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#6185488 - 02/16/16 06:15 AM hunting boots/snake boots
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Registered: 02/18/07
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Loc: lubbock tx
wore my Danners out-would rather get them re soled but not sure where or how to do this. Any suggestions on another pair of boots to look at?

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#6185584 - 02/16/16 07:37 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
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Registered: 01/11/09
Posts: 5014
Loc: Germany
Chipps. Check out the outlets.
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#6185797 - 02/16/16 09:53 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: kry226]
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I like my Twisted X - nice snake boots
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#6185937 - 02/16/16 11:34 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
jeffbird Offline


Registered: 03/09/09
Posts: 1892
Try them on first.

Chippewas were too tight across the instep for me.

Justin snake boots fit great, but the smooth sole was a negative.

Took them to a shoe store and had a lugged Vibram sole put on and now they are my favorite boots to wear. Very comfortable, good grip, and have lasted for a few years.

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#6185947 - 02/16/16 11:43 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
George - w/ Map My Ranch Offline
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I have a pair I bought for our ranch manager and they don't fit him...worn only a couple times. I think they are 10 or 10.5 - pm me if interested. I can get pics later today. Forget the brand, but they are very high quality that I'd sell super cheap.
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#6186045 - 02/16/16 12:40 PM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
Dadsaid Offline


Registered: 05/06/09
Posts: 585
Loc: Houston, Texas
I like my Justin snake boots.. They fit and wear great..

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#6186197 - 02/16/16 02:45 PM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
Harrier Offline
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Registered: 10/31/11
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Loc: San Antonio
Originally Posted By: lubbockdave
would rather get them re soled but not sure where or how to do this.


I've had plenty of shoes and boots resoled, and it's a great option if the uppers are in good shape. I looked on Google Maps and there are six shoe repair shops around Lubbock. Take the boots in and let the shoemaker look them over. If he can do it, resoling costs about half or a third what a new pair of boots will set you back, and you get boots good as new but are already broken in. Only downside is it can take a few weeks.

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#6186230 - 02/16/16 03:22 PM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
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Registered: 11/11/14
Posts: 154
Loc: Lubbock and Texas
I agree with Harrier. I don't know any of the current shops in Lubbock. Last pair I resoled was in Amarillo and would not use him again.

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#6187013 - 02/17/16 01:16 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
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I wear the 100% leather Chippewas year round. They don't bother me if it is 20 degrees or 100. Others might disagree but I like them. I should have bought another pair in case I wear these out.. Got them for $125 3 years ago at Justin outlet. I will give up a little comfort for convenience due to slip on/off. I can hike 5 miles in them and have no issues but I rarely get blisters unlike some.

If just need a re-sole, what have the cobblers around you said?

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#6187057 - 02/17/16 06:29 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
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100% leather Chippewas-don't they get hot in the warmer temps?

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#6187065 - 02/17/16 06:41 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
Cajun Raider Offline
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Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 551
Loc: Texas
Suggest contacting Danner and see if they will resole them. They did a pair for me several years ago.
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#6187539 - 02/17/16 01:01 PM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
Txhuntr2 Offline
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Registered: 02/19/12
Posts: 390
Loc: Houston and Val Verde
Originally Posted By: George - w/ Map My Ranch
I have a pair I bought for our ranch manager and they don't fit him...worn only a couple times. I think they are 10 or 10.5 - pm me if interested. I can get pics later today. Forget the brand, but they are very high quality that I'd sell super cheap.


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#6187571 - 02/17/16 01:32 PM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
Txduckman Offline
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Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: Big D
Originally Posted By: lubbockdave
100% leather Chippewas-don't they get hot in the warmer temps?


No. No laces and are loose on the calf. I wear with shorts all the time.

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#6188396 - 02/18/16 03:40 AM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
kry226 Offline


Registered: 01/11/09
Posts: 5014
Loc: Germany
I even have the waterproof cordura upper/leather lower Chipps, and I didn't notice them to be any hotter than my previous gortex lace-up pair from Cabela's.
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#6191184 - 02/19/16 04:20 PM Re: hunting boots/snake boots [Re: lubbockdave]
deerfeeder Online   happy
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Registered: 04/27/07
Posts: 7518
Loc: Southwest, Tx
Danner can recraft some of their boots.

http://www.danner.com/customer-service/boot-recrafting/
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