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Posted: 1/7/2012 12:56:00 PM EDT
I need some help finding a new set of steel toe shoes for work. I would like to get some input to a shoe you may really like.

Link Posted: 1/7/2012 1:05:00 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/7/2012 1:06:07 PM EDT by ayf43]
Pro Series- Steel Toe, Anti-Fatigue

Most comfortable steel toed boots I have ever worn; actually they are the most comfortable pair of boots I ever worn.

The same pair has lasted me going 3 years now.

They are a little pricey though––depending on where you get them, they are around $150.00 to $200.00, but well worth the money.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 1:06:39 PM EDT
Danner Marine Hot has been my favorite safety toe boot so far.
Just picked up a pr of Double H western boots with safety toe, very nice too. Both made in the USA.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 1:13:48 PM EDT
I've had good luck with Red Wings.

Link Posted: 1/7/2012 1:15:35 PM EDT
Originally Posted By MNJack762:
I've had good luck with Red Wings.


Same here. Why shoes, you wearin a lab coat and pocket protector? Lol

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Link Posted: 1/7/2012 1:16:57 PM EDT
i am on my 3rd or 4th pair of these - converse composite safety toe

they meet all the same requirments of the ansi safety rating and are lighter and more comfortable if you ask me. however i have been on jobsites where, when they say steel toe .. they mean actual steel toe.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 2:18:29 PM EDT
I bought a pair of Red Wings once and even though they are a descent boot I really didnt feel they were worth the extra cash, been buying the Wally World specials ever since.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 2:23:51 PM EDT
I have a pair of Red Wing 2406 boots for here in the States, and some Timberland Pro insulated 8" boots for Canada and cold weather work.

Find a good boot store, and try a bunch out. What works for me may not work for you. I bought both pairs when I was still in Omaha before moving to Texas, spent probably $300 on both pairs.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 2:37:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 3:01:45 PM EDT
I'm sporting Danner Quarry lately. They have an alloy toe FWIW. They fit me well and I've tried them all since '79. YMMV.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 3:04:38 PM EDT
Timberland Pro's are long lasting and very comfortable. Worth every red cent.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 3:12:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 3:18:42 PM EDT
I've gone through 3 pairs of Red Wings. I'm on my second pair of Wolverine durashocks and they are by far the most comfortable boots I've owned.

My steel toes on the Wolverines got tested yesterday when I accidentally landed a 1,500# beam on my own foot.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 3:20:20 PM EDT
I'm on my second pair of Red Wings.
Link Posted: 1/7/2012 3:32:49 PM EDT
My wife recently informed me that KEEN is now making a steel toed shoe. I can't wait to try them, next time I have to buy new work boots.
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