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Bates M-8

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      • Desert Tan style is AR 670-1 Compliant
      • 8" Soft Toe Boots
      • Rough side out leather and nylon upper
      • Breathable lining
      • Cushioned removable insert
      • Multi terrain Vibram Mutant rubber outsole
      • Durable direct attach construction
      • Assembled in the USA

    Reviews: Bates M-8

    5 out of 5

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    • Nice boots

      Customer Rating
    • Date: 2/11/2015
      Reviewer: | Battle creek
    • 5 out of 5 Grate price

    • To Iraq and back long lasting, great quality boot.

      Customer Rating
    • Date: 9/26/2014
      Reviewer: | Ft. Stewart, GA
    • 5 out of 5 I bought a set of these boots in 2010 a month before I deployed to Iraq and they have been nothing but great. I was a wheeled vehicle mechanic in the Army and I put them through hell and back. I still wear them when I go hiking or working in the shop. Been on many ruck marches and no blisters. LOVE THESE BOOTS!!!!

    • built to last

      Customer Rating
    • Date: 2/13/2014
      Reviewer: | Ft.Stewart
    • 5 out of 5 Bought a pair of these in 2010 in Iraq. Have used these on numerous field missions. Took them through US Army Sapper school in 2013. I deploy in 3 months to Afghanistan,guess what pair of boots are still serviceable and coming with me. They took me about 2 months to break in but when they do there is nothing that can hurt them, they can take anything. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THESE BOOTS. SGT Miller US ARMY

    • Worth double $

      Customer Rating
    • Date: 6/30/2013
      Reviewer: | El Paso
    • 5 out of 5 I had these boots for 2 years. Even after getting a cut on the side, my fault, I glued the cut together and still use them in the field. The soles look like they are 6 months old, not 2 years.

    • Worth the Price

      Customer Rating
    • Date: 5/12/2013
      Reviewer: | Cincinnati
    • 5 out of 5 I wanted to make sure that whatever boots I got would last for awhile, so I plunked down a little bit more change in order to get a high quality boot. I've worn these M-8s now for nearly a year and am very, very glad that I opted for a design with Vibram soles. The soles have held up very well over rugged terrain and show no signs of wearing out. They're plenty tall enough, that's for sure, but I don't mind that little bit of compromise as long as everything else is sturdy and comfortable. I have no idea why Bates is so cheap on the laces, though, because they needed replacing pretty quickly. The lace loops are rock solid, though. Practically NO breaking-in time and a purchase I'd make again!

    • good boots

      Customer Rating
    • Date: 2/25/2013
      Reviewer: | denver
    • 4 out of 5 looks like a good boot for the money considering buying a pair in the next month or so. so that way i can be able to take power over my job

    • Nice and Light Weight, RUNS LARGE

      Customer Rating
    • Date: 3/20/2011
      Reviewer: | LA, CA
    • 4 out of 5 Great, lightweight boot. Runs a tad large so order 1/2 size smaller than what you would normally wear.

    Bates M-8 Desert Tan

    Available Colors

    • Bates M-8 Desert Tan

    About Bates M-8

    • Bates created the M-8 for people who need a tough, versatile and comfortable boot. The Dri-Lex lining allows the M-8 to resist moisture so that feet stay dry and comfortable. Its Vibram Mutant outsole provides strong and reliable traction on any terrain. Because the construction of the boots has no metal, they adhere to security protocols of airports and other installations that use metal detectors. The tongue of the boots is padded and reinforced, providing ultimate comfort. Built with durable direct-attach construction, these boots can go the distance no matter where you take them.

    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.
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    Styles Availability Price/Each
    Bates M-8 Desert Tan Desert Tan, 7, Medium
    SKU: 1450-7M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 7, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-7XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 7.5, Medium
    SKU: 1450-75M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 7.5, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-75XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 8, Medium
    SKU: 1450-8M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 8, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-8XW
    In Stock $170.99
    Desert Tan, 8.5, Medium
    SKU: 1450-85M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 8.5, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-85XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 9, Medium
    SKU: 1450-9M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 9, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-9XW
    In Stock $170.99
    Desert Tan, 9.5, Medium
    SKU: 1450-95M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 9.5, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-95XW
    In Stock $170.99
    Desert Tan, 10, Medium
    SKU: 1450-10M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 10, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-10XW
    In Stock $170.99
    Desert Tan, 10.5, Medium
    SKU: 1450-105M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 10.5, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-105XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 11, Medium
    SKU: 1450-11M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 11, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-11XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 11.5, Medium
    SKU: 1450-115M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 11.5, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-115XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 12, Medium
    SKU: 1450-12M
    In Stock $170.99
    Desert Tan, 12, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-12XW
    In Stock $170.99
    Desert Tan, 13, Medium
    SKU: 1450-13M
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 13, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-13XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 14, Medium
    SKU: 1450-14M
    In Stock $170.99
    Desert Tan, 14, Extra Wide
    SKU: 1450-14XW
    Backorder $170.99
    Desert Tan, 15, Medium
    SKU: 1450-15M
    Backorder $170.99

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