Plasti-Dip wader boot repair...AWESOME!!

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Plasti-Dip wader boot repair...AWESOME!!

Postby Indaswamp » Wed May 02, 2012 7:18 pm

Saw this on another site recently, thought I'd share...
Most of my waders end up leaking because the rubber boot foot starts getting small micro cracks in them. When this happens-buy a spray can of plasti-dip and some solvent (toluene, xylene, or naptha). Clean the rubber boot foot thoroughly with the solvent to remove dirt and oxidation, then spray with the plasti-dip on the boots evenly-bottom of the boot as well. When you finish spraying the boots, dip the undersole in a layer of sand (this will give you traction. :thumbsup: ) then hang to dry for 4-6 hours. once first coast has dried, re-apply a second coat a little thicker than the first (don't forget to spray over the sand too). Hang and let dry. When finished-you will have a pair of waders that should last you a few more years! :thumbsup: As long as the neoprene is still good....

For about $7-8 bucks-Even Cheap ASSA will approve!!!!! :yes:
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Re: Plasti-Dip wader boot repair...AWESOME!!

Postby Iowawaterfowlnut » Wed May 02, 2012 7:36 pm

Thanks for the tip, I have a pair of knee boots suffering from dry rot cracks, I'll have to try this on :thumbsup:
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Re: Plasti-Dip wader boot repair...AWESOME!!

Postby 3legged_lab » Wed May 02, 2012 9:07 pm

You can also use it to replace the bottom of your boat with a screen door. :grooving:
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Re: Plasti-Dip wader boot repair...AWESOME!!

Postby Indaswamp » Wed May 02, 2012 9:09 pm

3legged_lab wrote:You can also use it to replace the bottom of your boat with a screen door. :grooving:

that's the cheap stuff sold on TV...not the same stuff. :no:
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Re: Plasti-Dip wader boot repair...AWESOME!!

Postby 3legged_lab » Wed May 02, 2012 9:10 pm

Indaswamp wrote:
3legged_lab wrote:You can also use it to replace the bottom of your boat with a screen door. :grooving:

that's the cheap stuff sold on TV...not the same stuff. :no:

and after a day on the water it still floats!
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Redbeard wrote: I simply side step the charging dog and swiftly deliver a judo chop to the back of the neck, temporarily disabling the dog. I then apply a rear naked choke until the dog falls asleep.
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