The Freedive Spearfishing ForumSpearfishing World
Register
Home Menu

Menu

Old 08-17-2017, 06:53 PM #11
Marco's Avatar
EL MARCO
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Panama City, Panama
Posts: 3,332
Marco Marco is offline
EL MARCO
 
Marco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Panama City, Panama
Posts: 3,332
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dan View Post
What's your target weight? I'm now 225, down from 235, will get to 195 and hope to stay there.

Do you think a heavier diver stresses carbon finsicon more? A local diver I know is 300lb and using the same pair of Speardiver fins (medium hard stiffness) for 6 years. He already went through 3 pairs of foot pockets.
I would say 175 pounds. I used to weight 154 when I played for the University soccer team, but that was past century...

I'm sure the most important factor when choosing blades stiffness is weight. And for sure a heavier diver will stress them more. Change his Omer footpockets by Mares, shave the tendoms with a potato peeler until you take off about half a pound of each one and he will be the happier guy in the water.
__________________
Marco Melis

A bad day fishing is ALWAYS better than a good day at work.
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Salvimar Delta-one foot pockets review Dan Fins 47 09-26-2016 01:33 PM
Cressi Gara Modular fins and foot pockets review Dan Fins 43 08-08-2016 10:05 AM
Speardiver C100 vs Deep Apnea 100 vs Moana Fins ausspearo Fins 18 12-02-2013 07:56 PM
Pathos foot pockets review Dan Fins 9 03-02-2011 09:23 PM
GFT Carbonio Agguato fins & Delta One vs Omer Stingray foot pockets Kingspear Fins 12 11-12-2010 09:09 PM

 



2016 Spearfishing World
2017 Spearfishing World