The Ultimate Vass (Footwear) Thread (Pictures, reviews, sizing, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. Notch

    Notch Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    The 2nd one on the U-last is oxblood.

    Personally, I take the same size for new peter and budapest last, and my feet are too narrow for the U.
     
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  2. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    'graceful in a nautical way' [​IMG]
     
  3. kolecho

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    I don't know what that means but it sounds nice.
     
  4. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    gunboats
     
  5. Son Of Saphir

    Son Of Saphir Senior member

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    gam29 Senior member

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    Does anyone here remember that post a while back from a member who bleached his shoes, then applied a red saphir dye to make a patina effect on them? Any idea where it is? I've tried searching for it, but I can't seem to find it anywhere.
     
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    but not for the budapest? surprising

    they are wonderful. congrats
     
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    coolpapa Senior member

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    Hey, nice shoes!
     
  9. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Can someone give me an outsole measurement on their 43 F last?

    Finalizing specs thanks guys.
     
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    VRaivio Senior member

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    Jet, outer sole measurements are a very poor measure for fit. As shoes are made on lasts, the finished shoe is placed on a sole. You definitely need inside measurements, taken on the insole.
     
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    jet Persian Bro

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    Thanks for that, yes I understand just wanted a crude idea of how long the outsole was on a 43 that's all. I wouldn't expect anyone to go to the trouble of providing an insole measurement also.
     
  12. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    My 42 was a hair under 12". 43 is probably 12.25.
     
  13. P. Bateman

    P. Bateman Senior member

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    The HUF is nearly at its lowest point relative to the dollar in 5 years. Time for a group buy? If someone is in HU to provide cash, calf shoes can be had for $424 (excluding shipping)
     
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    aj_del Senior member

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    I would be interested at that price, the inr has also lost 20% in the last2 months which means vass through usual source is out
     
  15. Concordia

    Concordia Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Is group order necessary? They'll do MTO at the same price one at a time if you need.
     

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