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Post by manicman » Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:35 pm

whats your fav suit or brand?????

only tried an osprey so cant give a proper view, but love the look of an orca S2

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Post by jamesingear » Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:40 pm

Before I had tried an Orca speedsuit I didn't really have a favourite, and then when I tried on the Orca, I fell in love with it straight away, so I went out and bought one! :-P

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Post by BlondGuppy » Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:52 pm

I quite liked my Ripcurl, until I too saw, and tried on the Orca S2... Its just such an awesome suit.
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Post by givingground » Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:21 pm

I don't think that I have a favorite brand. I can only speak for triathlon wetsuits, but most manufacturers have both good and bad wetsuits in their lineup.

My favorite wetsuit would probably be the Aquaman Cell Gold. Unlike "conventional" wetsuits, it has a layer of neoprene on the inside. They also use extremely smooth neoprene. The feeling is completely different from other wetsuits.
Unfortunately, it comes with a hefty price tag.

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Post by manicman » Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:31 am

the S2 seems to be winning lol

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Post by asdaf » Sat Feb 25, 2012 4:04 am

My favorite suits right now are the tyr cat5, xterra vector pro, and orca alpha. givingground, I'm really thinking about getting a gold cell this year do you have one? have you worn one?

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Post by manicman » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:10 am

a gold cell?

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Post by givingground » Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:33 pm

asdaf wrote:My favorite suits right now are the tyr cat5, xterra vector pro, and orca alpha. givingground, I'm really thinking about getting a gold cell this year do you have one? have you worn one?
Yes, I have the Cell Gold. It's an amazing suit. Your Orca Alpha uses the same kind of neoprene (they are both made of #40 neoprene). But I have never tried the Alpha so I have no idea what it is like.

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Post by manicman » Sat Feb 25, 2012 6:58 pm

cell gold looks hott, what makes it better than others tho?

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Post by givingground » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:51 pm

manicman wrote:cell gold looks hott, what makes it better than others tho?
The neoprene is much softer, and with the neoprene on the inside of the suit it's also...well....different. Hard to describe. I guess you have to feel it to understand it :)

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Post by manicman » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:14 pm

looks like ill need to add it to my list then hehe

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Post by Whitewaterscouts » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:25 pm

Orca S2

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Post by Nick » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:56 pm

For me its my Alder Impact suit or an Orca. I also really like Gul, Sola & Bodyglove suits!

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Post by asiandudee » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:25 pm

Quiksilver Cell

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