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« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2013, 10:23:21 AM »
+1 to good boots and a change of clothes, all the way down to underwear. Worse burn I ever got at brewery was on my foot, stupidly wearing tennis shoes. Make sure the boots you buy have excellent support. I used to run 30 miles a week but my feet never hurt the way they did standing on concrete for a year in piss poor shoes. You might want to look into some inserts, too.
What boots do you recommend?  I haven't found any that I love.

Definitely a change of clothes and eye protection.

I love the pair I have now. I'll send you the name tomorrow (I think they are called "Rocky" or something, I'm off today). Totally water proof and I can stand in them all day.

I had a pair of Red Wings and they were comfy as hell on concrete but they fell aprt under a year.
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« Reply #16 on: May 24, 2013, 11:03:31 AM »
What boots do you recommend?  I haven't found any that I love.

I wear pretty basic calf-height work boots. The key (for me at least) was to get some with decent support. The disposable insoles really help me too. http://www.shoesforcrews.com/sfc3/index.cfm?changeWebsite=US_en&route=c_store.viewDetailsOfProduct&partnumber=2060
I like the price :)  I also like that they are slip-on, I don't want to have to lace up boots.


+1 to good boots and a change of clothes, all the way down to underwear. Worse burn I ever got at brewery was on my foot, stupidly wearing tennis shoes. Make sure the boots you buy have excellent support. I used to run 30 miles a week but my feet never hurt the way they did standing on concrete for a year in piss poor shoes. You might want to look into some inserts, too.
What boots do you recommend?  I haven't found any that I love.

Definitely a change of clothes and eye protection.

I love the pair I have now. I'll send you the name tomorrow (I think they are called "Rocky" or something, I'm off today). Totally water proof and I can stand in them all day.

I had a pair of Red Wings and they were comfy as hell on concrete but they fell aprt under a year.
Thanks, let me know.
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« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2013, 04:56:19 PM »
My pair are slip ons, too. They were about $100, but well worth it.
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« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2013, 06:58:38 PM »
My pair are slip ons, too. They were about $100, but well worth it.
I don't mind the money if they are good and will last.
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Re: New opportunity...
« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2013, 09:18:09 PM »
Once again, thanks to all of you. I am embarking on a new stage in my life, and a big part of it is the advice and help I have gotten from this forum throughout the years. You are all a part of this, and I will not forget my roots in home brewing. So, good boots, and pester the head brewer with my own recipes.... got it! 8)
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« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2013, 07:07:42 AM »
Also, everytime a head brewer puts a tri-clamp down or a screwdriver or wrench ask him .... "is that where that goes?" He'll love that.
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Re: New opportunity...
« Reply #21 on: May 25, 2013, 08:19:37 AM »
These are the boots I like:

http://www.muckboots.com/product/MB-JOB-000A.htm

Easy on, and just high enough that my pant leg reaches over the top of them.

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« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2013, 09:06:41 AM »
Also, everytime a head brewer puts a tri-clamp down or a screwdriver or wrench ask him .... "is that where that goes?" He'll love that.
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« Reply #23 on: May 25, 2013, 09:09:06 AM »
These are the boots I like:

http://www.muckboots.com/product/MB-JOB-000A.htm

Easy on, and just high enough that my pant leg reaches over the top of them.
Those look good, although I prefer ones I can just step in to.
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« Reply #24 on: May 25, 2013, 09:13:39 AM »
These are the boots I like:

http://www.muckboots.com/product/MB-JOB-000A.htm

Easy on, and just high enough that my pant leg reaches over the top of them.

I might pick a pair of those up. Thanks.
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« Reply #25 on: May 29, 2013, 09:28:09 AM »
Make sure to constantly remind him you are a homebrewer.
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Re: New opportunity...
« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2013, 09:36:13 AM »
These are the boots I like:

http://www.muckboots.com/product/MB-JOB-000A.htm

Easy on, and just high enough that my pant leg reaches over the top of them.

I might pick a pair of those up. Thanks.

AND, you can use those for cool weather rafting/kayaking too! Great river shoes.
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« Reply #27 on: May 29, 2013, 09:46:10 AM »
On the topic of boots:

Dr Martens are very comfortable and get great reviews.

http://www.google.com/#q=industrial+boot+reviews&source=univ&tbm=shop&tbo=u&sa=X&ei=DTCmUYWXLe--4APyg4G4AQ&ved=0CCsQsxg&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.47008514,d.dmg&fp=35cf39f790f40dcf&biw=1920&bih=955

...and good luck jamminbrew. Sounds like you're off to a good start by getting some hands on training.
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Re: New opportunity...
« Reply #28 on: May 29, 2013, 09:52:46 AM »
Those look good, although I prefer ones I can just step in to.

Step out OF, I think is the important part.
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« Reply #29 on: May 29, 2013, 11:25:24 AM »
The one's I have are Rocky "Long Range". They are slip on, calf height. They also have an impressive western flourish. :)
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