The 4563 Red Wing Boot Giveaway

by Brett & Kate McKay on January 5, 2012 · 6,742 comments

in Giveaway

Red Wing recently released a new boot as part of their awesome Heritage collection: the 4563. First developed for farmers, Red Wing introduced the 8-inch round toe work boot in 1919. The combination of two traditional styles, round toe boots provided the comfort of an oxford with the durability of a work boot. The round toe design made the boots more durable, as it was achieved by eliminating a seam by using one larger piece of leather instead of sewing together two smaller pieces.

Another great heritage feature of the 4563 is Red Wing’s signature Traction Tred sole, which was used on their first Irish Setter boots made in the 1950s. Farmers and upland game hunters loved the self-cleaning sole because it would keep the mud off their boots as they worked.

These boots go great with a pair of jeans, whether you’re at a worksite or out on the town. And best of all they’re Made in America, from leather crafted at a tannery in Minnesota.

The 4563 is available exclusively at Nordstroms, but Red Wing offered me a pair to give away to a lucky AoM reader as well.

Win the Red Wing 4563


To enter to win a pair of Red Wing 4563′s (which retail for $300), simply leave a comment below telling us where you’d like to wear these boots if you win ‘em. 

A winner will be drawn randomly from the entries. The deadline for entry into the giveaway is Thursday,  January 12, 2012 at 5:00 PM CST.

Good luck!

Entries are closed. Winner will be announced soon!

6701 Angela January 12, 2012 at 5:02 pm

I would wear these boots to dive to the bottom of the North Arabian Sea, find Bin Laden’s corpse, and kick him in the balls.

6702 James January 12, 2012 at 5:07 pm

I would wear them here and there, I would wear them anywhere. I would wear them trailing fox, I would wear them right out of the box. I would wear them on a train, and I would wear them in the rain. I would wear them everywear I do so like them Fan I am.

6703 Andrew Breyer January 12, 2012 at 5:08 pm

On the moon, duh!

6704 Eli Seitz January 12, 2012 at 5:15 pm

To the farm

6705 Trey January 12, 2012 at 5:18 pm

These boots seem like the ultimate work boot! I would love wearing them on the farm while bailing hay, hunting in the woods or just teetering around my yard in the city!

6706 Francis January 12, 2012 at 5:21 pm

I would wear these boots for a night out on the town of NYC with my ladies. Holding the door for the, holding their coat buying drinks. Being a real gentalman.

6707 Freshy January 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm

Everywhere!

6708 Paul Bowman January 12, 2012 at 5:29 pm

I would love to have a pair of these comfortable Boots in surgery. I practice Orthopedics. During arthroscopic proceedures there is always a lot of irrigation solution leaking onto the operating room floor. Preforming this type of surgery requires a good view of the affected joint. This exposure is obtained by manipulating the extremity. This requires me to use shreliable traction to which to obtain Even during joint replacement surgery blood can get on the flooroften . There is . is always

6709 Kevin Cederquist January 12, 2012 at 5:35 pm

I would wear mine when my wife and I renew our vows next August 2012. Our wedding in 2002 was country chic… Blue jeans, and my old Red Wing boots I had back then, what a comfortable pair of work boots, I would also wear my new ones where ever I went, you can’t beat quality!

6710 Kevin Cederquist January 12, 2012 at 5:40 pm

Umm, I noticed that my comment was posted at 5:35 pm , it is 4:35CST when I posted, are you all running a scam?

6711 arman January 12, 2012 at 5:40 pm

I would love to rock these so the other hipsters would be jealous when I go to see the black keys @ odu in march!!! Make it happen!!!

6712 Bobby January 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm

I’d wear them to go hiking in the Georgia mountains.

6713 david January 12, 2012 at 5:47 pm

I like to wear these boots working in the yard, hunting, just about anywhere.

6714 Gene January 12, 2012 at 5:51 pm

I’d wear these boots to my job, loading/unloading containers at the Port of Long Beach!

6715 Peter York January 12, 2012 at 5:58 pm

I would wear them everywhere as replacement work boots from a recent accident I had in which my last pair were trashed in a lawn mower accident that almost took my foot. Lucky for me I was wearing the right boots for the job and because of them I still have both of my feet.

6716 Gianni LaBarba January 12, 2012 at 6:14 pm

In my duck blind!

6717 Devin January 12, 2012 at 6:30 pm

I’d wear them doing saturday chores of the day might be lumber yard, might be a client meeting. They seem like pretty great versitile boots.

