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Drzdave58

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Viberg sizing can be strange and since I have limited experience with them and received multiple answers from retailers on my sizing, I decided to take a plunge and order a 1/2 size down in these barely used Viberg roughout 2030 boots.
The 9.5 seemingly fit and my heel and ball land where they should with no heel slippage but I noticed there was quite a bit of room in the toe box. Everyone says that room in the toe box isn’t anything for concern and I agree but curiosity got the best of me and these were a steal at $300 in size 9.
Apparently I can fit into a size 9 and 9.5 in the 2030 last which broadened my choices for deals and sales.

I’ve never owned a boot with such an outsole, it’s kind of strange at first putting on such a heavy boot with the outsole which make it appear so much lighter, they have a much different feeling when stepping than the typical danite or ridgeway sole. They are nice for a casual look.
I think they would look good with those leather laces everyone buys aftermarket, I can’t remember the brand.
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I’m a full size down from brannock in Viberg in 2030 and 1035 lasts and I think most people are. You got a great deal on those and the soles are super comfortable. Enjoy!
 

Robbie79

Call Me a Cab
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These Jodhpur boots arrived last week from Indonesia. I'm really impressed about the craftmanship (handsewn) and the dark chocolate Shinki Horsebutt is really nice. I actually no longer regret that I sold my Clinch Jodhpur boots as the execution by Benzein is IMO as good as Clinch for a fraction of the price. I can have three Benzein Jodhpurs in different leathers and colours for one pair of Clinch...and you don't have to search. Benzein are really easy to deal with!

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torfjord

One Too Many
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1,801
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Sweden
These Jodhpur boots arrived last week from Indonesia. I'm really impressed about the craftmanship (handsewn) and the dark chocolate Shinki Horsebutt is really nice. I actually no longer regret that I sold my Clinch Jodhpur boots as the execution by Benzein is IMO as good as Clinch for a fraction of the price. I can have three Benzein Jodhpurs in different leathers and colours for one pair of Clinch...and you don't have to search. Benzein are really easy to deal with!

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These Jodhpur boots arrived last week from Indonesia. I'm really impressed about the craftmanship (handsewn) and the dark chocolate Shinki Horsebutt is really nice. I actually no longer regret that I sold my Clinch Jodhpur boots as the execution by Benzein is IMO as good as Clinch for a fraction of the price. I can have three Benzein Jodhpurs in different leathers and colours for one pair of Clinch...and you don't have to search. Benzein are really easy to deal with!

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These are nice but why did you sell the Clinch???
 

Robbie79

Call Me a Cab
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These are nice but why did you sell the Clinch???
Thanks @Monitor I knew that I would do someone a big favor who had been hunting for these boots for a long time. He actually appreciates the boots more than I ever did. Yes, these used (probably still) to be my grail boots which I never wore maybe because of the „grail factor“. I fortunately got these beauties now and these are just perfect for me. Again, I don’t see any big differences in workmanship between these and Clinch but this is only my opinion.
Cheers,
Robbie
 

Damon141

Practically Family
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557
I’m a full size down from brannock in Viberg in 2030 and 1035 lasts and I think most people are. You got a great deal on those and the soles are super comfortable. Enjoy!
Any experience with the Viberg 1004 last?
Anyone?

Some say it fits true to size, in other words no sizing down from regular boot size.
 

Edward

Bartender
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London, UK
Been selling too many boots need to restock. red wing released these online going to try out some iron rangers again. Might put some wax or something on em. have seen that with other red wing roughouts looks great.
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I o like my IRs. Got them about five or six years ago, still going strong. Mine are the standard waxy leather in the orangey-tan colour. I'd probably have gone for the darker brown by choice, but these were on sale at around half of the gonig UK price, so I wasn't so fussy. Like they very much. I'd love to have a pair of these in a leather that could take a shine, though I know that's a step away from the original design purpose. Love the shape of these boots, with that big, bulbous thirties toe and the snugger heel.
 

Damon141

Practically Family
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557
I'm not familiar with that one, but I would like to try the 2040 last.
The 2040 looks great, I wouldn’t mind a 2040 in black with lug sole and all eyelets.

With all of the Viberg choices in style, leathers, soles etc. One could really make a collection of only Viberg, I am interested in a pair of Whites Semi Dress or 350 cruisers also. Boots can be as addictive as jackets.
 

handymike

I'll Lock Up
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SoCal
I o like my IRs. Got them about five or six years ago, still going strong. Mine are the standard waxy leather in the orangey-tan colour. I'd probably have gone for the darker brown by choice, but these were on sale at around half of the gonig UK price, so I wasn't so fussy. Like they very much. I'd love to have a pair of these in a leather that could take a shine, though I know that's a step away from the original design purpose. Love the shape of these boots, with that big, bulbous thirties toe and the snugger heel.
If you give them a couple coats of Obenaufs they should take a shine.
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Damon141

Practically Family
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I love those, the contrast stitching really pops.
If they were size 10 they would be gone. The only Chelsea boots I have are too dressy looking, from your side of the world, Bally Switzerland.
 

Edward

Bartender
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London, UK
Really liking these 8087 IRs. Nice to order a stock boot with no wait and free returns for once.
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There's a lot to be said for going stock with some things. Shoes and boots especially, absent the chance to try on or being certain I 'know' the brand / last, I'm just not willing to order any more. Made that mistake a couple of times - fortunately without any hugely pricey mistakes, but it's just too big a risk.
 

Goel

One of the Regulars
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The one leather type I'd really like but is missing from my collection is a roughout boot. Kind of leaning towards a boondocker style, and flamepanda has my favorite last for that, but I'm not sure what his current wait times are or if he's even taking orders. It's probably well over a year now.
 

Canuck Panda

One Too Many
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The one leather type I'd really like but is missing from my collection is a roughout boot. Kind of leaning towards a boondocker style, and flamepanda has my favorite last for that, but I'm not sure what his current wait times are or if he's even taking orders. It's probably well over a year now.
reverse Kudu or rough out kudu. Soft like cashmere but thick and though!
 

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