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Flooded Muck

how to fix water logged boots

I should have gone back to get my hip waders last week...but I didn't.

The water flowed into one of my Muck boots for the first time. In the past when I've got water proof boots flooded they just feel a little broken after they get dried out and usually start leaking within a month of walking.

Drying these Muck boots was a simple matter of drainage and placing them near a heat source the rest of the day. They seem to have bounced back better than a Slinky.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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