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Viberg Boots

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by ysb, Feb 9, 2011.

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  1. b-ewing

    b-ewing Senior member

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    Kot damn I love boondockers!
     
  2. cyc wid it

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    Hrmmm some heel slippage with my new Vibergs based on a couple minutes of indoor try-on. Insoles maybe? Rest of the boot fits comfortably though.
     
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  3. Arizor

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    Heel slippage generally goes away after a period of wear, after that time (around 2 weeks) it's still slipping, then maybe inserts.
     
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    Is it 110 last? These seem to be wide at the heels...
     
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    legendofthepanda Well-Known Member

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    How long is the process to order custom boots? I emailed Morgan (through mto@viberg.com) about a week ago, exchanged some emails about what I wanted, told him I was ready to drop the deposit then no reply for about 5 days now.
     
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    16-24 weeks was mentioned earlier in the thread.
     
  8. legendofthepanda

    legendofthepanda Well-Known Member

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    I assume that's the time for development, I have yet to pay for my initial deposit.
     
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    The adventure continues...

    Snagged these off the 'Bay a few days ago, they're my ideal boots. They're brand new with no wear whatsoever. Now that I've had both, I think I prefer the Cat's Paw heel with Vibram 269 sole vs. the Dainite soles, too. But they don't fit. It just confirmed I am a size 8 and can't squeeze into a 7.5. So I'll put them back up later.

    But yeah, this is it. Going to have to go the MTO route and play the waiting game. ...sigh..

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    ^Beauteous 'berg!

    With regard to Cat's Paw Vs. Dainite, it's been my experience that the Dainite sole is more hard-wearing. There are Cat's Paws on my 4 Horsemen Service Boot, and they've worn down much faster than the Dainites on my chukkas. Anyone else care to speak to the comparison?
     
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    it is from my experience as well that Dainite is much more durable than cat's paw.

    Besides, viberg only uses cat's paw heels, which makes it less tempting to go that route.
     
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    What do you mean they only use cat's paw heels? They only offered me Dainite in the MTO route. Said cat's paw wasn't an option.
     
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    i have a little heel slippage too, second wear trashed my heels :fu: need to break these in.
     
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    the only 'cat's paw' part is the heel. the sole is vibram.
     
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    Teger is correct on what I meant.

    When I ordered my pair a couple months ago, cat's paw heel was still on the table with no extra charge (I went with dainite). Maybe it's temporarily out of stock? I wouldn't be too concerned with outsole choices - they all wear off in a year or so and then you get to make your choice again when resoling :p
     
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    Does that mean you usually wear a US 9 or an 8.5 in Alden Barrie last? I'm just trying to figure out which size to order in Viberg.
     
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    Soles that wear faster can be good if you're a heelstriker like me and like a little cushion..

     
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    Zippy I am an 8 in Alden Barrie and 7.5UK in Trickers 4497 and the 8 in the Viberg 2030 is perfect fit. I would recommend your Barrie size
     
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    IME go with your Barrie size for the 2030 last. It's very narrow in the toe and tapered - I have maybe an inch in front of my big toe, but there's no way a size down could fit. If you have narrow feet you could maybe go down half a size.
     
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    Agree with this. I went with my Alden Barrie size in the 2030 last and the fit was just right, just a bit of room to spare. Like Teger said, if I went down a half size, would have been too tight and uncomfortable.
     

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