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thrifted! cheap shit cordovan j&m did a little spit shine to it! tadaa! perfect!

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strange they would use shell on those shoes and not even have a goodyear welt. looks like glued on soles.

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they look brass

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Just picked these up from the Dayton store. One of a kind. Really pleased and excited to start breaking them in. Wore them all day today and my feet are a little sore :)

Hope you all enjoy

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Sweet boots!

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thrifted! cheap shit cordovan j&m did a little spit shine to it! tadaa! perfect!

you thrift?!?

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strange they would use shell on those shoes and not even have a goodyear welt. looks like glued on soles.

Probably not shell cordovan. Still wearable though.

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thats what i was thinking, but i figured eddie has enough horse ass in his posession to be able to tell.

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I've been waiting so long...

finally, got these just few minuites ago.

my very first Whit's boots!!

made with brown chromexel leather, #38 americano type.

really heavy than I expected but comfortable.

my old digital camera cannot express how they wonderful.. OTL

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Those White's look awesome...I really want to order something similar to check out the Chrome Excel leather and the new Swing last. These pics might push me over the edge. Enjoy them!

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Nice White's, although I'm not a big fan of the shape of that last. The toe of the boot almost looks like it points outwards. I much prefer the semidress last.

Speaking of semidress, these look great:

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Are these available through a North American distributor, or only in Asia?

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wow, talk about a blatant copy of the Semi-Dress design. The SD is a pretty unique design, not like an engineer boot which everyone does. I like the White's version better.

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strange they would use shell on those shoes and not even have a goodyear welt. looks like glued on soles.

What's even stranger is that they would not use shell cordovan leather on a pair of shell cordovan shoes. (10)

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And they're fucking ugly.

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Gang - White's look awesome.

I really hope my smoke jumpers hold up as advertised, because I'm beating the shit out of them:). After about a week of work..

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That is how they should be worn. Setting a good example there Morse

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yeah, im pretty sure whites will hold up to work, since id venture that the vast majority of people who wear them do so to work in, not to play dress up.

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great work morse,thats how it should be done.my RW 9011s got badly scratched and abused last weekend,i gave them a quick wash with water and a brush,treated the scratches with burgundy Kiwi and applied some beeswax on top.after polishing they looked like before,if not better.a quality boot doesnt take any harm.

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My other leather shoes get cleaned and obenauf'd to fill in cuts in the leather. but I found my roughouts a bit different because it doesn't take treatment and just goes bald from cuts and scrapes. However that looks in the end so be it. I'll continue to kill them and they'll look better with age I'm sure. They already do..

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In a week and a half i'll actually have a little shoe collection for the first time in my life!

Two nice pair of MOTOs:

A beautiful pair of caramel whole cut desert boots.

And the only black footwear I want, a pair of black monkey boots.

Next up is either some white Repettos, the jazz model.

Or a pair of quoddy deck chukkas in bison.

I'm stoked. :P

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those J&M shoes are not shell, they are highly processed leather that is made to look like shell - which ends up looking like plastic and ironically, makes shell look like plastic to some people.

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My other leather shoes get cleaned and obenauf'd to fill in cuts in the leather. but I found my roughouts a bit different because it doesn't take treatment and just goes bald from cuts and scrapes. However that looks in the end so be it. I'll continue to kill them and they'll look better with age I'm sure. They already do..

Morse - you're White's look awesome! Definitely better with age & you're using them for their intended purpose!

White's, Wesco, etc, are all great & restoring & re-soling their boots as needed, so keep beating 'em! :)

When we were up at the cottage over spring break, I found my old Wescos that I wore over 4-5 summers, tree-planting & such hard labor. I think they've been re-soled twice, but the leather is starting to show its age. Too small for me now, sadly :(

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My new acquisitions:

**Keep an eye out for my upcoming blog post titled: BEWARE - WHITE'S SEMI-DRESS BOOTS, where one can save hundreds on SD's.

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My new acquisitions:

**Keep an eye out for my upcoming blog post titled: BEWARE - WHITE'S SEMI-DRESS BOOTS, where one can save hundreds on SD's.

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just bookmarked your blog.

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^lottery???

Great connections and the ability to live of beans for some time ;)

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