I really think that JB should consider re-retroing the Fire Red 3s asap. What do you guys think?

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This is one of my favorite Air Jordan 3 colorways...just a beautiful shoe imo.  I really hope these get retroed soon.  Hopefully if,  and whenever JB decides to retro these, they'll be much better quality-wise, especially when it comes to that notorious mid-sole.  I'm sure a lot of folks who copped the retroes back in '07 would agree that, after only a few wears, the chipping white paint on the mid-soles was extremely annoying.  Mine started chipping after just one wear 
  I noticed that out of all the og 3 colorways, the Fire Reds have been the least retroed...only retroed once, while the others have been retroed at least three to four times.  Any thoughts?
 
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only if they do it right. with the correct color elephant print. if not, f it.
 
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They should do with OG color cement print with the OG style box... and make people fien with a QS simular to altitudes
 

OneNightDan

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Originally Posted by Rippaflow

They should do with OG color cement print with the OG style box... and make people fien with a QS simular to altitudes
Are you serious?!
Come on fam' you want the shoes to drop, yet want them to be a Quick-Strike?!

Chances are you won't even get a pair if they're are that type of release.
 
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I bought a pair at release. threw them in the closet. 1 year later, i pull them out for the first time to wear them, and the heel tabs were yellow.

I sold them on ebay for retail.

I'm glad i didnt bother wearing them. after seeing what they looking like after a few wears, no thanks.

If they re-release with the recent 3 standards, i'd buy them. While they're at it, make the E print the correct color.
 

Mister Meaner

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Despite the notorious midsole cracking, the FR III retro was one of the best in recent years, IMO. I bought the shoe 3 times lol. Once at retail, the next two via Outlets for $80 a piece (yea, I was hyped). I only have one left cuz I wore them pretty much on a daily basis & then wore them a few times for ball. Thats how good a retro they were to me.

Heel tab yellowing? I can live with that tbh.
 
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Wouldn't mind seeing the Fire Reds drop again. I loved wearing my pair back in 07 when they first dropped, and I wore them alot. As mentioned, the midsole paint cracking has always been a big time issue with these shoes and the III's in general...

My pair looks definitely worn (yellowed heel tabs, midsole paint cracking) but I still would like another re-retro of these...got no plans to un-ds my other pair just yet though.
 
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Originally Posted by AirUpHere23

Wouldn't mind seeing the Fire Reds drop again. I loved wearing my pair back in 07 when they first dropped, and I wore them alot. As mentioned, the midsole paint cracking has always been a big time issue with these shoes and the III's in general...

My pair looks definitely worn (yellowed heel tabs, midsole paint cracking) but I still would like another re-retro of these...got no plans to un-ds my other pair just yet though.
Word. I would love a new pair. Hopefully with the correct color of the elephant print.
I beat my '07 retros to death. I still use them as my gym kicks. 


-Drew
 
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i went through 5 pairs since rd & cant find anymore ds in my sz a retro is needed
 
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Yeah, since the pair I copped on rd, I bought another ds pair off ebay a year or so ago, and the midsoles on them cracked too after just one wear, and I didn't even wear em the whole day, just wore em to the 2010 sneakerfriends convention and took em off after that. The next time I decided to rock them, boom, cracked midsole
As far as all of the 3s having that problem, my '01 black cements haven't cracked yet and I've worn them quite a few times and also the mochas..haven't had a problem with them either. Excluding my db3s and the other 3s that came out this year, all the others that I own from past years have cracked in some form or fashion especially after wearing them a couple times. Hopefully JB fixes this problem or at least figures out a way to prevent it from happening so soon. The yellowing heeltabs don't bother me as much, but I hope they find a solution to that also. Oh and I lmao at that Air Randy comment...yeah I'm sure if you make a special request, he can get a pair made for you lol...And I agree Super Producer, the fr 3 was a great retro, that's why I'm so surprised that they've only been retroed once. For the most part, the 3s are my g.o.a.t. and I just can't get enough of em.
 
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I have my '07 pair still on Ice. I have gotten alot of request for trades for them, but they are close to untouchable.
 
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favorite pair of 3's. It's only when I look at these and wear them do I really question purchasing any of the newer ones.
 
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