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I notice Hodgeman has a set of waders on the market with a built-in zipper. Wonder how reliable this arrangement would be? Any problem with zipper leaks? Seems that it would be difficult to build a zipper that would zip and still keep water out . . . ??
Sure offers some advantages tho . . . especially for us coffee drinkers!
Any other companies offer waders with zippers?
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Cabelas also makes waders with zippers. Not real sure how that works either. But how about you buy a pair and let us all know :toofunny:!
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Just make sure that the first time you try them out that its in chest deep water in 10 degree weather....But in all seriousness...the way that I look at it, its just one more thing to worry about leaking....Im sure they are waterproof, but if you want them to help you cool off on warm days, which I could see as a benifit...just roll your waders down and use yoru suspenders as a belt....my other concern would me with waders without zippers, if they leak you can usally patch them...I have no idea how you would fix a leaky zipper
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I've heard of many people complaining about them leaking after they get used some. Basicly sounds like the zipper wears and looses its ability to stay water proof.
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