Bates 8 Inch Tactical Side Zip Boots
Bates 8 Inch Tactical Side Zip Boots Bates 8 Inch Tactical Side Zip Boots Bates 8 Inch Tactical Side Zip Boots Bates 8 Inch Tactical Side Zip Boots Bates 8 Inch Tactical Side Zip Boots

Bates 8 Inch Tactical Side Zip Boots

Product Ref: 02334.   Civilian Issue - New
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Further Information
Further Information
  • 8 inch side zip to aid putting on and taking off
  • Breathable mesh lining
  • Cushioned removeable insoles
  • Shock-absorbing pads
  • Black full grain leather and 1680 denier ballistic nylon upper
  • Slip resistant rubber outsole - has passed SATRA WTM144 test for slip resistance
  • Removable EVA midsole
  • Sole Heat Resistance: 300°C
  • Water resistant
  • Non-metallic - security friendly - undetectable in electronic security environments. Footwear features non-metallic shank, hardware and construction
  • Cement construction - similar to athletic/running shoe construction, this method is lightweight and highly flexible
  • EN ISO 20347 OB E HRO
When the demands on feet and ankles escalate, the number 1 selling Bates boot always rises to the occasion, while the side-zip design makes them easier to put on and remove. Now 30 percent lighter than their original model, these longstanding force veterans feature breathable mesh linings, fully cushioned removable insoles with shock-absorbing pads and slip-resistant Ultra-Lites rubber outsoles - so when you put your foot down, it stays there.
Bates is an American company with a 120 year history. They are one of the largest suppliers of footwear to the US federal government and Department of Defense. Unlike most competitors, Bates' entire business is making footwear for military, police and other uniformed public services. Over 1.5 million pairs of Bates boots and shoes are purchased each year.
This style is now reduced to clear - last size remaining.
Q & A's
Q & A's
Q: Do these boots have a side zipper?
A: Yes, YKK Zipper which runs freely from top to bottom for ease of use.
Q: do boots have steel toe cap
A: No, these boots do not have a steel toe cap to keep them light and easy to wear, but we do stock great CAT Footwear that does.
Q: How high are these boots?
A: The typical size 8 of this style is 20cm (8”)from the floor including the heel.
Q: Are these boots showerproof? How much do they weigh? Are the sizes generous or not?
A: They are showerproof, but not fully waterproof, if you need waterproof we stock the Bates GX-8 Gore-Tex that is. One size 8 boot weighs approx. 600g. The sizes are a little generous which allows room for thick work socks, making them ideal year round.
Q: Are these boots steel toe?
A: No.
Reviews (any views expressed are solely those of the reviewer)
Had bates boots for years ,good quality and comfortable much much better than grafters totally recommend BATES BOOTS 110%
Pros: Comfortable, Lightweight
Cons: none
Sizing: Feels about right
Would recommend: Yes
Reviewed by Steve in Wolverhampton