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Old 04-30-2017, 09:08 PM
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Rocky. I have had three pair and tried all of the others each time I purchased. The Rocky's were the only ones that already felt broke in on all three pair!
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Old 04-30-2017, 09:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Dale15a View Post
I'll order a pair. Do they come in regular sizes as a normal boot.

Would be nice to try a pair off the tool truck to confirm your sizing, cornwell, matco, mac, spa-on, they all carry / stock them...
I always wear a size 10 sneaker & boot.
BUT with the redbacks I always wear a uk 8 / us 9

http://www.redbackboots.com/faq.cfm
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Old 05-01-2017, 05:07 AM
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Justin or GA boot. I look for American Made.
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Old 05-01-2017, 11:44 AM
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Old 05-01-2017, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by TripleCrownNC View Post
Justin
When I bought my first pair of Ariats I had full intention of buying Justin's. They just didn't fit my feet at all. The stitching on the inside of the ankle was uncomfortable. I like the way several pairs of Justin's look.
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Old 05-01-2017, 12:37 PM
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Bates and/or Georgia boots
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Old 05-01-2017, 01:11 PM
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I second the Ariat's
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Old 05-01-2017, 01:35 PM
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I always wondered for the guys that say they have had boots longer than 2 years, I would hate to be anywhere near you when you take those boots off. Must smell pretty bad.

Justins are a good boot
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Old 05-01-2017, 01:50 PM
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If comfort is a priority then I'd give Keen a serious look. A lot of guys, myself included, don't even bother looking at other brands any more
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Old 05-01-2017, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by andyp262 View Post
If comfort is a priority then I'd give Keen a serious look. A lot of guys, myself included, don't even bother looking at other brands any more
I like my Keen mid hiking boots. Toe area is larger. Note that they may be cut on the larger size. If normally a size 10 then you may need a 9 to 9 1/2 for proper fit.
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Old 05-01-2017, 05:15 PM
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Ga Boot quit making the model I really liked.

My Ariats are ok, pretty comfortable but heavy even for a steel toe.

Can't stand red wings, paid a bunch for a pair a few years ago and wore them a whole summer and they never seemed to loosen up/break in.

A lot of guys like the timberland pro. I don't have any experience with them.
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Old 05-01-2017, 05:42 PM
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http://www.nushoe.com/timberland-shoe-repair.html


I haven't tried them yet but for 75 bucks if you get new life out of old boots maybe worth it. They do have a few bad reviews though.
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Old 05-01-2017, 06:11 PM
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If you're going to actually work in them, then get Red Wings.

If you are going for fashion above all else, pick another brand.
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Old 05-01-2017, 06:33 PM
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Those Redbacks do look interesting.
What's/where's the best place to get a pair from?
How long does it take?
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Cerulean View Post
Those Redbacks do look interesting.
What's/where's the best place to get a pair from?
How long does it take?
boots4all via ebay...
direct from austraila for under $100 shipping included...
All U.S. dealers are charging $180..
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:51 PM
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If you can find Ariat, they have a different insole and some other stuff that makes them more comfortable for long days, they were designed for 'equestrian athletes' to protect and cushion their feet
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Old 05-02-2017, 05:13 AM
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Double H. Similar style to the Ariat and Justin rancher style work boots, but they are made in America and are priced similarly. I will never wear any boot that's not US made.
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Old 05-02-2017, 05:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Slater View Post
Wolvorene Durashocks made my toes go numb & they were heavy! The Redbacks are light & comfy as they get. Just stating them may be stiff for a week, thats all...
Im sure the tools trucks in you area has a similar shoe on the truck. Snap-on even makes a similar shoe.
Ive been a Ford Heavy Line teck for over 25years now, I know what long days on your feet on hard concrete all day long means as far as you needing comfort....
I am a mechanic and usually do through shoes every 4-5 months. The redbacks are the most comfortable and durable boot I have worn. They take a week to break in but after that
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Old 05-03-2017, 11:39 PM
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I work in a steel mill, so I am in my boots 12+ hours per day and Hytest boots are by far the lightest and most comfortable boots I have tried. The caveat is they don't last as long as Wolverines or Red Wings, but work covers most of the cost for replacements anyway, so I don't care.
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