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"Picked the lady's boots up yesterday. I was very surprised/upset that only half the sole was replaced from where the original sole broke and splended in to" the existing back portion of the sole. The heel that he said had to be replace if he replaced the whole sole, had a black cap on the bottom portion of the existing heel. The bottom and the heel were painted black to blend in with the 1/2 of the sole that was replaced. 1st the brown heel that went good with the boot is now painted black. 2nd the sole is weak as the original sole cracked in the middle and that is where the new black sole begins. I brought this to the shoe repairman's attention and he stated that is what we agreed too. I told him that we definitely talked about a full sole replacement on both boots and that is the only reason why the heel would need to be replaced. I would not have left them to be repaired if he was only going to put a 1/2 sole on the boots. He would not do anything about the error that he made. He did it the cheapest way possible and the boots look awful now. I will need to replace the soles sooner than I thought, I'm sure as they won't last. As to the Men's boots that needed to be stretched - my husband came with me to try them on and there was no change to the boot. He decided to leave the boots there for another 3 days as they are going to stretch it more. I would not recommended Rawhide Boot & Shoe Repair Shop. They tell you what you want to hear, make sure you pay up front and do cheapest/easiest for them. They have your money and won't do anything to correct this. Outcome is not good!

-Jacqueline J.

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"My shoes are ruined. They look horrible!
tried to convince me that he had to "hand sew" the stitching, but he went right through" the side of the shoe and left holes. He also left glue and his stitches were uneven and sloppy. I cannot wear these shoes again. Sloppy work. Do not use this place.

-TRACY P.

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Customer says she can't wear her shoes because the zipper repair looks bad. Shoe repair shop says they did a good job and won't give her a refund.

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You would have to have a shoe repair shop evaluate them - some heels are hollow except at the tip so you might not be able to shorten them and retain the necessary strength - others are solid, so he would have to look at them. Might be able to just remove heel cap, cut down, and put heel cap back on.

 

Bear in mind that cutting the heels down will rock the shoe "backwards", so you will be walking on sole further back on the shoe - if the unthickened sole part betweenthe heel and the ball of the foot would be walked on because of this, you might have to pay him to add leather there to, which might mean resoling the entire shoe - could get pricey, if these are not worth hundreds of $.

 

As for evaluating a shoe repai place - only thing I can think is if these are pricey shoes, call store and see if they recommend a particular place. Otherwise Search Angies List for sheo repair places and reviews.

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Shoe Repairing reviews in Pasadena

