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November 30, 2010
Time to bring out the BIG GUNS !!!!
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hiya from Essex England , as you can see Mother nature has arrived in South England , time bring bring out the Heavy Footwear from Justin Boots the best companion you could have this time of year !!! Thanks JB ....Steve

November 23, 2010
Not another pair like 'em
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I was fortunate enough to find a pair of unworn Justin Sea Turtle boots from the 1960's - still in the box and in perfect shape! Can't believe I have them, I get more compliments from people about my boots than just about anything. I'm a musician and those boots make any performance that much better - I've never seen or worn anything quite like 'em!

November 19, 2010
a legend
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I received my first pair of justin ropers in 8th grade. I've always had big feet. I wore them everyday in school and everywhere else. they are so comfortable I fall asleep in them often. I'm 25 years old and STILL have the same pair! I told my buddy of 21 years my story and he bought him a pair and has had his for 4 years. justin has a reputation and history of quality and longevity. best boots I've ever owned! ill buy nothing other! I tip my hat to you justin!

November 18, 2010
A little comfort If you Please
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Love my Old pair of Justins. I found them at a yard sale, not in Bad condition. They fit and felt great, so five bucks it was.
I use them regularly out at my friends Ranch. I help her with Muckin the stalls and feeding the Cows. Someday s just trying to keep the water IN the Canal.
Finally the Justins blew a flat, so i donned another pair of Boots. 1 day at the Ranch and i was blister city. These tired ol feet do Not need that. So I used a little duck tape and my ol pair of Justins are as good as new! As for the other pair, well let's just say i feel a yard sale comin on!

November 18, 2010
All I Want For Christmas is...
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Cowboy boots. I don't have a pair yet, but I'm spend half my waking minutes daydreaming and wishing that I did. I'm such a cowgirl at heart, and now I want to be a cowgirl on my feet, too. Whenever I find them in a store, I slip them on and pretend, even if it's just for a few minutes, that they're mine. My goal is a pair of Justin boots, and I am slooooowly putting money aside, dollar by dollar, until the day I can finally buy them.

November 18, 2010
Learning to dance
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Just learning to dance after numerous tries. But my Justin Kiddie Boots were perfect on the first try! I'm working on my two step and I also enjoy stationary cha-cha and double two - thanks to my Justin boots!

November 18, 2010
Oily justin
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I was building a shed at my house and like a dummy i used a 5 gallon bucket with tractor oil in it. Needless to say my foot went thru the lid. My pants were soaked as well as my justins but they kept my foot dry. After i soaked and cleaned them they stayed dark brown. I continued to wear them for work. Everybody i come in cantact with hears the story and wants t buy me a new pair , including my sister, who is a big critic of my favorite boots. I have always refused they are way to comfy to part with. They were also a christmas present to myself.

November 18, 2010
A Love Affair That Began As A Child
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I remember my first pair of Justins. I was 4 years old when my dad brought them home for me from one of military trips out West. I was instantly in love. I seriously never took them off except to take a bath and they went right back on. I even slept with them on! My sisters all thought I was crazy. I wore them with everything and I loved how they clicked on the marble church floor. It made me feel speacial! I cried when my mom announced they were really way too small about a year and a half later. I still don't know what she did with them to this day.That was 26 years ago. I still own Justins that are probably too worn, too used. But I can't part with them. And I still wear them to this day. And no one can stop me!

November 16, 2010
the best boots
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I Bought my justin boots for a ig roadeo and thats all but once i put them on i could never take them off so comffy and they have been threw hell and back and still going strong i got the money to buy a new pair but i jsut cant part with them justin is the only boot that will tounch this bull riders feet

November 12, 2010
A match made in heaven!
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I've always been a country boy at heart, grew up listening to country music and working in construction. My hobbies have always been and will always be hunting, fishing and crabbing. I've gone through cowboy boots like sneakers, just could never find the right pair to fit my feet and feel great. I've tried several different brands, some on the cheaper side and some on the more expensive side, but none of em' really felt like they were made for my feet...until I bought a pair of Justins! These boots feel great, like Justin created and built them just for me! I'll never buy any other brand, Justins are the only boots for me! Thanks Justin for making a really superior boot!

November 12, 2010
Grandad's Boots
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About a year ago, I bought a new pair of Justin's. About a month after that, while I was visiting my Grandmother, she introduced me to my Grandfather's old Justin Boots. I slid my feet into them and they fit almost perfectly. I love the legacy they hold, as he was a true cowboy, and I wear mine with pride knowing he also wore Justin's.

November 11, 2010
28 years old and I still wear them.
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I bought these boots in El Paso, TX just before my oldest son was born in June, 1982. I still drove a truck and moved furniture for a few years after that. These boots got a good workout!

I wore them almost daily for about 15 years. I still wear them once or twice a week and I plan to be buried in them!

