Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by wetsuitmale » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:30 pm

Some of these suggestions are awesome! Although it shocks me nobody ever lasts over Freediving wetsuits. They are much slicker than tri wetsuits. I have the Sporasub Professional 3mm and it's great!


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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by zeep » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:18 am

is that one of these 2 piece apnoe suits?

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Post by wetsuitmale » Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:45 pm

It is indeed. 2 piece with high waisted trousers. No zips and a smooth skin hood attached. Seamless too. I had triathlon wetsuits for years and then I discovered these!

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Post by gixxermatt » Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:31 am

I have the sporasub professional 5mm. Hot suit.
jetski/scuba diver

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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by Hanglooser » Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:25 pm

Going to get me this one:

https://www.wetsuitoutlet.de/2017-neill ... 20392.html

One Piece 4ever!

I had a two piece from 'Ascan' once, and every time I fell, the friggin' jacket would be shoved up under my chin. Annoying as hell. Can't be bothered by that while windsurfing.
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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by surfydude » Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:50 pm

I'm considering getting an Orca TRN. I've always lusted over Orcas, but never seen one so cheap! Anyone got one?
http://www.wiggle.co.uk/orca-trn-thermo ... exclusive/

The blue colour is nicer, but no longer available. :(
http://www.wiggle.co.uk/orca-trn-thermo ... sive-blue/

The latest TYR cat 1 and 2 look nice too. The cat 2 even looks like a Superman costume. Just add a cape!
https://www.tyr.com/shop/men-s-hurrican ... cat-1.html
https://www.tyr.com/shop/men-s-hurrican ... cat-2.html

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Post by WetsuitTwink » Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:29 am

I've got a red Orca TRN and I love it. It's a really thin suit but still nice and tight.

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Post by londonwet » Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:33 am

Not the triathlon, smoothskin or surf type, but I've being for quite some time trying to make up my mind and decide if the Poseidon One Suit looks awesome or ugly:

https://www.gidivestore.com/eu/14770-tm ... mm-man.jpg

definitely different, even for a scuba suit.

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Post by cyclinginlycra » Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:13 pm

For me, I am lusting after the Roka Maverick X triathlon wetsuit but alas at £850, an unlikely purchase

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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by Orcafan » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:14 pm

Looks really nice. A bit pricy though as you say. :D

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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by surfydude » Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:34 pm

Great looking suit, but not something I can afford either.

The Poseidon One Suit further up looks more like a jumpsuit or Star Trek uniform. Never seen a wetsuit like that before! Interesting.

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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by londonwet » Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:36 pm

surfydude wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:34 pm
The Poseidon One Suit further up looks more like a jumpsuit or Star Trek uniform. Never seen a wetsuit like that before! Interesting.
It does, doesn't it? But I'm still conflicted, not convinced it's worth the spending :/

They also have matching neoprene shoes:

http://rebreather.poseidon.com/wp-conte ... olours.jpg

Kind of discrete... compared to most wetsuits. I wish I was brave enough to wear it all in public :D

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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by surfydude » Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:23 pm

It's really up to you. Different? Yes. Discrete? Somewhat. Could probably work at a fancy dress party, but a tight jumpsuit might raise eyebrows. Unless you're actually wearing it in the water, there are other costumes that are cheaper and look similar (just not a wetsuit). Even the shoes look like Converses. For me personally, I wouldn't buy it. It doesn't look like a sleek suit which I prefer. And I don't normally scuba dive. Then again, some people spend hundreds or even thousands on a suit (like those expensive ROKAs, 2XUs and Orcas). Whether it's the look, or practical use, is up to you.

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Re: Wetsuits you're currently lusting after.

Post by system_v » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:05 am

Since my salary starts growing slowly but steady, i starting to plan to buy A LOT of wetsuit (and some competitive swimsuits as well) in a long term. Unfortunately many of those are discontinued and rare, as well a lot expensive.

Those are my top priority:

Speedo STR (Discontinued, sadly)
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Arena Wetsuits Carbon
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And would buy more cheaper wetsuits (i.e Aquasphere Aqua Skin wetsuits) or other types of wetsuits (2xu, Orca, Speedo) when the oportunity comes.

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