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sporasub dessault color debate

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Jun 17, 2003

Can anyone tell me the answer to this "debate" at the deeperblue store?

"Answer to Mike. Scubastore Sales
The difference in these fins is in colour only. The different colours do not represent different stiffness of the blades. Please ask any further questions to sales@scubastore.com "

"stiffness!. Dario from Canada
Black blades are stiffer than green and blue, which are the same stiffness.The ones we get here anyway. "

The current colors are grey, green, and black. Older colors include orange and blue also.

I may just have to email sporasub, but if anyone knows the answer, that would be great. (And, I did email the scubastore a while back...no answer.)


The color coding described by Dario fits the Imersion Esclapez fins (actually blue should be even softer than green, but I have never seen a pair of blue ones myself) so he might have had the brands confused.

The same coloring system might be used by other manufacturers as well, but I'm aftaid I don't know about Sporasub.

For Sporasub fins, the color used to be related to the stifness, but it's no longer true.
They stopped this perhaps 5 years ago.

older colors and newest blades

Thanks for the info.

I bought an older pair of dessaults with blue blades as a gift for a friend. I know he preferred less than the max rigidity in the dessaults from about six years ago. So, it looks like I probably got him blades that are within that range.

Does anyone know what level of rigidity sporasub settled with when they went to a uniform stiffness? Did they go with the medium rigidity of the old blades...max rigidity?

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