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    08-13-2012, 05:28 PM
Clothing for the giant rider

Im 6ft11 330lbs / size 18 shoe / 46 waist --- I want to show in a w/p class but I can't find any western boots. What would be some alternatives.
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    08-13-2012, 05:31 PM
Custom boots or maybe motorcycle boots?
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    08-13-2012, 05:34 PM
I still can't get over how badass you are. Also it may be smart to ask the people running the local western pleasure classes to see if you can have exceptions. They will probably be understanding.
    08-13-2012, 06:16 PM
I like the motorcycle boots idea...
    08-13-2012, 08:20 PM
I thnk it's GREAT that you are going to be competing in WP. PLEASE send us pictures (hopefully with a ribbon!)
    08-13-2012, 09:41 PM
Now that I'm ona computer, I can post a pic.

I wouldn't use them for everyday riding without checking the sole first - the sole might not be suitable for stirrups. But in a controlled setting like a show, they should work just fine. If you go with a well known brand, like Harley Davidson or... well, that's the only brand I know, LOL -- anyway, a well known brand should hold up fine.

I was thinking of those harness motorcycle boots. A lot of Western boots look real similar to them:

Edited to add: The above boots are the "El Paso" model of Harley Davidson, and they come in a size 18! They also have black boots.
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    08-15-2012, 11:46 PM
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Large Size Shoes - 2 Big Feet .com

Large size brand name shoes: Large shoes by David Eden, Mark Nason, Steve Madden, Bacco Bucci, and Kenneth Cole. Alligator shoes and exotic shoes, in huge shoes, hard to find big shoes, and large size mens shoes. Shop the big shoes source

Men's Cowboy Boots - Shop By Size: Sizes 12 to 18

For custom boots, here is a site...Boot Sizing Information - Fit/Style

However, I know this maker does a fantastic job, their boots can be resoled, and even have a new foot put on the uppers. Very fine quality, and last forever, particularly if you get the bullhide foot.

Western Cowboy Boots and Cowboy Hats Handmade by Bowman's Wilson Boots
    08-16-2012, 12:13 AM
Although that picture is pretty awesome, how about some new ones?
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    08-16-2012, 12:31 AM
Might be worth it to look at Blundstones. I just checked their website but they didn't have any sizing information that I could find. Although it's getting late and my mind is foggy, so who knows. You could try contacting the company. And they aren't too expensive, running at under $200.

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