn’t care about umpires. In fact, Adidas pulled Reebok out of all Team sports and confined its focus on CrossFit.

Ugh. CrossFit?! Really?!

If you have access to a pair of Reebok Zig plate shoes in your size, I say get ‘em. If they don’t suit you – which is why I’ve not owned Reebok myself, as they don’t fit my arches – then you still have NB’s available... at least until 2019 and the inevitable UnderArmour models.

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6 hours ago, MadMax said:

I fully endorse Spence on this one, primarily in rarity factor. The Zigs were an ideal design – light, responsive, and with a really nifty, low profile metatarsal guard. Indeed, their demise wasn’t due to a flaw or deficiency, but because Reebok’s parent company, Adidas, doesn’t understand baseball and doesn’t care about umpires. In fact, Adidas pulled Reebok out of all Team sports and confined its focus on CrossFit.

Ugh. CrossFit?! Really?!

If you have access to a pair of Reebok Zig plate shoes in your size, I say get ‘em. If they don’t suit you – which is why I’ve not owned Reebok myself, as they don’t fit my arches – then you still have NB’s available... at least until 2019 and the inevitable UnderArmour models.

I wonder how those will look...

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8 hours ago, MadMax said:

..... and confined its focus on CrossFit.

Ugh. CrossFit?! Really?!

 

What's the first rule of Fight Club?  NEVER talk about fight club!

What's the first rule of Crossfit? NEVER shut the F*#K up about Crossfit!

 

Hahahaha.  You're welcome.

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I have both the V3s as well as an older pair of the all black Zigs that I use for mud games.

If I remember to do so, I'll try and get a photo for you by this weekend.

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5 hours ago, BT_Blue said:

I have both the V3s as well as an older pair of the all black Zigs that I use for mud games.

If I remember to do so, I'll try and get a photo for you by this weekend.

Thank you!!!

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I've got both, but use the Zigs sparingly. I don't care for the soles, as they clog with dirt and mud. Both are fairly comfortable, and protect as well as any plastic toes shoes can.

I don't think latest NB are that good looking. Neither are as classy as a well polished +POS low top. But one +POS weighs as much as a pair of either, so.........

 

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