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They are excellent. They know what they are doing and they are always ready when they say it will be. They are reasonable in price and the quality of the shoes are always very good. I would highly recommend them.
- Keith C.
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don't recall the exact date or price, but remember thinking they were a bit pricey. That said, it was worth the excellent service performed and I would absolutely recommend them. Have been there a couple of times, and will be using them again in the future.
- Nita S.
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I've used this business many times over the years. I've never been impressed with service but I wanted to support a local company.
This time I dropped off the shoe and said I would wait. I was told I could not. I said I always come in the date it was to be ready and then wait while they do the work then. I was told to go somewhere else if I didn't want to wait a week.
I said I would wait a week.
I arrived the morning it was to be ready and was told to come back between 4:30 and 5:00.
I came back at 4:35 and was told it would not be ready until Monday.
I stopped by Monday evening and it wasn't ready.
I stopped by Thursday evening and it wasn't ready.
I was told I would receive a phone call when it was ready and there would be no charge.
The next week I received a call and picked up the shoe and was charged the estimated cost.
I got home and the shoe is unwearable. The new stitch looks good from the outside but the knot on the inside is so big it hurts my big toe.
- JOHN AND SUZAN M.
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We determined that they didnt need the full sole. Just half. They were super busy when I went In as they do all sorts of leather work - from suitcases to purses to shoes. My wife had them work on a Coach purse and she said they did an excellent job. Anyway, it took a week to get the shoes back, but they were excellent! He even shined them up and replaced the laces.
- SCOTT W.
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I had a great experience with
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. I needed to have the cap on the bottom of the heels of my favorite boots replaced. The service was promp and the rapair appears to have been done very well. And he polished them, too - they look like new. He only charged $8.50. I'm very pleased.
- Julie T.
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My wife has a foot problem. The only shoe which she wears has a Velcro fastener. The fastener wore out. Other shoe repair businesses (on Angie's List) told me that it would take at least two weeks to replace the Velcro. Old
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did it as I waited. SUPER SERVICE!!!!!!!
- Wojciech D.
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said they could not make the watchband however while I was in the shop I noticed lots of really nice leather goods for sale. I was needing a leather belt for our daughter and saw several I thought she'd like. My plan was to take her into the shop to look but with her work schedule we just never made it in. I was so impressed with
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and the shop I returned the week before Christmas and purchased an Italian leather belt that was made in America for myself. (I LOVE it. The quality and price were incredible). I then purchased a beautiful belt and a matching cellphone case for our daughter for Christmas. They were both handmade of American leather by an Amish craftsman. I was very impressed with the high quality craftsmanship and very reasonable price. I was able to meet Gaylon
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the other owner. He took the time to explain to me the differences in tanning methods and how the products he carried were superior to ones found in most stores. He also told me that he and Mrs.
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(
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) have a real Mom and Pop operation, taking great pride in the work and products and work hard to keep the prices reasonable.
- Rebecca B.
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I needed a small leather
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restitched. They said it wasn't worth fixing and refused to do it. The gentleman I spoke to was not friendly. I would have paid anything reasonable. He clearly just didn't want to deal with such a small job. I don't understand that kind of attitude.
- BEN K.

All Shoe Repairs in Pasadena, CA

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Al's Redlands Boot

4 E REDLANDS BLVD
Redlands

ANDY'S SHOE REPAIR

2400 FOOTHILL BLVD
La Verne

Angelo's Shoe Repair

9850 National Blvd
Los Angeles

ANTHONY'S SHOE REPAIR

3401 E COAST HWY
Corona Del Mar

Arturo's Shoe Fixx

9643 S Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills

Bedford Shoe & Luggage Repair

11040 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles

FRANK'S SHOE REPAIR

350 S LAKE AVE
Pasadena

Georges Dance Shoes

1604 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank

IGM Auto Repair

6205 Kester Ave
Van Nuys

Joe's Shoe Repair

18348 Sierra Hwy
Canyon Country

KOVACS LUGGAGE

2124 E COLORADO BLVD
Pasadena

Leather Repair Pros.

10674 Riverside Dr.
North Hollywood

MILANO SHOE REPAIR SERVICE

728 E GREEN ST
Pasadena

MILANO SHOE REPAIR SVC

728 E GREEN ST
Pasadena

Miracle Instant Shoe Repair

324 Culver Blvd
Playa Del Rey

Monte Vista Shoe Repair

5208
Monte Vista Street

Mundo Terra

7417 Van Nuys Blvd.

NOVIS ORTHOPEDIC SHOES

1836 E COLORADO BLVD
Pasadena

PASQUALE SHOE REPAIR

5616 SAN VICENTE BLVD
Los Angeles

PREMIER SUEDE & LEATHER CLEANERS

3419 VIA LIDO
Newport Beach

Red Wing Shoe Company Inc

757 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks

ROBERT'S SHOE REPAIR

947 N ORANGE GROVE BLVD
Pasadena

Specified Services

14001 Windsor Pl
Santa Ana

STATION WAGON SHOE REPAIR

113 W CALIFORNIA BLVD
Pasadena

Strappy Sandals Heels

26040 Acero # 108
Mission Viejo

Tejas Custom Boots

415 Westheimer Road

The Walk Ez Store

1989 Fox Moor Ter

The WalkEZstore.com

2309 West Smith Valley Road

WAGON SHOE REPAIR

931 N MICHILLINDA AVE
Pasadena

Zinke's Shoe Repair

592 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena
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