Luckily, we have a good cobbler here in Woodland, CA and he is the only one who has ever worked on my boots over the past 30 years. He has been able to keep this pair of boots on my feet.

Anyway......thank you Justin for one hell of a pair of boots!

November 10, 2010
Boys & Boots
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Our son Austin, 3 years old now, has always LOVED his boots! And my boots and daddy's boots and whatever boots he could step into. :-)

Austin was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (he essentially has half a heat, no left ventricle) and the doctors have always told us that his life expectancy is unknown. He just underwent his third open heart surgery and even before he could eat, he wanted to knwo where his boots were so he could go home (he was in the hospital this time for 8 weeks)

Austin has a passion for animals of all sorts but especially loves his "Lucky Girl" Our mare, a gift for Austin from someone at my husband's work. We have been very blessed with our 3 years we've had with Austin to date and pray for many more.

Austin is a camera ham and loves to take photos. I'm glad because it helps me capture every memory.

I wish I coud upload them all but if I had to chose just one, I would pick this one.... Austin just the other day taking a break while we walked around on the property and over to the old barn.

Austin loves life so much, I wish I could trade places with him every day so he could for sure enjoy Many years of happiness with his Justin boots on.

For now, we take it one day at a time and we walk with one boot in front of the other to enjoy each little memory.

November 10, 2010
No Ensemble is Complete Without Cowboy Boots
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I grew up in the country where boots were a necessity, not a fashion statement. Over the years I have built up quite a collection and each pair has a memory or story connected to it.
When my sons were babies I could not wait until they were big enough to wear boots. I remember their first pair. They wore them with pajamas, shorts, swim trunks etc. One of them was a ring bearer at my Niece's wedding and wore his with his tux. The other one wore his into our hot tub.
About 3 years ago they both decided they did not want to wear cowboys boots any longer. Silly, but it made me sad.
I was surprised the other day when my 16 year old said that for his 17th birthday in December he wanted some Justin Ropers like the ones he has on in the photo, only in brown. It made my day. You can bet he will be getting them.

November 9, 2010
Answered prayer
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I have worn Justin boots for over 30 years, but the last time I purchased them I did not take into consideration that I had gotten older and feet had widened. (These were style 1409 (black).) Needless to say these were not wide enough. I wore them when necessary but stuck with by comfortable brown. Normally I give my old boots to our Valley Rescue Mission for needy, but this time I decided to see if my daughter, who lives in Birmingham, AL, knew of someone that could use them as they had hardly been worn. She asked one of her friends and she told her that her son needed a pair of any kind. She said that his had completely worn out and they did not have money to buy any clothes or shoes. It was taking all they could make to pay rent and buy food. She said they had just been praying for her son something when my daughter called and asked her. God even knew what size...10EE.

November 9, 2010
My Justin Boots
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I absolutely love every pair of my boots.I get a new pair every year for Christmas even though I may not "need"them.I have been wearing them since I was 14.Wouldnt have it any other way.I am now guiding my kids in the way of Justin boots.My 9 yr old loves to wear them.She wears them with shorts,skirts or pj's.In my opinion you can never have too many pairs of boots.I have never had a problem with them so I say"don't fix what aint broken."I will continue to buy them as long as I live.Love the company love the product.

November 9, 2010
City Boy Getting Boot'ified
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While I might have grown up in the suburbs, I was a City boy at heart. I wanted to live in New York or LA and that was that. This is until I met a girl who's family lives in Texas. Earlier this year I went and visited Texas for the first time. I also went to my first rodeo at the Fort Worth Stockyards. It was there I was introduced to the great spectacle that is Western culture and the rodeo/cowboy way. That night, they collected information about where everyone was from and if you bought a program, you would get free Justin boots. Soaking in that great atmosphere and seeing all the real cowboys wearing Justins, I told my girl that we MUST buy a program and try to win some boots. Despite derisive cheers when the announcer mentioned someone in the crowd was from NJ, programs were bought and hopes were high for the boots. Alas, I did not win but ever since, I have been on a quest to get me some boots so that when I get them and walk around in them, I will be reminded of the great time in Texas and the great pair of boots ALMOST won.

November 9, 2010
Bootlicious!
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I can still remember way back when i think i had every color you could think of but the ones that stands out in my mind are my red lace ups! I am a hispanic and i was the only little one in my family that wore western boots with anything.I grew up loving country music and wished for many years to meet me a "REAL COWBOY" but that didnt happen but i am definetly satisfied with my boot wearing hubby that i have! I may not have as many boots now but believe me i have been looking to purchase some new ones...I just love all styles BOOTS!

