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CL trolling and found some tall gal Dehners.

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  • CL trolling and found some tall gal Dehners.

    If only I were three inches taller...


    They are my size and everything!
    2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

    A helmet saved my life.

  • #2
    If only I were closer, I think they'd fit perfectly if I took the calves in a bit


    • #3
      Must... resist... own a pair of Dehners already and a pair of Ariats.

      But those look nice, and they'd fit.

      But I don't need any more boots.

      But stillllllll....

      Darn you COTH


      • #4
        Heh...I'm 5'7" and my Dehner's are 21" tall. Do these really have a foot size of 11.5?

        If the foot size isn't quite as big as it seems, I would be tempted to get them and have them trimmed into a spanish top. The boots mentioned above are tall enough, but I really want a spanish top and the extra inch onthe craig's list boots might allow for that.
        Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
        Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"


        • #5
          FWIW - I am a 11 foot size, tall height, regular calf in Ariat. I measured my boots to see how they compared to the Dehners and the foot on mine measured 12" from front to back for a size 11. So most likely, the Dehners are more on the order of a size 10ish?


          • #6
            OK, I hate you OP!
            Thanks to you, I remembered to try scouring Craigslist again and found some delicious Dehner's in my weird size and sent a check yesterday!


            • Original Poster

              I corresponded with the seller quite a bit back when she first ran the ad, but gave up when I realized they could never be made to fit my calf. The foot size is ten.

              They really are barely broken in.

              So sorry, Paddys Mom!
              2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

              A helmet saved my life.


              • #8
                They could very well fit me, but I am wary of people on CL, mostly due to things like "heel" vs. "heal"...
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                • Original Poster

                  Originally posted by naters View Post
                  They could very well fit me, but I am wary of people on CL, mostly due to things like "heel" vs. "heal"...
                  Then what are you doing hanging around a suspect group like COTHers?
                  2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                  A helmet saved my life.


                  • #10
                    Sorry, what?

                    By the way, for anyone thinking the calf may be too big, the email I got from the owner said the measurement may be way off.
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                    • #11
                      Just FYI, on the measurements...my size 8 Effinghams (which have been in my closet for EVER), and are a standard/regular, not custom/tall/short or anything special Women's Size 8:
                      foot, 11 and 1/4" long
                      calf 15" circumference outside boot
                      17" from spur rest to top of boot
                      21" from bottom of heel to highest point of boot
                      3 3/4" at widest point of foot

                      So my guess is that these boots are a bit taller than average, a foot size 9 or so, slightly wider than average and the calf circumference, a bit wide, too.
                      The calf on the pictured Dehners, with their boot trees in, looks wider than the calf on my Effinghams (also with boot trees).

                      Nice boots! (but I don't think they're going to fit a women's 11 1/2!)


                      • Original Poster

                        Did any of you buy them? Because I just measured my dress boots and they are only an inch shorter.

                        Maybe I should take the plunge.
                        2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                        A helmet saved my life.


                        • #13
                          Wow. Those would probably fit me! Alas, I have my newish MH boots which will never wear out because I dislike them so.
                          A proud friend of bar.ka.


                          • Original Poster

                            Originally posted by Hunter Mom View Post
                            Wow. Those would probably fit me! Alas, I have my newish MH boots which will never wear out because I dislike them so.
                            Great line from the movie Gosford Park:

                            Constance, Countess of Trentham: He's still got that vile little dog, I see.

                            Lady Sylvia McCordle: Yes, the ones we hate last forever.
                            2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                            A helmet saved my life.


                            • Original Poster

                              Okay, who snagged them????
                              2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                              A helmet saved my life.


                              • #16
                                Not me, but I just got mine and they fit PERFECTLY!
                                I am soooooo excited!!