Merrell Chameleon Prime Hiking Shoes First Review

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Mike Bryant says:

No views? Psshh, I’m viewing this.

knife sharpening norway says:

Myself use the crispi kjerag gtx. I must have leather so i can wax em. The gore tex membrane in the linning so the shoes get heavier and after a while the gore tex give inn and dont last.

Every company has some hit n miss products

eltenda fabrizio says:

Great least the use to

Adam Smith says:

Why do all the decent utilitarian brands turn to shit

JoeDoe_ Outdoors says:

Hii sweet channel ☺ Keep it up!

Lightfoot 76 says:

I find Merrell sizing to be hit and miss. I always buy at least half a size to a full size up as they are slim shoes… I would read a review or two on a particular model before buying.

The Last Huntsmen says:

You might try a pair of Columbia shoes, I’ve gotten 3 of them over the years and still have and use my original pairs and they still work great. They are not even expensive at all either and they have lasted me a long time. They are more comfortable to me than the Merril Shoes. I got a pair of Merril Moab shoes with a mid top and goretex, those fell apart on me within a few months. The exterior got pretty rough quickly but the main part for me was the interior started falling apart and the gortex rolled and bunched up and literally feels like rocks on the bottoms. I won’t buy another pair of Merril because of this and always went back to my Columbia shoes.

Rick C says:

The Gortex, of course, adds warmth…too much for summer, IMO. If you’re still active outdoors and living in the country, here’s what I think will happen: 20 years from now, after you’ve tried all of these shoes trying to find the right ones, you’ll end up with 3 nice pairs of boots….not low or high top shoes. You’ll have an 8″ pair of non Gortex boots made for hot, summer weather, and 2 pairs of 10″ boots, one for fall and spring (non-insulated but with Gortex or equivalent) and a pair of cold weather boots with Gortex and lightly insulated.

I think you did a great job with your review, Jacob, as always…telling it like it really is.

James Pablos says:

Livestearm tonight???

Satellite Rider says:

My favorite “waterproof” shoes are timberlands.
Wore them for more than a year and still water resistant.

Mr Murdoch yessss says:

Honestly, I always thought of Merrell’s as bar-hopping shoes and that’s about as wild as they should get.

latorgator23 says:

If you have a high arch try oboz.

Mike Bryant says:

Okay, more seriously, you sew, right? You’re a prepper. You know in the SHTF, if it goes long-term, any shoe will wear out. I think you should attempt to make your own apocalypse shoes. Tire soles, paracord, whatever; that would be an awesome project and I’d love to see how you tackle it.

Woody Smith says:

I used to order LL Bean shoes because I thought they were guaranteed for life. I had, in fact, exchanged worn out pairs for more than a decade. They even gave my wife money back after she wore out a pair after 10 years or so. That’s gone. I have a pair of Merrell’s light trail shoes that I love. But I won’t get 100 miles out of them.

M K says:

Sir, your shoes looks really nice. I have to replace my out-door boots so I was searching on Internet. Because I often go into the forest, I prefer a middle or high cut boots so I am wearing “Bates Delta-8” but this one was not for a long-term use… In the next time, I have to choose some boots like you introduced on this video.

Joaquin -Jack Nava says:

Look at the Saloman Thinsulate Contagrip with clima shield waterproof boots. That’s what I wear they are super lite. Really like them.

Mike Bryant says:

Wait, no more tactical prepper low-drag honkey tonk crocs???

Steven Szabo says:

Bloody GARBAGE Chinese manufacture strikes again!

cyclist01222 says:

Those seem very light duty. I never get them with cloth eyelets and light mesh material they will not hold up while bushwhacking. I’ve had good luck with some inexpensive Bass pro shop Red Head brands, Wolverine and even Field & Stream from Dicks. Inexpensive and decent quality. I got a pair of Under Armour on clearance but haven’t used them yet.

Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond says:

Low wear on the soles is probably due to them being primarily used on soft terrain ….. They are about as durable as trainers (it’s not the age but the millage). I had a pair myself. ….. Great while they last, but they don’t last particularly long. It’s the price you pay for them being light and comfortable.

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