Base Jango Boots

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    Base Jango Boots

    Hi All!

    I know the Bedford Stus and the Kenneth Cole Pit Crew and Kilimanjaros are really hard to find nowadays but here are some boots that might pass for Jango boots. They are GBX boots from Journey's, check em out!



    Here is the link to Journey's online store

    http://www.journeys.com/catalog_deta...s/GBX&id=59726

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    Re: Base Jango Boots

    Not bad do you have a link to them?

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    Re: Base Jango Boots

    They are close enough... Just added the link!

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    Re: Base Jango Boots

    Great find!

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    Re: Base Jango Boots

    I wonder if it's possible to take a dremmel with a little drum sander and "round" off the insides of the lugs on the soles and make them deeper without damaging the material. Hmm...

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    Re: Base Jango Boots

    Skalen Fehl said: View Post
    I wonder if it's possible to take a dremmel with a little drum sander and "round" off the insides of the lugs on the soles and make them deeper without damaging the material. Hmm...
    I have done something like this with boots. I needed to remove the logos that were molded into the sole.

    I heated the sole with a heat gun until it started to really smell like the rubber was going to burn(it won't, It just releases gas when the microscopic bubbles pop from the heat), then I used a wooden dowel fitted to a shaft that goes into a drill, and let friction do the work for me. The rubber just rubs off onto the dowel like winding up some ribbon onto a spool. What is left may need some sanding with a drum sander, but this will remove more material without wasting 3 or 4 sanding drums. I don't know how a dremel will fare because I didn't use one for this, but a corded drill worked nicely with little sanding.

    Try it on some old sneakers or something first.

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    Re: Base Jango Boots

    Those look great! I'm sure they'd pass

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