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  • Wonderful
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    By Paulb1912 29/07/2013

    Have had these boots now for 4 years. I use them for weekends away with Royal Navy reserves when we go shooting. The material on the side of the boots make them breathable and airy and the rest... Read More

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  • Spider 8.1 the shift
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    By Peter 01/07/2013

    Iv been wearing my spiders for around 8 months I 12 hour shifts and a lot of walking running to incidents these boots are light wight and give good support to the ankle hard wearing and easy to keep... Read More

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  • Spider 81. Urban! Excellent!
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    By Lee 28/06/2013

    Finally decided to get rid of my 3 year old Magnum Classics as they had seen better days but i was amazed how long they lasted! Excellent. I decided to try some new Magnums, so with the help of... Read More

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  • last pair
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    By Patrick 16/06/2013

    2 pairs of elite spiders .. whats left of it . Very disapointing,quality is not what im use to have with magnum . The first pair was broken very fast and i got a new pair wich was free ,because... Read More

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  • A rare quality
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    By Jason 14/06/2013

    As an ex soldier, and serving police officer Im confident that I know how to select a pair of boot. Its not all about comfort, price, looks or durability. I think its a combination of these four and... Read More

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  • Nice Boots
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    By Rich112 12/06/2013

    --THIS REVIEW IS FOR ELITE SPIDER 8.0--- Having been a wearer of Magnum boots for a good few years it was time to retire my Classic's and get a new pair. After visiting my local stockist and... Read More

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  • favourite boots ever
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    By aaron 29/05/2013

    They were so comfortable a very lightweight by far my favorite boots of all time worn them until they couldn't be classed as boots anymore Read More

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  • Busy city routine.
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    By Salman 24/05/2013

    I have provided a friend of mine with helpful review of the boot. Not particularly sure which model. I found the boots to be perfect in all weather conditions. Although Magnum boots are best suited... Read More

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  • great boots for a urban envoriment
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    By harry 20/05/2013

    this are my latest pair of magnums and are great for a cqb/urban enviroment very light and such a nice fit especialy when your running around most of the day, GREAT BUY!! Read More

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  • Perfection
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    By eddie 14/04/2013

    I had these boots for 12 mths they are light,comfortable and do the job that they are designed for imo probably the best boot around period .... thank you magnum Read More

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  • Just A Great Pair Of Boots
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    By Alish 09/04/2013

    First of all i would like to get started by saying that these boots are amazing. i have never worn such comfortable yet durable boots in my life. These boots are aesthetically attractive and get the... Read More

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  • Not military grade
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    By Harry 05/04/2013

    I bought these to replace some old magnums that I loved but I wanted to try something lighter. The spider 8.1 was nigh impossible to break in, lots of blisters, extremely painful above the ankle... Read More

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  • Great
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    By Ryan 29/03/2013

    Great boots. Like wearing trainers, even at the end of a long day standing. Look good and practical Read More

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  • Jason
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    By Jason 10/03/2013

    Fantastic pair of boots , really comfortable supportive footwear Read More

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  • Great Boot
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    By Glenn 22/01/2013

    Having owned this boot for almost 12 months, I have found them to be a very comfortable and hard wearing boot. I use these boots over most types of terrain and find the grip to be excellent in all... Read More

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  • Comfort!
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    By Ryan 11/01/2013

    Look good! Comfy as anything, even after 14 hour shift. Read More

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  • Super Good
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    By Jonathan Rodrigues 06/01/2013

    I have just bought these pair of boots. It is super comfortable and super sleek. I will test it more when i do my police operations. Super great product. Read More

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  • Best boots ever
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    By Martin 19/12/2012

    Since the first day I saw Magnum boots on the shelves i was hooked! At first i wanted to get the Sidewinder Desert 8.1 HPi. Then I saw the Urban Spider 8.1 and I know that was the boot for me to... Read More

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  • simon
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    By simon 10/12/2012

    These are the most comfortable boot i have ever used. I have used these boots to walk the west highland way (100 miles) Read More

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  • Jason
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    By Jason 06/12/2012

    Have gone through several pairs of hiking boots and thought of trying Magnum boots and the Spider 8.1 Urban are comfortable, supportive around the ankle and are a practical footwear, should have... Read More

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  • Excellent value
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    By Scott 30/11/2012

    I've had these boots now for over a year now. I'm a current serving member of the armed forces. These boots have been put through there paces and are still like new. They are very comfortable no... Read More

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  • my second pair
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    By Nick 19/11/2012

