Rip Curl FBomb Heatseeker 3/2 Zip Free ¹⁸/₁₉
Phil's Thoughts: I seriously don't know what to think. This is all new, zipperless and they applied like a thin layer of rubber to a lot of the outside of the suit. I do know it will stop evaoprative cooling and it will mean the suit absorbs a lot less water. Now when they say it has all the features of the FlashBomb, they're not kidding - Aquaban sealed outer seams and taped inner seams - insane!
The Thermo Shield is what Rip Curl calls it. It feels rubbery like it's made of the same stuff as their Aquaban Sealed seams. If feels like it's really thinly applied, but applied well - I couldn't feel an 'edge' from the application. Thermo Shield doesn't stretch as much as the neoprene does - not ever close, but that's OK, because it isn't on places where you need stretch - it's on places where you need only warmth.
Since it's all new, it don't know how well it live up to the claim of "(Rip Curl's) warmest wetsuit ever", but it's impressive and made me wish Rip Curl wetsuits fit me better.
From Rip Curl:NEW FOR WINTER 2018 - A revolution in wetsuits has arrived - developed with our most popular wetsuit innovations, the all new Flashbomb Heat Seeker is our warmest wetsuit ever with all of the technical features found in a Flashbomb wetsuit, plus more.
Designed with Flex Energy, a revolutionary neoprene that generates heat when stretched as you move through the water. Flex Energy lining will activate and heat your wetsuit to keep you warm in the coldest water temps. The Heat Seeker also features Liquid Mesh that offers superior stretch panels that absorb solar heat and reduce wind chill in the areas you need it the most. In addition, Thermo Shield technology has been added to the arm panels for increased durability to smoothy neoprene, and to further reduce wind chill on forearms. Surfing in cold water just got better with the warmest Flashbomb ever!
Rip Curl FBomb Heatseeker 3/2 Zip Free WSM8PF
|Features||Fullsuit, 3/2 MM, Zipperless, Sealed Seams, GBS Seams, Mens|
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Rip Curl Wetsuit Warranty
3 year warranty on all stitching
12 month warranty on materials
Wetsuit Accessories (such as boots, gloves, hoods) carry a 3-month warranty from date of purchase
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER THE FOLLOWING : • Damage caused by anything other than defects in materials or workmanship. • Use in commercial, rental, teaching or instructional programs or activities. • Damage caused by extended or excessive exposure to sunlight, improper handling or storage, or failure to follow instruction provided with this product. • This product when classified as being 2nd hand or it is being sold as a 2nd (it is being sold as a product with existing defects). • Normal wear and tear, including scratches and fading. • Wetsuits repaired by other repair service.
To ensure you're covered by the best guarantee in the business, please make sure you keep your proof of purchase in a safe place.
Using the Warranty
Return to a Rip Curl service centre. You must have proof of purchase (receipt or invoice).
Return to Rip Curl by certified mail, along with proof of purchase (receipt or invoice). Your wetsuit will be returned to you as soon as possible free of charge (if covered under warranty).
Rip Curl Watch Warranty
Rip Curl Watches Have A 5 Year Limited Warranty
Please remember that your Rip Curl Watch Warranty is void if the watch is opened by anyone other than the Rip Curl Service Centre. All warranty claims MUST be sent with a purchase receipt clearly showing the purchase date. The warranty book is not proof of purchase without a purchase receipt. Eg. A purchase receipt is the cash register receipt or credit card statement clearly showing the purchase. Note: Rip Curl reserves the right to repair or replace, with an equivalent style, any warranty watch.
Five years on Movements from the date of purchase.
Note: A Movement is the part inside the Watch that makes it work, but it does not include the Crown, sometimes called the Winder.
Two years on Waterproof from the date of purchase.
Note: We recommend all Watches be serviced, resealed and tested for water proofness every two years as heat, temperature changes, salt and other elements will diminish waterproofness over time. Have this done at the Rip Curl Watch Service Centre and we will then issue a new warranty for another two years.
One year on batteries from the date of purchase.
Note: Rip Curl's Service Centre can replace all batteries and at the same time will reseal and test the watch functions and waterproofness. We will then issue a new one year warranty on the new battery. Not covered by any warranty is the glass, band and case. Also not covered is damage caused by general wear and tear or any accidental damage.
Rip Curl Wetsuit Repair Centers
Rip Curl USA
3030 Airway Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Rip Curl Brazil LTDA
Av. Miguel Stefno, 4544
Enseada, Guarujá - SP
Cep: 11440 - 534 Brazil
+55 13 2101 0535
+55 13 2101 0534
Rip Curl Australia
101 Surfcoast Hwy,
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Ph: +61 3 5261 0000
Rip Curl Europe S.A.S.
Wetsuit's repair service
407 ave nue de la Tuilerie 40150
Ph: (33) 05-58-41-78-00
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