gear ( boot ) review , not ccw related

gear ( boot ) review , not ccw related

This is a discussion on gear ( boot ) review , not ccw related within the Related Gear & Equipment forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; As some know Colorado and some of the USA has found winter this year . SWMBO ( that would be She Who Must Be Obeyed ...

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    gear ( boot ) review , not ccw related

    As some know Colorado and some of the USA has found winter this year . SWMBO ( that would be She Who Must Be Obeyed , or the wife for others ) and I just gifted each other with " warm footware " since our boots were getting kinda worn out . We both can wear Rocky brand boots so we went with the same model which is

    Now folks this set of boots is serious warm , in the last couple of days i have had them on and i honestly cannot tell by my feet if i am at the house in my house shoes , or standing on snow and ice for 4 to 6 hours . The boots come up higher than any others i wear so i notice the tops of them , but other than that they feel like a pair of well worn tennis shoes , as rockys should and do .

    I have owned warm boots in the past , but never a set as light and comfortable as this set . Pure ice you will slip a bit , but if there is any " grit " even light snow on the ice they wont let you down , and to top it all off they are not " sock eaters " ( you who have worn them will know what a sock eater is lol ) .

    Anyway if you need a set of walking type work or hunting boots i will suggest you give them a try .
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    Hey, thanks for the heads-up. I'm always on the lookout for functional stuff, and that tip just went into the library.
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    Rocky Boots are made here in Ohio, and tend to be well worth the money. A year or two back they got a big part of the contract for the new boots that go with the Army's ACU program. they are pretty hard to beat as far as work boots go.
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    I've had great luck with Rocky boots. I have their chukka's for summer, some zipper para-trooper style for my "extra" duties, and a warm toasty pair for winter. They have replaced the more expensive brand that I really like as well.
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