Water on my Ocean Rodeo Predator Drysuit

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Joined 2010-10-19

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Hi:

I bought a Ocean Rodeo Predator Drysuit back in Sep 2010. Used it about 20-25 times each year (x3) until today.
Lately (in June) I started to have water coming into the drysuit.  At the beginning, I thought it was due to seal not properly positioned. So I made sure the seal were properly above my ankle, wrist and neck but still have water.
I’ve tried to inspect the seal/drysuit but did not find any visual or apparent issue with them.
Do you have a trick to verify the seal are not damaged or there is no hole in my drysuit?

I am moving from Canada to Aberdeen so I would like to make sure my drysuit si fine before going to UK.

Thanks a lot.

Marcio


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Hi GM, you can test your suit by the following scientific method:
Put beer cans in the ankle and wrist seals and an matching sized pan in the neck seal, and pump the suit up. Use soapy water to see where it’s leaking. There are several fixes available for different types of leaks.
Alternatively to the cans and pan you can put the suit on and have a friendly bystander pump and soap you up.
good luck!


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Not a bad idea…I was thinking about this one…
I will try it tonight.

Cheers