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October 1, 2010
My Lucky Day
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It was October 1st and I was browsing FaceBook when I came across a contest to win a pair of Justin boots. I've been saving my money to get just the right pair because my feet always hurt when I wear boots. That just shouldn't happen when you have a good pair of boots.

I've been looking for a while and entered every weekly Justin boot giveaway this summer, but just haven't won a pair yet.

I have finally found the pair I just have to have, Style #BRL628, Cafe Desperado in the Bent Rail Collection. They sure are purr-ty.

I know my name will be picked and if it's not, I will have a $10 coupon to add to my "boot money".

I sure could use those boots because I have Pasadena Rodeo starting tonight and before you know it, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo will be wanting me to show off those beautiful boots.

All that dancing in between is just going to be free advertisement for Justin boots because EVERYONE will be asking me where I got them and I'll have to tell everyone the story about My Lucky Day.

October 1, 2010
Kudos to those who design and manufacture Justin Boots
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Kudos to the design team and those who manufacture Justin Boots. Have been farming for the past 22 years and purchased my first pair of Justin Work Boots last month before harvest. Their fit, styling, comfort and quality are outstanding. A perfect fit and extremely comfortable from the first days lace-up. They get lots of action during long days of work. I am totally impressed with your product and shall recommend them whenever given the opportunity. Love the Made in USA label proudly displayed on the top of tongue. Thanks and keep up the good work.

September 30, 2010
Saved my season!!
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I play football for Coastal Carolina university, but i also work in stables during the summer. A couple weeks ago (right before we were about to start camp) i was bringing in one of the draft horses. It had been a hot day and he is known for being stubborn. well he tried to run from me and when i tired to stop him he stomped on my toes. my season would have been just about done if i had broke my foot, but i had on Justin steel toe western style boots. ive had the a year a two and i cant think of a more comfortable steel toe boot. thaks justin for saving my season!

September 25, 2010
MOST AWESOME BOOTS IN THE WORLD
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I HAVE THE PRIVILEDGE OF OWNING SOME OF THE BEST BOOTS EVER MADE FROM THE SIXTIES ERA,HANDLASTED JUSTIN SEA TURTLE BOOTS IN COGNAC AND CHOCOLATE BROWN,ALSO ANTEATER SKIN BOOTS FROM THE SEVENTIES 3 PAIR TO BE EXACT ALL HAND LASTED WITH THE JUSTIN CLOTH LABELS,YOU JUST CANT GET BETTER THAN THAT,PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS ASKING WHAT TYPE OF EXOTIC SKINS THE BOOTS ARE THEN I HAVE TO EXPLAIN THAT THE SEA TURTLES ARE ENDANGERED AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE,AS WELL AS THE ANTEATER BOOTS THAT I OWN,WHICH ALL OF THES JUSTIN BOOTS I OWN ARE LIKE NEW,ALWAYS CONDITIONED AND STORED IN THE ORIGINAL PLASTIC AND BOXES THEY WERE PURCHASED IN,I REALLY APPRECIATE THE FINE WORKMANSHIP THAT JUSTIN PUT INTO THESE BEAUTIFUL BOOTS.

September 22, 2010
Wife and her new horse Rocky
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I can say we wear your products.. I love the Ropers.. now if i could get the wife to show her boots in this picture, it would be a great add.

September 21, 2010
Kickin the dirt with his best boots..
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My husband raises cattle in the Midwest and he wears boots. Now, people around here are very slow to know that a cowboy wears his boots not only for safety but to keep a good look out there working too. His Justins are worn but polished. If they could talked they would tell you about the time he had to run away from the lightening , while doing chores! And the time he had to slam on the brakes of the tractor to avoid our baby kitty! So, I would rather see him in boots then tennis shoes any day. Thanks for all the wonderful years of Justin Boots..we have even enjoyed dancing in them on a Saturday night!

