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New Year: New Drysuit

Discussion in 'Personal Ads' started by Nick Ward, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. gg

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  2. Nick Ward

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    So later this year, I'm going to be investing in a new drysuit... having always dived a membrane suit, thats the obvious/easy choice... but I'm keen to consider neoprene as well...

    To get a feel for how neo dives vs membrane, I'm thinking of getting a cheap 2nd hand one to try out for a few months first, which I can then donate to my club when I upgrade...

    So does anyone have a neo suit that they want to get rid of (relatively cheaply?)

    I'm 6ft, 46" chest

    Tia

    Nick
     
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    What sort of diving do you do? Aside from being cheaper, so more popular with the Recreational community, Neoprene's harder wearing so better in caves and the like.

    Noticed that most seem to be back entry too.

    Personally I much prefer my membrane to my (old) neoprene drysuit. Not least because it's front loading, but also because it performs much better underwater especially in the cold with thicker under-apparel.
     
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    Nothing particularly special - some wrecks, some shore, some muddy puddles..

    I know all the pros and cons of both - and I know that not all neo suits are the same, but would like to get an idea of what neo’s feel like over a number of dives over the next few months :)
     

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