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NRS Kicker Remix
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Pros Good traction, very sensitive, sock-like feel, fun to swim inExtremely versatile, adjustable, excellent balance of support and flexibilityProtective midsole and toe, incredibly sticky rubber, versatileHigh traction, flexible, snug fit, great drainage, stylishComfortable, warm, great traction on wet rock
Cons Slip off feet slighty when walking, uncomfortable in rough terrainNot the stickiest rubber, not the most durableWeak mesh impairs durabilityNot warm, not durableLittle support on rough terrain, no drainage
Bottom Line While not a great all-around shoe, these water shoes have great sensitivity for kayaking and swimming at a very low priceThese comfortable and versatile shoes are excellent in and out of the waterWhile not the most durable, this shoe is crazy sticky and feels great in most conditionsThoughtful design creates a snug but adjustable fit and high performance around water and even around townThese booties provide stellar warmth and comfort while boating
Rating Categories NRS Kicker Remix Astral TR1 Junction Terrex Summer.RDY Voyager Sp... Astral Loyak NRS Paddle Wetshoe
Comfort (25%)
5
9
8
9
7
Traction (25%)
9
7
10
9
9
Warmth (15%)
8
9
8
6
9
Versatility (15%)
3
9
8
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3
Sensitivity (10%)
9
7
6
9
9
Durability (10%)
6
6
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Specs NRS Kicker Remix Astral TR1 Junction Terrex Summer.RDY... Astral Loyak NRS Paddle Wetshoe
Measured Weight (per pair, in lbs) 1.8 lbs 1.6 lbs 1.6 lbs 1.1 lbs 1.9 lbs
Size Tested (US Men's) 12 13 13 13 12
Drainage Features None Front/side holes, top mesh Mesh upper, side holes Front/back/side holes, top mesh None
Removeable Insole No Insole Yes Yes Yes No Insole
Available Widths Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Footwear Closure Pull-on/elastic synch Lace Lace Lace Zipper
Upper Materials Neoprene Hydrophobic canvas with TPU Climacool mesh Hydrophobic canvas and Airmesh 3 mm neoprene
Midsole None EVA EVA EVA None
Outsole Rubber G15 Stealth rubber Siped G15 Rubber
Relative Fit Wide toebox, and stretches to accomodate a wide variety of foot shapes Wide toebox, high volume midfoot and heel Wide toebox, medium volume heel and midfoot Wide toebox, medium volume midfoot and heel Wide toebox, and stretches to accomodate a wide variety of foot shapes
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