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Posted: 8/27/2005 7:22:56 PM EDT
What boots do you perfer to buy? Do they last long?
Do you know what country they are made in?
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:01:25 PM EDT
Go to Ebay and check out the Welco Desert Combat boots. Price is right,USA made, and there a great boot for the heat. Wear mine everyday.
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:04:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:06:12 PM EDT
I like Danners
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:06:37 PM EDT
Justin
Double Comfort Work Boots

I like the distressed leather Ropers.
Made in Fort Worth, Texas.
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:16:18 PM EDT
im partial to Belleville desert 390s.
'The Bates USMC boots are almost identical, but the USMC boots have vents for drainage on the side.
I have both, and just got the USMC boots last week, and havent really put them through the paces yet.
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:18:55 PM EDT

Originally Posted By copenhagen:
Go to Ebay and check out the Welco Desert Combat boots. Price is right,USA made, and there a great boot for the heat. Wear mine everyday.


my wellcos had the sole seperate from the boot.
i wouldnt recommend
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:19:52 PM EDT
Corcoran, personally I can't afford them, but everyone I know who has them, loves 'em.
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:38:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:40:07 PM EDT
The ones for knockin'
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:40:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By EX11B:

Originally Posted By copenhagen:
Go to Ebay and check out the Welco Desert Combat boots. Price is right,USA made, and there a great boot for the heat. Wear mine everyday.


my wellcos had the sole seperate from the boot.
i wouldnt recommend



I have had good luck with my pair. Worn them for a year.
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:43:02 PM EDT


These are pretty groovie!
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:44:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By quijanos:
Justin
Double Comfort Work Boots

I like the distressed leather Ropers.
Made in Fort Worth, Texas.



No doubt about it Justin is the way to go
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 8:47:45 PM EDT
White Boot Co. A++++++
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 9:01:33 PM EDT
Red Wings
Made in Minnesota
Link Posted: 8/27/2005 9:04:57 PM EDT
Very pleased with Danner Arcadias.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 4:16:27 AM EDT
Bellevilles aren't bad at all. Light, breathable and waterproof, and I got em for free . Like them so much I'm thinking of buying a spare pair before the Army starts issuing the ugly brown boots and no longer sells them at the PX.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 4:29:51 AM EDT
I like the new Bates USMC boots.

Max
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 4:30:02 AM EDT
What's your mission?

Two steppin with the ladies?
Tracking Big Foot in the Alabama woods?
Drivin a tractor?
Hiking the appalachian trail?
Looking like an ubber tactical poser?

Not specific enough to answer.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 5:15:31 AM EDT
Danner Acadias. The last work boot I'll buy. Can be resoled too.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 5:31:18 AM EDT
what is the intended use fort hese boots? Work? hiking? both?.......I have a pair of Converse Desert Boots with the composit toe.......I wear them all the time, for work, hiking ,working around the yard........they a very comfortable, pretty light and hold up quite well for a $110 boot.............just my.02 worth.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 9:32:11 AM EDT
I wear my boots everywhere. Hunting, crossing rivers, cutting grass, going to school, and church. There purpose for my new boots is for the obove mentioned.
I have had "S&W" boots from Brazil, Magnum and now Rocky boots from China. I hate them all. They hardly lasted a year before problems set in. The best pair I ever had was by Altima. The only reason I haven't bought any more is I heard they are now made in China or at least some of them and that I cann't try them on before I buy them.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 9:36:50 AM EDT
Corcorans for daily wear, and Magnum Storm for sloppy weather.

Danners don't fit me very well.

Ops
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 9:42:42 AM EDT
Two pairs or Red WIngs here. I LOVE em'
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 2:24:02 PM EDT
Military boots...

I hate the Belleville ICBs. Too hot and won't drain water. On a long hike they pool up with sweat and you get blisters from hell.

The new USMC boots are better, but for some reason the sole is angled forward. Feels really weird. I don't like them much either.

Give me plain old USGI jungle boots any day (not the korean ones, real ones).


For civilian boots, I have some steel toe Chippewa engineer boots that I've worn almost every day for the past 6 years. I love them.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 2:29:46 PM EDT
Danner Olympics, Danner makes a good quality boot.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 2:33:07 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Sylvan:
Raichle.
swiss made.
Best Boots Ever.



Big +1
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 2:37:30 PM EDT
Dont buy Danner! They are comfortable and all, but when you wear them daily in a tough enviroment they do not hold up at all. I went threw two pairs of Super Rain Forests in six months. First pair went south at 3 months, I was pissed and complained. After a lot of hassle they sent me a new pair of boots, but sadly the new pair only lasted me another 3 months.

I'll never own another Danner boot.
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 2:44:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By ComputerGuy:
Dont buy Danner! They are comfortable and all, but when you wear them daily in a tough enviroment they do not hold up at all. I went threw two pairs of Super Rain Forests in six months. First pair went south at 3 months, I was pissed and complained. After a lot of hassle they sent me a new pair of boots, but sadly the new pair only lasted me another 3 months.

I'll never own another Danner boot.




For a computer guy, you are tough on boots.


I wear Blunstone Boots. They are made in Austrailia, since 1870.

With proper care they stay water proof and last about 2 years.....if you wear them daily.


-HS
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 3:30:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By shootemup:
Two pairs or Red WIngs here. I LOVE em'



+1
3 pairs
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 8:25:32 PM EDT
DANNERS all the way! Tough boot. They are pricey, but for the quality, they are the best bang for the buck. Made in USA.

Link Posted: 8/28/2005 8:29:22 PM EDT
www.redsoldier.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=180

these are VERY comfortable, fit like a dream, have great traction (unlike the altama's shitty treading), are very warm, and are relatively cheap too!
Link Posted: 8/28/2005 8:34:36 PM EDT
Redwings.

Although Bates hold up good for the price.

Link Posted: 8/28/2005 9:10:07 PM EDT
I have some Belleville USMC boots that were made when they were still using gortex. Hot but nice.
Link Posted: 8/31/2005 11:59:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/31/2005 12:04:56 PM EDT by DOW]

Originally Posted By ComputerGuy:
Dont buy Danner! They are comfortable and all, but when you wear them daily in a tough enviroment they do not hold up at all. I went threw two pairs of Super Rain Forests in six months. First pair went south at 3 months, I was pissed and complained. After a lot of hassle they sent me a new pair of boots, but sadly the new pair only lasted me another 3 months.

I'll never own another Danner boot.



Be advised there are 2 kinds of Danner boots - the real Danner "stitchdown" type of boot which can be resoled (an example would be Danner Acadia boots) and usually costs around $200 or more, and cheaper Danners which are similar to HiTec type boots. Which type did you have? I have never heard anybody badmouth Danner before, so I'm thinking you're referring to the cheaper ones, no?


ETA
Just googled your boot and saw that they are the more expensive type. What kind of work are you doing to wreck them - they look like tough boots. Dayum.
Link Posted: 8/31/2005 12:03:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Sigurd:
Military boots...

I hate the Belleville ICBs. Too hot and won't drain water. On a long hike they pool up with sweat and you get blisters from hell.




I like em and i think they are great although you do make a point they will not drain water and it takes forever to dry if they get wet. They stay dry unless you submerge the boot and water comes in thru the top when that happens you are fucked cause the water doesn't escape

I never had a problem with them at benning but fort lewis fucked me up damn it rains alot there
Link Posted: 8/31/2005 12:05:04 PM EDT
I got some Rocky portland 9" boots that I love most comfortable shoe or boot I have ever worn period!
Link Posted: 8/31/2005 12:15:16 PM EDT
Danner

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