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lanyard

old waders... any use?

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lanyard    0
lanyard

So I've amassed a collection of non-repairable canvas and neoprene waders.

Any thoughts on recycling these, other uses?

More patch material than I'll need in a lifetime.

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icehousebob    0
icehousebob

I took one pair that the upper part had gone bad and cut them down to a pair of knee high mud boots. I have some now that are cut to ankle length that I can stomp into to go out on the lawn on wet mornings.

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magnum mike    7
magnum mike

If they are not too heavy, they make good rough duty rain pants.

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wh1stler    0
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So I've amassed a collection of non-repairable canvas and neoprene waders.

Any thoughts on recycling these, other uses?


I second the idea of cutting them down for knee boots to deal with wet walks to the deer stand. In fact, if they are size 13's or so, I would be happy to take a pair or two off your hands.

Wh1stler

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Coldwater Crappie Guy    0
Coldwater Crappie Guy

I worked at a butcher shop and they worked great if you cut them off below the knees.

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anchor man    2
anchor man

I cut mine down to hip boots and strung shoes laces through the upper leg to keep them from falling down, works great. I also used some left over neoprene and made some camo can coolers as a joke gift for my hunting buddies.

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lanyard    0
lanyard

Thanks for the ideas! Likely perfect to cut a pair down to hip boots and store at the deer shack. Heavy rain years make a couple of the trails woodland sloughs.

For the old ones that boots are shot maybe a motor cover out of the uppers. I've never been able to part with $25.00 for a motor cover!

Getting itchy. Opened up the deer shack this past weekend and a thunderstorm came through Sunday a.m., no time for the shooting!

My shoulder needs a little kick!

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