Avenger Work Boots, by Footwear Specialties International (FSI), was a brand that I was previously unfamiliar with until the company reached out to me to do a review of their product. The Avenger brand is FSI's outdoor construction work boot category, which they say focuses of extreme affordability, high quality, and comfortability. When asked what differentiated the brand from other manufacturers, FSI told me that their boots "come with more features and benefits for the dollar, than any other shoe."
I've had a pair of one of Avenger's new boots, the A7547's (set to release this spring), for a little while now. While it's very hard to truly test the durability of boots after only a couple of weeks, I was presently surprised by their comfort out of the box. As for price, the construction work boots currently on FSI's website range from $110 to $125, which is certainly less expensive than many of the major brands.
The weight of the boot was also in line with major brands with the same features. The weight is obviously dependent on the size and I wear a size 14, so I'm cursed with some extra heavy boots (2 pounds, 7.5 ounces apiece). On the plus side, I won't be needing calf implants anytime soon.
Specifically, the EH-rated A7547's feature a lightweight carbon nanofiber composite toe cap, a Hydry waterproof membrane, a puncture resistant leather exterior, and a removable perspiration-absorbing dual density PU insole. The upper portion of the boot and the tongue are also padded for additional comfort. As I said above, only time will tell how this boot will hold up long term, but upon initial inspection, it appears to be a well-made boot.
The best way to know if you'll like a boot is to try it, so...
We teamed up with Footwear Specialties to give YOU the chance to WIN a pair of your own Avenger Work Boots! There are 4 ways to enter below!
Entry deadline is April 12, 2018 at 11:59:59pm PST. Contest is open to all legal US residents 18 years of age or older. See the official rules at the bottom of the page for more information
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