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Hunter willies - unisex or huntress

(57 Posts)
Nicknamenotavailableeither Sun 25-Nov-12 20:21:38

As it says really. I am 5' 10" tall and wasn't Not sure which boots to get. Will the huntress ones come up too short on my calves? They seem to be more expensive than the unisex ones too.

Which do you think would be best?!

goralka Tue 27-Nov-12 00:15:09

grin naughty spiderlight

spiderlight Mon 26-Nov-12 23:06:34

I have Hunter women's willies. I also have £9.99 green willies that I got from Millets. The latter are far, far more comfortable and have lasted years. I do love the look of my Hunters but they weigh a ton and are a bit too big, and too-big willies are never a good thing - apart from anything else, they tend to get sucked off in the mud.

AbuseHamzaMousseCake Mon 26-Nov-12 22:56:20

No Exit, Agile was down to Nickname. grin
Brilliant though!

Need to go shopping, but is very wet so will have to go to butcher's, with Agile or Hunter Willies and to get nice minge for tea. Not too fatty. Don't like fatty minge.

VivaLeBeaver Sun 25-Nov-12 23:38:03

Dunlop willies are the best. Good quality rubber.

Sagelynodding Sun 25-Nov-12 23:34:07

grin I just had to click!

I got the unisex willies and they stuck to my legs sad
I sold them to my friend who was gagging for some nice hunter willies.

steppemum Sun 25-Nov-12 23:31:15

I just had to open this as the title was so good.
Must go down as one of the all time best miss spellings in a title!!


cheeseandmushroomghostie Sun 25-Nov-12 23:30:32

I could do with a hunter willy right now blush

I'm imagining hunter willies in bowler hats galloping around the countryside blowing their horns

Tis good.

Horsemad Sun 25-Nov-12 23:20:13

Oh this thread has made me howl!!! grin Sorry OP, no wellie advice to offer - I'm still using a pair of Barbour ones that I've had for eons.
Now, willie advice... good girth is best I find grin

stargirl1701 Sun 25-Nov-12 21:40:40


DontCallMeBaby Sun 25-Nov-12 21:40:00

Gosh, it's actually gone more sensible rather than less. My Huntresses are 34.5cm high, 39cm round the top - both measurements taken from the inside of the boot as, we'll. that's where your leg would actually be.

I actually bought them as they were the only wellies I could find online that stated their calf measurement - have got fat calves. I've had them a while, they're going strong, and when I bought them people were saying they were no good theses days. But they don't get MASSES of use, I don't live on a farm or ride (much) or anything.

ExitPursuedByABear Sun 25-Nov-12 21:00:36

Muck boots make my legs claustrophobic.

<worries about legs>

marriedinwhite Sun 25-Nov-12 21:00:15

I bought my last pair in 1984. Green (think they were available in Navy too). Size 5. Chucked them out last year because they are so old they had lost their grip in the snow. They were about £30 then I think and def not unisex.

Looking to treat myself to a nice pair of snug all weather waterproof boots from Moshulu when I get time for about £80.00. Will be much better than today's fake Hunter.

I always thought the length of the willie was related to the size of the foot btw grin.

ExitPursuedByABear Sun 25-Nov-12 21:00:06

It was Aigle. Fucking Aigle.

I did not misspell it. I have checked.

SaggyOldClothCatPuss Sun 25-Nov-12 20:56:59

If you want to have warm dry feet rather than look pretty, try Muck Boots.

AbuseHamzaMousseCake Sun 25-Nov-12 20:56:41

Hmm Agile willies or Hunter willies? That's a difficult one!

F'nar f'nar!

DontCallMeBaby Sun 25-Nov-12 20:56:20

I will go and measure up once I've read to DD, by which time no doubt this thread will be UTTERLY filthy. grin

ExitPursuedByABear Sun 25-Nov-12 20:55:42

I am never without baler twine.

NorksAreTinselly Sun 25-Nov-12 20:55:14

Someone at school claimed once that he had used an ice pop wrapper as a condom. Scratchy? And rather narrow

SaggyOldClothCatPuss Sun 25-Nov-12 20:54:56

Neither! They are shite! and chavvy

goralka Sun 25-Nov-12 20:53:58

with baler twine

OatyBeatie Sun 25-Nov-12 20:52:16

Good. I usually find a plasitc bag works as well as a condom, so long as you tie them tightly at the top of the willy

ExitPursuedByABear Sun 25-Nov-12 20:49:59

I used plastic bags inside them to keep my socks dry.

True fact

OatyBeatie Sun 25-Nov-12 20:49:18

Exit, did you use condoms over them? Willies are bound to leak without a condom.

goralka Sun 25-Nov-12 20:48:50

all getting a bit Freudian...

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