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    Russell Coight
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    Decent Work Boots?

    Nearly all the boots Iíve purchased recently have worn out very fast. So far none have lasted more than 3 months.
    Iíve had the soles fall off two pairs of Rossi boots (301 Endura and Trojan), the elastic go on a pair of Redbacks (UBBK), Iíve destroyed two pairs of Rivers boots, and am now onto a pair of Mack Boots (Tradie) which seem to be holding up better.

    So what durable boot brand would you recommend?
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    Mors Kochanski

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    I wear Baxters, they're ok I normally get 8 months or so out of a pair. Have to admit the main reason I wear them is that they're part of our uniform issue so I don't have to pay for them .
    Blundstones have always held up pretty well in my experience, although the best boots I've ever had were made by scarpa. They lasted for years and I probably could have gotten a couple more years out of them if I'd been able to afford to get them fixed.

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    Lofty Wiseman

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    Olivers zip up boot, onto my 5th pair now

    https://www.oliver.com.au/55-series-...zip-sided-boot
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    Ludwig Leichhardt
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    Thumbs up for zip up Olivers. Mine last about 14 months in damp conditions, probably last a lot longer with some
    moisture protection.
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    Lofty Wiseman

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    Iíve had a couple of pairs of zip up steel blues. They have been pretty good.


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    Mors Kochanski

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    I use Blundstone.

    Usually get plenty of use.

    KB

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    Before my work boots became a pair of converse sneakers I was lucky if my boots lasted 6months due to chemical and water attacking them constantly. After trying for years to find something comfortable I just ended up with gumboots with good insoles.


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