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Simms G4 Boa Boot - Vibram

 
Simms G4 Boa Boot - Vibram
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    Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 1 Reviews
    Code: SIF46G4BR
    Shipping Weight: 6.00 pounds

    Fishwest Price: $239.95

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    Step into Simms’ G4 Boa Boot and elevate your fishing experience thanks to an asymmetrical Boa system that delivers an articulated, secure fit over and across the instep. Underneath the G4 chassis you’ll find an advanced RiverTread platform that minimizes rigid materials in exchange for maximized proprioception—your ability to feel and adapt to an ever-changing underfoot environment. In addition, Vibram Idrogrip outsoles provide great grip across slick underwater obstacles via multi-directional lugs—compatible with all Simms’ AlumiBite and HardBite cleats and studs. Inside the boot is an environment hardwired for warmth and comfort, featuring a lined neoprene finish, cushioned where you need it most and ultra-smooth for easy on/off performance.

  • Simms NEW RiverTread Platform for guide-ready wading performance, support & traction
  • Waterproof PU-coated leather & TPU-coated textile upper for maximum abrasion-resistance & durability
  • Fully-lined with neoprene for wading warmth, cushioning & easy-on/easy-off
  • Boa Closure System for easy-on/easy-off & a precision, on-demand fit
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    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 1 Reviews
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    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Simms G4 Boa Boot - Vibram, 9.11.2014
    Reviewer: SPM (Smallwood, NY)

    Fished this boot a dozen times. Thus far uppers are great. At first I thought the sizing that Simms recommends was too big based on how older models fit. However, doubled up on socks, and actually have decided that they have the sizing about correct. The uppers are much stiffer than, say, Guide boots, and thus help keep heel in place. I think Simms is going in the exact, correct direction with the uppers, esp. in light of invasives. They have really streamlined the materials; the whole affair is very space-age and progressively designed. However, when it comes to the bottoms I am NOT into the alumibite cleats AT ALL. They actually work very well as cleats, and I actually prefer to felt at this point. However, the way Vibram has designed the cleat attachment points the cleats keep falling out in the worst places- where there is more pressure. This is painful both for wading and the pocket book as these slugs of aluminum are way overpriced. I'm going to start trying out kold kutter bolts- but this is a hack that Simms should be incorporating, not charging 30 bucks for a puck of cleats that fall off because the bolting is ill-designed on Simms/Vibrams part. Overall think this design is a step in right direction, but needs work on the cleating. They need to figure out a way to build in a better cleating system that doesn't simply fall out (and yes, I'm attaching them correctly).