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Hi,just out of curiosity,how small are they exactly? Very short in length ,toebox causes very cramped toes or the width is not for you? I got my Comf.Craftsman and my big toe slightly scrapes the roof of the toebox( left foot) . They are fairly new so I am expecting them to get looser as I break them in.
Had the half size bigger but the heel slip was too much.
Hi Inayan, its the length my toe is just too close to the top, I'd hoped they would stretch but with just one wear I knew they were too small, I tried 2 different sizes at 50 delivery each time, still no joy. I'm gutted but need to sell to add something else that works. I was told they are very close \ identical to Loke sizes but loake are bigger, I picked up a waxed rough-out pair of Loake Chatsworth in 7 they are wider \ bigger in size (a great pair of boots better value then Crocket & Jones)
 

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Hi Inayan, its the length my toe is just too close to the top, I'd hoped they would stretch but with just one wear I knew they were too small, I tried 2 different sizes at 50 delivery each time, still no joy. I'm gutted but need to sell to add something else that works. I was told they are very close \ identical to Loke sizes but loake are bigger, I picked up a waxed rough-out pair of Loake Chatsworth in 7 they are wider \ bigger in size (a great pair of boots better value then Crocket & Jones)
Thank you
 

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For something like this I recommend using a shoe tree that's one size larger to get the right size for you. It should stretch it out a bit
Sure you're right,but the toebox is made of fibreglass that don't stretch.
 

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Sure you're right,but the toebox is made of fibreglass that don't stretch.
Sorry no, this is absolutely false unless you have a steel toe boot, which as far as I know, rmw does not make. Maybe you're joking about the stiffness of the leather??

Either way, it's reinforced leather. They use leather stiffner paste for the upper to get the toe shape, then a super thing layer of canvas (I could be wrong here and maybe this is just for the heel before the heel stiffner?), then the glove leather liner.

You will never be able to stretch the length of a shoe, but width is doable, and maaaybe a little bit in the height as the insole depresses.
 

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Sorry no, this is absolutely false unless you have a steel toe boot, which as far as I know, rmw does not make. Maybe you're joking about the stiffness of the leather??

Either way, it's reinforced leather. They use leather stiffner paste for the upper to get the toe shape, then a super thing layer of canvas (I could be wrong here and maybe this is just for the heel before the heel stiffner?), then the glove leather liner.

You will never be able to stretch the length of a shoe, but width is doable, and maaaybe a little bit in the height as the insole depresses.
I am not a RMW specialist and zI am only saying what the much more devoted fans to the brand are insisting in a matter of the boot's construction. I do really want to believe that in a month or teo my left feet eill feel much more comfortable and will not experience new "kind"/ of pain every time I put my RMW on lol
 

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I am not a RMW specialist and zI am only saying what the much more devoted fans to the brand are insisting in a matter of the boot's construction. I do really want to believe that in a month or teo my left feet eill feel much more comfortable and will not experience new "kind"/ of pain every time I put my RMW on lol
Hello, it's me, a devoted friend of the brand
 

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Thank you
Sorry I tried them on again for the first time in a while and its the top of the toe box that pushes down on my big toe, not technically the end of the boot, so there is a bit of space there from the toe to the end of the boot, but the toe box pushes down on the toe.
 

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Hello, it's me, a devoted friend of the brand
Haha,I meant yo say " much more devoted than me",didn't want yo underestimate your love for the brand or your knowledge about RMW🤷‍♀️
Sorry I tried them on again for the first time in a while and its the top of the toe box that pushes down on my big toe, not technically the end of the boot, so there is a bit of space there from the toe to the end of the boot, but the toe box pushes down on the toe.
Same here but just on my left feet. Thing is,I already had the 6G (after that I ordered the 5.5H ) and the heel slip was too much. Now,I never tried the 6H and wouldn't know how that size would fit me . My next RMW pair will be chosen much wiser I guess
 

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Where did you end up buying from?
ABC. Your experience with BootsOnline convinced me! I don't mind the price difference. They're a good store, knowledgable staff, and were very helpful. Complicated try-ons convinced me of the value of hands-on, too!
 

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Just gonna drop this in here as a resource for those who are new to the brand and GYW footwear:

This video made me do a research and eventually to buy my first pair of RMW ❤Have never heard of RMW before seeing this.
 

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Looking to buy

I'm looking for a new/lightly used pair of:
a) Craftman boots with the natural sole/tan welt
or
b) Adelaide boots, also with the natural sole/tan welt

I'm a Men's RMW Size 6.5G / US 7.5....or a Women's size 9E
 
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