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  1. What Are ASTM Boots Ratings?

    What Are ASTM Boots Ratings?
    OSHA relies on ASTM certification for boots, so many employers do require ASTM boots for employees. If your employment requires steel toe boots, ASTM certification is likely necessary for your job.
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  2. Anatomy Of Fire Boots

    Anatomy Of Fire Boots
    What goes into a pair of Nick's fire boots? Time, effort, skill, dedication, and decades of knowledge of boot craft of course...but what about the materials? What sort of stuff are these boots made of?
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  3. Can I Trust Used Work Boots?

    Can I Trust Used Work Boots?
    Are used boots any good? Are they worth buying? Well...the answer is it kind of depends. You may not be in for the bargain you suspected to get the most out of the deal, however. There are two circumstances in which used boots are not a bad buy.
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  4. Tactical Fire Boot vs Leather Firefighter Boots?

    Tactical Fire Boot vs Leather Firefighter Boots?
    There's a reason why traditional leather firefighter boot designs are still popular with wildland firefighters...and why some hunters swear by more staid boot designs over modern, high-tech and synthetic designs as well. Let's go over that a bit more.
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  5. Why Are So Few Leather Work Boots Made In The USA?

    Why Are So Few Leather Work Boots Made In The USA?
    Part and parcel to why it's harder to get custom work boots here in the USA is the demand for labor. You see, a pair of custom work boots require craftsmen of exceptional skill to construct them.
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  6. What Are Lineman Boots?

    What Are Lineman Boots?
    Lineman boots are made for people that regularly ascend ladders, power poles with climbing spires, and other structures on a daily basis. This imposes certain requirements.
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  7. How Tall Should My Work Boots Be?

    How Tall Should My Work Boots Be?
    A ten incher will give you optimum ankle support and protection for your foot, ankle, and lower calf. If you’re a mechanic, construction worker, logger, tradesman, or firefighter, you’ll probably need the extra line of defense against heavy equipment, sharp tools, and rough terrain.
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  8. What Are Made to Order Boots?

    What Are Made to Order Boots?
    The option of made to order boots gives you the freedom to decide almost every detail of your boots’ construction—from the height of the boot to the color of the edge dressing.
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  9. Common Types of Foot Pain and How To Deal With Them

    Common Types of Foot Pain and How To Deal With Them
    Here are some tips for identifying and remedying the cause of your foot pain.
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  10. What Are Station Boots?

    What Are Station Boots?
    Station boots are perhaps the only all-purpose fire boot. You get the support and comfort of a wildland fire boot, but also the watertight seal of a rubber boot. The best of all possible worlds.
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