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#6460768 - 09/20/16 04:15 PM props to cabella's
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Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 570
Loc: Mesquite
I just returned 4 pairs of waders to cabellas up in Allen and they gave me a gift card for the full amount. 2 pair are 1 year old and the other 2 were 2 years old. All had splits on the heels in the rubber boot area. I had washed and cleaned, dried, then lubed them up with vaseline. Put a plastic bag over them and hung up by the heels in my garage. But they all had the cracks. I'll plan on storing them in their boxes they came in in my closet this time. Now waiting on some waders to go on sell.

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#6460931 - 09/20/16 05:50 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
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Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 26854
Loc: Lake X
I think hanging waders is a bad idea, always had issues when I did that, so I stopped doing it.

And Cabelas used to do all returns no questions asked, then they went stricked to 1 year max, and now they are somewhere in between. They will normally always give you something on trade in.

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#6461002 - 09/20/16 06:32 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
bruiser Offline
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Registered: 12/04/06
Posts: 71
Loc: Austin, Tx
If they do away with their return policy, what's the point of shopping there with their prices?

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#6461024 - 09/20/16 06:51 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
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Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 691
Loc: Texas
I wash the mud of my waders after every season and that's it. I have 3 pairs of cabela's waders, 2 pairs of which are 5 or 6 seasons old, and none of them have those cracks. I think you may be doing more harm than good with the plastic bag, Vaseline, etc.

I bought a new pair last year when I stepped on some rebar and poked a hole in one of the boots. The pair I replaced was probably 10 years old and didn't have any cracks or leaks.
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#6461235 - 09/20/16 08:59 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
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Registered: 09/12/07
Posts: 5954
Loc: Central Texas
I have to say Cabela's hand down is where I go for hunting gear. I hope BPS doesn't buy them out.
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#6461275 - 09/20/16 09:22 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: Hopedale]
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Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 2026
Loc: Smith County
Originally Posted By: Hopedale
I have to say Cabela's hand down is where I go for hunting gear. I hope BPS doesn't buy them out.


Just do a web search.........it unfortunately is happening.

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#6461921 - 09/21/16 11:16 AM Re: props to cabella's [Re: Erny]
MoBettaHuntR Offline
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Registered: 10/29/14
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Loc: West is the best...
Originally Posted By: Erny
Originally Posted By: Hopedale
I have to say Cabela's hand down is where I go for hunting gear. I hope BPS doesn't buy them out.


Just do a web search.........it unfortunately is happening.


There is always a bigger fish. realmad
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#6462066 - 09/21/16 12:48 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: MoBettaHuntR]
TTUhunter4 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/10
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Originally Posted By: MoBettaHuntR
Originally Posted By: Erny
Originally Posted By: Hopedale
I have to say Cabela's hand down is where I go for hunting gear. I hope BPS doesn't buy them out.


Just do a web search.........it unfortunately is happening.


There is always a bigger fish. realmad


Not a sure thing yet.
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#6462129 - 09/21/16 01:29 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: TTUhunter4]
MoBettaHuntR Offline
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Registered: 10/29/14
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Originally Posted By: TTUhunter4
Originally Posted By: MoBettaHuntR
Originally Posted By: Erny
Originally Posted By: Hopedale
I have to say Cabela's hand down is where I go for hunting gear. I hope BPS doesn't buy them out.


Just do a web search.........it unfortunately is happening.


There is always a bigger fish. realmad


Not a sure thing yet.


Thats good.
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#6462214 - 09/21/16 02:13 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
texaspirate Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 121
Good service

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#6462494 - 09/21/16 04:44 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
Grandpa Lee Offline
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Registered: 08/18/16
Posts: 115
Loc: Victoria County
I have a 6 year old pair of Redheads from BassPro that finally gave out in one of the knees. Too old to hope for some sort of trade-in value so I plan to either buy from Cabelas or one of the trending online brands like Banded.

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#6462598 - 09/21/16 05:57 PM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
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Registered: 02/09/16
Posts: 246
Loc: Temple, tx
If I had 4 pairs go bad, I think I"d get a different kind.
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#6463224 - 09/22/16 08:13 AM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
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Registered: 08/23/16
Posts: 1146
Loc: Cypress, Texas
I hope the deal doesn't go through.

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#6464761 - 09/23/16 08:32 AM Re: props to cabella's [Re: BDB]
txshotgun Offline
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Registered: 12/02/10
Posts: 487
Loc: Argyle TX
Vaseline and rubber don't generally go well together. Petrolatum products can cause the rubber to deteriorate.
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