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Old 07 November 2011, 08:26   #1
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What is the Best Surface Drysuit

Hi Folks,
in your valued opinion what is the Best Surface Drysuit for use on a Rib all year round? I wont be diving or in the water (if i can help it) and want something breathable and hardwearing. any suggestions will be greatly appreciated
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Old 07 November 2011, 12:46   #2
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I suppose it depends on how deep your pockets are, but I got a musto hpx of the bay cheap. Someone was selling 2 on hear recently
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yea the musto hpx looks really good, what footwear do you use with it?
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yea the musto hpx looks really good, what footwear do you use with it?
I've got one but the footwear is what lets it down I find. The socks on the Musto suit are quite big so tend to get scrunched up and creased inside your shoes/boots etc. I normally wear my dubarry boots with the suit or if I know I'm going in the drink (trailer launch/recovery etc) I wear wetsuit boots.

Otherwise it's the dogs danglies of surface drysuits IMO, just wish they made 'em in black
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I've got one but the footwear is what lets it down I find. The socks on the Musto suit are quite big so tend to get scrunched up and creased inside your shoes/boots...
Just ditched the latex socks on my drysuit and had boots fitted HERE.

Very pleased with the result
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Just ditched the latex socks on my drysuit and had boots fitted HERE.

Very pleased with the result
Interesting site, which boots did you go for?
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hamonds gets my vote , I have custom made suit , and got boots on them very good suit...I paid a bit for it...but 6foot 3 , 150kg , neoprene seals neck and arms, comfort zip, pocket , auto air dump in arm... all added up!

And it's All black!
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divers -membrane boots I have fitted...had suit for over 4 years now...
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Are the Hammonds dry suits breathable can't see that it's says anywhere about them.

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I was told if I want a suite to last more than 2 years don't buy breathable version... I believe they will do one of you twist there arm.

Hi had Henry Lloyd suit before the hammond and it only lasted 2 years before losing the water proofness...

The suits are made in UK, and the company was very helpfully and knowledgable ...

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