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Old 02-08-2009, 11:02 PM
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Red Wing boots & shoes are all my feet have known since I was 16. I have each boot resoled as needed. With some TLC Red Wing leather uppers will last? dare I say forever; cause I cannot wear my uppers out.

Red Wing "WORX" are made in china for Red Wing, and cannot be resoled

All Red Wing boots are made in USA, and can be resoled for around $75.00 that includes a Vibram sole
Holy crap! I'm going to agree with nosparkplugs for once.

Red Wings are great boots. I grew up in Red Wing MN and know many of the employees. Great company for the town. They have been in biz for 100 plus years now. They do have some boots made in china now but I think every company does that to do that to hit certain price points.

In the fall I got a new insulated set with the super sole 2 which is pretty comfortable. They cost $275 but worth every dollar.
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:13 PM
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Red Wing boots & shoes are all my feet have known since I was 16. I have each boot resoled as needed. With some TLC Red Wing leather uppers will last? dare I say forever; cause I cannot wear my uppers out.

Red Wing "WORX" are made in china for Red Wing, and cannot be resoled

All Red Wing boots are made in USA, and can be resoled for around $75.00 that includes a Vibram sole
I have to agree with you on that. They are the best boots in the industry. That's all i use when im around the firehouse.
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:32 PM
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Check out Carhartt work boots (red wing owns carhartt so you know the boots are good) Style #3935. Light weight, warm, dry, very comfortable all around great boots.
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:35 PM
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My favorite boots are Vasque Boots (Sundowners) I've been buying them since 1978. They use to be made in Italy ($270 in 1978) now they're about $160, but made in China, and not nearly the same boot. I've tried several other brands, but I haven't found any I liked better.
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:41 PM
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My favorite boots are Vasque Boots (Sundowners) I've been buying them since 1978. They use to be made in Italy ($270 in 1978) now they're about $160, but made in China, and not nearly the same boot. I've tried several other brands, but I haven't found any I liked better.
Red Wing now owns Vasque boots. I have a pair too
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:52 PM
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Red Wing now owns Vasque boots. I have a pair too
Red Wing's are the best
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:53 PM
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Red Wing boots & shoes are all my feet have known since I was 16. I have each boot resoled as needed. With some TLC Red Wing leather uppers will last? dare I say forever; cause I cannot wear my uppers out.

Red Wing "WORX" are made in china for Red Wing, and cannot be resoled

All Red Wing boots are made in USA, and can be resoled for around $75.00 that includes a Vibram sole
I too will only use Red Wing. Damn expensive, but worth every penny. $289 for a pair. I bought 2 pairs for work. Switch off every other day. I get a full season out of them. Oil the leathers every month. They look like ch!t, but they wont quite. I have a third pair for around the house or if both pairs are wet. They are so stiff that they hurt. I need to start breaking them in. Red Wings Rule!
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:58 PM
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Timberland Pro series...they are the best that I have owned so far!
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:59 PM
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My dog ate my digital camera mini-USB cable their expensive to replace too!, no uploading or I would load some pics of all my Red Wing boots lined up
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i wore redwings back int he early days and they killed me. ahted everything about them. it is odd for me to hear som many people like them. tha is why there are so many different boots and shoes though. different feet for everyone.
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