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Old 11-30-2004, 03:06 PM
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I will jump in here as well. I like to wear studded boots ,when not in a boat, and have had the simms, chota , and now the patagonia beefy. My issue has been with the studds ripping up the leather on top of the toe box. The simms guides were comfy but I was already wearing a hole in tops of the boots from inadvertently cleating myself.

Acutally the best boots I have had were a old pair of lacrosse ones. The toe box was incased in hard rubber which I think is a great idea. These lasted 3 years before the felt wore out. Do not see why others do not do this. I was eyeing the cabelas boots cause they have this feature.

I happened into a good deal with the patagonia beefy boots which have some rubber encasement so I am hoping these hold up. Time will tell...

-sean
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