Peal & Co Pebble Grain Chukka Boots at BB - Good sale price?

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  1. grimslade

    grimslade Senior member

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    I'm going to send mine back, so it's moot. They're a 12. I own too many shoes to keep pairs where the fit is off a bit.
     


  2. AgentQ

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    I just got mine, and they look great!

    Quick tree question -- would standard shoe trees be okay for this, or would a boot-specific tree be better? Any recommendations?
     


  3. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    I just got mine, and they look great!

    Quick tree question -- would standard shoe trees be okay for this, or would a boot-specific tree be better? Any recommendations?


    Standard would be fine.

    lefty
     


  4. forex

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    I'm going to send mine back, so it's moot. They're a 12. I own too many shoes to keep pairs where the fit is off a bit.

    so all of your shoes have a fit problem?
     


  5. grimslade

    grimslade Senior member

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    so all of your shoes have a fit problem?

    No, but the ones for which I didn't size up do. Or PRL shoes, which don't come in a 12.5--some of those do, depending on the last. My point was, I've convinced myself one too many times to deal with it, and I'm trying to get out of the habit. Sometimes stretching works (it's really just one spot, where my fourth toe hits), sometimes, not so much. I've got a pair of chukkas on the way from Ron Rider that should fit better anyway.
     


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    ^ You won't need to whine. I felt a bit awkward calling myself, and so I called rather sheepishly, but the associate was very helpful and very nice. It's totally painless.

    ditto.
     


  7. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Senior member

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    [​IMG]

    I'm still a bit torn about these. They look great. They're a little tight on my left foot. Would be nice to have for bad weather.


    I'm sure glad I don't wear a size 12. I'd hate to order from BB and open my box to find grimslades creased, office worn returns! [​IMG]

    Too bad they didn't work out for you, that burgundy color looks pretty nice.
     


  8. grimslade

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    I'm sure glad I don't wear a size 12. I'd hate to order from BB and open my box to find grimslades creased, office worn returns! [​IMG]

    Too bad they didn't work out for you, that burgundy color looks pretty nice.


    No doubt they'll end up in an outlet at half the price I paid. The color isn't bad and I wanted to keep them, but I'm not going to do it.
     


  9. Wes Bourne

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    No doubt they'll end up in an outlet at half the price I paid.

    Whenever I visit relatives in NJ, I always go to a couple of BB outlets (Jersey Gardens, Jackson Outlets, etc) during my stay. I'm not impressed by the 346 stuff and iirc the limited shoe selection I've seen is also branded 346 and specially made for the outlets; I have no clue who the maker is though. I'll make sure to look out for heavily discounted regular merch.
     


  10. grimslade

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    The best one is supposedly in North Carolina, FWIW.
     


  11. JayJay

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    Nice chukkas.

    It's also great to hear how BB is honoring the discount to posters who've requested it.
     


  12. Christofuh

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    @ grim
    Left foot could to be a tad larger due to the heart too being on the left.
    That's what I've been told way back when [​IMG]
     


  13. lee_44106

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    Here's a couple pictures to show the depth of color and the relatively elegant last/shape.

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  14. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I received mine in suede and agree they look much better on the foot than in some of the pics. They're a nice compromise between the traditional Alden-style roundtoes and some of the more chiseled versions.
     


  15. AgentQ

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    FYI I decided to apply some Sno-Seal (to the horror of my cobbler) to proof it a bit against the (soon to be) harsh Boston weather and the results were good -- not too greasy, and the color did not darken as much as I was warned it would.
     


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