Danner Striker Bolt vs Bates GX8 boots review

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The Danner Striker Bolt boot is designed as tactical evolution. Drawing upon 10 years of knowledge gained since the original Striker release, we introduce the Striker® Bolt. The all-new TERRA FORCE® NEXT platform provides unprecedented responsiveness, comfort and stability, complemented by waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX protection and Vibram outsole durability. When your day is grounded in action, the Striker Bolt is more than ready.
HEIGHT: 8 inches
WEIGHT: 61 ounces
SOLE: Vibram
INSIDE: Gore-Tex

Review: I’m a few weeks in with my Danner boots and I couldn’t be happier. I did a pretty thorough once over before donning my new boots. Not a thread out of place not a blemish to be found. They fit true to size (sigh of relief). I find the laces long enough, I even double knot. Proven to be waterproof as I live in Louisiana. I’m on my feet all day everyday and I’ve got happy feet at the end of my day. I work inspections and investigations and knew I’d need a boot to meet the upbeat. Well worth the price. This review is a tad early and I plan to write a full review at 6 months. But if these boots are anything like my first pair of boots by Danner, I’ve got a few good years ahead of me. My first pair I use for hunting and all around travel boots. They still look new.

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Bates GX8 Specifications
A durable waterproof side zip boot that is perfect for all seasons.

Featuring a strong waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® lining, your feet will stay protected and dry.

The boot also contains 200g Thinsulate™ insulation for warmth in cooler temperatures.

Check out the Bates Men’s GX-8 8 Inch Ultra-Lites GTX Waterproof Boot at Amazon.com

• Waterproof full grain leather and performance nylon upper with protective panels
• Breathable Waterproof GORE-TEX® membrane with moisture wicking lining to Keep Your Feet Cool and Dry
• Cushioned Removable Insert for Added underfoot Comfort
• 200g Thinsulate™ Insulation for added warmth
• YKK® side zipper for easy on and off
• Lightweight cushioned EVA midsole to deliver flexibility and performance
• Slip Resistant Rubber Outsole for added traction
• Cement construction providing you a lightweight and flexible platform

REVIEW: They are so good I just bought a replacement pair. I used these boots for daily year round motorcycle riding in NJ for 5 years (75,000 miles). I average about 80 miles (round trip) to and from work daily, five to six days per week. I ride in temps ranging from 10 degrees (double wool socks) to 80 degrees (single pair of athletic socks) comfortably. These boots are light, comfortable, very durable and have great grip on the ground.

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