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post #1 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 12:46 PM Thread Starter
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Talk about a good bargain!

well yesterday we went to the goodwill and in the shoe isle my mom found a pair of western boots. I tryed them on and to my surprise they fit...soo I bought them in hopes of using them for riding.

Come to find out there those expensive heritage western ariat boots! I looked them up on google and some of them are worth 130+!

Talk about a good bargain. We bought them for 6 bucks!

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post #2 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 01:01 PM
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I love good deals like that!
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post #3 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 01:06 PM Thread Starter
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I know, and I didnt even know they were real riding boots! I jsut thought they were those crappy ones you see people wearing.

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post #4 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 02:31 PM
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They look brand new You got a bargain for sure


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post #5 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 02:43 PM Thread Starter
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They look brand new You got a bargain for sure

The soles are worn and there's a few scuffs on them but other then that they look pretty new! I used my saddle cleaner and saddle oil on them and they weren't even dirty. I think im going to buy those things that you put in tall boots so they stand up straight because every time I take these off the neck of the shoe bends.

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post #6 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 06:37 PM
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they look almost like mine!
They do look in GREAT shape and definitely a GREAT bargin since you bought them for $6.
I'm going to run off sometime to the Salvation Army and see if I can find any good deals like that!!!!!
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post #7 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 06:56 PM
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the best score i've done at our local church sale was a pair of brand new ariat paddock boot's, couldn't tell you how much I aid for them at the church sale because it was a $1 a bag day!!!!
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post #8 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 07:15 PM
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Good deal!

Don't use oil on them though, as that will weaken the leather and make them wear faster. Just clean with a damp cloth and use black boot polish. Keep them clean and polished and they will last for a long time!
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post #9 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 07:42 PM
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Good for you..we deserve a break once in awhile, the costs of most horsey things being so high. Glad you got a bargain.

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post #10 of 16 Old 10-19-2008, 08:17 PM
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They look nice, cool deal!

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