It's getting colder, What are the best boots for fall/winter?

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  1. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial Dubiously Honored

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    Every time I see a picture of beat-up Katahdins it only cements my resolve to purchase a pair this winter. Wow.
     
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    ssnyc Senior member

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    So I just purchased the dark brown (right) Abington guide boots from Proper, they'll be here in a few days. Maybe a bit hasty since I won't really be wearing them for a while, but decision made. Thanks again for all the input!

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    As much as I hate newbie threads, I love reading about boots for fall. hahaha. I actually just ordered katahdins because of this thread.

    I am also thinking about getting the obenauf small care pack.. is it worth it? the only leather products I have are a tanner belt/basic cardholder and these boots

    I would pick up red wings if they had my size..




    Good choice on the Katahdins, you will not be dissapointed with them.

    I use Obenauf's Heavy Duty LP on almost all my leather goods and I love the stuff. Never used the rest of their products myself. I would just buy a tub of the LP and you should be good to go. I gave my boots a good coating, waited a few days and then did it again. Don't forget to use some on the welt, I let that go last winter and the welt got really dry. A heavy coating recently restored it fairly well though but preventative maintenance is always best.
     
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    So I just purchased the dark brown (right) Abington guide boots from Proper, they'll be here in a few days. Maybe a bit hasty since I won't really be wearing them for a while, but decision made. Thanks again for all the input!

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    Post some pictures when you get them. I have a hunch their photography is a little deceiving.
     
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    Post some pictures when you get them. I have a hunch their photography is a little deceiving.

    yes.. please do...
     
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    ssnyc Senior member

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    Post some pictures when you get them. I have a hunch their photography is a little deceiving.

    Will do. Should be here early next week.[​IMG]
     
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    Thoughts on Kiwi products? They're the closest product available for my boots (at Wal-Mart).
     
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    ssnyc Senior member

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    ssnyc Senior member

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    ^ I considered those, a good choice, but they are too clunky and $285 is too much imo. I tried them on at Nom de Guerre. I liked the Abingtons more. They have sleeker silhouette and smooth leather. Also, they were $180. [​IMG]
     
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    nocoolonesleft, is it my imagination or has the toe box flattened a lot on your pair of katahdin boots compared to how they come?
     
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    jet Persian Bro

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    ssync those are actually nice
     
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    im thinkin about these, but low on $$$ right now.[​IMG]
     
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    nocoolonesleft, is it my imagination or has the toe box flattened a lot on your pair of katahdin boots compared to how they come?

    I think LL Bean has been making them for over 10 years so those look like they could be an older version.
     

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