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  1. Are Merino Wool Socks Worth It?

    Are Merino Wool Socks Worth It?
    Merino wool has unique properties that make them especially worth the price for hard-working applications due to their properties. What are those properties?
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  2. Leather Grain Explained

    Leather Grain Explained
    Many folks talk about their grain of leather - but what IS leather grain?
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  3. What Are Caulk Boots?

    What Are Caulk Boots?
    Caulk Boots are made for strenuous work on uneven or wet ground. So, what makes them different from regular work boots?
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  4. Getting Fitted For A Pair Of Nick's Leather Work Boots

     Getting Fitted For A Pair Of Nick's Leather Work Boots
    Getting fitted for a pair of custom boots is an important part of the process of getting high quality custom boots. This guide will explain the fitment process
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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