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 How to put on military leather spats?

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Kyran


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How to put on military leather spats?
« on: Jul 17, 2016, 07:52 PM »
So I've got a pair of these.



More or less. But I can't seem to get them to fit me. They fit around my calf without the boot, and they fit around the boot without my leg in it. But I can't get them to work with my foot in the boot. I'm also wearing a pair of combat boots, but well, I'm not sure that's the problem.

So, am I just an idiot, or are these too small?

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Reginmund


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Re: How to put on military leather spats?
« Reply #1 on: Jul 18, 2016, 04:47 PM »
Most military gaiters were used with low boots, not the 8"+ type we use today. That could be part of your issue.

While I have never used leather gaiters like that, and this link is for the cloth style hopefully this may help.
http://90thidpg.us/Research/Original/M1938Leggings/index1.html

It honestly sounds to ke like you have yoo small of a size currently.

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Kyran


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Re: How to put on military leather spats?
« Reply #2 on: Jul 18, 2016, 06:28 PM »
Hm, didn't know that. You learn something new everyday. So these would work with a pair of works boots, if I could remove or hide any markings then?

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Reginmund


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Re: How to put on military leather spats?
« Reply #3 on: Jul 18, 2016, 08:08 PM »
Possibly. Is the ankle area the only part that you are having difficulty getting to fit?

I woukd take them with to the store and try them with any boots you try on. As long as you can remove any tags/markings work boots should be approvible, but I would check with an app team member to be sure.

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Re: How to put on military leather spats?
« Reply #4 on: Jul 18, 2016, 09:54 PM »
Yeah, its the lowest of the three straps.

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