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Slipstream II Jumpsuits?

 


denete  (B 33880)

Jul 6, 2007, 7:29 PM
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Have any of you heard of Slipstream II Jumpsuits or had any experience with them?

- David




denete  (B 33880)

Jul 7, 2007, 8:52 AM
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Medium build would mean not someone 6'1" and 230lbs. Understood.




denete  (B 33880)

Jul 7, 2007, 9:23 AM
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"Big and Tall Man" equals "Big Fat Guy"...non-PC of course.

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denete  (B 33880)

Jul 7, 2007, 9:24 AM
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Does $100 sound like a fair price for a "used 3 times" Slipstream jumpsuit?


denete  (B 33880)

Jul 7, 2007, 12:57 PM
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Well, I'll take a chance anyhow. Thanks.


kdiver58

Oct 23, 2009, 9:47 AM
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I'm going to bump this just for New People .. Like me.
Slipstream II suits run small. I'm 5' 10 180 pounds and from my shoulders to my groin is a little on the short side ..
I bought one for my wife and she would not fit in the suggested size suit. The suit she needed says it will fit a person up to 155 pounds .. I dare you to tell my wife she weighs 155 pounds ..Tongue
If you are on the upper 1/3 of the size chart go to the next size.
I'm lucky .. my wife can sew anything .. She's fixing mine ... JUST FYI.


240m3srt  (A License)

Jan 24, 2010, 12:33 PM
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I am looking for a jumpsuit and when my buddy told me he got his slipstream for $100 i was happy but paragear is the only place i can find to buy it and they want $220.

Hell for $220 ill buy a bev or tony suit. Maybe even add a few bucks for upgrades like booties/etc.


airtwardo  (D License)

Jan 24, 2010, 4:18 PM
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In reply to:
I am looking for a jumpsuit and when my buddy told me he got his slipstream for $100 i was happy but paragear is the only place i can find to buy it and they want $220.

Hell for $220 ill buy a bev or tony suit. Maybe even add a few bucks for upgrades like booties/etc.

Yup...but to get a decent tony suit you will have a few more than a few bucks xtra!Wink

Our demonstration team uses Slipstream II suits because they are easy for everyone to get and most definitely all the same,

I'm 6'4" and 230...mine fits a bit tight but not uncomfortable, flys well and for the price is a reasonable value.

It's a good FIRST jumpsuit for a lot of people, that's why ya can find 'em for 100 bucks now & then,


mcordell  (C 42471)

Jan 25, 2010, 1:48 AM
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I have a slipstream II jumpsuit. I can tell you they do run a bit small and I had to return the first one they sent me in favor of a larger one. I like it...it seems to be just fine for me.


anthonyfellows  (B 33025)

Jan 25, 2010, 2:12 PM
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In reply to:
I have a slipstream II jumpsuit. I can tell you they do run a bit small and I had to return the first one they sent me in favor of a larger one. I like it...it seems to be just fine for me.

I had to do exactly the same thing. The size chart on their website didn't seem very accurate, when I bought mine.


Coreefdiver  (D 15287)

May 9, 2013, 1:57 PM
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they do run a bit smaller as mentioned.

I figured the dates of the above posts and my measurements being under the maximum listed, they would have updated their info and the size I chose would be okay..

wrong.

they fit tight below the waist, for me.
I have the next size coming and will see whats up when it arrives.



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