Irish Setter Work Crosby Boot


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There are 10 types boot in Crosby. 6 for men and 4 for women. 9 out of these 10 are safety toe. There is no steel, alloy, aluminum or titanium toe in Crosby. All are cutting-edge noncomposite.

Common Features


Ultra Dry Waterproof

Full grain leather

Cement-welt combo construction

Welt stitch in the heel for stability and durability

Cemented forefoot for flexibility

Arma tec abrasion resistance in heel & toe

Extra comfy cushioning in tongue and collar

High rebound EVA sole system

Diamond tred outsole with slip, oil and gas resistance

Safety Toe Features

There is currently only one pair without a safety toe. All 9 pairs of safety toes are:

Noncomposite non-metallic safety toe

Asymmetric shaped

Larger and roomier

Lightweight caps

Heat, cold and electricity resistance


1 soft toe:

6-inch soft toe work boot

5 Composite Toe:

6-inch work boot

6-inch CSA work boot

8-inch boot

8-inch CSA work boot

11-inch pull-on work boot


All are nano composite non-metallic safety toe:

6-inch  work boot

6-inch CSA work boot

8-inch work boot


8-inch CSA work boot

Detailed Review

ShoeAsk points: 84 out of 100

Remarks & Suggestions:

A very well constructed boot along with attractive look. Price a bit of high though. But the company didn’t compromise with the quality and performance. They’ve made this boot with all premium materials to keep you up to date and fit on your workplace. They’re a bit of tight and take more than a week to break in but it’s ok being a work boot. We’re recommending this boot for medium to extreme duty work.

Better for:

Builder, maintenance, plumber, transportation, the welder in a manufacturing shop, pipeline industries, concrete work, electrical support, hiking, hunting, and fisherman.

User, Expert & Trade Recognition:

Points 5/5

These are super comfortable for hiking all day in rough terrain.

“I work in the pipeline industries and am constantly in water and muck. My feet get a little damp but not soaked for the amount of water I’m in.”

Price vs Durability:

Points 4/5

Neither they’re expensive nor cheap. They’ve got a decent amount. According to the price and brand value, they’re pretty durable. You may expect they will serve you 1 to 1.5 years or more. However, in some case, the sole may come apart within six months if you work on the extreme surface.


Points 5/5

These boots are phenomenal. Removable Memory Foam makes these shoes Incredibly comfortable and sturdy. Excellent construction, made with good quality materials. After many hours on feet, you will feel like wearing tennis shoes.

Water, Chemical & Spill Proof:

Points 5/5

No doubt that Irish Crosby is waterproof. They do not take shortcuts in craftsmanship. Using full-grain leathers and leading technologies, such as-

GORE-TEX waterproofing,

Thinsulate Ultra insulation, and

Ultradry waterproofing system

-Will keep your feet dry from the wet surface.

Waterproof UltraDry™ rubber outsole for slip, oil, gas, abrasion, heat and chemical resistance. UltraDry™ construction combines a moisture management lining with waterproof components for dry. UltraDry waterproofing technology means wet conditions will not be a problem.

Slip Resistance:

Points 5/5

Very nice boots and are holding up very well. Good anti-slip resistance. Heavy duty thread. They’re slip and oil resistant as well. This boot has Slip Resistant ArmaTec™ protection technology. ARMATEC Irish Setter technology is a protective covering that is incredibly tough and abrasion resistant. Diamond tread outsole is best in class. Slip, oil, and gas resistant.

Toe Box & Safety:

Points 5/5

There is enough space in the toe box which make sure your forefoot to stay healthy. 157 tech nano composite safety toe. The lightweight toes are so much better than hiking around the bush in steel toes.

Massive falling or dropped objects and vehicles in motion are work hazards. In many cases, employers require protective footwear; in other cases, it just makes good sense. Red Wing’s safety toe footwear meets ASTM F2413-11, I/75C/75 standards for impact and compression.

Break-in Time & Fitting:

Points 5/5

No break-in time required. Amazing boot and fit as expected.

Electrical Hazard:

Points 5/5

Non metallic composite safety toe is ASTM F2413-11, M/I/75/C/75, EH safety rated.

Fashion & Presentable:

Points 5/5

Very nice to look. They are pretty good boots.

Breathable & Insulation:

Points 4/5

Not breath well, which is causing foot odor.

-Removable Comfort Cork, EVA footbed with memory foam, and a military-grade super knit lining that quickly wicks away moisture inside the boot.

Leather, Upper, Lace & Heel:

Points 5/5

Heel-molded counter, Full Grain waterproof and abrasion resistant nylon upper increased flexibility in the forefoot with a stable platform in the heel. ArmaTec heel protection adds an extra layer of durability. The dual-construction process incorporates a welted heel for extra stability, with cement construction in the forefoot for added flexibility and a comfortable fit.

The laces are super neat- they are ribbed for your pleasure- meaning they don’t allow movement. They lock in your eyelets, and they don’t come undone all day- like Red Wings.

Tongue, Collar & Weight:

Points 5/5

CuShion™ Comfort Tongue. Four-Way stretch nylon offers relief and flexibility while walking, and an internal padded waffle mesh maintains premium comfort. They’re very lightweight and comfortable.

Insole, Midsole, Shank & Arch Support:

Points 4/5

Rebound EVA midsole. Excellent arch support.

Outsole, Construction & Sewing:

Points 5/5

Diamond tred rubber outsole – Vibram in their outsoles. Soles identified as HRO is heat resistant to melting at a minimum of 475º Fahrenheit. Nice construction, made with good quality materials.

Anti-odor & Cleanable:

Points 4/5

Three-step process of cleaning, To clean any of leather footwear, you can simply use water and a clean cloth. Use a spray to clean them up.

Warranty, Return & Post Purchase Service Policy:

Points 4/5

Irish setter has great return and purchase policy.

Brand Faith:

Points 5/5

Irish Setter became the premier boot brand for generations of hunters and workers by proving itself in the field and on the job site. Over 100 years of Red Wing work boot experience. Over 60-year legacy of Irish Setter outdoor footwear.

Special & Uncommon Features:

Points 5/5

Stable flex construction

Ultra Dry WP



Points 4/5

The boots are really good looking but could be improved a bit visually.

Sole may come apart within six months.

Editor’s Boost:

Points 5/5

100% true to size. They look BADASS! We recommend these to anyone who is looking for a well-made boot that feels secure and comfortable.

Close Alternatives:

Irish Setter Men’s 83906 Wellington Steel Toe Work Boot

Nearly Same:

Irish Setter Work Men’s Crosby Nano Toe Waterproof Pull-on Boot

Popular Alternatives:

Wolverine Men’s Overman Nano Toe 10 Inch Waterproof Contour Welt Work Boot

Similar Style:

Irish Setter Men’s 6” 83605 Work Boot

Different & Uncommon:

KEEN Utility Men’s Pittsburgh Steel Toe Work Boot

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