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Old 12-31-2014, 05:00 PM
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So I'm thinking about buying a new set of waders and I'm stuck between two. The Redington Sonic Pro and the Orvis Silver Sonic waders. I love them both and they are both about the same price range. Any thoughts? Which do you prefer and why?
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I bought the Orvis zip front sonics earlier this year and I am absolutely happy with the purchase. Very comfortable, no problem climbing over and under stuff, holds up well working through brush and over rocks. With the 5 pockets I can fish without a jacket, pack or vest. Front zipper is great for making a pit stop and no leaks when in water up over my belly (past the zipper) however, it does feel cold when water is on the zipper (I thought it had leaked the first time).
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Agree with the above...very happy user here. Especially like the zipper for when nature calls.

I went with the Orvis because I had a chance to try them on before purchasing. The shop that handled Redington didn't have them in stock and wanted me to order a size based on the chart.
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Agree with the above...very happy user here. Especially like the zipper for when nature calls.

I went with the Orvis because I had a chance to try them on before purchasing. The shop that handled Redington didn't have them in stock and wanted me to order a size based on the chart.
My son in law got my redingtons, neoprene booties were a hair too big for me. Orvis will get my business if I ever have to replace my G4z simms soley based on price.
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are you a size large?
Orvis Silver Sonic Zipper Wader : Royal Gorge Anglers
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I bought the Orvis zip front sonics earlier this year and I am absolutely happy with the purchase. Very comfortable, no problem climbing over and under stuff, holds up well working through brush and over rocks. With the 5 pockets I can fish without a jacket, pack or vest. Front zipper is great for making a pit stop and no leaks when in water up over my belly (past the zipper) however, it does feel cold when water is on the zipper (I thought it had leaked the first time).
+1 for the Orvis zip front Silver Sonics. At my age that zipper sure is nice for those frequent pit stops after drinking a couple cups of coffee on the way to the river.
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+1 for the Orvis zip front Silver Sonics. At my age that zipper sure is nice for those frequent pit stops after drinking a couple cups of coffee on the way to the river.
Ha! My son keeps asking "dad, are you OK?"...I keep thinking - just wait till you get to be my age.

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Just picked a pair of those up, couldnt beat that price. Had a pair of G3s already that I bought this past fall but may have to return them (I left the tags on) if this Orvis pair is anywhere near as nice as them.

Thanks for the heads up!
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At that price with the orvis guarantee, I considered grabbing them up just to have a backups to my simms.
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Seems like a great price? I wish they had a medium.
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