I Can Only Fit 10 Pairs of Boots in My Apartment; Here’s How I Chose Them

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Unless you are exceedingly wealthy or ridiculously lucky, a person living in Manhattan — indeed in most of New York City — must confront the reality that there is never enough space. I ran out of places to put more books sometime in the late 1990s, and ran out of space to store clothes and … Read more

Thorogood Vs. Red Wing Vs. Chippewa – The Best American Work Boot?

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There’s a ton of interest on Reddit, YouTube, and everywhere else in comparing these three stalwart American boot companies and it’s not hard to see why. They all make great work boots, they’re all American owned, and they’re all under $300 a pair. (OK, Red Wing is a little tough to find for less than … Read more

Chippewa Service Boot Review – Is It Cheap Enough?

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Chippewa was founded by two German immigrants in 1901 out in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.  At the time, Chippewa Falls was a burgeoning logging town so demand saw the company grow pretty quickly and eventually they became the large company they are today. Most of the boots are made in the United States, though the company … Read more