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Old 10-20-2013, 12:38 PM
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I know I'm asking alot. By no boats I just meant that I don't want something that weighs 40 lbs. Low cut tennis shoes don't work for me, they get filled with dirt from the trimmer. I tried Timberlain Pros and I hated them, they were too soft, when I was walking up my trailer or on a hill my feet would slide around in them. I might just want to stick with the regular Timberlains because they are very comfortable and waterproof, the problem though is that I'm only getting like 6 months out of them before the sole wears off the heel and before the sole actually starts separating from the toe and they are no longer waterproof. Thanks guys.
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Old 10-20-2013, 12:56 PM
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I wear American-made boots. I refuse to wear anything else. But even then a year is about the max I get out of them. Invariably the rest of the boot is in such bad shape from getting wet the sole is not worth replacing. I am currently wearing Thorogoods but will be going back to Red Wing. The soles are not holding up near as well.
Which Red Wings?
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:01 PM
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Your askin a lot Sweetz. A year from any pair of boots or low cuts is good in my book. We got jungle rot down here. I wear magnum tacticals made for wet environments and they are done after a year.
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Do you like the Tacticals? Which ones do you get?
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:11 PM
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I bought a pair of Merrels (sp) that I'm wearing now and I kinda like them, but I've just gotten tired of replacing my 1-200 boots every 6 months to a year. I guess I just need to get over it. Lol
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:15 PM
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I bought a pair of Merrels (sp) that I'm wearing now and I kinda like them, but I've just gotten tired of replacing my 1-200 boots every 6 months to a year. I guess I just need to get over it. Lol
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My redwings have held up especially the boot itself, the soles need changed out. The problem with getting the sole replaced is that the process has become rather expensive compared to what it used to be. Last pair I had resoled was north of a $100
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:21 PM
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Keen work boots.
Which ones?
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:22 PM
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Look at the new style hikers that are meant for work. Most will be in safety tho. Wolverine is probably the most comfortable.But like tires, the softer they are the faster they wear out. Believe it or not, there are boots out there that will feel better then tennis shoes at the end of the day. But you will not find them at Walmart.
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I'm seriously thinking about Wolverines. Which ones do you like though?
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:29 PM
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My redwings have held up especially the boot itself, the soles need changed out. The problem with getting the sole replaced is that the process has become rather expensive compared to what it used to be. Last pair I had resoled was north of a $100
First, which Red Wings? Second, I agree with you, I tried to resole a pair of Timberlands a couple years ago and resoling them was almost as expensive as buying a new pair. In this industry (in Florida) I think I need to realize that it's just a pipe dream of mine to even think about resoling any shoes.
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:30 PM
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Do you like the Tacticals? Which ones do you get?
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The Mach 2 side zipper in 8" height. You have to be used to wearing high military style boots to like them.
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:31 PM
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I bought a pair of Merrels (sp) that I'm wearing now and I kinda like them, but I've just gotten tired of replacing my 1-200 boots every 6 months to a year. I guess I just need to get over it. Lol
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Deductible expense!
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