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Old 12 February 2019, 14:40
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CQR, $60. Amazon. 3 months use so far - time will tell, but I've had enough Merrell and Oakley CRAP GARBAGE, that I'm done playing that game.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079NW3KQ8...FPM?th=1&psc=1
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Old 12 February 2019, 14:49
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Well that's why I go with made in the USA custom made boots. Yes they're expensive, but I had 1 pair last me for 7 years and only reason I don't have them is because they got burned up in a house fire. Only thing I had to do with them is get them resoled.

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Old 12 February 2019, 16:16
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Any recommendations within the brand?
My only experience was with the standard issue jungles. In my opinion if you need a spit shine they are the best. They take some getting used to and are not comfortable until they are broken in. It takes work.

Another suggestions is the Belleville Hot Weather Combat Boot. Less break-in required and has a softer sole.

Just try boots on until you find what you like.
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Old 12 February 2019, 18:40
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Socks are the key to making boots comfortable. Smart Wool hiking or expedition weight are my go to.
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Old 12 February 2019, 18:56
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Need a pair of black boots that can be shined for the police academy. Any recommendations? I was warned against Under Armour because they apparently won't hold up to all of the ear they will get.

Not looking to spend a fortune, but don't want to buy something that won't last for a while.

Corcoran even makes a Police model (shown in photo). In my experience, these are as good as it gets.

I'd suggest that you wear them a few days before going on any 50 mile hikes.

They accept a (spit) shine very well.



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Old 15 February 2019, 20:04
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Www.viktos.com has some appropriate boots that might work. I've been wearing their pants, and I like them.
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