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Here is an evo pic of my farmer/ranchers. They are my every day boot and getting better each week.
It appears to be totally a matter of opinion, because with the semi dress casual boot I like the flat wax laces. For a work boot I like leather, but not for casual.I guess on here it will depend in who's opinion you value. 😁👍 Either way, you win with a nice boot!
@bl@ster That brogue is only European as far as I know. Does anyone know if RW would build a brogue ranger with a beckman sole if we went through a local RW store? I would buy that.
Since we are all over the place, @linafelt your fireplace looks exactly like mine. Hardwood, brick tiles, brick surround; I did a double take at your pic.I like the cut tongue.
The tongue on my brown oil tan farmer ranchers was digging in pretty good for me at first. I just simply loosened up on the the laces until the tongue was broken in and that helped me a lot. Now I can tie them as snug as I want.This is how I fold my tongue as well. It doesn't sit on the outside ankle bone as much.
 Nice pics.  If I heard the specs of your boots (lowered heel and 9") without seeing them, I don't think they would be my taste, but they look good!
Ultrasound lists it as the 461 last.This looks like a steal toe that has been resoled and maybe rebuilt. The upper and laces look like they have some wear.
Is it just me or does this roughout medallion cap toe look really good!? (not my boots)
I called White's about my boot fit problem and guess what he (Mike) said he would do if I sent the boots to him... put them on a "ball stretcher."  He told me that the boots seemed like they were the right fit and he wouldn't go down more than a 1/2 size at most.  He suggested that I find a local guy to stretch the place where the toe vamp and heal counter meet and I should notice a big difference.     I might be running the risk of alienating myself, but Louie (although...
Well, I have about 100 hours or so on my ranchers and I think I've come to some conclusions. I knew going in that I was buying a boot that was about a 1/2 size too big (I think now maybe a full size), but for the price I was paying I couldn't pass them up. One of the things I wasn't counting on was how long they would take to break in and until that, you really can't judge their fit. Secondly, I underestimated the quality, thinking that the boot would give more. My...
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