If you spend a lot of time on your feet, working or playing, then you understand as I do, the importance of a well-made boot. Anything less makes every ounce of work you put into your work or play far more tiring and much less fun. Therefore, we’ve made a Wesco Boot Review.
Wesco Boot Review 2020
For hard work
For Serious Bikers
Working On The Fire Line
Styles like a shoe
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Westco Boots has understood this and has been making top quality boots for both work and play for more than 100 years.
Over that time, boots made by The West Coast Shoe Company have earned a reputation that most other boot makers can only look at with envy. Words most commonly used to describe a Wesco boot include comfort, durability, and safety.
Consider their lineup in our Wesco Boot Review and decide which best suits your needs.
Wesco Jobmaster Boots Review – Designed For Hard Work And Durability
When you first see these boots there is no mistaking their purpose. These are work boots, from top to bottom, and they are designed to meet the needs of workers across many industries while also providing a great boot for hunters and hikers too.
This is constructed from strong 7-ounce leather and heavy-duty stitching, with both a hard-toe and steel-toe version. The leather is fully lined and the Puron cushion insert adds comfort and is removable.
Brass eyelets and studs making lacing and unlacing fast and also include fully leather insoles that help resist sweat.
The boots sizing from 2 to 16 with widths that range from AAA to EEE. This is also the basis they use to build custom work and hiking boots so if you want a shorter or taller version of this boot, you can order a custom size.
For all but the heaviest and riskiest of work, the har-toe boot is an excellent choice. For active constructions site and anywhere heavy materials and machinery are in play, a steel-toe version is a great option. This boot is also really comfortable on the hiking trails and many other outdoor activities. Bottom line: you are very likely to fall in love with these boots.
Wesco Boss Engineer Boots Review – Serious Boots For Serious Bikers
It doesn’t matter what brand you’re riding or whether you spend most of your time cruising down the open road or just hop on the bike during the weekend to destress, you know the value of a good pair of riding boots and Westco’s Boss boots are exactly that.
You can tell that from the moment you open the box and definitely from the moment you first slip them on. As you’d expect, they start stiff, but the quality of these boots is outstanding.
From the quality of the leather to the hand-crafted look and feel of the constructions, these boots will put a smile on your face.
These are not specifically meant for any profession. They are primarily riding gear. But, most people suggest they are great for all sorts of outdoor work so unless you’re working in a heavy industry or construction environment, these will likely serve you well.
As a boot enthusiast, you’ve likely seen two distinct design approaches. The first is the “work boot” that’s build rugged and looks the part. At the other end of the spectrum, there is a fashion boot, with elegant lines, sharp points, and big heels. The Boss Engineer boot looks to bridge the gap and offer a boot that looks just as good tooling down the road in leather as it does in any well-dressed casual setting.
Men’s sizes run from 2 to 19 ½ with widths from AAA to EEE. There are many customization options as well so if would like any changes to the stock design, it’s just an ask away.
This is a boot anyone who loves motorcycles will also love, both on and off the bike. The quality is unquestionable and the materials used are top-shelf.
Wesco Highliner Boots Review – Designed Especially For Climbing For Work And Play
When climbing, support is just one of many critical factors, and when you first see these boots, it obvious that they deliver that support. They are an impressive boot; almost intimidating, but for those that their real purpose, they are simply awesome.
These boots are specially designed for those that have to climb to do their jobs. This includes linemen working for utilities, lumberjacks and tree doctors that need to get up into the canopy, and anyone else that straps on a safety harness and climbs to get to work.
This boot has been designed as a complete solution, especially for lineman and loggers, with two key factors in mind. The first of these is support since climbing and perching puts significant stress on the lower legs and ankles. Working at heights requires focus and that a comfort fit that keeps the focus on the work on not the legs and feet.
Stock sizes for these boots run from 8 to 13, in both normal and wide widths. This is also a base where to can customize your specific boots to create the perfect fit, for example, around the calf, making your Highliner boots uniquely yours.
If you need a climbing boot, there are none better than the Wesco Highliner. The nearly perfect positive reviews support that argument. They provide excellent support and comfort, and once broken in, you won’t even notice they’re there and that is the sign of a great work boot.
Wesco Firestormer Boots Review – Working On The Fire Line With Confidence
On first impressions, you might wonder what makes these boots so special. Sure, they look great but what makes them especially suited to battling fires? The answer is in the details that are not so obvious, but critically important for safety.
First, this boot is built to meet or surpass all of the standards set out in the NFPA 1977-2016 standards for fire protection. This includes lightweight no-burn stitching, along with heavy Kevlar upper and sole stitching.