    Well I received my second pair of spiders, to replace the faulty first pair. Again they were used for general patrol duties at work. This pair didnt have the handy lace lock eyelets that the first... Read More

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  • Fault
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    By Nigel 19/11/2012

    I bought these boots in July 2012 and on receiving them thought that they looked like a really smart pair of footwear. They were made of numerous materials bonded anx stiched together in what... Read More

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  • After my latest time on Salisbury plain
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    By Atza 25/10/2012

    they performed very well when I was out on Salisbury plain. I was there for a fare few days and I managed to test them, in many different conditions because of the lightness of the boots they proved... Read More

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  • much later
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    By Atza 25/10/2012

    I have been using the spider 8.1 urban boots for a few months, they have been very easy to brake in. and I haven't had any blisters because of them ether. Read More

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  • boots
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    By daniel 12/10/2012

    Best boots ive ever had never let me down Read More

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  • First boots
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    By Liam 05/10/2012

    When I first started I asked around and everyone said " buy a pair of Magnums". So came went to the shops and bought a pair. First night on the doors: Did not slip, a stamp to my foot was not... Read More

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  • later on
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    By Atza 25/09/2012

    I have been using these boots for a while now and I have found myself using them more and more because they have now become my walking boots. As I have used them more and more they have been worn in... Read More

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  • On my second pair
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    By Nick 25/09/2012

    I bought a pair of these boots after a colleague recommended them. On initially wearing them i can honestly say i was quite impressed. They were lightweight, comfortable straight from the box and had... Read More

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  • An Excellent All Round Boot
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    By Anthony 24/09/2012

    I've been using the Magnum Spider 8.1 Urban boots for about 18 months now and have yet to find fault with them. Not only are they very comfortable to wear (both walking and running) they're... Read More

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  • Great set of boots! such a shame they didn't last
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    By Joel 14/09/2012

    I bought these boots at the end of May, they arrived in June and I wore them in and took them with me to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games where I was working as security for three... Read More

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  • pro and cons
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    By YING 04/09/2012

    i brought the spider 8.1 urban about a year ago .first time i put on the boot i couldn`t belive how light it is .is like you put a foot in a trainers . i use it in airsoft and working as a chef .i... Read More

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  • 2nd pair on the way
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    By Bryan 24/08/2012

    What can I say, I've been a Magnum wearer for many years for loads of dog walking in the hills. My Spider Urban's were so kindly stolen a few weeks back, so a replacement pair is on order (my fault... Read More

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  • Extremely Comfortable and durable
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    By Muhammad 09/08/2012

    I have just bought these shows because i have been recommended by fellow collegues. At first i thought these shoes look big and uncomfortable and never thought of buying them. But because of... Read More

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  • At first
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    By Atza 17/07/2012

    Received my boots today and unpacked them from the box, the packaging is enough to protect the boots but not too much. They are much lighter than I had expected and this is a good feature because it... Read More

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  • So far so good
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    By Andrew 08/07/2012

    I've had these boots out of the box and used for patrolling for about a week now and have been very impressed so far. Straight out of the box they look very hardcore and feel very well made, I... Read More

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  • Top class boot
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    By Barry 03/07/2012

    Well I have now had the new boots for nearly 6 months. They have worn in so well they fit Like a glove, as they are worn every day. Just abit upset as shortly after i brought them they dropped in... Read More

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  • Meeting up to expectations??
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    By Stuart 03/07/2012

    Ok so iv had the Magnum Spider 8.1 boots for a month approx now, and i live with them every day. First things first, when i wake up at 6am to walk the dog i put the boots on and then continue... Read More

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  • Elite Spider 8.0 Recon Boot.
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    By D 02/07/2012

    It's my first time in a pair of Magnum boots after a couple of decades trying out the competition and I've got to say that I'm impressed so far. I've had the Recon's for just over a month and have... Read More

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  • Spider 8.1 - GREAT
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    By Louise 13/06/2012

    Hi, I purchased these boots about a month or so ago. I am a member of the territorial army. I have used these on my evening training and have just completed my two week basic training in them. The... Read More

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  • First Day Impressions
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    By Stuart 13/06/2012

    First off my boots arrive within 2 days, a brilliant result considering free postage. I put them on as quick as i can open the box and proceed to do a 14 hour shift. As a chef i do a lot of standing... Read More

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  • Roman
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    By Roman 09/06/2012

    Wanted lightweight ,well ventilated boots for work as i do a lot of driving in my job, Bought my first pair of Spiders some years ago and loved them,Now on my 3rd pair, They look good for work, Smart... Read More

