Questions and Answers for ScubaPro 7/5mm Everflex Steamers Super-Stretch Wetsuit for 2014:
Hi I live in New Zealand and have been diving since 1976. The water temp ranges from 10 deg Celsius to 21 in summer. Is this suit scuba pro 7/5 ever flex suit better than the Mares 8/6/5 for warmth and ease of movement. Thanks for your help
Bill (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
The Mares should be a warmer suit and as comfortable.
Our advanced, extra-comfortable EverFlex line has been stylishly redesigned to give you even better fit and freedom. Many of the same tested features are included, but our EverFlex neoprene steamers are now in a pre-formed dimensional shape so it fits and moves more naturally with your body and delivers unparalleled comfort, stretch and flexibility. We have also added heliospan lining in the torso area of the steamers, for added protection and insulation. EverFlex provides excellent fit for a wide range of people. If you are tired of the struggle to get into your suit, EverFlex is for you. 100% EverFlex neoprene material construction using multi-thickness panels for a superior combination of warmth and flexibility. Interior chest and back panels in absorbent Heliospan material. This smooth fabric is comfortable against the skin and soaks up and holds water, providing extra insulation and warmth. Double-blind stitched outer seams and single-blind stitched inner seams mean virtually water-tight seams overall, for extra durability and comfort.
Glideskin seals at the wrist, ankles and neck to minimize water transfer. Ankle zippers with Glideskin seals on the 7/5mm and 5/4mm steamers. Smooth-cut neckline for enhanced non-pulling comfort. Compression-molded combination zipper flap/spinepad to reduce water entry and improve back protection. Nylon webbing thumb loop at base of back zipper for easy donning. Integrated Tatex knee and shoulder pads for abrasion resistance. Protective treatment on elbows. Metal main zipper slider is sturdy yet easy to operate. Treat yourself to total comfort with our new thickness offering, the 3/2mm EverFlex steamer. This warm water suit looks great on and feels so comfortable you will forget you are wearing one. Available in 7/5