Engineer Boots

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by 58panheadfan, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. 01flhr

    01flhr One of the Regulars

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    I wouldnt doubt they both make the same insole for rw. Either way im sure you cant go wrong. Theyre way better than any off the rack insoles ive used. Im on my feet 15 hrs a day for sometimes months at a time. Trust me, i like to be comfortable

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  2. OneEyeMan

    OneEyeMan Practically Family

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    Thanks
     
  3. Sheepdog149

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    Red Wing 2991s - Dierks Bentley concert or bust ;)[​IMG]

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  4. morrison2951

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    Love my vintage 1970's Frye black labels!

    Great boots! :)
     
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  5. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

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    I wish I could wear those...
     
  6. Edward

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    Nice. Refreshing to see a standard, low heel for a change too. :)
     
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  7. ButteMT61

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    Walking heels. Love the standard heels on my typical western boots, but for engineers and others, I prefer the walkers. Looks like cork too - my favorite sole.
     
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  8. Edward

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    I believe they're the same sole as on my Iron Rangers. They might lack the Brando-cool of some of the other options, but you can't argue with the practicality of them.

    Interestingly, all the British bike boots from the classic era, including even the likes of Lewis' take on an American-style engineer boot, had the low heel. I wonder is this just coincidence, or is there a specific reason for it. Traditional horse-riding boots in the UK were always low-heeled - not that dissimilar to a Lewis motorcycle boot, though less likely to be zipped-up the back traditionally (not uncommon now). Can't imagine the typical riding position on a British bike affected the feet that much, as distinct from leading British jackets to be much more likely to have a side-buckle.
     
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  9. Sheepdog149

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    Sportin' a pair of Lone Wolf's (Japan made) today [​IMG][​IMG]

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  10. 01flhr

    01flhr One of the Regulars

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    Dear god thats a good looking pair of boots. I like a quality jacket as much as anyone else but boots get me going, and those are killer.

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  11. dudewuttheheck

    dudewuttheheck One Too Many

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    Same. Boots are my number one favorite clothing item. Shoes are always the most important part of your kit/outfit IMO.

    Lone Wolf boots are quite nice.

    Some pics of my Clinch boots that I picked up in Japan recently:
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    The black ones were worn a bit before the picture was taken.
    Some shots of the shop and the team there as well.
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  12. red devil

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    Complete beginner question here: Does cordovan (as in horse butt) work well for engineer boots or is it better left for dress shoes?
     
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  13. Dav

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    Well I don't have any experience with the leather, but being as I like wear my engineers while dog walking and gardening I don't think it would be suitable at all, at least not for me.
     
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  14. 01flhr

    01flhr One of the Regulars

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    Holy smokes. I just did some looking and thats some serious coin for boots. Are they at least custom?

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  15. Sheepdog149

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    Awesome boots & pics!

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  16. Sheepdog149

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    Sure, I don't see why not. I'd check with "Brian The Bootmaker." I have a pair of Allen Edmonds' Dalton wingtip dress boots made from cordovan horsebutt, and they are beautiful.

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  17. handymike

    handymike I'll Lock Up

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    Himel Bros did a Horse butt (strip) boot with Ace Boots
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    and he keeps talking about another run coming some day from Viberg, but for my money (at the moment) Attractions Horse Butt are the way to go!
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  18. Dav

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    I thought red devil was referring to Shell Cordovan, something like these http://imgur.com/a/WOZiI not my cup of tea I'm afraid, not with that sole anyway. Horse Butt on the other hand, yea I'd love a pair, still waiting on Bryan in fact.
     
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  19. handymike

    handymike I'll Lock Up

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  20. Dav

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    Much better with a proper sole.
     

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