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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:36 am    Post subject: Neoprene Waders Reply with quote

The time has come for some warm winter wear. I'm a bit fed up of leaky breathables getting my legs wet, which plays up my arthritis something shocking! Somehow I mange to puncture my breathables about once a weak. They're now 60% aquasure!

So, any suggestions for neoprenes which will stand the test of time? Ideally I would like a hand warmer pocket, a chest pocket and if possible an internal security pocket. Boot or stocking foot would be fine.

Any thoughts?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 7:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have a look at the snowbee ones.

I have the xs ones in a boot foot and they are great.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2007 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Greys GRXi Neoprene waders are very good

Ver similar to the old Snowbee Classics and at £79.99 wont break the bank
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Saw John Norris have some Diawa Neoprenes (4mm) on offer for £39.99 in their new catalogue. Daiwa Lochmor's £30.00 off RRP at £119.99

Having said that I've had a bad experience of Daiwa warranty, waiting 7 weeks for a tip replacement on a rod.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry to poach the thread Dryfly but whilst on the subject of neopenes, does anyone know of any manufacturers that offer them in a variety of fittings?

I guess it's time to fess up that I'm a short fat bastard although I consider myself to be over muscley !!!!!!!!

I'm after some chesties in a short leg size but without paying the earth . I know there are companies that will make any size you want but this seems quite an expensive option.

If breathables are available in short leg sizes then why not neoprenes ???

I'll know stand aside whilst everyone rips the pi55 Embarassed

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2007 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have vision neoprenes and they are great. Very, very warm!
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2007 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DanC wrote:
Sorry to poach the thread Dryfly but whilst on the subject of neopenes, does anyone know of any manufacturers that offer them in a variety of fittings?

I guess it's time to fess up that I'm a short fat bastard although I consider myself to be over muscley !!!!!!!!

I'm after some chesties in a short leg size but without paying the earth . I know there are companies that will make any size you want but this seems quite an expensive option.

If breathables are available in short leg sizes then why not neoprenes ???

I'll know stand aside whilst everyone rips the pi55 Embarassed

cheers

Dan


Dan, I have to use the fat dwarf secion in M&S as well but I've found with waders that I can get away with regular fittings OK (29" inside leg). Having said that I don't walk that far in them because they are used mainly for tubing but they fit and work OK. I use Snowbee neoprenes but like the look of the Vision Sub Zero models.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2007 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dan if you want to try my waders for size at Thornton then your more then welcome.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 7:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi guys
Well, I went with the advice and got a pair of Snowbees. tried them out the other day and I'm still smilimg. Re the size, Ive got runty legs and a 'manly chest' too. The snowbees are fine, I'd not want to walk far in them as the legs are a bit 1970s and flap about if the wind gets up (OK if I avoid the curry). But perfectly servicable and I can just about see out over the top :lol:
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ifor lent me a pair of neoprene waders at Thornton, and I too fall into 'fat dwarf' territory, but even though the boot was a size too large they were comfy and not too hot.

Time for me to invest in my own pair.

Will take your points on board - thanks all
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2007 10:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This a company made up of ex-dunlop employees in the midlands, they do custom made waders to your prefered size http://www.fishingwaders.co.uk/Madetomeasure.htm

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One of my mates had a wet suit made to measure from these guys, they do custom sized waders too , not cheap though http://www.gybe.co.uk/
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