Looking for a drysuit or waist high waders that have attached booties for someone who is 5' tall with a shoe size of 7. Prefer to be lightweight and not heavy on the wallet.
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Posted by: ShadyClip on Jan-18-13 1:51 PM (EST)
Is this for yourself or another person?
Be clear about possible dangers of |
Posted by: ezwater on Jan-18-13 5:48 PM (EST)
waders getting filled up in the situation where you expect the 5' person using them. Drysuits are safer because there's no way they can get filled with water unless seriously torn.
Posted by: dstmartin on Jan-18-13 10:37 PM (EST)
It's for me. I'm disabled and it requires me getting into the water up to my knees to get on my SOT. I don't really want to wait until the water completely warms in order to go kayaking. I kayak mostly in calm lakes.
Posted by: ShadyClip on Jan-19-13 12:40 AM (EST)
I don't agree about the case of the |
Posted by: ezwater on Jan-19-13 1:31 AM (EST)
"splash jacket", but I probably take longer swims than you.
Posted by: ShadyClip on Jan-19-13 3:55 AM (EST)
I have an NRS Endurance splash jacket I use some times, granted the neck and wrists seals are not meant to be water proof but you can make them fairly tight. Chances are when it is cold you are wearing some type of glove with an additional wrist strap. Once this over the wrist of the splash jacket is does a reasonable job of keeping water out. Sure some water seeps in you go swimming.
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Posted by: suzanneh on Jan-19-13 9:35 AM (EST)
Posted by: dstmartin on Jan-19-13 9:49 AM (EST)
Thanks for all your replies. I guess I have much more research to do.. They don't make many products for small people. :)