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Scoot

Huge wools socks

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I've got a friend of a friend who's looking for huge wool socks. He's 6'10" and has proportionally (ridiculously) large feet. Anyone know where he can get wool socks for size 23 feet? I'd guess it'd be something like XXXXL sized socks...

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23?!?!? Cripes, I have known some big dude and only seen up to size 18. That's enormous.

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I hear that in the woods of the northwest there is a creature with feet like that. I bet if you find him he'll gladly borrow your friend a pair of his socks.

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Yikes! My kid is a size 16 so I know what a problem it can be to find big sizes but 23..Holy Moly! Only thing I can think of is find some Granny who is willing to break out the knitting needles.

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Im guessing wool socks in a 23 will have to be custom made. The biggest I ever saw were xxxl.

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NL, I thought you wear size 23??

Find someone who knits. A family friend used to knit heavy/tall ones for us and they are great.

Steve

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Size 23 socks? I picutre them looking like sleeping bags.

Hey, thats an idea. Maybe find a childs sized sleeping bag and see how it fits.

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i work at a shoe store and we sell wool socks, ill check the catalog on wed and look at what the biggest size they make.

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Scoot, does he have hunting boots in a 23? If so, contact the company, they might know who makes socks that big. I only wear a 14 and know how much of a problem it is to find footwear and socks, let alone a 23. I started using under armor socks this winter I really liked them.

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Thanks for all of your responses-- I figured I'd get a mixed bag of responses to this one! I don't actually know the guy- he's a friend of a friend who I've never met before.

My one follow up question is- does anyone out there have a couple sheep you'd like to donate? grin

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who is the company in Ely that makes the Muclucks? It's Will Steiger isn't it? Maybe this guy could invest in a pair of those. From what I have heard, they are extremely warm and comfortable, not sure about waterproof however.....

I will keep looking around tonight, nothing else to do

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You could always find four wool socks. Have someone stitch two of them together and you have two pairs of socks.

And they say there is no sasquatch?!?!

Another option would be to call Shaq and see where he gets his.

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Talk to the Brainerd Chamber, maybe they can contact Paul Bunyon. What about snow shoes with some blankets wraped around them?!

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Google Stephan Marbury's shoe store. He has many HUGE sizes at his store and may have a place you can get wool socks.

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Northlander, I must be doing something wrong with the search-- all I can find is info about the punk NBA player who's with the Celtics. I can't find a shoe store by that name... What am I doing wrong?

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starbury dot com is the HSOforum they're talking about I believe, but I didnt see any socks on there

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Yes thats it Im sorry. E-mail them and I bet they can find ya socks in that size. Shack has to get them some place.

I just checked the site and its poor at best. He had a store where he sold BIG shoes etc. but I cant find any info on it.

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forbigfeet dot com

If they dont have them nothing will. I was having a brain fart trying to think of the site lol!

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