Scuba Gear Reviews by Dr. David Byrne


Rating: Henderson 3mm H2 Hyperstretch Titanium Gloves: 07/12/2010

Excellent for cooler waters in the fall and early spring time in the Atlantic Ocean off the shores of New York. Very comfortable fit, the Large size fits all different adults size hands, easy off/on, doesnt retain odors (though I wash everything due to the salt water), good grip- can even write down the chicks phone number I met on the beach! Cant go wrong with Henderson brand, however one comment- offer different colors- or at least color the palm so that others can see you signal to them and to reduce loss when not worn.

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XS Scuba 6/4/3mm Pyrostretch Zippered Hooded Dive Vest
Rating: XS-Scuba-6-4-3mm-Pyrostretch-Zippered-Hooded-Dive-Vest XS SCUBA 6/4/3MM PYROSTRETCH ZIPPERED HOODED VEST 02/09/2007

Bought the XX Large and its way Too Tight, unless youre a 90 pound weakling. Im a averag size guy and need a size XXX large? Strange and not worth the money.

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XS Scuba 6/4/3mm Pyrostretch Zippered Hooded Dive Vest
Rating: XS-Scuba-6-4-3mm-Pyrostretch-Zippered-Hooded-Dive-Vest 2 Toes (Thumbs Up!) for SHERWOOD 6MM HARD SOLE TITANIUM ZIPPER BOOTS 01/26/2007

i have been buying booties for use on my waverunner for many years and from a variety of manufacturers (jet pilot, slippery, overtons, barts, etc) and although they all make a fine product, this one from akona (sherwood) takes first prize. these boots are warm which is of vital importance while riding in the winter months here in ny. they are also comfortable and strong too bad i wasnt wearing them when i stepped on a rusty nail that washed up on the launching ramp last year. the nail went clear through the bootys rubber sole and into my foot...what a bloody mess! recently, i stepped on a sharp object underwater, (broken whiskey bottle i believe) and i could feel the edges pushing against the thick rubber bottom, however, it did not even scratch the tough exterior of the boot. plus they match my wetsuit, slip right on and are comfortable, if they could only design one for use on the basketball court! overall, this is the best bootie on the market and fairly priced too. i highly recommend this boot for all water activities!

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XS Scuba 6/4/3mm Pyrostretch Zippered Hooded Dive Vest
Rating: XS-Scuba-6-4-3mm-Pyrostretch-Zippered-Hooded-Dive-Vest HENDERSON GOLD CORE 5MM STEP-IN JACKET -2 Thumbs Up! 01/26/2007

Two piece wetsuits are very difficult to find these days, it seems that manufacturers are now focusing on the one piece jump suit type with the annoying rear zipper. As a result, I purchased this jacket hoping that it would supplement my current gear and offer the protection I need from the weather and elements on the water for jetski riding during the winter months in New York. To my surprise, this jacket is far superior to all the others I have ever purchased, (Jet Pilot, Slippery when Wet, etc) and, in fact, I liked it so much, I bought a second one for my riding partner! It is very comfortable, stylish and is simple to put on with the front zipper. It is warm, there is nothing like 5MM protection and it also conforms to my body shape. I recommend this highly for all water sports!

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