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    Thread: Boots, yup it's that time of year. What boots/winter boots/water proof boots are you eyeing this year?

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    1. 09-16-2012 11:54 PM #1
      as the topic states.

      I'll post some up here shortly when i get the list completed of what I'm eyeing

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      09-19-2012 12:34 AM #2
      I'm probably going to get some boots from Oliberte


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      10-08-2012 06:22 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by mavric_ac View Post
      I'm probably going to get some boots from Oliberte

      They're really nice .

    4. 10-10-2012 12:49 AM #4
      Eddie Bauer winter Pac boots. Got a pair last year form Ebay for about 30 bucks and they are comparable with Sorel's that cost a lot more. For how often you're going to wear them, used is okay.
      I had my eye on a pair of Born boots with fleece lining, but dont' think they are made anymore. I agree with the above poster the Timberland Earthkeeper boot look really nice. Anything from Keen for me as well. I'd like some NoPos, or the Glarus. From Lowa a pair of Trekkers or Borneos would do me nicely.

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      10-19-2012 04:55 PM #5
      Should have ordered them a half size smaller.......


    6. 10-19-2012 05:37 PM #6
      Replaced my aging LL Bean Maine Hunting Shoes last week:



      Also picked these up a few months ago:



      Crockett & Jones Northcote in brown, for the non-muddy days.

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      10-29-2012 05:33 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by mavric_ac View Post
      I'm probably going to get some boots from Oliberte


      or
      If you live in an area that gets a lot of snowfall, stay away from those crepe soles.


      These are what I'll be wearing most of the winter:



      I'm gonna probably grab another pair in Goretex, too.
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      11-01-2012 03:33 PM #8
      ... for those real ****ty days:





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      09-21-2012 06:50 PM #9
      Rubber Totes overshoes to go over my work shoes and North Face Gore-Tex jobbers for when things get nasty.

    10. 10-06-2012 03:07 AM #10


      thinking about those and then finding a pair of chukkas somewhere for <$100 for when it's not terrible out.
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      10-23-2012 05:37 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Nourdmrolnmt View Post


      thinking about those and then finding a pair of chukkas somewhere for <$100 for when it's not terrible out.
      thats what I did last year. Almost the same boots too




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      i just picked up these vans...


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      02-04-2013 12:22 PM #13
      I like those.

      My buddy just got a pair of these:
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      02-11-2013 06:12 PM #14
      I usually always just wear shoes but as of lately thats near impossible here.

      Newest:

      Been posted, the original Clarks Desert boot in beeswax. Don't keep your feet warm but are good for house to car to school or house-car-store kinda thing.

      Comfortablest:

      Airmax 90 Boot. Found on sale a few years ago, barely wear them but when I do they make me happy. Nice and warm but a little too out there for me nowadays.

      Hikingest/Durable:

      Random Windrivers. I have this exact pair. They are a solid 5 years+ old now, no dried leather, cracking, broken rivets/eyelettes. Verrrry warm, like makes your feet sweat almost. Not too water resistant. I've just replaced the laces several times and spray them with some Foot locker ****.

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      Old Sorel Woodbines. Heel is not as grippy as one would imagine but extremely insulated and waterproof considering the weight/build!

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      07-22-2013 07:56 PM #15
      Resurrecting this

      Been on a boot spree over the past couple months. Moving from San Antonio to Anchorage seemed like a good enough reason

      picked up some thinsulate Bean Boots, 6" Maine Hunting Shoe, and Danner Mountain Light IIs that I got for $40 on double clearance at Sportsmans Warehouse (you know, down from $310)



      Should be set for the winter once I pick up a pair of XtraTuffs for the deep stuff

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      07-22-2013 08:01 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Jsuit View Post
      I usually always just wear shoes but as of lately thats near impossible here.

      Newest:

      Been posted, the original Clarks Desert boot in beeswax. Don't keep your feet warm but are good for house to car to school or house-car-store kinda thing.
      These were my main boots in Texas, I fear they will have a limited time span of usefulness up here.

