Body Glove 3mm Barrier Front Zip Wetsuit Vest 1325W-AA-5/6 052612
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Rating: Body Glove 3mm Barrier Front Zip Wetsuit Vest Review - $43.95 - Scuba Gear Customer Reviews
Reviewer: Peggy M.
No kidding, the vest fits me perfect! Works great for rafting on cool days and is fantastic for flying a hull on the catamaran. Some reviewers said it was to short but I have a shorter body and it fits me to a tee! It is really attractive too I get complements when I wear it.

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4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Snorkeling in Bonaire
Reviewer: Brian Priest
My husband and I both bought this vest for a trip to Bonaire where the water temp is 78 degrees. This was such a good decision to purchase this vest. We were able to snorkel comfortable for about an hour with this vest on. Probably 1/2 hour more than if we did not wear them. The front zipper afforded easy on and off. Sizing was small, though. We both had to size up the largest size available for both of us. Its tight around our wastlines so any love handles are quite visible if you wear a two piece (for women.)

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8 out of 14 people found this review helpful.




Rating: worth it
Reviewer: Carol Lovelace
This quality-made product was purchased for lap swimming in my local health club pool, where the water tends to be a little too cool for me. The body glove keeps my trunk warmer and the workouts are much more pleasant. This is a well-made product and perfect for my need. Glad I found it and scuba.com provided me with advice about size and it arrived on time.

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11 out of 17 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Body Glove Wetsuit Vest by Tim
Reviewer: Timothy Matheson
Excellent product. Following the body sizing chart the vest fits great. Nice and light for snorkelling and provides extra bouyoncy in the water. So pleased with the original vest that I ordered three more since other members of the family liked the vest as well. Thanks Scuba.com for the timely deliveries all the way to Nova Scotia, Canada.

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17 out of 30 people found this review helpful.




Rating: vest
Reviewer: william hyatt  -  View all my reviews
I actually bought this for wakeboarding/waterskiing and love it. Im 510, 180 lbs and went with an XL. It works great for what I do but if I wanted to wear it under a wetsuit I would have gone with a large. Nice product.

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22 out of 45 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Comfortable Vest
Reviewer: Susan S.
I bought this as an extra layer for diving to keep me warmer under my 3 mil wetsuit in cooler water temperatures. I tried it out recently over my swimsuit while swimming off a boat in cool lake water temperatures and found it to be very comfortable - so much so, that after getting out of the water I forgot I had it on. I am 57" 140 lbs 34B and 7/8 (M) fits me well.

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18 out of 35 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Great fit, light weight
Reviewer: Lisa H.  -  View all my reviews
The jacket has a great fit a d is light weight. It was perfect for snorking in warmer water. I ordered the jacket for warmth, sun protection on back, protection from stinging coral and extra buoyancy. It was great!

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40 out of 75 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Love my wetsuit!
Reviewer: Marianne Brettell-Vaughn
I am a swimmer and I tend to get cold,but I also need lots of flexibility! This vest is perfect for both! It fits great and has enough thickness-3ml-to keep me warm! Not to mention that it is stylish,as well! Streamlined and I love the color! Nothing wrong with comfort and fashion while youre swimming!! Thanks,Body Glove!!

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25 out of 44 people found this review helpful.




Rating: just what I needed
Reviewer: Jevan W.  -  View all my reviews
This was exactly what I needed. This year I damaged my rotator cuff and was really concerned about swimming off our boat. It has givenm me the boyancy I needed in case it went again was swimming in over 20 feet of water. I was using a shorty however it was a real pain getting in and out of it all the time. This vest is so easy to take on and off. I am very happy with my purchase.

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54 out of 110 people found this review helpful.




Rating: great Caribbean vest
Reviewer: sarah b.  -  View all my reviews
I just came back from a weeks diving on Little Cayman and wore this vest for nearly every dive. I always use a full skin, so the vest and skin made a perfect combination. Even on the 4th dive of the day, I never got cold. I had to return the first one for a size larger, so order up.

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38 out of 74 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Just what the doctor ordered
Reviewer: Benjamin Kim
Diving in the cold Pacific Ocean of the Southern California is not enjoyable when youre cold. I bought this extra vest just for this reason. Mind you that it doesnt help during the winter season, but it doesnt hurt to have it on as long as you stay shallow. In all other seasons, its not necessary unless you go deeper than the thermocline or dive at night. This is a great buy for the price, and it helps keep my hood in place by tucking it under. Very useful.

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118 out of 223 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Front Zip Vest for Warmth
Reviewer: Judith J.
I just returned from a diving trip in Indonesia and began using the front zip vest after the first few days of diving. Worn under a 3mm wet suit, it added just enough warmth to enable me to stay down comfortably for 60+ minutes. The vest fit me well and it also fit under the wet suit without feeling bulky. I tend to get cold toward the end of a dive, especially on a multidive day, and the vest helped me stay warm. Ill definitely take it with me on my next trip.

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182 out of 333 people found this review helpful.




Rating: fits true to size
Reviewer: lorraine grace
I bought this item for my husband and he says it fits well. The material is a little thin but it does what it promises

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23 out of 45 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Vest
Reviewer: Erlinda F.
My husband is very happy with his new vest and it fits perfectly!!

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20 out of 39 people found this review helpful.




