Red Wing Boots - Your Opinion

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Wupper, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. takashi78

    takashi78 Senior member

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    I have a question.

    My pair of 8131 is so similar to the 875 in terms of color and design.

    What are actually the difference?
     
  2. crosswound

    crosswound Senior member

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    dmagicn its because you didn't ask the question in the right thread and just made a new one most likely.

    looks like its just the color it can be deceptive depending on your monitor/color settings and the website photography you are viewing. but pretty sure its definitely color.
     
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  3. dmash

    dmash Senior member

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    anybody got pics of the new oro-legacy 875 and 877? not just pulled from the internet but actually in person?


    just ordered a pair and seeing so many different color tones online. thanks
     
  4. Brooks

    Brooks Senior member

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    I've been wanting to see what they look like too. Make sure you post pics when yours come in.
     
  5. dmash

    dmash Senior member

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    Will do! They should be in like Monday or Tuesday.
     
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  6. masshi

    masshi Senior member

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    where'd you get them for $210?

    that's below retail, isn't it?
     
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  7. dmash

    dmash Senior member

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    Here's a quick shot of the new 877 as I know some were wondering. The color is awesome IMO and was exactly what I was looking for in my 'beat to s***' boots :D


    BTW.....I got an 8.5D and an 8D. I'm keeping the 8.5D. If anybody wants the 8D for the $210 that I paid I'll give you the exact same price. They are brand new in box, 1st quality, retail for $280 right now. Let me know, as otherwise they're going back tomorrow morning.


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  8. crosswound

    crosswound Senior member

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    dmash hope you keep those babies and not sell them :slayer:
     
  9. dmash

    dmash Senior member

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    The majority of the stuff I sell nowadays is actually for my roommates/friends. I keep pretty much everything I buy for myself nowadays.............learned the hard way and lost a lot of $$$ though :(






    Anywho, these are great boots..........I don't really do the whole 'workwear' vibe, but I needed a solid tan/brown boot and these fit the bill perfectly. I don't have a 'normal' 877 to compare it to directly but the oro-legacy leather is VERY nice in person.
     
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  10. And here are two quick cell phone shots of the new 875. Just got them today. The Oro-legacy leather is beautiful and I like the fact that there's no Red Wing logo stamp. In real life the color of the leather is a little less orange and a little more red -- Dmash's 877's look a little truer to the color. I put these laces on, btw, the ones that come with the boots are the usual yellow/orange hiking boot ones.

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    More info on the updated 875 and 877 is here:
    http://www.acontinuouslean.com/2013/07/01/meet-the-new-red-wing-heritage-875-877/
     
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  11. dmash

    dmash Senior member

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    ^Yeah, I was also very happy there was no exterior red wing stamp, forgot to mention that. and yeah, just to reiterate, the 'orangey' hue is at a minimum in real life. That was my exact worry upon ordering.
     
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  12. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    wait you guys are really buying these?
     
  13. dmash

    dmash Senior member

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    No Jet approvallllllllll?????










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    Haha, naw man, they're good for what I needed them for, pretty much a bad weather boot.



    I got a pair of navy suede tassel loafs today to make up for it :fistbump:
     
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