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Cowboy Boots

Discussion in 'General Attire & Accoutrements' started by Jack Scorpion, May 17, 2005.

  1. AlexTheApache

    AlexTheApache Familiar Face

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    New to me cognac Caiman Belly. Made by Black Jack Boots out of El Paso.



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  2. redlinerobert

    redlinerobert One of the Regulars

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    Seriously. You have a knack for writing. I can see how easy it rolls out from you. I want to hear more. Take my advice. Write a short story. Someday you'll remember this advice.
     
  3. Desert dog

    Desert dog One Too Many

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    Just had these delivered, a Christmas present for my wife. She has been wanting some red boots, and recently said she would like some snake or lizard skin. She asked for a pair of vintage boots for Christmas, so here they are. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  4. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    Nice gift, Dd. Bet she'll like those. Very little wear.
     
  5. BobHufford

    BobHufford I'll Lock Up

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    Good on you!
     
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  6. RJR

    RJR I'll Lock Up

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    +1
     
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  7. Desert dog

    Desert dog One Too Many

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    Thanks Bamaboots, I feel lucky to have found them. This will be her fifth pair of western boots and third pair of black labels. I'm afraid this isn't the end. I may have created a monster.


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  8. memphislawyer

    memphislawyer Practically Family

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    Love those red boots
     
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  9. belfastboy

    belfastboy Call Me a Cab

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    Damn, if you offered to buy me a pair of boots like this I would marry you!!!!
     
  10. Joao Encarnado

    Joao Encarnado I'll Lock Up

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    Great gift!
     
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  11. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    Love me some red cowboy boots and black with red accents. Ran across this pic from Canyon City, TX bootmaker Dean Randolph. Never seen a red welt before.
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  12. belfastboy

    belfastboy Call Me a Cab

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    I have been putting a TOPY thin rubber sole overtop the leather soles of my cowboy boots. Do you leave them as leather?
    I find the leather slippery and up here in the wet leather does not handle the wet very well and the TOPY helps extend the life of the sole. Costs $30 but worth it in my view. It is so thin it does not really show on the profile of the boot.
     
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  13. Desert dog

    Desert dog One Too Many

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    I haven't used it, but here in the Mojave desert, moisture isn't much of a problem.

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  14. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    I have them on my pair of Stallion boots but no others. I have thought about putting them on some of my customs because the makers are dead and I don't think I would ever have them half-soled. A rebuild would be difficult using a different maker. As @belfastboy said, I don't notice a profile change in the boots.
     
  15. Desert dog

    Desert dog One Too Many

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    How is it attached?

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  16. Desert dog

    Desert dog One Too Many

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    Those are very pretty, I like black and red together. Hurricane's black and red, with long mule ears are etched in my brain.

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  17. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    It's a fairly thin rubber sheet that is applied with a flexible contact cement. I've never seen any come loose.
     
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  18. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    Here is what it looks like on my Stallion's
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  19. Desert dog

    Desert dog One Too Many

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  20. belfastboy

    belfastboy Call Me a Cab

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    I have been putting them on some of the vintage boots I have recently picked up. For the small amount of miles I will put on them it should prevent me from having to have them resoled
     

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