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Old 03-06-2013, 11:35 AM
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Looking for new work boots

Hi guys,

I'm looking for a new pair of boots for the season, any suggestions would be great. What brand and type (steel/composite toe,material, etc..)

Thanks!
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:49 AM
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Irish setters.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:07 PM
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Are you behind a WB all day or riding/standing + trimming?
IFF running a WB I'll recommend hiker-style with a good off-road tread and excellent lateral support. Many workboots do not have an aggressive enough tread for hills/slopes, imho.
Take a look at Keens. They seem to have a nice variety of choices with steel/hard/composite toes.
I like Vasque hikers (by Redwing), but they don't offer a hard toe.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:13 PM
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Mainly behind a walk behind and trimming. Also when mulching there's a lot of hills in the area so I need good traction
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:18 PM
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get you some setters. theyre expensive, but you wont be disappointed.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:26 PM
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Hi guys,

I'm looking for a new pair of boots for the season, any suggestions would be great. What brand and type (steel/composite toe,material, etc..)

Thanks!
Try Magnum Boots, I purchased the Magnum Elite Spider 8.0 Desert Boot. They are light weight and they are comfortable. Best choice I ever made in a boot.

http://www.magnumboots.com/us/produc...esert-tan.html

All Magnum footwear is backed by a 1 Year Warranty and a 60-Day Comfort Guarantee. We guarantee our consumers will be completely satisfied with our products.

I purchased mine through Amazon for 96.95 with free shipping.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:47 PM
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Thanks. Ill look into all the suggested ones. What due you guys prefer when it comes to steel toe or nothing?
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:56 PM
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Steel toes for me. I prefer the protection when I need to kick something out of the way of equipment. I've broken the big toes on both my feet too many times, so I'll take all the protection I can get.
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Old 03-06-2013, 02:09 PM
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Thanks. Ill look into all the suggested ones. What due you guys prefer when it comes to steel toe or nothing?
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Nothing for me. Don't like steel toed boots. Those Magnum boots I suggested, there no break in period for those boots.
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:05 PM
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I use steel toed Georgia Wellington Wedge boot. I didn't think they would hold up but man they are great boots. Sooo comfortable. I usually have knee issues and my knees were great all season. My feet and knees killed me with these POS Lacrosse Foreman boots I had. Never again
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