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3056 Womens Work Boots, pretty good actually
I had a nicely worn in pair of Oliver Work Boots but then having started a new job I found that I needed black work shoes of some sort. I went to the work wear store, there was some Oliver Boots which would have been perfect but they didn't have my size in stock. I tried on a pair of the Hard Yakka boots, the size on the shelf was perfect for me, they felt comfy, they had zips on the side, the only difference is that they were more padded, lower and also heavier than the olivers (mainly because the olivers had a synthetic toe cap rather than st...Read moreeel). Anyway I needed some boots ASAP so decided to go with the Hard Yakka. Initially they were comfortable but after the first week there was a period of time where the edge of the tongue was hurting the top of my foot, mainly one. I persevered and within another week the issue went away. I should mention that I find it hard to find perfect boots, it seems like one always seems to rub on my heel or something like that. I've had these for more than a month now and apart from the initial "wearing in" I haven't had any problems which is a good sign. The zips are so handy, I would always buy work boots with zips these days. Yes sometimes I find the zips on these boots can unzip a little, but only a small amount. I think the zip retention thing could be a bit better designed...perhaps a little velcro strap like the Oliver boots tend to have could be a little more effective? In saying that they don't zip down enough to cause issue or constant adjustment and to think of it I find that it's only one boot (the right one). A huge plus for these boots is the sole, I work in a place where the floors could get very slippery and I have to say these boots seem to have the most anti slip sole compared to any shoe I have owned in the past! Unless I'm stepping on a greasy piece of food or something these just aren't slippery at all it's great.....and they seem to be nicely waterproof too (when hosing down the floors)...although I do like to coat any of my leather boots in Nikwax or Dubbin etc for extra water proofing. So yes I think I would be happy to buy these again. I work on my feet and often I also walk to and from work (about a half hour walk), these seem to be pretty good so far, for comparison when I initially wore some Volleys they were sliippery on the floors (even though it was a natural rubber sole) and my feet were sore by the time I finished work which made it a chore to walk home.
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- Store LocationTotally Workwear Geraldton
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|Category||Online Shops and Footwear Shops & Brands||Physical Shops and Footwear Shops & Brands|
|Offers Free Standard Shipping||Yes|
|Free Standard Shipping Minimum Order Amount||$150.00|
|Mens / Womens Clothing||Mens and Womens||Mens and Womens|
|Labels Sold||Own Label||Own Label|
|Buy Now, Pay Later Options||None||None|
|Type of Footwear Offered||Work/Trade/Heavyduty Boots||Work/Trade/Heavyduty Boots|
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