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I wasn't really in the market for these but at $97 ...
Most of my AEs are 8.5E with a few 9Ds. The Gobis are 9D and I was little worried about the fit based on comments posted here. It's definitely a loose fit but I'm not sure how I would improve it. A C width might be more form fitting but I'd be concerned about the toe box being too tight. While loose overall, I'm not experiencing heel slip or other rubbing that would lead to blisters and for a casual shoe, especially one that will be worn in summer heat, I'm okay with a little extra room.
The only potential flaw I noticed was some nap in the base color showing through (see last pic). I figure that will work out over time and it isn't really visible from eye level anyway.
Finally, these are my first pair with the split reverse welt. I'm really liking it and think I'll use that on one of my upcoming resole projects.