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I just received my first two pairs of Common Projects in the mail yesterday - both Achilles lows, one white, and one suede. Workmanship and quality is superb, of course, and the leather feels (and smells!) fantastic.

Now I'm just wondering how they'll last as time goes on. I know everyone likes dirty white Achilles, but someone I can't bring myself to take them outside and watch them dirty up.:confused:

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I just received my first two pairs of Common Projects in the mail yesterday - both Achilles lows, one white, and one suede. Workmanship and quality is superb, of course, and the leather feels (and smells!) fantastic.

Now I'm just wondering how they'll last as time goes on. I know everyone likes dirty white Achilles, but someone I can't bring myself to take them outside and watch them dirty up.:confused:

CP's are some seriously high quality shoes. Based on my personal experience they last really well. Best thing you can do is give the suede pair a scotch guard before you wear them, and every so often give the leather pair a clean!

enjoy!

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CP's are some seriously high quality shoes. Based on my personal experience they last really well. Best thing you can do is give the suede pair a scotch guard before you wear them, and every so often give the leather pair a clean!

enjoy!

Thanks!

I know this might seem like a really stupid question, but how do you guys put your feet into your shoes? I've found that with all the lower-quality shoes that I've worn in the past, the top part of the heel always starts wearing and breaking down after a while since I'm pressing down upon it trying to get the heel of my feet in. :o

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Thanks!

I know this might seem like a really stupid question, but how do you guys put your feet into your shoes? I've found that with all the lower-quality shoes that I've worn in the past, the top part of the heel always starts wearing and breaking down after a while since I'm pressing down upon it trying to get the heel of my feet in. :o

haha maybe just undo the laces and put your foot in normally????

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Yeah, I suppose undoing my laces and loosening it up is probably the best option. I don't want to coddle my sneakers or anything (I mean, they're sneakers), but at the same time, I'd like to avoid any unnecessary wear on them.

Sorry, I know that was a dumb question, hah.

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im not sure if anyone is interested in selling since I haven't seen them in the marketplace but im looking for:

white achilles low &

black training boots

size 44

for a decent price. please pm me, money on hand.

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Has anyone ever tried to scratch off those gold numbers on the side? I'm considering a pair in grey canvas but I find the gold stamp thing kind of stupid looking. I'm guessing it would be easy enough just to scratch it off?

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never tried but yeah, you could probably lightly scratch it off or maybe use nail polish remover or something. the numbers wear off pretty quickly, anyway.

edit: read you want canvas and not leather. that would be alot harder i imagine.

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never tried but yeah, you could probably lightly scratch it off or maybe use nail polish remover or something. the numbers wear off pretty quickly, anyway.

edit: read you want canvas and not leather. that would be alot harder i imagine.

I got the canvas boots from spring 2010 and the letters wear off more quickly in comparism to my leather training boots

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So if I'm a size 10.5-11 US, should I get a size 43 or 44 in the low achilles? And I heard they stretch a considerable amount in the width. Is this true?

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I wear a 10.5 and go with a 43 in CP's. I tried sizing up to a 44 and there was too much room in the toebox. Both sizes were way too narrow for me, but the shoes stretch after a while so it wasn't too horrible.

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i'd personally go with a 44, unless you have narrow feet. i have them in 43's and used to be a US 10, but have now grown to a US 11-11.5 and they are way too snug (although still wearable).

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I tried on a 43 today and it was really snug but the length was fine. Anyone know if it'll stretch a lot in the width?

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they will definitely give a little, but not a huge amount (the sole prevents it from stretching too much obviously). if its still too tight you can take them to a cobbler and they will be able to stretch them out. or, get a size up and put an insole in them.

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Need bball lo white in size 42 so if you have a pair to sell, i am here ^^

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Any ideas of an online store that has women sizes?

Ssense had some (they restocked the men's section, but not the women's), but i missed out on some Achilles on sales cause my gf was too slow to go try a pair on and figure her size and now she wants a pair....

did manage to get some tournament low for $80 (and they still have a few sizes if interested)

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x-post from small questions

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anybody know where I can still get these in a 40?

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If anyone wants a pair of common projects 1828's pm me. Looking for $125+shipping, and they have been used 1x.

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How does the gold stamping work? I know that the middle number is the side but what does the rest of the code mean?

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selling my common projects court low white size 42 .. more info by clicking my sig ..

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How does the gold stamping work? I know that the middle number is the side but what does the rest of the code mean?
Mine are like this:

White Achilles Low: 1528 42 0506

White Achilles Mid: 1529 42 0506

Grey Achilles Low: 1528 42 7543

So I'm guessing it's MODEL SIZE COLOUR.

btw, thinking of selling my Grey Achilles Lows, may put up in my thread soon. V. good condition

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