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Timberland Flume Vs White Ledge Review- Which Boot Will Win?

Picking hiking boots can be tricky. Not everyone has the same criteria when they’re picking up their new pair of boots, and others who are new to hiking boots may not even know what to look for.

We’ve all been there.

Today we thought we’d do things a little differently.

Instead of comparing two boots that are mostly comparable to each other and about in the same budget range, we decided that we would take a look at one pair of boots that has a large “fan following” and another that is better suited for those who need a pair of boots to get them by for a few months.

Why did we do this?

Because we realize that not everyone can fork out a huge sum of money on a pair of boots. Especially if you’re living from paycheck to paycheck.

And since we realize that paying more upfront for quality is better said than done, we think this review might help you out if you’re stuck on a restrictive budget.

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Danner Quarry Vs Rainforest? Which Boot Is The Best?

If you’re on the hunt for a new pair of work boots, your coworkers and family members may have mentioned picking up a pair of Danner boots.

Danner has a reputation for building high-quality boots that are dependable for everyday wear as well as suited for those demanding occupations like construction work, mechanics, electricians, forestry work, etc.

Today we’ve chosen to review the Danner Quarry and the Danner Rainforest boot; both boots have a solid reputation and are fairly similar to each other, so why not compare them?

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Ahnu Montara Vs Sugarpine Boot Review

Trying to find the right hiking boots seems easy until you realize just how many options there are to pick from. Online shopping has made it both easier and difficult since it provides us with more choices than the local boot store.

But sometimes visiting your local store is impossible if you have a crazy schedule or are a weekend hiker who would rather be out blazing trails instead of being in some stuffy department store.

We get it.

Both the Ahnu Montara Boots and Sugarpine Boots were getting raving reviews, so we thought these boots would be a good place to start.

We’ve compared them here in our ahnu montara boot vs ahnu sugarpine review so you can see how they stack up.

Please keep in mind that these are women’s hiking boots, so if you’re a man or unless you have dainty feet….well

Let’s just jump straight into it.

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Neatsfoot Oil Vs Mink Oil Review

A few of the most important purposes of using oil on leather are to lubricate the fibers of the leather as it is a biological animal product, to waterproof the leather, and to prevent dry rot.

Many products are available to help you prevent these problems with your leather, including beeswax. This product review covers neatsfoot and mink oil.

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Darn Tough Vs Smartwool: Socks Review

Wool isn’t just to keep you warm in the winter anymore. With the modern marvel of Merino wool, you can wear wool any time of year.

Whether you’re hiking in the snow or running in the heat of the summer, Merino wool socks are the perfect answer to the need for breathability and moisture management.

Darn Tough and Smartwool are two of the most well-known companies for Merino wool socks. Compare each product before you buy to get the best socks for your next adventure.

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Best Glue for Boot Sole Repair

After dropping a lot of money on a pair of boots, you expect them to last a while. Even when you’ve had them for several years and walked dozens of miles in them, you want them to last just a bit longer.

Shoe repair glue can be just what you need to give your boots a bit longer of a life. This type of glue provides adhesion and flexibility to effectively repair your boots so you can wear them longer.

Choosing which one you want can be a bit daunting since there are so many types on the market.

You can save yourself some money by not going to the cobbler and paying to have your shoes repaired. You’ll also save time by not having to bring your boots there or to pick them up. The best part is not having to buy new boots since you can fix them yourself.

Here, we go through some of the different glues available to you so you can make the right choice to repair your boots.

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Merrell Moab Gore Tex Vs Waterproof Comparison

Apart from protecting your feet from strain and injuries, a good hiking boot is comfortable, durable and resistant to external elements.

Without a doubt, these are all qualities that can be pinned to Merrel’s Moab line of hiking boots and shoes.

Two of the most popular products in the aforementioned line are the Moab Gore-Tex hiking boot and the Moab Waterproof hiking shoe.

Merrell Moab 2 Waterproof Hiking Shoe

Merrell Moab Gore-Tex Hiking Shoe

In order to help you figure out which one is the best for your personal needs, this guide will compare both products.

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Best Dog Repellent Deterrent for Runners

A nice run doesn’t need to be interrupted by a dog who thinks you’re something to chase and chew on. All jokes aside, it’s important that you keep yourself safe while you run from dogs who can potentially harm you.

Even if you’re not a runner, but you’re out on your bike or walking a lot, dogs can make a nice outing difficult.

Purchasing some sort of dog deterrent or dog repellent is a good idea for meter readers, mail delivery workers, or others who regularly work outside where dogs are likely to be.

You have a few options when you consider a deterrent or repellent: a spray or a noise maker that causes dogs to leave you alone.

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