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Harris Dryboot

Post by sanjuro » Wed May 30, 2018 9:32 pm

Does anyone have any experience with the Harris Dryboot? it seems like a good boot to me

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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by Easylife » Thu May 31, 2018 1:44 am

I have never heard of them before but on first impressions they look quite a sweaty boot. If for detecting then fully composite boots would be a better option as the steel shank may cause falsing. 8-|
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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by Polyspaston » Thu May 31, 2018 10:04 am

I've had a pair for a couple of years, and find them quite comfortable. They are my second string when it is not quite wet enough for wellies. That is when you are not actually wading.

I do use good thermal socks because they can be quite chilly in the mornings. Following another thread, the laces do stay done up when double knotted.

I haven't had a problem with falsing due to the metal plate and it does make digging more comfortable than with wellies. The soles are advertised as being less mud retentive, but mine seem to collect as much clag as anything else.

If you do decide to buy check the sizing as I think the sellers recommend getting the same size as your shoe size. This was ok in my case.

Are they any better than other boots? .. Dunno

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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by grumpyjohn » Thu May 31, 2018 11:08 am

I have a pair and think they are the greatest boots I have ever had!!
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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by Dtw724 » Thu May 31, 2018 6:21 pm

I’ve had a pair for around 2 years with no problems, I prefer them to wellies.

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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by sanjuro » Thu May 31, 2018 6:29 pm

thanks for the replies i use mud boots now but seen as the dry weather is here i was thinking of a boot but still having a waterproof option

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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by mrix » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:30 am

Hello all, just an update to this thread that this company is now selling various sizes of the Harris Dryboot on our very own MDF Shop ::g

Direct link here - Harris Dryboots

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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by ScoopyDoo » Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:00 pm

They look pretty good. I'm not sure about the laces in that rock pool picture though, it looks like he dropped his spag bol dinner on his foot! x;
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Re: Harris Dryboot

Post by Timmy 64 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:56 pm

I use army gortex boots hard wearing and completely waterproof Idea for metal detecting ::g

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