25 Jan 2018 18:39
I’ve had both and would go for Viberg every time.
I’ve had a pair of scouts resoled 3 times and they’re bullet proof.
Visvim are nice but you won’t get a lifetime out of them like Viberg’s.
25 Jan 2018 21:32
Just out of interest who did you use to resole Vibergs?
I am currently wearing the Bureau’s scout specials. Great sturdy boots. I would say they are considerably lighter than Redwings.
25 Jan 2018 22:59
I wouldn’t recommend timpsons but I knew a guy who worked there and he was very experienced and took pride in his work. He moved away though.
I used them a second time and they didn’t do a good job and some stitching can loose.
There is a serious lack of good cobblers in manchester.
You can send them to that place in London that Specializes In vibram but of your not based there I think postage is gonna really make the price soar.
Getting the Vibram soles can be a pain as well.
They sell 2021s on amazon.us but with postage it’s £30 a pair.
26 Jan 2018 03:05
^There's a place in the Royal Exchange Arcade (cant remember the name) that does repairs, primarily for the better class of shoe and boot.
posted 26 Jan 2018 18:23, edited 26 Jan 2018 18:23
That would put me right off.
26 Jan 2018 18:40
Where would anyone go to get a pair if virgils re-soled? Just moved down
posted 26 Jan 2018 19:24, edited 26 Jan 2018 19:24
down to where? I think generally any cobbler can do it - one Goodyear welted shoe is like any other really. As long as they can get hold of the sole you want the actual resoling is straight forward
29 Jan 2018 14:06
Not sure where to put this, new Clarks Originals store has just opened on Berwick street opposite foot patrol. Small store but looks decent
posted 27 Feb 2018 16:15, edited 27 Feb 2018 16:15
Best place to get a pair of Visvim Armigers resoled in London?
27 Feb 2018 19:55
best online store for laces. After some thin black waxed laces around 180cm long
1 Mar 2018 17:37
What's the best replacement for RW moc toe and Iron Ranger laces. The RW ones are bollocks, keep coming undone. I watched a Ted talk about laces and still the shits come undone.
8 Mar 2018 11:07
Whoever suggested a pair of astorflex hang your head. Hands down one of the most uncomfortable boots I've ever tried on.
posted 8 Mar 2018 11:22, edited 8 Mar 2018 11:22
Clarks now have fancier pairs made in italy, better bet I reckon