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Re: The Ultimate Wetsuit !?

Postby Barryg101 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:28 am

Update on my Billabong 4/3 after a summer of kite instructing the wetsuit went downhill rapidly the seams loosened and the pattern on the arm started to fall off the the fabric became really loose I've also noticed that all over the suit there is little white specks which is where the elastics have snapped so next wetsuit I choose will be less "soft" . After endless e mails they replaced my wetsuit and after just 3 months more of use it is starting to look pretty bad.


I'll go for flash bomb next

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Re: The Ultimate Wetsuit !?

Postby pistolpete » Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:19 pm

My Ripcurl 4 3 held ten years. I'll get the new flashmob for sure!

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Re: The Ultimate Wetsuit !?

Postby Kerplow » Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:35 pm

jumptheshark wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:13 pm
needessentials.com
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Re: The Ultimate Wetsuit !?

Postby parakitesurf » Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:02 pm

I have tried a few brands and the best ones for my rip curl and mystic

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Re: The Ultimate Wetsuit !?

Postby StellaBlu » Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:44 pm

I generally buy cheaper/basic wetsuits for my 3/2 and spend more on my warmer suits. The best "warm" suit I have found is the ONeill Mutuant Legend, which is the right combination of durable, stretchy and warm. Its a 3.5/4.5 suit and the zip off hood makes it incredibly versatile. I find I am comfortable from high 40s to high 50s F water temp. Ive used the suit a lot, and I expect that it will probably last for at least three or four seasons of use (which is comparatively good for the amount I use it).

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Re: The Ultimate Wetsuit !?

Postby troutuna » Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:29 am

Check out wetsuitwearhouse.com They carry all the brands mentioned above. I've had good luck with Hyperflex Wetsuits. Well built with good materials at a fair price.

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Re: The Ultimate Wetsuit !?

Postby HugoMC » Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:41 pm

Kerplow wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:35 pm
jumptheshark wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:13 pm
needessentials.com
+1
+1

I was on the lookout for a new winter suit recently.....I usually buy cheap suits but I decided I didn't want to risk getting colds this year and having to isolate/take Coovid tests unnecessarily so I went on the hunt for a really good suit.... I found a lot of websites/brands were sold out of common sizes..... Sadly which I am....

I picked up a suit from needessentials.com. Delivered the next day or two working days... And the quality is awesome. Highly recommend.


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