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-This answer assumes the premature wear you are noticing is on the outsole (or bottom) of your boots. You may be able to use silicone to rebuild your worn outsole, though the success of this repair might depend on the product you are intending to use and the type of material your outsole is made out of (leather, rubber, etc.).
+You may be able to use silicone to rebuild your worn outsole, though the success of this repair might depend on the product you are intending to use and the type of material your outsole is made out of (leather, rubber, etc.).
A tried-and-true product specifically used for shoe repair is [http://www.amazon.com/Shoe-GOO%C2%AE-Adhesive-3-7-Black/dp/B004PBOJE8/ref=pd_sim_468_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=51FLF5B7RoL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR86%2C160_&refRID=1H9SSESWGVYAJW9HHGB6|Shoe Goo.] Here are two guides to help you complete the repair:
* [guide|40148|How To Fix a Hole in the Sole of a Shoe]
* [guide|50518|Technique: How to Repair a Hole on the Shoe Sole]
Hope this helps!

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Original post by: Marty Rippens ,

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This answer assumes the premature wear you are noticing is on the outsole (or bottom) of your boots. You may be able to use silicone to rebuild your worn outsole, though the success of this repair might depend on the product you are intending to use and the type of material your outsole is made out of (leather, rubber, etc.).

A tried-and-true product specifically used for shoe repair is [http://www.amazon.com/Shoe-GOO%C2%AE-Adhesive-3-7-Black/dp/B004PBOJE8/ref=pd_sim_468_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=51FLF5B7RoL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR86%2C160_&refRID=1H9SSESWGVYAJW9HHGB6|Shoe Goo.] Here are two guides to help you complete the repair:

* [guide|40148|How To Fix a Hole in the Sole of a Shoe]
* [guide|50518|Technique: How to Repair a Hole on the Shoe Sole]

Hope this helps!

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