6718 JohnMay January 12, 2012 at 6:31 pm

I’d wear them doing things I learned on The Art of Manliness!

6719 Mark January 12, 2012 at 6:32 pm

I’d wear them when I go out on the down because the ladies find them so irresistible.

6720 Carlos blanco January 12, 2012 at 6:43 pm

Anywhere they would take me. Or maybe around the block.

6721 Carlos Blanco January 12, 2012 at 6:44 pm

Anywhere they would take me.

6722 Ryan Elliott January 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm

I’d wear them everywhere to frat hard

6723 John Scarbrough January 12, 2012 at 6:51 pm

I would wear these boots to work. I wear Red Wings already but I am almost due for a new pair.
JOHN

6724 don Roberto January 12, 2012 at 6:58 pm

I’d love a pair. Phoo, I’ll even drive down to Red Wing and pick ‘em up :)

6725 Derek Laird January 12, 2012 at 7:10 pm

Id show them off at work. Im a 600 ton press operator working 12 hour shifts and these would be the best boots for the job. After I won them Id show them off to everyone at work and brag about redwing and brag even more about AOM!

6726 Terran January 12, 2012 at 7:13 pm

I’d wear them everyday on my 2 mile walk to campus. Keep my feet dry when the weather gets nasty!

6727 Drew January 12, 2012 at 7:19 pm

I would wear these boots on the 4 kilometer walk to my highschool in 7 inches of snow, I am sure they would keep my toes nice and warm. Also, I would wear them pretty much everywhere else. After reading the article, I found that the sole design is quite interesting, because my current pair of (cold) shoes that I wear to school, water and mud gets trapped inside the sole, and I walk around squeaking for quite a while.

Cheers,
Drew

6728 Paul Bowman January 12, 2012 at 7:23 pm

I would love to have a pair of these comfortable Boots in surgery. I am a Physician Assistant working specializing in assisting with arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. Arthroscopys require good visualization of the joint achieved by manipulating of the patent’s extremity.

During surgery a mild salt solution is continuously pumped into the joint to distend the joint lining to aid visualization. About 75% of this solution is recovered using a suction device. The remainder flows onto the operating room floor. This fluid pooling around me makes the floor quite slippery. Footwear with excellent traction is essential. Resistance to salt is an added bonus

These boots will be excellent for this wet environment. They are designed to maintain traction on wet and oily surfaces so they will help eliminate the traction issue allowing me to focus on the patient. As a bonus, they will allow air circulation discouraging fungal infections unlike the rubber boots I currently use.

6729 PMacGhriogair January 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm

I would wear them hiking through the Scottish Highlands.

6730 John Burns January 12, 2012 at 7:37 pm

I would wear these boots to work and when I ride my horse.

6731 JD January 12, 2012 at 7:43 pm

The cobbled streets of Colonial Williamsburg, the shooting range, the family cabin in the mountains.

6732 Alan January 12, 2012 at 8:43 pm

i would wear them on a trip cross country to learn everything every state has to offer.

6733 Tim January 12, 2012 at 9:25 pm

I’d wear them while choppin wood.

6734 Charles January 12, 2012 at 9:44 pm

I’d gladly wear these boots on days that end in “Y.” Thanks for the opportunity.

6735 Justin January 12, 2012 at 9:55 pm

I would wear them while searching the woods of northern Michigan for morels and bigfoot.

6736 Adi January 12, 2012 at 10:03 pm

I would wear them while singlehandedly rescuing damsels from fires, and kittens from trees. The other had would be occupied punching bad guys.

6737 corey January 12, 2012 at 10:28 pm

I would wear them on a trip around the United States to visit every major league ballpark during the baseball season

6738 Tony January 12, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Id wear these timeless classics to work, I am a nurse on a behavioral health unit for adolescents. Tradition and values need to be reiterated with this young generation and great conversation item.

6739 Larry Buehler January 12, 2012 at 10:57 pm

Awesome. Asked for a pair for my 10 year wedding anniversary gift. The answer was no.

6740 Paul January 12, 2012 at 11:06 pm

Up to the property to build the new house.

6741 Caleb January 12, 2012 at 11:07 pm

Where wouldn’t I wear them? I’d wear them to my grave. And then be buried in them.

6742 Mike January 12, 2012 at 11:07 pm

I’d wear them working on the ranch.

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