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Old 13 December 2008, 06:31   #21
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Originally Posted by Colin F View Post
at the moment i manage with a set of industrial marigolds that the fisherman use (about £2 a pair) with some wooly gloves underneath. They work ok and are very dry, but after 2 hrs start to get cold. They are the best at being waterproof though in my experience.
I know which ones you mean, very thick normally black rubber? That is an option I hadn't thought about. Aren't they a pain when you need to use fiddly things like the nob on handheld VHF's?

Nob and black rubber in the same post. Think I'm gonna end up in the bilges again!

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Old 13 December 2008, 10:31   #22
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... and 'handheld' as well: you've no hope !

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