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NY shoe repair - B.Nelson

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by lefty, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    I had them resole a pair of C&J and they did a pretty good job.
     


  3. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    I had them resole a pair of C&J and they did a pretty good job.

    Cheers.

    Nice website. "Before and afters" look great.

    I'll give them a shot.

    lefty
     


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    chorse123 Senior member

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    Some people seem to prefer Jim's (I think it's called) off of Park Avenue in midtown. I've had them do a few small things which were fine. I'd go with whoever is more convenient and take it from there.
     


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    topcatny Senior member

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    I've had them re-sole a pair of Bruno Magli shoes and a pair of JCrew chukka boots (note to self: you really need to buy better shoes).

    They did a great job on the Bruno Magli and an ok job on the JCrew, but that might be due to what the had to work with rather than their skill. I have another pair of shoes to bring them whenever I get around to it.

    I am still looking for a less expensive option that is convenient to where I work (7th ave in the 40's). If I had expensive shoes I would use them again.
     


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    Has anyone had any experience with their sole guard?
     


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    lefty Senior member

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    Received my resoled Kenmoor Imperials and have to say that B. Nelson did an exceptional job in matching the old nail pattern,

    The shoes look great.

    After I picked them up, I stopped by Moulded Shoe to look at a pair of Aldens (worth a visit just to see the floor to ceiling shoe boxes) and we got to talking about repairs. I pulled out the shoes and he said, "I don't know who did these for you, but it's an incredible job."

    Recommend.

    lefty
     


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    Thanks, Lefty. I have to have some work done so I think I'll use B.Nelson again.
     


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    Thanks, Lefty. I have to have some work done so I think I'll use B.Nelson again.

    While I was there he showed me some Lobbs he was working on, so I think you're in good hands.

    lefty
     


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    They're really nice guys in there unlike a few other shoe repair places I've tried.
     


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    do they stitch (hand v. machine), glue, or both?
     


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    The price seems very reasonable considering they include shoe trees, shoe bags, and shipping.
     


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    Do they put channeled soles on shoes that have ch. soles?
     


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    Is shoe repair popular in NY? In Wenzhou City, China, We can hardly find this kind of places, very few ppl are doing this kind of job now.
     


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    Having visited the website, it looks great.
     


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