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    Quote Originally Posted by Shade View Post
    . It's not even a steel-toed boot either,
    AE has never made a steel toed boot.

    i think you need to adjust your expectations a bit.

    at best they make kind of dandified work boot pattern boots, with softer leather.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlejandroLopez View Post
    The only reliably waterproof construction is a goodyear storm welt.
    i guess you've never had a set of bean boots? or Doc martens? or rubber wellingtons?

    there are so many ways to make boots waterproof it is apparently going to blow your mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evanparker View Post
    i guess you've never had a set of bean boots? or Doc martens? or rubber wellingtons?

    there are so many ways to make boots waterproof it is apparently going to blow your mind.
    Not to mention all the high-end technical hiking boots with glued soles that are lined in a waterproof breathable membrane like Gore-Tex. Presumably similar to this weird new AE shoe, incidentally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by evanparker View Post
    i guess you've never had a set of bean boots? or Doc martens? or rubber wellingtons?

    there are so many ways to make boots waterproof it is apparently going to blow your mind.
    LOL my man, OG made in England Docs use an unusual hybrid goodyear welt and the made in China ones are about as waterproof as any made in China mass production boot. As for the rest, we were talking about boots, not galoshes. No need to get all righteous about a minor misreading on your part. We’re just talking about clothes on the internet.

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