hunter boots stiffness in some colors

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hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by rainwearseeker » April 28th, 2018, 2:52 pm

So I have a two gloss pairs of hunter boots and strangely the yellow ones are very stiff but the blue ones i have are much softer and more rubbery? why is it that some colors have a different texture and which ones are soft and rubbery?

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Re: hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by MuddyKatie » April 28th, 2018, 2:55 pm

The new Chinese ones don't have amazing quality control, and different batches of the rubber they use can differ

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Re: hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by rainwearseeker » April 28th, 2018, 4:24 pm

I have a pair of matte green ones that have the "made in scotland" logo. i want to know which colors tend to be a softer rubber.

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Re: hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by MuddyKatie » April 28th, 2018, 4:47 pm

I don't think it actually varies by colour. I think it varies by batch - different pairs of green ones I've bought differ in stiffness. I think it is due to inconsistencies in the vulcanisation process

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Re: hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by rainwearseeker » April 28th, 2018, 7:01 pm

but what about blooming? some colors do not have the wax coating while others do.

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Re: hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by MuddyKatie » April 28th, 2018, 7:05 pm

Again, I think you are making a mistake by linking this to colour. I've seen green batches which have the wax coating, and green ones that don't. I think you need to appreciate that hunter are not running some mad colour coding process to create boots with very slightly different qualities for each different colour. They are running a batch process with apparently quite wide tolerances, which is producing variations between batches.

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Re: hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by MuddyKatie » April 28th, 2018, 7:16 pm

(if it is of any comfort, it's literally a textbook example of false correlation from too small a sample size - you assume that one variable (stiffness) is correlated with another (colour) when in fact both are random through the population._

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Re: hunter boots stiffness in some colors

Post by rainwearseeker » April 28th, 2018, 8:07 pm

But I have seen colors that have a consistent texture. i am not saying the quality is different.

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