Built with Bates' signature Endurance Performance system for long-lasting comfort, the 8" Shock SZ WP is an all-day tactical workhorse. Incorporating a dual-density EVA midsole and a memory foam footbed to promote a comfortable stride and reduce overall foot fatigue, this boot is made to stand up to constant abuse and protect the wearer in any condition. The leather and nylon upper is waterproof and features resilient thermoplastic polyurethane panels for superior forefoot protection and breathability. The athletic cement construction allows for a flexible, athletic fit that provides optimal maneuverability without sacrificing the protection essential to a good tactical boot. A nylon shank and dual-density footbed cushion the midfoot add critical arch support. The slip-resistant rubber outsole is designed for maximum grip on any terrain. It also features a YKK nylon side zipper for convenience.
|Bates Width||Our Width|
|EEE (3E)||Extra Wide|
Awesome boots. Worth the price.
Reviewer: Ethan E.
Reviewer: Andrew Story
Response from TacticalGear.com
Hi Dan, I'm really sorry to hear your soles are wearing out. Please feel free to reach out to your Customer Relations team to see if we can help resolve this problem and find a pair of shoes that are right for you.
Reviewer: Andrew Williamson
Bates The guy concerned about a weak zipper
Tough Boot! (and that's a good thing)
Reviewer: Kevin Hume
These boots are dope
Reviewer: Adrian McCoy