American Heritage – Waterproof – 8″ Tobacco Composite Safety Toe – Plain Toe MAXWear Wedge™

Rated 4.83 out of 5 based on 18 customer ratings
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You spend  your time kneeling and squatting to get the job done. The ample room in these plain-toe composite safety toe boots means your feet can take the full weight of your body without complaint. The waterproof, breathable membrane in these Made in the USA boots keeps your feet dry and comfortable, no matter how wet the job.

  • Tobacco Oil-Tanned, full-grain leather
  • Removable Ultimate Shock Absorption footbed on Poron® comfort cushion insole
  • Fiberglass shank
  • MAXWear Wedge slip resistant outsole
  • Goodyear welt construction

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  • 804-4210
  • Poron™ Comfort Cushion insole
  • Work
  • Fiberglass
  • Goodyear Storm Welt
  • N/A
  • 4.20 lbs
  • X-Stream Waterproof™
  • 8"
  • X-Stream Waterproof™ Membrane
  • No
  • MAXWear Wedge™ Outsole
  • Tobacco
  • Made In USA
  • Removable Ultimate Shock Absorption™ footbed
  • Composite Safety Toe


18 reviews for American Heritage – Waterproof – 8″ Tobacco Composite Safety Toe – Plain Toe MAXWear Wedge™

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great American made work boot. Enough said.

  2. Rated 3 out of 5

    John Jenkins

    I used to buy the 804-4210, they were great boots for work, but the problem was the soles wore out way to fast, I contacted the company to have them resoled, and was told, they do not resole boots, that was a shame, the uppers were nice and broken in but the soles were worn out, last garage sale threw out 6 pair, have switched brands,

    • Brad Will

      Hello John, we do not resole at our factories, but we do have a service that is handling resoling of boots for us. You can find all the details here

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    bought first pair in 2016 , just bought my third pair yesterday most comfortable boots I’ve owned. short Break-in period and no sore feet! Red Wings don’t compare !!! buy these you will not be sorry

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ernest Brown

    Best boots I’ve ever had alot of my union ironworker brothers wear them.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Hector Heredia

    I have been an Iron Worker for almost 40 years and have always believed that you get what you pay for and since I started wearing Thorogood boots for work I knew I had purchased the right boot for not only me but for the job I do, you see it’s the most comfortable and durable work boot I have ever worn. If there’s anything I know about when I hear American made well these boots speak for themselves . And knowing that when my boots where being made pride.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5


    Might be the best boots I’ve ever owned! I’ve had red wings my whole life and these blow them away! Couldn’t be happier with them.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dan M

    I’ve had these for a little over a month now they were a little stiff around the ankles for the first Week but using some boot oil helped to soften up the leather and get rid of the stiffness the break in period is pretty short as they were pretty comfortable right out of the box.
    I work in custodial and spend 8 hours a day on my feet I have to say these are very comfortable compared to other boots I’ve had in the past. I love the width of the safety toe I have plenty of room for my toes to move freely and the wedge soles are great they have plenty of give and absorb the shock of walking on hard surfaces all day long although these are a little heavy they feel quite a bit lighter than most safety toe boots I’ve had the quality and craftsmanship is hard to beat this my first pair of Thorogood’s but will definitely not be my last!
    Thank You for making such a great quality product

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jeff Blackwell

    The boots I replaced were 10M, I tried on a 10M Thorogood that fit. But I needed the 804-4210 for work requirements, when I ordered the 10D of the 804-4210, my foot wouldn’t even go into the boot. I then ordered a 10 EE in the 804-4210, which is great boot right out of the box. I believe the first pair was miss sized, as there should not be that much difference between a D and EE boot. Very little break in time. I work 10 hours and my feet aren’t killing me. Since this is my first pair, I am curious about durability, will let you know that on the second pair. I am done with these Chinese junk, before they cripple me. You get what you pay for.

  9. Rated 4 out of 5


    I work in construction. These boots are sexy, comfortable (once broken in), warm, and waterproof. Experienced a ‘polar vortex’ recently where it got down to -15 with winds of 15-20 mph. Just wore normal cotton socks and feet never got cold. And it’s an 8 inch waterproof boot, so I never tippy toe around puddles. Just splash right through them.

    The 2 weeks-ish of breaking in were the most painful footwear experience of my life. God awful pain. No matter how tight or how loose or method of lacing I used, the stiff leather left me with bruises all around my ankles. Can not emphasize how painful this break-in period was. But now, the boots are very comfortable and I feel no discomfort in my feet while working.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    kevin teal

    Boots are very comfortable right from the start . Very little break in time. Keep your feet dry. The soles could be just a hair more aggressive because they wear fast in a concrete metal floor environment

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Frank K

    It is great to buy a good American made product that is worth more than what you pay for these days. So soft like putting on a pair of socks. No hot spots, no rubbing, broken in from day one. Great Job!

  12. Rated 5 out of 5


    Picked these boots up about a month ago, so far so good. Felt comfortable from day 1 have yet to wear them in heavy rain so unsure about that but otherwise no complaints and they seem to be much more durable than all the other brand similar style I have bought.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dannell D.

    The stitching is excellent. The leather is thick. Sizing is true to fit. The 3M lining is impressive. The image does not do justice to the quality of this footwear.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5


    I have had mine for 6 years and There Still Awesome! Arc Gouging and Welding in the Harshest Conditions!

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bruce Paugh

    Great boots. I will only wear Thorogood. Stay USA made and union made and you have a customer for life

  16. Rated 5 out of 5


    I bought these boots about a month ago and they are hands down the best boots ive ever worn. I have gone threw dozens of other brands and none have come close to this boot. The waterproofing is unbelievable. Ive worked with them in rain and mud all day without getting wet at all. Craftsmenship and leather choice is the best ive ever seen. Also the most confortablef boot ive ever worn, and it was that way right out of the box. No break in time. My knees and back feel ten years younger now. I spend alot of time in equipment and i thought the 8” upper might hinder my pedal movements, but it hasnt at all. They have a new lifetime customer with me. Plus i love that they are built in my state!

  17. Rated 5 out of 5


    I work in a aggregate plant where walking on stone is an everyday thing. We have 2 seasons, dust and mud. These boots have ample room and in winter time you can wear a wool sock. Love these boots!!! LONG LIVE UNION!!!

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paul Fiebke

    Love them only wish came in 9 1/2 EEEE being diabetic having problems with feet the 2EE hard were somedays

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