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skinsuit bottoms (swim tights?)

Discussion in 'Apparel' started by forestfish, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. forestfish

    forestfish Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Illinois
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    Not sure what to call them. I have seen a lot of stinger suits (UPF), but they are all one piece with a zipper. What I want is just the bottoms. I have several rash guard tops, but I'd like some funky bottoms, preferably ankle length.

    For the one piece stingers, do any of you have a brand you prefer? I am not looking for another layer for warmth, just something I can wear around on the beach or boat after I take off my wetsuit, that must have sun protection. is it better to get one with the under-the-foot strap?
     
  2. MAKO Spearguns

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  3. Flotsam

    Flotsam Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Cave Country, Florida
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  4. kittikat

    kittikat Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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    I second on Athleta surfing pant. They are very durable and quick dry too. I have one that's 3 years old and still maintain its shape.
     
  5. dianna912

    dianna912 Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Virginia
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    I came on here looking for the same thing! Any more suggestions?
     
  6. dianna912

    dianna912 Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Virginia
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    I should add, I plan to wear it under my wetsuit, to help get in.
     
  7. Anthony A.

    Anthony A. Manta Ray

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    I use a lycra short from DiversDirect in Florida. $18 and slips over your bathing suit. Wetsuit glides right over it.
     
  8. Eyegore

    Eyegore Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Keyboard
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    Dove last Friday and again on Saturday. By Sunday a rash (with associated pruritus) had developed on thighs and chest. Generally I'm happy to lay around, eructate and scratch, but this was a bit much in the itch dept. I will try both lycra bottom and long-sleeve top layers. Ideas on "best bang for the buck"?
     
  9. outofofficebrb

    outofofficebrb HARRO HUNNAYYY

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: San Francisco, California
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    I wear surf tights. I currently wear a pair of Hurley ones but many brands make them. The Hurley ones are a smoother, more slippery Lycra which I like for putting on and removing wetsuits.
     
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  10. Eyegore

    Eyegore Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Keyboard
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    Thank you.
     

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