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Im short and round and need some help choosing the correct size wetsuit and BCD
tcaqua - 3/20/2017 12:28 PM
Category: Equipment
Replies: 3

Im 5’ 6" tall and weigh 212lbs. I have a 41" waist and 49" chest. I’m a 49 year old male and I do home workouts and eat clean to stay healthy but those all you can eat Chinese buffets are the devil! ;)

When I try to find my size in all the size guides I don’t fit into any of them and I would appreciate any experience/advice you may have in this area.

Thank you.
ELLOCODIABLO - 8 days 20 hours ago.
Im 6ft 250 and have the same issue. Best fit ive found for me is a small company called tommy d sports out of clearwater fl. Have been using their suits for about 5 years now. 5/5 farmer john style is about 160$. BP/W will adjust to just about any size or configuration
JeffNColdWater - 8 days 19 hours ago.
If you are at a stable weight, I’d just have a custom one made if you dive a lot. You may be able to have a local shop or even a tailor modify on of the shelf wetsuit. As for a BC, you could always look at a backplate/harness setup. Those are supposed to be pretty adjustable.
LatitudeAdjustment - 8 days 18 hours ago.
On a trip to Bali a bunch from our group got custom fitted by

The finished suits looked good and the price was right.

Ditto on going with a Back Plate and Wing, perfect fit every time.