I love my doc marten's. I have a 6" steel toe that didn't have any visible stitching to the sole except on the back of the heel. I mostly wear them while welding. Very little damage over the past two years (only worn about 12-20 hrs a week, depending on the week)
$45 of the miera's shoe truck from work.
2003 gmc 1500hd quadrasteer "Miley"
2000 jeep cherokee "Herman"
1946 CJ2a "The Kernel"
1977 Ranger 150a bass boat
1987 Yamaha Moto 4 quad