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Work boots
« on: May 25, 2020, 07:42:40 PM »
Iíve worn keen Pittsburgh for a number of years. Theyíre a good boot, Iíve got flat feet and Iíve suffered from plantar fasciitis in the past so I have to be careful with my feet and the keens work well for the me but theyíre kind of expensive. Iím wondering what everyone else wears?
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Re: Work boots
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2020, 08:29:13 PM »
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Re: Work boots
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2020, 08:48:40 PM »
I've had good luck with the thorogood American heritage boot.

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Re: Work boots
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2020, 09:16:23 PM »
I got flat feet and work on concrete all day. I wear a danner bullrun wedge sole. Theyíre a strait leather boot which helps if your feet get hot but ainít worth a damn if itís wet out.

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Re: Work boots
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2020, 10:16:36 PM »
What kind of work do you do? Indoor, flat surfaces? Outdoor in the elements? I had a pair of Cat (like the heavy equipment) fabricators boots that were great for all around indoor/outdoor use. Though they are meant for hard flat surfaces. I'm in a pair of Georgia Athens I bought on a budget currently. They have been solid though, comfy and dry.
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Re: Work boots
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2020, 11:01:22 PM »
Redwings for the past 10 years. Great boots and customer service. Some of there boots can be rebuilt.

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Re: Work boots
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2020, 12:14:35 AM »
Redwings for the past 10 years. Great boots and customer service. Some of there boots can be rebuilt.

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Re: Work boots
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2020, 06:39:16 AM »
Danner super rainforest, out in the muck and mud most days and with a little maintenance I get two to three years of solid use at work and the woods out of them. Pretty much all ive used on my feet for the past 15 years. Not cheap though.

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Re: Work boots
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2020, 07:50:46 AM »
If the keens work don't switch up even if pricey. With having foot issues myself it took me years of going through different boots before I found one that works for me. I personally wear nothing but danners. They have a 1 year guarantee and I beat the crap out of them. Dont change what works, ESPECIALLY with having problems with your feet.

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Re: Work boots
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2020, 09:10:13 AM »
I rotate daily between Nicks & Whites...
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Re: Work boots
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2020, 09:35:51 AM »
Iíve worn keen Pittsburgh for a number of years. Theyíre a good boot, Iíve got flat feet and Iíve suffered from plantar fasciitis in the past so I have to be careful with my feet and the keens work well for the me but theyíre kind of expensive. Iím wondering what everyone else wears?

If you have feet issues don't go cheaper. At $185 these are at the lower end of what some would call expensive boots. Every reply in this thread so far is more expensive. As the old saying goes you spend 90% of your life on you feet or on your back. Invest heavily in a good mattress and good boots. It might seem insane, and could just be plain ol' out of reach, but if you can go custom/rebuildable your feet and back will thank you. C-Money mentioned Nick's and Whites. JK Boot and Wesco are a couple other PNW options. They'll set you back $500-$500, but (after break in) will be the most comfortable boot you've owned. Will be custom built to your foot, and will be rebuildable. Long term, cost of ownership comes out cheaper.
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Re: Work boots
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2020, 10:41:59 AM »
I wear the Danner Kinetic gtx everyday at work and love them. I walk 6-7 miles a day inside and outside at work in rain and snow with no issues. Great boot for around $150!!

 


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