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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 15 reviews)

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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Comfy and water proof in 3inches af water only!

    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...Read complete review

    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!

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    Comfortable boot but not for construction work

    I got this boot about a year ago. Used it in construction work starting in the spring and the stitching was breaking a few months later. The waterproof layer was compromised also. The...Read complete review

    I got this boot about a year ago. Used it in construction work starting in the spring and the stitching was breaking a few months later. The waterproof layer was compromised also. The boot was comfortable to wear but use this in light duty areas only.

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    5.0

    Very Comfortable.. Will buy more as soon as I can !

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

    Best Boots Ever.. Love how they feel. Wore out of the box for 12 plus hours at work and after and never had a pain.
    MEH, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE

     
    5.0

    very good boots and service

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

    i got these because my other shoes not these kind hikers my feet was getting wet they had a leal but thanks to keen the warranrty ia great for a few more dollars i got anorther pair so i the detroits very good service thank you again albert e zaborney sr

     
    5.0

    Transitioning from traditional style boots

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

    It's early on but I purchased Keens after an Achilles tendon injury at work. I deliver packages for a living and I'm always on my feet. I'm transitioning from a traditional style boot to these. Much much lighter and more flexible than I have ever worn. Also seems to support my Arch and entire foot better. I will test them out as hard as anyone this year in every condition imaginable. We shall see if they hold up.

     
    4.0

    Yes they work well when working on concrete

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

    I have owned Detroit soft toes years ago and liked them a lot. Then you stopped making black boots so I bought the 6 inch ones. I like the 8 inch better ( I live in Michigan) they keep the snow out. The one thing I don't like is the top rubs on the leg, don't care for the way it is cut. Start making black again (they go better with my work uniform) Please

     
    5.0

    Yes

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

    Seem to be really good. Fit is excellent.

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