Verified FBN Member (VA)

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What kind of shoes survive the farm life?

I used to wear exclusively running shoes, however after returning to the family farm 7 years ago I quickly realized I would burn through a pair in 2-3 weeks the bottoms would fall off from being on my feet all day and due to the uneven loose surfaces Id be walking on. Since then Ive began wearing hiking shoes which last quote a bit better. Merrells Moab ventilators, keens targii, etc. I get 3-4 months out of these. But I'd like something that's last a bit longer, but still be comfortable while being on my feet all day.

What works for you?

I prefer low cut over mid or tall boots.

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Verified FBN Member (MO)

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check out timberline pro anti fatigue i like them

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Verified FBN Member (WA)

Nicks Boots. Hand made with great arch support. Excellent quality. I have a pair going on 3 years. Wear them 12 hours a day, 6 days a we...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

Those better last forever for $500-600/pair!

Verified FBN Member (ND)

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Verified FBN Member (VA)

I've tried the KEEN *********** and they laster 3+4 momthsm retails around $150 but can be found on sale for 80-100.

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

I buy Reebok military style boots. Fairly light with a composite toe and they have a side zip so very easy on and off.

Verified FBN Member (MI)

My son introduced me to Blundstone boots from Australia. You can buy online. They are very rugged. I've been satisfied with everything from ...

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Verified FBN Member (AR)

I wear some Justin's Stampede from academy sports. Usually 100 a pair. Also swap out to let dry out sometimes. Usually buy new pair every ye...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

I started wearing Ariats in warm months. I wear orthodics for flat feet so I can walk a soft soled shoe or boot right off the outside edge i...

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Verified FBN Member (SK, CAN)

Ecco and I will also put a redwing insole in them and they last

Verified FBN Member (VA)

Since posting this I've purchased a pair of oboz firebrand ii. I'm on month 5 and they're still going strong. I'm a lifelong convert I'd the...

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