As with all Wesco boots, there are numerous customization options available that include the height of the boot, the width of the calf, variations on lacing options a color, though, for fire protection, the black and brown leather options are the best. Various safety toe options include the standard reinforced toe or steel toe.
Stock sizes for these boots run from 8 to 13 and include both standard and wide widths. Custom sizes are also available through special order.
If you work on the fire line, these boots are lifesavers and while there are others designed for this tough assignment, it is these boots that are consistently rated a full 5 stars. Don’t forget to talk to Wesco about all of their customization options and make your boot exactly what you need for comfort and safety.
Wesco Voltfoe Boots Review – Combining Safety And Comfort When The Lines Are Live
When you first open the box on this pair of boots, the quality of the craftsmanship is immediately obvious but they appear massive and heavy. Don’t worry though. When you pick them up, you’ll find they are surprisingly light and unsurprisingly solid boots.
These are designed especially for lineman and anyone else that works close to live cables. Their design is intended to keep you safely grounded so you can work confidently in what would otherwise be a high-risk environment.
These come standard in either 10” or 16” heights, with full top-to-toe lacing that keeps these boots fitting snugly right up to the calf. Wesco also offers various lacing options so whether you prefer eyelets or hooks, you’ll find what you need.
These boots are designed to meet the high standards of ASTM F2413-18 M/I/C and CAN/CSA Z195-09, so you can step onto the job site with confidence, knowing your equipment meets all of the requirements for a safe working environment.
These boots come in both male and female sizes so everyone on the job site will find the right projection without compromises. These are also customizable, with heights running from 10” to 20”, solid and two-tone coloring, the addition of Thinsulate linings for cold weather environments, and even insole colors if you wish.
Standard sizes run from 8 10 13 and in widths of standard and wide. Custom sizes go from 2 to 16 in widths ranging from AAA to EEE.
Wesco Timber Boots Review – A Loggers Best Friend
The very first impression when you open the box on these boots and the foreboding spikes that leave little doubt about their purpose. This is a boot with grip and for loggers that are climbing and hiking on all sorts of steep terrains, that grip can be lifesaving.
Of course, they are still boots, and from the stitching to the leather and the brass or nickel lace hooks, these are a well-made boot that would look good in almost any environment, at least without the spikes.
Professional loggers know and love these boots. They were specifically designed for them, and that includes both male and female loggers. They are also a great boot for hikers that love taking on challenging trails.
These boots are also fully customizable, starting with their height and the color of the leather, the type of calk system, choices for toe protection that include composite and steel, and lace ties that include rivets and hooks in brass, nickel, and black.
Standard sizes run from 8 to 13 with standard and wide widths. These are also customizable, with options starting at size 2 and running up to size 16.
Wesco Romeo – Built Like A Boot – Styles Like A Shoe
Just when you thought Wesco was just about top-quality boots, here is a shoe that will make you think twice about this fine American shoemaker.
The Wesco Romeo’s are built with all of the same quality elements that make their boots a cut above the rest, including the premium leather, high-precision stitching, and Vibram rubber soles. They’re also still made to last for years.
What this all means is that the comfort fit you love in your work shoes is now available in your casual shoes too.
Wesco Women’s Boots
Wesco has never forgotten women and their role in the workplace and that means all of their work boots, especially the Women’s Jobmaster boots, are designed with the unique shape and size of a women’s foot in mind.
Nothing is compromised either. These are the same tough and sturdy boots they deliver to men, with all of the same quality design details and safety features. They are just shaped to create an equally great fit on a female foot as they provide on the male foot.
Wesco Boots – FAQ
How do Wesco boot sizes work?
Wesco boot sizes are fairly consistent with what you would expect from any quality shoe so going with your normal size should work well.
Are Wesco Boots waterproof?
They are not but when properly conditioned, you will have a tight and water-resistant boot.
Is this a steel toe boot?
The standard boot has a reinforced toe. They do have the option to add a steel toe if you need that extra protection.
What type of leather are these made with?
All Wesco boots and shoes are constructed with 7-ounce full-grained leather uppers. Inners vary but are most commonly constructed with 3-ounce sweat-resistant leather.
This purely American boot Co, with more than 100 years in the business, has a well-earned reputation for quality and durability. Their boots, in particular, are found on all types of job sites, from construction to forestry and even on the feet of firefighters on the fire lines. Plus, they are an American classic for motorcycle rider too so even at play, these boots are getting it done.