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Iron Ranger

STYLE NO. 8086

LEATHER:
Charcoal Rough & Tough Leather
$319.99 USD
IRON RANGER, CHARCOAL R&T Mens is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 286.
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  • AboutThe story behind the style.
  • MaterialsHow it's made.
  • Sizing & Break InWhat to expect.
  • CareProtect your investment.
Mining boomed in the 19th century, but the job was dangerous and miners needed boots that could stand up to the harsh conditions.  Photo courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society. Mining boomed in the 19th century, but the job was dangerous and miners needed boots that could stand up to the harsh conditions. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society.

STYLE NO. 8086 : Iron Ranger

The rugged 6-inch 8086 Iron Ranger features premium Charcoal Rough & Tough leather, dark gun metal eyelets and speed hooks, Goodyear welt construction, triple stitched quality, plus a durable Vibram® 430 Mini-lug sole for grip while maintaining the classic Iron Ranger construction and silhouette

THE HISTORY BEHIND THE STYLE

The early history of iron mining on Minnesota’s Mesabi Range is intertwined with that of Red Wing Shoe Company. The miners needed tough but comfortable boots that could stand up to the long days and tough conditions a northern Minnesota mine pit presented. Red Wing responded with a boot made of thick leather with an oil resisting outer sole, speed lacing hooks, and a comfortable cork midsole. The defining characteristic of these boots though, was their double layered toe, capped to protect the miner’s feet from injury as they labored with hand tools and heavy machinery. That boot is still made today, the fittingly named Iron Ranger, and it represents not only Red Wing’s commitment to making boots for working men and women but also its Minnesota origins.

Oil-Tanned leather is a very durable and vivid leather. Oil-Tanned leather is a very durable and vivid leather.

Oil-Tanned Leather

S.B. Foot Tanning Co. is best known for Oil-Tanned leather which is used to build a variety of timeless Red Wing styles. This leather is water, stain and perspiration resistant, and has a more natural look and feel because less finishing materials have been applied, allowing its natural beauty to shine through. Oil-Tanned leather is exceptionally durable and has been used to build countless work boots throughout Red Wing’s 110+ year history.


Leather: Charcoal Rough & Tough Leather
Outsole: Vibram® 430 Mini-lug
Insole: Leather
Hardware: Dark Gun Metal Eyelets & Hooks
Construction: Goodyear Welt
Last: 8
Shank: Steel
In order to build a Red Wing boot to an exact size and width, the boot is constructed around a shoe last. In order to build a Red Wing boot to an exact size and width, the boot is constructed around a shoe last.

STYLE NO. 8086 : Iron Ranger

A new pair of Red Wing Heritage boots should fit comfortably tight on your foot, with enough room to freely wiggle your toes. Over time the full grain leather upper, leather footboard and cork midsole mold to your feet, creating an enduring and customized fit over time with each wear.


The 8086 is built using the No. 8 Last:

  • Many customers buy Red Wing Heritage footwear 1/2 size smaller than their normal size
  • Trying on Red Wing Heritage footwear in a store is recommended to get the perfect fit
  • Features a bump toe for more room up-front
  • Fits a variety of foot shapes
Protect and lengthen the life of your boots with our Made in USA, specialty care products; specifically designed to help maintain the unique qualities of Red Wing leather. Protect and lengthen the life of your boots with our Made in USA, specialty care products; specifically designed to help maintain the unique qualities of Red Wing leather.

PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT

Red Wing's sturdy soles, premium leathers, triple stitching and Goodyear welt construction all work together to make quality boots that will last a lifetime. It takes more than 230 steps to hand craft each pair of Red Wing Shoes but it only takes three steps to keep them clean, conditioned and protected.

