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    I have been searching around for a winter bunker boot, I have found insulated boots for heat but not cold.
    What is everyone else doing.
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    "Winter bunker boots" are better known as "regular bunker boots with thick socks"...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rellik74 View Post
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    Hiding in the warm fire truck when the tootsies get cold. Otherwise adding hand warmers to the tops of your toes works well.
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    Winter we don't need no stinking winter down here.

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    They are probably found next to the Salvation Army truck in a warm tent with the rest of the "You shoulda been there...." crew

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    LMAO!!!! The same boots that keep out the heat in fire also keep the heat in when it is cold. I do however wear an extra pair of socks. Those steel plates in the bottom get pretty cold when it is below zero.

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    ive found that a pair of leathers are alot warmer in the winter compaired to the old rubber ones that I used to wear. Just another added bonus of having a pair of leather boots. If you can, get a pair.
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    The only time my feet have ever gotten cold is from standing around not doing anything for a long time. And that will happen regardless of what you put on your feet. Usually it is a long road closure. I've found that completely barricading the road so the idiots have no choice but to turn around works quite nice. Then I can just stay in the truck with the heat on.
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    Default Wool socks

    I always were a wool blend socks in winter. 85% wool. Buy high qaulity sock like Smart Wool or Wigwam. Wool socks help wick the sweat away from you feet. Works out well for cold weather hunting too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rellik74 View Post
    I have been searching around for a winter bunker boot, I have found insulated boots for heat but not cold.
    What is everyone else doing.
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    No such thing that I know of, at least not in the lower 48.

    How long have you been on the job?

    The first boots that I had and I have had several pair, didn’t have much of any lining. They were Siren’s and did have very little felt inside. I have worn long athletic socks with my boots everything I out them on. Do my feet get cold? Do I care? Yes to both questions. Even the boots I had last are at best warm to a certain degree.

    If you are moving around and not don’t nothing the feet will tend to feel like blocks of ice.

    My feet got colder during the time I was in the Army back in the late 1950’s. But that is another story; everything I had was cold back then!

    My suggestion is too get you a good pair of insulated or athletic socks and make due with that.
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    Last winter we had some very cold weather. Had a structure fire the temp started at -13 and before we finished it was -17.

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    A winter boot is a boot 1/2 size bigger then a summer boot, to accomodate the thicker socks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeputyMarshal View Post
    "Winter bunker boots" are better known as "regular bunker boots with thick socks"...
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    Doesn't Ranger offer the rubber bunker boot in the insulated and non insulated options anymore? They did a few years ago.
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    What I would do is carry on. Your complaining about your poor little feet getting cold, meanwhile someones home and memories or other personal property is going up in flames. Give me a break.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rellik74 View Post
    Last winter we had some very cold weather. Had a structure fire the temp started at -13 and before we finished it was -17.
    .........and?

    1. If you are a career FF and you put your gear at the rig while on duty, put them ON The rig, like in the cab or on the running board, OFF the cold floor. If they start out cold, they will continue to BE cold. One thing I always liked to do was keep mine on the tailstep, where there was a downdraft from one of the hot-water radiator heaters at the ceiling.

    2. If you are a volly, and you keep your gear on a rack at the station, dont let your boots be on the floor. Raise em up somehow.

    3. Spend a few bucks and go to a Red Wing or Dickies store and buy a couple of pairs of good quality wool work socks. Stuff them into your boots if you are a volly so that they are with your gear. Career? Lay them out on the boots, take a few extra seconds to pull them on OVER your cotton socks.
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    Does having "cold feet" cause firefighters to become "doorway dancers"?
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    do your bunker boots are leather boots like here?cause leather is great and the guys do not feel cold weather with it.
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    I'm not the right guy to ask.
    In California, winter is 65 degrees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by e46rick View Post
    I'm not the right guy to ask.
    In California, winter is 65 degrees.

    oh ok,i see.
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