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Simms G4 BOA Boot
Simms G4 BOA Boot
Published by losthwy
07-26-2014
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Thumbs down Simms G4 BOA Boot

I like the new soles. I like the BOA system. I generally like Simms products. But these are awful. The most uncomfortable footwear I have ever worn. Not just wading boots, any footware. They are built like ski boots. Just walking around the fly shop floor for a minute was PAINFUL. They dug into my ankles BAD. Simms needs to put the new G4 sole on the Rivertek. Very disappointed.
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By comeonavs on 07-26-2014, 08:44 PM
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That's a shame to hear, I got a pair a few weeks back. Besides I sort of think they are ugly, very Napoleon Dynamite moon boot like.

I put 3 miles on them the first day out and they were very comfortable.
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By siege on 07-27-2014, 12:24 AM
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You didn't say much about the BOA system as Simms applied it on this particular style of boot.How did you like it ? My current boots are Korkers, so I can't say much about Simms, but I really like BOA's lacing systems.
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By clay tonian on 07-27-2014, 10:08 AM
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ditto seige, I absolutely love the Boa system on my Cabela's boots. Man it's nice to spend seconds rather than minutes fooling with wading boot laces. Now I just need to figure out how to make rubber soles last longer than a season...
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By spurly on 07-24-2016, 08:07 PM
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I think the BOA system is fantastic. I do not miss regular laces one bit
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By comeonavs on 07-24-2016, 10:28 PM
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Update to my post in this , the G4's just got ousted and replaced with G3 with regular tread. The G4 are massively wide and with the BOA just couldn't tighten them up

G4 size 12 way to big
G3 size 12 just right


The G4 are now exclusively winter , thick wool socks boots

PS I broke a boa lace once, easy to change them if you're sitting in front of you tube.
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By alfiegee on 07-31-2016, 06:42 PM
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I have the rivertek boa and Although it's a super comfy boot. the boas seem to get loose fairly quickly. Kinda a pain in the butt.
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