LEARN HOW TO CARE FOR STYLE NO. 8086

REPAIR SERVICE

Red Wing Shoe Company operates our very own repair shop at our Red Wing, Minnesota, manufacturing facility. Find out how to have your shoes repaired.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from 8085 redwings These boots r amazing. Size 12 ee fit like a glove. They look great and feel great on my feet. No regrets spending the cash on redwings.
Date published: 2018-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A real life saver I purchased the iron ranger a little over a year ago but didn't get many opportunities to wear them. Just enough to get them broken in really. Until now that is I recently went on a trip to Morocco and had been my own tour guide. When I got there my feet were killing me because I had been wearing sneakers for a day and a half. But once I got settled in Marrakech they were all I wore. I'm really glad I decided to pack them because without them the trip would have been unbearable with all the walking I did . Thanks Redwing for making such a great boot
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Runs HUGE, but great fit Just purchased these boots about a week ago from a local red wings store. I definitely recommend trying them on in store because these run really large. I wear a 12 in Nike, 11.5 in Thursday boots, and I bought the 10.5 in these and they fit great. I was ready for some sore feet during the break in period, but for me, they were comfortable right away. I wore then about 6 hours the day after I bought them and they felt like they were a year old already with the supple leather. My only complaint is the canvas in the interior toe box....why add canvas? Full leather lining would be less prone to getting smelly, and a nice feature for such a high quality boot. The guy at redwing said they are putting the vibram mini-lug on all the new ones, so this cork sole is going away. It seems to have relatively good traction for being smooth, but the vibram will certainly be better.
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Iron ranger 8111 I’ve been looking at these boots for a year wearing other brands and them tearing up or stretching too far or not having replaceable insoles and finally I gave in. Best boot decision I’ve ever made. I’m on my feet for 14 hrs a day on concrete working my tail off. These boots with the custom fit insole has been much or comfortable than any other boot or tennis shoe I’ve owned. They literally just get better. Because of my care for leather once a week I clean, polish and get ready for another week. These guys Camembert through big time. I’ve got back problems, knee problems, foot problems, the works. A week after owning these the pain left. So yeh.....go buy the boot anabolic enjoy.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them! This was my first pair of Red Wings. Always wanted a pair but the price tag would scare me off. Finally decided to take the plunge and am very happy! They're breaking in fast without any comfort issues and look great. I had to go a full size smaller than my typical tennis shoe size so for your first pair it's a good idea to go into a RW store and try on a few sizes and styles.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 8 Years and still going! I bought my first pair of these in 2010. After spending half the price for other brands to crap out after a year or two, I decided to get a pair of Red Wings to hopefully last at least 3 years. Here I am 8 years later and they are going GREAT. I wear them 4-5 days out of the week, are are easily the most comfortable shoe/boot I’ve ever worn. They’ve stood the test of time, the elements (mud, oil, glue, wet concrete, and even once a brief interaction with a fire pit), I’ve only replaced the laces TWICE, and generally these are just the best. I’m only planning to replace this pair with another pair of Iron Rangers, and only because cosmetically they are getting tired. But that aside, still as comfortable as ever...even after 8-13 hours on my feet.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They get better and better with every wear! I picked the 8111's up from my Local Red Wing shoe store. Had my feet measured for size and width. I tried on two different sizes and decided to go with a 10 D (half size down from my sneaker size). They have broken in nicely over the past month. Didnt have a problem with blisters or spots that pinch. A little discomfort in the foot bed, until it molded to my feet. It pays off to go to a Red Wing store and get fitted. I also have a pair of 1907's which is also a great comfortable boot, I just wanted something I can polish and dress up in if I needed too.
Date published: 2018-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Amazing boot! I have had my pair of iron rangers for about 4 maybe even 5 years now. Bottom line is, I've had them so long I don't even remember when I exactly got them. All I know is I have worn these things through absolutely anything and everything! I've worn them when I do landscaping in the summer when I'm out of school. I clean them up and wear them on the weekends. I wear them when I go shooting in the field. I wear these bad boys everywhere! I've had them resoled a couple of times and plan on wearing them until I can no longer! I recommend redwing boots to everyone I know. I just read the one review where the guy gave them one star and said most of the other reviews on here are from when people first get them. Well buddy here's a review from somebody that's had them for five years and they're still going strong as ever. They're definitely showing their age though but come on. They're five years old
Date published: 2018-04-09
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FOOTWEAR SIZE COMPARISON CHART FOR MOST COMMON INTERNATIONAL SYSTEMS

USA MEN'S USA WOMEN'S EUROPEAN BRITISH MEN'S cm WOMEN'S cm
4 33.5 1.5 21
4.5 34 2 21.5
3.5 5 34.5 2.5 21.5 22
4 5.5 35 3 22 22.5
4.5 6 36 3.5 22.5 23
5 6.5 37 4 23 23.5
5.5 7 37.5 4.5 23.5 24
6 7.5 38 5 24 24.5
6.5 8 38.5 5.5 24.5 25
7 8.5 39 6 25 25.5
7.5 9 40 6.5 25.5 26
8 9.5 41 7 26 26.5
8.5 10 41.5 7.5 26.5 27
9 10.5 42 8 27 27.5
9.5 11 42.5 8.5 27.5 28
10 12 43 9 28 28.5
10.5 43.5 9.5 28.5
11 44 10 29
11.5 45 10.5 29.5
12 46 11 30
13 47 12 31
14 48 13 32
15 49 14 33
16 50 15 34
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