Any Opinions on PInnacle versus Picasso Semi-dry Suits?

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Posted by Walt on November 10, 2005 at 22:55:33:

Looking for a good semi-dry suit (attached hood, skin seals at all points, minimal water flow).

I like many features of the Pinnacle Polar, but am wondering about the water retention of the wool inner lining...the argument of a cushion of water trapped in a natural fiber is persuading, but wouldn't that keep the suit wet long after the dive? And between dives, would it be chilling upon donning?

Know a couple of hardcore freedivers who swear by their Picassos (and they're out for hours), but don't see many on divers. Plus they seem a little pricey.

Any other experiences on semi-dry's?

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