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  • #46
    Good work boots for plumbing?

    I am not a Plumber but a Steamfitter I like redwings I have to pairs one was like $120.00 they feel like slippers. I also have a pair of steel toe that where liek $220.00 I got to break them in.

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    • #47
      Re: Good work boots for plumbing?

      I think China is trying to takes us out. First dog food, then children toy paint, now this.
      RECALL: Wolverine Boots
      http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07291.html

      Wolverine Recalls Caterpillar Logger Boots; Can Pose Shock Hazard To User Due to Mislabeling

      WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

      Name of Product: Logger Boots

      Units: About 9,500

      Manufacturer: Wolverine World Wide Inc., of Rockford, Mich.

      Hazard: The recalled logger boots could be incorrectly labeled as resistant to electrical current. This poses a shock hazard to consumers who come in contact with an electrical current.

      Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

      Description: This recall involves Caterpillar brand steel toe logger boots. The boots were sold in women’s and men’s sizes. Women’s boots were sold in black and have stock number P88030. Men’s boots were sold in brown and black and have stock numbers P88033 or P88034. Stock numbers are printed on a label on the tongue of the shoe. The Caterpillar logo and “EH” are also printed on the label. The word “Caterpillar” is printed on the outside of the boots.

      Sold at: Shoe stores and other independent retailers nationwide from September 2006 through July 2007 for between $90 and $130.

      Manufactured in: China

      Remedy: Consumers should stop wearing the recalled boots immediately and contact Wolverine World Wide to receive a free replacement pair of boots.

      Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Wolverine World Wide at (800) 789-8586 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site www.wolverineworldwide.com. Consumers can also send an email to the company at productnotice@wwwinc.com, or write to Attn: Melissa Newman at Wolverine World Wide at 9341 Courtland Drive NE, Rockford, Mich.49351.
      Great Link for a Construction Owner/Tradesmen, and just say Garager sent you....

      http://www.contractorspub.com

      A good climbing rope will last you 3 to 5 years, a bad climbing rope will last you a life time !!!

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      • #48
        Re: Good work boots for plumbing?

        The best line I have heard about the China porduct recalls is from Laura Ingram. Some of you may already know it, but it was new to me:

        China's latest toy shipped for Christmas:

        "Poison Me Elmo".

        I love it.
        Last edited by thepapabear; 09-10-2007, 11:55 PM. Reason: spelling mistake
        thepapabear<BR>When a bureaucrat has a hammer, everything begins to look like a nail.

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        • #49
          Re: Good work boots for plumbing?

          Be careful of "One Use Only" Toothpaste from China. One use and you'll be at the emergency room getting pumped and flushed out.

          As for workboots, please try hard to buy USA made products. As to just which boot is best, that depends on your feet and needs. What works for one person may not for another.

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