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Posted: 3/17/2006 2:58:45 PM EDT
i just got my second pair of doc martens and boy are they comftorble, so much so that i just ordered another pair for backup. my first pair of docs were steel toe and they were every bit as comfy as a good pair of non-steel. im definatly sold on docs and i think they will be the only brand i ever buy ever again (the beer is talking), too bad their not made in england anymore but CHINA !!!!!
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 2:59:43 PM EDT
Redwing.

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Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:00:18 PM EDT
corcoran marauder jump boots. I've worn them all through ROTC, and it will be a shame when i need to swap them out for leather flying boots when I get to UPT.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:00:49 PM EDT
Timberland Gorge. I like them better than my Danners.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:02:21 PM EDT
bate lites boots when i was in the navy, they dont make them the same way anymore... the leather was like suede, the soles where as soft as running shoes. they where steel toe and shank but you could not tell

if i could find them i would buy 3 pairs
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:02:58 PM EDT
I have a pair of Sorel Conquest's that are probably the most comfortable boots I have ever owned.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:04:28 PM EDT
LL Bean Cresta Hikers.

After a few years, they fit like a sneaker, and have lots of life in them yet.

Great boots.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:04:39 PM EDT
Most comfortable work boot: Redwings Comfort Force.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:04:48 PM EDT
I made some boots out of marshmellows and cotton candy once. They were very, very, very comfortable....just not vey durable.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:05:37 PM EDT
I have had great luck with Wolverine Durashocks. I have owned many pairs to include Danner, Redwing, and a few others. I prefer Wolverines over all of them.

Sean
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:05:37 PM EDT

Originally Posted By N1Rampage:
Redwing.

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+1.

They are every bit as comfortable as ANY shoes I have EVER worn!
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:16:21 PM EDT
Danner 45GTX
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:18:00 PM EDT
I like my Oakley assault boots, they have held up pretty well overseas and are tres comfortable.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:18:50 PM EDT
Oakleys.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:19:22 PM EDT
Vasque Newbrier. Took about 80-100 miles of break in to get them that way although I have sissy blister-prone feet.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 3:20:21 PM EDT
Corcs, RedWing and First Response keep your foot wear up to 'snuff' and wear Cotten socks dagnabbit,,,just opinion
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 4:21:07 PM EDT
Danner Rainforest uninsulated. Pricey but worth it.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 4:54:05 PM EDT
I heard the Oakleys make a lot of noise. Squeaky or something. True or not true?
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 4:57:57 PM EDT

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
I have a pair of Sorel Conquest's that are probably the most comfortable boots I have ever owned.



Damn good snow boots, I have a pair. For everything else I prefer Danner Acadias.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 4:58:33 PM EDT
Danner acadias
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:01:55 PM EDT
Well broken in pair of Belleville desert boots with good inserts.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:03:14 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:04:36 PM EDT
Hi Tec Magnums.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:05:46 PM EDT
White's 10" Smoke Jumpers "what other boots strive and fail to be"
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:08:42 PM EDT

Originally Posted By sparkyCG:
Danner 45GTX


+1
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:10:46 PM EDT
Lugz
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:24:59 PM EDT
Herman's Survivors
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:26:17 PM EDT
either dr.martens or grip fast
though id do like lugz and timberlands
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:26:46 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jbombelli:

Originally Posted By N1Rampage:
Redwing.

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+1.

They are every bit as comfortable as ANY shoes I have EVER worn!




+2

Swat's are comfortable too
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:27:52 PM EDT
Bates lights.

Max
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:34:55 PM EDT
i have a pair of sketchers steel toes that grind my feet like a meat grinder, ive wore them 1 time and i cant do it again. these docs feel like im walking bare footed, no tension anywhere in my feet and im on them for 8 hours a day and probably walk a good mile as well.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:37:37 PM EDT
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Wolverine Durashocks.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:38:42 PM EDT
For walking, I'd say Corcorans.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 5:55:45 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 6:12:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By N1Rampage:
Redwing.

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+1

They are serious work boots.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 6:13:56 PM EDT

Originally Posted By FredMan:
Danner Rainforest uninsulated. Pricey but worth it.



They are nice but, Redwing beats them.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 6:18:21 PM EDT
Danner
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 6:19:05 PM EDT
[LEO] Jackboots. [/LEO]
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 6:26:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By JasonM33:
I heard the Oakleys make a lot of noise. Squeaky or something. True or not true?



True; when wet.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 6:28:40 PM EDT
A regular issue pair I purchased at the USMC issue store at MCAS El Toro. They came with a mesh insert. with good issue socks those damn things were great.

I still have them around here somewhere too. That was thirty years ago and they are still comfy.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:09:15 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Ranger689:
White's 10" Smoke Jumpers "what other boots strive and fail to be"



Dems sum bootz dere!! Whites are the best boots made! Bar none!!
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:11:58 PM EDT
My early 80's USMC black Caddy's. They broke in like glove leather. With good cushion sole inserts they felt like sneakers.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:31:45 PM EDT
I got two pair of combat boots while in the Marines from '77-'81. One pair I have worn off and on for the last 26 years. THEY are the most comfortable boots I have ever worn.

The other pair still look like the inspection boots I used them for! It wouldn't take but a few minutes work to raise a good Marine spit shine, but they are barely broken in.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:35:50 PM EDT
Gripfast boots, the finest hippie stomping boot made.
TO POLISH

Step 1. Put on some Angus boot polish.
Step 2. Find a hippie wearing a COTTON tye dye shirt (must be cotton,don't want to scuff your boots on hemp cloth)
Step 3. Repeatedly kick said hippie,being careful to alternate boots and paying special attention to the cap toe until you get that mirror polish.
Step 4. Don't neglect to polish entire boot ,including heel.

Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:38:17 PM EDT
5.11 HRT
Danner Acadias
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:38:39 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MadBodhi:
Gripfast boots, the finest hippie stomping boot made.
TO POLISH

Step 1. Put on some Angus boot polish.
Step 2. Find a hippie wearing a COTTON tye dye shirt (must be cotton,don't want to scuff your boots on hemp cloth)
Step 3. Repeatedly kick said hippie,being careful to alternate boots and paying special attention to the cap toe until you get that mirror polish.
Step 4. Don't neglect to polish entire boot ,including heel.




Ain't ya supposed to spit on the hippy alot?
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:45:39 PM EDT
Matterhorns...Period
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:50:42 PM EDT

Originally Posted By shooter0311:
Matterhorns...Period



I love mine! Honorable mention, at less than half the price, are the Corcoran (made in China though ) 9" Mach desert steel toes.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:57:17 PM EDT
LUGZ Ive had about 15 pair.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 9:59:42 PM EDT
Doc Marten's...I'm wearing a pair of the normal (common) black ones right now.
Link Posted: 3/17/2006 10:09:28 PM EDT
Russell - Safari "PH"
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