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Ammo boots

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Proper ol’ job!

Boots - Crunchy as opposed to Boots - Orthopedic, like the ones Chickenpunk had to bull as a young soldier clad in chrome callipers.

'Ammunition Boots' ('cause they come with the ammunition') are leather-soled, hobnailed ankle boots. These are now only used ceremonially, are usually privately purchased, and are almost always 'burned down'.

This itself is a fascinating ritualistic process involving the flame of a lighted candle and the end of a spoon-handle - and then bulled with saliva and Kiwi boot polish (only Kiwi will do) to a mirror-like shine.

For a detailed description of how to achieve the required standard, see Bulling Boots.