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William put on a pair of army boots when he was seven and barely even took them off to sleep. He had to give them up at nine when they were three sizes too small, but his love of boots is just as strong as ever today. Reach out to him for your own personalized boot recommendation at or say what's up on our Instagram or YouTube channel.
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Red Wing Blacksmith vs Iron Ranger: The Heritage Boot Battle

In the Red Wing Blacksmith vs Iron Ranger boot battle, which one wins? We review each boot and compare them so you can make the right choice for yourself.

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Red Wing Blacksmith Review: How Does it Stack Up?

Thinking about a new pair of Red Wing boots, but you’re not sure which to get? Check out our honest Red Wing Blacksmith review for a closer look before you buy.

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11 Best Boot Socks for Every Situation

Remember that time you wore thin socks with your boots and you got a huge blister? Stick with the best boot socks we’ve rounded up so history doesn’t repeat.

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Red Wing Iron Ranger vs Wolverine 1000 Mile: Which is Better?

Ketchup vs mustard. Batman vs Superman. Iron Ranger vs 1000 Mile. We won’t touch the first two, but we know boots. We settle the debate once and for all.

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Wolverine 1000 Mile Boot Review: Up Close With the Cordovan No. 8

So they’re an American classic, but do they justify their price tag? Check out our in-depth Wolverine 1000 Mile boot review and find out if they’re worth it.

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Saddle Soap vs Mink Oil: Which is Best For Your Boots?

It’s time to settle the saddle soap vs mink oil debate once and for all. You’ll learn the key differences and which product you should choose for your leather.

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How to Clean Timberlands in Under 20 Minutes

We love our Timbs, but there’s one problem. After a few days of rain and snow they get filthy, fast. We’ll show you how to clean Timberland boots the right way.

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How to Darken Leather Boots: Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Sometimes you need those boots a few shades darker. This comprehensive guide will show you exactly how to darken leather boots without damaging your footwear.

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Stretching Calf Boots: Try This Before Going to A Cobbler

Yep, they were lying. Stretching calf boots isn’t done by stuffing potatoes in them. We’ll teach you the two best methods to stretch your calf boots at home.

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Ariat WorkHog Review: The Working Man’s Boot

The Ariat WorkHog has a reputation for toughness. In our review, we break this work boot down piece by piece to see if they live up to their name.

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Do Timberlands Run Big? Don’t Buy Until You Read This Guide

Thinking about buying a pair of Timberlands? Reviews are all over the place for what should be a simple question: do Timberlands run big? Here’s your answer.

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Timberland Mt. Maddsen Review: Are They Fit for the Trail?

Are you digging the natural look of the Timberland Mt. Maddsens but wondering if they’ll live up to your hikes? This review will get you on the right track.