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Old 03-31-2012   #31
 
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My next pair of Chacos will definitely be made in the USA, I was always proud when they were made in CO and had a couple of friends that worked there before they shipped much of the production overseas. It's worth it to me to pay a little more for a custom product made here. Have you ever noticed the crap coming out of China just falls apart after a few uses including boating gear.

Boating is one area where you can for the most part buy gear made in the USA and as a bonus the best boats, dryboxes, frames ect are made in the US imo.

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When I had new soles and webbing put on a pair I did order the side straps up to the ankle longer and they came out perfect. I think they even did the strap part N/C - their reason was premature strap failure or something. They were quite frayed so....it was win, win.

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Even after I ground away the rubber inside the heel straps- still too damned narrow at the heels. Make a WIDE Chaco!~ A really Wide... not that wide in the front only thing you call a wide. Make the straps too long- and let us cut off whatever we don't need once they're fitting well. Keens have completely gone to crap- they're so poorly made you can't even get one season out of a pair. I'm desperate for a quality sandal that fits!
I case I wasn't clear, they make a wide and a regular footbed.
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Lame

Don't really care... They are not that great anyways. Chaco = Over priced, cheaply made crap. Just saying

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For those of you that are freaking out over Chacos being made in China (referring to the 7 page long thread last year), there is good news!

MyChacos - Custom sandals for men and women at Chacos.com

You can now customize your Chacos to be whatever color, size, or sole you want... and they are 100% made in the USA. They do cost $30 more, but hey, why not?!

(I don't work for Chaco... I just happen to love them.)
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Even after I ground away the rubber inside the heel straps- still too damned narrow at the heels. Make a WIDE Chaco!~ A really Wide... not that wide in the front only thing you call a wide. Make the straps too long- and let us cut off whatever we don't need once they're fitting well. Keens have completely gone to crap- they're so poorly made you can't even get one season out of a pair. I'm desperate for a quality sandal that fits!
I case I wasn't clear, they make a wide and a regular footbed.
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So happy to hear I can buy American made Chacos again. Thayer really fit my feet great, but not hubby's, and was wondering what I was going to do for next pair of sandals. Because I want to see more jobs in the US, I have been buying more and more US made products, with a reference for those made in CO. The invisible hand begins with me.
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Because I want to see more jobs in the US, I have been buying more and more US made products, with a reference for those made in CO. The invisible hand begins with me.
Unfortunately for Colorado, Chaco appears to now be based out of Rockford, Michigan.
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Mine are the "wide" footbed.... but not nearly wide enough. Still searching for a well made sandal that actually fits.
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