*****AQUA VIII RESTORATION*****

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What up NT,
I recently bought a pair of OG aqua VIIIs for a very low price. They had extreme cracking so i decieded to restore them. What did i have to loose right? I used latex caulking to fill in the shoe and mixed a paint to paint it. I know the job sucks, but i think it looks better. Let me know what you think. All feedback is appretiated. btw, i still need to paint some more aqua on.

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****MIDDLE IN THE PROCESS****


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lmao its "Caulking" and you should try to make the grooves like they came with. would look a lot better.
 
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I tryed the groves. It was very difficult. Thanks for the advice anyways.
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these r okay &^^ look i see sume sharpies
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good try, a little choppy but def better then the beginning shoe
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what's the difference?
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^^^? The midsole had complety almost dissapeared. So, the midsole is the difference. I (tryed) to fix the cracking.
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good idea. def looks better than before. did you use a sharpie or the copics? Nice job
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Nice attempt, but I'd say just buy retros...
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Naw, i tryed wearing them and you can see in the last pick they started to crack again. I think if i replaced all of the foam the would be, but i only replaced some of it.
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im in the same boat, have a pair of ogs that pretty much are in the same condition. i wore em like twice, and looks like i cannot anymore.
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After everything was over and done with, i would not recommend doing the same thing as me unless you had a lot of time and thought you could do a really good job.
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they still look pretty beat to me...
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I tryed rocking them a bit ago. They did fall apart so i had to redo them.
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