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The Caterpillar Alaska FX Steel Toe Work Boot Review

Caterpillar Alaska FX safety boot

The Caterpillar Alaska FX Steel Toe Work Boot, Comes a Close 2nd in Our Analysis…

Although there were quite a bit fewer people searching for Caterpillar Alaska work boots, those who purchased them rated these steel toe safety boots very highly in the areas of comfort and durability.

Caterpillar Alaska FX safety boot

This work boot also falls in the mid range of the price scale, which emphasizes consumers thirst for quality at a reasonable price.

This steel toed work boot also scored well for both industrial uses as well as for around the home.

Caterpillar’s™ Description of the Work Boot:

#1 US seller, the classic Cat boot featuring the Techniflex outsole system engineered to withstand the stress of flexing while providing maximum comfort.

Alaska FX Steel Toe Work Boot Features

  • Pliable, tumbled full grain leather upper sits atop a durable rubber outsole
  • Breathable nylon mesh lining and a removable polyurethane outsole enhance comfort
  • TechniFlex construction
  • Slip Resistant
  • Goodyear Welt Construction
  • Tumbled Grain Leather Upper

The Caterpillar Alaska FX Steel Toe Work Boot came a close 2nd in our analysis. Since 2006, the vast majority of purchasers have rated this work boot at a 5 star or 4 star level. This consistently high rating over the last three years indicates that Caterpillar is committed to maintaining the safety and quality of this steel toed work boot.

The most common customer comments were,

  • This boot is built with comfort in mind
  • Felt like wearing socks/ forgot I was wearing boots
  • Great traction
  • Warm boot
  • Most reported a great fit right out of the box, with very little if any break in time
  • Excellent arch support
  • True to size, with a few mentions of being a half size larger than stated
  • Several comments on width being wider than marked
  • light weight
  • The biggest negative seemed to be the durability of the boot, which suggests that the focus on comfort outweighed the design for durability

The price range compares the cost of purchasing and shipping across 6 top regarded online stores. We found that the price at each of these stores fluctuated from month to month, with different stores showing the lowest price at any given time. Thus our commitment to update our pricing comparisons on a monthly basis.

Most stores offer a complete range of sizes and widths, although you may find one or two of these stores only offering one of the three color options (Tan, black or Brown) for this steel toe work boot.

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