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CX500T
03-01-2018, 09:04 PM
I've searched the usual online stores I buy shoes at, and the usual Ecco, Doc Marten and other brand shoes I've seen reccomended are not available in my size in styles that appear to conform with the uniform section of our FOM (Delta)

I put this in the main section because I see every major wearing more or less the same style shoes.

I wear shoes in the 16-4E to 17D range depending on brand.

The official "description"

Smooth Black leather, Plain toe, cap toe or split toe style, lace or slip on.
No contrasting color soles, laces, stitching, etc

Boots must be plain black, plain toe with no buckles and can't disrupt pants.

Right now I have a pair of Rockports that meet the looks description, but based on how they are getting torn up just by the simulator, I don't think they will last long on the line.

So, fellow Sasquatch, Yeti and Bigfoots (Bigfeets?), what do you wear and where do you get them?


Sluggo_63
03-02-2018, 06:38 AM
https://homemagazinegainesville.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/shutterstock_29036944-1024x681.jpg
https://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0477199_sc7?$splssku$

Qotsaautopilot
03-02-2018, 08:07 AM
Your wife is very lucky


dogismycopilot
03-02-2018, 11:42 AM
Try Nordstrom. They are known for fitting some of the less common sizes.

ipdanno
03-02-2018, 02:26 PM
I've been quite happy in Ariat 'Roper' boots, comfortable and long lasting. Also keeps the anti-ice off your socks. Mine are not Sasquatch size. Go for the composite sole, just in case KCM is down.

CX500T
03-02-2018, 08:48 PM
Those only go to 15s. :(

Triggs
03-03-2018, 10:09 AM
Alberta Boot Co. may be able to make a pair for you. I had them make my ropers (size 11E not clown sized) with rubber soles and composite shank and no stitching on toe

TiredSoul
03-03-2018, 03:49 PM
Your wife is very lucky

https://www.reactiongifs.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/lol_ricky_gervais.gif

galaxy flyer
03-03-2018, 07:07 PM
Paul Bond in Arizona will make a custom boot. Very comfy, if you like ropers.

GF

crbnftprnt
03-13-2018, 06:08 PM
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I wear shoes in the 16-4E to 17D range depending on brand. [QUOTE]=

16 EEEE? You could probably out-swim Michael Phelps without even using your arms.

CX500T
03-13-2018, 06:13 PM
16 EEEE? You could probably out-swim Michael Phelps without even using your arms.

I have a lot of parasite drag.

todhog2
03-13-2018, 07:54 PM
Iím about to order a new pair of these after four years on the first pair. I thought I had bid feet at size 15! These are comfy and will go through a metal detector if required.

https://www.zappos.com/p/dunham-burlington-waterproof-black/product/7221477/color/3

CX500T
03-13-2018, 09:01 PM
Thanks!

Ordered a pair. Thank god they come in 17. Was finding a lot of "hmm, that'll work" followed by not available in 17. (or 16 if they run big)

sky jet
03-14-2018, 04:04 AM
Take a look at these. I did a quick burn on the website and was able to pretend to order 17 3E. My Dad wears only Florsheim and usually gets them resoled at least twice before they die. It would seem to me the company would have to give you a little leway on style since your selection is so small.

Welles - Black - MEN'S -Top Sellers - florsheim.com (http://www.florsheim.com/shop/style/18358-01.html)