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Georgia work boot update

Georgia boot update

One of the Georgia work boots started leaking. I make a point not to submerge them in water, but today some wet grass was enough to make one of my socks damp.

I'm pretty disappointed in the longevity. It was a wet year, which meant most of the time during this 11 month trial I was wearing my Muck boots, which are still going strong, and there was no walking around construction sites with nails pointing up.

Maybe the next brand I try will come closer to feeling like a fair deal?



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/used-czech-military-surplus-leather-boots-black.aspx?a=1510593 Worn them on my homestead for 3 years and they are still going

Comment by Charlie Wed Sep 18 19:43:46 2013
3 years is an impressive run...and they look extra sturdy, but mail order means I can't try it on first.
Comment by mark Thu Sep 19 16:15:48 2013
They will take returns , I have done so when they came the wrong size , they are very comfortable though heavy , army boots are made for an army to march in not for looks , I oil mine every 2 months or so with a mix of bee wax candle stubs and lard they remain waterproof after 3 years of ware , I bought 3 pairs at the same time , the last pair will probably out live me !
Comment by charlie Thu Sep 19 17:30:59 2013





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