Broken ECCO - My favorite golf shoes died

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These were by far the best golf shoes I've ever worn - The ECCO BIOM Hybrid 3 BOA. I've had them about a year, still trying to hunt down the exact date. But two days ago while I was on the driving range warming up, I turned the BOA dial to make them snug like I always I do, and this happened (see picture). I have had several shoes with BOA and I have publicly stated that I will probably never buy another golf shoe with regular laces after. But wow. This sucked!

I had a scheduled match yesterday early afternoon and could not put my hands on my backup shoes for some reason, so I ended up quickly buying a pair of inexpensive FootJoy Flex just to get me through the round (defying my statement about not buying any more non-BOA golf shoes). But I definitely need to get back into some comfortable waterproof shoes soon. Going to ping ECCO and see if they'll do anything to help. Of course I don't know if I have the receipt, but I'll keep looking. This is frustrating for any shoe, but these certainly weren't cheap!

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These were by far the best golf shoes I've ever worn - The ECCO BIOM Hybrid 3 BOA. I've had them about a year, still trying to hunt down the exact date. But two days ago while I was on the driving range warming up, I turned the BOA dial to make them snug like I always I do, and this happened (see picture). I have had several shoes with BOA and I have publicly stated that I will probably never buy another golf shoe with regular laces after. But wow. This sucked!

I had a scheduled match yesterday early afternoon and could not put my hands on my backup shoes for some reason, so I ended up quickly buying a pair of inexpensive FootJoy Flex just to get me through the round (defying my statement about not buying any more non-BOA golf shoes). But I definitely need to get back into some comfortable waterproof shoes soon. Going to ping ECCO and see if they'll do anything to help. Of course I don't know if I have the receipt, but I'll keep looking. This is frustrating for any shoe, but these certainly weren't cheap!

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I love my ecco shoes. I have only ever had the laced version, but a pair usually lasts me 5 years+
 

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These were by far the best golf shoes I've ever worn - The ECCO BIOM Hybrid 3 BOA. I've had them about a year, still trying to hunt down the exact date. But two days ago while I was on the driving range warming up, I turned the BOA dial to make them snug like I always I do, and this happened (see picture). I have had several shoes with BOA and I have publicly stated that I will probably never buy another golf shoe with regular laces after. But wow. This sucked!

I had a scheduled match yesterday early afternoon and could not put my hands on my backup shoes for some reason, so I ended up quickly buying a pair of inexpensive FootJoy Flex just to get me through the round (defying my statement about not buying any more non-BOA golf shoes). But I definitely need to get back into some comfortable waterproof shoes soon. Going to ping ECCO and see if they'll do anything to help. Of course I don't know if I have the receipt, but I'll keep looking. This is frustrating for any shoe, but these certainly weren't cheap!

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My experience with ECCO have been over the top.
I have not doubt that they will send you a UPS label to send them back for their review, and give you a merchandise credit to buy a new pair on their website.
 

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I love my Eccos and I really wanted the BOA system, but I went with the lace version because that system seemed like it could be the weak link. Hopefully they take care of you - after all there will be A LOT of us watching to see if their extreme prices come with the customer service one would expect!
 

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I love my ecco shoes.
I'm with you. I've liked my other ones, but the very first time I put these BIOM Hybrid 3 shoes on I got that "WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE?!?" kind of comfortable. And that lasted right up until 2 days ago. As much as I like novelty and resist buying the same thing twice, I would absolutely buy these again if I ended up having to.
 

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I have the Biom Hybrid 2 Hydromax (laces) and they are comfy. They are not my only shoes, but I wear them often
 

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What size do you wear? I have a pair of these sitting at home that I didn't care for the fit of. Think I wore them for one round and went back to my biom 2 hybrids.
 

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What size do you wear? I have a pair of these sitting at home that I didn't care for the fit of. Think I wore them for one round and went back to my biom 2 hybrids.
44 ...(fingers crossed)
 

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44 ...(fingers crossed)
Ooh, let me check. they are either 43 or 44, I think 44 but will check when I get home from work and be back to you.
 

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44 ...(fingers crossed)
Just checked my budget golf history and other Eccos are 44s. so 99.9% these are also 44s. Will confirm and PM you pics and if you want them I will give you as a good of a deal as you find since they aren't doing anything but sitting in my house and making my shoe collection look more like hoarding than collecting.
 

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Sorry for your loss
 

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If Ecco wont do anything, I found dozens for about half what you paid on Google...
 

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These were by far the best golf shoes I've ever worn - The ECCO BIOM Hybrid 3 BOA. I've had them about a year, still trying to hunt down the exact date. But two days ago while I was on the driving range warming up, I turned the BOA dial to make them snug like I always I do, and this happened (see picture). I have had several shoes with BOA and I have publicly stated that I will probably never buy another golf shoe with regular laces after. But wow. This sucked!

I had a scheduled match yesterday early afternoon and could not put my hands on my backup shoes for some reason, so I ended up quickly buying a pair of inexpensive FootJoy Flex just to get me through the round (defying my statement about not buying any more non-BOA golf shoes). But I definitely need to get back into some comfortable waterproof shoes soon. Going to ping ECCO and see if they'll do anything to help. Of course I don't know if I have the receipt, but I'll keep looking. This is frustrating for any shoe, but these certainly weren't cheap!

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Hopefully, you find that receipt. If they are, in fact, less than 1 year old, I'd hope they're covered under warranty.
 

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Hopefully, you find that receipt. If they are, in fact, less than 1 year old, I'd hope they're covered under warranty.
Interestingly, ECCO didn't ask for a receipt when I submitted the warranty case today. I am not wired to take advantage of a company by lying, but I don't think I am. I think I'm under a year. At least to the best of my ability to recreate a timeline based on milestones. So we'll see what happens.
 

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Ecco is a great company. They make some amazingly comfortable shoes regardless if they are for golf or not.
 

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Interestingly, ECCO didn't ask for a receipt when I submitted the warranty case today. I am not wired to take advantage of a company by lying, but I don't think I am. I think I'm under a year. At least to the best of my ability to recreate a timeline based on milestones. So we'll see what happens.
Seems reasonable. I mean, that's what this game is built on, right? Without proof, we rely on our "best guess" sometimes.
 

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They are 44. But either I wore them for a couple rounds or it was a wet one cause there is some brown spots on. Will pm pics over.
 

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They are 44. But either I wore them for a couple rounds or it was a wet one cause there is some brown spots on. Will pm pics over.
Dude!! Those look fantastic! Thank you so much!! Wow!!
 

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They are 44. But either I wore them for a couple rounds or it was a wet one cause there is some brown spots on. Will pm pics over.
As I said on an entirely different thread. U Da Man.
 

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Wow
Those shoes are not cheap are they!
Is the BoA that good?
 

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Wow
Those shoes are not cheap are they!
Is the BoA that good?
I've become a pretty big fan of BOA, but ECCO certainly isn't the only manufacturer using it. I personally have never found shoes more comfortable than ECCO. Opinions vary of course, but that's mine. They just fit me really well.
 

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