O'Neill Epic Backzip women's size 8 4/3mm in Black. This is a full suit steamer by O'Neill made for Women Size 8 (see size guide below). Item has been tried on and slightly worn due to fraying around cuffs. The condition of this wetsuit has been reflected in the price.
Why would you wear a wetsuit? Water conduces 25 times more efficiently than air, so it is important to protect yourself. What is the advantage of a wetsuit? Proetection against reef / rocks.Ideal fit: no baggy point on the suit, it should feel snug and tight all overbut with no restriction of movement. What wetsuit for what condition? 6/5/4 mm Full wetsuit + hood + boots + gloves. 5/4/3 mm Full wetsuit + hood + boots + gloves. 4/3 mm Full wetsuit + hood + boots + gloves. 3/2 mm (Stitches Glued Blind stitched) or 4/3 mm Full wetsuit + boots. 3/2 mm Full wetsuit (can be GBS - Glued Blind Stitched or Flat lock). 2/2 mm short sleeves long legs wetsuit or Long sleeves spring wetsuit or 3/2 or 2/2 mm shorty for the brave. 3/2 mm or 2/2 mm shorty spring suit. 0.5mm or 1mm wetsuit top + boardshorts. Boardshort, rash vest, surf tee + sunblock. Tend to rub, disappear on modern wetuit.
The stitches are flat against the skin to prevent any friction. Acronym for Glued Blind stitched. Keep much warmer, the water does not go through the stitches. What is the difference between a cheap wetsuit from a supermarket and a more expensive wetsuit?
Neoprene : cheap neoprene tends to not be as flexible and also tends to have less air bubble (nitrogen gas) offering less isolation capabilities. EEC has bought a legislation wherby wetsuit must have a content of at least 30% to be labelled a s such. How to put a wetsuit on?
It could be a back zip, a chest zip or a ziperless. Legs first with knee pads on the knees. You can use plastic bag on your feet or hands to slide in easily. This is a very handy trick to fit a suit on your kids. How to look after your wetsuit?Rinse it with clean cool water as warm water tend to impact on the flex of the suit. Do not let the wetsuit drying under the UV (Direct sunlight). Dont leave the wetsuit wet for days at the back of the boot of your car. No washing machine / detergent / bleach / dry cleaning / ironing. Your wetsuit should be stored on hanger, dry and eventually cleaned with appropriate products.
The item "O'Neill Return Wetsuit- Epic- 4/3mm BackZip Black Women's Size 8" is in sale since Friday, October 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Surfing\Wetsuits". The seller is "westfrench" and is located in Swansea. This item can be shipped worldwide.