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Old 06 July 2007, 17:37   #1
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Which Dry suit

Looking for a good quality dry suit. I will be in the water quite a bit with it and looking for recomendations of good suits to look at ?

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Old 06 July 2007, 18:30   #2
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Ravenspring is good for a suit costing around the 400 quid mark. Better suits available for around 800 quid.

How much do you want to spend ?
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Old 08 July 2007, 08:07   #3
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Hi biggles,

Looking to spend about £300 - £400.

Has anyone had any experiences with the Henry Lloyd TP3 Suit ?

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If you're looking to spend £300-400 then Ravenspring should be in your budget. One thing to consider is whether you want a ready-made suit or made-to-measure, and a second thing to consider is whether you want ankle seals, latex socks or attached boots. After five years of use from my made-to-measure Ravenspring with attached boots, I would positively recommend this as the way to go.
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Hi Chris I have both a Musto and a Henri Lloyd drysuit which have both performed well and are comfortable to wear.

myself, I now only use the Musto but only because the boots are, for me due to some arthritis in the fingers, so much easier to take off!

that said I have been happy with both of them and would recommend either.

the Musto doesn't have braces so it's not so versatile in the better weather whenever that is.

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Musto HPX £ 498.00 from the Bicester village Musto outlet. That was the price last october when I got mine. Very good suit have worn it loads.
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Do they have a web site, I want one with latex boots and full seals
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Do they have a web site
Who? Ravenspring, Musto or Bicester outlet?
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One day I'll get into Bicester Outlet Village... I've tried 3 times but the security seem to have a problem with me parking an artic there while going to spend a lot of money.
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I was going to suggest that there's an outlet place near you at Swindon, then I looked at the web site and realised it doesn't have the Musto and Henri Lloyd shops like Bicester does. Presumably they chose one of the most land-locked outlet sites for marine clolthing on purpose!
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Something like that...

It's only 400 yards from my house yet I've only been there 3 times. It's pathetic for anything unless you want a handbag...
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Old 10 July 2007, 03:19   #12
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Bicester - do they have a website ?


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See, Swindon's residents on the whole aren't sophisticated enough to want stuff like dry-suits - the outlet village here is full of chav shops and chittering bimbos.
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Hammond without a doubt.

Have tried many over the years but these have proved to be the best so far.
They are made to measure so fit well.
So if you have an odd body shaoe you dont end up with the crotch by your knee's!

Also they can add extras and make them to your needs.
They have a full repair service to boot.

Might cost a bit more but worth it IMHO.
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Yep... type "Musto outlet store Bicester" into Google and you'll find it

www.bicestervillage.com

Enjoy!
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i think bicester only have extra large at the moment...........
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The typhoon WOSS suits are very good, mine is over 7 years old and only just needs the seals replacing.
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Just ordered a XL MPX suit from musto outlet village shop £200!

They have an MPX for £490 in XXL I have that one put aside incase the Xl is a little small for me - but with the measurements they give you it should fix.

they have another 2 left
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I cant fault Ravenspring for service but, my suit still leaks at the legs, and has been back to them already to repair this . The suit is good though, but not doing what it says on the tin
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