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Iron Ranger

STYLE NO. 8119

LEATHER:
Oxblood Mesa Leather
$319.99 USD
IRON RANGER, OXBLOOD MESA Mens is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 308.
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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. 8119 : Iron Ranger

The rugged 6-inch 8119 Iron Ranger features premium Oxblood Mesa leather, bronze 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 110+ year history.


Leather: Oxblood Mesa 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. 8119 : 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 8119 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. 8119

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 4 out of 5 by from Overall good, but there are several questions to the welt. leather of good quality, but badly sewed welt, as seen in the photo. I did not like the fabric lining inside the boot. Correctly choose the size of the boot indicated on the style number. Do not take a flat sole, living in cold countries кожа хорошего качества, но плохо пришит рант, как видно на фото. Не понравилась тканевая подкладка внутри ботинка. Правильно выбирайте размер ботинка, указанный на стиле номер. Не берите плоскую подошву, проживая в холодных странах
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best boot ever Buying my second pair of irons. After 6 years is tome to up get my 8083s. My 8011 did their job. They look and feel great all this time. This boots are so comfortable is unvalieble after all this years. I recommend them strongly. You will never be sorry you paid so much for a set of boots.
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One Year On and Looking Strong! I live in Sydney Australia but bought my first pair of 8111s a year ago whilst in Brooklyn. I broke them in after only a couple of days walking around NYC without any issues and have worn them almost every day since (and in all weather extremes). I would definitely recommend buying first pair in store to get a perfect fit. I oil my boots every couple of months using RW Mink Oil and they have now matured into a great dark colour. I am hoping to pick up a pair of 875 Moc Toes from the same Brooklyn store when I return later in the year!
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 2 months in... First off I recommend going to a Red Wings store and getting sized. I'm a 10 in shoes but a 9 1/2 in these boots. Most people say get a half size down or a whole and I completely agree with that. As for the break in it took about 2 weeks and that's wearing them on weekdays for 8-10 hours a day. I'd wear 2 pairs of socks so that the break in process was a bit more comfortable. I clean them with the Red Wings Foam leather cleaner and mink oil which makes them look brand new. Mink Oil will slightly darken your boots just a heads up. Final verdict you definitely get what you pay for. These are incredible looking boots built to last for many years.
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well built boot Hands down best boots. I’ve beat them up pretty well and they still looks amazing. I’ve backpacked with them and walked miles through NYC and no pain nor aches. Wish I had more pairs but one pair fits all my needs. I sized down 1/2. Perfect fit.
Date published: 2018-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made Great every day boot after breaking in.Good for all seasons
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Traditional Quality Craftsmanship This may turn out to be the best non-steel toe work boot I have ever owned! I did locate a Red Wing Shoe Store before purchasing something. I tend to wear a size 10 in other Red Wing boots. These fit more like a dress shoe. Size 9 is what I needed. It was good having help. With some heritage varieties, I was unable to even put my foot in the boot due to my high arches. For the agony of my previous worn-out boots, these feel like slippers after only a day and a half. For the break-in period, it may be best to lace them low. I wear through heals quickly. These nailed heals can be replaced for a nominal cost, along with the sole. I do prefer a traditional, unlined, and repairable boot. Not everyone does. For proper fit, there boots should fit like a glove.
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Boots! This is my second pair of the Heritage line of boots and like the pair before, these are awesome! Excellent quality and craftsmanship, all creating a very nice looking boot. They are a bit stiff and require some break-in but that is normal for a full leather boots. This Copper and Tough leather is so nice, just like my 1907's and almost takes on a new look day to day. Red Wing never fails to disappoint.
Date published: 2018-07-05
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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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