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Acopa
« on: February 05, 2013, 02:01:18 PM »

not to many folks have them 'cause the company is no more.. BUT.. I think the Merlins are the second best shoe  I have worn.

Anyway I just scored a new pair of merlins for $82 on Amazon  NICE  not many sizes left.. get them
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 05:15:01 PM »

How does one size Acopa shoes?  How much below street shoe size if any?
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2013, 05:20:05 PM »

The merlin is unlined so the stretch is about a size down ( 10 for a street 11).. I have some legends and the size didn't change much, same a s street for me.
Remember my feet are pretty beat up and I can't even come close to my old sizes

Sorry I don;t really know about the slippers
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2013, 10:16:14 AM »

How does one size Acopa shoes?  How much below street shoe size if any?

I went with street shoe size with my Merlins and a half a size down on the B3's. One of the saddest days was when they closed the doors on this company  :-[
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2013, 06:14:59 PM »

Grammy- Amazon has 45 for Merlins and legends
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2013, 12:37:24 PM »

Grammy- Amazon has 45 for Merlins and legends

What??? For real?
I only see small sizes and some really large shoes (size 13)
11.5's in the Legends..never owned a pair. Worthwhile purchase John?
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2013, 02:10:25 PM »

I have climbed in them but never owned a pair.. super solid , old school shoe.  They might outlast some crags..For indian creek or the Valley i would say #1
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2013, 02:24:08 PM »

I have climbed in them but never owned a pair.. super solid , old school shoe.  They might outlast some crags..For indian creek or the Valley i would say #1

Interesting....hmmmm...   ;)
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2013, 02:31:06 PM »

And they are WHITE   8)
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Re: Acopa
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2013, 07:58:48 PM »

How are/were the B3's, Grammy?
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« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2013, 09:35:17 AM »

How are/were the B3's, Grammy?

I liked them alot. I did blow through them in a season but was doing a ton of climbing in them. The thing I most remember about the B3's was on Vultures and I never felt so solid on it...feet edged and stuck like glue. I used them 99% of the time and beat on them at Rumney, bouldering and all day trad. They were pretty comfortable considering that I sized them down a half size from my Merlins...maybe a full size now that I think of it. They were a pretty solid product. Bummed that they are no longer being manufactured.
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