Custom White's Boots ... Thoughts?

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  1. crosswound

    crosswound Senior member

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    I took the same size as redwing gt but the different lasts is probably what made it off as redwing gt is really roomy
     


  2. knucks

    knucks Senior member

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    You went with width D?

    For what it's worth, I wanted the GT but they only come in a D width. I need an EE. Going same size as the Red Wing GT but in EE worked for me.
    (If the GT came in a EE then that'd fit me).
     


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    allenp24 Well-Known Member

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    Got my smoke jumper's today and so glad the 11D is a PERFECT fit. These are some serious boots!
     


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  5. crosswound

    crosswound Senior member

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    They will do the exchange for me now the 6 week wait again lol
     


  6. brokeassp

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    nice!


    Ok so knucks` boots were single leather sole despite the obvious layers of leather on the sole. I am basing this off another single/commando sole config someone received off another forum
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    So, I figured out a theory.
    The Commando Half Sole is not simply a Rubber outsole, but a Leather outsole with Rubber attached to it.
    So it's not the same thing as a Vibram 700 Composition Half Sole, which is merely rubber.
    Thus there is actually 2 layers of Leather in the forefoot part of the boot, while this configeration is still a single Midsole, because the 2nd layer is part of the Outsole, the Commando.
    And that's why they told me Commando can only be used with single midsole. If you use double midsole, there would be 3 layers.
    Anyway, just my theory.
     


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    Aquaphor Senior member

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    I wonder if White's could make a 700 half sole the way they do the Commando half sole in that picture?
     


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    knucks Senior member

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    Right:

    That picture shows it decently well.

    The entire sole is leather, with the rubber attached at the front as you've said.
     


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    Handmademan New Member

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    They do - the Vibram 705. It gives a really classic look.
     


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    Knucks mine looked like that too and I got single leather sole with vibram 430
     


  12. Just took delivery of these beautiful Horsehide White's Semi Dress.

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    White's Horse Hide Semi Dress // Toe Cap Leather Color Does not apply, Sole Leather, Size - Length 11, Hardware Antique Eyes & Hooks, Edge Natural, Upper (Shaft) Leather Brown Horse Hide, Midsole Single, Pull Loops No Thanks, Last Standard, Sole Trim Close Trim, Toe Vamp Leather Brown Horse Hide, Heel Base 90 Degree Blocked off Heel (Traveler), Heel Lifts 1/4" Lower, Size - Width D (medium), Toe Cap No Thanks, Celastic Toe Box Single Celastic Toe, Leather Liner Red

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  13. zakurie

    zakurie Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful. When did you order them? How many weeks did you wait before they were delivered?
     


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    nice, horsehide looks good!
     




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