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Old    kidrik            12-20-2007, 2:18 PM Reply   
So if I go naked, is that wrong...........?



Seriously though, I've always worn a 4-3 wetsuit, and finally bought a used drysuit..............so what's the best set up underneath??

Thanks
Old    TigeMike (chpthril)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-20-2007, 2:25 PM Reply   
No cotton, go fleece, poly-prop, silk, cool-max etc. If it gets a little wet, it will dry fast.
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       12-20-2007, 2:26 PM Reply   
it varies with the water temperature and your comfort level. For me it has been anywhere from trunks when the water is in the 60's to fleece pants and a fleece longsleeve shirt over a tshirt when there is ice floating in the water.
Old    Peter_C (peter_c)      Join Date: Sep 2001       12-20-2007, 2:59 PM Reply   
My drysuit is a crushed neoprene CF200 so it is stretchy and has some insulation properties. I wear a light fleece base layer, then D.U.I. 400g thinsulate undies. Then I am good to about 45 degrees for 80 minutes before getting cold.

For wakeboarding...a 4/3 ZEN zip wetsuit. Drysuits suck for wakeboarding and yes I own one of them too. My drysuit will be getting used for white water kayaking this spring.

Capaline makes a perfect light wicking base layer for water in the high 40's and above. I can not stand having skin against the inside of the drysuit.

USCG vest fits just fine inside the drysuit, or over it. You can not count on the flotation of the drysuit if a seal or zipper blows.
Old    Bill K (bill_airjunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-20-2007, 3:00 PM Reply   
Levis & a sweatshirt...... and occasionally forget & leave my wallet, cell phone & truck keys in my pocket.
Old    Miguel (migs)      Join Date: Aug 2006       12-20-2007, 3:13 PM Reply   
t shirt and swetas rolled up to my shins.
dats it doggy!
Old    Show (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       12-20-2007, 3:26 PM Reply   
A kilt
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       12-20-2007, 3:37 PM Reply   
just a g string with the elephant tusk on the front
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-20-2007, 3:39 PM Reply   
some sweats and a ls t-shirt
Old    kidrik            12-20-2007, 4:06 PM Reply   
I've worn the g string also, only "backwards".....




Nah, but I think I'll try a few of the above to see what feels best! (maybe not the kilt.....)



Thanks for the input
Old    TigeMike (chpthril)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-20-2007, 4:10 PM Reply   
Oh come on Rik, real men wear Kilts
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       12-20-2007, 4:32 PM Reply   
I usually rock my Hot Chillys tights. Its sexy. Ohh I also wear no vest because I'm "core" like that. I laugh at drowning. Hahaha

Going naked would suck, you may be dry but that suit is going to be cold against da boys.

(Message edited by stephan on December 20, 2007)
Old    kidrik            12-20-2007, 6:29 PM Reply   
See, I thought the "naked" would be sexy........
but since you brought up the Chilly tights, hmmmmmmmmm.....

Hey TigeMike.....show me the pic of you in one, and I'm down!
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       12-20-2007, 11:16 PM Reply   
I am pretty well insulated under my drysuit. Fur coat's about all I need. Now, later in the year when I start shedding, I may have to throw on a t-shirt, but that is about it.



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Old    Flight007 (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       12-21-2007, 12:29 AM Reply   
LMAO Buzz you had me rolling on the floor with that one.
Old    TigeMike (chpthril)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-21-2007, 5:23 AM Reply   
"Hey TigeMike.....show me the pic of you in one, and I'm down!"

Dont have one boarding/surfing.......yet, so this one will have to do. I'm the one in the shades.
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Old    kidrik            12-21-2007, 6:22 AM Reply   
Well.......I guess I asked for that! I think I'd rather wear what's to your left under my suit instead!

Buzz, that's awesome!
Old    Robot (k9fxr)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-24-2007, 8:51 AM Reply   
TigeMike,
where are your hands?
Old    Machew (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       12-26-2007, 9:30 PM Reply   
Work Clothes, you can get a few more minutes on the water and increase your chances of being on time.
Old    K.B.C.            12-26-2007, 9:36 PM Reply   
I wear sweatpants and usually a thermal top or long sleeve shirt.
Old    matt trammel (matt_t)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-26-2007, 10:43 PM Reply   
A wash cloth
Old    Ben Ax (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       12-26-2007, 11:00 PM Reply   
some sweats, sweatshirt or something like that. Found out that you'll freeze your butt off if you dont have somethin long sleeved on. drysuit keeps ya dry, but you can still feel the water through the nylon if your rockin a short sleeved shirt. weird feelin.
Old    Mitch (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       12-26-2007, 11:12 PM Reply   
Scott A just made a video of my first dry suit experience....

http://www.wakepics.com/img/21872

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