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Guys just started to get severe leaks in my Hogmann Wadelite waders.....they are 5 years old. Patched then several times with Aquaseal.....with success, but this season buckets coming in thru a crack in the boot and seam. I already have ordered and received my new LL Bean Emerger waders and love them. Here is the question......how to salvage my Hogmann for backup and/or quest...........hence FlexSeal.

I understand the hype and fully would not go out in a boat with a screen bottom sprayed with FlexSeal,,,,,,but what about this product for my old Hogmann. I was thinking of buying a can and spraying the entire boot and about a inch above the boot/seam line with this product.......what could it hurt......appreciate your thoughts.......thanks guys.

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Should work. Based on the TV infomercial, all it seems to be is a form of rubberized undercoating for vehicle chassis. I bet you could buy rubberized undercoat from Walmart and it would seal it up.

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Walmart sells rubber undercoating from Rustoleum, but does not carry Plasti-dip which i use for tons of stuff. It's pretty much the same thing though. I am not sure if it will adhere well to waders, but if it does put on a few coats. You can brush it on or spray it on. Another option that i like is the self adhesive thin nylon patches that Walmart sells now in the sewing area, that stuff is amazing and is super strong and sticks great.

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The Stuff looks pretty interesting & I was thinking of ordering a couple of cans myself.

 

I don't know how it would work on the waders or if it would be pliable enough. But it's worth a shot.Looks like you could use it in many ways.

 

The Plasti-Dip also should work. I have found several uses for it even in my tying flies. You can also get a thinner for the Plasti-Dip.

 

But just make sure when using either you have good ventilation. The Stuff is very toxic.

 

The Plastic-Dip is smooth where the Flex seal looks like it has a sand paper surface. Let us know how it turned out.

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The Stuff looks pretty interesting & I was thinking of ordering a couple of cans myself.

I don't know how it would work on the waders or if it would be pliable enough. But it's worth a shot.Looks like you could use it in many ways.

The P.

 

If you have a Boscov's store near you, they have it in the :seen it on TV " area. You save on S &H.

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cwm40.gif  I had thought the same thing about the FlexSeal and similar applications.  icon14.gif



 



However, I'm going to try and go another way, but I don't know that I'll check see if it works until spring:  3M waterproof med. tape.  If this stuff is left on something that ain't skin, for a little length of time, it sticks!  If you try to remove it, you're not going to pull it off in one strip--the way it went on.  This is the foam stuff that is stretchy flexible.



 



I don't know, but I'm anticipating that the "cure time" is what will be the key factor: days, week(s) or maybe more.  headscratch.gif   Maybe all winter--but that's OK for now.  tongue.gif  (Anyway, I too have another pair right now that don't leak.)


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