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post #3361 of 4558
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Originally Posted by Gauss17 View Post

I kinda dig the unlined CXL

It's definitely comfortable, but will stretch by all accounts, as it has a fair amount in less than a year on my OSB trench boots.
post #3362 of 4558
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Originally Posted by mothball View Post

Water buffalo needs a lining as well IIRC.

Correct
post #3363 of 4558

Are these boots a good buy at $350 including shipping?

 

White's Boots All Leather Legend
Semi-Dress boots
Brown Bison leather top with British Tan leather toe       
5" height
Composition Half sole
Size 10 D
Full glove soft leather lining (white) 

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Whites-Boots-Semi-Dress-Brown-Bison-5-top-size-10-D-/261404983078?ViewItem=&ssPageName=ADME%3AX%3ARTQ%3AUS%3A1123&item=261404983078&nma=true&si=0b0xaooEz2GjcVOJsDpou2Jy1po%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

 

post #3364 of 4558
If you like them, they are a good buy. That seller is the official White's eBay outlet, not just some guy selling White's.
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Originally Posted by andy b. View Post

If you like them, they are a good buy. That seller is the official White's eBay outlet, not just some guy selling White's.

Thank you.. 

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Anybody know what leather it is in the picture below? Love the color and how it has aged. I was initially looking to get a pair in of SDs in brown chromexcel, however I intend to wear these to work with chinos and a button down and would prefer something that creases a little less and can take a little shine. 

 

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Originally Posted by mogili222 View Post
 

Anybody know what leather it is in the picture below? Love the color and how it has aged. I was initially looking to get a pair in of SDs in brown chromexcel, however I intend to wear these to work with chinos and a button down and would prefer something that creases a little less and can take a little shine. 

 

Could it be this? http://www.bakershoe.com/Product/Detail/horse-hide-semi-dress-by-whites/

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Could it be this? http://www.bakershoe.com/Product/Detail/horse-hide-semi-dress-by-whites/

Thanks.. That could be it.. I will call Bakers tomorrow. Any idea what last the boot in my posted picture is on?

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Originally Posted by mogili222 View Post

Anybody know what leather it is in the picture below? Love the color and how it has aged. I was initially looking to get a pair in of SDs in brown chromexcel, however I intend to wear these to work with chinos and a button down and would prefer something that creases a little less and can take a little shine. 



Almost looks like a dark or treated British Tan
post #3370 of 4558

Did a reverse image lookup and found the boots I posted earlier posted in this very thread. For anybody interested, these are brown HH, double leather sole, heel lowered 1/4th block on the standard SD last

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Originally Posted by revrend View Post
 

I got my notice from Baker's on Friday, four weeks to the day after I placed the order, that my 6" brown bison bounty hunters were on the way. I'm not too far away, so they came in today. A handful of shots below.

 

Baker's nailed it on the widths -- B on the left and D on the right. This is the best fit I've ever had on my left foot. 

 

Any chance we can get some updated photos of these, Rev?  They're mighty beautiful out of the box, so I'd love to see them after a few months of wear.

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I'll try to get the camera out to get some less awful photos, but the two below are from a couple weeks ago.

 

I wear them 1-2 times per week. The most significant signs of wear are creases here and there that blend really nicely with the texture of the leather and smoothing/burnishing over the celastic toe. Scratches and nicks show up fairly high contrast at first, but they blend in after conditioning and brushing. 

 

I seem to recall hearing that the commando mini lug half sole is being removed as an option. I love the look of it, but it's my least favorite thing about the build I did. It's worn very quickly. 

 

post #3373 of 4558
Love these horse hides!



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Originally Posted by linafelt View Post

Love these horse hides!

Indeed! The HH is beautiful.

I just ordered some Nomads and wish that White's would make them in HH, but they won't frown.gif

So here's the build:
Black CXL, brown trim, standard heel, 1/4" lift, double midsole, composition half sole, soft toe, close trim. This is my first order that I phoned in (instead of ordering online) because the website doesn't allow soft toe.

Kyle is a real pleasure to chat with on the phone. He said White's running about 6 weeks out right now and Nomads typically take a week or so longer. Hopefully I'll have them by end of April.
Edited by univibe88 - 3/5/14 at 8:14pm
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I am still debating between the HH or the Dress Leather for a pair of SD in the standard last. Is HH worth the $80 or so premium over Dress leather?

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