/ Gore-Tex boots
I have just been testing my gore tex boots, finding that the membrane has failed :(
I tested them by filling the with water and putting them on some dry newspaper. Do you think thats fair or should i test them in a different way?
Thats how we used to test the returns in the shop. Just make sure you are not filling the boot up over the top of the "sock"
Yeah I made sure there was a space of half an inch to an inch before the top of the boot.
You should be able to see the gortex "sock", it will probably finish below the cuff padding.
Just a quick question. How old are the boots?
yeah check inside were your big toe could rub inside near the toe sometimes a big hole were long talons have rubbed is evident. thats called wear and tear in my book.
They are 2 years old, and would be used once every 3 months with gentle use, did 2 longers trips in that time, and my big toe is not near the area that leaks, and my toes dont touch the end of the boot.
Scarpa are using a material called outdry which has some good reviews.
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