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Post Fri Aug 25, 2006 9:04 am

Hey boys and girls! Do you use any special kind of footwear to play drums? Or maybe you play in socks? Bare feet? Let's discuss:)
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Post Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:53 am

custom black socks ;)
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Post Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:43 pm

i play in socks/bare at home and then what ever I have on when at a gig.
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:21 am

Any kind of shoes I currently wear
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 7:28 am

Ive got a pair of shoes ive worn for yeeears, there like a second pair of feet, i only wear them, apparently Converse shoes are supposed to be good to play in
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 7:29 am

i practice barefoot, play gigs and bands with convers
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 7:50 am

i have some problems playing barefoot, i have a terrible habbit of stomping my left foot. im working on it.
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 8:48 am

Thus far the best shoes I have found for playing drums have been any of the PUMA's that are designed for "driving." Due to their flat sole and light weight, they feel better than playing in regular shoes...but don't feel as uncomfortable as playing without shoes. I can't play barefoot and every pair I have bought thus far, have proven to be fantastic.
Thanks for playing....
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 8:51 am

i found the best shoes that work for me are wrestling shoes. they work great and they almost give you more control then socks. its kinnda a 80's fab but it works
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 9:05 am

chuck taylors baby!! na, really, they are nice to play in. the soles are not too obnoxiously thick. not only that, they are pretty dang affordable.
until the next time...
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 11:44 am

At home i play in socks and at gigs anything but shoes. I only wear trainers
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 2:00 pm

WELL most of the times i wear dressing shoes...cus most of my playing is at church....so u know u have to look good and sound good for the Lord...
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 2:14 pm

For years I had a pair of cheap shoes I bought at walmart one time that my feet were completely comfortable playing in.
I lost one of the shoes being tossed over the top of the crowd at an outside TOOL show several years back.
I tried all kinds of shoes but they all got in my way. From then on most of the time I wear flip flops because they are easy to just toss to the side but I always play bare footed.
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 2:27 pm

I play barefoot most of the time sometimes I wear my chucks.
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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 3:23 pm

Converse shoes are very good to play in, they give your feet freedom to move as if your playing in sox or bare feet, and dont slip on the pedals either
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