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Old 02-14-23, 09:09 AM
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extra thick work socks

was picking up some essentials at Walmart this morning & wandered into the sock dept. they had a sock that would be great for my 2nd job, where I spend a lot of time on my feet. I used to get similar socks at Sears but not anymore. the units I still have, are getting worn out & I want to replace them

this is what they had
Dickies Steel Toe Crew Nano Glide Max Cushion Work Sock size 6-12
which isn't going to work on my feet because I need size 13-15

been looking at a few places online like ebay & amazon but I was hoping someone might have another source to check

the package looked something like this
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No help on those. I have several pairs of thick socks from Cabelas. Several years old so I don't have specofics. Though they do make a thinner sock also which is nice for Summer boot wear.
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Iíll admit Iím confused at the nature of this thread. are these socks for Clydesdales cycling?

all that said, I recommend Darn Tough merino socks. Buy once, cry once. I donít wear cotton socks anymore.
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Originally Posted by Toadmeister
I’ll admit I’m confused at the nature of this thread. are these socks for Clydesdales cycling?
thank you
no
for my 2nd job, where I spend a lot of time on my feet

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Dachstein are my go to. Lots of big sizes. Too thick for my cycling but good in other footwear. Alpaca socks in XL can be found, too

https://www.sweaterchalet.com/dachst...1-adult-socks/

Darned Tough socks are beloved in the thruhiking backpacker community. Pretty bulley proof

https://darntough.com/collections/hiking-socks
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I have thick wool socks from Filson.
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Originally Posted by Toadmeister
I recommend Darn Tough merino socks. Buy once, cry once. I donít wear cotton socks anymore.
@ REI, the Darn Tough Paul Bunyan over-the-calf "full cushion" 65% merino wool socks are available for a bit over $26/pr (if purchasing 3+ of them, along with free shipping if purchase >$50). Haven't had any, yet, but I might get a couple of pair to see how they work.

https://darntough.com/products/mens-...ght-work-socks

https://www.rei.com/product/170515/d...ork-socks-mens
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Another plug here for Darn Tough socks. I bought too many pairs it seems, while I was still working construction because they absolutely will not wear out and now I can't buy another sock for the rest of my life
No issues wearing them year round either.
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