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Cold-Snap Gear?

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I just picked up a pair of the Vexilar Cold-Snap bibs that were on sale at FF and was wondering what someone who owns a pair think of them. Warmth, durability and how waterproof they are mainly.

Thanks in advance.

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I love mine, great value for the price IMHO. The first pair I owned had a problem with one of the buckles. Brought it over to Vexilar and they told me to grab a new pair off their rack ... no questions asked. Got to love that they stand behind their product.

If you've never owned a pair of ice fishing bibs, you'll be kicking yourself for not pulling the trigger sooner. Especially if you do a lot of tip up fishing or hole hopping. Your knees will thank you - built in padding and dry.

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You will like them! However, they are not waterproof. They do repel water pretty well but I have always sprayed my Cold Snap suits with Camp Dry. I usually will apply 2 coats to the suit. I would recommend doing this outside and leave it in the garage or outside to "air out" after because the odor is very strong. I have never been cold in any of the bibs I have had. I have also never had a problem with durability.

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I am heading to the ice show on friday to pick up a set cold snaps! How much should i expect to pay for them?

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Mills FF just had the bibs and jacket for $84.99 each, any size, which is an awesome price. I think the bibs normally run around $100 or slightly more, and the jacket in that $110-120 range. I would think there will be several vendors at the show that are selling them reasonably.

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check on on line reeds / red rock free shipping and will match price of sales. just spent 85.00 on a pair for my brother

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love mine.

don't make the mistake of trying on the matching jacket. I did and had to have it as well.

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