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Old 02-24-2012, 05:56 PM   #21
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Re: Most Comfortable Work Boots?


Lately durashocks for me...love'm and quite comfy.

Just hit them with mink oil regularly if you like them nice
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:08 PM   #22
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Back in high school, I had a one of the country boys tell me to get carolinas as they were comfortable and they stood behind their boots.

In the last 10 years, I've gone through 2 pairs. Both steel toe. Once broken in, they're real comfortable. The leather has worn off on the toe area but they still work great. I've gone through a few sets of laces.

The day I had an 80lb concrete retaining wall block drop from 5' straight down onto my foot, the steel toes became worth it.
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Lately durashocks for me...love'm and quite comfy.

Just hit them with mink oil regularly if you like them nice
Those look comfy
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I wore durashocks when I was in heavy contruction...very nice for the knees and feet. For the last 12 years or so, I wear hi- tech altitude boots. Great fit right out of the box, waterproof and comfortable. Recently I got a pair of Danner Quarry GTX...I like them.
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Re: Most Comfortable Work Boots?


I got a pair of the new timberland pro helix boots..

I have to say there comfortable but I'm not happy that there falling apart already after 3 months...

Next pair will be wolverines.. my ole' faithful..
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Red wing Irish Setters for me. I can walk up a 10/12 pitch roof , without that feeling of the boots slipping. Once they get broke they are like wearing slippers. But latly they only last a year and the soles are wore out. $75 to redo them and last another year. But by then the frame is broken. The almost $200 a pair is expensive, but cheaper then knee replacements.
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I was going through Timberland Pro II every 6-8 months, seems weak and thin. Bought the Keen Tacoma about 3 months ago and love them, they still look brand new, they are comfortable and keep a consistent temp. I think they will be a little warm in the summer so I will need to find another boot for then if thats the case.

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Re: Most Comfortable Work Boots?


my pair of timberland pro helix boots are falling apart after 3 months.

This is my first pair ive bought from them.. may be my last..

Just emailed timberland warranty dept. Lets see what they will do.
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used to wear Wolverine Moc Toe Wedge boots but now I wear these.

http://www.amazon.com/Thorogood-Moc-...3474668&sr=8-2

Waaaay more comfy, vibram soles and made in the USA.
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I bought a pair of STC boots last year. Non metal with gore tex. Best I have ever worn light and comfortable.

http://www2.marks.com/ProductDetails...&productID=325
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Relatively unheard of boot division of michelin (yes, same company that makes the tires) makes these tough and comfortable hydroedge boots

Here's a good comparison chart I found on work boots that helped me make a more educated decision as well: http://bestworkbootbrand.com/

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I use to love Wolverine, but now they are cheap and don't last, I think they are made in China.
I now wear Thoroughgood, made in the USA. I love them and will buy them again.
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I had a pair of Wolverines last over 4 years. When I had to get a new pair I decided to spend some $$$ and get a nice pair. I went with Redwings. They didn't even last a year. Three x's as much and they lasted less than 8 months.

A few months after buying the Redwings, I won a pair of Timberland Pros through a CT contest. I put those on last year. They are pretty decent. The string strap broke just as winter was ending (about 6 months after wear). They also have no ventilation and can get pretty ripe.

I saw an ad for Danner Vicious. They look pretty solid and like they would last. Any thoughts on these boots?
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Been wearing the Asolo 520 for years. Podiatrist told me years ago to get a boot that was stiff like a 2x4, These fit the bill. Also wide and roomy for my flat feet. Just got a new pair last week, after 2 days break in, they are totally comfortable.

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I have been wearing Oboz trail hikers lately. Pretty comfortable.
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Re: Most Comfortable Work Boots?


Redwing Irish Setter boots are as light as a tennis shoe, very comfortable and 100% waterproof


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Re: Most Comfortable Work Boots?


I posted about my excitement of getting a pair of Made in the USA Chippewas last year. I suffered an entire year and they were just becoming passably less uncomfortable.

Recently I picked up a pair of Danner work boots and it was like putting on a glove. Less money, made in china, but I can wear them all day long.

I did find a like new pair of Timberlands at the goodwill for 20 bucks.

I find a lot of good boots there. Best pair ever was a pair of white Timberland field boots. They made great painting shoes. Still have them and they have been beat to death.

I did find an older pair of like new, hardly worn Wolverines, I loved those. The new ones aren't the same.
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I posted about my excitement of getting a pair of Made in the USA Chippewas last year. I suffered an entire year and they were just becoming passably less uncomfortable.

Recently I picked up a pair of Danner work boots and it was like putting on a glove. Less money, made in china, but I can wear them all day long.

I did find a like new pair of Timberlands at the goodwill for 20 bucks.

I find a lot of good boots there. Best pair ever was a pair of white Timberland field boots. They made great painting shoes. Still have them and they have been beat to death.

I did find an older pair of like new, hardly worn Wolverines, I loved those. The new ones aren't the same.
I used to wear Wolverines back in the 80's that were very well made and extremely comfortable. Can't find them like that anymore.
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I used to wear Wolverines back in the 80's that were very well made and extremely comfortable. Can't find them like that anymore.
Yep. It seems like everyone concentrates on Dura this and Ultra tread that. Just give me a good well fitting pair of boots with a tough Vibram sole and I'm happy.

The sad thing is that honestly, the most comfortable boots I have ever worn are from Wally World. The bummer part is they don't last long and the soles wear smooth in about two weeks. But for about four weeks, they rock.
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Before I was in the Army I wore Isreal combat boot and cheap jungle boots. I joined the Army got issued my first set of full leather combat boots and I have been hooked ever since. Wear them in a hot shower and let hem dry to your feet and they are broken in. They feel like you are wearing nothing. I have graduated to the Matterhorn full leather rescue/mining boot. They are heavy but you can't get better protection for your feet. They are a bit narrow so order a wider then normal size. If you do that they are like walking on heavy clouds. My last pair has lasted over 5 years. I have put second Vibram sole on them. They will scare shingles like no ones business if you are not careful.

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