Skoaktiebolaget – Carlos Santos, Enzo Bonafé, Saint Crispin’s, Paolo Scafora, Carmina, Rubinacci

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  1. Leaves

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    No, it's the Carmina Tärnsjö Jumper (fur lined).
     


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    @Leaves @stevent @greasymonkey any word on the kudu leather characteristics? Love the look, but unsure on the feel and care.
     
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    So does anyone know the difference between the normal Dainite vs the double Dainite? Is the actual rubber thicker or is a there a thicker leather sole under the Dainite?

    Does anyone have pictures to show the difference?

    This would be helpful to know more about the impending Kudu Thorpe!
     


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    So does anyone know the difference between the normal Dainite vs the double Dainite? Is the actual rubber thicker or is a there a thicker leather sole under the Dainite?

    Does anyone have pictures to show the difference?

    Also are we doing blind eyelets for the bottom and then speed hooks at the shaft part of the boot?

    This would be helpful to know more about the impending Kudu Thorpe!
     


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    Old photos of double vs single for EG. Not sure how G&G does it. Double is a bit too stiff for my liking though on a boot. On a shoe it feels fine


    What were you concerned about? I haven't gotten around to wearing them yet as all way too many shoes recently

    Feel wise texture is stiff but leather feels soft / flexible.
     


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    Thanks for humoring me.

    I just wanted to see how it feels, i am not sure if the kudu leather is on the stiff side (like hatch grain) or soft side (like highland grain). Also did not know if regular cream and polish could be used, or if a different care regimen was needed. Thanks for the help... :)
     
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    A quick question re fitting of Carmina's Robert last vs. the Simpson last.

    The simpson 9.5 UK fits my narrow feet well. But I want to pull the trigger on these split toe derbies on the Robert last:

    http://www.skoaktiebolaget.se/collections/carmina/products/carmina-tanned-derby

    I have read some contradictory comments on the Robert last - some say it is a normal width, other claim it is slightly narrow. Any clarification would be appreciated.

    AHS
     


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    Ah don't have hatch nor highland unfortunately. It doesn't feel stiff for me nor do I think it will need much break in if that helps. I think leather would take normal polish / wax fine
     


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    I had a pair of Robert lasted oxfords for a few hours (returned them for personal reasons), but I found the Robert last to fit similar to Simpson in width. The biggest difference was the Robert last has significantly more arch support. I feel I can't call it a higher instep, because I only felt the different under the arch of my foot (I've got high arches so I actually liked this aspect of the Robert last). If I had flat feet, I would not find this to be very comfortable.

    The Robert lasted oxford I had was a half size smaller than the simpson lasted oxford I own.
     


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    Meanwhile, in a southern European city, a suspiciously reddish box has reached its destination:

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    Is somebody shipping bricks with FedEx?

    Once opened, it looks better:

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    It's a box of goodies from Sweden!

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    And the star of the show:

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    son of a bitch, HOT.

    Mine were still in a secondary stop with Sweden Post in a Malmo sorting station near a mickey D's and Tiger of Sweden LOL. CanPost could only wish for such detailed tracking services. Maybe end of week for us Canucks.
     


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    Thank you guys!
    Alright, i will probably swing by the store later this week.
    Do you have any idea about when the next delivery of the EB MTO-shoes will arrive?
     


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    Thanks and that helps a lot. So it is thicker leather and then the dainite applied. I can see what you mean by how stiff it would be but I can see it working well with the kudu leather and storm welt.
     


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