September 16, 2010
Dan Houck
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Hello,

I am 76 yrs young<

have been wearing justin ropers since i was 24 yrs old

still wear them almost every day

wouldnt wear anything else

September 15, 2010
Alive and Kicking!!!
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I bought a pair of original Justin Cowboy boots in the summer of 1990 whilst on holiday in Reno - just for fashion - and 20 years later they are still going strong!!! I love em xxx

September 8, 2010
My Justins ropers
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My justins ropers are the best boots I have ever owned. They have very little breaking in time. They are so cool looking Im going to buy a second pair. Thank you justin keep up the good work.

September 5, 2010
Been threw all. Got on the best
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I have been working on the railroad for four years now come 9/11. We have to wear lace ups, I been threw all the rest of the big brands. After 10 are 12 hours of working a yard switching at the paper mill in DeRidder, LA. My feet hurting me so bad feels like walking bare footed. The double comfort soles. I can work my shift then keep goin never feel a thing but wet socks. Thanks for the man that made these workboots to move america

August 22, 2010
Feeling skinny in my fat babies
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Hi, i have recently had gastric by-pass surgery. My weight loss so far is 90 lbs.

I wanted to reward myself with a pair of Justin Fat babies, I have dreamed about wearing a cute pair and in skinny Wranglers. And now is finally that time. I bought a pair of square toe black Fat babies. Very comfy. I am looking forward to my next weight loss reward. Which will be another pair of Justin Fatbabies. I know this may sound silly to those who have not fought the weight battle,But being able to wear what is in style and what is cute is a wonderfull thing and a big boost for my self asteem, instead of having to go to the (tent store) to but my clothing, even footwear. My Justin boots make me feel wonderfull, stylish and just plain good about myself. Thank You Justin Boots.

August 9, 2010
best boots
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Ive never wore anythang but justins. All i have to say is ther absoluetly great boots. Theyve saved me from a broken foot when a horse actualy just stood on me. Theyve also prevented may ankel injuries. i use my water proof pull on work boots for every thing from ridin to drivin the tractor and much more. Their truely the best boot out there.

August 5, 2010
My little girl
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At 2 yrs old she has made it quit clear that she will be a cowgirl who wears only Justin.

August 4, 2010
Justins through 7 years of abuse, and still as comfortable as the day I bought them.
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I'll never forget the day I got my Justins. It was my 16 birthday, and all I wanted was a pair of Justins. Mom took me to the local boot store, and I fell in love with my 8" lace ups. These boots have taken me through countless fields, cow pies, woods, mud up to my knees on occasion. They have been on my feet I guarantee almost everyday since I got them. They've visited countless rodeos, country fairs, 4x4 adventures, have dirt on them from V.A, W.V, K.Y, N.C, T.N, T.X, O.K, A.R, P.A, MD, and D.C. Everywhere I've visited they were right there with me. Still have a little yellow paint on them from the Cadillac Ranch. But as things go they're so worn out ductape, and gorilla glue has replaced the soles, been through countless insoles, and laces, and have long lost their lustrious leather shine. I'll probably break down , and buy a new pair, but not without a fight. One things for sure, I'll be buried with these boots! Thank You Justin boots Co. for the boots I bought, and all the great memories I have while wearing these boots. You make unquestionably the best boots in the world by my book.

August 3, 2010
The Best of the best! Justin wins the West.
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In 2010 I was competing in The NW Extreme Mustang Makeover. I asked Lynn Fulps (a world class trainer I grew up taking instruction from), What boots he would recomend for competition. He told me, "I would stick with the best, Simple clean safe hard sole Justin Boots, and you can't go wrong."

I have always trusted his sage advice. Guess what I won! I won the NW Extreme Mustang Makeover 2010 in my favorite pair of Justin Boots. Thank you.

