Most helpful positive review
Nice, but slightly narrow
on March 4, 2013
This is my initial review of the Timberland Mid Field Boot. They were purchased because I needed a durable, and comfortable, pair of waterproof boots for work. Since I was purchasing them for work, I wasn't expecting a great looking boot, but even though there's room for improvement, they're better looking then I expected. Thanks to the good lucks and comfort, I'll probably wear them some outside of work, too (I try not to wear my work boots outside of work.)
While I own boots that are more comfortable, these still hold their own very well in that department. This is partly due to the fact that they fit me great. The only thing I would change would be to add a little more arch support and to make them a little wider. The latter item may also be their biggest downfall, because even though they fit my average width foot fairly well, I worry that they'll be too small with heavy boot socks, which I wear regularly. I also find that the laces are a little too short, but I never worry about laces when I purchase a shoe, since they're inexpensive to replace and often look better, too.
I'll also note that the sole is quite rigid, as a good field boot should be. This is another thing that I think could be better, but it did meet my expectations. I haven't tested how well it keeps my feet dry, but I expect it to do very well. Overall, it seems to be a very durable boot that will last me quite a while.
update 1: The insoles in these are surprisingly very thin. I see this as a good thing, since they're already quite comfortable, because a better insole would probably make them even more comfortable.