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post #26491 of 47005
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Originally Posted by easy_golfing View Post


Well I do have flat feet, wear insoles and have pretty skinny ankles. I'm guessing they won't break in as I would like?

 

I had virtually no break- in for mine, so I would not anticipate much change from how they currently fit and/or slip in the heel.

post #26492 of 47005
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Originally Posted by plainnerd View Post

Quick question for everyone.  I bought a pair of Strands from Amazon the other day and just received them and realized that the soles are different.  The left sole is significantly darker and the edges are very rough, plus the heel is different. I also noticed one shoe doesn't have the little black Allen Edmonds logo on the inside of the ankle.  Any idea what's going on?

 

If I got those, they would be sent back faster than it took you to post that pic.  That is terrible.

post #26493 of 47005
They're going back in the morning, I was just curious what was the deal with them.
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I mean there is nothing wrong here; these will be seeing pavement far sooner than you'll remember that they started out as separate colors. It's your money and you should do what you want, but I personally wouldn't hassle with it. 

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Just got my Gridiron Derby Shoes from AE. Methinks they're very handsome. Here are some admittedly crappy real life pics from my cell phone:



Edited by bl@ster - 8/6/13 at 11:25pm
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Originally Posted by plainnerd View Post

Quick question for everyone.  I bought a pair of Strands from Amazon the other day and just received them and realized that the soles are different.  The left sole is significantly darker and the edges are very rough, plus the heel is different. I also noticed one shoe doesn't have the little black Allen Edmonds logo on the inside of the ankle.  Any idea what's going on?


If I got those, they would be sent back faster than it took you to post that pic.  That is terrible.

Yes, return them, looks like someone did some mix and match.
post #26497 of 47005

Hi Everyone,


Long time lurker first time poster...

 

I got my MTO walnut shell Daltons in the other day.  Just thought I'd share some pics.  I had them made with a chili split reverse welt, and without the pull tab.

 

 

 

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There are a few imperfections, such as some deep creasing on both boot shafts, which isn't a big deal since it'll be covered by my pants (and will probably crease with wear).  The biggest issue in my view is that the medallions on both toes are uneven.  One of them is significantly more forward than the other, while the other one is crooked.  The shoe with the forward medallion also has a hump in the space above the medallion.

 

Additionally, there are about 19-20 total of the small holes that aren't completely punched through.  You can see two unpunched holes in each of the wings in the attached pic.

 

I know that I cannot expect perfect shoe, but do you think these are acceptable?  And can AE fix this?  Please advise.

 

Thanks!!


Edited by beyond - 8/7/13 at 4:18am
post #26498 of 47005

Welcome! Photos don't show up for some reason.... 

 

For a MTO, that seems to be a high proportion of issues. An uneven medallion would ruin the look IMHO. May be worth going back to AE and get their opinion. But quite a nice shoe!

post #26499 of 47005
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Originally Posted by Yowzer View Post

Welcome! Photos don't show up for some reason.... 

 

For a MTO, that seems to be a high proportion of issues. An uneven medallion would ruin the look IMHO. May be worth going back to AE and get their opinion. But quite a nice shoe!

 


Yowzer:


Pics properly uploaded!  I agree since that's the part of the shoe I'll see the most.  Ah.. decisions.
 

post #26500 of 47005

Looks like they made an error when positioning and punching the medallion... I won't be able to stand something like that, even if it was an online order of RTW shoe. Would always be a thorn in my head... good luck! baldy[1].gif

post #26501 of 47005
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Originally Posted by beyond View Post

Hi Everyone,


Long time lurker first time poster...

I got my MTO walnut shell Daltons in the other day.  Just thought I'd share some pics.  I had them made with a chili split reverse welt, and without the pull tab.



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There are a few imperfections, such as some deep creasing on both boot shafts, which isn't a big deal since it'll be covered by my pants (and will probably crease with wear).  The biggest issue in my view is that the medallions on both toes are uneven.  One of them is significantly more forward than the other, while the other one is crooked.  The shoe with the forward medallion also has a hump in the space above the medallion.

Additionally, there are about 19-20 total of the small holes that aren't completely punched through.  You can see two unpunched holes in each of the wings in the attached pic.

I know that I cannot expect perfect shoe, but do you think these are acceptable?  And can AE fix this?  Please advise.

Thanks!!

Kind of hard to tell based off the angle of the pics. But to me I am not noticing much difference. Try and remember that these are hand made shoes and as a result there will always be some level of imperfection.
post #26502 of 47005
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Originally Posted by rydenfan View Post


Kind of hard to tell based off the angle of the pics. But to me I am not noticing much difference. Try and remember that these are hand made shoes and as a result there will always be some level of imperfection.

 

+1. Maybe you can take another picture from the top? Doesn't seem to that off from the angle of the picture.

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Here's a pic from a different angle:

 

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Looks non-symmetrical to me. But as long as it doesn't bother you....

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I am seeing a lot of walnut shell AE. How do I get my hands on a pair? Call or email AE? I thought I saw a post a couple pages back that said walnut shell was no longer available. Any truth to that?
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