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Old 18 October 2014, 23:32
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Transition boot was too big, I was swimming in them. So I kept them and ordered the correct size in the minimil's. Damn weird ass feet.
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Old 23 October 2014, 11:40
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Meh, none of these Belleville minimil's fit, I'm between sizes. I have a wide forefoot, narrow heel, can't get them to match up.
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Old 23 October 2014, 12:01
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Try the Lem's. Sounds like they're made for your feet.
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Old 23 October 2014, 12:27
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Try the Lem's. Sounds like they're made for your feet.
I'm afraid my boss won't approve them. He wants tactical looking stuff.
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Old 23 October 2014, 20:37
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Just ordered these:

http://www.amazon.com/New-Balance-Bu.../dp/B00C66CTGY
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Old 25 October 2014, 02:35
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That's a big 'nope'. Really well made, especially for the price, just too tapered in the toe for my v shaped feet.

I'm just going to keep utilizing amazons free return policy until I find something, or just go barefoot, dress code be damned.
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Old 25 October 2014, 18:31
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These on the way.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00LLI...&robot_redir=1

Haha. Gonna try them all.
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Old 25 October 2014, 20:46
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If you are having a problem finding a boot that fits you why don't you try a custom boot manufacturer? I have a pair from Russell moccasin and they are awesome. Pricey but they have lasted a lot longer than any other pair of boots I have had and when anything wears out I can return it to them and they will fix it for a price. Been wearing a pair of boots now all the time for almost 5 years now and they still look great.
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Old 25 October 2014, 21:24
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My boss wont go for it. I'd just do Lem's if I thought he'd allow it.
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Old 25 October 2014, 22:44
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You can get custom made boots that look just like a combat boot. Russell Mocassins make boots too.
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Old 26 October 2014, 00:10
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I'll check their site again.
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Old 26 October 2014, 01:15
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Their site just shows examples. They make their boots in all different types of leather. They even have some exotic leathers that cost a fortune that is way pricier than I will ever pay. I also know there are other custom boot makers out there, just have to google them.
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Old 27 October 2014, 18:37
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I'm baffled by Belleville's sizing methods. Over one size larger than normal.
My feet are super wide at 3E/4E and the forefoot is fine but the heel is too loose. I have to wear unrealistly thick socks to make them work.

I bought them in a hurry for drill because my old boots are not compliant. Pain in the ass because everyone seems to be trying to buy the same boots at once. We are to spend a lovely day on the land nav range at Camp Atterbury. We arrive and it turns out that none of our Officers are currently checked out on the range so we sit around in a classroom all day. Now I've worn the boots and can't return them... this is how things seem to go for me. Ebay here they come.
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Old 27 October 2014, 20:37
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Yup, the heel was crazy roomy, like part of a completely different shoe.
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Old 27 October 2014, 22:16
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Opinions on these?:

http://www.lapolicegear.com/co-wellco-e163-usmc-rat-boots.html?_ctids=0243%7cQverpg%2fSebz+Rznvy%7c657 69%7c040411%7c188242&_ctdigest=tjSgE2eB5O%2bK56xZ% 2bf97sQ

Appears to be a pretty good deal if they are good boots.
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Old 27 October 2014, 22:22
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Opinions on these?:

http://www.lapolicegear.com/co-wellc...bK56xZ%2bf97sQ

Appears to be a pretty good deal if they are good boots.
I bought a pair they had on special. Go back a few pages for the pics and write up. Pg 19 to be exact.
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Old 27 October 2014, 22:40
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Noted. Ordered a pair, too cheap to not take a look at that price.
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Old 27 October 2014, 22:51
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Tried on a pair of Keen Tucsons last week. Liked them, and going to order a pair. Unfortunately, the store only had the steel toe versions in stock in my size.
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Old 27 October 2014, 23:41
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Tried on a pair of Keen Tucsons last week. Liked them, and going to order a pair. Unfortunately, the store only had the steel toe versions in stock in my size.
I am interested to hear how you will use those boots. I have three pair of Keens; none of them boots... they are all still in circulation, but I found them generally soft. And soft tends to wear out faster for me...
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Old 28 October 2014, 01:13
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Stretch,

I have a pair of Voyager and Targhee IIs that I wear extensively around town, the villages/field and on patrol. Hold up pretty good. If wear out in the field, I usually wear with a pair of lower cut gaiters.
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