Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - reviews, pictures, sizing, etc...

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  1. DJTraveler

    DJTraveler Senior member

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    The bourbon Amsterdam may never be available again - they were a special Urban Daddy release. And the current Fall supplement catalog does not show the McAllister in bourbon which is the same shoe as the Amsterdam. Your closest option would be the Larchmont in bourbon.
     
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    Someone told me they were able to get the Amsterdam from the shoe bank.
     
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    I am curious...with all the talk of the new 3 last...how does it fit compared to some others. People say it is just as long as the 5 last, if not a big longer? How about width. I know the general 5 last rule is down 1/2 size and up width 1...would the 3 last just be size down 1/2 keep width constant?
     
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    True statement.
     
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    Uh Oh, sorry my bad! But I was very pleased with the use of Reno on the CXL no matter who mentioned it. If I didn't want them waterproofed I would have stopped there.

    Ready for the saddle soap.

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    With the other 3 boots I did at the same time. Bayfiled, Meindal Perfekt Hiker, Meindal Perfekt Hunter, Russell Moccasin Grand Slam Sheep Hunters.

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    After a good cleaning with saddle soap and 2 days of drying. The Bayfields dried so fast compared to the others I applied Reno on them the next day after cleaning. They would work just fine for most use IMO right at this step. and have a good sheen to them.

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    Finished Bayfield with HDLP applied over the Reno. I could rub them out a bit more by hand but will leave them as is. They have a year or so of hard use on them and I love how they fit:

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    Did I ever mention that I really like HDLP?

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    I've used a lot of leather waterproofing products over the years but when I was measured for the Russell Moccasin boots 7 years ago the salesman told me I HAD to use HDLP. Russell has a good page on leather care http://www.russellmoccasin.com/leather_care.html When I purchased my first pair of Meindal's the salesman also insisted that I use HDLP. For good reason.
     
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    That would be a great deal if you could!
     
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    Those look so, so good man. Well done.
     
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    taking my neumoks out for the first time today. these are my first foray into what i consider the new AE. 5-6 years ago when i first started buying AE's, their conservative shoes (park ave, delray etc) were good, but all of their attempts at casual shoes (other than the mora, of course) were just sad, in a pleated dockers kind of way. in the last year or so, with the bayfield, _moks, daltons, etc, i've come back around to AE. here they are:

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    these shoes look just awful on the website, and even on the rack, but as soon as you put them on it just clicks.
     
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    Man I wish AE had something comparable to Alden's cigar
     
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    They are wider than the five last for sure. I am a EEE in the 5 last, but a E in the 333.
     
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    What are some good products for shoe cleaning but not expensive?

    Thanks,
     
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    Got an email saying the AE Bayfield could be had 40% off at Land's End through midnight tonight. Two questions: 1) Has this boot been discontinued by AE? I no longer see it on their web site. 2) How does the fit/last compare to the 5 last?
     
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    Great deal - if I didnt already have a pair, I'd jump on that. I got 1 width wider than my 5- last shoes because I wanted to wear thicker socks.
     
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    Looks like it's going to be sooner than that. It's apparently opening next month. http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobId=114030243&WT
     
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    Just ordered my first pair of AE. Went with the Park Ave. to replace a pair of Cole Haan's. I'm assuming they'll be the first of many! Pretty happy with the service at the Shoe Bank. Thanks for all the recommendations throughout this thread.
     
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