August 3, 2010
Kandahar Afghanistan Military base and George Strait L9018 Workboots
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I am from Fort Worth Texas and proud of it. I have been here on Kandahar Afghanistan Military base for one year. The combat boots they were having us wear were not comfortable. So I had Justin send me a pair of the new George Strait L9018 Work boots; Since I got my boots, they are prime stock! they are comfortable and have better grip for walking and going over rocks. I would love another pair. My size is a 9B and I did not see that size in any of the stores I have tried. These are incredible boots and they make me Texas Proud!!!!

August 3, 2010
Boots for my baby!
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My name is Sami Wimberly! I have 2 beautiful little girls Madison 4 and Maylin 1! I grew up wearing Justin boots, my sister would pass hers down to me. My oldest daughter always has at least one pair of boots that she loves to wear like her Uncle Mckennon. But my youngest daughter Maylin was born with spina bifida. She can not move her legs, or feet. It's hard to find shoes for her to wear. We can't get her little feet in boots because her toes get curled under when we try to slide her feet in. I had an idea that Justin could design a pair of boots that the sole maybe could zip off for people who have the same problem, so we could slide her foot in and place it on the sole the zip it closed. It's just a suggestion but i would love for Mayli to get to wear boots like her big sister!

August 2, 2010
rattlesnake boots
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One day me and my friend were walking through the woods to where we were gonna turkey hunt that day, i was wearing my new justins that i had recently purchased, we walked by a brush pile and i heard the distingusing rattle of a rattlesnake. I stopped and before i could back away the snake struck, catching me right on the toe of my boots! the fangs had not gone through the toe, thang god. i just wanted to say thank you to everyone making justins boots, yall literally saved my life.

July 27, 2010
boots n hell
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i wear boots all day everyday, i purchased my first pair of justin boots about a year ago because a buddy of mine was tellin me how good his have held up over the years n i put my boots through pure hell i cut grass n i also take trees down n split the wood by hand i have hit my boots several times with a chainsaw n a axe bu the time that sticks out in my head was this past fall i was cuttin grass on a slope n i slipped n the mower came down n ran over the toe of my boots n the only thing that saved me from losin the toes on my left foot was the steel toes of the boots n honest to god if i had gone with my gut the day i ordered my boots i woulda lost those toes now the only boots i will ever wear are justins i can go all day or several days with out havin to take em off i love yalls boots n they are the most comfortable boots i have ever worn n yall have a customer for life in me.....Now if only i could find a gal like my boots ilda be doin alrite

July 20, 2010
saving my life...a pair of boots
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I wish I could tell you all that Istill have the boots but they left my feet in the operating room the night I was hit by the drunk driver..I had played for a dance on halloween night in 1976 and at the end of the night i carried my gibson guitar and fender amp across the road to my car in front of the hall...when I put the amp and guitar in the back seat, I closed the door and looked up...a whistling noise and one headlight caught my attention. I realized that my situation was bad so I took one step and jumped up on the trunk of my new chrysler cordoba..My right leg was hanging over the side of my car..the guy hit my carand flipped me up in the air about 12 feet while he tore the left side of my car offand went on...he ended up on the top of a small bridge...I landed on the road in front of the hall with my right leg pushed up to my knee...a nurse at the dance that night held me in her arms til the ambulance got there...at the hospital they put my leg on ice and in an inflateable cast ...this was at 3.00am and the surgeon didn't get there til six...I was out of it and when he brought me to, he told me he was going to try to save my leg, but said it was broken in 16 places and all the bones came through the boot as my right foot was up close to my knee...6 hours later . he hadput it all back together ...he said if it hadn't been for the boot, he could never have saved my leg but all the pieces were theremostly...he put 2 titanium plateson each side of my leg and10 screws to hold it all together. his words were "son ,in 2 weeks time if you leg isn't the right color and swelling hasn't gone down, I'll have to take your leg off above the knee...that happened on oct 30-31, 1976...I still have my leg thanks to the cowboy boots and a wonderful doctor who now lives near San diego, california...I called him last year on the phone after tracking him down and we talked and exchanged email addresses...My leg is still on me.,and I still have the titanium plate and screwsin a plastic bag hanging on my workshop bench to remind me as I'm doing guitar repair....my doctors name wasMatty Patel,he certainly was the angel God sent me that night as I have now raised4 sons and a daughter, still play my gbson les paul guitar in my band and still sing country music...God made it all happen because of a pair of boots , a doctor and he just wasn't finished with me yet...I'm still working on getting one of my songs to George Strait to listen to....I think I still have time...and I'm only 62!!!

