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Old 04 May 2016, 09:13   #41
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Thanks Andy. That's good to know!
Those, or Gull's version, are exactly what I've been considering.
Reckon I'll give them a whirl.
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13'c in my area during winter, though the wetsuit boots are more for protection from oysters, urchins and spiny fish etc. Aus is a huge place, some areas barely drop below 34'c while 2hrs from me we have world class snow fields and ice capped mountains. Here's a couple of shots from camping 15'c bellow.



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Just found these on sale
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Just some feedback that today I've had my first day out with these https://www.wetsuitoutlet.co.uk/2016...6-p-15331.html and they have proved perfect.

Worn for about 7hrs hauling the SIB down the road, in the water at the slipway and in the SIB. Good grippy soles, not too bad to get on and off, fit snug enough not to hold too much water, warm and comfy.
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Some great ideas on this topic - I've been using the Gul shoes below for a couple of years. Fantastic in the boat - lightweight, warm and very comfy but not so great off, far too thin and useless on stones.

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I've gave the Rock Swim boots a brief bathtub trial at the weekend.
No drysuit socks socks yet so I slipped on a thin pair of cotton socks simply to enable me to get my feet into the neoprene.

As expect it was bloody cold as the water seeped in but the neoprene booties did their job and my feet were comfortably warm in a couple of minutes.
Obviously the tap water was somewhat warmer than I'd expect to find the river or sea but it was cold enough that my hands dipped into it for a short period was very uncomfortable.

I reckon these will be a winner. They seem to take forever to dry though.
I've certainly got no concerns over comfort and durability. Good arch support, loads of tread... They're a comfy pair of combat boots which happen to be made of rubber and neoprene instead of leather.

If I decided I want dry feet I reckon a thin pair of goretex socks and I'd be a happy chap.
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