Rated 5 out of 5 by rhodester boot order
as someone who needed a good pair of boots i had heard and seen that a lot of quality went into the making of their boots. so i had no reservations about ordering them from ll bean. they not only arrived earlier than the listed delivery date, but they fit to perfection. they have kept my feet both warm and dry and have been good with all the snow we've had here especially up to my ankles.
March 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 Duck Boots are Great
These boots are great. They aren't the big heavy boots that most are, but they do everything that you need. They are comfortable, light weight, and keep your feet dry and warm. I'll get another pair as soon as these wear out, but that will be awhile because they last.
March 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by HuyC Lives up to the legend.
I needed a good pair of boots that were warm enough for snowy days in the northeast. After all the times I heard about the legendary Bean boots, I finally dove in to get a pair.
My first pair was the regular boots, with no insulation. They were very comfortably, and looked great, but if I stood outside for a bit, my feet definitely got cold.
I then stepped up to these boots with the thinsulate, because in my opinion, goretex and leather is just an unneeded option. (Beeswax is perfect!) Since then, I wear these boots EVERYDAY. I've stepped in deep puddles, to huge snowbanks, and I have not had my feet wet yet! They have stayed dry and warm!
March 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by No1snowshovelman comfortable warm perfict fit
My boots are everything I hoped they would be.I was out blowing and shoveling snow for about 3hrs.and my feet never got cold.They are very comfortable and light weight.I highly recommend them.
February 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 Completely worth the wait!
I started shopping for Bean Boots back in November 2013, and it definitely took awhile to sort out what size I would need - combined w/ the holiday rush, I was definitely in for a wait to get my hands on a pair. After deciding to wait until after the holidays, I ordered them in early/ mid January w/ the knowledge that they would become available in early March of 2014. As luck would have it, they arrived in mid-February just before my birthday! :)
Bean Boots definitely run big - I wear a size 9.5/ 10 shoe, but a size 8, medium-width Bean Boot w/ Thinsulate fits like a dream w/ hike OR thinner socks. The waterproofing is legendary, and with the persistent wet weather here in Boston my Bean Boots have kept my feet warm, dry, and happy while commuting on the T (including about 2.5mi walking round trip on Boston's poorly-shoveled and incredibly puddled streets). The only possible reason I could find to dock this product a star is the time that it took me to secure a pair; otherwise, they have been an exemplary pair of boots on the street and in the base lodge. Cheers to L.L. Bean for their fine craftsmanship!
February 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TriAtlanticFan LLBean 8" Thinsulate Boot
This style was so popular at Christmas, so when I had to do an exchange of the first pair received (order one size down from what your norm would be) it was on backorder.
I purchased these for my son to keep his feet dry and warm during this rather unexpected snow season. When he found out he'd have to wait till February, he wanted to find a different brand. I insisted that these are the "best" made brand available and will last him for years. As, I wore the same boot 24 years ago in college.
The order was filled earlier than expected. When I dropped them off to him at school, he was so surprised at how nicely they fit and the quality bar none. He called his father twice to thank us and express his appreciation of having made him wait.
Excellent shoe purchase for any age and worth any extra wait time required.
February 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by G9030 I finally have the best boots for winter.
I have wanted to purchase these boots for years, and was finally able to gather the money. WORTH EVERY PENNY. The boots have been great through all 13 Connecticut storms this year. Warm, waterproof and just flat out comfortable. Highly recommended.
February 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by CZinCT Great fit, comfortable and dry!
I wear a size 10.5 and the Bean Boot size 10 fits perfectly with a regular sock. I've worn these in 2" of slush and 6" of snow for hours and my feet were bone dry. Even with the Thinsulate, though, my feet were never warm and toasty. I would caution you that if you really want a warm boot to maybe invest in the shearing-lined.
One great feature that I never thought much about is the sole. The treads are not deep, meaning it does not keep mud and dirt and also dries really fast. The rubber is on the softer side and is very comfortable to walk around; it's also quiet on floors so you don't have to wake up everyone when you walk in.
I love the fact that it is made about 4 hours from my house. I had to wait for about 6 weeks due to back orders and it was worth the wait.
February 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by AS6130 Best boots ever
I was a bit skeptical about buying boots on line due to proper fit, but with L.L. Bean's Customer Service track record I knew I could return them no questions .
I received my boots in time for the nastiest winter in Pa.in many years and they are warm, extremely comfortable and very well made.
The recommendation to order a size smaller than you would normally take is spot on .
February 19, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by KyleHROC Good Classic Boots
I like the boots.
I wish the thinsulate came up higher into the boot. I was surprised how narrow the boots were, and they weren't as long as I'd expect. I'm a size 8.5. Using their calculator they said to round down to the nearest size. I feel that is incorrect and I should have been told to round up.
I've only worn them a dozen times so maybe they'll stretch out, but I hope once I start wearing my big wool socks, my feet don't feel restricted and get cold.
February 19, 2014