GentlemensFootwear.com (CARMINA, EDWARD GREEN, DRAKES, CAPPELLI) - OFFICIAL AFFILIATE THREAD

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  1. MSchapiro

    MSchapiro Senior member

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    I disagree, I find Dainite to be a great poor weather sole, I find it to be a bad adverse weather sole (as poor as leather, if not even slightly worse on smooth ice). When it is snowy or icy a commando is best. NYC/Boston/London are all really rainy cities, but they don't snow too often without warning, so I find I have a preference for good wet weather soles.
    It really is preference though. I've been fine in drizzles with leather soles.
     


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    I also disagree...my experience with leather versus rubber in general in poor weather is that rubber is superior...and most of my rubber soles are dainite.
     


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    I am not sure you noticed, but your post is actually in agreement with mine.
     


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    MSchapiro Senior member

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    In general yes, but I don't have a problem with Dainite indoors when wet and I do find it to be a great poor weather sole, which your last sentences seem to disagree with. We may have a different definition of "poor weather" though.
     


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    Ahem!
     


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    Is Steve MIA? Not usual that he doesn't respond to his emails like this...
     


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    Mein Gott mimo, those green numbers are astonishsome!

    Looks like....green.....shell cordovan?

    And it might just be my imagination, but the lining (the printed part) looks to be green too. If it's true, that would be a really nice touch.
     


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    Yes, green shell, apparently a special order for somewhere in Germany. I think they are a fine GMTO candidate, don't you?
     


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    Looking good! They really look great with jeans!

    sorry Jas0nt, I was just waiting for Carmina factory to respond back. Reply just sent to ya :)
    Nice europre! Those 'true' tobacco colors are really hard to capture right?
     


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    This may be a lost cause, but is anyone interested in a GMTO of @LA Guy's gray suede chukka (post #3835) or something similar?
     


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    Any interest in a single monk GMTO on the Rain last? I'm thinking this
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    Model: Single monk
    Last: Rain
    Color: Dark brown (Natur marron) or mid brown (Vegano marron). I'm OK with either.
    Sole: JR oak bark leather sole
    Buckle: What are the options?

    As you can see there's a slight difference between the two single monks above. The difference is where the stitching is located at the sides. I don't know what are the pros and cons with the two, so I guess either is OK with me.

    Are there any interested?
     
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    It is. I am happy I stuck with the GMTO.
     


  15. steveyoo1983

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    Last time I spoke to Betty, she told me that those two green single monks are the new pattern avail for Rain last.
    The third picture style pattern is not for Rain.

    Also, Carmina does not offer JR soles for non-shell cordovan shoes :)
     
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