Work shoe sale

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TooTechie, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    The cheap Skechers work shoe I usually use is on sale right now on Amazon for less than half price. I picked up 2 pairs today for less than $50 with free shipping.

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  2. BigBeef42

    BigBeef42 Active Member

    Sweet deal. I just bought some NB's, too late for me.

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  3. MethodsMan

    MethodsMan Active Member

    Its all about the PF Flyers.
     
  4. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    Don't forget to add these to your new shoes. Guaranteed to add 2 stops per hour to your SPORH. Your center manager will thank me later. lol
    http://shwingsonline.com/
     
  5. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    I'll pass. Thanks
     
  6. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Look like a flammer?
     
  7. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    So you guys are paying less than $25 per shoe? Doesn't that say something? I know money isn't always a quality factory but at that price you have to wonder.
     
  8. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    I agree that you get what you pay for. The point being these shoes are comfortable, non-slip and meet the ups requirements and are reasonably priced (usually $50-60). They're even more comfortable if you replace the insoles with Dr Sholls gel insoles. That being said, right now they're half off with free shipping. I hate smelly old shoes so ever 3-4 months I buy a new cheap pair and they don't smell. Yes, the tread on the bottom will wear down and they're not made terribly well, but they're cheap, safe and comfortable.
     
  9. Bagels

    Bagels Family Leave Fridays!!!

    Red Wing shoes are very popular here, with most guys paying ~$300 for a pair that lasts 6-9 months. I use to purchase a discount, store brand workboot for $30-$40 that lasted longer than the Red Wing pair and were tossed before reaching the point of leaving me with aching feet (unlike Red Wings). They discontinued the product, and I've bought Sketchers ever since. For the price:quality, it's among the best.... although in recent years quality seems to be deteriorating.
     
  10. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    If buying $300 boots every 9 months keeps my feet/knees feeling great than so be it. At the same time I can see this being an issue if cash is tight.
     
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  12. Bagels

    Bagels Family Leave Fridays!!!

    No disagreement -- orthopedic shoes will cost more, plus you'll have to deal with pain.

    But the point I was trying to make is that we pay for perceived quality; the $30 store brand work boots I bought were every bit as good as the $300 Sketchers. Likewise, these Sketchers may be of very good quality.
     
  13. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Skechers are comfortable but they fall apart so easily. Id rather pay 100 or more for something that is going to last alot longer. You get what you pay for that's for sure.
     
  14. BSWALKS

    BSWALKS Easily Amused

  15. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    These help light up the back of those poorly lit trucks plus chick dig them.
     
  16. nystripe96

    nystripe96 Active Member

    Smith's work boot. $50 lasts 4-6 months. Love em