Monthly Archives: October 2010

Pull On Boots

A purchase of pull-on boots is one that you will not regret. I’m not talking about roper/cowboy boots – I’m talking about traditional work boots/wellingtons, with a non-leather sole. These Red Wings and these Gokeys are in my rotation – especially this time of year. There are quite a few good options out there – […]

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Main Line Sportsman - October 26, 2010 - 3:02 PM

All 5 are excellent choices! They are great for upland game to repel snake bites and other dangers.

James Pressley - October 26, 2010 - 3:28 PM

Not one of those is going to stop a snake. Maybe the Russell.

Brooks Brothers???

I wear a pair of Ariat Wellingtons. I have worn them for 8 years now. Yet to wear them out. I wear them hunting, work, around town… I've put a ton of miles on them and they are comfortable and very good shoes. Highly recommend. Especially over any boot made by BB…

East of Oxford - October 26, 2010 - 5:58 PM

Nice collection, I still have my eye on the LL.Bean Signature Red Wings.
While we are on the subject, what is the fit like on Justin ropers? Do you have to size down like most boots?

Theodore - October 26, 2010 - 6:23 PM

what pants do you wear with these kinds of boots? denim? khaki? both?

JRS - October 26, 2010 - 11:42 PM

James – The Montana boots are actually made by a company called Tecnica. Orvis sells them as well: http://www.orvis.com/store/product.aspx?pf_id=3G04

EOO – Those LL Bean Signature Red Wings are sharp. As for Justin Ropers – my experience is that they are pretty spot on. If I sized down, mine wouldn't fit.

Theodore – IMHO, these are the type of boots that aren't worn to church, but look good with jeans and khakis. Don't forget the OTC socks.

Main Line Sportsman - October 27, 2010 - 4:58 AM

JP…I disagree…all 5 would stop a ankle attack from a pissed off fang…

Thomas - October 28, 2010 - 2:32 PM

That Red Wing Heritage boot looks really cool. I'm going to start looking around SC for it!

Anonymous - October 28, 2010 - 4:02 PM

The Danner Sharptail, in its original model, was an outstanding pull on. The zippered back and soft leather made for a comfortable boot. I've bought newer models that had stiffer leather and now the original Vibram sole has been replaced with an athletic-shoe looking sole. Danner really screwed up a fine boot. -gpw

Theodore - October 28, 2010 - 8:19 PM

does anyone have any links or pics you could share of how to wear khakis with wellingtons/ropers? im trying this look but unaware of how its supposed to look together..

RCS Likes: Pennington & Bailes

Pennington & Bailes have been known for their embroidered ‘Stadium Pants‘ since 2006. They are excellent. They have various colors for just over forty Colleges and Universities. Some examples: Washington & Lee University of Georgia – These will provide an excellent contrast against the jean shorts in Jacksonville. Pennington & Bailes recently released their Coach’s […]

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Bill - March 22, 2012 - 12:54 PM

Looking forward to seeing a maroon and white version in fall 2012!

WWII Naval Officers Bag

The Original (Image: Mostexerent) Billykirk x ACL & Co. Reproduction. Very well done.

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Main Line Sportsman - October 18, 2010 - 8:54 PM

Awesome..I love these kind of items…I have a Viet Nam era pilots helmet bag that I use all the time to tote hunting gear.

New Rig – DSLR Time

Happy to report an inheritance of a very nice DSLR. My wife upgraded, so now this is mine: Canon EOS Rebel XSi Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 Aspherical Lens This ought to be fun…

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Skip - October 17, 2010 - 8:09 PM

Nice. I'm in the market so let me know how it handles.

Corve DaCosta - October 17, 2010 - 9:42 PM

Cant wait to get one…..thanks for sharing

Silk Regimental - October 17, 2010 - 11:40 PM

Have fun with that camera. I've had a Nikon since 2007 and it's been lots of fun. Get creative!

NCJack - October 18, 2010 - 12:30 AM

Within the width/distance limits of your lens, that setup is all you need for pro level photography. Just don't shoot at the highest ISOs where possible, and get a good tripod (hint: go ahead and spend the $$$ on the "good stuff needs no upgrade" principal)

aheadlongdive.com - October 18, 2010 - 1:04 AM

Nice my man!

I use the Canon T2i and have really been impressed with its capabilities.

Look forward to seeing your work with it!

- Jeremiah

Whitney and the Preppy Puppy - April 17, 2011 - 12:36 AM

How do you like the Tamron lens? Do you have the VC version or the older one? If you don't mind me asking, what model did your wife get? I'm upgrading an old XTi and having a hard time choosing between the 60D and 7D.

JRS - April 17, 2011 - 2:11 PM

@Whitney – I'll send you an email.

Alden Suede Chukka Boots – It’s Snuff

I’ve talked about the Alden Suede Chukka Boots before; they have been on my wish list for a long time. RCS friends at H.Stockton have the Snuff version in stock. I stopped by on Friday and saw them in person. These are officially #1 on the wish list. Images: Shoe Mart

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Matthew Brunson - October 16, 2010 - 11:14 PM

As they should be! Those are some great shoes. I want to go to there.

swirvin - October 17, 2010 - 6:26 PM

i have a pair of these and love them. However, after 5 months they were worn out. Granted, I wore them a lot. But, they aren't cheap and I can not stomach spending that much on another pair.

DAM - October 21, 2010 - 7:32 PM

Huge fan. I have them in a slightly darker color and they are a great fall/winter staple.

iPad Case Ideas

Our household is slowing migrating to Apple products. It’s a matter of time. I am a fan of the iPad – while I haven’t pulled the trigger yet, here are some good ideas for carrying it around: Lotuff & Clegg iPad Sleeve MS & Co Selvedge Denim iPad Sleeve MAKR Carry Goods iPad Case in […]

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sweethomeamy - October 15, 2010 - 12:09 AM

I love that Pack&Smooch one in wool, very classy!

Skip - October 15, 2010 - 1:03 AM

Very nice!

East of Oxford - October 15, 2010 - 11:49 AM

I like the Col. Littleton bag, actually I like everything they sell.

Annie Robertson - October 19, 2010 - 11:19 AM

Thank you for posting this nice blog
By cases for iPad one can buy anything that helps in covering the screen of the gadget. The screen of iPad plays a significant role and one has to make sure that no damage is caused to it
Cases for iPad

Pat - January 18, 2011 - 7:00 AM

I like those ipad case made in denim and in wool style.. This is really beautiful and look enduring and i guess very comfortable to handle for my ipad.. This is really cool and has a beautiful designs.. I hope you also liked it.. it looks formal too.. Amazing!.. And if I had a chance I would purchase this one..

Pat
elegant ipad cases

Stylus iPad Case - May 7, 2011 - 4:08 AM

Ipad cases should be made of such material that will not rub off and it will not tear despite being used every day to provide protection for their iPad. Cases that enfold the iPad look great and they will give the consumers with a decent quantity of protection against scratching. Thanks a lot.

RCS Likes: Lotuff & Clegg

I first became aware of Lotuff & Clegg when Things Is Cool profiled their HoldAll CarryAll. Big fan. Their Leather Duffle Travel Bag was included in the RCS Fall Wish List. When I was asked to review their English Leather Briefcase, I jumped at the chance. A little history – Lotuff & Clegg is a […]

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aheadlongdive.com - October 12, 2010 - 1:56 AM

Great color and size. Look forward to seeing it age.

- Jeremiah