Ray’s Thorogood boots.

Fellow horsehide footwear contest contestant Ray Lansburg (of Blackacre) has made some heavy modifications to his pair of Thorogood #685 reproduction boots.

I re-dyed my own pair a couple of weeks back, but Ray has taken things one step further!

Check this out (photos courtesy of Ray):

Apart from the dye job, the sole units have been redone…

Cat’s Paw heels, Vibram mini-lug soles, double mid-soles.

Look like a pair of heavy duty work boots?

Yep, that’s how Ray intends to use them!

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We have lots of prizes sponsored, thanks to Don’t Mourn, Organize!, Vintage Engineer Boots blog, Summit Creek Dry Goods, Blackacre and Hollywood Trading Company HTC.

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