Comfortable Work Shoes

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Post by vegeta_ban » Tue. Oct. 27, 2015 10:18 am

I hope this is the right spot to post this. What is a very comfortable shock absorbing shoe to wear everyday in a none suit & tie type of job? Please give me idea's.

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Post by Rob R. » Tue. Oct. 27, 2015 11:13 am

Redwing Comfortforce. Wolverine Durashocks.

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Post by jpete » Thu. Oct. 29, 2015 10:36 pm

Since getting into HVAC service a couple years back I find Redwings to be the best.

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Post by Logs » Thu. Oct. 29, 2015 11:38 pm

I've been getting my boots lately from a company in Pa.. Corcoran , they make mainly boots for military. Union made in USA . Not real expensive , very comfortable . Try No tax and free delivery . The have just about any kind of boot or shoe you can think of.

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Post by davidmcbeth3 » Fri. Oct. 30, 2015 1:54 am

I have worn these:


Super shock absorbing ... not very protective other than that...they sell "microbounce" now too although it looks to be not as bouncy as the "megabounce" pictured

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Post by 2001Sierra » Fri. Oct. 30, 2015 9:02 am

I love my Keen's. Large toebox area, and removeable insoles.

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Post by ronan22 » Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 1:12 am

vegeta_ban wrote:
Tue. Oct. 27, 2015 10:18 am
I hope this is the right spot to post this. What is a very comfortable shock absorbing shoe to wear everyday in a none suit & tie type of job? Please give me idea's.

Thank you
These seem like a very different type of shoe. The spring sensation is pretty unique, and does take a little getting used to. At first it feels like you're walking across a trampoline! I'm only into them a week or so, but it seems that my knee and ankle pain is less, when I have to spend time on my feet. My knee and ankle have had extensive surgery and standing, walking, etc. is pretty painful, but I think these actually help. I notice that these shoes work other muscles that I don't normally work when walking, so I've had some leg cramps a couple of times, but I'm guessing that will diminish.

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Post by Freddy » Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 5:53 am

I'd go to my local Redwing dealer, tell them what you are hoping for & let them sell me a pair of whatever they want.

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Post by WNY » Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 7:41 am

Timberland has some good ones too. i think my shop boots/shoes are the Timberland pro hikers with steel toes.

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Post by cabinover » Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 7:47 am

The OP has probably found his shoes by now, seeing as the thread was started 4+ years ago.

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Post by gaw » Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 8:21 am

cabinover wrote:
Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 7:47 am
The OP has probably found his shoes by now, seeing as the thread was started 4+ years ago.
They are probably worn out by now and he may be looking for another pair. :idea:

I like the Red Wing aluminum toe sneaker style work shoes i bought for around home but i don't like the "MADE IN CHINA" label.

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Post by warminmn » Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 9:53 am

I'm just now wearing out my 2nd pair of Reebok work shoes model RB4890 wide model with composite toes. Im flat footed with a couple issues and they are the best Ive found. Its all I wear at home or working, walking, hunting, anything. I dont need the composite toes but their too comfortable to care and they do save on bumps and bruises when I drop things. Insulated enough for winter if the snow isnt deep. 1st pair lasted 3 years and this pair over 2 now, both worn all day long.

I was a Redwing man before these.

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Post by KLook » Mon. Feb. 18, 2019 9:08 pm

That last one sounded a little.......


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Post by coaledsweat » Tue. Feb. 19, 2019 7:07 am

Another vote for the composite toe, that steel will freeze your toes off.

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Post by oros35 » Tue. Feb. 19, 2019 9:26 am

I am wearing Merrell Moab Adventure for non-steel toe low top shoe. Best I've had in a long time. I've put quiet a few miles on them too. I need the wide width and not every brand is wide enough or offers wide with. They are so comfortable I bought 2 more pair for the future.

I don't need (or want) steel toe for work since I have to go through metal detectors all the time. Hard to find a good work shoe that doesn't have a bunch of metal in it.

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