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Avanti Quattro Plus vs. Seawing Nova for current

Discussion in 'Fins, Masks and Snorkels' started by Dogbowl, Oct 27, 2017.

  1. buddhasummer

    buddhasummer Divemaster

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    The weight difference is marginal, not enough to be a concern anyway, leave an extra pair of socks at home.
     
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  2. Dogbowl

    Dogbowl Loggerhead Turtle

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    The Amphibians looks like they would work, but probably heavy. The Pelagics’s sole seems a little too thin for my purposes.

    I see what you mean about the tabs. Even the newer Flexa doesn’t have the tabs. Boot size 5.5 would be the perfect fit for me, but since boots don’t come in half sizes, I usually opt for size 5 - they’re “short” on land but once in the water, they’re fine.

    The Mares Flexa’s are available at an LDS. I’ll go try them.
     
  3. buddhasummer

    buddhasummer Divemaster

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    It's more substantial than it looks.
     
  4. Dogbowl

    Dogbowl Loggerhead Turtle

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  5. buddhasummer

    buddhasummer Divemaster

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    Had a pair of those, hated them, there was not enough protection on top and my fins would dig into the neoprene.
     
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  6. StefinSB

    StefinSB Manta Ray

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  7. Dogbowl

    Dogbowl Loggerhead Turtle

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    Thanks for the suggestion and link! I’ll look into them!
     
  8. Johanan

    Johanan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I dive only dry and they are good for me, albeit could have been a tad heavier. I didn't understand the concept of fins letting the air migrate to legs? The cure for that would rather be rockboots where you can pull the laces really tight. Have a look at Aqualung Evo 3 or 4.

    @buddhasummer I did the same and replaced the Apeks spring tabs with Hollis ones for the same reason.
     
  9. EireDiver606

    EireDiver606 DIR Practitioner

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    Maybe it’s just the fact that I’m a newbie diver
     
  10. Johanan

    Johanan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    You have a great future!
     
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