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OT: Western Boots

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by texasbilly, Dec 12, 2012.

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  1. texasbilly

    texasbilly Member

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    Buy Lucchese boots. They are little pricey, but the most comfortable. Get them from a reputable dealer - not from an on-line dealer in knock-offs.

    Bill
     
  2. C-Money

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    http://www.ariat.com/Western/Men/Footwear/Professional/Tombstone.html?color=BLACK

    Try the link. Ariat Tombstone. Great boot. Comfortable. Square toe seems to be in style now. My son has these as his every day footwear. We live where shoes like this are as normal as sneekers are in other places. I have also had good luck with Boulet. Lots of options, Hope Christmas is a happy one for your family!
     
  3. AlanM

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    Look on www.sheplers.com, they have all sorts of boots. I am hard to fit and that is where I buy mine. I was told that new boots will be stiff and uncomfortable until they are broken in. They should be hard to get on at first, especially at the heal.

    Alan
     
  4. Barry C. Roach

    Barry C. Roach Well-Known Member

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    Lucchese. Especially if he takes good care of his boots and shoes. They are quality and will last his lifetime.
     
  5. Barrelbulge(Fl)

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    Never thought I would be comfortable in them but one time after a big sale I bought a pair of Ostrich (leg) boots by Dan Post and am real happy with them. Bulge.
     
  6. wayno

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    lplus on the luchesse
     
  7. Shooting Sailor

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    Lucchese are good, but for off the shelf fit, Justins are the best for me. I have a very high arch, and Justin is the only boot I can find that has a high arch built in.

    You might also look into custom made boots. These can be made to fit like a glove, for not much more than a good mid-range factory boot. I wear Viberg packer boots (a laceup cowboy/hunting boot) which I had built 13 years ago. They are my daily wear, work wear (before I retired), hunting wear boot, and are the best $350 I ever spent. The price is now up to about $440 or so, but amortised over a bunch of years, that ain't much! I figure I will still be weraring mine for at least another 5-10 years before they need a rebuild or replacement. Check out Viberg.com for more information.
     
  8. Danny B

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    ......NOCONA BOOTS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. gdbabin

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    Tony Lama


    Guy Babin
     
  10. wolfram

    wolfram Well-Known Member

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    Try a pair of Justin lacers. Very comfortable and a whole lot better traction than the typical western boot. Its what the real cowboys wear these days for everyting other than fancy dress occaisions. (at least around here)
     
  11. shoot em all

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    Fit is the critical element. Each manufacturer is a bit different. When they fit they are the best. I have a pair of Shark Skin boots that never broke in...they just don't stretch so inititial fit is critical. I have a pair of Anaconda boots that feel just like wearing a sock...the best.

    JON
     
  13. whiz-bang

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    I have been wearing custom made western boots from Stewart boot company out of Tucson Arizona. If you want the very best in comfort and style check out Stewart boot company. When I shoot in Tucson I always take a trip to check out new hides and order a new pair. There is a video on YouTube showing you the process in making there boots. Once you wear Stewarts boots you will never wear Tony Lamas or Noconos again. Plus you can style your boots the way you want them.
     
  14. cementman

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    Whiz-bang, could not agree more with your option of Stewart Boots. I have a couple pair that I wear on a regular basis. Also if anyone is interested starting tonight 9:00pst on Ebay, Item261142321659, I have listed a as new pair of Stewart boots, size 10D, maroon color, in I think Kangaroo or elk leather. Started at $150, buy it now $250 with shipping at $16. A heck of value, should go fast.
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  15. kgp912kgp

    kgp912kgp Active Member

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    What wolfram said.

    Bought a pair of Justins and never once thought I was wearing a new boot. Very comfortable and just perfect for the ranch.
     
  16. steele

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    I have 3 pair of Dan Post Elk skin. Like wearing slippers. Butch from Pgh
     
  17. Prettywood

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    What size does he wear?
     
  18. ljutic73

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    I wear Ariat and Justin. Don't have a Luccese dealer close enough here. Would love to wear Tony Lama but with a very high instep they just aren't an option. good luck!

    Ron Burr

    Alberta
     
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