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View Poll Results: Would you buy a 5mm camo, back zio, one-piece suit?
YES! I would buy one, if the price was right 14 26.42%
No, Not interested. 33 62.26%
I would prefer GREEN camo 9 16.98%
I would prefer TROPICAL camo 1 1.89%
I would prefer BLUE camo 4 7.55%
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Old 02-11-2010, 06:29 PM   #1
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Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

MAKO Spearguns currently offers the following 4 wetsuit models:

1.5 mm nylon both inside and out, closed cell, one piece, back zip, Camo Colors: Green, Blue and Tropical.

3.5 mm nylon both inside and out, closed cell, one piece, back zip, Camo Colors: Green, Blue and Tropical.

3.5 mm open cell, 2 piece freedive suit, Color: Green Camo.

5.0 mm open cell, 2 piece freedive suit, Color: Green Camo.

Here is a link to our selection of suits:

http://makospearguns.com/results.php?category=4


Even though this is a pretty broad selection of colors and models, we are CONSIDERING the addition of another suit. We would like to do a little market research and ask the Spearboard members if they would be interested in purchasing a 5 mm, nylon inside and out, closed cell, back zip suit. Basically identical to our other one piece suits, except for a 5 mm material.

We suspect that this type of suit might be most attractive to scuba divers. Adding an additional suit is a significant investment for us and if we do bring this model to market it is likely that we can only offer a single camo color. Help us out; will you?


We would like you to vote either yes or no and if you think you might be interested in buying a 5 mm, one-piece, camo suit, which of the three colors would you prefer?
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Old 02-11-2010, 06:33 PM   #2
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

what about being able to select the thickness seperately for top and bottom for your open cell 2 peices? and do you guys plan on offering any 7mm? i would be interested in the 5mm 1 peice but only if it had a lining in it like the titanium lining in some other closed cell suits.
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Old 02-11-2010, 06:38 PM   #3
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

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what about being able to select the thickness seperately for top and bottom for your open cell 2 peices? and do you guys plan on offering any 7mm? i would be interested in the 5mm 1 peice but only if it had a lining in it like the titanium lining in some other closed cell suits.


We ain't answering no questions, unless you vote!

We've already got a number of inquiries about a 7 mm, 2-piece freedive suit. We're not making any promises just yet.

Sorry, I don't think we are in a position to mix and match tops and bottoms right now.
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Old 02-11-2010, 06:39 PM   #4
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

7 mm 2 piece As a freediver I would not want a 1 piece back zip that is not open cell. For scuba I would not need camo, and would want a 7mil for scuba (CA is cold).
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Old 02-11-2010, 07:03 PM   #5
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

Ill take a 2 piece camo open cell 7mm.build one we will buy them. I need to find out if my bill is paid up so i can buy some more stuff .
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Old 02-11-2010, 07:21 PM   #6
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

In full-on honesty, HELL NO. The loss of the hood integrated to the jacket is a BIG detriment, especially in colder waters. If you're going to go with a 5mm open cell suit, you might as well go all the way, and get a two piece that keeps water from leaking past a separate hood, plus allows you to use a farmer john and have 10mm at the core.

Scuba divers accustomed to zippered suits might want one, but why make it open cell? Isn't that high air content material going to be less crush-resistant than scuba-grade neoprene?
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Old 02-12-2010, 01:13 AM   #7
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

Another no vote here. I would seriously consider a 7mm two pc. open cell, but would have no use for a 5mm one pc.
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Old 02-12-2010, 11:25 AM   #8
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

Another vote for 7mm 2 piece open cell too.
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Old 02-12-2010, 01:26 PM   #9
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

a 5mil "scuba" suit here in cali is a bit too chilly still. sport chalet rents 7mil during the summer time out here. summer temps are at the very most 70.
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Old 02-12-2010, 01:29 PM   #10
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

need a 7mm one piece freediving love the payment plan
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Old 02-12-2010, 01:37 PM   #11
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

I think it's always important to have a hood and two pieces. Better for keeping warm and keeping water out. Just my 2 cents.

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P.S. I have you ever considered making a 3mm black with yamamoto rubber? You know, compete with Yazbeck and Picasso. Just curious.
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Old 02-12-2010, 10:30 PM   #12
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

A no vote for me. I can see a 3mm without a hood in warmer water but once it gets cold I want an integrated hood.
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Old 02-12-2010, 11:44 PM   #13
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

If it's cold enough for a 5mil, then why not a two-piece 5? For SoCal, I'm using a 6mil, two-piece, with a 1.5mil hooded vest. Works fine.

so it's a NO vote.
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

Thanks for the comments everyone. It will take some time before we would implement any changes in our wetsuit selection, but this kind of honest feedback is very helpful. THANKS.
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Old 02-13-2010, 12:23 PM   #15
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Re: Who Wants a 5-mm Camo, One-Piece Wetsuit?

Mak0----I also voted no, but I'll buy a 2pc 5mm farmer john open cell in blue camo today
Please start another poll and ask us what suit we want. Sounds like most Cali spearos want 2pc farmer john open cell suits
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