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OMG. Methinks, we are about to discover how highly polished a pair of RMW can become!I wonder what the NSN of those boots will be ?Individual fitting sounds very un-army to me.
Embrace the coconut
Of course, simply use strips of kevlar reinforced leather with appropriately sized and spaced holes attached to the inside, covering the metal surrounds but allowing the laces to move freely. Ask your cobbler to attach the strips using rocking horse poop and left handed screwdrivers. You must then also lubricate the laces with nothing other than coconut oil for fearSeriously though, there is no real way to prevent this short of covering the eyelets or the tongue, which is...
Boots were meant to be worn with thick socks, no ? I think this is a major reason that people advise others to go down in size, as they wear them with thin dress socks.
It used to be that I thought they were introducing new lines to help bring in new customers whilst keeping up standards. Sadly, it seems they are fully on the way to Eddie Bauer - isation.
Each to their own care regimen. As mentioned, Trick is to not over condition.
Generally speaking it is a good idea to condition boots before wearing them as you do not know how long or in what conditions they have been in storage before arriving with you.The trick is to not over condition them.
What was the problem with neatsfoot ?I've known people who have applied lots of neatsfoot during the break in period and later on complain that it made the leather permanently too soft.
Fingers crossed.
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