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    Work boots

    Just wanted to update this for anyone else who may be interested. I went with a pair of thorogood boots, specifically their 8in, plain toe, wedge sole boot. I love them, feel like I'm walking in pillows, and for the $140 I paid for them, I feel their worth it. My only gripes are I wish the...
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    Work boots

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Merkava_4</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: afoulk</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I have a pair of redwing 877's I wear everyday outside of work...
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    Work boots

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: torino351</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I have used redwings with good results. make sure your feet are measured correctly. What I have found that also helps is the Dr. Scholls inserts. the one where you stand on the...
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    Work boots

    Guys who have the Thorogoods, how is the arch support in them? I need lots of it. Afraid to try them as I worry about heel spurs or lower back trouble coming back again. I've already decided though, If I don't go with loggers again, Thorogoods are what I wanna go with this time around. Haven't...
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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: tom slick</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I've figured out that good insoles make more difference than boot brand. </div></div> I agree to a certain extent. For me, having had lower back and heel spur problems, logger...
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    Work Pants/Shirt

    Work provides my uniforms, which unfortunately are mostly polyester I believe, and I sweat something terrible in the summer, and freeze my butt off in them in the winter. As far as work t shirts, I really like the Duluth Trading ones. They are fairly heavy weight, without being to hot in the...
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    Work boots

    Thinking of trying these... <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000WKJJXC/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1454601352&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=chippewa+73075" title="httpwwwamazoncomgpawdB000WKJJXCrefmpsa11qid1454601352ampsr81amppiACSX236SY340FMwebpQL65ampkeywordschippewa73075"...
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    Work boots

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: doitmyself</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Chippewa Boots are U.S. made and they have quite a few styles. I don't know if they would meet the OP's needs for fit. They generally run about $180 to $300. <a...
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    Work boots

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Jarlaxle</div><div class="ubbcode-body">What about getting your 620s resoled? </div></div> Soles are actually in decent shape, but the waterproof lining is wore through at my heels, and stitching is starting to come...
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    Work boots

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: skyactiv</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I'm a semi mechanic for UPS. I'm currentley wearing Thorogood steel toed slip resistant shoes. I put a product called Sno Seal on all my work footwear. You ever go to a...
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    Work boots

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Chris142</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I had very bad luck with both RedWing and Red back boots. Redwings wore out in 6 weeks and Red back in 2 the replacement lasted 3 weeks.! Redwing told me to pound sand and red...
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    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Doublehaul</div><div class="ubbcode-body">That first boot the 620 is made in China...fwiw </div></div> Yes, I know, but I had always wanted to try redwings, and it was what I could afford at the time, and truthfully...
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    Work boots

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: OneEyeJack</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You're on the right track, looking for custom made boots that can be rebuilt. The uppers and be protected pretty well and be patched or repaired as needed. I worked in Alaska...
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    Work boots

    My current work boots... <a href="http://www.redwingshoes.com/red-wing-shoe/620-red-wing-shoes/620-red-wing-mens-9-inch-logger-boot-brown" title="httpwwwredwingshoescomredwingshoe620redwingshoes620redwingmens9inchloggerbootbrown"...
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    Work boots

    Hoping to get some advice from guys here who may be diesel or heavy equipment mechanics. I've been a diesel mechanic almost 16yrs now, working on concrete all day, every day, and up until about two years ago, I thought the most comfortable work boots I had tried were timberland pros. I'd get two...
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