These fins are awesome. Very light weight and well designed. Spring bands on heals are cool!
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Questions and Answers for
Aqua Lung X Shot Adjustable Spring Strap Fins:
I would like to know the dimensions of the X-Shot in size 11 please.
What is the over-all length and especially weight.
I have a heavy set of Cressis now - about 8 years old and I want to get a lighter set of full size fins
(Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
For the exact specs on the fin you will have to contact the manufacturer directly: http://www.aqualung.com/us/content/view/204/310/
The X Shot fins are high-performance fins that incorporate new technologies and the latest materials. They take the best concepts of the SlingShot and HotShot fins and improve upon them.
The Power Zone, located in front of the foot pocket, where the power bands used to be, continues to evolve. What were once powerbands, are now integrated 'V Boosters', providing even more power with less effort.
A new spring strap offers a soft TPR heel pad along with Aqua Lung's own proprietary buckles.
The foot pocket is equipped with the 'Power Transmission Zone'. This anchors the foot preventing unnecessary stretching of the foot pocket on the power stroke resulting in maximum energy transmission.
The blade contains a high performance elastomer resulting in high efficiency
An elastic blade insert creates a 'spoon effect' that pushes more water with each down stroke adding to efficiency.
A customized inner sole provides a grip effect. This prevents wasting power from the boot moving laterally inside.
Fin Care and Maintenance Care Before and During the Dive
Avoid standing your fins on the tips of the blades for any extended period of time. Avoid hot temperatures and hot surfaces as these can damage the fin. Avoid placing the fins in a car trunk on hot days as the temperatures inside car trunks can exceed the temperature tolerances of the fin and the blades may distort. Care After the Dive:
Rinse thoroughly with fresh water and towel dry before final storage. Storage:
Store in a cool, dry and protected place out of direct sunlight. Chemicals/Solvents:
Avoid any contact with alcohol, oil, gasoline, aerosols, or chemical solvents. Do not expose any part to aerosol spray, as some aerosol propellants attack or degrade rubber and plastic materials. Do not use any type of alcohol, solvent or petroleum based substances to clean or lubricate any part. Do not store your equipment near any oil, gasoline, chemicals, or solvents.