Dark Lightning Full Wetsuit: QUICK OVERVIEW
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If you are trying to choose your first wetsuit, then you might be struggling right now. A lot of manufacturers use terminology like “3/2mm neoprene” and “flushing”. These are terms that you will only really understand if you already know about wetsuits.
Today we are going to be reviewing the Dark Lightning Full Wetsuit so that you can get a feel for it and work out whether or not it could be a good option for you. This article should also teach you what you should look for in a wetsuit.
Dark Lightning Full Wetsuit Review
Before we begin, you need to be aware of the fact that the Dark Lightning Full Wetsuit is a budget-friendly wetsuit. This does not by any means mean that it is a bad wetsuit, but it does mean that it does not contain some of the fancier features that we can see on some wetsuits that are significantly more expensive.
Remember that you should always shop within your own budget when you are buying a wetsuit and an expensive wetsuit is only really necessary for freezing cold dives, triathlon training, and situations where you would be spending a lot of time in the water. Don’t feel pressured into buying a wetsuit just because of the features that it has. You simply have to make sure that it has the features that you need.
Who is this product for?
This wetsuit is a great option for men who enjoy scuba diving in their spare time. It is also a great option for surfing adventures, snorkeling fun, and other water-based activities. This is a wetsuit that can keep you warm in moderately cold waters, but you should never wear a wetsuit like this one in freezing water. That would be incredibly dangerous.
One of the best things about this wetsuit is the range of sizes that it comes in. A lot of wetsuit manufacturers only make wetsuits that cover four or five different sizes, whereas this one ranges from an S to an XXXL. Make sure that you check the size guide when you purchase a wetsuit and expect to go wrong once or twice when you buy your first one. Make sure that you are purchasing a wetsuit that you can exchange for a different size in that scenario.
Overview of Features
One of the most important factors that you should consider when you go to purchase a wetsuit is how warm it can keep you in the water. One of the most important materials when it comes to this warmth is called neoprene. Neoprene feels like a foam-like rubber, but it is actually responsible for keeping you warm.
We can see this when we look at wetsuits that have been made for different environments. Wetsuits that have been designed for use in relatively warm water usually only contain 2mm of neoprene, whereas wetsuits that have been made for freezing temperatures usually contain more than 5mm of neoprene. Neoprene is fantastic, but it does impact your flexibility as it gets thicker.
This particular wetsuit actually comes with two different thicknesses of neoprene. The one that you will need depends entirely on what you are wanting to do with your wetsuit. Remember that neoprene thicknesses alter things like the temperature inside of your wetsuit, but it also makes the wetsuit more buoyant as it gets thicker. This is the reason why divers often have to use weights so that they can sink.
Another fantastic feature of this wetsuit is the placement of the back zipper. A lot of wetsuits are difficult to put on and take off by yourself because it can be quite hard to pull the zipper right up and pull it right down, but this one is relatively easy to use. Most people should have no problem getting this wetsuit on and off by themselves.
You need to make sure that you are comfortable in your wetsuit before you get in the water. Luckily, this wetsuit has a layer of nylon that separates your body from the wetsuit. Without this layer your body would quickly begin to chafe and feel irritated. This irritation can force you out of the water as soon as it occurs and cut your activities short. Whenever you are shopping for a wetsuit you should make sure that your body is separated from the neoprene.
If you are a female and you are looking for something similar to this, then you should take a quick look at the Dark Lightning 3mm Wetsuit for women. This design is equally as durable and is easy to put on and take off by yourself. It sits flush around your neck, wrists and ankles without cutting off any circulation.
The Dark Lightning Full Wetsuit is a great option for men who are new to the world of wetsuits. It is a budget wetsuit, but it is also a practical wetsuit. It can be worn to participate in water sports, swim in the ocean and do anything that does not involve excessively cold temperatures.