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Mares Plana Avanti X3 Fins

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Rating: mares planta avanti fins
Reviewer: JUDY HILL,
My husband and I both ordered these fins...both pairs were at least a size too large. The sizing chart is not even close! I would suggest buying a size smaller...I wear a womens 8 and ordered the small (smallest they had) so I had no option but return them. The fins seemed fine otherwise...we did not get in the water with them.

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7 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Powerful Fins
Reviewer: Michael Guerrero,   
I was looking for fins that would provide me with plenty of power when I need it, and split fins just wont do that. I dont get fatigued using these fins, but take my fitness seriously so may not be the same for the typical diver. If you want more powerful and more rigid fins to get you through or out of currents these are great for the money.

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12 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Nice Fins
Reviewer: Michael Goodale,  - View all my reviews
Have worn these fins for 15 dives and am very satisfied with them. They are comfortable and seem very efficient in the water. The straps are easy to slip over the heal and tighten in the water or on the boat.

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64 out of 126 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Great Fins
Reviewer: Joe C.,
I really like diving in these fins. They are comfortable and the membranes allow the fins to cup which make them easier on your legs, calves and feet. As an older diver this is important to me. They are open heel style witch I like best. The quality is very good for the price. I plan to buy a pair for my wife when she recovers from her knee surgery.

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40 out of 77 people found this review helpful.

Rating: All around great fin!
Reviewer: Norma Lloyd,  - View all my reviews
A good solid fin that is very comfortable and efficient. These fins offer power and control at a really great price!

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12 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Bought em for a buddy
Reviewer: Chris A.,
Best friends birthday present. Great value for the money My friend says they are the best .thNks Scuba . Com Chris

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7 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Good Overall Fins
Reviewer: Robert Mcivor,  - View all my reviews
These are the first fins I ever bought - 12 YEARS AGO & some 650 dives! They are so good that I just bought a replacement pair. Quality made (obviously after 12 years), good stroke for finning.

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16 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

Rating: just right
Reviewer: william prater,  - View all my reviews
these fins were just right and on time, they perform well and are versitile in their uses. Thank you for the excellent price and quality. Bill

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65 out of 139 people found this review helpful.

Rating: mares plana avanti X3 fins
Reviewer: matthew kinzelman,  - View all my reviews
good fin and excellent buckle system. I personally dont like big paddle fins and bought these as backups. I usually use Force fins and these feel a lot different. Those folks who like a big paddle fin will love these. I compared them to the superchannel Mares fins and find these stiffer. I am considering cutting out the central rubber gusset to make a pair of "splits " out of them. As they are now , they are too stiff and "draggy" in the water for my current preference.

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152 out of 298 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Still Great Fins
Reviewer: Carter Coughlan,  - View all my reviews
I bought my pair of power plana avanti fins in 1989...still dive with them today, hundreds of dives latter, my wife has a pair from 1994, and this new pair is for my just cerified 12 year old son...they are alot like my wifes, but have added a nice easy open latch for the strap on the side. Lots of power, light weight, and I am sure they will also last for years and good stuff, its worth it!

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211 out of 420 people found this review helpful.

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