Balmoral Boot Porn

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. grimslade

    grimslade Senior member

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    Grimslade...thanks for the information...if you could kindly point me to a web site which would better describe it...I would appreciate it


    I looked and didn't see one. You might find something on a site on hiking boots about "locking" your speed-lacers, even though it might not call them speed lacers. Basically, as you make a loop to hook onto the speed lacer, you want to flip the loop over so that the "top" of the lace (the part nearer the end) comes out of the bottom of the speed lacer and goes under the bottom lace, locking it in place. This will make an X in front of the hook. Can you picture that?

    Look at the circled "loop" on this page. Ignore the rest of the stuff. This is what I'm talking about. If it works, please let us know.

    http://www.backpacker.com/april_2003...ar/5245?page=1
     
  2. jjl5000

    jjl5000 Senior member

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    Grimslade...thanks for the information...if you could kindly point me to a web site which would better describe it...I would appreciate it

    JJl5000, have you gotten around to wearing all 3 boots or are they still in their pristine porn condition.
    I loved all 3. The 888 last in the middle is the best shape. I loved the design of the boot on the left due to the unique stitching (which Dopey or likely E.T. had on his tweed swatched Shannon TD) along the throat (notice its not the swan neck stitching where the throat stitching meets the balmoral brogueing line.


    Thanks Michael,

    So far, only the boots on the right (burgundy calf / suede combo) have made it into the rotation.
     
  3. Michael Ay329

    Michael Ay329 Senior member

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    My second entry G&G Canterbury balmoral boot

    The request for brogueing along the balmoral line got lost in the numerous changes I made to my order...but I still like the boot...Manton's original picture post at the beginning of this thread was the inspiration

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    G&G 3 piece boot tree
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  4. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Nice boot - I agree, would have looked even nicer if the balmoral line were punched.
     
  5. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Winter can come:

    EG Shannon with Malvern toe cap, Dark Oak, 82

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    Jesus - that is stunning!!!!
     
  6. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    Jesus - that is stunning!!!!
    +1
     
  7. Steven Aver

    Steven Aver Senior member

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    +1000 [​IMG]
     
  8. Pengranger

    Pengranger Senior member

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    G&G 3 piece boot tree
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    Were the 3 piece boot trees standard, or a special request? Did they come with both the Thorpe and Canterbury?
     
  9. Will

    Will Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Were the 3 piece boot trees standard, or a special request?

    G&G trees are never standard. They must be ordered, and boot trees cost more than shoe trees.
     
  10. forex

    forex Senior member

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    Wow, quite a few Bals.

    Here is my Shannon2 which I got a few months ago, in dark oak and mink suede:
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    These are sick boots,I am [​IMG]
     
  11. the.chikor

    the.chikor Senior member

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    C&J Avebury II (probably) bought from Foster and Sons.

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    Now these are really nice.
     
  12. forex

    forex Senior member

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    Now these are really nice.

    This store seems to have them,I wonder if one can get these,really nice and must be cheaper than EGs.
     
  13. Michael Ay329

    Michael Ay329 Senior member

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    3 piece boot tress were a special request...and costly (don't ask me)

    They are much easier to use than the standard shoe tree

    A part of me was totally bummed when the Canterbury was delivered yesterday sans brogueing along the balmoral line...but I've accepted it now and realize you don't even notice it when wearing trousers

    Besides, it has now given me an excuse to purchase another boot with more brogueing and in cordovan leather since I have the most basic model [​IMG]
     
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    These are sick boots,I am [​IMG]

    +1000 [​IMG]
     
  15. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Besides, it has now given me an excuse to purchase another boot with more brogueing and in cordovan leather since I have the most basic model [​IMG]

    Notice to all newbies: This is called the Styleforum syndrome. Extremely infectious.
     

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