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#5961970 - 10/05/15 12:12 PM Chippewa's Snake boots
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I am looking at getting a pair of snake boots. I read a lot of yall really like the Chippewa's brand. I am looking at getting the waterproof model and was wondering if they are truly waterproof and worth the extra money to get that style of boot.

Thank you
Steven

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#5962061 - 10/05/15 12:51 PM Re: Chippewa's Snake boots [Re: USMCatfish]
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I have that pair, they have been waterproof for me, mainly with the dew on buffel grass, cant say I've actually walked through water to test them out. I'd go with a snakeproof rubber boot if that's what you're looking to do with them.

Only downside is they are a really hot boot.
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#5962065 - 10/05/15 12:57 PM Re: Chippewa's Snake boots [Re: Southtexas36]
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Originally Posted By: Southtexas36
I have that pair, they have been waterproof for me, mainly with the dew on buffel grass, cant say I've actually walked through water to test them out. I'd go with a snakeproof rubber boot if that's what you're looking to do with them.

Only downside is they are a really hot boot.



Yes Sir...Love mine but they get Warm
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#5962082 - 10/05/15 01:06 PM Re: Chippewa's Snake boots [Re: USMCatfish]
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Do the Chippewa's get warmer then other snake boots?

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#5962085 - 10/05/15 01:09 PM Re: Chippewa's Snake boots [Re: USMCatfish]
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I wear mine when it is hot and don't notice. I normally have shorts on if it is hot. They are not tight on the calf so they get air flow in there.

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#5962088 - 10/05/15 01:12 PM Re: Chippewa's Snake boots [Re: USMCatfish]
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I have walked through about 8" of standing water and my feet were completly dry. That was when they were about a year old. Haven't been through that kind of water since then so can't say if they are still 100% water proof. They still keep my feet dry in soaked grass though.
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#5962103 - 10/05/15 01:21 PM Re: Chippewa's Snake boots [Re: USMCatfish]
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I have that same pair, had them for just over a year now. Walked through standing water a number of times and they kept my feet dry. They're not hot to me either. I like them a lot.
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#5962165 - 10/05/15 01:59 PM Re: Chippewa's Snake boots [Re: USMCatfish]
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Well with my bird legs there should be lots of air flow between me and the boot.

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