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http://brannock.com/cgi-bin/start.cgi/brannock/history.htmlThird paragraph
Return to seller and eat the restocking fee ?
In this case it sounds to be more a question of the standard and finishing of the stitching than the weight that can be carried per se. Maybe ask them to double stitch these area, just in case you ever do attempt to carry a moose.
At least we are not alone in our rubber coating woes - http://www.reddit.com/r/malefashionadvice/comments/1d2ya0/brand_new_wolverine_1ks_went_to_the_cobbler_and/
Shell Cordovan
Taking one step back here.The soles were shaved and a vibram half-sole attached by a previous cobbler. Did you or the previous cobbler apply any conditioner or oil to the sole of the boot, causing it to become saturated prior to the application of the half-sole ?You ask, if you can wear the boots without a half-sole. The answer is yes and they will wear down as fast as an unshaved boot given the same factors - wear, environment, etc. Eventually, the leather sole will wear...
Yet in an earlier post you state "The cobbler is not the issue here, but the fact the leather is not conducive to adding a vibram sole because the glue will not stick.Splitting hairs I know, but people have been sticking these soles to leather for decades now.Where I come from we wear the shoes/boots for a while to get some wear on the leather sole, check the phase of the moon (must be waxing) and then take them to the cobblers. I've not had a problem. The wear is likely...
Yet in an earlier post you state "I know there are others who have had no problems with the vibram soles,"
It should be pretty easy for a cobbler. leather worker or even yourself to make.
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