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Bates 8" Tactical Sport CT SZ

Item Number: 2263

  • MSRP: $134.95 Save 11% ($15.00)
  • Our Price: $119.95
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    • 8" Composite Toe Side Zip Boots
    • Full grain leather upper with 1680 denier nylon
    • Breathable mesh lining
    • ASTM F2413-05 rated
    • Cushioned removable insert
    • Slip resistant rubber outsole
    • Athletic cement construction
    • Non-Metallic Toe

Reviews: Bates 8" Tactical Sport CT SZ

4 out of 5

Reviewed by 28 customers

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    Customer Rating
  • Date: 9/9/2015
    Reviewer: | Frederick
  • 5 out of 5 Great boot

  • Great boot

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 6/3/2015
    Reviewer: | St. Gabriel, La
  • 5 out of 5 Easy to put on, and excellent ankle support! I work 12 hour shifts, and these boots are light enough to not hurt even when I am on my feet the whole time.

  • Son loves them

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 3/31/2015
    Reviewer: | Ontario, ny
  • 5 out of 5 Purchased these for my son. He absolutely loves them and wants another pair.

  • Awesome boots!

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 2/3/2015
    Reviewer: | Lake Oswego
  • 5 out of 5 I received my pair of boots quickly and in good order. Put them to use the very next day at work and my feet and back felt great even after an 18 hour shift! I would recommend these to anyone who is on their feet allot at work and need a comfortable boot.

  • Best boots

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 1/30/2015
    Reviewer: | Bonaire
  • 5 out of 5 I love these boots, easy to break in, also at the best price. Delivery was standard as UPS gets, and your site has LOTS of toys that I need, I'll be back.

  • Excellent boots

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 1/16/2015
    Reviewer: | Everett, WA
  • 5 out of 5 I bought these boots for a security job requiring a high degree of patrolling. They are tough, light, and the composite toe is an extra protection that I enjoy.

  • comfortable right out of the box

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 12/18/2014
    Reviewer: | Santa Rosa
  • 5 out of 5 5th pair of these boots, I beat the snot out of them at work and they last 2 years each. I will keep buying these untill they stop making them or they stop making them good

  • A Good Boot

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  • Date: 11/25/2014
    Reviewer: | Billings, MT
  • 4 out of 5 I love these boots. I initially bought them for a costume. These were the first pair of shoes with the extra width that let my feet feel comfort for the first time. I now use the boot as my fall boots and I wear them anytime, I travel. They have lasted my three years, easy to slip on and off with the side zipper. I did have to replace the insert when I wore it out from all the walking I do. I am visually impaired and do a lot of walking.

  • great choice

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 11/7/2014
    Reviewer: | baltimore
  • 5 out of 5 I do enjoy using my new

  • not bad

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 10/14/2014
    Reviewer: | philadelphia
  • 3 out of 5 its not a bad boot however the left boot has a problem with the steel toe hanging down too far and rubbing the top of my toes im gonna have to take it to a shoe repair to see if anything can be done
    We are so sorry for this inconvenience. Bates does stand behind their products by offering a manufacturer's warranty. You're welcome to contact our customer relations team to determine your eligibility. - TacticalGear.com

  • best damm boots ever....

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 10/2/2014
    Reviewer: | Snohomish
  • 4 out of 5 I have purchased 3 pairs of theses boots In two years they weigh less than a pair of shoes,awesome comfort and solid const. And the zippper keeps you from tying them everyday­čśÄ

  • Price

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 9/19/2014
    Reviewer: | Fredericksburg
  • 5 out of 5 I had the boots in the past so I already knew they quality and fit. So I was price shopping Tactical Gear beat the chain Giants delivery was super prompt and they are a Google preferred vendor will buy here again.

  • Nice pair of boots

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 9/9/2014
    Reviewer: | East Meadow
  • 5 out of 5 Very comfortable boots

  • product survey

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 5/8/2014
    Reviewer: | Novi,mich.
  • 4 out of 5 well made price is good wearability is good

  • Great boot for the $

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 3/24/2014
    Reviewer: | Harrisonburg , VA
  • 3 out of 5 I've had three pair of these and just ordered my fourth. I wear them daily at work and get a years wear out of them before retireing the old pair to my wood cutting boots and orderinfg a new pair. They do not shed water or snow at all. Definately not a good choice for out door wear but inside on the factory floor they are a very comfortable bott for the money.

  • one tough boot

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 3/7/2014
    Reviewer: | Arundel
  • 5 out of 5 own two pair, quick on and off . solid support, comfortable daily wear.great duty

  • poor workmanship still overpriced

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 1/12/2014
    Reviewer: | Albany Il
  • 3 out of 5 They just don't last.

  • ongoing problems

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 10/12/2013
    Reviewer: | mesa
  • 1 out of 5 I work in state corrections on my feet all day , I've owned 2 pair both started falling apart within six months. the soles start peeling off and then the boot starts to come apart at the stitch points. I first thought I was a victim of a bad production run and poor quality control but have noticed over the years officers have had the same problems with there boots, so bates must know they have problems and refuse to address it

  • Garbage

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 1/13/2013
    Reviewer: | Texas
  • 2 out of 5 I've owned two pair of these boots. Working in law enforcement and an Army veteran, I can say that these are the worst boots I've owned. On both pairs, the outer sole is glued on and comes apart very easily. Both times I've had to replace them because of that problem. I'd put any quality military boot made by Rothco, Wellco, or Altama over a Bates any day of the week.

  • Weak

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 12/29/2012
    Reviewer: | MN
  • 2 out of 5 Great comfort until they promptly fell apart. Not too much good then.

