I really like the half commando sole on my Beckman, therefore I added commando half sole to my new W1K, as well as to the heel to balance it out.
In my opinion, the commando half sole makes the boots more rugged yet maintaining the refined look, and more practical for Winter.
I like the way they turn out:
BTW, the chromexel leather scuffs easily.
If you don't mind me asking. Did you get this done at a local cobbler, and how much did it cost to have this done?