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Anyone have experience of using these?

Price looks good...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Merrell-Aquater ... B008J3DYL2

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No experience of those particular shoes but have used their sandals, If you get a good pair they are fine but their after sales customer care leaves a lot to be desired and I would go Teva every time now.

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I've been looking for new shoes. My last pair of these survived about 3 years of pretty heavy use:

http://www.scubadream.co.uk/typhoon-rock-boot-241-p.asp

And seeing as they we cheap I bought another pair.

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My new astral brewers are the biz - You should seriously consider a pair. Very good.
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Hey Mark, think the design of those was loosely based on the Beijing Olympic stadium!

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I've just bought a pair of these: http://www.teva.co.uk/mens-fuse-ion-cas ... hoes-water

Only used them a few times so I can't comment on how long they'll last but they look great and are very grippy... So far I'd say they are on par with five ten rubber...

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If they are anything like the old Merrell's they will rot within a year. Lets hope they have better material this time.

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Mark,

I can recommend these: http://www.chacos.com/UK/en-GB/Product. ... mensions=0

Probaly a litte on the pricey side, but they are excellent. Vibram soles, very grippy, hard wearing and warm in the cold and wet of winter, they are as comfortable as a pair of well worn slippers.

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I've had palm gradient boots (made by merrell) for a while now and still going strong (long laces need tidying mind) and have used merrell running/walking shoes for years and love them...

I'd just say go for a larger size though.

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My experience is that Merrell aftersales in the uk is very good.
If their footwear does not come up to scratch they will replace or give a hefty discount off a new pair as a goodwill gesture.
It is very rare for them not to do this as long as the fault is genuine.

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The Drowned Fish wrote:I've been looking for new shoes. My last pair of these survived about 3 years of pretty heavy use:

http://www.scubadream.co.uk/typhoon-rock-boot-241-p.asp

And seeing as they we cheap I bought another pair.

Simon
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These are bomber and comfortable. Rubber may not be as grippy as others but it's hard to tell. Can't tell much difference between my Tevas.
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Kayakpilot, I never said there was a fault. I broke one of the clips and asked if they would sell a replacement, they said no, I asked who supplies them or what size I should be looking for and they refused to tell me. The fault was mine but I now have a £60 pair of sandals useless for the sake of a £2 clip. I had the same problem with Teva who asked me to send them back and actually replaced them with a new pair (guess it was easier than replacing it as theirs were stitched in). After sales does not mean there being a fault but care for your customers, I guess they would be good if the fault was theirs as they would have to be but if you happen to have an accident they do not wish to help. Also a 10% discount I do not consider substantial as I can get 20% from Cotswolds.
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