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#16 reddawn

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 08:55 pm

Army surplus http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... wouldn't use them for firewood......

What boots...... Well I've got altberg Warriors and lows mountain gtx.......

Used the lowas in
Afghan 2009 and both in the winter tour-sep 2010- april2011.

Honest opinion:

Altberg-

I went to the altberg factory in Richmond to get them fitted. I have
No complaints about them apart from I (and others) feel they get a bit cold on the toes. Pretty
Durable and look the part.

Lowa-

The toughest boots I've used. Had them since 2008 and they're
Still doing the job. Very tough soles, good ankle support and comfy
As feck......bit heavier than the altberg.

Most the lads I work with have a pair of
Both. Altbergs are a top boot and
We use them for day to day use and when we need to look smart. Lowas are the workhorses for us, we change to them when were gonna put the boots through some stick. Very, very tough boots and pretty
Warm. Afghan in winter at night is a pretty harsh place and lowas have served me well.

Both are a good choice. Similar price and do similar things. I'd be happy with either
But for dog work/digging the lowa comes out on top....... For general mooching and walking
It's altberg http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


warriors are a decent boot, if you ever need to buy a new pair try them highmoor yins :thumbs:

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 08:58 pm

I have a pair of muck boots and they are mint also have a pair of jackpyke boots for the summer that are good just the insole moves around a little

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 09:23 pm


Army surplus http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... wouldn't use them for firewood......

What boots...... Well I've got altberg Warriors and lows mountain gtx.......

Used the lowas in
Afghan 2009 and both in the winter tour-sep 2010- april2011.

Honest opinion:

Altberg-

I went to the altberg factory in Richmond to get them fitted. I have
No complaints about them apart from I (and others) feel they get a bit cold on the toes. Pretty
Durable and look the part.

Lowa-

The toughest boots I've used. Had them since 2008 and they're
Still doing the job. Very tough soles, good ankle support and comfy
As feck......bit heavier than the altberg.

Most the lads I work with have a pair of
Both. Altbergs are a top boot and
We use them for day to day use and when we need to look smart. Lowas are the workhorses for us, we change to them when were gonna put the boots through some stick. Very, very tough boots and pretty
Warm. Afghan in winter at night is a pretty harsh place and lowas have served me well.

Both are a good choice. Similar price and do similar things. I'd be happy with either
But for dog work/digging the lowa comes out on top....... For general mooching and walking
It's altberg http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


warriors are a decent boot, if you ever need to buy a new pair try them highmoor yins http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Only allowed to wear certain boots mate, altberg peacekeeper or warrior

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 10:29 pm



Army surplus http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... wouldn't use them for firewood......

What boots...... Well I've got altberg Warriors and lows mountain gtx.......

Used the lowas in
Afghan 2009 and both in the winter tour-sep 2010- april2011.

Honest opinion:

Altberg-

I went to the altberg factory in Richmond to get them fitted. I have
No complaints about them apart from I (and others) feel they get a bit cold on the toes. Pretty
Durable and look the part.

Lowa-

The toughest boots I've used. Had them since 2008 and they're
Still doing the job. Very tough soles, good ankle support and comfy
As feck......bit heavier than the altberg.

Most the lads I work with have a pair of
Both. Altbergs are a top boot and
We use them for day to day use and when we need to look smart. Lowas are the workhorses for us, we change to them when were gonna put the boots through some stick. Very, very tough boots and pretty
Warm. Afghan in winter at night is a pretty harsh place and lowas have served me well.

Both are a good choice. Similar price and do similar things. I'd be happy with either
But for dog work/digging the lowa comes out on top....... For general mooching and walking
It's altberg http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


warriors are a decent boot, if you ever need to buy a new pair try them highmoor yins http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Only allowed to wear certain boots mate, altberg peacekeeper or warrior

i meant for dog work an mooching mate, they will take some stick ;)

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 10:59 pm


i got meself some altberg boots a few month ago, i will never never buy a diffrent pair now, they are that good a couple a my mates have went an bought the exact same boots, cos they can see how well mine are doing http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Just looked on their web site going to treat myself to a pair wich ones would you recomend.atb dell
you've got to get up to the factory and just try a few pairs imo different styles fit different feet better.

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 11:14 pm



i got meself some altberg boots a few month ago, i will never never buy a diffrent pair now, they are that good a couple a my mates have went an bought the exact same boots, cos they can see how well mine are doing http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Just looked on their web site going to treat myself to a pair wich ones would you recomend.atb dell
you've got to get up to the factory and just try a few pairs imo different styles fit different feet better.

they told me other day the have a cracking mail order service now, few simple measurements over the phone an they sort your boots, i do love going to the factory tho, always looking for excuses to go an buy new socks or wax for the boots :icon_redface: the selection they got is impressive :icon_eek:

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 11:15 pm




Army surplus http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... wouldn't use them for firewood......

What boots...... Well I've got altberg Warriors and lows mountain gtx.......

Used the lowas in
Afghan 2009 and both in the winter tour-sep 2010- april2011.

Honest opinion:

Altberg-

I went to the altberg factory in Richmond to get them fitted. I have
No complaints about them apart from I (and others) feel they get a bit cold on the toes. Pretty
Durable and look the part.

Lowa-

The toughest boots I've used. Had them since 2008 and they're
Still doing the job. Very tough soles, good ankle support and comfy
As feck......bit heavier than the altberg.

Most the lads I work with have a pair of
Both. Altbergs are a top boot and
We use them for day to day use and when we need to look smart. Lowas are the workhorses for us, we change to them when were gonna put the boots through some stick. Very, very tough boots and pretty
Warm. Afghan in winter at night is a pretty harsh place and lowas have served me well.

