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TTS, so go with regular US mall brand sizing?
Can anyone please help with ultra light down sizing? The measurements seem pretty huge or are they misleading due to high armholes (size S = 22.25" p2p, size M = 23.5" p2p!)? I'm 6' with a 41-42 chest / 32-33 waist / athletic build, what size would be good for a slim fit (with maybe a thin sweater underneath or for layering underneath a shell)?
Wtf, please tell me those are seconds.
Totally missed this. Are they having the warehouse liquidation sale like last time?
Good call I think. I've got the Brunel boots which are pretty much the same boot with a different sole and I don't think they stretch out much. I don't think boots should ever feel tight.
I asked Wolverine for a pair of replacement 1k waxed laces since my speedhooks are eating through them and they sent me some very short round laces. Told them about the mistake and they said they don't have any and pointed me towards www.therightlace.com. Only $18 for a pair! Where do you guys get yours? Looking for something similar to the brownish gunmetal color that comes with the cordovan no. 8s.
IIRC, Wolverine said that FS sold seconds. It is really a crapshoot though. I was at a store looking at "first quality" Wolverine 1ks and every single pair had problems. One had stitches running right off the edge of the welt, several had bull penis leather and another was entirely mismatched in height and color. There was also a pair that had a welt with completely random stitch widths, how does that happen?? I went through 4 pairs myself before finding something...
Email Nick directly, he's always quick to reply. Please post here when you find out, I'm curious to know why it's doing that. Might also explain what happened to these boots posted by Winterbourne:http://www.styleforum.net/t/163864/wolverine-1000-mile-boot-review/2880#post_6094862http://www.styleforum.net/t/163864/wolverine-1000-mile-boot-review/2880#post_6096230
What's going on there though? Is the leather skin peeling off? Defective chromexcel? I saw a post a while back in here where some guy ended up with a big dark rough spot on his tan 1ks where the top layer had prematurely worn off. This is way worse, looks like chipped paint. I would return / exchange if I were you.
Pretty much agree with everything you guys said though I honestly don't mind where something's made as long as it's made well. The sad thing is, Wolverine customer service doesn't give a shit about the complaints which means all the feedback they're getting is going nowhere. From what they told me, it's up to the retailer to inspect each pair. hyong91: if your tans are the same size, consider keeping them and putting in inserts or something. Mine were different sizes...
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