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

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  1. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    the tree piece? i have read from the fit issues from both styles of vass trees. dunno, why this is the case. i'm happy with my lasted trees from the producer. personally i don't like the sl, but this is just a preference...


    exactly. vash has a very high beauty ratio...


    well to be frank, i would prefer trees done suck as my G&G BS ones that are hinged, thro i do like the 3pc ones and have a set of vass ones plus my paps ones too (G&G ones are pending). but in any case the best ones from vass are the sl's
     
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    well to be frank, i would prefer trees done suck as my G&G BS ones that are hinged, thro i do like the 3pc ones and have a set of vass ones plus my paps ones too (G&G ones are pending). but in any case the best ones from vass are the sl's

    that's really a pity and hard to understand. anyway.
     
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    I love the Vass trees. They fill every nook and cranny of the shoe which is exactly what you want. Minor tree aethetics after that are nominal IMO.
     
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    Vass spring tree is much longer than 3 piece tree.
    Spring tree is must for shell cordovan shoes.
    3 piece Vass tree not fill out lenth of shoe like spring tree.
    Pity vass not have half sizes in trees.


    Oops, my 3 pcs Vass trees are in half size, or it marked so. Although they send me a pair of U lasted trees for my F lasted shoes, but I like it and don't found any wrong doing to my shoes.
     
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    fritzl Senior member

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    No.
    Spring tree is longer so it fill out shoe better.
    lt the way it is with vass.


    as i said, it's a pity. nvm.

    shell cordovan shoe wrinkle more than calf.
    Need stiff tree to stretch out shoe for shell,
    vass spring tree best for this.
    You case is different.
    Vass tree not best.
    3 piece good for calf.
    Spring tree best for shell.


    why is my case different?

    a three piece is stiffer than the sl, no question. sorry, i don't buy into your argument. sl is good for travel trees made of balsa or other lightweight wood. that's all. mr. materna approved to this [​IMG]
     
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    a three piece is stiffer than the sl, no question. sorry, i don't buy into your argument. sl is good for travel trees made of balsa or other lightweight wood. that's all. mr. materna approved to this [​IMG]
    Me understand what you say.
    With vass tree it different from proper bespoke maker.
    With vass the spring tree stiffer and better.
    With Materna it different,
    he do proper fit 3 piece tree that much much better than any vass tree ever.
    Me not say spring tree is better in general.
    Me say spring tree is better with vass.
    Vass tree with spring far from perfect (even on full size),
    it not fill out shoe good,
    but it better than 3 piece from vass.


    You do custom,
    it should be better.
     
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    fritzl Senior member

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    You do custom,
    it should be better.


    hmmh, but it's from the same producer and made from the same material.

    probably there's a bit spread of standards for the basic models...?
     
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    That's it. Time to get this thread back on track. Here's an abslotely terrible cell phone pic of the U-cap Bordeaux shell cordrovan on U last.

    The carpet here in my office is actually gray. Why it came out a bright gold/yellow I have no idea.

    [​IMG]
     
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    hmmh, but it's from the same producer and made from the same material.

    probably there's a bit spread of standards for the basic models...?

    No glove fit.
    Much room in half size vass.
    ie, 45.5 size shoe use 45 tree.
    Still room in full size vass.
     
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    I didn't even know that Vass was shipping shoes with spring-loaded trees now. I always get hinged trees for the shoes and 3-piece trees for the boots (easier to get in than hinged or s-l).
     
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    I didn't even know that Vass was shipping shoes with spring-loaded trees now. I always get hinged trees for the shoes and 3-piece trees for the boots (easier to get in than hinged or s-l).

    can you please post a picture?
     
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    Wait - I think I got the terminology wrong here... The trees are probably spring actually.... I had in mind that spring-loaded had the metal tube and you had to push the spring in to fit it in the shoes. But now that I think of it, the Vass trees I get probably do have a spring in there, although the hinging piece is wood. Sorry if that was confusing... [​IMG]
     
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    Wait - I think I got the terminology wrong here... The trees are probably spring actually.... I had in mind that spring-loaded had the metal tube and you had to push the spring in to fit it in the shoes. But now that I think of it, the Vass trees I get probably do have a spring in there, although the hinging piece is wood. Sorry if that was confusing... [​IMG]

    no not confusing, just surprising [​IMG]
     
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    That's it. Time to get this thread back on track. Here's an abslotely terrible cell phone pic of the U-cap Bordeaux shell cordrovan on U last.

    The carpet here in my office is actually gray. Why it came out a bright gold/yellow I have no idea.

    [​IMG]


    Very nice.
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That's it. Time to get this thread back on track. Here's an abslotely terrible cell phone pic of the U-cap Bordeaux shell cordrovan on U last.

    The carpet here in my office is actually gray. Why it came out a bright gold/yellow I have no idea.

    [​IMG]


    cell phone + office lighting!
     

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