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Styleforummarket - Viberg x Styleforum MTO orders - the inaugural edition

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, Aug 12, 2013.

Which of these boots would you be interested in purchasing in Styleforummarket's Viberg MTO program

Poll closed Aug 25, 2013.
  1. A) Standard Issue Black leather Service Boot

    22 vote(s)
    28.2%
  2. B) Iced Mocha CXL Service boot[

    28 vote(s)
    35.9%
  3. C) Black Calf "Excavated" Service Boot

    20 vote(s)
    25.6%
  4. D) Tan Roughout Service Boot

    19 vote(s)
    24.4%
  5. E) Two toned Whiskey Scotch Grain and Brown CXL Service boot

    12 vote(s)
    15.4%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Man with Apple

    Man with Apple Senior member

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    How you owned chromexcel before? I ask because chromexcel, in my experience, easily shows nicks and scratches, but cleans up nicely. I think this may have come more from shipping than from the Viberg operation.
     
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  2. rydenfan

    rydenfan Senior member

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    I own like 8 or 10 pairs of chromexcel and am very familiar with it. If it were anything surface that could be brushed or buffed out I wouldn't mention it. These are deeper scratches. Thank you for your concern though
     
  3. Arizor

    Arizor Senior member

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    Just arrived in the post.

    Sized 10.5 for my left foot, 10 for my right; fits like a glove.
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  4. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Good looking. You would not believe the number of times I checked your order to make sure that it was right.

    Cheers,

    Fok.
     
  5. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Senior member

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    Fok, how much time should I give these before I consider heel grippers of some sort? Or try more socks? Fit is fine except for some heel slip.
     
  6. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Not sure. I've never used them, so I'm really not sure. Maybe someone else knows?
     
  7. Arizor

    Arizor Senior member

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    Haha thanks Fok, I can only imagine! They fit like an absolute glove, thanks for your diligence!

    Heel slippage should go away after approx 2 weeks of wear. Very normal in the first few days.
     
  8. rydenfan

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    What thickness sock are you wearing? I ask because I have worn my boots with a light hiker and a bit thicker dress sock and noticed much more heel slip with the dress sock. These Danner socks (similar to smart wool) are a perfect match for me with these boots. The extra thickness helps but my foot does not get hot. Might be worth a try for you?

    http://m.danner.com/#product/601
     
  9. sacafotos

    sacafotos Senior member

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    Damn, these are gorgeous. Wish I snagged a size 7.5 ... nice work.
     
  10. neelp3

    neelp3 Senior member

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    Will there be another run of the Iced mocha CXL service boot anytime soon?
     
  11. rydenfan

    rydenfan Senior member

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    unlikely. Viberg no longer stocks this leather as they found it to overlap too much in some instances with natural CXL
     

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