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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13920 on: November 07, 2020, 05:50:07 pm »
Love it, but the fact that it was as close as it was says that were not all gonna be sitting around the campfire singing songs together anytime soon.

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« Reply #13921 on: November 07, 2020, 06:08:45 pm »
As much as I have felt DJT to be an impulsive, unnerving, loud-mouthed dolt of a human being, it's getting awfully political in here. There is enough of this shit all over the rest of social media. Can we give it a rest ?
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13922 on: November 07, 2020, 06:17:48 pm »
As much as I have felt DJT to be an impulsive, unnerving, loud-mouthed dolt of a human being, it's getting awfully political in here. There is enough of this shit all over the rest of social media. Can we give it a rest ?
Just closed it down on the other thread. Closing is down here too. Thank you scooter.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13923 on: November 07, 2020, 06:26:13 pm »
As much as I have felt DJT to be an impulsive, unnerving, loud-mouthed dolt of a human being, it's getting awfully political in here. There is enough of this shit all over the rest of social media. Can we give it a rest ?
Just closed it down on the other thread. Closing is down here too. Thank you scooter.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13924 on: November 07, 2020, 06:34:49 pm »
I hadn’t seen the other thread but thought we might be treading the line. Sorry about that,as I’m totally with you.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13925 on: November 10, 2020, 03:24:46 pm »
Does anybody know why you cant see Engineer boots of any type on Viberg's website?

Have Viberg stopped selling Engineer Boots?

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13927 on: November 10, 2020, 03:39:39 pm »
@den1mhead - Viberg sent an email out last week regarding the future of their manufacturing, and it didn't sound like an "increase" in quality to me, but instead allowing "more sustainable" resources to be used - I read it as "quicker building process" (ie. cork filled soles, goodyear welts, etc), but I am uneducated on what is better or not in terms of footwear manufacturing.

Perhaps that means engineers go against their new practices due to the increased need for leather materials?

not sure, but curious...

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13928 on: November 10, 2020, 03:43:23 pm »
https://viberg.com/collections/engineer

Hey @Giles - yes, the link you've provided comes up with the following statement;

"This collection is empty"?

Where have their engineer boots gone? Jules has just bought a pair of Viberg engineers of eBay so wanted to look at Viberg's website but there is nothing to see ?

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« Reply #13929 on: November 10, 2020, 03:45:28 pm »
the link you've provided comes up with the following statement;

"This collection is empty"?

That's why I posted it...
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13930 on: November 10, 2020, 03:47:22 pm »
Thanks @Appfaff for that heads up which makes for interesting reading.

So Viberg are out of the engineer boot game / market, for reasons that are clear to Viberg only. All the more market share for Wesco  :) edit; and other engineer boot manufacturers
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13931 on: November 10, 2020, 03:54:16 pm »
@den1mhead -

here is the email, I believe there was a blog post too?


COPY:

Our Fall-Winter Collection is in high demand.

For this season and beyond, we have replaced several key components with more environmentally friendly options. Now, everything that surrounds your foot is made of natural materials.

Step into the autumnal collection. Shop our favorites below.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13932 on: November 17, 2020, 10:02:00 pm »
Having just received a new pair of Viberg's today, I can vouch for them being lighter and more flexible out of the box than they used to be. My pair has a welt rather than stitch down, which is perhaps a manufacturing shortcut, but then also easier to rebuild? Viberg seem to be claiming the channelled insole is their way to step up from other goodyear's, although pretty sure Yuketen's non-mocs have been channelled for awhile. All that being said I wanted to make the 7" domain toe cap boot work but the last didn't seem to suit, and same with the IH/DR/Wesco collab boot which is really special. I haven't tried the engineers. Would like a tea-core boot.

@den1mhead -

here is the email, I believe there was a blog post too?


COPY:

Our Fall-Winter Collection is in high demand.

For this season and beyond, we have replaced several key components with more environmentally friendly options. Now, everything that surrounds your foot is made of natural materials.

Step into the autumnal collection. Shop our favorites below.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13933 on: November 19, 2020, 07:26:32 pm »
So after a brief exchange with @Chris about a longing to "cheers some beers" with him in the near future (this is meant to be less creepy then it sounds in my sentence structure) - I was wondering if anyone would be down to do some Zoom Happy Hours for the forum members? Since it's now been more than a year since most of us have been able to meet each other in person, figured it could be kinda fun, and a great way to get to know other people, and hear what their voices sound like haha.

I know everyone is probably Zoom'd out, but perhaps drinking and denim chat can make up for it?

Also, I know we are all in different time zones, which could either mean 1. some Americans have to drink in the Am (which has become common place anyways, right) or 2. Europeans just need more Jameson in their coffee :)


I'd be happy to organize if there is interest!


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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #13934 on: November 19, 2020, 07:29:11 pm »
+1 interested.
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