  • falling apart

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 6/3/2012
    Reviewer: | Indiana
  • 2 out of 5 I wore them to school to ceramics class and to my carpentry class and to my job at wallmart the zipper broke and i needed to get laces all in one year my old boots worked fine for 2 years i have only had these for one not a good quality boot

  • Don't Last. Poor Quality

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 12/11/2011
    Reviewer: | Tacoma
  • 2 out of 5 After wearing these boots for about 6 months I have had to do serious repairs. I work in a tire shop and have 2 little kids so funds are tight. these boots started having problems after less than 6 months. I've had to repair a zipper, and the stiching along the back over the heel pulled out, the velcro pulled off and the soles started peeling off at the ball of the foot. All in all if this is the quality of boots produced by bates I will never buy another pair.

  • Dont last long

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 9/21/2011
    Reviewer: | CA
  • 2 out of 5 Ive worn these and seen co workers in the military and time after tIme the soles fall off where it connects to the leather they are cheaply made and the hardest to keep a shine on

  • Great comfort with decent life

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 9/3/2011
    Reviewer: | TX
  • 4 out of 5 I have been wearing boots for over 15 years and have tried most brands. I am a heavy man at almost 300 pounds so wear rate is a huge issue. These have become my favorites after Bates discontinued the Enforcers. They are comfortable and break in fast but do not last as long as the older model (about 8 months)

  • good sturdy work boot

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 6/5/2011
    Reviewer: | ny
  • 4 out of 5 very painful on the shins to break in but after that they are very reliable sturdy work boot. my pair lasted 1.5 years working at a sawmill and now i am coming back for another pair, heard about these from a friend.

  • Best boots I have owned

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 11/19/2010
    Reviewer: | Newport Beach
  • 5 out of 5 I have spent a lot of time in boots over the years, and these are by far the best I have had the pleasure of wearing. Lightweight and durable, they are comfortable and provide the right amount of ankle support. They breathe well, and the composite toe is lighter and just as rugged as a steel toe. They may run just a little bit big, so if you are right on the cusp between two sizes, go with the smaller.

  • Great Boots

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 11/15/2010
    Reviewer: | Iowa
  • 5 out of 5 I love these boots! This is the first pair of side zips I have owned, and I won't go back! They are wearing well, fit well, and make it easier to get into quickly. I appreciate how easy they are to put on and take off. The soles are very durable, however I felt the leather could be thicker.

  • Bates Boot

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 10/11/2010
    Reviewer: | Texas
  • 4 out of 5 Good quality boot, except for the zipper. It is of lighter weight and the plastic material is not durable. All in all, I'd recommend this boot.

Bates 8" Tactical Sport CT SZ Black

Available Colors

  • Bates 8" Tactical Sport CT SZ Black

  • Bates 8" Tactical Sport CT SZ

About Bates 8" Tactical Sport CT SZ

  • Bates Footwear created its Tactical Sport line so that you can find a comfortable boot with the special features you need. Available in black or desert tan with a steel, composite or soft toe, these boots are lightweight and flexible because of their athletic build. The Wolverine Warrior leather and denier nylon makes them oil-, water- and dirt-resistent. For a one-of-a-kind work experience, slip on your own pair of Bates Tactical Sport boots.

About Bates

Bates collage It all started with men's dress shoes. In 1885 Bates Shoe Company was just a tiny dress footwear manufacturer. More than seven decades later, the company narrowed its focus to create a uniform dress shoe specifically for the U.S. Navy. From there, its uniform footwear line exploded onto the market. With 1.5 million pairs of military boots sold each year in 60 countries, it's no surprise that Bates remains a major player in the world of military footwear. With a reputation like Bates', it's easy to see why so many uniformed men and women wear these military boots with pride.
Bates Width Our Width
B Narrow
D Medium
E Wide
EEE (3E) Extra Wide

3 2 36 21
3.5 2.5 36.5 21.5
4 3 37 22
4.5 3.5 37.5 22.5
5 4 38 23
5.5 4.5 38.5 23.5
6 5 39 24
6.5 5.5 39.5 24.5
7 6 40 25
7.5 6.5 40.5 25.5
8 7 41 26
8.5 7.5 41.5 26.5
9 8 42 27
9.5 8.5 42.5 27.5
10 9 43 28
10.5 9.5 43.5 28.5
11 10 44 29
11.5 10.5 44.5 29.5
12 11 45 30
13 12 46 31
14 13 47 32
15 14 48 33
16 15 49 34
Styles Availability Price/Each
Bates 8" Tactical Sport CT SZ Black Black, 5, Medium
SKU: 2263-5M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 5.5, Medium
SKU: 2263-55M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 6, Medium
SKU: 2263-6M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 6.5, Medium
SKU: 2263-65M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 7, Medium
SKU: 2263-7M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 7, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-7XW
Backorder $119.95
Black, 7.5, Medium
SKU: 2263-75M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 7.5, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-75XW
Backorder $119.95
Black, 8, Medium
SKU: 2263-8M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 8, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-8XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 8.5, Medium
SKU: 2263-85M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 8.5, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-85XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 9, Medium
SKU: 2263-9M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 9, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-9XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 9.5, Medium
SKU: 2263-95M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 9.5, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-95XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 10, Medium
SKU: 2263-10M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 10, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-10XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 10.5, Medium
SKU: 2263-105M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 10.5, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-105XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 11, Medium
SKU: 2263-11M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 11, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-11XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 11.5, Medium
SKU: 2263-115M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 11.5, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-115XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 12, Medium
SKU: 2263-12M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 12, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-12XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 13, Medium
SKU: 2263-13M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 13, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-13XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 14, Medium
SKU: 2263-14M
In Stock $119.95
Black, 14, Extra Wide
SKU: 2263-14XW
In Stock $119.95
Black, 15, Medium
SKU: 2263-15M
Backorder $119.95