Hi, I work outside in the field. I wear boots because it's what I think of as work wear, but they aren't very comfortable after long hours and when I go hiking I wear sneakers, which got me to…Continue
"Actually these days combat boots are getting pretty decent; Vibram has made some gear that, although I was originally issued for work, I now where out and about. Probably not the most fashionable choice, but they are multifunctional. "
"It really depends on what kind of boots you like to wear. Remember that leather boots rarely feel fantastic right out of the box, they usually have to be worked in over the course of a week or two of hard wearing. Then they form around…"
"If you have actual work to do, and need to protect your feet while still maintaining some modicum of comfort, Red Wing is the go-to boot. Lightweight day hikers may be more comfortable most of the time, but when something heavy lands on your foot,…"
"Excuse the cut and paste, but it gave a good bit of info for the boot. I wore these for many a mile, and they kept my feet protected and dry. Incredibly light weight considering the construction.
American-made Danner Elite Series Fort Lewis Boots. A…"
"Why? What is it that you do that would preclude the wearing of a well built steel toed boot that was actually attractive when new?
Is ugly a requirement?
I judge boots on their quality of construction, fit, and utility. The…"
Make certain your toes have enough room. Wolverine's 8" lace on fits me perfectly. Steel toe or not, your toes shouldn't be squished into the end.
If you have a wide toe, Justin even has a square toed…"
"You can get comfortable boots with toe caps just make sure that they are wide enough and water thick socks. You are better off getting them from a shop and trying them on rather than buying online. Also like any shoe they will get more comfortable…"
"I have worn boots daily for most of my adult life, most often the work style boot you are discussing here, my preference is Justin Boots but I like Redwing and Ariat boots as well. During the winter I tend to wear lace ups and summer months the…"
So I just made a new belt, but have never worked with leather before. I just wanted a raw leather belt that would last 20 years like my Grandpa always had, without spending $100.I bought a leather strip blank from Tandy (since I heard that, though cheap, they are good quality.I used Leather Balm with Atom wax on the back and front twice because I wanted it to stay a natural color.I then smoothed the edges with a plastic smoother and gum tragacanth. I also Just poked a single hole since my pants…See More
"Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I got him a bottle of kraken dark spiced rum.
looked different and I hadn't had it before and I don't think he has (he generally sticks to either havana club or capt. morgans)."
"I love irish car bombs. Awful experience first time I ever had one.
I was 19/20 with a buddy in a hole in the wall dive bar. Looking to drink something different. Asked the server for a suggestion she recommended an irish car bomb. Knowing NOW that…"
"I've posted this before, but perhaps it's worth another go-round
While in principal I’m not against gold, guns and ammo, I don’t think they’d be a solution during and after a socio-economic collapse. To get a reasonable…"
"Bundaberg Rum, Kraken Rum, or if you REALLY want to impress, get the top rated rum of 2012-Ron Millonario XO Reserva Especial Rum. Never PERSONALLY had it, but my friend (who is a bartender) swears by it being the best damn rum ever.