Quick question gents (as I am relatively new to the high-end shoe world),
I just took a stroll during my lunch break and found a local cobbler. I asked how much he charged for adding rubber soles and he said $50. I asked if he would do it for $30 if I promised to bring in two more pairs of shoes next week (Strands and Neumoks). He agreed.
Is $30 a reasonable price for vibram soles and heel caps (I think that's what he called them)?
Anyways, it took about 10 minutes so I waited while he did the work on my Daltons.
In the Memphis area, I had Cobbler 1 put plastic heel and toe taps on for $17. Pricy for what it was.
I next tried Cobbler 2 and got vibram half soles and plastic heel taps put on for $20. Very good job done and more reasonable cost (albeit at a less convenient location).