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Iron Ranger

STYLE NO. 8111

LEATHER:
Amber Harness Leather
€ 319.00
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6" AMBER, 8111 Mens is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 146.
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SIZES: VIEW THE SIZE CHART
D WIDTH
  • 39
  • 40
  • 41
  • 41.5
  • 42
  • 42.5
  • 43
  • 43.5
  • 44
  • 45
  • 46
  • 47
  • 48
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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. 8111 : Iron Ranger

New Vibram Mini-Lug sole coming Fall 2018. The 8111 is a rugged 6-Inch boot, featuring premium Amber Harness leather, chrome hardware, 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 108+ year history.


Leather: Amber Harness Leather
Outsole: Vibram® 430 Mini-lug
Insole: Leather
Hardware: Nickel Eyelets and Hooks
Construction: Goodyear Welt
Shank: Steel
Last: 8
Laces: 48-inch Black/Brown Taslan Lace
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. 8111 : 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 8111 is built using the No. 8 Last:

  • Features a bump toe for more room up-front
  • Fits a variety of foot shapes
  • Should be sized up ½ if used with a footbed or orthotic
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 Shoes’ 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 handcraft 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. 8111

REPAIR SERVICE

Need repair for your boots? See our authorized repair partners for Red Wing Heritage footwear.

Care for your purchase CARE PRODUCTS FOR STYLE NO. 8111
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expected I've been thinking about getting these boots for a year or so. Visiting my local AD several times trying them out but over $300 was to step. One month ago I pulled the trigger anyway and I don't regret it. I thought they should be a really nice pair of boots but they are exellent. I've read that they are hard to break in but after three days they felt great.
Date published: 2018-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Boots look good and feel great! This are my 1st pair of red wing boots and I am blown away by the comfort I can't understand how because there is no inter sole but yet so comfortable, great looking just Awesome.
Date published: 2018-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great boot, worth every penny. Bought my Iron Ranger 8111s yesterday 11-10-18. I bought them in person from the Red Wing store. The digital foot measuring device told me I needed a 12 to 12.5 So I went with a size 11.5 in the boots. Absolute perfect fit. Every detail about these boots are high quality. You won't be disappointed.
Date published: 2018-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Boots! These are my first pair of Red Wings and my first pair of boots I have ever worn. I had rough time at the beginning because I found out my right foot is a hair wider than my left. I had terrible pain, but after Red Wing stretched my boot a little, these boots were amazing. Really comfortable and perfect for a daily boot that is stylish and functional!
Date published: 2018-11-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Hype & regret So they are made to wear like iron, but here I am, nearly two years out from purchasing these boots and they rub raw the heal and toe. I have put many, many miles into these shoes. I know boots. I have have dozens of pairs and these have incredible reviews- but mine arent performing. Did I get a bum pair? If I did- red wing let me know! Did I wear them in with thick wool socks. Yes. Did I size them correctly. Yes. Did I use official red wing leather treatments to soften them down. Yes. Are they the best boots I’ve ever owned- no. Not even close. Not only are the shoes uncomfortable- but they have started to make my knees hurt. So many fabulous reviews, - but it appears others are having these issues?
Date published: 2018-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best I’ve ever had These boots are the best boots I’ve ever worn. Period. They fit perfectly snug right from the start. They look amazing and perform amazingly well at my retail job. Now even though they fit perfectly and felt good after a few steps, a few more steps after that and the bottom part of my foot around the bunyun started to hurt on both feet. Even the back of my heel hurt as well. Maybe it’s normal foot fatigue from 4+ hours of work, but I’m not going to blame the boot. It’s still breaking in after all. These are what I wear to school, to church, to work, to pretty much anywhere! Thank you Red Wing for probably the only pair of footwear I will ever need!
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic quality I had been looking for a new pair of boots after my Lowa boots sole finally died and I wanted a pair that could be worn smart or for a day out. After a very short internet search: Redwing. These boots fit the bill. At about 3 months old of daily use they get better looking each time I wear them. They have developed a lovely broken in shape of my foot and a patina is coming along. When it’s time for a night out or a dinner with the wife: clean and polish. Look smart. When it’s time to walk the dog or head out for the day they do the job perfectly. Now just to be clear about sizing, I wear a uk 9.5 on most boots and shoes. I ordered these UK 8.5 and they fit like a 9.5. They are made very long (why not adjust sizing charts redwing?). Breaking in took about 2 weeks total, suck it up and once your done they are like old slippers when you put them on. Now that winter is on its way Iv been looking at getting an 8” high boot and Redwing Harvester boots look just the ticket! You get what you pay for. Buy cheap - Buy twice.
Date published: 2018-09-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Long lasting, but quality control is HORRIBLE I’ve had these boots for 2 years and they are holding up just fine. However, the quality control on these are terrible. The left and right boots are drastically different, the toe cap is shorter on one boot, the leather on each boot is a different thickness and color, and the sole and welt was attached crooked on one boot. I paid full price for boots that definitely should have been factory seconds. I wear them because they are comfortable, made in the US, and can be recrafted, but if I could go back, I probably would have purchased a different boot.
Date published: 2018-09-05
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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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