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Style# 12037

Waterproof 5.11 Taclite™ 8" Boot

Average rating of 76%

Regular Price: $154.99

Special Price $72.99

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Purpose Built

Our full-sized 8” Waterproof 5.11 Taclite™ Boot combines durable 1200D Cordura® nylon, waterproofed full grain leather for the ultimate in moisture protection and lightweight performance.

Features & Benefits

  • Superior agility across any terrain
  • Enhanced stability and support
  • Foam padding


  • Excels in wet or tropical environments
  • Side zip functionality
  • Hidden tactical pocket
  • Integrated side vents
  • Moisture wicking
  • Ortholite® sockliner
  • Perforated EVA foam padding at the ankle
  • Oil-resistant, silent outsole
  • Fast rope tread
  • Imported
Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews

 3.8 average rating

(based on 29 reviews)

76 %

Best I ever had!

 Rated 5.0 stars



These boots have never failed me yet. I work 3 jobs and wear them almost every day, so its almost time for another pair. But in the mean time I will get new insoles and laces and wear the hell out of them for another 2 years!!!


 Rated 5.0 stars

From Charlie

from New City,NY

Very good,year and a half ago switch from Magnum.They feel good and look good.Thank you 5.11

Awesome Boots

 Rated 5.0 stars

From BigDave486

from Tennessee

I have owned and worn these boots for two years, 1 year in Afghanistan and 1 year in Cambodia; these boots have handled snow, rain, desert and humidity without an issue. I would recommend these duty boots to anyone that is looking for a quality product that offers great comfort, support and provides waterproof protection.


Great boots

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Swamp Doctor

from Williamsport, PA

I am a Environmental and Wetland Scientist. There is a lot of hiking in rugged and wet terrain involved with my job. These boots perform better than others I have owned which were specifically designed for wetland work. They are lite, comfortable, waterproof, and relatively inexpensive.

Still waterproof

 Rated 4.0 stars

From Rico911

from West Hollywood

I've had these boots for over a year, 6 months of that year were on a foot beat at an amusement park. Comfortable, light, still waterproof, stood in a 4 inch deep stream from a broken watermain. Kept my feet dry. Sole doesn't last.

worth every penny

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Sean the EMT

from Orr, MN

I wear this product everyday they are very comfortable another plus is that they are waterproof which is really nice when you are in a ditch rescuing someone.

Too soon to tell

 Rated 3.0 stars


from Devils Lake, ND

Only had these for a week but 5.11 wants a review. They seem comfortable enough but it's really too soon to tell what kind of quality they are. We'll see if they last. I was not overly impressed with the last pair of 5.11 ATAC boots that I had because the soles became very hard and slippery in cold weather. Also the sole started to separate after only a few months. I'm giving them another chance because I appreciate the discount through NAEMT.

Very Pleased

 Rated 3.0 stars

From Daddial

from Saint Louis, MO

I enjoy this product and will be happy to purchase another pair. I do not feel that they hold a shine as well as I would expect. They also do not shine super well either. I also had to purchase a set of custom insoles, but I would do that with any boot of any brand.

Great Boots

 Rated 5.0 stars

From SO Wood

from Portage, MI

Most comfortable boots I've ever had. Ready for duty straight out of the box. They keep my feet cool in the heat and warm in the cold. The only bad thing I can say is that after a week of use, they need to be tightened up a little. Aside from that, I need to keep telling myself that they my duty boots and not for everyday casual use. Even though they could be used for off-duty.

5.11 Water Proof Tac Boot

 Rated 4.0 stars

From RP

from Valparaiso, IN

This seems to be a fine boot indeed. To date I have only been wearing them for a couple of weeks but I am very pleased with this pair of boots. I have checked around and found the same/simular boot for a cheaper price but with their shipping expense it all seems to equal out. And the free shipping and time to recieve the product was very good. One con and/or thing I did notice was the laces, they are very thin I usually prefer a thick lace. Other than that a fine product.


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