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shoe trees (a quick question)

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When I put in shoe trees is it just a matter of simply slipping them in? I heard they are supposed to click but I never hear a click when I put mine in.
 

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They should fill the shoe and be snug. I don't have any that "click," but they do kind of "pop" into place. I have to compress the springs to get them into the shoe, and when they are in past the widest part of the heel, they pop back out. That make sense?
 

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Assuming you are using a full cedar tree, insert the forepart of the tree into the shoe. Using your thumbs push the tree toward the toe as far as it will go. Compress the spring forward then down into the heel of the shoe. Make sure the rear portion of the tree is straight (not twisted). You should have a good snug fit.
 

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Originally Posted by grimslade
They should fill the shoe and be snug. I don't have any that "click," but they do kind of "pop" into place. I have to compress the springs to get them into the shoe, and when they are in past the widest part of the heel, they pop back out. That make sense?
Same here. No click, but they do seem to pop in place.
 

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I didn't realise you could put so much thought into inserting a shoe-tree, I just shove them in...
 

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I use a double-twist-wrist-shove, personally. It's symmetrical, more classic. Although I believe the original Bond thought it the mark of a cad.
 

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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum
I didn't realise you could put so much thought into inserting a shoe-tree, I just shove them in...
It's not a question of thought rather.....proper fit.
 

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