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  1. How It's Made Fire Boots

    How It's Made Fire Boots
    We can't give you ALL the details, of course...but we can tell you as much as humanly possible about the process so you get an understanding of how we put our boots together.
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  2. How To Care For Wildland Firefighter Boots

    How To Care For Wildland Firefighter Boots
    We'll go over how to take care of your firefighter boots and keep them in good working order during this fire season...and beyond.
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  3. Why Should I Consider Leather Firefighter Boots Over Rubber?

    Why Should I Consider Leather Firefighter Boots Over Rubber?
    A number of studies have found that pull-on rubber boots actually created more risk of injury and made firefighter's work harder compared to leather boots.
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  4. How To Buy Wildland Fire Boots

    How To Buy Wildland Fire Boots
    If you need a new pair of wildland fire boots or your first pair, you had better make a good choice or else you'll suffer in the field. Having a lousy pair of boots has made fire season even more excruciating than it already is, it has ruined many hunting trips and has made work a living hell for many people.
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  5. What Are NFPA Fire Boot Standards?

    What Are NFPA Fire Boot Standards?
    The National Fire Protection Association sets standards in terms of construction, measurements and so on for fire boots. Municipal and wildland fire departments all require that personnel have the appropriate gear in order to do one of the most important jobs in existence, and the NFPA determines what meets their criteria.
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  6. How Long Should Work Boots Last?

    How Long Should Work Boots Last?
    It's a valid question. After all, you should expect to replace work boots at certain intervals, just like you should expect to replace casual shoes, tires on your car or many other things that take wear over time.
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  7. What Are Packer Boots?

    What Are Packer Boots?

    Packer boots are an older style of work boot that dates to at least the 19th century, as they have features that are functional for people who rode on horseback. Granted, they still make fantastic work boots IF you find that they're suited for you.

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  8. Should My Work Boots Have A Raised Heel?

    Should My Work Boots Have A Raised Heel?
    The boot-heel design has actually evolved over hundreds of years. More than 500 years ago, Persians were wearing shoes with a raised heel, not unlike high heel shoes that women wear today. Why did they?
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  9. Are Handmade Leather Shoes A Good Investment?

    Are Handmade Leather Shoes A Good Investment?
    Handmade leather shoes are not just a product that fills a need for a time; they're an investment for the long haul.
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  10. How Do I Break In Leather Work Boots?

    How Do I Break In Leather Work Boots?
    You invested in a pair of great leather work boots, and the sooner the process is commenced, the sooner they'll form to your feet and become the bespoke pair of footwear that you ordered in the first place.
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