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Re: [TowerTalk] Climbing Gear

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Climbing Gear
From: K8RI <>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 16:29:03 -0500
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On 2/6/2012 3:27 PM, David Robbins wrote:
> In my opinion the most important thing is a steel shank.  A hard stiff sole 
> also helps.  A good heel notch as opposed to a flat bottom is also necessary.
As long as you are going for work boots don't forget steel toes which 
are included in most work boots. Make sure they are comfortable.


Roger (K8RI)

> I prefer leather uppers because cloth would snag or tear on sharp galvanizing 
> drip points or bolts.
> Of course comfortable enough to stand in for a couple hours at a time is 
> important.
> In cold areas they should either be insulated or be big enough to allow thick 
> socks or cold weather liners.


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