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They look normal. Embrace the scuffs and scratches!
I'm ready to embrace them. I wasn't expecting how quick they'd appear, and it got me worried that I could end up wearing through the uppers.

CXL is known to scratch very easily. It seems to be a characteristic that people like as it ages quickly and shows patina. Sounds like that wasn’t what you were looking for which I’m sure is disappointing but that “damage” all looks very normal.
never read CXL to be scratch resistant. quite the opposite as it ages quickly.
Expecting CXL not to scratch is like expecting snow not to melt in hell. If you look at CXL funny it will scratch.
I knew people said it aged quickly, but I didn't know it was this tender. I'll get over it I'm pretty sure. It's my first CXL item.
I guess I expected it to be less different than the other cowhide boots I have than they actually are.
 

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I'm ready to embrace them. I wasn't expecting how quick they'd appear, and it got me worried that I could end up wearing through the uppers.







I knew people said it aged quickly, but I didn't know it was this tender. I'll get over it I'm pretty sure. It's my first CXL item.
I guess I expected it to be less different than the other cowhide boots I have than they actually are.
I've noticed with my CXL pairs, is that I can give them a nice rubbing with some shoe cream and basically buff out the appearance of scratches pretty well. Better than my other pairs
 

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Finally got my Bobcat resole back from Viberg and they did a great job.
Those do look great, and the Ridgeways work well on that boot!

Did they send them back in a new box? Do you mind sharing the process for Viberg’s resole service, and how long they took to complete the job? Thanks!
 

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