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Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby timboellis » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:26 pm

Well just got an O'Neil Mutant and not realising that it has no zip so through the head aperture but getting it on it not too bad but getting it off it another matter.

Any suggestions?
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Re: Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby wigsy » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:07 pm

Hide behind your car so nobody can see you struggling like a weakling.

Then drive home in it and ask your Mrs to help you out of it.
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Re: Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby timboellis » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:26 pm

Cool that's the exact method I have been practicing
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Re: Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby Philshoz » Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:16 am

I am loving these first posts of yours tim, which wetty, which board and taking off the suit.

Lots and lots of stoke to come I think. Just wait til you get some good waves under your belt.

The O'neils are a bit tricky to get off, worried you are going to tear it to pieces eh. Left shoulder first as low as you can, then same with the right.

Keep the stoke coming mate............. :wink:
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Re: Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby wigsy » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:17 am

The majority of chest-zip wetties are a chore, even more so after a solid 2 hours in the water in the freezing cold.

With the Mutant, I used to just try and get one shoulder out first. Once you're below the elbow you've won the battle. Arm off, other arm off, and done.

Your suit should soften up a touch once you've worn it a few times, and by then you should have the method sorted.

From the waist down it's either work it off the legs gently, or just stomp on the floor to pull it off without your hands. Not recommended if you want it to last a bit longer.
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Re: Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby defever » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:37 am

http://community.magicseaweed.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=22824

Also touches on how to get it off. Neoprene is made to stretch (no too much though) so don't be afraid!
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Re: Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby Chris F » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:45 am

I thought that until i ripped off part the seal flap on my suit!
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Re: Hints and tips getting wetsuits on and off

Postby ATTMFKH » Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:54 pm

timboellis wrote:Well just got an O'Neil Mutant and not realising that it has no zip so through the head aperture but getting it on it not too bad but getting it off it another matter.

Any suggestions?


You've probably heard about the Tesco bag trick on the feet for getting Xcel / other wetties off , well what they do up here for those O'Neil Mutants is use Durex - old student stylee - put one on head after you cum out & your big red head will pop through the noose nae bother ........

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