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Comfy and solid, but with a flaw in manufacture
on 17 June 2014
These are very good sandals, as you would expect from Caterpillar, but they have a serious flaw. I bought a size 12, as I fall between 11 and 12, and initially I was very pleased. The shoes are reasonably light, but feel solid and the sole is excellent. The padding is comfortable and they look good on the foot. However, after only two weeks of moderate use, the metal loop which holds the heel strap snapped in two, rendering the shoe unwearable. A weak link, in an otherwise good product. Okay, I thought, I won't send them back, I'll just repair them, to save time. I repaired it using some strong twine, to replace the metal loop. All fine, until the next morning, the very next wear, and the same loop on the OTHER SHOE broke too!
This time I returned the shoes for a refund.
I'll probably buy another pair though, weirdly, as they feel very good to wear.
It is something to bear in mind, if you intend to wear them most days.