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5.11 Tactical rolled out its new XPRT 2.0 Tactical Desert Urban Boot a few weeks ago at SHOT Show.

The XPRT 2.0 features waterproof, HELCOR leather overlays that surround an exterior crafted from lightweight rip-stop nylon. A waterproof, breathable inner membrane stops moisture but allows airflow. XPRT  has a padded, neoprene ankle collar for extra support, a full length BI-FIT insole board for traction and 5.11’s Kick Toe.

They are available in dark coyote, black or gunsmoke for $195. A storm gray version will be available this fall.

 

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Blane February 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm

they already have these for sale in the PX

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LB Meredith February 11, 2014 at 5:24 pm

What price do you pay on Base/Camp??

I snap up the gray ones.

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Patti February 11, 2014 at 5:27 pm

how much are they on base

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Mooddawg February 11, 2014 at 1:30 am

How comfortable and how well do they wear outside of an urban environment?

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john leak February 11, 2014 at 5:00 am

I like the looks of this boot. Will definitely buy.

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liam February 11, 2014 at 8:36 am

still like the Tora Bora boot….more expensive, but more durable 5.11 puts out things ffor the tacticulture groupies!

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Sansvarnic February 11, 2014 at 9:26 am

I disagree with you there. I use 5.11 tact gear for both my civy job and the military and I cant express just how well built their boots are. 5.11 boots are by far the lightest, comfortable, durable boot I have ever had.

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covet February 11, 2014 at 9:41 am

I would not spend 500 on a pair of boots unless I was an operator. %.11 makes a good boot I live by them spending 8 + hours a day on concrete.

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dcanaday February 11, 2014 at 11:15 am

Are the issued boots so bad that we have to drop $195?

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Moondawg February 11, 2014 at 4:56 pm

What is the downside to just wearing issue boots, which are free? Back in the day, the only non-issue boot you were allowed to wear were cocaran jump boots.

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SansVarnic February 13, 2014 at 10:29 am

Normally I would agree with you there. I remember the old black boot with the BDU's I LOVED them, but when they switched over the boots they were stupid heavy (I remember weighing the boots and the new tan ones were at leas 3 times the weight) and ridiculously uncomfortable (sizing mostly not consistent and the sole was some thicker heavier material) no one I know likes them. I have no clue why this other unknown company that makes a much cheaper boot was allowed to be choice for issue.

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Ducman82 February 11, 2014 at 5:05 pm

Look to be a nice pair. i have had a few 5.11 boots, all were great. can't wait to try them

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greg February 11, 2014 at 10:55 pm

I had cocaran jumpers issued when I served. wish I could still get them.

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BucketHead Ed February 12, 2014 at 3:37 am

I've worn most boots,(Cocaran right out of Jump School At Benning was a MUST of course, see below Greg), available for Army Airborne Infantry and/or Army Aviation from waaay back until very recently! I have found that the 5.11 boots are very good for a lot of walking on every surface you can think of! I have two pair and will never be without at least one pair! To be fair I have to say that The Rocky S2V Special Ops boot is the most comfortable boot I have ever worn from right out of the box! I will never be without a pair, in fact I'm wearing a pair right now and they are very, very comfortable, absolutely fantastic! I'm posting my "jumped once" & packed away size 13 Reg on "the Bay" around 02/17/14, Seller ID Draider6. Check & see what you think!! Thanks, Ed

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Blue Falcon February 12, 2014 at 8:32 am

I will have to give them a try.

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heath german February 12, 2014 at 8:47 am

Thats cool and all, but what about 670-1?

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SansVarnic February 13, 2014 at 10:32 am

At this point it is the commanders discretion.

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scott February 12, 2014 at 9:43 am

these are nice boots. i wonder where i can get some!!

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@MicahHoughton1 February 12, 2014 at 6:09 pm

I dont like it. Upper isnt tall enough in my opinion. looks barely over a mid high boot. not very tactical. only think i like are the fence climbing lugs. Too many logos lasered on nd formed into the sole.

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Moondawg February 13, 2014 at 9:26 am

Why won't anyone comment on the issue boots and the price in PX on these boots?

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SansVarnic February 13, 2014 at 10:34 am

Issue boots aren't worth mentioning, as they are crap. See my earlier reply.

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Garry Bowman May 29, 2014 at 11:48 am

The rough and earthy looks are the real advantage of this 5.11 Tactical product. What a smart and burly design this one is to invest in!

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