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by LakeofConstance » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:30 pm

GoreTex is already waterproof, but I guess you want to know how to make the outer fabric water repellent. Is it leather or a synthetic material?
For leather he can use Nikwax or similar products. For synthetic materials a spray-on treatment is better (don't really know what's available in North America since I'm from Europe).
But since the boots are new the outer fabric should repel water properly.

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by Grampahawk » Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:39 pm

I've used Sno Seal for years and it's never failed me. I've never had a leak. Some will claim that Sno Seal will violate the "breathability" of the Gor Tex. But, Gor Tex is a joke, so don't worry about "breathability". IMHO.

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