Bates Boots

Bates Boots Delta 8″ Side Zip – A breakthrough side zip boot

Bates Boots Delta 8 – The Introduction

Bates are a very popular brand in the U.S and make loads of bootsfor the Military and police. In this I am going to talk about the Bates Boots Delta 8. The Bates Delta 8 were made mainly for comfort and speed for police officers. The Bates ICS system has been put in the boot to adjust the comfort to your needs as Bates understands that everyone is different.


Bates Boots Delta 8 – The Look

The Bates Boots Delta boot has a very unique look to it. I would say it has a very modern look to the boot. The side of the boots has random splashes of leather over the nylon panels. The sole treads sticks out of the side of the boot and can been seen. The sole also comes up the front of the boot like your running trainers do. This offers protection from scuffing the leather off the toe. The eyelets on the boots are a very strong plastic which makes the boot have a futuristic finish. I personal like the look of the Bates Boots Delta 8 side zip boot. I understand that the look of these boots is similar to Marmite. You will either love them or hate them.

Bates Boots Delta 8 Side Zip

Bates Boots Delta 8 – What is in the boot?

Bates have done a fantastic job on this boot. The boot is made from durable full grain leather which is designed so the boot is easy to clean also it makes the boot more durable. The nylon mess lining in and around the boot has been designed to be very breathable. This is in place so your feet will stay at the perfect temperature through out your shift. We all know you get unhappy when we are uncomfortable on shift. The side zip on this boot is one of the best you can get on the market. It has been designed so the user can get the boot on and off really quickly. I being not a massive fan of side zip boots was actually very impressed with with how they work. The sole is quite think and looks like the tread will last very long even for an office on his feet all day. The sole is also slip resistant so you have no worries about falling over even in the wet. The Bates Boots Delta 8 is one of lightest boots on the market which makes it designed for the every day bobby on his feet or in the car. The Bates boots Delta 8 comes with the ICS system which allows you to adjusted the feeling of the sole. It is a great addition to top off a great boot.


Bates Boots Delta 8 – Where can I get a pair?

Bates are a brand from the U.S and it can be hard at times to get that sort of gear here in the U.K. There are a few places that do stock them. I always have gone to Patrolstore to get mine as they have always helped me. I would advise any one who is looking for a lightweight side zip boot to go for the Bates Boots Delta 8 side zip boots.




Bates boots – A great all round boot to suit your needs

 Bates boots History

Bates boots was founded in 1885. In over 100 years they have gone through a lot of changes. Bates boots started off as a dress footwear business and now they are a worldwide leading manufacturer in Military and police boots. The change for Bates boots started in the 1960s when the U.S Navy needed a better shoe for those who served. Bates boots won the contract and the shoes were so popular that bates boots decided to make boots for all the military. Before Long Bates boots started to make them for police and security services. Bates boots started to go worldwide in the 1970s and 1980s as there boots had a reputation as an excellent bit of kit. This resulted in Bates boots outfitting elite military organizations in more sixty countries.

 Bates boots Specification

Bates Boots are able to make there boots great as they use a wide range of technology and great craftsmanship to make there boots. To make there boots waterproof they use the best technology in waterproofing boots by using a Gore-Tex lining in there boots. Gore-Tex is completely waterproof and does not allow any water in the boots. Gore-Tex is all so very breathable so your feet will not boil. This is great if you need your feet to be dry while on duty. Bates boots use YKK zips for there side zip boots. YKK is known around the world for making the best zips. Bates boots use YKK zips so if you want a side zip boot you can and not have to worry about it breaking on you. Bates Boots make all kind of boots that you can choose from. All designed to have what you are looking for in a patrol boot.

Bates boots Individual Comfort System

Bates as a bates-bootscompany came up with this fantastic bit of technology for some of there boots. Its called the Bates Individual Comfort System (ICS). The bates Boots ICS is an adjustable heel which effects the feel of the boots comfort. Just as every one is different in what kind of mattress they sleep on. You can control what kind of comfort you like on this Bates boot. It comes with 4 different settings Firm, Cushion, inward and outward stability. This is great if you are doing different things through out the day cause you can change the feel to suit your duty.




 Where can you purchase these amazing boots?

Bates boots are designed in the U.S.A and made in many places around the world. Bates Boot are based in the U.S.A so getting them in the U.K can be difficult. There are a few stores who stock and sell bates boots. I always go to to get my Bates boots. They may not stock the whole range but the ones they do stock are aimed at all the police jobs in the U.K. I advise anyone to at least try a pair of Bates boots as you will not be disappointed with the quality and I advise that you get them from Patrolstore as there service is excellent.