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New shoe break-in

Postby overheadx2 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:42 pm

Just bought some new Asolo Fugitives for the up coming season. I have always just worn them to break them in. Any one have any secrets to a faster break in period. I'm not apposed to the old fashioned approach, I just assumed some one has some secret. Thanks, Phil



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Re: New shoe break-in

Postby maverick » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:18 pm

I have heard people trying to soak boots and other unorthodox ways
to break them in, but nothing beat old fashion, true and tried way of
breaking them in.
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Re: New shoe break-in

Postby markskor » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:58 pm

Way back when boots were leather,
I remember the words of my old gear guru -
"Stand in water and get them wet -
wear until dry - all day.
This way, the boots will only hurt for that one day."
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Re: New shoe break-in

Postby sparky » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:38 pm

When I get a new pair of all leather work boots, I run them over with my truck a couple times. It works great! Getting them wet works good too, except it can be painful.

I recently got a really nice pair of work boots....supposed to be "pre broken in" They weren't....but running them over sure did the trick!
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Re: New shoe break-in

Postby k9mark » Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:47 pm

Learned this in the military...put them on, take a shower, wear until dry. Ive done this for every pair of boots for the past 25 years
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