Red Wing Shoes
 
 

218 Men's 9-inch Logger Boot

Leather:
Black Mesa Leather More Information
Leather is the major component in boot durability, wear, and performance. RWSC tans its own leathers at our S.B. Foot Tannery in Red Wing, MN.
Construction:
Storm Welt More Information
Construction refers to the method used to attach the completed upper to the bottom. Our construction methods are determined by work use and work conditions. Learn more about construction methods.
Insole:
PORON® More Information
The insole is the supportive layer directly between the outsole and the footbed. Insoles vary in thickness to complement the features of the boot. Learn more about insoles.
Last:
50 More Information
The last is the solid form around which the shoe is built during the shoe-making process. The fit of a boot depends on the design, shape and volume of the last.
Outsole:
Vibram® Logger Fire and Ice More Information
The outsole is commonly referred to as the "sole" of the shoe. It is the most functional part of a work boot, where the shoe meets the ground.
Country Of Origin:
Made in USA More Information
Today, 98.8% of all footwear purchased in the United States is manufactured offshore. RWSC continues to manufacture over 60% of our Red Wing brand products in the U.S.
Care Products:
Boot Oil,Leather Protector,Shoe Cream 
Shank:
Lineman Steel 
Non-marking:
Yes 
Defined Heel:
Yes-90 Degrees 
MSRP:
304.99 More Information
Our suggested retail price for our footwear. This is a guide, and actual prices are determined by the retailer. Please use the links above to find your local retailer today.

Sizes: C 4.5-12.5,D 7-13,14,15,E 6-13,EEE8-11

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 7reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect pair of boots for a real man. I have owned the same pair nine inch logger boots for the past eight years, I have the leather reconditioned every year, I have worn out three pair of Georgia Boots during this same time frame. About to purchase another pair of logger boots and the heel of my logger boots are fine. November 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Worn boots replaced with new I wore the soles off of a pair. I couldn't find anyone in my area to resole them so I contacted Redwing and was told to send them in and they would do the job for $60.00. (This was a few years back.) The day I was going to send them back, one of the heels separated from the upper. I sent them back anyway. I received a new pair of loggers for the cost of the resole. After about three years of hard use, the heel separation was called a manufacturing defect! Redwing's quality and service are why my Dad wore Redwings, he started me with them as a kid and I still wear them. October 6, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Sole separates from the boot too soon I have been purchasing Red Wing Boots for forestry and wildfire fighting for the past 13-15 years. I started using the 699 style boot. Red Wing stopped making them about 3+ years ago, so I bought the 218 style boot, which is the updated replacement for the 699. The boot body is built well and they fit and wear comfortable once they are broke in. I have purchased approximately 6 pairs in the past 13-15 years. After 2-3 years, every single pair has started to separate from the sole. Once this happens the boots are rendered completely worthless. I have discussed this with Red Wing dealers, boot repairman and other vendors of Red Wing products. Every one of them state that this occurs all the time with the Red Wing boots. They state that it is the Red Wing poor stitching process and materials that are used to attach the sole to the boot body. The 699 style was less expensive than the new 218 style. At a $300 price tag for the 218 style, boot failure should not be occurring within 2-3 years. If Red Wing is going to be building boots for firefighters, loggers and foresters, they need to improve their sole attachment process and materials. Their process does not work for the long term with this type of use. There is nothing worse than being on a extended attack fire assignment and seeing the boots come apart from the sole. A fire is not the time to be buying and breaking in a new pair of boots. September 30, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Fully detatched heel on one of my boots!!!!! Bought the boots in 2009 used them for lineman college. Then they sat until June 2013. I've used them for actual work... No climbing just linework. As of now I sent them to red wing to see if they can repair or replace them. The heel on my right boot is halfway off. The sole detached from the boot, and nearly completely off! Hopefully I just got a defective pair. If red wing replaces my boots I will use them and 're review the product after a given time. If they don't replace them. I will NEVER buy another pair again!!! I mean for $300 the boots better last for more than a year of work come on. I have had boots from Wal-Mart that last a year for $50. Hopefully red wingwill take care of me!!!! June 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by My first pair of Redwing boots! I believe these boots are close to what I bought in 1978, I still have them and use them. I do believe that mine are taller than 9 inches though.... Have you shortened the boot since 1978? My Redwing story is I got very lucky and got myself hired as a Roustabout on an Offshore Oil Drilling Barge for Atwood Oceanics out of Houston. I was a prettybig kid just out of High School in the mountains of East Tennessee. My friend, there were NO jobs to be had anywhere in the country except in the oil fields in Texas and Louisiana and Alaska, so I worked a bad job for a year and saved my money and took off for Texas just like ole' Davy Crockett did. I got to know an old boy in Houston and he worked on the rig, I told him I sure would like to get on out there, and that I could take anything they threw at me. So, one day I got called into the main office for an interview, no resume or anything, just walked in, talked to the big guy, he hired me on the spot, sent me for a physical, and the next day I was on a Huey helicopter bound for the Rig Vicksburg 150 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico! Each of Atwood's rigs had a storeroom and they were each a Redwing store! Yep, you could buy them wholesale! First check I ordered two pair, a pair of steel toes and these great Linemans boots! Man, I was sittin' in high cotton when I put those beauties on! I used them for cutting pulpwood on my two weeks off each month,(the job was out on the rig for two straight weeks, 12 hours a day, then you got a separate check for travel pay to anywhere you lived in the continental US for your two weeks off) I also used them for riding my dirt bike, and as the years progressed, my atv's. I spent several years out there on that rig, moved up the ladder fast as all get out, turnover was real often with the personnel, even when jobs were scarce, most people can't handle the isolation or the hard work. I did good though, by age 19 I was making a lot more per year than my old man, and he was a electrical supervisor at the Oak Ridge Nuclear Facility! (That kinda got his goat, LOL) The only reason I left was they moved my rig out of the Gulf and sent it to the Far East, I could either go to the other side of the world and work a month on, month off, or go to Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, I chose Atlanta, Ga instead! These old linemans boots are scuffed up pretty bad, I've had a few soles put on them over the years, but they are still goin' strong! I guess I'll have them bury me in them. LOL May 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by loggers . Redwing loggers are the most durable, long lasting boots on the market. I've put them to the test for over 20 years kicking around steel and timber. I've purchased roughly five pairs in that time. The first pair I learned to not wade in water while fishing, the stitching eventually deteriorated. After that I averaged roughly 5 years a pair while I watched coworkers blow their fleet farm boots out in 2 years top. You do get what u pay for, but $300!!, ! I paid $160 for these for many years then all of a sudden $300? I hope my next pair of loggers compare because I can't continue to pay that. I've been a hard core Redwing fan for over twenty years having purchased roughly 10 pairs of boots. For that i deserve a free pair! Size 11 regulars . Awsome boot, thanks! March 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by toughest boots made Wore a pair of these for 15 yrs, toughest boot made, getting ready to purchase a new pair. March 21, 2014
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