Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Jimmy from Cottage Grove

Wader Repair?

6 posts in this topic

Has anyone ever repaired a pair of waders? I bought a pair about 2 months ago, and I got tangled with an underwater log, the log won!! It came with a patch kit. But the directions don't make any sense!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's a stupid question I know

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

if it is just a tear then use the glue it comes with to fill the gap and then put the two edges together and allow it to fasten together.

if there is a hole, you just cut out a piece of the patching material that will fill the hole correctly and glue the patch into place. there might be some adhesive material you iron on over this patch to fasten it more securely as well.

Neoprene waders are crap as far as I'm concerned but I continue to patch mine and use them because they are the only thing that will keep me warm during my ice-breaking hunts.

Good luck with the patching!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

shoe goo is my best friend when it comes to my waders and any rubber boot for that matter.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

get one of those hodgman wader repair kits, comes with glue and some patches, that is what i used and it hasnt leaked in two years...i had a electrical burn hole on mine that i repaired.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I got some stuff from cabela's, like aquaseal or soemthing like that. It can patch rather large holes with no patching material.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • monstermoose78
      Nice gills @Rick G
    • smurfy
      them sure are some big ole pretty gills Rick!!!!!!!!!!!
    • AlwaysFishing23
      Buddy and I went out yesterday around noon. Fished for a few hours was a little windy but not to bad. Only got a small largemouth and one decent gill. Only fished for 2-3 hours tried all over the small lake we were on. Ooh well still nice to finnaly get out. Planning on taking the yak out on opener do a bass/pike/ walleye trip so exited for that. Few nice gills you got there rick!
    • JBMasterAngler
      Any reports? I know there was a lot of people out there. The boomsite access was already 3/4 full when I drove by at 5 AM. I'm thinking about going out of blufflands park on Friday. 
    • Rick G