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Anyone used the Gull Mew Fin?

Discussion in 'Fins, Masks and Snorkels' started by BLD_THRST, Oct 3, 2006.

  1. David Wilson

    David Wilson Loggerhead Turtle

    Hi, Marc, I have both versions in front of me, but sadly I haven't been able to compare them in the water recently for obvious reasons. I was advised to get the Hard version first for the power its relative stiffness delivered and the blades certainly seem unyielding as I flex them now. They do seem most suitable for short high-speed sprints and would be tiring on the legs if deployed for longer distances.

    My white regular Mews have a medium rigidity, much easier to flex but still stiff enough to provide sufficient thrust. I can't give an opinion on the third version, Soft Mews, as I've never tried them. The regular Mews may provide you with a reasonable compromise between stiffness and elasticity, but as I always write when I talk about fins, fin choice is a highly subjective matter and whatever will delight one user with its power, manoeuvrability, endurance and comfort is bound to be anathema to another with different swimming styles and preferences.:)

    Good luck when making your selection!
  2. happy-diver

    happy-diver Skindiver Just feelin it

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: same ocean as you
    Absolutely Magnificent!
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  3. Marc111n

    Marc111n Garibaldi

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Poland
    I think I will go with the regular MEW for now :) Thank you for coming back to this thread and have a great day!
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