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Originally posted by shadow watcher
I remember seeing somewhere that using old tire treads for the bottoms of shoes works well. I guess when the time came to repair worn soles, this might do.
Originally posted by nowthenlookhere
I guess it depends where you're living, but if snow and ice isn't involved, wouldn't bare feet or sandals be be the best long term option? Zero risk of trench foot for a start! The feet soon toughen up... and we evolved without shoes over millions of years..
Of course in some environments this may be impractical, but if it's warm enough to have bare hands, it's warm enough for bare feet.
This from an all year round urban sandal wearer..
Originally posted by Yarcofin
What kind/style of laces would people recommend? Since that seems to be my biggest problem is that they break every year or so. Also they seem to come untied easily, the round laces are brutal for that. Maybe I should switch over to some flat ones. What kind of laces does the army use... perhaps a stupid question.
…we also have plans to make the good ole mocosins as a fall back for when there needs to be new footgear made.
Here is a link for moccasin patterns