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Footwear > Duty Boots > Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot
Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

Item# SP526 | Mfg# 2263
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$109.99
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Bates Tactical Sport Composite Safety Toe Zipper Boot is 30% lighter than Other Safety Toe Boots. 35% more flexible with 41% heel and 18% fore-foot improvement in shock absorption. Meets ASTM-F2413-11 safety toe standards.

  • Men's Composite Toe 8" Zipper Boot
  • YKK®side zipper with leather tab cover
  • Full grain leather upper with ballistic 1680 denier nylon
  • Water Resistant
  • Composite safety toe which meets ASTM-F2413-11 safety toe standards
  • Fiberglass shank;non-metallic
  • Removable shock-absorbing insole with DriLex™ cover
  • Mesh lining
  • Rubber slip-resistant outsole
  • Athletic cement construction
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Great duty boot.... - August 15, 2014
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5 out of 5 stars
Buffalo, NY


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

Early in my career, I tried several different boot manufacturers...but since my first pair of Bates (Ultra lites, before they were called ultra lites!) I've never gone to anything else. I wear these boots between 8-12 hours a day, 5 days/week in the summer, and full time in the winter. Each pair lasts about 20 months with that much use. Never had a problem with the zippers, stiching has always stayed in place, and boot takes a good shine on the rare occasion that I have to do that. I'll continue to buy Bates as long as I keep getting this top notch product.

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July 25, 2010
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1 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

Had these boots for 4 months the sole is falling off and the stitching is falling apart.

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful
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January 22, 2010
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2 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

Boots used every day, 12+ hours: Initially the boots were very comfortable, lite weight and broke in nicely. Within a few months the lining around the heel began to fall apart making the boot very uncomfortable. This week the zipper pull snapped. Next step is to see if Galls backs their product like they say... More to come...

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October 08, 2009
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3 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

I bought this boot in June of 09, i am a station resident for a Volunteer Fire Dept. After a month of owning them my right sole started to come off. I super glued it back on with no problems. They are the lightest boot ive ever owned but i probably wont go back to this style. Im going back to Rocky

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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May 31, 2009
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1 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

This is my 2nd pair of the same boots. First pair awesome. lasted a long time. Second pair lasted a little over a yr. The back of the boot falling apart from seam and soles are falling apart. I would never buy this one again.

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April 03, 2009
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1 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

90% of the officers here have these boots. 99.99% of the officers complain of foot pain, and the boots don't last. We have had these for about a year and they are in need of replacement already. Personally I have purchased a 60.00 pair of insoles and they still kill my feet.

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January 25, 2009
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5 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

I bought these boots last year for the first time. Had to break them in with mink oil the first day but after that they were great, also holds a nice polish. Zippers held up good. Ordering a second pair for this year.

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April 07, 2008
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5 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

I have had my pair for about 3 years and they are still in very good shape. Just last week I completed the Bataan Mem. Death March in White Sands (26.2 miles various terrain and and downhill). I had NO foot problems the entire way, the other folks in my group not so lucky. The only blisters I got were from my toes rubbing against each other and there were only two. I have also soaked these things in crude oil althought it took some cleaning they are good to go. Great Boot!!!

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February 15, 2008
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5 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

I am in the USCG and as an Elec. Tech. I like the non-coductive nature of these boots. Very comfortable on steel decks for 12-16 hours a day. The leather is good quality and polishes easily.

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December 01, 2005
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4 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

I bought these boots to go through fire fighter school. They've also been through EMT school now. They are so comfortable that I've worn them almost every day for 11 months. The soles have now worn through after constant use. They're good enough that I'm buying another pair.

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November 17, 2005
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5 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

This is by far the best boot i've owned. Currently i'm on my second pair and am getting ready to purchase another. The break in time is very quick...feels like an old boot in no time, without the wear and tear...just the comfort of one.

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November 10, 2005
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1 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

I work 12 hour shifts as an armed security officer for a nuclear power plant. I have only had these boots for four months and the outsoles are starting to come off. All the lining on the inside has also peeled off just from normal use. I had to buy extra insoles to put in because it felt like I was walking on a board. I am definitely going to go another route for my duty boot next time.

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September 13, 2005
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5 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

Two words you would never think of describing the same thing, Light weight and heavy duty. True to size and a good fit, comfortable on the long days on the street. After pulling some 12 and 13 hour days your feet will love you ! Mine did.

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June 09, 2005
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2 out of 5 stars


Bates Mens Composite Toe 8 inch Zipper Boot

Good cushion in the foot bed, but if you don't wear thick socks you'll catch your toe nail on the composite plate. You also need those thick socks to keep this boot form killing your ankle because boot has little to no cushion in the ankle. All in all this was my first pair of Bates and unfortunately I?m very disappointed. If you are interested in this boot try the Galls safety toe zipper boot, or the 5?11 composite safety toe side zipper boot. Trust me your feet will thank me.

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