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Re: The Great Wetsuit Review
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2017, 02:46:51 PM »
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  • I've always worn Excel suits - fits me well and can always find a great price on prior years' model
    This year I got a Patagonia R3 (almost 1/2 off on their site) - it is a bit stiffer and tighter getting in and out - but I think it's really a 4.5 mm so that may explain why it feels stiffer and warmer - super well made, especially around the cuffs where I tend to destroy my suits. 
    Also picked up Rip Curl Flashbomb 7 mm booties on a suggestion from this site - best booties I've owned - toasty warm and wider so fits me better.

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    Re: The Great Wetsuit Review
    « Reply #16 on: February 18, 2017, 04:20:33 PM »
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  • I've always worn Excel suits - fits me well and can always find a great price on prior years' model
    This year I got a Patagonia R3 (almost 1/2 off on their site) - it is a bit stiffer and tighter getting in and out - but I think it's really a 4.5 mm so that may explain why it feels stiffer and warmer - super well made, especially around the cuffs where I tend to destroy my suits. 
    Also picked up Rip Curl Flashbomb 7 mm booties on a suggestion from this site - best booties I've owned - toasty warm and wider so fits me better.


    What size Xcel did you wear, and what size Patagonia?

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    Re: The Great Wetsuit Review
    « Reply #17 on: February 18, 2017, 06:08:31 PM »
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