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EZ ON wetsuits

Discussion in 'Exposure Suits' started by Dave Kay, Dec 8, 2019.

  1. uncfnp

    uncfnp Solo Diver

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    FWIW I have seen this abbreviation (ml) used for thickness on wetsuits. Your subconscious was probably just quoting something you had seen done before. I assume it is intended as shorthand for mil (millimeter). I think I have even used it myself.
     
  2. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    A mil is not an abbreviation for a millimeter. A mil is a thousandth of an inch. I doubt that you have seen this used legitimately as an abbreviation on wetsuits. Years ago, we used to measure wetsuit thickness in inches but even then, it was 1/4" etc.

    ml is a measure of milliliters. Unless you are calculating how much pee your wetsuit can hold, it is of no use when measuring neoprene.
     
  3. uncfnp

    uncfnp Solo Diver

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    I am sure you are right. I am probably misremembering myself. Or it was a typo there as well.
     
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  4. Bob DBF

    Bob DBF Solo Diver

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    It might come in handy to know, depends...


    Bob
     
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  5. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I have one of these custom built into my 7mm wetsuit.

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  6. Bob DBF

    Bob DBF Solo Diver

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    Quite an interesting codpiece.



    Bob
     
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  7. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Actually, the codpiece is a custom Henderson addition which fits perfectly OVER the urinal. The fitting process was most unusual.
     
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  8. Diver below 83

    Diver below 83 Regular of the Pub

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    While deep 6 doesn’t make a 5mm they do have. 7. They use a soft felt lining on the inside of their suites that makes getting in and out easier. I recently purchased the 3mm which has the same lining. Before purchasing I did try on a few other brands locally that did not have any additional liner like the deep 6. Those were a lot harder to get on and off. The interior material they use is very soft and allows the wetsuit to slide on and off much easier. May help with your shoulder issues. Plus the 7mm has zippers on both the legs and arms. And it’s onsale for the holidays. Hard to best at this price.
    7mm Deep 6 Wetsuit
     
  9. Bob DBF

    Bob DBF Solo Diver

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    I assume it was done with your satisfaction in mind.


    Bob
     
  10. Altamira

    Altamira ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Because of knee and shoulder mobility issues, I had wrist and leg zippers installed by Terrapin Wetsuits (Texas) in all of my Bare wetsuits, none of which came stock with zippers. I find the zippers greatly enhance doffing and donning the wetsuits, even with my new 3mm Bare Reactive suit, which was fairly easy to get on/off without zippers. As mentioned by another poster, their 5 and 7mm suits come with ankle and wrist zippers. I can highly recommend Bare wetsuits for quality, fit, and durability.
     

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