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#1 UncleWillie ONLINE  

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:02 PM

Goodbye my old friends. You were supportive, warm, comfortable and protective. You sacrificed yourself to keep me dry and kept me from slipping. But at the end you just had to open your mouth so you have been replaced with newer, better looking friends. You will be missed.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:06 PM

Duck tape. :D

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:12 PM

Shoe Goo.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:12 PM

"Good Night, Good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, 2.2

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:14 PM

Shoe repair.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:23 PM

Shoot, they're just getting comfortable! If they were an old tractor, would you junk them???

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:24 PM

Well if you get enough of them you can find a new use for them :D


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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:24 PM

I didn't know you could run that fast!!!!! :worshippy1:

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:32 PM

Didn't know what I was going to find,when I read the title. :D

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:36 PM

Duct-tape and your set.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:41 PM

Cobbler: It's not just for dessert, ya know.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 06:42 PM

Well I was going to shoegoo them, but three of the quick lace tabs are broken. The upper part of the heel on both boots is cracked through where only the lining is protecting my feet, the tongues are both split on one side, the have multiple places where the stitching is popped loose, and the inside lining has multiple holes through them from rubbing up against my tough feet. Had I paid the $217 full price for them they would be getting repaired in some fashion, but since I got them at the discount shoe store for $45 3 years ago (factory seconds because the laces were different colors ROTFL) I think I have more than got my money out of them. Unfortunately they didn't have another pair like them, but I got another pair of Wolverines in a different style for $75. If a pair of boots lasts me a year they are good boots. The old ones hung in for 3 years. This is like putting down an old dog that is suffering.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 07:02 PM

I would and have taken the old boots to the shoe repair. Kind of hard to find nowdays but they are out there. Very hard to part eith comforable boots.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 07:03 PM

Now that's funny. This came in my e-mail and when I first saw it, there was no picture so I thought you were leaving the site.Thanks for brightening my day.

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Posted December 01, 2012 - 07:24 PM

:bigrofl: :bigrofl: Nice opening. You got me.

Sure sounds like they've had their day. Enjoy your new ones.




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