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Old 02-05-2013, 02:24 PM
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Sell me on a good hybrid work shoe/boot

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Having a very hard time finding the Lawngrips boots that I like so much, in the size I need. So I may have to go away from them.

Looking for recommendations on a replacement. Here is what I want: a nice light boot that is good for general work (landscaping, mowing, etc). Don't really want over 6" height, the less boot in the summer heat the better. Not looking for heavy clod hoppers. In fact, I have seen a few hybrid work 'shoes' out there that fit almost like a tennis shoe, but have a steel toe, reinforced sides, etc. Waterproof would be good but not absolutely essential (water resistant ok just don't want soaking wet feet the first lawn I step on). Hopefully yall get the picture - in summary looking for as light of shoe/boot as possible yet still protect whats necessary.

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Old 02-05-2013, 02:44 PM
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I wear keen boots very comfortable, good warranty, if something happens to them they'll give you free pair no questions asked. I've been wearing them for years.
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:55 PM
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I also have wore Keen for a few years. These are what I currently wear. They make different heights as well as steel toe if that is what you want. These are also waterproof.

http://www.cabelas.com/mens-low-hiki...FSOnPAod4X8AKw
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:54 PM
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Another Keen user here. I currently wear the low tops but they also make this style in a boot:

http://www.steel-toe-shoes.com/Merch...FQTe4AodDFMA3Q
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:14 PM
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This might not help, but I wear "Golf" shoes first thing in the morning, there the only shoe that will keep my feet dry, I change socks and put on walmart boots when everything is dry.
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:54 PM
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I also have wore Keen for a few years. These are what I currently wear. They make different heights as well as steel toe if that is what you want. These are also waterproof.

http://www.cabelas.com/mens-low-hiki...FSOnPAod4X8AKw
These are almost identical to the pair I wear and love them. Very durable and waterproof. Definitely recommend Keen.
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:32 PM
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I wear Keen cuz they're very lightweight,have a wide platform(atleast the style I wear does),water proof 100%,have a rugged sole pattern to prevent slippage on wet grass and they're very comfortable. Mine are the 6" for more ankle support
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:35 PM
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Red Wings. They are expensive, but at the end of the day my feet thank them. Never have had an issue with my feet getting wet and they are very very comfortable.
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:36 PM
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Keen here also, dry feet all day and no sore feet or knees. Mine are waterproof to about 4 inches which is nice in the spring.
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:38 PM
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Have a look at http://www.lawngrips.com/ I love mine
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