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Best Wellies

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by herzzreh, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. herzzreh

    herzzreh Senior member

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    Since I won't be wearing these for style and frankly don't care how they look, I thought this should go in General...

    Who makes the most comfortable and durable Wellies? I don't care if they only come in baby-shit-yellow color, but I need them to fit well. There is no way I will be caught wearing one of these in real life in the city, but I seriously do need them to stomp around mud in the field.
     
  2. VelvetGreen

    VelvetGreen Senior member

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    Hunter
    Le Chameau
    Barbour
    Aigle

    :fonz:
     
  3. WingTips

    WingTips Well-Known Member

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    le chameau the gold standard

    aigle good too

    hunter far too fashionable
     
  4. Terrace

    Terrace New Member

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    Aigle are the best and most durable wellies. Le chameau is also good, but Hunter is certainly not the reference for high quality wellies.
     
  5. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    Chameau and Aigle..
     
  6. London Rudeboy

    London Rudeboy Senior member

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    Definitely not Hunter, the shafts are always too tight-fitting on the calf.
     
  7. TimH

    TimH Senior member

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    My pair of Hunter Glentrool have served me well for over 8 years of shooting and general outdoor stuff and do not suffer from the above. These days though I doubt you could get the same again so Le Chameau next methinks.
     
  8. blahman

    blahman Senior member

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    I think my 3.5hrs sleep last night is getting to me. I read 'Best Willies' :fu:
     
  9. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    And did you get a hard on with this rubber talk?:rimshot:
     
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  10. ysc

    ysc Senior member

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    Another vote for aigle. My pair of parcours are amongst the most comfortable shoes (including slippers) I have ever owned. The better hunters are ok, although overpriced, the entry level ones are crap. Le chameau and dubarry are good. Any high quality rubber welly will want a little more care than cheap rubber (basically clean mud off if storing for a long time) but are much more comfortable and durable apart from that.
     
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