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Old 05-28-2020, 02:33 PM   #1
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Sperry Topsiders

Our local Costco has them in for $34.99. bought myself two pairs. Might be worth calling over if you are in the market.
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Full sizes only....
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Old 05-28-2020, 09:48 PM   #3
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Didn't notice since I'm a ten.

Aren't boat shoes more comfy going up a half size anyway!
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I've notice a recent trend in boating shoes. There are more companies making them and the price has been coming down. Check out Skechers.
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I've notice a recent trend in boating shoes. There are more companies making them and the price has been coming down. Check out Skechers.
Yes, bought my last pair at Bass Pro.

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My boat shoes are Extra Tuffs and Darn Toughs! Size 13 please.

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Not sure that it will matter to most of you, and perhaps it shouldn't, but costco got those shoes on the black market. Very good chance that they are counterfeit.



I have worked in the outdoor/comfort footwear industry for 30 years, Sperry is one of our competitors. I can guarantee you that Sperry did not set Costco up as dealer, they either got the shoes through some back door dealings with an unscrupulous reseller or they are counterfeits. At that price, the counterfeit option is much, much more likely. My brands have to be constantly vigilant to keep our product out of Costco and Sam's, they try every trick possible to get any of our shoes that they can.


Just be careful. You're likely not getting what you think you are. It's your feet and your integrity. My advice is to spend the extra $50 and get them from a reputable footwear store or outfitter.
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I’ve been wearing Skechers. Maybe the most comfortable pair of shoes that I have ever owned. I’ve had my share of “comfortable” shoes. Light and quick drying canvas with a nice comfortable sole.
https://www.skechers.com/en-us/style...-2-0-weslo/tpe

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Sorry Doug, but I bought a pair of waxed leather, ankle high boots from Costco a few months ago. Very comfy and at $9.95 I didn't give a hoot who made them or where they might have been made. You just don't find a comfy pair of anything for that price, and these seem to be nicely made.
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Sorry Doug, but I bought a pair of waxed leather, ankle high boots from Costco a few months ago. Very comfy and at $9.95 I didn't give a hoot who made them or where they might have been made. You just don't find a comfy pair of anything for that price, and these seem to be nicely made.
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Sperrys are the slipperiest boat shoe i’ve even put on my feet.
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Bought my last pair of Sherry topsides from West Marine a few years ago. Not what the used to be....terrible in fact. Tossed them because they were simply unwearable.
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I never cared for Topsiders. I always thought that they don’t grip that well. I have several pairs of “good” deck shoes but I think that my Sketchers work better than all of them. Cheap too.
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Is it just my feet? They are very flat and have little support. In addition, the shoe is very low and barely stays on my foot and puts wear on my heel. Soles are good for a year then they are ice skates
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I never cared for Topsiders.
I prefer Topsiders because I can slip in & out of them easily & at my age that's a very big deal!
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I prefer Topsiders because I can slip in & out of them easily & at my age that's a very big deal!
I love Sperry "Stop Sliders". LOL

Great on wet decks! 13 EEE foot size makes it difficult to locate comfortable shoes of any brand/type.
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Not cheap, but comes in half sizes and wide width, try Dunham, now a New Balance brand.
Check their detailed listing, as several of their lines are still US made.
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Sperrys are the slipperiest boat shoe i’ve even put on my feet.
I was patiently waiting for someone to say that. Not sure where that sole was originally tested, and maybe water has changed since then, but I find them very slippery when wet. And not in a fun way!

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Don't care for them for the reasons noted above plus on the ones I had all the detail bits (e.g. grommets) kept coming off.
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I was patiently waiting for someone to say that. Not sure where that sole was originally tested, and maybe water has changed since then, but I find them very slippery when wet. And not in a fun way!

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