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  • A new start?
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    By Jan1978 29/04/2012

    After the dissapointment of the previous side zip pair I owned I thought I would never buy magnum again. However, here I sit two years later with another brand new pair. Comfort and fit are excellent... Read More

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  • Magnum's range of boots are really first class
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    By ANDY 15/03/2012

    I have worn Magnum boots for years and in many different climates and environments. They have always done what it says on the tin. They are the only boot I have ever owned that fit so well, are... Read More

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  • My first pair of Magnums - Finale
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    By Yiren 14/03/2012

    Well, as i was quite upset with the tearing at the seams, i had it sent back to the retailer, who's having it sent back to Magnum's. If found faulty, i will get a replacement. One thing i value... Read More

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  • Great comfort
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    By Barry 25/02/2012

    I have owned always trusted magnum boots for the last ten years. They are comfortable and hard wearing, and I normally change them every two years. They are a comfortable boots and value for money, I... Read More

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  • First pair of Magnums Part 4
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    By Yiren 23/02/2012

    So i've had the boots about 1 month and a half, and i wear them everyday for everything. Work, office, PT, marches, hikes, walks to the mall you name it, i'm in them. Last week i brought the boots... Read More

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  • Great phys boot
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    By Gareth 15/02/2012

    Had a pair of these boots for a while. I bought them with the intention of only using them for PT as I don't get on with issued boots. They turned out to be excellent. They are comfortable, light... Read More

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  • Mint***
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    By axel 12/02/2012

    these boots have gone through some of the worst terrain you can work in, Festival mud tends to ruin every pair of boots i've ever owned! however these just ate the dirt and mud for breakfast and once... Read More

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  • First pair of Magnums (part2)
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    By Yiren 21/01/2012

    Alright, so it's been about 2 weeks since i started wearing the Spider 8.1 Urban, and have since broken into them. Thus far, they are extremely comfortable, I've splashed it with alot of water, and... Read More

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  • second review, 6 days later
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    By Yiren 15/01/2012

    Hi all, this is my second review on this pair of outstanding boots. I'm just only finished breaking into them, despite wearing them for almost 16 - 18 hours a day for the past 4 days, which gave... Read More

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  • First pair of magnums
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    By Yiren 09/01/2012

    Only other boots i have ever used are safety construction boots, cheap tactical boots, and 6inch hiking boots. Finally, i decided, i should get a pair of decent boots. So after a lot of research... Read More

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  • Feet First...
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    By Dan 05/01/2012

    I have always thought that my feet needed to be broken in to suit new boots; it's always been the way up until now. I'm going away soon and decided to treat myself to a shiny new pair of spiders.... Read More

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  • New Boots
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    By Neal 05/01/2012

    I am a Police Firearms Sgt and have for the last few months been looking for a lightweight/athletic style boot as my previous boots (not Magnum) have been causing me discomfort and felt heavy. I... Read More

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  • Good solid boot
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    By Leon 02/01/2012

    I have been using the Spider Elite 8.0 for the last year so thought that the Urban 8.1 would be a step forward which to a degree they are but in some ways are not. First let me begin by saying I love... Read More

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  • so good
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    By laporte 19/12/2011

    over 10 years in french gendarmerie and since i'am in it i bought my magnun to replace my dotation one and so great to wear this one all day over 80 hours a week in it love it ........ Read More

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  • Unbeatable performance
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    By Ashley 04/12/2011

    After many years of settling for chaep and 2nd hand boots. I finaly decided to push the boat out a by a nice, upmarket pair of boots. After a lot of market research and deciding upon a budget of just... Read More

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  • after 6 months
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    By Patrick 30/11/2011

    i was so happy with my spiders,that i orderded a second pair in august. My first pair i bought in may this year and im wearing them 9-10 hours a day ,fit is perfect,grip is perfect,comfort is now... Read More

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  • Excellent Kit
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    By Darren 18/11/2011

    I have been using these boots for a while now and after a few pairs i must admit they are the best quality and value with a long lasting and well protected footwear i can go any where. The sole... Read More

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  • PCSO
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    By steve 03/11/2011

    So I got these boots after reading reviews stating they are light to wear! I had a number of magnum jungle boots which are great but no thermal for winter time. So I bought the expensive Lowa combat... Read More

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  • nearly 10 weeks in
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    By Harlan 28/08/2011

    after 11 days of training these boots have now been to belgium and france as well as everywhere else, they have stood up to being thrown around, quite literally, had a weapon shoot and hot brass land... Read More

