Published Sep 27. 2018 - 2 years ago
Updated or edited Sep 27. 2018

Find holes in your neoprenes

If you get a small leak in your neoprenes, the hole can be very difficult to locate. Take the radical road and fill the neoprenes with water! The water pressure will force out drops of water at almost any leak.

Should no water seep out, try inverting the waders 'filling the outside' with water, pressing through to the inside.

Mark the spot with chalk or a speed marker or anything that will stays there through the drying process, empty the waders and let them dry thoroughly. Clean off dirt and chalk and seal the hole on both sides with Aquaseal. Be generous with the Aquaseal, but keep the surface horizontal while the Aquaseal cures. Hopefully your waders will be waterproof now.

First published: 
May 2. 2001
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