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Men's DETROIT 8" Waterproof (Soft Toe)

$160.00

  • Style #1017816
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The Detroit 8” (Soft Toe) is a high collared work horse work boot. Made from waterproof nubuck leather with a KEEN.Dry waterproof breathable membrane, this construction boot will keep you dry out in the field or at a rain drenched work site.

  • Contoured heel lock
  • KEEN.Dry™ waterproof breathable membrane
  • Left and right asymmetrical steel toe
  • Meets or exceeds ASTM F2412-11 and F2413-11 I/75 C/75 EH standards
  • Reflective webbing for additional safety
  • Torsional Stability Shank (TSS)
  • *Cleansport NXT™ for natural odor control

We've carefully selected leather uppers designed to last. Then again, if you're wearing your KEENs daily, they won't always be scuff and dirt-free. To treat day to day wear and tear, especially on lighter color leathers, we recommend using a leather cleaner and conditioner, found at most footwear dealers and/or shoe repair shops.

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Burly protection for demanding jobs.

  • The Detroit 8” (Soft Toe) is a high collared work horse work boot. Made from waterproof nubuck leather with a KEEN.Dry waterproof breathable membrane, this construction boot will keep you dry out in the field or at a rain drenched work site.
  • KEEN.Dry
    A proprietary waterproof, breathable membrane that lets vapor out without letting water in.
  • Metatomical Footbed Design
    This internal support mechanism is anatomically engineered to provide excellent arch support and cradle the natural contours of the foot.
  • KEEN.Protect
    Can a sandal protect your toes? The answer is yes. The reason is KEEN Patented Toe Protection where the shoe outsoles wrap up and over the toes for ultimate protection.
  • Left and Right Asymmetrical Safety Toe
    Uniquely anatomically correct steel, aluminum, & composite toe designs provide a roomier toe box and maximum comfort. Meets ASTM F2412-11 and F2413-11 I/75 and C/75 Standards.
  • Contoured heel lock
  • KEEN.Dry™ waterproof breathable membrane
  • Left and right asymmetrical steel toe
  • Meets or exceeds ASTM F2412-11 and F2413-11 I/75 C/75 EH standards
  • Reflective webbing for additional safety
  • Torsional Stability Shank (TSS)
  • *Cleansport NXT™ for natural odor control
Toe Type

Soft Toe

Duty Type

Light Duty

Material
  • Waterproof nubuck leather upper
  • Oil and slip resistant non-marking rubber outsole
  • Dual density compression molded EVA midsole
  • Lining with hydrophobic/hydrophilic 2-zone comfort technology
  • Removable metatomical dual density EVA footbed
Weight
23.4 oz / 663.4 g
Collar Height

8.0 in / 20.3 cm

Care

We've carefully selected leather uppers designed to last. Then again, if you're wearing your KEENs daily, they won't always be scuff and dirt-free. To treat day to day wear and tear, especially on lighter color leathers, we recommend using a leather cleaner and conditioner, found at most footwear dealers and/or shoe repair shops.

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    KEENMen's DETROIT 8" Waterproof (Soft Toe)
     
    4.5

    (based on 8 reviews)

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    5.0

    Definitely recommend

    By 

    from Kansas

    Comments about KEEN Men's DETROIT 8" Waterproof (Soft Toe):

    A great work book. Very comfortable right out of the box!

     
    5.0

    Finally, a light weight waterproof boot that fits!

    By 

    from Rogue's Island

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about KEEN Men's DETROIT 8" Waterproof (Soft Toe):

    I work outside in all kinds of weather, mostly bad. The sporting goods sites all have hundreds of light, 8" waterproof boots, but NONE that fit me. These Keen Detroits feel like comfy sneakers, but support like boots. Comfortable right out of the box, fit perfectly, I'm happy!

    (0 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Boots

    By 

    from Missouri Hills

    Comments about KEEN Men's DETROIT 8" Waterproof (Soft Toe):

    Have not bought this boot yet but love the looks. Wondering if anything has been done to help with the foot bed odor of the keen line. I have a pair of hikers that I store in the garage do to the smell. None of ,my other boots or shoes do so I know it's not me.

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    4.0

    Comfy and water proof in 3inches af water only!

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    from CA

    Site Member

    Comments about KEEN Men's DETROIT 8" Waterproof (Soft Toe):

    I really like the boot! It's comfy, I have trouble fitting boots with my long narrow feet so the boot is a 5 star comfy boot. it's 8 and nice, warm and running and lifting weights is easy! The sales where I purchased them, which I need a water proof boot and they said yes and well they are not. I work in wet areas and a boot like this would be perfect but now knowing they are not water proof I'm glad I had put on my seal water proof socks other wise my feet would be drenched. My socks are $70 and the boots were $239.00 I could stick to my sneakers and just where the water proof socks that are actually waterproof! Gum boots are not practical. Over all the boot is awesome but I have only had them for 1 month. The water seeps through the tounge. I hope this helps I guess the chase for a water proof boot continues!

    Service and delivery comments:

    Sorry to hear that you are having issues with you waterproofing on your shoes. I would recommend filling out a warranty claim on our website. KEEN stands behind all of our products.

     
    5.0

    KEEN MEN'S DETROIT SLIP-ON STEEL TOE available in Black and

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    from CA

    Site Member

    Comments about KEEN Men's DETROIT 8" Waterproof (Soft Toe):

    Hello, can you please make the KEEN MEN'S DETROIT SLIP-ON
    STEEL TOE available in black and in Canada?

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