Forged Hobnails, 100 pcs


Hobnail are short nails with thick heads used to increase the durability of boot soles. They have been used since antiquity for inexpensive durable footwear, often by workmen and the military. Roman soldiers wore hobnailed sandals ("Caligae"). More information...

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Forged Hobnails, 100 pcs

  • Pack of 100 authentic, forged, conical pin hobnails for nailing onto shoe soles.
  • Length approx. 17mm
  • Shank length approx. 13mm
  • Diameter of the hobnail head approx. 7mm
  • Material: iron / unhardened mild steel

The hobnails (also sole nails) reduce wear of the outsole. They are ideal for use outside. Please note they can scratch the indoor flooring!

7-Sep 2019
Jean-Simon Leblanc-Jalette
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Good except the tip is hard to rivet and nail down. The point is way to short to penetrate my half high viking boots leather soles.

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