Waterproof Zippers: "If They Can Put a Man On the Moon…"

“It’s been done, but poorly. Now it’s being done again, and this time the trend might stick. Thanks to better technology, a trip behind the tree may never be the same.” Ed Dentry talks about the advent of truly “techical” waterproof zippers for chest waders in the Rocky Mountain News.
Interestingly, according to Simms, their choice of an exclusive, patented zipper from Japan — not being used by other manufacturers — accounts in part for the $700 price tag on their new G4 Guide Stockingfoots.
See our review of the new 2007 waders from the FFR Show for more info.

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