What BOOTS are the best.

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by IntegrityGuy, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. IntegrityGuy

    IntegrityGuy LawnSite Senior Member
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    I absolutely love the wolverine boots i have but the sols wear out in half a season. I am just wondering what boots do you guys wear and what would you reccomend.
     
  2. Nick's Lawn Care

    Nick's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. atasteofnature

    atasteofnature LawnSite Senior Member
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    this is a thread i wanted to start a while back and totally spaced it. The same here about the wolverines. I hope to see alot of responses on opinons.
     
  4. 4.3mudder

    4.3mudder LawnSite Silver Member
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    My good ol caterpillers, these things have been through hell. The one on the right, where it is cut open, was from a chainsaw, ya, I sometimes wore sandals whiling using one, not no more! And notice the screws holding the sole on those screws are all around the boots. They keep your feet warm, sometimes to warm, and you feet sweat. Overall great boots.

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  5. Nick's Lawn Care

    Nick's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thats the first boot I've seen with screws holding it together...

    Nick



    P.S. I think it's time for a new pair...
     
  6. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
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    I get Brahmas from Walmart. They're like $30 or $40 and I go through a couple a season, but I've had better boots and I've trashed them just as quick. So I just get the Wal-mart ones because they're cheap and comfortable.
     
  7. 4.3mudder

    4.3mudder LawnSite Silver Member
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    Your probably right on that, I'm going to be looking into that very very soon. :laugh: But, they got their money's worth. :laugh:
     
  8. nosparkplugs

    nosparkplugs LawnSite Gold Member
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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
     
  9. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    i currently use the two pair of wovlerines a year. demolich the sole half year. i used to use the lawn grips for a few years but the soles are pathetically weak. other than that they were the best thing i have worn. i wrote them about my opinion but they said that was the best they coulddo. oh well. no more for me at like 119$ a pair. i used to use caterpillar boots and they were the toughest but very heavy.
     
  10. IRRITECH

    IRRITECH LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have worn Merill, Wolverine, Rocky, Timberland, etc. I buy high end Goretex only now. They usually last 6 months. About $200-$300/Year in boots. I have tried the Wal-Mart shoes and my feet said NO! Take care of your feet. Yeah it cost me alot but my feet are happy. I also wear good wool blend socks year round, and no, my feet don't get hot or sweaty. That's what the Goretex will do for you.
     

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