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LS #4 4x4
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Originally Posted by REguy View Post

A unique kiltie make-up an extra perf wingtip from Beams along with some vintage Atoms (none of the pics are mine). I really love the large punching on the Atoms, and the finishing seems a bit more refined than today's output.
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so rad, i prefer smaller perforations. kiltys are interesting. maybe not with a long wing...seems a little gauche. i like the exposed eyelets on the top atoms

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Originally Posted by speekez View Post

so rad, i prefer smaller perforations. kiltys are interesting. maybe not with a long wing...seems a little gauche. i like the exposed eyelets on the top atoms

The Kilties have a short wing...foo.gif
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doh

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The Kilties have a short wing...foo.gif

Some of the guys in my office wear those same shoes, but with tassels on top of the kiltie.  Tassels, kiltie, short wing.  Only other difference is that they are not two-tone.  Either all black or burgundy (they call burgundy cordovan).  Needless to say, I don't live in the most fashion conscious city, but at least I can say that I'm not originally from here.  People also wear striped shirts with striped suits and striped ties.  I could go on for days...

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Originally Posted by Bakes11771 View Post

Some of the guys in my office wear those same shoes, but with tassels on top of the kiltie.  Tassels, kiltie, short wing.  Only other difference is that they are not two-tone.  Either all black or burgundy (they call burgundy cordovan).  Needless to say, I don't live in the most fashion conscious city, but at least I can say that I'm not originally from here.  People also wear striped shirts with striped suits and striped ties.  I could go on for days...

This fashion mistake is committed by many men, in many cities. And it's always unfortunate.
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Originally Posted by Bakes11771 View Post

Some of the guys in my office wear those same shoes, but with tassels on top of the kiltie.  Tassels, kiltie, short wing.  Only other difference is that they are not two-tone.  Either all black or burgundy (they call burgundy cordovan).  Needless to say, I don't live in the most fashion conscious city, but at least I can say that I'm not originally from here.  People also wear striped shirts with striped suits and striped ties.  I could go on for days...

where's this again?

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Originally Posted by Evil Abed View Post

Alden shell experts/wizards/geniuses-

Since the thread is currently discussing a few fixes to shell that have been accomplished, riddle me this. Do you think this is salvageable?

Deer boning should help. Try Google " deer bone cordovan".
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Deer boning should help. Try Google " deer bone cordovan".

A little polish (gasp! on cordovan!?!?) will go a long way with that kind of surface abrasion imo. As always a good amount of brushing too!
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A little polish (gasp! on cordovan!?!?) will go a long way with that kind of surface abrasion imo. As always a good amount of brushing too!

Another possible alternative is to have Alden re-dye the shoe if/when you send them back for refurbishing. This might be worth consideration if the aforementioned suggestions do not resolve the scratches. Good luck!
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Originally Posted by Beatlegeuse View Post

I just use standard shoe trees on all my Alden boots, seems to work fine for me.

+1
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Originally Posted by Evil Abed View Post

Alden shell experts/wizards/geniuses-

Since the thread is currently discussing a few fixes to shell that have been accomplished, riddle me this. Do you think this is salvageable?

Try the Saphir colored shell cordovan creams.
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#4 in Alaska Air lounge.
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#4 in Alaska Air lounge.

NICE!!! Bet thats never been said before!
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#4 in Alaska Air lounge.

Nice Filson ya got there
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