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Re: IHTB-BOBLK - Wesco® 10'' Black Domain Boss Boot
« Reply #30 on: March 21, 2017, 04:54:15 pm »
I'm thinking about these...

Having read the sizing table, it would still be good if someone could help comparing them with boots I know. In Red Wing Iron Rangers I wear 10.5 (that is, Red Wing's US sizing, which I understand is abnormally generous compared to normal US sizes). My Tricker's Stow are 10.5 as well, but UK sizing. Any idea which size would be best for me here?

Based on this I'd say Wesco US11.

I have RW's in US10.5 that are a big for me and Wesco's in US11 that are big. I also have Wesco's in US10.5 and Vibergs in UK10 that fit perfectly.

Great advice thanks! I was going to suggest a US11 in Wesco taking into account how large RW's come up as do Trickers. Just need to gage an idea of width depending on what boot it is!

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Re: IHTB-BOBLK - Wesco® 10'' Black Domain Boss Boot
« Reply #31 on: March 22, 2017, 02:24:42 pm »
Thanks, both of you! Seems like size 11 is indeed the way to go then.

Now a stupid question came up when I was looking at the specs - how is the heel height (1 3/4") measured? That sounds like a lot, especially when I measure the heels of my own boots to compare. But on the other hand it does not look all that tall on the pictures, so I may very well be measuring mine at the wrong spot (I measured at the front of the heel, up until where the heel meets the sole). How is it done?

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« Reply #32 on: March 22, 2017, 02:41:44 pm »
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« Reply #33 on: March 22, 2017, 03:56:51 pm »

How is the heel height (1 3/4") measured? That sounds like a lot, especially when I measure the heels of my own boots to compare.

It sounds like a lot and probably is compared to many boots, but it doesn't look that way on foot. The boot (and the last it is built on) is designed holistically so the way it's all put together means it doesn't feel like you're walking "on heels" at all.

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« Reply #34 on: March 22, 2017, 05:08:54 pm »
Broken in nicely, I'd say...

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« Reply #35 on: March 24, 2017, 02:28:58 pm »
@Smersh Did you get them? Sorry just interested to know how you found the sizing, I'm 9.5 in a UK Trickers but usually get an E fitting as that is mostly what they do. Been saving up!  ;D

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« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2017, 02:47:24 pm »
Uh, I kinda forgot about this - or rather, I had some minor car/wall meeting which distracted me a bit from this and made me put all expenses on hold while I am waiting for the estimate from the workshop. :/

Giles, thank you for the heel picture. I was measuring it wrong, then, and indeed, now that measurement does not seem so scary any more.

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Re: IHTB-BOBLK - Wesco® 10'' Black Domain Boss Boot
« Reply #37 on: March 24, 2017, 03:41:42 pm »
I hear you… might give HQ a ring see what they think!

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« Reply #38 on: March 24, 2017, 04:38:20 pm »
Just ordered the 10.5, amazing service, thank you Lindsey!.
This was my last pair of US boots… not sure about the Anorak and my Sister will most likely kill me for posting this but hey it's Friday!

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« Reply #39 on: March 24, 2017, 05:14:56 pm »
@Finshack it's such a pleasure! Your childhood self will be thrilled. That picture is just fantastic, you were destined for a life on the waves  :)

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« Reply #40 on: March 24, 2017, 05:58:17 pm »
Just ordered the 10.5, amazing service, thank you Lindsey!.
This was my last pair of US boots… not sure about the Anorak and my Sister will most likely kill me for posting this but hey it's Friday!

@Finshack it's such a pleasure! Your childhood self will be thrilled. That picture is just fantastic, you were destined for a life on the waves  :)

That picture is mutts. Just brilliant. Congratulations again with the purchase.

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« Reply #41 on: March 24, 2017, 06:32:40 pm »
We lived in Baltimore for a bit, sometime in the 70's, got my love of the American lifestyle then which has never left me, had a few great College sweats wish I still had, and a Baltimore Colts sweat I wore to death. Will post some images of the boots life out West (Cornwall) when I get them Monday…

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« Reply #42 on: March 24, 2017, 06:35:04 pm »
Off topic, but I've wanted to visit Baltimore ever since watching The Wire (five times). Also where in Cornwall? I've spent time in Bodmin...

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« Reply #43 on: March 24, 2017, 08:31:39 pm »
About 15 minutes East of Bodmin on the Moor, wet and wild, been here 10 years, bit of a change from Bethnal Green I can tell you.

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« Reply #44 on: March 24, 2017, 08:35:54 pm »
About 15 minutes East of Bodmin on the Moor, wet and wild...
Beautiful country though. Rain comes down there like no other place I've been. And I live on the coast in northern Norway now.

I can recommend Wesco's bee oil and wax combo for yer boots. Sounds like you'll need it