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#160464 04/25/09 01:27 PM
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BGM -

I bought a cheap pair from Cabelas [$50] and they are working well - I mean, about as well as a pair of rubber boots should, I guess. Yours look more durable, comfortable, albeit twice the price - but I never shy away from $$ for higher quality footwear. You definitely get what you pay more, IMO.


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I still just wear the sneakers that my wife tosses in the garbage. I retrieve them for wading.


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About $20 $25 per pair at Farm & Fleet . Got one pair for Dski and one for me. Love 'em.
Northerner Max Boots

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I have a 5 year old pair of 16" wetland. Best boots I have ever owned for choring in the spring! But and this is a big one ... if you get poision ivy oil on or in the neoprene of the boot you can't get it off. Or at least I haven't been able to.

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I may look funny walking around here with them, but I still have the pair of white shrimper boots that I used to wear when fishing out of San Diego harbor (Fisherman's Landing). Black boots (or any dark color) in 80* weather in full sun really cooks your feet quick! $20.00 at memphis net & twine


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 Originally Posted By: Dave Davidson1
I still just wear the sneakers that my wife tosses in the garbage. I retrieve them for wading.


Wading though the muck in pink tennis shoes must be quite a site. Almost as good as wearing a pink cowboy hat.


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He's just lucky he and Charlene have the same shoe size.

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I hate muck boots - cheap or expensive. I've had both, and the high dollar ones didn't last any longer before getting a leak than the $19 specials from TSC. One of the hazards of living with Osage Orange/Bois D'Arc.

If at all possible, I wear my Pack (felt insert rubber bottoms, leather uppers) boots for wet/mud conditions. At least they are fairly comfortable for my feet.

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love mine
http://muckboots.com/wtl.htm
almost worn out
not good without socks
altime favorites
cant go wrong
bought pair for girlfriend and she loves hers too

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oops
is this how theo gets to 10000, recycling old threads
osage orange, get rid of it

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 Originally Posted By: cliffbrook

osage orange, get rid of it

We've got 1/3 a mile of it in old fence rows, plus sporadic trees here and there. They are up to 2+ ft dbh in size. I'd love to get rid of it, but I can't afford the chains and saws that would be needed.

We have had to learn to live with it.

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Paid $80 for mine 2 years ago. They hold up great and most importantly fit like a broke-in sneaker. Buy them, you wont be disappointed.



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maybe lusk can buy chains to celebrate post #10000

or another pair of muck boots for all the mucking around on this site


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