Hello Terry, no you would not be able to order this dry suit with a front zip on it. If you are looking for a Viking dry suit with a front zip take a look at the Viking VSN Trilaminate Surveyor Front Entry Scuba Drysuit web link: http://www.scuba.com/scuba-gear-19/166356/Viking-VSN-Trilaminate-Surveyor-Front-Entry-Scuba-Drysuit.html,
or the Viking Pro-Tech Front Entry Scuba Drysuit with Nautic Neoprene Hood web link: http://www.scuba.com/scuba-gear-19/166206/Viking-Pro-Tech-Front-Entry-Drysuit--with-Nautic-Neoprene-Hood.html
. We also have other manufactures that make a front entry suit. As for the hard cuffs any one of the Viking dry suit you can get with the hard cuffs. If you have any other questions or would like to place an order please feel free to give us a call at 1.800.347.2822.