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Knee/Shin Guards

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I have messed up a few wader knees and hurt my knees by kneeling on rocks when I'm fishing small streams. I have been looking for good knee guards for quite some time. I finally found a great pair and they cover the shin too. They are made by Rothco and sold through Blue Quill for $35. I wore them this past weekend on a small brookie stream. Had to hike down a fairly substanial snowy revene and I did not even know I had them on until a knelt on rocks without feeling anything. They have 4 velcro straps and held very nicely. If you are looking for a set, I highly recommend this set.

Fox

Posted on: 2013/2/26 19:22


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Glad to see you finally got a set.

$35 is cheap insurance to protect an expensive pair of waders.

Rothco knee/shin guard

Posted on: 2013/2/26 20:22
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Hey don't forget aqua-seal is expensive too! Thanks for putting up the link, we both know my limitations with technology!

Posted on: 2013/2/26 20:25


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The Parrot video explains that he uses paintball knee and shin guards.

Posted on: 2013/2/27 11:24
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Thanks for the info. Do you know if they make women's sizes? :)

Posted on: 2013/2/27 20:58


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Quote:

Biggie wrote:
Thanks for the info. Do you know if they make women's sizes? :)


I c what u did.

Posted on: 2013/2/27 23:18
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Nice! LOL

Posted on: 2013/2/28 11:23
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I've a well padded butt, so I usually sit rather then kneel, but I could see hockey shin guards as a solution.

Posted on: 2013/2/28 13:07
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