Rating: 3mm barriere front zip body glove vest
Reviewer: Regina B.
The web page was easy to use and ordering from there was simple as well. When reviewing the sizes, however, it only mentioned weight and bust size. I followed that in order to get the right size which said it would have been an XL. When I got it the size was actually at 10-12. The wet suit I just purchased was a 14. So I had to send it back as it was to small. The return was just as simple as the ordering. I was impressed with the way the entire transaction was handled and would certainly deal with Scuba.com in the future.

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201 out of 377 people found this review helpful.




Rating: 3mm vest to increase warmth
Reviewer: Julie King  -  View all my reviews
I bought this vest to give me another layer under my 3mm on that 3rd, 4th or 5th dive of the day. It worked great to keep me warm when I have been underwater continuously all day. At times I wore it over my skin for the first dive and then layered it with a wetsuit later in the day. Just what I needed! Fits tight for less water intrusion.

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248 out of 499 people found this review helpful.




Rating: style
Reviewer: ricky steffan
color and style are great

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29 out of 57 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Great fitting body glove vest
Reviewer: Renae R.  -  View all my reviews
I looked a long time for a pair of body glove shorts separate from the top, but mostly I found one piece suits. Of the tops, most of them had high necklines and were pullover the head types(which I cant stand). This vest was priced reasonably and fit great. It also looked great with the shorts. Renae.

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254 out of 533 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Body Glove is the Best
Reviewer: John D.
great product! i love my body glove vest. i bought one 13 years ago and used it for snorkeling all over the caribbean. it keeps me warm and safe. the zipper on my old one finally gave out and i was using safety pins to hold it together not pretty :( however, when i initially placed my order, i ordered an xs. the sizing on the scuba.com website does not coincide with the sizing for body glove. i ended up with a small when probaby i should have gotten a medium. i am 53 and weigh 105 lbs, if that helps. so be wary of the sizing charts. faynette

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223 out of 404 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Warm, front zip very convienent
Reviewer: George Hauf  -  View all my reviews
My wife wore this a few times after diving in Cozumel all week. The front zip made it very easy for her to get in an out of, and the fit was good. She normally gets cold on the second dive of the day, but she had no complaints after adding the core warmer. Well made product from Body Glove, a good buy.

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256 out of 564 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Good for cooler dive conditions
Reviewer: Nancy Howison  -  View all my reviews
The front zip is a big plus. The vest really adds to the core warmth especially after 2 0r 3 dives in a row. It could be a little longer in the waist, I 62" and it isnt quite long enough even though I bought their largest size.

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259 out of 486 people found this review helpful.




Rating: triathalon
Reviewer: leah l.
Great fit and good for warmth.

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72 out of 141 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Body Glove zip vest
Reviewer: Michael Heatz
I wear this several times a week for lap swimming. Our pool manaer has reduced winter temp to save money. The vest provides the right anount of warmth while allowing flexibility. The shoulder straps are slightly loose, possibly because my shoulders are too big for my waist.. This is not a problem for routine swimming. Recommended

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192 out of 411 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Boby Glove Zip Vest
Reviewer: Terry Callahan
Just got back from Maui in December and as we all know the water can be cool. Wore the Body Glove vest on several occasions snorkeling and boarding. It kept me warm and happy. Another bonus: didit have to worry about the harmful rays. The heavy duty zipper works great.

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141 out of 324 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Simply Perfect For Tropical Diving
Reviewer: Sandra F.
I bought this as a replacement for the same Body Glove vest, which I had been wearing for at least 10 years (the neoprene was getting compressed from many, many hours underwater). When I shopped for a new one, I looked at other brands, but couldnt beat the pricing, styling, and fit of the Body Glove (who needs fancy gold linings for a zip-front vest?). Its easy on, easy off, dries quickly, and it keeps me warm without the hassle or buoyancy of a full wetsuit. Its also well designed to fit a womans figure. I wear it as a layering piece, under a polar fleece or polypro suit - or its great over a Lycra skin. For some extra warmth on those hour plus tropical dives, this vest is simply.... perfect.

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130 out of 294 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Da One
Reviewer: S Archer G.
This vest is the only one available for bigger guys. I use it for SUPing and to have a front zip is the best. Hard to find.

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42 out of 78 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Great addition to my protective outfit!
Reviewer: Danuta Jurak
This vest is what I have been looking for! It adds just the extra amount of warmth one needs when the temperature is not quite perfect! The vest itself is almost perfect! It is also perfect all by itself for snorkeling in the winter! And very, very easy to wear! The only reason that it is not a five star review is that the size is a bit off. Not every woman has a Scarlett OHara waist and a bust the size of watermelons. The proportions can be more in line with a normal womans size! I weigh only 110 lb and I have a well proportioned body. I am not complaining because I am fat! Even so, I would get it again! Dana Jurak Relax@CrystalSandsVilla.com

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184 out of 356 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Vest
Reviewer: JOSE F.  -  View all my reviews
Excelent for price benefit

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90 out of 192 people found this review helpful.




Rating: the perfect extra amount...
Reviewer: Hector C.  -  View all my reviews
... of necessary insulation on those "not so warm" water days. slip it over your wetsuit and forget about it very comfortable.

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106 out of 209 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Body Glove
Reviewer: Randell S.  -  View all my reviews
Nice shape & look

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173 out of 345 people found this review helpful.