Purchased this ball Sept 2012, used occasionally from Nov to Feb - 4 months
The add description was of an Indoor Felt Soccer Ball #4 - The ball delivered was a Voit Felt #4 ball.
The Felt is a 'Fuzzy' Tennis ball surface with stitched panels. It will shed fuzz for the first or second use.
We play in an indoor gym with wooden floors, and playing the ball off the walls is allowed. A hockey goal is used. The age group is 30 to 60 years.
The ball has been used for at least 5 - 2 hour sessions, the players like the ball and it's handling (some 'high quality' players have trouble with the smaller size)!
The ball had a valve air leak after last session. No sign of problems with the stitching.
I would expect this ball to last a full indoor season (+6 months) if it wasn't for the leak.
The fuzzy balls are more 'bouncy' which requires more player 'ball control' and hopefully reduce the tendency to 'blast' shots at the goalie.
I was going to rate it a 4 star or a 5 but for the valve leak.