November 9, 2010
Perfect for in or out of the saddle!!
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Three years ago my husband told me that I needed a new pair of boots. I had been wearing my trusty Jusin Ropers for years (and I do mean YEARS). I told him that I had just gotten these broken in and I didn't want a new pair. It didn't matter because he came home with the pink camo gypsys. The minute I put them on I knew I had to retire the ropers. I then told him that I needed a black pair so a week later he brought those home. I am lucky enough to work in a setting that allows me to wear them and I do just that....EVERY DAY. I haven't worn anything other than these two pair of Gypsy boots in over three years. They are the most comfortable boots I have ever worn and they are perfect for stirrups. You don't have to worry about getting hung up on any of that tacky tread that other brands have. I am asking for a new pair for Christmas only because I want an 11" to wear with my skirts. I am so excited about getting a new pair...I can't wait!

November 7, 2010
No more harley boots needed.
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I got a pair of waterproof gypsies. It was about 48 degrees outside, so when you are riding over 55mph, thats a lot of cold wind. I will vouch for these boots for being motorcyle friendly in cold weather, very warm, waterproof and also windproof! My feet get cold very easily, and they were the warmest part of my body. I wear these all the time, I walk around for hours with no foot pain. These boots are extremely comfortable, and very light weight. I am picky with what I put on my feet and these are awesome boots.

November 5, 2010
First pair
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I just recently got married and my wife happens to be a little more country than myself and I tease her about it quite a bit. But for my first birthday, the first one since we have been married, she got me my first pairs of boots. And guess what? I love them. Country livin' is alright by me.

November 3, 2010
Where the boot is...
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Back in January I had the pleasure of meeting a co-workers son. He and I are the same age. He was raised on a cattle farm and boots were the only thing you'd ever see on his feet. We started talking and in the dead of winter I was wearing the ugly rubber shoes with holes...also known as CROCS. He would get so frustrated saying I'm going to get frostbit and whatnot. My dad was a country man, always sported the wranglers, belt, cowboy boots, and truckers hat...oh and of course the plaid shirt...but I had NEVER worn boots. My new "friend" kept saying he was going to get me a pair of boots...he tricked me into giving him my shoe size by saying "If you don't tell me I'm never talking to you again...and when you're feet fall off I'm going to call and say 'I told you so.' " A few days later he came to visit me and behind his back he had a box...proceeded to open it up and "BAM!!!" were my first pair of boots...and THANKFULLY they were Justins. He got me the Justin Gypsy's in Saddle Cow and I'll never wear anything else again. These have been the best thing I've ever put on my feet. I have a bad problem with my toes going numb due to poor circulation but these are amazing. I love these boots and have picked out the next pair I'm getting from the Punchy line. My 2 year old son loves these boots as much as I do.

November 3, 2010
Best damn work Boot I've ever worn!
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I have a pair of the Steel toed work boots (style # 0766) as a matter of fact I've had, don't know the exact count. Let me figure this out. Here we go, for the last 15 years I've had a new pair ever year and a half. So simple math puts that to be 7 and 1/2 pair in 15 years. Cant remember what I did with that 1/2 pair but I'm sure I put it to good use. These are the most comfortable work boots ever!

November 3, 2010
Justin Gypsy boots saved my ankle
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At the begining of october i started working the cotton harvest out of Gruver Tx, and i quickly discovered that i needed a good sturdy pair of boots, so this past weekend i purchased my first pair of Justin Gypsy boots. I love them they have some pink on them and suit my personality perfectly! Well last night i was up on top of a cotton module getting some netting untangled, when i went to get down i landed on a roll of netting with the front of my right foot and my toes touched my ankle. Needless to say i went to the emergency room where the doctor took some x-rays of my ankle, i was lucky and walked away with a severely sprained ankle. The doctor told me before i left the hospital that had i been wearing sneakers or a lesser quality boot chances are i would have snapped my ankle in two due to the sever angle at witch my ankle flexed. So i just wanted to thank y'all for making such a high quality boot and let you know that you he made a lifelong customer out of me! Thanks again! Sarah Lilley

November 3, 2010
Great Boots
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I bought my first pair of Justin boots in 1979. I have had to replace the soles and heels on them a few times but they were always a great pair of boots. I finally ripped the upper leather when trying to pull them on last year. I haven't replaced them yet but am looking for another pair. Thanks for the many years of comfort.

November 2, 2010
Only Justin from now on
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For many years I have ordered Red Wing due to a narrow width, something that no store offers. Two years ago I decided to search for something different. I didn't know that Justin made work boots but knew of their quality from cowboy boots I bought many years ago. I bought two pair. One pair for work : #745 and one pair for my bike: #763.

I have been more than pleased with both. They are very well made and lighter than Red Wings. My work boots are put through the test in the 40+ hours a week in remodeling. I will wear out the toe before the sole is anywhere close to needing to be replaced. I will get more than two years use from my work boots. That has never happened. The boots for my bike? I'll just wait until I wear out the sole/heel to have them replaced.

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