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Trainer Cleaner - Who uses what?

I used to use Punch Trainer cleaner to fresher up my and the kids trainers, but it seems to have been dropped from most mainstream stores.

It's still available online from independents, but at ridiculous prices, and as I'm half Scottish . . . .

Does anyone use anything else that works that doesn't rot the footwear like normal detergents?



Also don't say anything manual with a brush etc. I'm too lazy!
 

Daxx

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Non bio washing powder/liquid on a short low temp wash, with no spin. Or a scrubbing brush.
 
Liquid soap. Also works on goretex and waterproofed cottons.
 

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Into the washing machine with an old towel (to cut down the thumping noise).

Most machines seem to have a "sports shoes" programme these days.
 
Never having bought a pair of trainers in my life, or had any of our children in trainers, I strongly suggest you ditch them, and purchase real footwear, as they have a tendency to rot kids feet. Real leather shoes are far more healthier, cheaper, than the con that are high branded "designer" types and last longer.....just a few random thoughts!!
 

Daxx

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Never having bought a pair of trainers in my life, or had any of our children in trainers, I strongly suggest you ditch them, and purchase real footwear, as they have a tendency to rot kids feet. Real leather shoes are far more healthier, cheaper, than the con that are high branded "designer" types and last longer.....just a few random thoughts!!
Unless they are playing sport. Oxfords aren't very good on a squash court :) Leather soles an all that.
 
Never having bought a pair of trainers in my life, or had any of our children in trainers, I strongly suggest you ditch them, and purchase real footwear, as they have a tendency to rot kids feet. Real leather shoes are far more healthier, cheaper, than the con that are high branded "designer" types and last longer.....just a few random thoughts!!

Even the Army stopped running BFTs in boots more than 20 years ago. I'm pretty certain that >99% of the users of this site who actually run own at least one pair of trainers.
 
Even the Army stopped running BFTs in boots more than 20 years ago. I'm pretty certain that >99% of the users of this site who actually run own at least one pair of trainers.


You are probably correct, but since I have never been in training for anything once becoming a civilian, and while in the mob, it was DMS boots or pumps, trainers were virtually unknown.
 
I used to use Punch Trainer cleaner to fresher up my and the kids trainers, but it seems to have been dropped from most mainstream stores.

It's still available online from independents, but at ridiculous prices, and as I'm half Scottish . . . .

Does anyone use anything else that works that doesn't rot the footwear like normal detergents?



Also don't say anything manual with a brush etc. I'm too lazy!
As a kid, one of my chores was to clean all the white trainers in the house with Jif.

Nowadays I just remove laces / insoles, chuck them in a mesh bag and put them in the washing machine. Cif for the more stubborn stains.
 
Never having bought a pair of trainers in my life, or had any of our children in trainers, I strongly suggest you ditch them, and purchase real footwear, as they have a tendency to rot kids feet. Real leather shoes are far more healthier, cheaper, than the con that are high branded "designer" types and last longer.....just a few random thoughts!!

What do you propose I wear down the gym then . . . .
 
As a kid, one of my chores was to clean all the white trainers in the house with Jif.

Nowadays I just remove laces / insoles, chuck them in a mesh bag and put them in the washing machine. Cif for the more stubborn stains.

Punch used to have mesh bags inside to contain the shoes, of which I have a dozen or so.
 
...anything you like, training shoes seems the preferred footwear. My comments were for walking out, shopping, down the pub, socialising, kids going to school, etc.

Which is completely irrelevant to the thread, as it was called Training Shoes - Who uses what?
 

theoriginalphantom

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Ski boots

Clown shoes

Roller blades?

Kangaroo shoes?

Gym, means gymnasium, you know where people do exercise and stuff.
Did you ever manage to pop into one during your time in?

You can tell the truth now, you're amongst piss-taking ex-squaddies friends
 

theoriginalphantom

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Gym, means gymnasium, you know where people do exercise and stuff.
Did you ever manage to pop into one during your time in?

You can tell the truth now, you're amongst piss-taking ex-squaddies friends


I just like the mental image of someone in clown shoes on the treadmill.
 
This. Poundland. Also great for alloy wheels.

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