1) I am a 9.5 D on the Allen Edmonds #5 last for the Park Avenue. According to the OP, I should get an 8.5 F if buying the Craftsman in kangaroo or calf, and 8.5 G if yearling. However, others in this thread went with 8.5 G for the non-yearling leather.
Should I buy the F or G width?
2) Since I'm unsure about width sizing, with no RMW stores within 1000 miles of Texas, should I buy a MTO shoe, or RTW so I can return/exchange them?