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Old 11-24-2010, 10:45 AM   #11
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If you go with this for your boots, you'd darn well better have a mudroom or a stone floored foyer to take them off. One trip across a hardwood floor and it would be all over!
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Old 11-24-2010, 10:50 AM   #12
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Yes, PF, those are more like I am getting. I never thought of two pair, but I have a large bag I can carry across my shoulder that holds all my necessities and leaves me with a free hand while I use my cane with the other. I have already picked which pocket they will fit into, in a large ZipLock freezer bag so if they are wet they won't dirty or reck the bag!

I hope they arrive soon, it is pretty icy still here!
I thought of two pair after I left them in the car one day when it melted and I had taken them off. The next morning I had an icy drive to negotiate to get to my Yaktrax. The ones in my purse are just for that and they roll up tightly, will fit in a small ziplock bag.

I bought Shrek a spiked cane for the ice...he can also use it in the summer to pick up litter...
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Old 11-24-2010, 10:52 AM   #13
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If you go with this for your boots, you'd darn well better have a mudroom or a stone floored foyer to take them off. One trip across a hardwood floor and it would be all over!
And chew up carpet...but still a good idea for boots not worn inside.
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Old 11-25-2010, 12:06 AM   #14
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And chew up carpet...but still a good idea for boots not worn inside.
Right next to the door is a rug for the door, and just to the right of the rug is the Office/Computer room .. which is where I usually domain & take on/off these boots
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Old 11-25-2010, 12:20 AM   #15
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Right next to the door is a rug for the door, and just to the right of the rug is the Office/Computer room .. which is where I usually domain & take on/off these boots
Your boot idea is brilliant! Do you get enough ice each winter to justify "hob-nailed" boots? It you get to wear them regulary all winter, fantastic!
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I pretty much only wear these boots during winter, for the traction & they are warmer than my Nike trainers. If I need to use them for non Ice/Winter reasons, just takes a few mins to take out the screws :)
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I pretty much only wear these boots during winter, for the traction & they are warmer than my Nike trainers. If I need to use them for non Ice/Winter reasons, just takes a few mins to take out the screws :)
No damage to the integrity of the inner soles? Be careful that your weight does not compress the soles until you have screw points drilling into your feet.
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Old 12-05-2010, 06:53 AM   #18
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My husband and I bought something called, I believe, "yak tracks" that you can pull over your regular winter shoes and boots.
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