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Florsheim by Duckie Brown Cordovan Shoe & Boot Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NAMOR, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Senior member

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    You don't happen to have a pair of calf DB's to compare to do you?
     
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    I have 3 pairs in shell and one calf pair as a boot. Same fitting .
     
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  3. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Senior member

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    You guys rock. Thanks so much!
     
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    Taper would imply less space.

    I also have 8.5D Leeds in shell. They are tight in the ball of the foot and cramped by the toes. On the other hand, my shell DB x F in 8.5D feels a half size big ... I feel that my ideal size would have been an 8D.

    I would recommend an 7.5D for you ... unlike shell, calf has some give.
     
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  5. ridethecliche

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    Woah, that's nuts. The last time I wore shoes that small was in grade school!

    I think it was more of an issue with my instep being too low for the shoes. I couldn't tighten the laces enough. Would have been solved with a tongue pad.
     
  6. Kwaker

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    Agree ... the 7.5 may be too short if your original concern with fit was related strictly to the width
     
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    Speak of the devil wore my Lomgwings today. $164? Can't beat it! How is the fit?
     
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    Hey bro bro .. not too shabby .. roomy but could not go down a half. I like it! Some Nano Defender and we're ready for the cocktail stains...
     
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    What was unexpected was the Decent construction..,I thought I'd be sending back pronto
     
  11. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    do I spy a little denon action in the background? is that a 3808? :slayer:
     
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    excellent! yeah quality can be a hit or miss glad this one worked out. very sturdy shoe on the double leather
     
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    Where can I find them for $164??

    Thanks,
     
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    Those look good
     
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    Yep Denon indeed. Good sound coupled with decent speakers.

    BTW I just saw a 9.5D DB Chukka at $143. Well worth it for the $. Double leather soles in suede for that.. I sprayed the shit out of them with suede protector and they will become Beater Desert Boot that looks good with light welt/edge trim. They call it a Military Chukka.
     
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