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post #1 of 9 Old 08-13-2012, 04:28 PM Thread Starter
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Clothing for the giant rider

Im 6ft11 330lbs / size 18 shoe / 46 waist --- I want to show in a w/p class but I cant find any western boots. What would be some alternatives.
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post #2 of 9 Old 08-13-2012, 04:31 PM
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Custom boots or maybe motorcycle boots?
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post #3 of 9 Old 08-13-2012, 04:34 PM
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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.
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post #4 of 9 Old 08-13-2012, 05:16 PM
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i like the motorcycle boots idea...
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post #5 of 9 Old 08-13-2012, 07:20 PM
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I thnk it's GREAT that you are going to be competing in WP. PLEASE send us pictures (hopefully with a ribbon!)
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post #6 of 9 Old 08-13-2012, 08:41 PM
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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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post #7 of 9 Old 08-15-2012, 10:46 PM
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post #8 of 9 Old 08-15-2012, 11:13 PM
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Although that picture is pretty awesome, how about some new ones?
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post #9 of 9 Old 08-15-2012, 11:31 PM
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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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