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Old 20-08-2011, 21:38   #31
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Re: Footwear

I'm with Acedude. On my second pair of Five Fingers. Took a day to get used to them and haven't gone back. They came out recently with a pair in soft, dark brown rough-out leather, very cool! Also have a pair of simple canvas slip ons that I like to wear.
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Old 20-08-2011, 22:40   #32
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I'm right! Al Bundy did invent the toe shoe things! Actually God showed him the shoes first.
Toe Shoes Totally Looks Like Al Bundy's God Shoes - Cheezburger.com
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Old 20-08-2011, 22:58   #33
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that is pretty irrefutable evidence. i wonder if there is a lawsuit pending...
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Old 20-08-2011, 23:33   #34
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Canvas Shoes - Street Shoes - Volley Shoes


best Ausie product ever made. well it used to be made here!!
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Re: Footwear

I also have to say that my wife and I have been converted to wearing Crocs on the boat . Yes, they are damn ugly IMO, but, they protect the toes, have good grip on deck, have thick bottoms (Which are perfect for swimming a stern line to a rocky shore, and protecting you from sea urchins to a certain extent), dry quickly after being wet, and they can be slipped on in a second if a situation arises (Unlike wetsuits boots or shoes).
I started looking for quick-donning boat shoes after the last toe-killing event where I had to leap up from my sun-downer and fend off a boat which was coming into dock (Poorly), where I had no time to put my wetsuit boots on, and during this debacle my foot slipped down the cabin roof across the deck and into the railing, which resulted in a toenail being folded back in half. Ouch!
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Old 25-08-2011, 00:50   #36
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BEWARE OF CROCS when the soles wear a little they become very slippery when wet. I have had some bad falls with them and no longer wear them for this reason.
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