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  1. #1

    okay to fold wetsuits?

    Is it okay to fold my winter suit and put it way like that for the summer or would it be better to hang it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcyr2 View Post
    Is it okay to fold my winter suit and put it way like that for the summer or would it be better to hang it?
    it's definitely better to hang it up in the corner of your closet or whatever. but it can't really hurt to fold it up... it will just probably have a undesirable crease for quite a while once you start using it again

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    Will the crease over time weaken or thin the rubber?

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    lay it flat under ur bed. hanging it may stretch out the shoulders if its a 4/3 or thinner even if its a wide hanger

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    If you're going to fold it, try and put something cylindrical in the fold to prevent creasing (i.e. fold it over a piece of pipe insulation or something). If you're going to hang it, hang it on a wide hanger across the middle (like you would hang dress pants).

    I would imagine a crease would weaken the rubber over time, especially if it's being stored like that for long periods.

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    so just wadding it up and tossing it in the corner is a bad idea? hmmm. at least I rinsed it after last spring.

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    I always keep all my suits hanging in a closet 24/7.

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    I have a secret basement lair like batman where I keep all 39 of my wetsuits on proper hangers. I hang them after I pee in them.