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What are some durable lightweight work boots?

Hey guys

I'm doing a lot of work around the house this year. What are some lightweight work shoes? Don't need steel toe, just something durable and light.
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If you don't need steel toes, buy a cheap pair of runners from Walmart etc if they are just to get dirty?
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Dakota brand from Mark's is pretty good for the price. They always last for me.
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Hi,

Light weight work boots are never comfortable to wear or durable. Have a look at Dr. Scholl's boots. Or steel toed sneakers or oxford style shoes. Walmart has a limited selection of Dr. Scholl's casual work shoes. Otherwise, it's going to be Mark's or an independent work wear store. If there is a chance you'll step on long sharp pointy objects, consider getting shoes with puncture resistant soles.
https://www.drschollsshoes.com/product/ ... ther-23256
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I wear Merrell hiking shoes
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Drthorne wrote: I have been wearing Terra-Lite shoes at work and around the house for years. Comfortable and light. Company pays for a new pair every 2 years, while the old ones
are kept for around the home use

https://www.marks.com/en/terra-mens-alb ... fo_s=gplac
i love these too....having spent almost 3 decade in work boots...these have been my goto the last 5 times...amazing how much better your legs feel carrying a lighter load on
..i wear the half boot style
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If don’t need steel toes, I just like to wear a pair of old running shoes.
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I have a pair of CSA steel toe Air Walk runners. So comfortable they were my daily drivers for work and weekends for over a year. Wish I could find another pair.
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I wear a pair of Merrell Jungle Mocs (purchased from Marks) with composite toe. I’m always in and out when I’m working around the house and it’s nice to slip these shoes on and off without having to re-tie them each time.
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I do the same with a pair of steel toe Mellow Walks I use to cut the grass and yard work. Nice to have a slip on if your in/out.
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My son needed a pair of safety boots for a job last summer and the guys at the store highly recommended a pair of Timberland low cut boots for how light they were but also because they had an aluminum composite tow. These boots were light as a feather...surprisingly so. They wear well and cost on average $150 at most places.

Men's Timberland Mid-Cut Powertrain Aluminium Toe Composite Plate Athletic Safety Shoes

https://www.marks.com/en/timberland-pro ... dth%5D=WID

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