Originally Posted by Sander
I'd base my decision on the last. If they are on the same last, I'd get the Strand, since you don't have that many of them. If not, I'd get the McA, I've seen it a few times on the interwebz, in different sizes, and I always thought it was one of the better looking AEs.
Pretty sure they're both on the 5.
I have two pairs of the McAllisters and love them. Not blobby in the slightest.
I've been thinking of picking up a pair of the Strands in Walnut, but seeing them compared like that, I might just get the McAs instead. That way, I'll have one in each finish.