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    Insoles advice?

    Just searching the internet and it is also called "heel pad" it seems.
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    Insoles advice?

    It is not intended to be "removable". It is intended to replace the original manufacturer's leather part and glued so that it stays fixed. And, yes, it isn't attaching well. Can anyone point me to a cobbler in Sydney who could help? I'd rather not go to a chain store, e.g. Timpson's, as I've...
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    Insoles advice?

    It's the part than you see when looking straight down into an empty shoe that says "Alden". The Alden version usually has a bit of foam embedded.
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    Insoles advice?

    Perhaps I'm using the wrong vocabulary? it is the piece of leather that your foot rests against. It usually extends halfway down the shoe. It covers the footbed and nails. It has the branding as well. This part is often replaced during repairs.
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    Insoles advice?

    Not sure how controllable a spray applicator for glue would be. I suppose the "not available for delivery" is also a problem as we don't have a ScrewFix nearby and I don't drive... At this point, I'm willing to spend a bit more from a cobbler who can rip out the old insole, clean and prep the...
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    Insoles advice?

    I've had four shoes resoled by a London cobbler who came with good reputation. The quality of the new soles, the welt that was replaced, the stitching, the new heel lining are all very good. But somehow for some, mystery reason the new leather insoles just don't stay glued on. The start to peel...

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