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Long story short, Cabela's screwed me over with a pair of waders and aren't helping me out at all. Where are my options of getting some decently priced waders by Friday night? I'm in the Ogden area. I've checked Smith and Edwards, Sportsman's, and Cal Ranch doesn't carry them. Am I missing somewhere else?
 

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I found some Caddis brans ones on there. Anyone have any experience with them?
No experience, but I have heard that they are well regarded in the fly fishing world. I seem to remember a buddy of mine asking me about some Caddis ones at sportsmans a few weeks back. You might be able to see them before you order.

The only other places I could think of would be a decent drive, like scheels.

I don't think you would have them by Friday but Field Supply has a deal on waders that ends tomorrow morning. There are some really good sales on there though. http://www.fieldsupply.com/waders-up-to-55-percent-off-lacrosse-ducks-unlimited-itasca.html

I have heard of repairing boots with plasti dip, but have never tried it myself. It might hold you over until you can order some new ones. Just google plasti dip wader repair.

What size do you need?
 

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No experience, but I have heard that they are well regarded in the fly fishing world. I seem to remember a buddy of mine asking me about some Caddis ones at sportsmans a few weeks back. You might be able to see them before you order.

The only other places I could think of would be a decent drive, like scheels.

I don't think you would have them by Friday but Field Supply has a deal on waders that ends tomorrow morning. There are some really good sales on there though. http://www.fieldsupply.com/waders-up-to-55-percent-off-lacrosse-ducks-unlimited-itasca.html

I have heard of repairing boots with plasti dip, but have never tried it myself. It might hold you over until you can order some new ones. Just google plasti dip wader repair.

What size do you need?
Looks like a good option as well. I need some by Saturday, but I only have $130 on me and the cheapest I've found locally is more around $150. I'm looking for a size 11. I may have to order some and just stay wet for Saturday or see if my buddy can loan me some.
 

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I can't tell. Are you being serious? Would that fix a boot?
I have found that 99% of the junk that is advertised on TV is just that junk.

And I was just kidding.

What kind of problems are you having with Cabela's? I have always found them willing to help when there is a problem other than customer abuse and even then they seam to bend over backwards to keep you happy.

Are you trying to do it over the phone or did you go down to the store?
 

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Looks like a good option as well. I need some by Saturday, but I only have $130 on me and the cheapest I've found locally is more around $150. I'm looking for a size 11. I may have to order some and just stay wet for Saturday or see if my buddy can loan me some.
My extra's won't fit, sorry.

Honestly, I would try the plasti dip (looks like the spray can is what you need) if you can't borrow some, and then order from field supply. It looks like there are some on there that fall into your price range, although shipping might get you.
 

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I have found that 99% of the junk that is advertised on TV is just that junk.

And I was just kidding.

What kind of problems are you having with Cabela's? I have always found them willing to help when there is a problem other than customer abuse and even then they seam to bend over backwards to keep you happy.

Are you trying to do it over the phone or did you go down to the store?
I bought the waders 8/2014 and used them maybe 6 times. The boot's seam looks to be poorly built and had 2 inches of water in them on Saturday. I called to start the return process for the lifetime warranty, but they said they no longer lifetime their waders. That changed just a few months ago. They also stopped making my model of waders as well. They are like new, but they leak a ton. They said I could send them in, write a letter, and hope for the best with their return department. This was all over the phone with 2 reps and a supervisor. I'll be returning them, but I'm really not expecting them to do me any favors. If they do, I'll have some Cabela's waders for sale.
 

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I have Cabelas breathable waders, I think they are the Northern Flight model that the seams in the boots cracked and leaked. What are yours Junior?
 

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my brothers had both of the boots in his waders crack. We took some shoe goo and put about five thin layers over the cracks and they haven't leaked on him yet this year so you might could try that
 

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Aqua seal and fixed. going on two seasons after my cabela's neoprene wader got cracks in the boots from storing improperly. I had two long cracks in the back and one across the toe. Just dried them out, cleaned surface with alcohol roughed up the area a little bit. and opened the hole up a bit squirted some down in the crack and then put a small bead across the crack. I showed FM the last time we was out. Still no wet feet this season so far either.

Best way to prevent boot damage is to store your waders in a cool dry area. like a basement. and make boot hangers and hang them upside down. Two boards properly spaced across the floor joists works great and your waders will last for years and years. These are going on about 8 years now possibly 10? getting to old to keep track of stuff like this.
 

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it honestly depends on where the leak is. If its a hole or something easy, than aquaseal or shoe goop etc... But if its a seam leak, like in the crotch or thighs area, than good luck.
 

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it honestly depends on where the leak is. If its a hole or something easy, than aquaseal or shoe goop etc... But if its a seam leak, like in the crotch or thighs area, than good luck.
I feel that is where aqua seal is really works the best . I just coat the whole seam past where I think it is leaking and that is where these boots first started leaking nothing worse them wet ****s on a cold winter day.

I have never had any luck with shoe goo. always peeled right off.
 

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I coated the whole crotch area in aqua seal, bought 3 tubes. Still no idea how the water gets in. I guess some people get lucky or others have bad luck.
 
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