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Wetsuit problem - Water up the legs

Postby OliverG » Thu Jan 20, 2005 6:22 pm

I bought a new Neil Pryde wetsuit a little while ago and have been plagued by the 'ol water flushing up the legs problem. It's getting to be really annoying always having to reach down and give the wetsuit a shake while riding to get the water to drain out. The last thing i need at this time of year is freezing (relatively speaking) water hanging out around my legs.

I've heard some suggest cutting slits in the rear with a razor knife to provide drainage, but I'd hate to have to cut the material if I don't need to. Do I need to put little bungies or zip ties around my ankles or what? ](*,)
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Postby charlie » Thu Jan 20, 2005 6:25 pm

ollie
old school tip ,snip the edge of the cuff to relive it, holds water becouse its tight,so a little snip.
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Postby charlie » Thu Jan 20, 2005 6:28 pm

and oh
it used to look cool when you reached down and fiddled around down there
but lately it looks kinda funny~!
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Postby OliverG » Thu Jan 20, 2005 6:34 pm

charlie wrote:and oh
it used to look cool when you reached down and fiddled around down there
but lately it looks kinda funny~!


I know! And when both legs are full it's got to be adding at least ten pounds!
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Postby charlie » Thu Jan 20, 2005 6:36 pm

you could try pulling it apart hard steriching it open ?
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Postby charlie » Thu Jan 20, 2005 6:37 pm

10 lbs a leg ,popie leggs.
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Postby zgur » Fri Jan 21, 2005 1:26 pm

Duct tape.
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Postby Bob » Fri Jan 21, 2005 1:41 pm

Both legs full is my secret to upwind performance. Once I'm by the breakwater then I reach down and fiddle... can't do that anymore hunh?
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Postby Guest » Fri Jan 21, 2005 3:08 pm

just jump harder ! The acceleration should release the water

... just kidding ...

you have to cut your suit, K
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Postby charlie » Fri Jan 21, 2005 5:31 pm

Hello bear
both legs :twisted: full of yellow water ?
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