I have a pair of Muira's that now need resoling. They had the XS Grip on them. I thought they where really good for smearing and edging and lasted fairly well. I have a choice of rubber to resole in, XS Grip in 4 or 5mm or XS Edge in 4mm. Has anyone used any of these rubbers? Is there a big difference between the Grip and Edge rubbers? Is there a difference between the 4 and 5mm Grip rubber for durability and sensory? Any help would be great, Thanks
In reply to sean1: 5mm xsedge is probably the most durable sole la sportiva have on offer in my opinion. I had it on my shoes for almost 14 months of heavy use both indoors and out (mainly slate and rhyolite) and by heavy use I mean 4 sessions a week indoors and long days out at the weekends.Only now I'm noticing that the edges don't offer as much help when edging as they used to. I guess that the 4mm xgrip might be slightly more sensitive but I couldn't really tell the difference, also it didn't take abuse as well as xsedge.