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Remember guys the delivery time frame was supposed to be 8 to 12 weeks. We are still a bit off from 12. Be patient. I know I'm trying to be.
 

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Well, my shoe collection has hit critical mass and I have to clear some room for incoming TS acquisitions. And so
the time has come the walrus said to thin the giant herd.

The items below do not get enough wear to justify the space they take up. I'm offering them first at low prices to SF
users. I have placed pics of these items in a series of posts in the
Semi-Official Allen Edmonds Buy, Sell, Trade Thread

MacGregor – Snuff suede / 9.5E / wears: 6-8 approx
$35 + $15 shipping in continental U.S.

***SOLD*** Fenway – brown / 9.5E / wears: 2 – BONUS added brown eyelets
$55 + $15 shipping in continental U.S.


Badlands – brown / 9.5E / wears: 4-6 approx
$55 + $15 shipping in continental U.S.

***SOLD*** Brooks MacNeil – chocolate suede / 9.5E / wears: 2
$55 + $15 shipping in continental U.S.


Dundee 2.0 – Navy suede / 9.5E / wears: 6-8 approx
$75 + $15 shipping in continental U.S.

Lake Bluff – walnut weave / 9 E / wears: 3
$55 + $15 shipping in continental U.S.

Shane – slate suede / 9.5D / wears: 3
$45 + $15 shipping
 
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anyone have any recommendation for thicker socks?
Maybe? It would help to know what your baseline is. A lot of people like Chups and Darn Tough.
 

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Maybe? It would help to know what your baseline is. A lot of people like Chups and Darn Tough.
honestly not sure what my baseline is. Basically if I looking to fill the gap between and E and D width if possible
 

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I see that some items have an additional 20% off, like the Leeds 2.0 in tan grain, which is only $147 to begin with. How are they making any profit on this shoe if it's being sold for $117?
I purchased the Leeds @$147 and am very happy with it. As for margin, who knows, they may just be looking to clear out what's left at this point.
Boot week (wrapped around yesterday’s Florsheim vintage gunboats) continues.

Sunday. MTO Long Branches
Monday. Stock “golden brown” CXL LB’s
Tuesday. Sauk Drives (“russet” Dublin)

Thursday’s child, outdoors (with what I now see is an untied boot) and indoor with both tied.

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Very nice. Is the color merlot?
 
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Remember guys the delivery time frame was supposed to be 8 to 12 weeks. We are still a bit off from 12. Be patient. I know I'm trying to be.
Put me in the camp of take 6 months just make them right with attention to detail. I don’t really know what other information people want other than shipping notifications.
 

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honestly not sure what my baseline is. Basically if I looking to fill the gap between and E and D width if possible
Depending on your foot geometry, that could really be a lot of sock. I'm thinking something like the really thick boot socks I've seen at Boot Barn.
 

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My replacement pair of #8 shell PAs arrived. The vamp pieces still aren’t perfect (the stitching isn’t at the edge of the leather like it is on my calf PAs) but I can live with it. Two questions though:

1. the toe cap is actually a little concave near the stitching. I notice it pretty clearly when I wear them looking down at them. Is this normal for shell? My calfskin PAs don’t do this but I wasn’t sure if this happens because shell is stiffer.
2. Just walking around the house with them, I noticed where they bend in the vamp gets lighter. It’s almost like the finish is wearing off. Is this normal for shell? Is this the dreaded bloom?
I am attaching a picture. You can see the concave in the second picture, and the lightening I mention is toward the top of the photo on the vamp. I apologize for what might be noob questions but I’ve never owned shell before. You guys convinced me. 😝
 

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My replacement pair of #8 shell PAs arrived. The vamp pieces still aren’t perfect (the stitching isn’t at the edge of the leather like it is on my calf PAs) but I can live with it. Two questions though:

1. the toe cap is actually a little concave near the stitching. I notice it pretty clearly when I wear them looking down at them. Is this normal for shell? My calfskin PAs don’t do this but I wasn’t sure if this happens because shell is stiffer.
2. Just walking around the house with them, I noticed where they bend in the vamp gets lighter. It’s almost like the finish is wearing off. Is this normal for shell? Is this the dreaded bloom?
I am attaching a picture. You can see the concave in the second picture, and the lightening I mention is toward the top of the photo on the vamp. I apologize for what might be noob questions but I’ve never owned shell before. You guys convinced me. 😝
I don't see any bloom myself there, but shell will often get a little lighter where the rolls are.
 

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My replacement pair of #8 shell PAs arrived. The vamp pieces still aren’t perfect (the stitching isn’t at the edge of the leather like it is on my calf PAs) but I can live with it. Two questions though:

1. the toe cap is actually a little concave near the stitching. I notice it pretty clearly when I wear them looking down at them. Is this normal for shell? My calfskin PAs don’t do this but I wasn’t sure if this happens because shell is stiffer.
2. Just walking around the house with them, I noticed where they bend in the vamp gets lighter. It’s almost like the finish is wearing off. Is this normal for shell? Is this the dreaded bloom?
I am attaching a picture. You can see the concave in the second picture, and the lightening I mention is toward the top of the photo on the vamp. I apologize for what might be noob questions but I’ve never owned shell before. You guys convinced me. 😝
Brush the area of discoloration, my guess is bloom no big deal. The toe cap... I don’t know someone else should weigh in. AEs toe stiffeners are a crap shoot. If it becomes a bigger problem send them back. It is not fixable so what you are seeing there isn’t going to go away.
 
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