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Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins?

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1 Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:24 am

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Doing some research on gear that I need to pick up and looking at some fins.

Does anyone use or have tried the scuba pro twin jet max fins? I found a deal for half off on the close foot ones and thinking about pulling the trigger, but thought I would get some feedback first if possible.

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2 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:07 pm

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Never heard of them what is the cost, I my self just like the simple dive fins, with heal clip strap. I will look them up later if I get a chance would like to see what they look like. cyclops


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3 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:30 pm

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Open heel is the way to go, just in case your going to wear booties or just the neoprene sock. I do a lot of scuba diving and I go from dry suit to wet suit each has a different booty. I have around 5 different Sets of fins if you want to try some out before you buy?

4 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:29 pm

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Never heard of them what is the cost, I my self just like the simple dive fins, with heal clip strap. I will look them up later if I get a chance would like to see what they look like. cyclops

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5 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:49 pm

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Open heel is the way to go, just in case your going to wear booties or just the neoprene sock. I do a lot of scuba diving and I go from dry suit to wet suit each has a different booty. I have around 5 different Sets of fins if you want to try some out before you buy?

When I got my free diving certification so I can learn to spear fish back on 06 the trainers told me open heel is fine for scuba when you need to wear a boot or dry suit, but because of the loose fit you lose about 5-10% of thrust per stroak. However because of the really tight and snug fit of a full foot fin you don't have that problem. They actually have their mono fins molded to fit their foot exactly when they compete or go for records.

I have tried open heel fins and really don't like the fit at all. Just too much play in the shoe / fin for me. Most people say open heel to keep yoru feet warm, but since I use either 5 or 7mm neoprene my feet never get cold. I wear 7mm full foot sock with my sub garas free diving fins and even after lobster diving aliso rocks in dec for 3-4 hours straight my feet never got cold so not sure why guys say you get cold in full foot fins.

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6 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:05 pm

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There you go, get those fins. The price sounds good. Scubapro makes great gear.

7 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:19 pm

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Those are good looking fins, looks like a great set to get.


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8 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:31 pm

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Look good to me, all I can say is take your waders to the store and try them on before you buy. Sometimes close out means no returns and no exchange after purchase =(.

9 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:43 am

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Look good to me, all I can say is take your waders to the store and try them on before you buy. Sometimes close out means no returns and no exchange after purchase =(.

Yep.

10 Re: Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max close foot fins? on Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:34 am

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Unfortunately waders are yet another thing on my list of items to get. I think i'm going to get the waders first and then order the fins online since the sale is 50% off as a close out item.

Hopefully I can find waders that don't have a foot so I can just use my own neoprene sock instead.

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