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Very good with extra step
on May 12, 2013
I'm giving these 4 stars! They arrived promptly to my mailbox (within 3 days), and well before the "estimated arrival date." Many other users are complaining about the inside pad slipping out as you walk - this is easily fixed with some shoe glue which can be purchased for approx $5 on Amazon (saw this on another review for the guys shoe - said it worked perfectly). I intend on using these for Hawaii to help protect my feet from sharp coral and lava rocks for 7 days - for $8 i feel confident that they will do the job with the extra step of gluing the pads in. Minus one star for the pads not being glued better on their own - I could easily rip them out, but since I'm using my own glue, this was a blessing in disguise.
If you're looking for something with some longevity, you might want to go the distance and purchase a higher quality water shoe. However, with the pads glued down, I would say these should also be very sufficient for in-pool use for aerobics, etc.
The shoes run one size LARGER (not sure how other reviewers claim that they are 1/2 size small). I purchased a size 6 instead of 7 (I'm always a 7) and they fit perfectly.
Very excited about these - do not let the other reviews deter you from purchasing if you are on the fence.
Also, if you're skeptical about the shoe glue, I did use it to glue to handle back on my ceramic pot lid (very heavy). It has not broken or shown any signs of wear. Very strong glue with many uses beyond just shoe repair.
Over and out!