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Old 07-03-2005, 12:37 PM   #1
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I'm thinking of getting a drysuit to prolong the skiing season. So whats the crack with the seals, do I go for ankle seals or socks? Am I right in assuming socks are no good for skiing/wakeboarding?
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Old 07-03-2005, 01:26 PM   #2
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...So whats the crack with the seals,...
You leave the Seals alone you wierdo.... and Dolphins are right out of the question....
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I'm thinking of getting a drysuit to prolong the skiing season. So whats the crack with the seals, do I go for ankle seals or socks? Am I right in assuming socks are no good for skiing/wakeboarding?
My Skiing/Wakeboarding nobba friends tell me that bare feet are the thing. You want to go for the drysuit with ankle seals and no socks/boots. Ravenspring are good although not cheap.
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My Skiing/Wakeboarding nobba friends tell me that bare feet are the thing. You want to go for the drysuit with ankle seals and no socks/boots. Ravenspring are good although not cheap.
Me and Cyco have both got Typhoon Racer drysuits with back entry zips and socks rather than ankle seals. Cyes has used his a couple of times when ski ing and as long as you use some fairy liquid then his feet slip into the bindings fine. We went for back entry zips because once in your suit they dont get in the way, however you do need someone else to zip/unzip you. Cost of these suits including wooley bear undersuits are around £300 but well worth it.
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Cheers fellas, I'm just a bit worried that the socks would prevent my feet from leaving the bindings easily in a fall and seeing as how I dislocated my knee in a fall last year I dont want a repeat performance.
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Cheers fellas, I'm just a bit worried that the socks would prevent my feet from leaving the bindings easily in a fall and seeing as how I dislocated my knee in a fall last year I dont want a repeat performance.
Well its up to you but really depends on how walm you want your feet to be
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not arsed how warm me feet are just want to make sure they stay attached to me leg!
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i also have the typhoon racer. it did have feet on but i changed them to ankle seals because the feet need protecting by something and with ankles you can go bare foot
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i also have the typhoon racer. it did have feet on but i changed them to ankle seals because the feet need protecting by something and with ankles you can go bare foot
Yup i just wear wetsuit shoes over the top. I had the socks so i could wear thermals underneath and my feet didnt get wet.
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PUSSYS.............whats wrong with the good old 3mm shortie eh?
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Old 07-03-2005, 09:59 PM   #11
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PUSSYS.............whats wrong with the good old 3mm shortie eh?
Here, here.

Only it dont fit me anymore!
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PUSSYS.............whats wrong with the good old 3mm shortie eh?
Says the bloke who was quite happy to borrow my drysuit on your last visit
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Says the bloke who was quite happy to borrow my drysuit on your last visit
shit..............rumbled!:wink:
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shit..............rumbled!:wink:
Plus i'm sure you told Sue you wanted one for christmas
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Plus i'm sure you told Sue you wanted one for christmas
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