Shorter Waders?

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Shorter Waders?

Post by pvcluver » January 11th, 2015, 11:19 am

Hi
Does anybody know where I can get some waders (or higher wellingtons) that go above the knee, but not up to the groin?

I wear my, just below the knee, Helly Hansen pvc raincoat for walking the dog but, unless I wear overtrousers as well when it's raining a fair amount, the wind blows the bottom of the raincoat aside (and the water drips off the bottom of the coat) which means that I end up sopping wet from above the knee downwards

Ideally, some waders that go a couple of inches above the knee (say 27 inches or so in height) would be great but the only ones I can find are 'Storm Kings' (maybe made by LaCrosse) from the US which means they'll end up very expensive with shipping & import duties

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by Zeesenboot » January 23rd, 2015, 12:32 pm

I know your problem very well because I also wear long raincoats for everyday activities. Finally I bought a long coat from Guy Cotton which can be closed more than other coats.
The only short waders I know about were once made by Tretorn and AFAIK are called "Tretorn Arbeitsmann". Sometimes they appear on the German Ebay.

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by pvcluver » January 25th, 2015, 6:11 pm

Thanks for the advice, will have look there

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by MuddyKatie » December 3rd, 2017, 8:41 pm

If you are still looking, Hunter did some over-the-knee / short waders called "ostens" but I don't know if they made them in both make and female sizes

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by rubbermackintosh » December 3rd, 2017, 8:47 pm

Try Acquos

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by MuddyKatie » December 3rd, 2017, 8:56 pm

Don't those look rather obviously different from wellies? I think what the OP was looking for was less conspicuous. Though Acquos do look cute, if that's what floats your boat :-)

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by pvcluver » December 7th, 2017, 11:38 am

Hi MuddyKatie
Thanks for the info. I've had a look on the Hunters website and they don't seem to have any longer wellies in men's sizes so I guess I'll maybe have to try Ebay
I ordered a long AJ pvc raincoat from Waterproofs4You so might wait and see if the longer length resolves my problem

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by MuddyKatie » December 9th, 2017, 9:25 pm

my memory is that they were about 6 in above the knee, but don't know if they ever made them for men

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by mmboots » September 19th, 2018, 4:30 am

Hello to all!

Superga is producing short waders which are not that tall. The waders stop above the knees. The modell nr is 7566-rbrm:

https://www.superga.com/mobile/de/gende ... 000750?a=0

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Re: Shorter Waders?

Post by mason » September 19th, 2018, 12:22 pm

I usually just wear waterproof rainpants under my rainwear if its really wet :) And rainboots too

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