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Posted: 11/27/2003 1:14:59 PM EST
Does anybody have any feedback on the US mil issue gortex boots. I need a good all-purpose camping/beat-around/hiker/work boot. Has anyone an opinion? All info appreciated.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 1:25:53 PM EST
if you want a tough pair of boots that will last forever, be comfortable, and look decent....look at the wolverine durashock steel toe.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 1:26:44 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/27/2003 1:52:41 PM EST by garandman]
I got a pair of Danners that are very nice. Lightweight, 8", blacktical, waterproof. [img]http://www.danner.com/images/productimg/42904.jpg[/img] Strikers.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 1:29:35 PM EST
Carolina offers a great boot. Very comfortable out of the box, much more so than Red Wings and they're durable.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 1:36:33 PM EST
Danner Acadias or the Matterhorn USMC boot are very close to the current issue gore-tex boot for the USMC... I know, I was in. The Danner Acadias are the most comfortable pair of shoes I own.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 1:37:49 PM EST
I just had to send a pair of Danner Foothills back for a size change. They are brown with cordura tops, goretex, hook lacing on top and the vibram sierra sole. I can't wait to get the wider pair back. I think I am going to love them. If you order Danners I think you should get a wider pair as I think they run narrow.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 2:01:10 PM EST
Corcoran jump boots. A tad pricey, but well worth it.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 2:07:53 PM EST
Thanks for all the input. I can now look at some different brands for comparison. I would still like to hear from anyone who has tried the Sportsman guide factory second mil spec gortex boot. Not sure who manufactures these
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 2:15:02 PM EST
another vote for danners, i stand in mine at least 15 hours a day, and they feel like gym shoes, would not buy anything else
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 2:44:50 PM EST
I think I am leaning toward the Danner Acadia. I like both the black with gortex and the desert issue. Someone tell me how these run as far as sizing. Big, small or what as I will order without trying on. I appreciate all the great responses. My feet will thank you later.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 3:37:51 PM EST
The Matterhorn, while a knockoff of the Danner boot, is a good boot for the money. I've had three pairs since 1988 and they're relatively durable. You'd do better with the Danners (the stitching is better), but they're about $100 more, IIRC. The Corcoran "Jump Boots" aren't Gore-Tex and won't keep you warm, but they shine up very well for a "dress" boot.
Link Posted: 11/27/2003 3:42:44 PM EST
just bought a pair of ft lewis, best price i have found on danner's is here [url]http://www.bow-gun-hunting-sports.com/danner.htm[/url]
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 5:50:02 AM EST
Originally Posted By glazer1972: I just had to send a pair of Danner Foothills back for a size change. They are brown with cordura tops, goretex, hook lacing on top and the vibram sierra sole. I can't wait to get the wider pair back. I think I am going to love them. If you order Danners I think you should get a wider pair as I think they run narrow.
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Update. The wider pair fits perfect. I have only worn them about two days now and am very impressed so far.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 5:51:45 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/8/2003 5:52:36 AM EST by glazer1972]
Originally Posted By Goat007: I think I am leaning toward the Danner Acadia. I like both the black with gortex and the desert issue. Someone tell me how these run as far as sizing. Big, small or what as I will order without trying on. I appreciate all the great responses. My feet will thank you later.
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I would say the black one is probably going to run narrow. I have heard that the desert boot does not run as narrow as the black/brown ones.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 5:56:03 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/8/2003 6:00:59 AM EST by raven]
I have some Danner Radicals. [url]http://www.danner.com/products.asp?catid=11&prodid=1887[/url] Steel toe for work, comfortable, light, uninsulated yet kept my feet warm in subzero arctic winter conditions for a six hour stretch.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 6:10:27 AM EST
Danner Acadia #21210 There's nothing else I'd rather put on my feet.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 9:25:45 AM EST
I'll stick with Danner Acadias.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 9:55:53 AM EST
I got Danner Ft lewis here. Have lasted over a year wearing them everyday with no problems. Going to have to get new laces soon.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 10:01:44 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/8/2003 10:03:03 AM EST by knightsar]
Danner boots are the best. IMO
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 10:05:44 AM EST
Another Danner fan here. After getting my first pair earlier this year I tossed out most of my other boots. The Danners are SO comfortable.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 10:12:21 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/8/2003 10:13:54 AM EST by LotBoy]
Danner Acadia's. I have a pair of desert acadia's.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 10:15:53 AM EST
i can buy 1 pair of danners a year for 30% off wholesale cost. that ends up being over 100$ off
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 10:29:04 AM EST
Red Wing. Irish Setters. Great boot.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 1:19:08 PM EST
Well, I ended up with Matterhorn desert boots model #3000 with gortex. These look like the Danner desert boots but have gortex. They are very comfy and look great. Thanks to all for the input.
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