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Stinkin' Waders

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by WFR, Sep 30, 2004.

  1. WFR

    WFR

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    I have a pair of Hodgman Wadelite II breathable waders.
    They have neoprene booties and are great for the streams here in southcentral PA.
    I took them to NY with me while I was working and my entire truck cab stinks now.
    What the hell causes them to smell so bad?
    I only wore them one time and my full neoprene waders don't smell that bad.
    Any way to get the smell out of the waders and the truck?
    Any help is appreciated!
     
  2. noway

    noway

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    Did you wash them down and air them out?

    I place my wader in one of thoose big green tub like thingy that you can pick up from wal-mart after I first wash them down and then air drive them inside and out. I also stuff newspaper inside of the legs. Storage in the tub would be much better on the wader and the truck
    ;f
     

  3. VWglocker

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    go to your local dive shop and buy some of the stuff they sell to keep wetsuits from stinking
     
  4. WFR

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    Now that sounds like it would work!
     
  5. USPcompact

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    And stop peeing in them.
     
  6. lazarus

    lazarus Hard to Kill

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    I've never had a problem with smelly waders, but I have done a lot of SCUBA diving. Downy fabric softner, suitably diluted, works better than the stuff from the dive shop and making neoprene wet suits habitable again.