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Old 12 April 2016, 11:02   #31
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With my true shoe size of 9.5 it was good advice to go down to a 9 and these are snug but not tight.... actually I'm quite enjoying their feel around the house... is that wrong?
I guess that's all down to what Mrs Fenlander says
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Old 12 April 2016, 18:54   #32
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mine are probably as old as Polys and have dragged my old laser over lots of rocky beaches etc .....

problem is they are so old I doubt they are even made any more so can't give you a recommendation!

As a curveball I always wear mine with thin socks to prevent blisters. Thick socks kind of negates the warmth thing, thin allows that to work the way it was designed. Much the same way most wear something under a wetsuit....unless I am now preaching 10YO info?

And yes, once on and wet you don't notice the water....until the following morning when you try to put them back on! (although that may just be a hazard of a 2 day laser traveller when you are sleeping in a tent!)

If you have the luxury of a hot shower - stick them under it to get warm water in before you hit the cold brine.....
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Like I said earlier, I have the gul ones, and they are ideal for what you want.

I honestly forgot all about these, that I bought a few months ago, to use with my drysuit, and must say, they are just as good, if not better, as they are easier to get on and off.

SEAC - DRY SUIT ROCK BOOTS Ideal for Scuba Dive Kayak Canoe Sailing Coasteering | eBay
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Just had an email......

quite cheap for anybody wanting a pair.!

https://www.wetsuitoutlet.co.uk/2016...033e-418660065
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These are even cheaper:

CRIVIT Men’s Aqua Shoes - Monday, 09.05. - Lidl UK

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Like I said earlier, I have the gul ones, and they are ideal for what you want.

I honestly forgot all about these, that I bought a few months ago, to use with my drysuit, and must say, they are just as good, if not better, as they are easier to get on and off.

SEAC - DRY SUIT ROCK BOOTS Ideal for Scuba Dive Kayak Canoe Sailing Coasteering | eBay
I have these use with my peak storm dry pants . a thick pair of work socks and joggies inside the peak storms these on top and warm as toast
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I use wetsuit boots for diving, truthfully can't wait to get them off as your feet become sweaty and uncomfortable very quickly. Any water that gets in my Henderson ultra dry boots soon warms up and keeps your feet wet all the time you wear them. So your feet look like you've been in a hot bath all day, this becomes very itchy from saltwater.

My advice is keep your feet dry with foot ware that allowa your feet to breath. Wetsuits boots aren't as warm as people imagine.

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I managed to snag a military issue pair of Northern Diver Rock Swim Boots.



They seem like a great boot, I've not worn them in anger yet though.

They are bloody snug for their size though!
Wearable over bare feet but if I wanted to wear a pair of warm socks under dry trousers with fitted socks and then the boots on top I'd be in pain (if I could even get them on). Given the option I'd have definitely chosen a size or size and a half larger.

Hopefully with their inbuilt neoprene bootie they should be warm even in bare feet. However, putting them on over bare feet is a challenge in itself!!
I'd love to know if there's a trick to it.
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I use wetsuit boots for diving, truthfully can't wait to get them off as your feet become sweaty

Wetsuits boots aren't as warm as people imagine.

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I managed to snag a military issue pair of Northern Diver Rock Swim Boots.



They seem like a great boot, I've not worn them in anger yet though.

They are bloody snug for their size though!
Wearable over bare feet but if I wanted to wear a pair of warm socks under dry trousers with fitted socks and then the boots on top I'd be in pain (if I could even get them on). Given the option I'd have definitely chosen a size or size and a half larger.

Hopefully with their inbuilt neoprene bootie they should be warm even in bare feet. However, putting them on over bare feet is a challenge in itself!!
I'd love to know if there's a trick to it.
I use these in my Warmers version of these, I use them it wetsuit boots too as it helps with warmth and rubbing - https://www.wetsuitoutlet.co.uk/2015...10-p-4177.html
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