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post #39526 of 89969
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Originally Posted by PhiPsi32 View Post

1-2 cm maybe, more if you have a long arch length.

Thank you, that's what I was thinking as well. 

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post #39527 of 89969
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Originally Posted by IRONHORSE View Post

Cigar Ptb

what a boot!
post #39528 of 89969
Spent the morning brushing and edge dressing my first Aldens: #8 PTB, now 3yrs old and worn often. I regret not taking before pictures, they were beat up pretty good.



Roys got no love, I like them this way.

post #39529 of 89969
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Originally Posted by Joshua Lee View Post

How much room do you guys give your big toe in cordovan shoes?

The store I was in recommended 1-2mm distance, however the shoes I tried on were way too uncomfortable. Think the guy was trying to sell me an ill fitting shoe. :/

Whatever is the most comfortable. There is no hard rule.
post #39530 of 89969

My new cigar chukkas from Alden SF near the end of their Mac-method break-in period. I, personally, am looking forward to some big-time beefrolls!

 

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post #39531 of 89969
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Originally Posted by Alcibiades View Post

Yeah, that's a pretty severe case... That said, a Google image search of alden cordovan chukka along with a search of this thread shows that the majority of chukkas have at least a moderate amount of rolling. It comes with the territory with the model.

My chukkas tend not to have the presence of a lot of "rolls" like many do - but partially that is because no two feet are the same, nor are any two walking styles the same. Chukkas are great at showing the wonderful qualities of shell.
post #39532 of 89969
Top 3, don't feel like I need any aldens these days:
Modified Plain toe boot
#4 Wingtip Boot
Black shell lwb bbbf version
post #39533 of 89969
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Originally Posted by stevent View Post

Top 3, don't feel like I need any aldens these days:
Modified Plain toe boot
#4 Wingtip Boot
Black shell lwb bbbf version

Nice - and on the Grant last to boot. nod[1].gif
post #39534 of 89969
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Originally Posted by sevenfoldtieguy View Post

Nice - and on the Grant last to boot. nod[1].gif

Yeah grant last is so nice, really wish more retailers used it more. Should get the cigar grant last boot from Alden DC but have the C&J dark brown and cognac carmina boots on order
post #39535 of 89969
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Originally Posted by sevenfoldtieguy View Post

Nice - and on the Grant last to boot. nod[1].gif

Yeah grant last is so nice, really wish more retailers used it more. Should get the cigar grant last boot from Alden DC but have the C&J dark brown and cognac carmina boots on order
post #39536 of 89969
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Originally Posted by DCwaxedLWB View Post

My new cigar chukkas from Alden SF near the end of their Mac-method break-in period. I, personally, am looking forward to some big-time beefrolls!

 

 

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Nice socks!  Where are they from?

post #39537 of 89969
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Originally Posted by DCwaxedLWB View Post

My new cigar chukkas from Alden SF near the end of their Mac-method break-in period. I, personally, am looking forward to some big-time beefrolls!

 

 

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Nice socks!  Where are they from?

Creasing already shaping up nicely for some beef rolls!

post #39538 of 89969
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Originally Posted by DCwaxedLWB View Post

My new cigar chukkas from Alden SF near the end of their Mac-method break-in period. I, personally, am looking forward to some big-time beefrolls!

Very nice! There's at least one other pair of cigar chukkas in DC -- mine!

post #39539 of 89969
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Originally Posted by mr chorizo View Post

whiskey cap toe bals today, their debut.

Awesome choice of laces

post #39540 of 89969
The cigar looks great. I think I need to add a cigar chukka or a PTB to my rotation
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