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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:22 pm

There has to be an official diagnosis for this kind of madness.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by black duck » Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:13 pm

Bought a wettie yesterday. A quicky 3.5 / 3. Looks the goods. First time with a quick wettie. Been rusted on Rip Curl and O'neill user since forever.
Had leaks and seam breakdown with the current 3/2 Rip flash bomb, less than 2 years old. Surf shop dude told me it was a batch thing which they've fixed. Maybe. Don't care. It's rooted and it's winter so i'm not surfing in boardies while they fix it. Fcuk that. Must say though, the quick dry red fuzz inner lining stuff is a good thing. The seam failings put me off going with a flash bomb again though.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by crabmeat thompson » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:11 am

that's why you use your foot when duckdiving.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:41 am

black duck wrote:
Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:13 pm
Bought a wettie yesterday. A quicky 3.5 / 3. Looks the goods. First time with a quick wettie. Been rusted on Rip Curl and O'neill user since forever.
Had leaks and seam breakdown with the current 3/2 Rip flash bomb, less than 2 years old. Surf shop dude told me it was a batch thing which they've fixed. Maybe. Don't care. It's rooted and it's winter so i'm not surfing in boardies while they fix it. Fcuk that. Must say though, the quick dry red fuzz inner lining stuff is a good thing. The seam failings put me off going with a flash bomb again though.
My Quikkie has lasted three seasons counting this one. I reckon this will probably be the last but it's still good. Back zip. Only annoying thing is this stupid flap that goes over the shoulder blades internally. I've got a Ripcurl springy and it is way stiffer and more restrictive. Checked out another one in a surfshop last week and it was exactly the same.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by buddy » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:53 pm

Are boots and hood necessary in WA?
I've never been.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by ctd » Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:32 pm

Legion wrote:
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No. But an increasing number of gaylords are wearing them.
noticed these are on sale on aliexpress
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by JET01 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:47 pm

Needs essential wetties are becoming more and more popular at my local regardless of what the surfer actually earns.

Does any reckon the RRP of the the big name brands will come down to fight off the market share loss these other smaller brands are taking off them?

I haven't heard a single negative review on them.

My ONeill pyrofreak has two leaks in the junction of my arm and peck. Let's in loads of water, this is going to be an interesting winter. No point repairing it, as I reckon once there's 2 leaks others will soon follow.

I'm going sustainable and going Patagonia, I must admit, the difference between 240 and 600 is going to be hard to swallow for the planet. Eventually it'll get better.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:24 pm

Legion wrote:
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Encountered an interesting problem.
Will be tucking my couple of inches from now on.
Erase.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by godsavethequeen » Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:51 am

To be fair, it was literally crying out to be selectively quoted

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Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:33 am

godsavethequeen wrote:
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:51 am
i was literally crying
Erase.

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Post by godsavethequeen » Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:41 am

The Mighty Sunbird wrote:
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My anus was weeping like a newborn

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:40 pm

godsavethequeen wrote:
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:51 am
To be fair, i was literally crying out to be selectively bukkake'd by a tribe of Afghani goat herds
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:53 pm

Goat herds or goat herders?
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