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  • My Magnum Spider 8.0's
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    By robert 28/08/2011

    I bought my magnum spiders (not the 8.1 version but the version before [the Elite Spider 8.0]) back in march 2010 from a military shop in aldershot, the main thing that attracted me to the boots was... Read More

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  • 3 weeks in
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    By Harlan 12/07/2011

    Well its 3 weeks after i eagerly ripped open the packaging to my new spiders, i must say they are amazing, i have worn them on a 15k hike (about 9.5 miles) and suffered nothing more then a few rubs... Read More

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  • first walks
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    By Patrick 20/06/2011

    after an hour of 10 working in my shoes,the first impression is nice,it takes some time to get them custom fit . so im still doing that and hope to have a perfect fit then . just on problem is have... Read More

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  • First day impressions side zip
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    By Troy 07/06/2011

    So I have been wearing the new boot all day long, everything so far is so good. My only complaint about this boot compared to other side zip boots I have worn is that this pair of side zips are... Read More

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  • OUTDATED REVIEW
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    By Cliff 09/05/2011

    I have had the opportunity to field test the Group 9-B SPIDER ELITE 8.0. I have been wearing these boots continuously for nearly 2 years. I have never had a better boot prior to these. I can probably... Read More

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  • Spider 8.1 First Day

    By SAR Dog Handler 25/02/2011

    The boots have just arrived this morning and look fabulous. A few minor glue marks around the seams but that is just me being petty. I am also amazed how light they feel! I followed other advice... Read More

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  • Excellent boots

    By Johnson 01/02/2011

    Please keep in mind that this review is only based on me wearing these boots for a few days, and that these are my first Magnum boots. Compared to my Timberland classic boots that I have three of... Read More

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  • Nice boot
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    By Peter 30/01/2011

    I am a serving police officer and have a varied role. Through my time I have owned quite a few pairs of magnum boots. Hey you only get one pair of feet and you need to take care of them. I have found... Read More

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  • They were just what i needed

    By peter 25/01/2011

    These boots are just what i needed with my role in the military and security. These boots have taken me through grit, gravel, grass, road, mountain, mud, swaps, marshes and much more. These boots... Read More

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  • Worth their weight

    By MacMonkey72 23/01/2011

    Unlike some reviews that you may read for Magnum boots, I'm not affiliated in any way with Magnum other than being in a position to give MY honest opinion of a product. If they lack or fall foul of... Read More

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  • Elite Spider 8.0
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    By Johnathan 22/01/2011

    **THIS REVIEW RELATES TO A PREVIOUS MODEL - ELITE SPIDER 8.0** Having only served as a Police Officer for just over three years I’m relatively new to the necessity for durable, reliable,... Read More

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  • elite spider 8

    By dave 21/01/2011

    These boots aren't listed any more but they are by far the best boots i've bought...so much so i'm on my 2nd pair. as security at a major football stadium, i can wear these for 8hrs on match day,... Read More

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  • The Bees Nees

    By Dan 12/12/2010

    The Spider 8.1 Urban are the best boots I have had since wearing magnums. I get on really well with them, they are strong supportive and really comfy. Also they are light so I can run in them... Read More

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  • What I have been searching for

    By Graeme 02/12/2010

    Throughout my 5 years in the security industry I have used many different brands and models/types of boots. Many have been adequate in some area's of my needs but below par in others. In the... Read More

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  • The Muts nuts
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    By Gav 24/11/2010

    Well, brought a pair of urban spiders around a month ago. What do I think? Simply the best boots I have ever owned. Comfortable beyond belief and what I really like compared to my previous boots... Read More

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  • Spiders Can Bite Back

    By Jonathan 24/11/2010

    Hi All, Been working as a Police Constable in the Very north of Scotland, UK for over 2 years now. When I got the jobs I took on a pair of Magnum Spiders 8. Now first of all well done to Magnum... Read More

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  • 7 months and still going strong!!

    By jonathan 11/10/2010

    Well it is now roughly 7 months since aquiring my Magnum Spiders and although showing a few signs of wear they are still doing what they were designed to do. Due to nature of my job as a search... Read More

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  • Magnum Spider 8.1 Urban boots test.

    By jonathan 06/04/2010

    I have just received my Spider 8.1 Urban boots and first impressions are 10/10 on the comfort scale ! I am currently employed as a Search and Rescue Winchman, working in the UK for the Royal Air... Read More

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