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post #586 of 1048

UPS just delivered the Indy natty CXL boots on the Modified last. 

 

 

 

Notice the laces are different on each foot.  I got these from Moulded Shoe and they were nice enough to include an extra pair of different laces.  I think the laces on the right boot are the "usual" laces shipped with Indys but I think I actually like the narrower waxed laces on the left boot.  The wider, darker laces on the right boot seem too "in your face" and distract the eyes from the boot, while the narrower laces on the left boot are more subtle and allow the boot to show itself more.  At least, IMHO.

 

These boots just confirm that the Modified last is really my favorite last, at least from a fit and comfort standpoint.  They are such a good fit and so comfortable out of the box.  I'm excited to wear them but I promised my wife I'd wait till my birthday.  satisfied.gif

post #587 of 1048

^^^ Very nice!  I'll have to make do with my Hummus suede PT boots for now.  If only there were more interest in a Kudu Indy  .  .  .

post #588 of 1048
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Originally Posted by PhiPsi32 View Post

^^^ Very nice!  I'll have to make do with my Hummus suede PT boots for now.  If only there were more interest in a Kudu Indy  .  .  .

Thanks. And I'm still in for the Kudu if you get enough people.
post #589 of 1048

It's not looking good.

post #590 of 1048
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It's not looking good.
It won't kill me to get a pair. Count me in.
post #591 of 1048

^Count me in too. Is the problem that Moulded won't commission it?

post #592 of 1048
I'm still interested as well. Actually won't mind waiting for these as I seem to have gone on something of a boot binge recently. These will definitely be different, and useful. Particularly if we can get them on something other than a leather sole.
post #593 of 1048
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Originally Posted by jpc9 View Post

^Count me in too. Is the problem that Moulded won't commission it?


Moulded will do it.  We can get the neo-cork sole no problem.  Alden may or may not do a commando.  We won't know until the order is ready to go in.  The problem is weak interest.

 

List with the above additions is as follows

 

1. PhiPsi32

2. Kashiwa

3. Bootspell

4. FrankCowperwood (strong maybe)

5. CBtoNYC (maybe)

6. dopey

7. jpc9

 

As you can see, we need to generate a little more interest.

post #594 of 1048
How many do we need?
post #595 of 1048

We need twelve minimum to open.

post #596 of 1048
The Modified really suits saddles. This offering from Silver & Gold have a fantastic shape. Interesting too that they have a close heel and storm welt.

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post #597 of 1048
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We need twelve minimum to open.

Perhaps we can make another announcement on the main Alden thread indicating our progress and that we are looking for another 6 or 7 interested parties.
post #598 of 1048

I'll post something tonight or maybe Saturday morning.

post #599 of 1048
that's the first non-derby modified last shoe I've ever seen. The storm welt combined with regular heel is interesting
post #600 of 1048

I think that's a Barrie.  They don't make a Balmoral Modified as far as I know.

 

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