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This is awesome and I suppose it could have gone in the youtube thread but quite honestly I think it deserves it's own post.
This is just a few of the reasons I still wear Vans.......
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You're right, that is awesome. Got my 1st pair in the '68.
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thanks 4 posting ! it's good chit man !
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Killer vid, I've been wearing Vans for as long as I can remember, too bad there no longer made in the U.S.A. and the quality went down, but they still rock!
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True, Vans were a little more solid when made in the USA and their soles are pretty fast wearing, but I wouldn't want to wear anything else...
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I remember sending off my order form from Skateboarder and waiting for them to show up in the mailbox. Sadly, I have clown feet now and Vans are too narrow for me. Does anyone know if any of their models is wider than the normal Vans?
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Been wearing them my whole life. TNT 5's are my favorite right now. I've got a pretty wide foot and they fit me well.
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Raul, what are "TNT 5's"? I have Poi Pounders... and am in serious need of a wide shoe... like... today...
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Vans. Never had heard of em back in my day LOL...
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