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post #3331 of 4929

Those are Teck cordovan.

post #3332 of 4929
Did you find that Tricker's cordovan was high-quality?
post #3333 of 4929
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Originally Posted by seer View Post

First, like I mentioned I purchased a pair of Grasmere boot. I had Shoe Healer put on micro soles. Rich and the Michelle are a pleasure to deal with - as you all know. I never had the 4497 last before and when I tried them on the were quite tight across the instep. So much so that I put them up for sale on eBay. There were no takers. So I said the heck with it - I used a heavy pair of wool socks and did a 4 mile hike in 5 inches of fresh snow. Then I shoveled for a couple of hours. The boots broke in great! They are quite light and became extremely comfortable . And the leather is near impervious to water and snow (though there is a coat of Filson boot oil on them). The micro sole worked great in snow - better than my Dainite soles and they don’t track in snow like lug soles. I am so glad that no one bought them when I had them up for bid. A superior boot! I think we will be friends for a long time....

 

 

 

 

BTW - I have a pair of Trickers Burtons, Expresso color, UK9 double leather soles with box and bags with less that 30 wears. If any one is interested.

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Trickers-Burton-Shoe-US10-/160975945584?pt=US_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item257ae9ff70

 

Yup, I was eyeballing your boots the whole time they were for sale, but despite my best attempts, I couldn't use mind power to bump the size up by a half. 
 
How does the 4497 sizing compare to your US size in boots when wearing those thick socks?  I have a pair of 'not stows' from STP in 10UK, and they are comfortable but with enough wiggle room that I think maybe the slightly larger last of the 4497 could knock me to a 9.5UK. Normally I take a 10.5 in boots (hiking, etc) that take a thick sock. Any suggestions?
post #3334 of 4929
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Originally Posted by doublebb View Post

Do those stows ever go on sale?

You can find them with 20-30% discount in December and January, but the stores are far between and usually online.

post #3335 of 4929
Whts with that left boot? Looks much lighter than the right
post #3336 of 4929

Hello, pls help with information about Trickers 81 last size. I wearing CJ 8,5UK in 348 and 236last and 9UK in 325last, i don't know what size to buy in 81last Trickers (UK8.5 or UK9 size)?

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Originally Posted by njaflo View Post

Hello, pls help with information about Trickers 81 last size. I wearing CJ 8,5UK in 348 and 236last and 9UK in 325last, i don't know what size to buy in 81last Trickers (UK8.5 or UK9 size)?

That sounds kind of weird to wear a smaller size in 348 than in the 325.
The 81 last is pretty true to size/normal fitting.
post #3338 of 4929
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Originally Posted by lmaozedong View Post

Whts with that left boot? Looks much lighter than the right


If your post is about my pair of eaton, my response would be the lighter shade on the vamp of the left is my only complaint of an otherwise perfect pair of boots. Alas, being an MTO order which is not returnable, I suppose I just have to chalk it up.

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Edited: Boots bought so the comments are no longer relevant
Edited by striker - 2/25/13 at 7:15pm
post #3340 of 4929
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Originally Posted by veedubhkg View Post


If your post is about my pair of eaton, my response would be the lighter shade on the vamp of the left is my only complaint of an otherwise perfect pair of boots. Alas, being an MTO order which is not returnable, I suppose I just have to chalk it up.

MOT being non-returnable should not mean they can deliver a boot with defects and expect you to keep it. That said, it's not unusual for different pieces of shell to reflect light differently on the same shoe, depending on the angle of the light. But it's for you to judge whether it's normal variation due to lighting or whether they used a different color entirely.

I wouldn't settle for "MTO" as the excuse if in fact you think they are defective.
post #3341 of 4929
Thank you for pointing that put.
Let me just get this straight: The MTO angle was all just my own take of things. It was not given to me from the vendor where I placed the MTO order. Hence take it for what it's worth.
That said, despite the lighter shade of the left vamp, the actual boots shows that it's a lighter shade of teck cordovan.
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My little collection so far...
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post #3343 of 4929
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Originally Posted by conak View Post

 

Yup, I was eyeballing your boots the whole time they were for sale, but despite my best attempts, I couldn't use mind power to bump the size up by a half. 
 
How does the 4497 sizing compare to your US size in boots when wearing those thick socks?  I have a pair of 'not stows' from STP in 10UK, and they are comfortable but with enough wiggle room that I think maybe the slightly larger last of the 4497 could knock me to a 9.5UK. Normally I take a 10.5 in boots (hiking, etc) that take a thick sock. Any suggestions?

I'm usually a 10.5D or a 10E US - I should have gone with the UK9.5 in the 6 wide. I have a very high instep.

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I recently bought and receive a pair of Trickers Malton in C Shade Gorse. I must say that the quality is higher than American made boots. I am normally a US11D bordering on 11E and ordered a UK10 in a 5 Fitting.

 

I was debating to either go for a UK10.5 or a UK10 as some have suggested going down only 1/2 a size due to shortness of its length. Thankfully mine fits well with thin/ medium weight socks despite having gone a full size down. They are more snug than most other English shoe brands in the same size and I can see why some might want to either go up in width or a 1/2 size up, I was always of the impression that Tricker's had a generous fit. 

 

The gorse calf is thicker than the regular calf but quite soft and I think will only get softer with use. It has a very matte/ waxy leather look that confines it to country use. I need some advice on whether I should buy the Obenauf LP to treat the boots or simply use what I already have in my shoe care kit i.e. Saphir Renovateur, Lexol, Pate De Luxe wax (Black, Brown and Mahogany which seems to match the C shade color quite well.)

post #3345 of 4929

Hello All,

 

Going to order my first pair of Trickers this week.

 

Question. 

 

Does anyone here have both the Eaton in boot in Coffee and the Stowe in Acorn?

 

I was originally going to get an Acorn Stowe. I tried them on in NYC and really liked how they looked, but I was also wondering if they darken in time.

 

I would actually prefer this, as they just a little too light. I'm comparing them to some beautiful cordovan ravello aldens I saw a photo of, which are unfortunately impossible to find anywhere. The trickers were not as beautiful, but similar. 

 

They I saw the coffee eatons and thought they looked great and were a nicer color than the maltons, and probably more versatile than the acorns.

 

But I'm hesitant to get them because I haven't tried them on.

 

I very rarely wear dress clothes. Mostly wear jeans, even to work. So I'm not concerned about them working with suits and such. 

 

If anyone here has experience with both boots, I'd love to hear your thoughts. 

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