      I should also probably get a new pair of duty boots since I don't think the Nike SFBs I wear daily will be good in negative temps (they were great in Texas summers though)

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      10-27-2013 08:14 PM #17
      I'm going to bump this so we can talk about boots again. It's getting to be that time of year for many, anyone with recent pick ups or have their eye on something?

    18. 11-08-2013 03:23 AM #18
      I had my eye on a pair of Born boots with fleece lining, but dont' think they are made anymore. I agree with the above poster the Timberland Earthkeeper boot look really nice. Anything from Keen for me as well. I'd like some NoPos, or the Glarus. From Lowa a pair of Trekkers or Borneos would do me nicely.

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      11-08-2013 05:16 PM #19
      Just got these last week. Allen Edmonds Long Branches - on sale at $170

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      11-05-2013 11:20 PM #20
      Those are sexy ass boots

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      11-14-2013 07:22 PM #21
      How is the sizing on those? Pretty true to fit or order a size down?

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      11-15-2013 06:38 AM #22
      Pretty true to size. I've never owned Red Wings. The salesman told me they all have large toe boxes. I thought they were too big so i went down a half size and barely squeezed in. First couple of days they felt too big so i kept checking my toes! Turns out I just had to get used to a nice roomy toe box.

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      11-24-2013 10:47 AM #23
      I have a pair of the Clark's Desert Boots in beeswax; great boots. I just ordered these Cole Haan's, they should arrive tomorrow:



      I also have a pair of 'Wanchese slippers' for fishing/boating/other outdoorsy stuff..(not my pic)


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      11-26-2013 03:53 PM #24
      This thread is like a Jake Ryan flashback.

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      11-26-2013 04:01 PM #25
      Allen Edmonds has a black friday sale going with some 30% off. I'm digging the grain and look on these for $250 with Danite Soles

      Quote Originally Posted by Assle View Post
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    26. 11-26-2013 05:11 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by twerked View Post
      I have a pair of the Clark's Desert Boots in beeswax; great boots. I just ordered these Cole Haan's, they should arrive tomorrow:



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      11-27-2013 05:52 PM #27
      I want a pair of Red Wings but at $250 I don't think I can do it.

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      11-27-2013 05:59 PM #28
      Double post.
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      11-28-2013 12:05 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by osiris View Post
      ? They're waterproof, and with the Lunarlon sole they're beyond comfortable and much lighter than typical boots. We don't get much of a winter here, so it's all I need.




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      12-01-2013 07:53 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by twerked View Post
      ? They're waterproof, and with the Lunarlon sole they're beyond comfortable and much lighter than typical boots. We don't get much of a winter here, so it's all I need.




      I didn't really like the stock photo but they look good on, I would love some lunarlon soled boots. But I don't think they'd hold up too well in the winters here. Maybe if I move back to Texas

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      12-02-2013 10:57 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by Visheau View Post
      I didn't really like the stock photo but they look good on, I would love some lunarlon soled boots. But I don't think they'd hold up too well in the winters here. Maybe if I move back to Texas
      Yeah..that stock photo does make them look kind of wonky. I think it's how tight they have them laced? Anyways, I'd also agree that the soles won't handle Alaska winters, they seem to be a bit slick on wet floors (could just be that they're still new) and what tread there is would be useless in ice/snow. This is why I live in the South

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      12-03-2013 10:30 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by HandsomeDan View Post
      I like those.

      My buddy just got a pair of these:
      I just bought of pair of these, eligible for 30% off on Amazon right now. $98 to your door

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      12-03-2013 10:39 PM #33
      That's a pretty good deal for those Thorogoods.

      How did you size them?

      Get your Gustins yet?!

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      12-03-2013 11:14 PM #34
      I got a 9.5, I normally where a 10 shoe, and a 9 in my LL Bean boots. Well see how they fit. Got my Gustin belt yesterday, it's awesome, my jeans are due to ship this week

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      12-05-2013 08:49 PM #35
      Got the boots, the 9.5 fits pretty perfectly. They need to break in it they're already pretty comfortable

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