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OT favorite shoes?

Postby dtsoll » Thu Jan 16, 2003 1:00 am

I've seen wallets and other stuff so why not shoes? Long before I developed an addiction for knives there was the shoe fetish. I demand that the shoes I wear be comfortable. I cannot wear a shoe just because it looks good if it is not comfortable. I am on my feet all day long and as a custodian at a middle school, put on many miles each day. My favorite shoe thus far are Rockport Prowalker World Tour Classics. I am now on my third pair. Wearing them practically every day they still last 2 years. Most comfortable, longest lasting shoe I have tried. What's yours and why? dtsoll



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Postby vampyrewolf » Thu Jan 16, 2003 12:43 pm

US Army Boots, Jungle Boot style...

Had them since Nov 00, and still going hard. Only one spot of glue where I had a split starting.

I bought them due to non-slip sole, and chem resistant sole and constuction... I was working at BurgerKing, and others would get 6months out of shoes, I'm too cheap for that.

I am on my feet all day, and the gel insoles and mid-calf sides(the boots come up to mid-calf) make it easy.

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Postby 4 s ter » Thu Jan 16, 2003 1:57 pm

dtsoll

I have to second the Rockport Prowalker World Tour Classics! Very comfortable and long wearing. I had pain in my feet, ankles and knees from walking on concrete floors until I started wearing the Prowalkers. They solved that problem fast and I've been wearing them ever since (5 years now).

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Postby patogordo » Thu Jan 16, 2003 2:36 pm

I mostly wear timberlands, 3 models at the time

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Postby fredswartz » Thu Jan 16, 2003 4:38 pm

1: A pair of Herters lace up hunting boots that I couldn't wear out. Gave them to Goodwill after 25 years of use.
2: A pair of Georgia boots that I can't wear out and I still wear them.
3: A pair of Carolina Loggers that AT&T bought me in 1998 that have been resoled and have a Navy spitshine. They are my favorites.
4: A pair of Wolverine Goretex-Thinsulate Hunting boots that I use for deer hunting.

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Postby sam the man.. » Thu Jan 16, 2003 10:19 pm

plenty of Red Wing safety shoes, a coupla Salomons, Nikes and a few Chaco sandals.. <img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>:<img src="spyder.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby Simona » Thu Jan 16, 2003 10:42 pm

yeee, shoes is my hobby <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0><img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>
pair my french Christian Lacroix flip flops <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>
or black thongs with clear straps,they are super


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Postby dtsoll » Thu Jan 16, 2003 10:52 pm

That's it, I'm ditchin the Rockports and Flip-Flops is in for me. How ya spose they'll look on me? Maybe I'd better leave those for Simona!! dtsoll

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Postby sc_rebel1957 » Sat Jan 18, 2003 3:46 am

Wunder ifin they come in size 12 <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>
BTW the pink won me over LMAO I aint signng this post it's late and I gotta be tired to respond <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby Jeffrey » Sat Jan 18, 2003 4:06 am

My favorit shoes at this momen are my Diesel slip-in sneakers called Cosmic

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Postby kith » Sat Jan 18, 2003 6:18 am

i like rugged shoes.
bought a couple of redwings. didnt think it'd be a difference to my caterpillar when i spend the money (i spend it 'cos i've been seriously frustrated that day and wanted to waste some money on a silly acquisition), now realized that didnt work out, since theres definitly a difference in quality and comfort <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>. will go for redwing shoes only in the future...

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Postby icebj¿rn » Sat Jan 18, 2003 2:02 pm

I like mostly my old army boots. Also I use Camel boots and a pair of shoes made for trekking/walking.

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Postby cmassicotte » Sat Jan 18, 2003 4:09 pm

For EDW its a CHEAP pair of COSTCO "Court Classic" Tennies.

For rough wear its a pair of Corcoran "Field" Boots.

And for rough <i>cold</i> wear its a pair of Danner boots.


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Postby Kahz » Sat Jan 18, 2003 4:14 pm

Mephisto shoes. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

Otherwise, good army boots at any Army Surplus are always a valuable find. <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby Sword and Shield » Sat Jan 18, 2003 9:12 pm

Wolverine SD-1 Steeltoe. Not cheap, but nearly impossible to hurt. They dissipate static electricity, a definite benefit when your car is a Taurus with a penchant for shocking those exiting! <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby spidernoiree » Sat Jan 18, 2003 10:03 pm

Without a doubt my Doc Martens.

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Postby SpyderNut » Sat Jan 18, 2003 11:04 pm

Oh, the unsurpassable DM's!<img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

I too like the Doc Martin line of shoes/boots, but I find them a little inflated on the price side of things.<img src="sad.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>
To date, my *favorite* pair of shoes would have to fall to my pair of GBX's. Talk about comfortable! And, the price is reasonable.($60 bucks, if you find them in the right place.) My favorite sneaker would be my Adidis that I picked up last fall. Those fellas were a wee bit more $alty, but not too bad. Hey, I also like Sketcher shoes for nights out on the town. <img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby dialex » Sun Jan 19, 2003 1:21 pm

Jogging boots, black.

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Postby spydieman » Sun Jan 19, 2003 3:39 pm

Since getting used to wearing boots in the army, anything else just doesn't feel adequate. I prefer hiking style boots. My EDW is a pair of High Mountian Gore-Tex hiking boots. They are about two years old and still going strong.

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Postby CKE » Sun Jan 19, 2003 6:35 pm

Birkenstocks!!! The only way to go. If only I could wear them all year long. Also Doc's, I have a pair that I still wear and I have had them for 7 years. I do have a new pair though.

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