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Old 01-02-2008, 02:14 PM
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I've used he simms for some time and find them fine. Good foot protection on coral. Have a new pair of the marlwalkers I am going to try out this Winter. The key is to wear neoprene socks and try to seal off the top so sand/muck does not enter into your boot, or at least into your neoprene socks so it can rub on your skin and cause abrasions. I use a pair of surfing neoprene booties--got them at a store in San Diego--I believe they are called h20. They have a velcro strap at the top to seal off at your shins. Work pretty well, and they are not too thick so size of the boot does not become an issue.
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