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Cressi Apnea Vs. Picasso Wetsuit

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I have been looking on Diveinn and they have some great deals on Cressi 5mm Wetsuits. I know they use their own kind of open cell, but everyone says its super warm. Wanted to see if anyone has had some good experiences with either of these.
 

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I have both the 3 and 7mm versions of the Cressi apnea suit and find them to be both well made and very warm & comfortable. Cant go wrong if on sale! I never dove with a Picasso so can not comment on them, but sure they are good as well.
 

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I have both the 3 and 7mm versions of the Cressi apnea suit and find them to be both well made and very warm & comfortable. Cant go wrong if on sale! I never dove with a Picasso so can not comment on them, but sure they are good as well.
Yeah, I can see the Cressi apnea is on diveinn for €137. Not to bad
 

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I have been looking on Diveinn and they have some great deals on Cressi 5mm Wetsuits. I know they use their own kind of open cell, but everyone says its super warm. Wanted to see if anyone has had some good experiences with either of these.
Hi the Cressi Scorfano is my preference i have a 7mm and other cressi suits if you want to stay warm use talc powder 1 euro and invest in good gloves and socks and use a elastic belt kanvas belts not so good for apnea hope this helps
 

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Hi the Cressi Scorfano is my preference i have a 7mm and other cressi suits if you want to stay warm use talc powder 1 euro and invest in good gloves and socks and use a elastic belt kanvas belts not so good for apnea hope this helps
Yes I already got the rubber belt. The talc powder is a good tip. Thanks heaps
 

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I have both the 3 and 7mm versions of the Cressi apnea suit and find them to be both well made and very warm & comfortable. Cant go wrong if on sale! I never dove with a Picasso so can not comment on them, but sure they are good as well.
Hi! I also have plans of buying this suit, but only one so either 3,5 or 5mm for waters that is mostly 20-25c. I am curious if you are a cold/warm person and how cold you can go with the 3,5 mm and still be fishing for a few hours?
 

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I live in Canada so it would be considered cold waters I guess lol. For longer dives the 7mm for sure. In the summer when its hot out I use the 3.5 on shorter dives. The 3.5 is better for buoyancy but less warm.
 

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Hi! I also have plans of buying this suit, but only one so either 3,5 or 5mm for waters that is mostly 20-25c. I am curious if you are a cold/warm person and how cold you can go with the 3,5 mm and still be fishing for a few hours?
Get a 5 mm. 3 mm is for 24-27°C
 

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Hi! I also have plans of buying this suit, but only one so either 3,5 or 5mm for waters that is mostly 20-25c. I am curious if you are a cold/warm person and how cold you can go with the 3,5 mm and still be fishing for a few hours?
I normally prefer a 5mm for Portugal waters cause they are cooler. I would say I am on the cooler side of things when it comes to my body temp so I like the thicker suit. I just got the cressi apnea and it’s great! Also open cell wetsuits are warmer than say a scuba suit
 
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