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Caterpillar Abe TX Reviews

16 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

82%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

0%Rated 3 stars

18%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

75% "Felt true to size"

88% "Felt true to width"

50% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 11 Abe TX Caterpillar Reviews

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January 17, 2014

Curtis Q

from Georgia

Wow, these boots rock. First of all like a fool I ordered a pair from another online store 1 month before my European trip...only to find out 2 days before my flight they were sold out, Stinkers! So Zappos to the rescue, they arrived next day. Thus I had no chance to break them in. However, they were so comfortable that wearing them daily for 10 days was a breeze. Stylish, and with good support they not only handled the London fog and puddles no problem, but sat well for afternoon Tea. Well made as Caterpillar always is, these were true to size and get 2 thumbs up from me.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

December 8, 2013

Zamp

from NY

These were my favorite boots that I ever had. I love the style so much. However, I have them for about a year and only wear them occasionally and the sole is falling apart. I am convinced that either you have to spend big money to get quality or workmanship in this society has tanked so bad that this is the norm no matter how much you spend. Sorry for the negative review but I am being completely honest.

Brands I'd also recommend: Redwing USA

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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December 20, 2012

Ryan

 

Solid, comfortable, and good looking. Decided to branch out from my usual boot in an effort to find something that balanced looks, durability, and (most importantly) comfort--Caterpillar's Abe TX nailed it! I found the break-in period to only last about a day and before I knew it these boots were a perfect fit. The wood-sole adds a bit of noise when walking, but nothing out of the ordinary for a boot of this size/weight. All in all, I've received countless compliments on these boots as well as enjoyed wearing them in the workshop everyday....Money well spent!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

August 28, 2012

Anonymous

from Virginia

Beautiful boots, you need these. I will say, as a former boot salesman, size down a little. Even though they'e lace-ups, if you break the leather in patiently they will fit you like no other.

Brands I'd also recommend: j.shoes

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

August 22, 2012

Nick

 

These boots have a great look, no doubt. However, I ordered a 9 at first, as I wear a size 9 when it comes to tennis-shoes and a 9D for cowboy boots. They were large by a half size so I exchanged for an 8.5. The 8.5 fit. I noticed, after looking closely, that the canvas seemed to be painted/dyed and it was flaking off at the edges. Also, the seam (inward) next to the eyelets was "busted out" and basically not a seam for that 1" or so. The seam at the inside of the tongue, above the arch of the foot, also kind of hurt the tops of my feet. I may have just received a pair from a bad batch. I'll just say that I am extremely picky when it comes to boots, and these didn't give me the same feeling I'd anticipated when I purchased them. If you aren't so concerned about these little things, these boots definitely have a great look and a quality leather. If you are feeling unsure about ordering these boots after considering doing so, I'm sorry. I am merely giving feedback based on the one pair I had that did fit. If you would like a good Caterpillar boot fairly similar in style though, the Caterpillar Morrison is something I would recommend.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 5, 2012

Steve

from San Francisco, CA

Right out of the box, I have to say, I'm liking these boots very much. Their construction feels very solid. I wear a size 8, and they feel true to size. They're very comfortable, stylish, and you can't beat the price! Now Caterpillar's got me looking at their other boots. Haha. Gonna need a pair in black! :)

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

3 people found this review helpful  

August 18, 2011

Aaron B

from San Francisco, CA

They're comfortable and breathe well. So far I've really enjoyed them. The leather wears nicely and quickly if you wear them outdoors at all. In the evenings I take my dog to a wooded park about 5 blocks from my apartment and the day-to-day scuffs look nice. I walk to work (~3 miles each way) so I tend to burn through soles pretty quickly. I haven't worn them every day but have probably worn them for around 20 trips to date and the wear on the soles is relatively low. Walking on sidewalk, the hard rubber outsoles definitely click -- though not as loud as a true leather sole. So if noisy shoes bother you, you might want to consider a different pair. Overall, an excellent boot.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

March 14, 2011

Abel R

from Nassau County, New York

These boots are my favorite pair of boots. I highly recommend these boots to anyone who's searching for a awesome looking, comfortable, durable boots.

Brands I'd also recommend: Rocky, Frye and Carhartt

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

January 26, 2011

Carter

from Changchun, China

These boots are great. I mainly bought them for the look, rather than any other factor, and I've been pretty pleased with them. They're not the most comfortable boot in the world but once you break them in you can wear them & walk in them for a long time without any sort of issue. The soles give me very good traction on slick ice, which is good as I live up north. When I first got them I was concerned they were a bit small, as my left boot pressed down on my toe, but it turned out to be alright. I'd consider getting a half-size higher if you are planning on wearing some heavy-duty socks underneath. I wear a liner sock and a smartwool over that, but wouldn't be able to get anything more in there.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

December 20, 2010

Anonymous

 

A very good looking boot. I bought for my son-in-law and he loved, but had to exchange for a half size smaller. So it runs big if you are between sizes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

2 people found this review helpful  

October 27, 2010

Anonymous

from Columbus, OH

My boyfriend loved these boots. They fit true to size and, so far, hold up really well! He works 9 hours a day, standing, and they are not comfortable under those conditions, but as far as an everyday shoe, they're great.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

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