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    Default What boots do you wear?

    im currently in a Citizens Fire Academy and all the time we get to put full turnout gear on and we have some of the worst boots. im going to try to find a picture of them online somewhere, but that are very hard and hurt your feet after a while.

    what do you wear?


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    Our standard issue boots at our department, the big rubber kind with the yellow toes, we refer to as "clown feet." They are big and ungainly and don't fit well between the rungs of a ladder.

    So, my husband and I took our paid-on-call money and each bought a pair of Pro Warrington's. They are light, comfortable, and feel like just having regular shoes on. SO much easier to do everything without feeling like we have leaden snowshoes on. Best money we have spent in recent years!

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    those are the ones. yellow toes lol. most of our instructors have a black shoe, something like pro toe? they look half the size and i bet they fit real well.

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    These are the same style that I have
    They are Pro Warrington 5000. I got em off ebay brand new, in my size for about $150


    They feel like a pair of heavy running shoes. I <3 them

    They are about 1573639x better then rubber.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BLSboy View Post
    These are the same style that I have
    They are Pro Warrington 5000. I got em off ebay brand new, in my size for about $150


    They feel like a pair of heavy running shoes. I <3 them

    They are about 1573639x better then rubber.
    Any problems with the sole clicking, or water leaking in yet? I had those, and loved them, but they developed the problems I mentioned. I returned them and got the new Pro Warrington 5006, very similar, but the bottom is all leather. Awesome, very light boots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by callaway75 View Post
    Any problems with the sole clicking, or water leaking in yet? I had those, and loved them, but they developed the problems I mentioned. I returned them and got the new Pro Warrington 5006, very similar, but the bottom is all leather. Awesome, very light boots.
    Sole has never clicked, but after soaking in copious amounts of water, they is a small amount of H2o in my boots. I am not sure if I would be able to return they boots, since I got them through eBay.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by coldfront View Post
    Is this tough enough for ye!
    Are those NFPA compliant? The ones on the left are the best...

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    Hands down the new Globe boots

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    Haix Fire flash atm mind you the new Globe boots seem to be something to look at.

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    The new Globe Magnum Boots.
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    Warrington Pro leather
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    I own and love Warrington Pro 5000's.....

    Cant stand the new Globe's.....

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    I would have to agree the Leather boots are the best Warrington Pro's are like walking around in sneakers all day. Compare that to the snow boots, and I believe the choice is simple.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BLSboy View Post
    These are the same style that I have
    They are Pro Warrington 5000. I got em off ebay brand new, in my size for about $150


    They feel like a pair of heavy running shoes. I <3 them

    They are about 1573639x better then rubber.
    I meant this ................
    IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
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    I'm sorry, I haven't been paying much attention for the last 3 hours.....what were we discussing?
    "but I guarentee you I will FF your arse off" from>
    http://www.firehouse.com/forums/show...60#post1137060post 115

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    I'm wearing the new Globe boots and I love em. Much more comfortable than the old ones I was wearing.

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    Haix Fire Hunter AF - most comfortable leather I've worn.

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    By new U.S national standards all firemen will be issued new foot wear on all fire ground operstions. Remember to please keep you new gear clean...

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