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I bought a pair of cabelas dry plus stocking foot waders for next season. My dilemma is that they are a light tan. I was wondering if painting brown blobs and misting the waders would be suitable for duck hunting. I mostly hunt by hiding in cat tails and in a kayak as a layout boat. What paint would stick? I used neoprene stocking foots this yer and they were better than the boot foot neo's, but kinda hot if I walked. Appreciate the help.
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Unless the paint is water-based (acrylic), it could adversely affect the permeable membrane in your waders. Any paint would kill the "breathability" of the fabric where it's applied.
Using it in cattails and in a layout environment would not require the "camo" you are talking about.
Bottom line: I wouldn't paint them.
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