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scubadada

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None of us have had the opportunity to really try out many fins, We've all ended up with a fin that fits us well. For me, it is the Dive Rite XT with 3, 5, or 7 mm full suit, with or without a 5/3 mm hooded vest. Your mileage may vary, best of luck.
 

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If you want heavy fins, get something made of black rubber, like my current Tusa X-Pert Zoom Z3. This topic was discussed already back in 2008.
 

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None of us have had the opportunity to really try out many fins, We've all ended up with a fin that fits us well. For me, it is the Dive Rite XT with 3, 5, or 7 mm full suit, with or without a 5/3 mm hooded vest. Your mileage may vary, best of luck.
A little pricy, eh Scubadada!
 

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Finning already uses enough energy without going backwards with heavy fins and ankle weights.
Lower the weight positioning in your bc Kimela, put some of your weight on a belt
 

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Scubapro go sport fins were my choice and I really like them. Enough power, travel well, come in full foot or bootie versions. I can hover and camera easily. Used them with currents in Maldives, and they were fine.
 

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Hollis F2s are a good fin, slightly negative and pack real easy in a suitcase.
On safety stops I can't stay in a vertical position - even when I'm grossly overweighted, my feet want to go above my head.
Sounds like you have more of a "trim" issue rather than a "fin" issue
 

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Dive Rite XTs are slightly negatively buoyant, powerful, good with all kicks, smaller sizes are proportionally scaled down

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Another vote for these fins. I own 2.5 pair of this generation and 1 pair of the prior generation. I love the power and control they provide with frog & back kicks. They aren’t ideally suited to flutter kick due to their stiffness; however, when I do need to flutter (powering to the boat on the surface for example or power kicking into a current for a short distance) they provide the power needed. They are incredibly well made and are built to last.
 
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Hollis F2s are a good fin, slightly negative and pack real easy in a suitcase.

Sounds like you have more of a "trim" issue rather than a "fin" issue
Tell me more ... about the trim issue ...
 
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