I dont know...I like my blue neumok...quality wise, its a part of the rough collection obviously, so no fine leathers here...and I find it to be just a notch below the mctavish, although the store associate says they are essentially the same shoe...but to my eye, the mctavish just looked a tad more substantial and polished, in a sense. But I like em...you wont see many other people with them on...at least I havent.
I don't think it is fair to say that they are essentially the same shoe as the McTavish. Apart from the same broguing pattern, they are a completely different animal. Different upper leather, no lining, single sole rather than a double sole. The McTavish will be a substantially more durable shoe in the long run.