Help me find a great boot

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  1. StyleMaverick

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    Hi friends,

    I'm a complete novice concerning quality American made boots. I've researched Wolverine 1000 miles, whites semi dress, redwing beckmans, Alden's and chippewas. My budget is at max $250. My preference is a pair of factory second wolverine 1000 mile plain toe, size 10 in brown. Can you guys help me find a quality American made boot that can be worn everyday and meets the general style that I've outlined?
     
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    Thanks! +1 for the RW. Anywhere I can find that 1000 mile at that price?
     
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    Probably not.
     
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    Revolve clothing has a 30% discount for new customers that would get me a pair of redwing 9014s for $230 delivered. Anyone know of a better deal elsewhere?
     
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    I'd spring for a pair of white's semi-dress boots, which you can pick up for a little over your max, but it sounds like you have your mind made up.
     
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    Check out Red Wing's Round Toe 2962 and 2963.
     
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    From what I've seen, they run $474. I don't necessarily have my mind made up, I'm open to other styles of boot.
     
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    Does anyone else have any ideas? Are there any great sales right now?
     
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    Try perusing the many, many threads about boots on this very forum.
     
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    Thank you guys for the great links. Unfortunately, I'm closer to a 9.5 and these deals are for 10.5-11. The best price I've found for the Red Wings Beckman's are from Revolve Clothing @ $230 w/ the 30% discount for new customers. Arg, back to searching...
     
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    I too am looking on Revolve Clothing for boots. You must be comparing the 1000 miles to the Red Wings as well. Do you think the Red Wings Beckman's look a little bulkier in the toe? Just curious, are you going to try to wear these boots casually? I would like to, but I don't want people thinking I am wearing my "work boots" everywhere.
     
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