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Old 15 December 2005, 14:48   #1
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What Dry Suit Should I Get

I'm looking to get myself a dry suit, should I get one? Should I carry on with the wet suit? Can anyone tell me what to look for? what is a good make? where should I buy from? how much can I expect to spend? etc!!
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I'm looking to get myself a dry suit, should I get one? Should I carry on with the wet suit? Can anyone tell me what to look for? what is a good make? where should I buy from? how much can I expect to spend? etc!!
Do a search cos this subject has been discussed many times.
anyway in short, ditch the wet suit and get yourself a drysuit. Checkout Typhoon www.typhoon-int.co.uk . Others members will for sure suggest some other good brands
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Old 15 December 2005, 15:13   #3
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We got some decent ones from Andark (dive shop). They did a deal for two. Have also seen them at the Boatshow


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Old 15 December 2005, 17:39   #4
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Iíve been told that the breathable ones are much more comfortable than the boil in the bag non breathable type.

It might me worth keeping an eye on Ebay, as a lot of the Global Challenge crew have been disposing of their Musto suits recently. I picked up my HPX suit for £130 on Ebay. It has seen better days, but is top quality kit

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Old 15 December 2005, 18:45   #5
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good deal on dry suits

depending on what you are looking to spend, have 2 good sources for dry suits in North Wales:

Gul breathable with rubber socks about £150 if deal still going

or top of the range ex fireman's suits with safety wellies about £270. If interested in further details please contact me and I will give numbers.

I have purchased from both places for myself and friends.
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I have a Typhoon one the same as the RNLI use - They are comfortable and I do Recommend them, but look around and see what's about and what is in your price range
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