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Wolverine - Nice soggy fit?

Stock # W02865 - Complaint
Review by nels0nwj on 2012-06-11
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OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON -- I live in the Pacific Northwest so incountering wet conditions is the normal around here. My newest shoes are extreemly comfortable and I do enjoy that, whenever I am in DRY conditions. My problem is with how fast these shoes exorb moisture when walking on wet grass or puddles. It doesn't take long and I am walking around in soggy wet shoes until I can dry them out. They can stay wed for days while drying them out. Stock number W02865 10EW 941269 Durashocks and Slip Resistant. How can a company who prides themselves in producing outdoor shoes produce this sponge of a slip on shoe. I'm 64 years old and I do have an expectation of how a shoe should perform.
Comments:2 Replies - Latest reply on 2012-06-11
Posted by MDSasquatch on 2012-06-11:
I use a high-quality water repellant on all my outdoor shoes; the spray can cost me about $5 and water is a non-issue.
Posted by trmn8r on 2012-06-11:
Interesting. My current walking shoe absorbs water very quickly as well, except it is actually a running shoe and has a webbing on top and sides that water pretty much flies right through.

I could not find that exact stock number, but found one that is one off at W02866. From its appearance, I would think it would have good to very good performance in wet conditions. Good complaint.

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