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3mm Wetsuit Review

Discussion in 'Deep 6 Outfitters' started by tbone1004, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. Diver below 83

    Diver below 83 Regular of the Pub

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    Thank you for this great review. I’m looking to purchase my first wetsuit. And 3mm is exactly what I need.
     
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  2. Jdl23

    Jdl23 Garibaldi

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    Any recommendations for what to wear in June wile diving in The Bahamas. I will be there for eight days diving for of them two dive each day.
    3m full, shorty any suggestions would be great.
     
  3. JohnnyC

    JohnnyC Divemaster

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    It would be nice if they offered a model with pockets on the outside of the thighs as well. I’m morally opposed to front mounting pockets. Other than that one issue they look like great suits.
     
  4. tbone1004

    tbone1004 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    mine aren't quite as far forward as they look in the pictures. More like 10/2 vs 9/3. I think canting them forward a hair makes them usable with sidemount.
     
  5. rongoodman

    rongoodman ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I'd go with a 3mm full suit. A quick search showed expected temps to be 80 or a little less.
     
  6. cerich

    cerich ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    they aren't front mounted.. they are in between side and front
     
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  7. cerich

    cerich ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I know it d
    I know it does, that is why I did it.. :)

    Seriously, you are correct, they really aren't "in front" at all. i had a drysuit like that once and hated it.
     
  8. RayfromTX

    RayfromTX Student Of Gas Mixology Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

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    Just got the 3mil suit. Wow! Nice job Deep6. The pockets are near perfect and at just the right angle for sidemount as far as I can judge. Very high quality everything and far superior to my henderson aqua lock. If it was just a comparison between it and every high end suit I've tried it would come out on top but add two pockets that I don't have to glue on myself and it's just far and away better. I'm 6'2 1/2" and 185 pounds with a long torso and the large size fits perfectly snug and wrinkle free. I'll update after I put 20 or so dives on it. I picked up some blue fins too because....blue. Oh and the rash guard in a large is freaking awesome. I will be ordering more of those.

    Edit to add, actually I like my 5 mil by waterproof equally well and in some ways a bit better but it retails for 200$ more and has one pocket which is held on by velcro. I like my waterproof stuff but I'd trade my 5 mil for a 5 mil deep six in a new york minute.
     
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