Both are a good choice. Similar price and do similar things. I'd be happy with either
But for dog work/digging the lowa comes out on top....... For general mooching and walking
It's altberg http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


warriors are a decent boot, if you ever need to buy a new pair try them highmoor yins http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Only allowed to wear certain boots mate, altberg peacekeeper or warrior

i meant for dog work an mooching mate, they will take some stick http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


Sound mate. I just wear the lowas I use for work, saves having loads of
Boots lol :thumbs:

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 11:20 pm





Army surplus http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... wouldn't use them for firewood......

What boots...... Well I've got altberg Warriors and lows mountain gtx.......

Used the lowas in
Afghan 2009 and both in the winter tour-sep 2010- april2011.

Honest opinion:

Altberg-

I went to the altberg factory in Richmond to get them fitted. I have
No complaints about them apart from I (and others) feel they get a bit cold on the toes. Pretty
Durable and look the part.

Lowa-

The toughest boots I've used. Had them since 2008 and they're
Still doing the job. Very tough soles, good ankle support and comfy
As feck......bit heavier than the altberg.

Most the lads I work with have a pair of
Both. Altbergs are a top boot and
We use them for day to day use and when we need to look smart. Lowas are the workhorses for us, we change to them when were gonna put the boots through some stick. Very, very tough boots and pretty
Warm. Afghan in winter at night is a pretty harsh place and lowas have served me well.

Both are a good choice. Similar price and do similar things. I'd be happy with either
But for dog work/digging the lowa comes out on top....... For general mooching and walking
It's altberg http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


warriors are a decent boot, if you ever need to buy a new pair try them highmoor yins http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Only allowed to wear certain boots mate, altberg peacekeeper or warrior

i meant for dog work an mooching mate, they will take some stick http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


Sound mate. I just wear the lowas I use for work, saves having loads of
Boots lol http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

my wife says she comes 4th in my life, 1st is kids, 2nd is dogs an 3rd is boots :icon_redface: :whistling: i spend so much time in the fookers i want good uns :laugh: :thumbs:

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 12:34 am




i got meself some altberg boots a few month ago, i will never never buy a diffrent pair now, they are that good a couple a my mates have went an bought the exact same boots, cos they can see how well mine are doing http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Just looked on their web site going to treat myself to a pair wich ones would you recomend.atb dell
you've got to get up to the factory and just try a few pairs imo different styles fit different feet better.

they told me other day the have a cracking mail order service now, few simple measurements over the phone an they sort your boots, i do love going to the factory tho, always looking for excuses to go an buy new socks or wax for the boots http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... the selection they got is impressive http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
i got some through the mail and they just don't feel right.

they're probably just trying to get rid of some of the old coffin dodgers that seem to aimlessly stand around there trying to decide what colour socks they want.

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 12:36 am





i got meself some altberg boots a few month ago, i will never never buy a diffrent pair now, they are that good a couple a my mates have went an bought the exact same boots, cos they can see how well mine are doing http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Just looked on their web site going to treat myself to a pair wich ones would you recomend.atb dell
you've got to get up to the factory and just try a few pairs imo different styles fit different feet better.

they told me other day the have a cracking mail order service now, few simple measurements over the phone an they sort your boots, i do love going to the factory tho, always looking for excuses to go an buy new socks or wax for the boots http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... the selection they got is impressive http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
i got some through the mail and they just don't feel right.

they're probably just trying to get rid of some of the old coffin dodgers that seem to aimlessly stand around there trying to decide what colour socks they want.

:laugh:

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 12:46 am

I have a pair of scarpa winter walking boots decent boots had them 3or4 years and still water proof and going strong , down side a bit expensive and quite stiff when new

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 09:06 am

Any body tried a pair of meindl woodwalkers ?

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 09:43 am





i got meself some altberg boots a few month ago, i will never never buy a diffrent pair now, they are that good a couple a my mates have went an bought the exact same boots, cos they can see how well mine are doing http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Just looked on their web site going to treat myself to a pair wich ones would you recomend.atb dell
you've got to get up to the factory and just try a few pairs imo different styles fit different feet better.

they told me other day the have a cracking mail order service now, few simple measurements over the phone an they sort your boots, i do love going to the factory tho, always looking for excuses to go an buy new socks or wax for the boots http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... the selection they got is impressive http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
i got some through the mail and they just don't feel right.

they're probably just trying to get rid of some of the old coffin dodgers that seem to aimlessly stand around there trying to decide what colour socks they want.
No good me going then i would drive them fekin mad lol

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 03:21 pm






i got meself some altberg boots a few month ago, i will never never buy a diffrent pair now, they are that good a couple a my mates have went an bought the exact same boots, cos they can see how well mine are doing http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Just looked on their web site going to treat myself to a pair wich ones would you recomend.atb dell
you've got to get up to the factory and just try a few pairs imo different styles fit different feet better.

they told me other day the have a cracking mail order service now, few simple measurements over the phone an they sort your boots, i do love going to the factory tho, always looking for excuses to go an buy new socks or wax for the boots http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub... the selection they got is impressive http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
i got some through the mail and they just don't feel right.

they're probably just trying to get rid of some of the old coffin dodgers that seem to aimlessly stand around there trying to decide what colour socks they want.
No good me going then i would drive them fekin mad lol

well if you decide do get a pair by going up to the factory dell, let me know an ill have the kettle on, i aint far an it would be nice to meet you :victory: :thumbs:

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 04:30 pm

I was at the altberg factory about 2 weeks ago........

Seen 2 guys,carrying a ferret box and a terrier walking on the road
Between the petrol station and the race course
Coming away from John bulls way......Wasnt you
Was it :laugh:


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