Polyurethane (PU) midsoles

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Polyurethane (PU) midsoles

Post by Spiny Norman » Wed May 19, 2021 9:31 pm

And the problems therein, Was looking at mountain boots and found this


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Re: Polyurethane (PU) midsoles

Post by joeatomictoad » Thu May 20, 2021 12:22 am

Nice to see a technically written advertisement on something that preys upon my tight wallet... cheap boots are cheap boots, and are generally putting cobblers out of business.

Why purchase $200 boots that can be resoled for $70 every few years, when a brand new cheap pair is available for $50 and has to be renewed every couple years? The economics of it cannot be argued. So much access to hiking boots is a good thing, even if it's canner grade boots. We could only wish the telemark boot market had this dilemma, but at least most the tele boots available are prime.

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