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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by buddy » Thu May 09, 2024 5:50 pm

Not if they shoot you in the head.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Thu May 09, 2024 5:54 pm

Have you busted out the yammy yet Buddy?
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by buddy » Thu May 09, 2024 7:02 pm

Yeh.
It’s pretty good.
Not a perfect fit but does a solid job.
I’m picturing the guy it was made for as that classic Irish footy player build, strong and solid through the hips, wiry arms, small chest.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by channels » Thu May 09, 2024 7:04 pm

I’ve been wearing this through autumn, almost too warm but really flexible.

https://www.xcelwetsuits.com.au/collect ... suit-black

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Beanpole » Thu May 09, 2024 7:16 pm

buddy wrote:
Thu May 09, 2024 7:02 pm
Yeh.
It’s pretty good.
Not a perfect fit but does a solid job.
I’m picturing the guy it was made for as that classic Irish footy player build, strong and solid through the hips, wiry arms, small chest.
Rather than a Japanese guy. Do they make wetsuits with short legs over there?
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by buddy » Thu May 09, 2024 7:18 pm

Steve said he was Irish.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Beanpole » Thu May 09, 2024 7:26 pm

You mean the suit was custom made for an Irish football player?
I was speculating about the cut of suits in Japan where the suits come from.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by buddy » Thu May 09, 2024 7:28 pm

It was a custom for an Irish friend of Steve’s.
Correct.
Football part, I don’t know. Was just speculating his build.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Thu May 09, 2024 7:36 pm

roughly true
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Thu May 09, 2024 8:04 pm

Thanks for the review Steve. It shall make me happy to go into season 2 with my excellent volcom
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Thu May 09, 2024 8:06 pm

I have a Volcom in the quiver.

gave it a good flogging last winter into spring and it's pretty worn now- felt like there was significant deterioration in the rubber by the end of last year.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Thu May 09, 2024 8:32 pm

I think you surf a little bit more than I do
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Beanpole » Thu May 09, 2024 9:29 pm

buddy wrote:
Thu May 09, 2024 7:28 pm
It was a custom for an Irish friend of Steve’s.
Correct.
Football part, I don’t know. Was just speculating his build.
Cheers, Buddy. Custom made wetsuits are a niche market.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Tue May 14, 2024 7:49 pm

Pulled the Isurus 2/2 out of dry storage today.

Such a superior wetsuit, even in it's 5th season.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Tue May 14, 2024 8:15 pm

As good as a volcom?
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by buddy » Sun May 26, 2024 1:12 pm

Wonder how this stuff compares to yammie?
Premium prices.

https://www.julywetsuits.com/materials

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by buddy » Sun May 26, 2024 1:13 pm

They Haydenshapes designer yammie wetties look like they've come down in price since we had a laugh about them too.
https://au.haydenshapes.com/collections/mens-wetsuits

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Sun May 26, 2024 1:20 pm

buddy wrote:
Sun May 26, 2024 1:12 pm
Wonder how this stuff compares to yammie?
Premium prices.

https://www.julywetsuits.com/materials
Looks like a fashion item for hipster trash with fulsome trust funds.
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