Red Wing Gentleman's Traveler

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  1. b-ill

    b-ill Senior member

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    Should I be putting shoe trees in these or am I better off leaving them out?
     


  2. erdawe

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    IMO you don't really need them, if properly cared for otherwise.
     


  3. Ludeykrus

    Ludeykrus Senior member

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    Maybe I'm being naive, but shoe trees in boots?
     


  4. acidboy

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    Maybe I'm being naive, but shoe trees in boots?

    boot tree
     


  5. epsilon

    epsilon Well-Known Member

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    Maybe I'm being naive, but shoe trees in boots?
    Are you saying they wouldn't fit? I have no trouble putting trees in my GTs, Iron rangers or LL Bean engineer boots.
     


  6. Vidi

    Vidi Well-Known Member

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    boot tree

    Some of my boots have shoe trees in them; my GTs have exactly the boot trees acidboy linked to in them.
     


  7. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    I have boot trees on my Alden Indy's and they help keep the shape. The RWGT's though are tough bastards and I don't think an absence of shoe trees would have a negative effect on its appearance.
     


  8. Ludeykrus

    Ludeykrus Senior member

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    Are you saying they wouldn't fit? I have no trouble putting trees in my GTs, Iron rangers or LL Bean engineer boots.

    No, more like I've always worn work boots and don't see the point in using shoe trees in a rugged boot that's worn hard.

    Then again, I've never owned a more 'elegant' boot, so my opinion is pretty useless!
     


  9. emale

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    does anyone have pics of the black cherry GT's that have been polished with black?
     


  10. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Senior member

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    im having trouble sizing a pair of GT's

    i wear a 10 in vans, 9 in clarks DB, 9 in quoddy boat shoe, 10 in sperry chukka boot.

    do i go 9 in GT's? also is black or the brown the fav color for GT?
     


  11. seamless74

    seamless74 Senior member

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    i dont care what anybody here says GT's are a full size large.. and thats because theyre made to be worn with thick socks.. i wear a 9 in Clarks and i could easily fit into a 8 in the travelers unfortunately i bought an 8.5 to this day i still wish i sized down some more.
     


  12. losabio

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    Thanks everybody for all the info on these great boots. These reminded me of my faithful Doc Martens from back in the day.

    I bought a cherry pair from Urban Outfitters online, thanks for the heads-up on their good pricing! For anyone still trying to figure out sizing, I wear a 10.5 in Nikes, a 10 in adidas, a 9.5 in dress shoes and Chuck Taylor low tops, and went with a size 9 in these boots. Just thought I'd log one more data point.
     


  13. RustyRyan

    RustyRyan Senior member

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    If size 10.5 D fits me perfectly in the Alden Indy boot, what size would work best in the Red Wing GT?
     


  14. redwinglover

    redwinglover Well-Known Member

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    If size 10.5 D fits me perfectly in the Alden Indy boot, what size would work best in the Red Wing GT?
    my feet are 28,5cm long and 10,5cm width. a us10,5d works well. i have already tried a us10D, but after the breakin phase they went very small. i couldnt wear them anymore. for me they run 1/2 size too large.
     


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    NorCal Senior member

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    I don't understand why so many people have trouble sizing RW's. THey sell them EVERY WHERE, just go to a store and try some on for fucks sake.
     


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