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Title: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:03:36
I know these come in lots of colours but I'm old fashioned and want one of the three colours above. But which?  :hmmm:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:12:32
Oxblood all the way.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:16:57
Is there a way to tell the fakes? I've seen some with "Dr Martens" embossed on the side and some without  :sherlock:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Flashheart on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:18:38
Man, I really fucking love these.

(https://i.imgur.com/KJvp7Cj.jpg)


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Batch on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:21:05
do you go for the foreign made version, or the more expensive "made in England" version


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: DiV on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:22:30
You should definitely get a bright red pair like Mr. Tumble.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:22:41
U.K. Version made in Northamptonshire  :pint:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:25:24
U.K. Version made in Northamptonshire  :pint:

cobblers


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:28:19
cobblers

 :clap: :clap:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Saxondale on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 13:06:26
Im new fashioned so Ive got the green ones.  Get with the programme grandad.

I am 50 years old.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Flashheart on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 13:11:47
Im new fashioned so Ive got the green ones.  Get with the programme grandad.

I am 50 years old.

Yeah, but you're rock 'n' roll anyway!


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: horlock07 on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 13:16:59
Are they better quality these days, I wore black 8 holers for most of the 90's and they were shit in terms of longevity, thankfully through where I worked in the holidays I could get them trade price, if I was paying full whack I would have sacked them off as they seemed to last no time at all.

Eventually sacked them off for a pair of British Industrial Giants, they lasted for years!


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 13:33:09
Im new fashioned so Ive got the green ones.  Get with the programme grandad.

I am 50 years old.

I'm  51  :baby:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 13:37:27
I'm  51  :baby:
I am 55 and am a grandad and wear oxbloods....in answer to Horlock mine have lasted me 12 years without any issue at all so far.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Saxondale on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 13:40:54
I'm  51  :baby:

Old fucker.

That year makes all the difference.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: BoA Vagabond on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 13:54:21
I love Docs. Treated myself to oxblood three years ago made in Northants. Great but wish I had got the 10 hole now as they seem to have stopped making them. The boots last me years as I don't use them for work. Always wear the shoes working and usually get three or more years out of them. You can get the industrial docs a bit cheaper and good quality from Amazon but only in black. They are great for festivals.  In terms of longevity, the newer ones from Asia that I have bought have been hit and miss. Soles wearing quickly or splitting have happened with a couple.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Batch on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 14:07:39
I do have this going round and round and round

https://youtu.be/bZy7vEWeTFY

I particularly like the way 90% of the audience look literally bored stiff


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 14:20:16
I love Docs. Treated myself to oxblood three years ago made in Northants. Great but wish I had got the 10 hole now as they seem to have stopped making them. The boots last me years as I don't use them for work. Always wear the shoes working and usually get three or more years out of them. You can get the industrial docs a bit cheaper and good quality from Amazon but only in black. They are great for festivals.  In terms of longevity, the newer ones from Asia that I have bought have been hit and miss. Soles wearing quickly or splitting have happened with a couple.

The 10 holes are 1490 and 8 holes are 1460.

Are the Asia made ones the £35 a pair options? I've seen some for £99.99 with RRP at £149. I assume these would be the 'Made in England" ones?


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: BoA Vagabond on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 20:39:09
The 10 holes are 1490 and 8 holes are 1460.

Are the Asia made ones the £35 a pair options? I've seen some for £99.99 with RRP at £149. I assume these would be the 'Made in England" ones?


Just had a look at the DM website. The Made in England are £189. Worth the extra in my opinion over the standard £149 if not using them for work....and as a one off!
I would be careful of cheap docs as there are bad reviews out there. Have looked around for genuine bargains from workwear and Army Navy but didn't find much. Looks like DM are keeping their product close to home these days hence the inflated price.


Title: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Batch on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 20:46:29
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Are the Asda made ones the £35 a pair options?
FIFY. yes.

no I think that DM moved their production to Asia for cost saving. But they retained a manufacturing presence in England that they charge a premium for.

