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Old 09 November 2010, 12:24   #11
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Ahh! now, there's a question begging to be asked. Have you actually bought the suit young Tom? Or is it the suit you would buy if you were buying one
No, it's a suit I actually own.
You think that if I had a choice, I'd wear a bright red fireman drysuit?! :P
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Old 09 November 2010, 12:36   #12
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No, it's a suit I actually own.
You think that if I had a choice, I'd wear a bright red fireman drysuit?! :P
It might go with the mistress
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Old 09 November 2010, 14:00   #13
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Thanks for all the advice.

I'll have a phone round and see if I can get custom made one up here.
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Old 09 November 2010, 15:22   #14
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Thanks for all the advice.

I'll have a phone round and see if I can get custom made one up here.
If you want bespoke, try John Womack jr at Otter watersports in Bradford. They are one of the largest drysuit manfs. in the UK & will make you a suit to your spec at a good price. As already mentioned, neoprene seals are more comfy for longer periods
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If you want bespoke, try John Womack jr at Otter watersports in Bradford. They are one of the largest drysuit manfs. in the UK & will make you a suit to your spec at a good price. As already mentioned, neoprene seals are more comfy for longer periods
I would second that too Dave ,
All the times that i have had to deal with them for the past 20 years or so i have always had excellent service from them, not only do they make suits for diving but also dry suits for such as fire and rescue services ect ,,,even the red ones Lol,,

Having a dry suit for my 10 years old lad now makes life more enjoyable even in the winter .saves me doing a ,,st christopher with him on my back,, if we want to land and wade ashore on a beach , he can also stand the cold much for longer if fishing .
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Old 10 November 2010, 03:09   #17
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Give Polar Bears a call in Launceston Cornwall

they will do a made to measure bespoke drysuit for you, exceptionally hard wearing, (they make all the forces and fire service drysuits) i have used them for years, and i have yet to have a leak! i must admit i abuse it a lot too! it wont cost you half your budget either

http://www.polarbearsq.com/recreation.asp

call them, and speak to Colin or Sue. they will look after you very well.
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Old 10 November 2010, 03:14   #18
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they have a new one at 395 made to measure!

bargain!

http://www.polarbearsq.com/rec-produ...pid=656&cid=65
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Old 10 November 2010, 18:36   #19
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i have used them for years, and i have yet to have a leak!
Should have paid extra for one of those 'slash zips' then.
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Old 10 November 2010, 18:41   #20
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Made to measure has to be the way to go then.

I thought it would cost a fortune but the prices seem very reasonable.

Thanks again for all the advice.
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