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Old 04-30-2017, 04:19 PM
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What's the most comfortable slip on steel toe work boot have you own?
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Old 04-30-2017, 05:12 PM
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I always vote red wing when this topic comes up. I have never had a pair to let me down. With that being said my last two pair of boots have been ariat. I have liked them both but no as comfortable as red wing.
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Wolverine but looking into KEEN
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Old 04-30-2017, 05:38 PM
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Very subjective based on your foot shape. Only safety toe I've found that I can wear is Ariat composit toe, but has to be square toe. Rarely wear them, but they don't piss me off. Day to day I wear rocky slip ons that look like hard toe, but aren't.
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Interested in some of the responses. I have worn red wing slip on boots for years, but the last two pairs I've been lucky to get one year out of them before the inside liner falls apart. I don't mind spending over $250 for work boots, but expect them to last longer than 9-12 months.
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My last red wings the insides tore out.
Just bout timberlands paid 200 and they lasted 4 months.
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My last red wings the insides tore out.
Just bout timberlands paid 200 and they lasted 4 months.
Sounds like you're working too hard. When I need them, I wear a Puma athletic shoe. Not sure they make a slip-on but the lace up low cut is really comfortable with arch support and lite.
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Im a mechanic & dont have to have steel toe but ive had Wolverine Durashocks..
7 years back I have switched to Redback easy escape slip-on & have never looked back!
They are weigh sooooooo much less that any other boot & easier on my knees because of it.
Worth a shot!!
If interested pm me & I can get you a link to a pair for a fraction of cost of getting them through the states.
They last me 3+ years easy with constant grease / coolant exposure.
they are not comfy out of the box as they are leather & need to stretch abit but ide even where these on the weekends as regular shoes....
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I started wearing Ariat's with a square toe and love them. They have composite shank in the arch that feels nice.
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I started wearing Ariat's with a square toe and love them. They have composite shank in the arch that feels nice.

I think I'm going to try the Ariat Workhog H2O's. Seems to have pretty good reviews and I've been seeing more and more Ariat boots on construction sites here in the last year or so.
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I wore Redwings for years and Ariats have them beat hands down in comfort. Mine seem to be lasting too. I wear slip on's with nice boot socks
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These...

http://www.ariat.com/WORKHG_SQTOE_MT...&sz=12&start=7
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I'm a heavy equipment tech/diesel tech. The oils and being on the grounds wears the toes out. I don't mind the money but a little over 200 I expect longer than 4 months. I'm in them 12-18 hours a day so comfort is important.
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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....
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I'll order a pair. Do they come in regular sizes as a normal boot.
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Georgia boots the Athens model is the most comfortable I have. They're a little warmer but when it's 100 degrees outside no leather steel toe boot is going to be cool. I'm on a year and a half of welding in them and they're fine. Going to have to find something else just changed occupations to lineman and the heel isn't proud enough and the hook stirrups want to slide off the back
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Bingo! Have 3 pairs, one slipon, another 6" lace up and the other a 9" lace up. Awesome boots.
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Georgia boots the Athens model is the most comfortable I have. They're a little warmer but when it's 100 degrees outside no leather steel toe boot is going to be cool. I'm on a year and a half of welding in them and they're fine. Going to have to find something else just changed occupations to lineman and the heel isn't proud enough and the hook stirrups want to slide off the back
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Dr martin welingtons or the half cut dr martins awsome boots feel like sneakers
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