/ Rock shoe re-sole (South west)
I've heard good things about Cheshire and another in Llanberis but would be happy to try another.
obviously i'm going to be a bit biased but I do know that word of mouth advertising is working a bit too well at the moment and I just got incredibly busy this last two weeks (i blame the recent good weather) hence turnaround times are up to about 2 weeks.
If you not in too much of a rush I'm happy to help.
Quick question while you're here, my toe is poking out a little and the toe box rubber is flapping a little. (5.10 VCR's)
A few of my friends said they can't be resoled if gone down to fabric like this. Is this true?
> Quick question while you're here, my toe is poking out a little and the toe box rubber is flapping a little. (5.10 VCR's)
> A few of my friends said they can't be resoled if gone down to fabric like this. Is this true?
Going from description only (send me a photo is the best thing) i'd say they be do-able but not really worth it, Anasazis get so soft and mishappen that they are hard to do at the best of times and if they are really worn through its likely the shape/fit is going to change more than you'd like.
Other shoes (most decent scarpas for example) are a different story and they can be done well with considerable wear as the shoe tend to hold their shape well. Just wearing down to the fabric doesn't mean a shoe can't be done,
I wouldn't be able to put the toe piece/rand back like the original as that takes a big bespoke machine but I could do something with them. It depends a bit on how they are worn. I do the Boreal Spider with IRS Integrated rand but just put the sole back like on a regular shoe. - I imagine with the Apache 5 it would be similar but I've not seen a pair close up yet.
FWIW I just did a pair of Apache Lights and thought they looked like a really well made shoe.
Last year I sent one pair of Sportiva V.S to Cheshire Shoe and a pair Catanas Laces of to Feet First. Both down toe shoes came back like bent up wellies, hardly good enough to trash st the wall.For the £45 or so I'd rather put the money towards new shoes.They never come back the same.
I recent'y sent a rather worn pair of anasazi greens to Llanberis roesoles and they've come back almost like new, despite what Torquil has just said a few posts above, they've kept their shape superbly! fully recommended!
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