Weird really, it's like they are saying the Asia made ones are less good. Which was backed up in this thread.

for £35 you'll be getting some ropey fakes. avoid


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Flashheart on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 20:55:11
Mine cost me 100 quid ish, and they were discounted (outlet village)


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Simon Pieman on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 21:38:59
Anything less than £175 is likely made overseas. Mrs Pieman has 2 pairs of non- Englund boots, expensive but no reason to doubt the quality and longevity. £100 and £150 a piece 😯


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 21:56:22
Never owned a pair of D Mís. Have I missed anything?


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 22:22:23
You've never experienced walking on Air :pint:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Flashheart on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 22:29:56
Never owned a pair of D Mís. Have I missed anything?

Quite possibly the most comfortable footwear I've ever worn.

That and they look fucking lush.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Red Frog on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 22:38:47
So I'm alone in thinking DMs look a little orthopaedic.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Thursday, July 8, 2021, 22:40:09
Quite possibly the most comfortable footwear I've ever worn.

That and they look fucking lush.

Never had you down as have a footwear fetish TBF. However, Iíll take your word for it.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: jayohaitchenn on Friday, July 9, 2021, 08:14:05
So I'm alone in thinking DMs look a little orthopaedic.

No you are not


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Friday, July 9, 2021, 08:37:31
So I'm alone in thinking DMs look a little orthopaedic.

Well, there's two of you.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: guy66 on Friday, July 9, 2021, 08:49:31
Cherry reds, use a mixture of DM cherry Red polish, then use black polish which darkens them slightly and looks the dogs bollocks in all the cracks and creases then finally finish off with clear polish..


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Friday, July 9, 2021, 09:04:47
Quite possibly the most comfortable footwear I've ever worn.

That and they look fucking lush.

I find that fascinating as to me they look like they shouldn't really comfortable at all!


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Flashheart on Friday, July 9, 2021, 09:11:53
I find that fascinating as to me they look like they shouldn't really comfortable at all!

I know, they don't look comfortable, but they are very comfortable indeed.

Also, I was a bit concerned that they might be too hot, considering where I live. But they're not hot at all. They're actually quite cool.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Leggett on Friday, July 9, 2021, 11:39:57
We can now get steel toe capped RM-branded DMs at work, seems a few folks have been selling them on for a tidy profit!


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Friday, July 9, 2021, 11:42:51
I know, they don't look comfortable, but they are very comfortable indeed.

Also, I was a bit concerned that they might be too hot, considering where I live. But they're not hot at all. They're actually quite cool.

Yeah you do see people wearing them with shorts which I thought odd initially but tends to back up what you say there.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Friday, July 9, 2021, 11:45:15
I already have some brown DMs, but they are not the classic design. Had em about 10 years and they are still going strong, just fancied some classics. Trouble is I'm a size 12, might not look so good with shorts  :D


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Barry Scott on Friday, July 9, 2021, 14:01:51
Well, there's two of you.

Make that three.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Friday, July 9, 2021, 19:55:49
Dr Martens and skinheads were a scary sight in the late 70's


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Friday, July 9, 2021, 20:20:18
Remember it well.


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Friday, July 9, 2021, 20:25:42
I remember Millwall Skins in the Townend😀


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Saturday, July 10, 2021, 09:31:43
Well chuffed, just bagged some oxbloods for £75 delivered.  50% off  :)


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Saturday, July 10, 2021, 09:32:28
What you bought the left or right boot :pint:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: 4D on Saturday, July 10, 2021, 09:33:32
I'll probably have bought the kids size 12 by mistake  :Ride On Fatbury's Lovestick:


Title: Re: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Saturday, July 10, 2021, 09:35:12
I started off on the kids DM's they were a little squarer with no stitching  :cry:


Title: Which Doc Marten 1460 boots to buy?
Post by: Batch on Sunday, July 11, 2021, 23:42:39
Max Griggs who founded the original Rushden and Diamonds FC and made his fortune with Dr Martens footwear has died
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didn't realise 1460 were called so because they were released 1/4/60 !