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Old 10-28-2012, 08:00 PM
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Waders

Been looking for some. Does anybody know of a good deal out there?

Looking for a decent m/l set. Help is appreciated. Thanks all!
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:07 PM
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sportsmans always has waders going on discount, them of sports authority
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:19 PM
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I searched and saved and planned on getting the g3 by Simms but ended up getting the sonic zip pros by Reddington. Simms stuff never goes on sale. The best I found is a shop out of Oregon that would give me 50.00 for old waders when I purchased a new pair of Simms and didn't charge sales tax. I did find some g3 factory defects on ebay but lost the bid to the only pair that would have fit me. After only having my pair RIver Walks for one and a half seasons and having numerous holes all over the feet I decided it was time to change. I used an entire tube of wader seal on them three different times but still wadded in the Juan with soaking wet feet. Spend the extra money and get a pair that will last.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:21 PM
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you get what you pay for.
look at ll bean. spend more than you think you should.

send them back if you don't like them. do the same thing when the ones you buy leak. they'll replace them. shut up you say.

otherwise buy simms.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:25 PM
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you get what you pay for.
look at ll bean. spend more than you think you should.

send them back if you don't like them. do the same thing when the ones you buy leak. they'll replace them. shut up you say.

otherwise buy simms.
I don't think they would take them back Blur. They were like 159.00 or 179.00 and they came with no guarantee.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:45 PM
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After spenting 60+ days a year sitting in my pontoon boat wearing out the seat of my $200+ Simms waders for no good reason, I re-evaluated what I was spending good money for.

Now, when fishing in my pontoon boat I use a pair of $40 Cabelas hip waders. I always have a pair of chest waders with me and only use them in inclimate weather.

My only pair of Simms waders have a slow leak in one foot, which I think I have repaired. This will probably be the last pair of Simms that I buy.

My back-up is LL Beans chest waders for $89. I have friends who use these with excellent results. Cabelas also has good waders.

Regardless of which brand of waders I buy, they only last me 2 years.

Do the math and figure it out for yourself.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:46 PM
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if yer talking ll bean, try it. they're return policy is wack crazy good.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:58 PM
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A good friend of mine was fishing the Babine in BC about 5 years ago and developed a leak in his Simms waders.

What would you do? Patch the waders and keep fishing!!!!!!!!!!!!

Upon returning home he sent them to Simms and was told that since he did not patch them correctly that the warranty was void.

This was the last pair of Simms that he purchased.

Now uses exclusively LL Beans waders, though he can afford to buy anything on the market.

Not sure how Simms currently deals with returns, and do not mean to bash Simms products, but I have heard too many stories.
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:26 PM
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Cabela's has a few on sale.
Men's Waders
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Old 10-29-2012, 03:22 PM
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Feather-Craft has the Patagonia Rio Gallegos on closeout for $314 plus shipping in XL Reg and XL King only. I was all set to spend my Discover Card points on G3's, but The best deals I could find were $449, no shipping, no tax and either a free shirt or a free wader bag. So I guess I'm still a cheap SOB and lucky to be fat. And SlitzyBlur is right about LL Bean: They are very liberal with returns.
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