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Posted: 5/27/2001 8:24:44 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 8:32:53 AM EDT
I am on my third pair of Arcadias..and dont lace them all the way up..logged in them and hunted/hiked in them..to me the Ft Lewis/Go Devils are too high ...(and in RVN I was a Go-Devil /2/39th 9th Inf Div)
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 9:16:24 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 10:16:44 AM EDT
Go light. I have the Ft.Lewis boots and they are great when its real cold and you get to ride around and freeze your as off in a M998 with no heater. If I was a ground pounder I would get the Arcadia.
Link Posted: 5/27/2001 8:04:36 PM EDT
usmco3 ive had a pair of ft. lewis boots since the early 90's. these things are unbelievable. i have a few friends of mine who have bought cheaper ones and can't believe the shape these things are in. they've been everywhere from hunting in maine to playing paintball..and they are comfortable as hell...... nemo
Link Posted: 5/28/2001 5:23:57 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/28/2001 5:34:25 PM EDT
FWIW, the Acadia's were optional SEAL team issue. The Ft. Lewis is harder on your calves, particularly if your legs are short. The Acadias are light enough to run in them.
Link Posted: 5/28/2001 5:47:30 PM EDT
I've had the Ft. Lewis boots for years and they are great boots. I wear them for hunting everything from birds to deer. I've had no problems with them bothering my calves, but it may depend upon your physique. In below freezing temperatures, I can sit for about 3 hours before my feet start to get cold. I'll pick up some boot blankets for the all - day tree stand hunts, but the Danners are great for those long hikes in the mountains to get to my spot.
Link Posted: 5/28/2001 5:55:04 PM EDT
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