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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #60 on: January 03, 2014, 12:36:34 am »
I literally got an email from them five minutes after made this post.  In case anyone didn't know already and are interested.

"There are a couple of options as far as the toe area on our boots.  Unstructured means there is nothing in there at all but the leather itself.  Partially structured refers to an extremely thin layer of material that helps keep the shape up the last intact, but is still quite light and flexible.  A fully structured toe is a heavy material in the toe and is the same as what we use on our non-steel toe work boots.  Sprung toe is something entirely different and refers to a last shape with an upturned toe box"

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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #61 on: January 03, 2014, 11:18:41 am »
Arrrrrrrrrgh! They are 1/2 size too big!!!!!!!  >:(

Just ordered a pair in 9.5. Now I have to play the painful waiting game. I suck at that game...but almost always win in the end :)
Oh noes! Am sure now you've had them in your hands you realize how amazing they are and will want another pair in your size. The joy of the hunt.

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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #62 on: January 03, 2014, 03:27:24 pm »
there is only one boot in this picture:





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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #63 on: January 04, 2014, 04:47:32 am »
It's a where's Waldo kinda shot.

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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #64 on: January 04, 2014, 09:16:47 pm »













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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #65 on: January 04, 2014, 09:26:10 pm »
nice boot cooper-topper.
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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #66 on: January 04, 2014, 09:29:57 pm »
Oh yeah good purchase those service boots are so nice and well-built, enjoy em
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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #67 on: January 04, 2014, 09:50:39 pm »
Man, Viberg has upgraded their packaging considerably in the last year.  My last pair came in a plain brown cardboard box.

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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #68 on: January 04, 2014, 11:05:30 pm »
First pair of Vibergs.  All I can say is, wow.  The quality is like nothing I've ever experienced before.  I was expecting them to be pretty awesome, considering what they cost, and man am I not disappointed.

Special thank you to Winchy for taking time out from a family gathering to drop them round to me this evening (after dinner!) while he was in south London.  Top man.

Winchy - I'm about to bombard the music thread with non-metal in your honour!
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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #69 on: January 05, 2014, 12:20:01 am »
Man, Viberg has upgraded their packaging considerably in the last year.  My last pair came in a plain brown cardboard box.
The acceptance of being a fashion-related/involved brand..

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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #70 on: January 06, 2014, 02:12:51 pm »
Shoes came in today and I the size was spot on! Only within ten minutes I managed to f... one of the laces up. I assumed one pair was spare and I could do with one length and cut one in half before lacing them up. Man I´m dumb!  Now I have to buy me some new leather laces.  For now some ugly ass cotton laces to replace. The boots are fantastic though..
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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #71 on: January 06, 2014, 02:18:09 pm »
denim,  If you are buying something from us soon, let me know and we will pop a pair in the package for you FOC.  We support, empathise and sympathise with feckin dumb....
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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #72 on: January 06, 2014, 02:20:33 pm »
Lol! Thanks!

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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #73 on: January 06, 2014, 02:21:57 pm »
G - what's the accepted way of tying the laces on these?  Sounds like a dumb question, but would you wrap once and tie, or cut to size and tie without the wrap?

I'm currently going with the former, but am erring towards the latter.  Shame to cut such lovely laces though...
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Re: IHVB-04-b-o-t - Iron Heart/Viberg 1950's Service Boot in Brown Oil Tan
« Reply #74 on: January 06, 2014, 02:26:15 pm »
This is my approach:

If laces are long and I can wrap, I do.
If laces are not long enough to wrap, then I don't
If I can't be arsed to thread through top eye, I wrap and tie

Keep them as long as poss, then if you break one (or cut one in half by "mistake" - whoops, sorry denim....), then the remainder remains more useful until you can replace.
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