Muddy boot top tip!

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This isn't my idea. I think I read about it in Treasure Hunting mag a while back, but it really works!

With all the rain we've had, I knew the field would be really claggy, so I thought I'd gear up for it today. Putting an old pair of socks over your boots really stops the mud from building up and getting seriously heavy. Give it a go if you're on wet cultivated soil. It's a bit of a faff and makes you look daft, but it's very effective :thumbsup:
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Yes I saw this tip a while ago but couldn't find socks big enough to go over me builder's wellies so I applied a bit of lateral thinking and tied a couple of the memsahib's cashmere pashminas over them.

It didn't end well. :(
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I’ve seen this tip on other forums and groups in the past but had forgotten it. Thanks for the reminder, very timely for the current muddy conditions :thumbsup:
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figgis wrote: Sat Dec 11, 2021 7:29 pm Yes I saw this tip a while ago but couldn't find socks big enough to go over me builder's wellies so I applied a bit of lateral thinking and tied a couple of the memsahib's cashmere pashminas over them.

It didn't end well. :(
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I've heard of quite variable reviews of this method but fortunately I don't have that issue on the pasture. I absolutely loathe wet cultivated ground! :pulling hair out: :lol: :thumbsup:
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This is new?
People in somerset have been doing this for centuries, i thought it was normal attire :lol: :lol: :lol:

Good tip though, albeit i think my farmer would roll around laughing if i turned up like that :lol:
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Blackadder43 wrote: Sun Dec 12, 2021 9:38 am This is new?
People in somerset have been doing this for centuries, i thought it was normal attire :lol: :lol: :lol:

Good tip though, albeit i think my farmer would roll around laughing if i turned up like that :lol:
A bit like wearing your pants on the outside? :lol:
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Easylife wrote: Sat Dec 11, 2021 8:28 pm I've heard of quite variable reviews of this method but fortunately I don't have that issue on the pasture. I absolutely loathe wet cultivated ground! :pulling hair out: :lol: :thumbsup:
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Superman wears his pants on the outside and if it's good enough for him? Well....... :thumbsup:
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Easylife wrote: Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:20 am A bit like wearing your pants on the outside? :lol:
If anyone needs to avoid mud gathering in that area, they might want to reassess their tectin' technique :lol:
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Maybe a light bulb 💡 moment but I’ve just remembered that I think I have some hessian sand bags stashed away somewhere which might do the trick?
Of course if I also have one over my head with eyeholes, it could start a new fashion.Worzel gummage meets the Klan :lol:
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In my local Homebase the other week they had some stuff called Rust-Oleum NeverWet reduced to £1.50 for a two can application i have yet to try it but for that sort of money it is worth a try :thumbsup:

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JohnDeus wrote: Mon Dec 13, 2021 5:29 pm
In my local Homebase the other week they had some stuff called Rust-Oleum NeverWet reduced to £1.50 for a two can application.
It looks good, but that video pic looks like someone peeing on their feet! :lol:
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Easylife wrote: Mon Dec 13, 2021 6:26 pm It looks good, but that video pic looks like someone peeing on their feet! :lol:
I am sure we must all pee on our wellies in the field sometimes , and if the wind blows the wrong way :lol:
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