July 16, 2010
My new love affair...
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Just by chance, I found out about Justin Boots on the internet. Following a gut feeling and a curiosity that needed to be satisfied, I eventually purchased a pair of Justin Boots. Unfortunately, there are not many retailers in Australia that supply Justin boots, but with the help of the Justin Boots website, I was able to decide on the size suitable for me. When my boots finally arrived, words could not describe my glee. GORGEOUS BOOTS, PERFECT FIT and SOOOOO COMFY!!!!!Love at first sight, now my top obsession. I am so in love and can't imagine being without Justin...Just wish there was a guy out there that fit the description as well as my boots.

July 15, 2010
stetson and justin's
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I have had a stetson hat out on the range and a pair of justin original workboots.Both have given me great service but i'm telling you justin is the best.One day i was out on my morning ride when i spotted a OSB board laying out in the field.I reached down to pick it up and to my surprise a copperhead was underneath it.I jumped back but only to find out that he'd bit my boot.But, thanks to the Justin boots i had on, i was ok. So thanks Justin Boots,thanks for making number 1 Boots and for saving my hide.

July 12, 2010
Justin In Afghanistan
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My 9018's have been through a year in Afghanistan so far. They have seen floods, freezing cold, and tepratures in the 130's, and are still going strong. I have worn Justin my whole life but Ive never put a pair of boots through this. I have to tip my hat once again to the best boot maker in the world.

Thanks Justin Boots
Keep it up.

Anthony Pittman
Somewhere, Afghanistan

July 4, 2010
My "Official" Footwear!
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Although I was born in NYC, lace-up work boots became my "official" footwear at age 15. I remember that my mother couldn't stand them, but I loved the look, durability, comfort, and protection they gave me. Twenty years later, at age 35, I switched to military boots and continued the tradition.


Several years passed, and I was in Houston on a business trip. I decided to get my first pair of cowboy boots as an early 40th birthday gift to myself. Unfortunately, the salesman at the boot store was more interested in making a sale than in giving me a good fit. When I tried on a pair of high-quality, name-brand boots in my normal shoe size, I remember saying, "I feel like I'm going to walk right out of these." I was new to cowboy boots and didn't realize that there's supposed to be some heel slippage in a new boot. The salesman should have told me this, but instead, he talked me into a smaller size. My toes felt all scrunched together in the toe box, but the salesman assured me that the boots would loosen up as I broke them in.

I wore the boots quite a bit at first, waiting for the salesman's promise to come true. But all that happened was that my feet hurt. As a result, I wore the boots less and less, and I finally gave up when I took them off one day and saw that my feet were bleeding. I returned to my military boots and didn't look back.

It took ten years before I would try cowboy boots again. I was approaching age 50, and by this time I had moved from the city to the suburbs to the country. Once again, I decided that a pair of cowboy boots would be my birthday gift to myself. I ordered online this time, and I got a pair of ostrich boots in the size I thought I should have gotten ten years earlier. They fit great, and they looked great!

I now own several pairs of cowboy boots, and the ones I find myself wearing most often are my Justins. My pull-on JOWs can take anything I throw at them, and my two pairs from the AQHA Remuda collection are the most comfortable boots I own!

Thanks, Justin, for helping this former city boy to adopt cowboy boots as his new "official" footwear!

June 28, 2010
Anytime Boots!
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My 3 year old son, Austin, is never seen without his Justins on. He wears them all times of year, all types of outfits! He is known by all because of his love for his boots!

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