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Old 04-16-2013
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Re: Good Deck Shoes?

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Originally Posted by pdqaltair View Post
I'm curious; do some people have naturally occuring non-slip on their bare feet? In my case, at least, I certain my skin has far less grip on a wet deck than my worst shoes. I've slipped on evening dew and passing rain far too many times to accept any truth in this.
I'm not sure it feels more secure, simply because the sole of your foot is stickier than some shoes. I think the direct tactile feeling causes you to adjust more quickly. Further, if your shoes don't fit very snuggly, and most would be uncomfortable if they did, your foot can slop around inside the shoe causing instability.
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