I have heard that NRS suits run larger than the website says; anyone have experience with that. I am 5'10" and about 165 lbs.
I realize that a Goretex Kokatat would probably be better but I am a rafter and would like to save some money.
Thanks for the help.
In the long run you'll spend more. It's like buying a tire that is not rated well but is super cheap. You save money now but will need to buy again if you want to be safe. Hell there is a good chance the NRS will leak on day one of use. I say buy anything else even if its used.I realize that a Goretex Kokatat would probably be better but I am a rafter and would like to save some money.
Thats cool you got it replaced but your gonna get wet in the new one too. I had a NRS top the Triton and I was getting damp so I asked them to replace it. They wanted me to purchase at a discount their eVent top and I said hell no! They called me back and said they would send the eVent top for free so I said yes. After one mile of river I was soaked. I sent it back and got my money. I agree that they do have decent service there at NRS but who cares when their shit sucks.I got one in 2008, at a real attractive price.
In 2010, I was getting damp, I sent it back and they sent me a new one.
Sent that one back in December because I was getting wet inside again, and waited for the replacement which was on backorder. Delivery is scheduled for today.
So, the service/warranty seem to be just fine.
Even being damp inside in December, everyone but me complained about being cold; I was the only one in a drysuit.
Before last year I used my rogue top with the gore tex bibs. great combo. The down side is rolling your top and the bibs together but your skirt seals better keeping water outa the boat.Anyone with experience using drypants and a drytop together as an alternative to full drysuit? Seems to me there would be some flexibility of use, and relief zip issue partly resolved.