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    Quote Originally Posted by OFG-1 View Post
    Other thing about socks, when your cath blows off, your ankles swell up.
    Same problem with boots

    Forrest Wilson (with 2 Rs)
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  2. #22


    The biggest factor for me that trumps all else is drying time. It’s a PITA, especially when on travel. Floaty feet is an annoyance but you learn to manage. By perfectly sizing the boot you can minimize air getting trapped, but if you use different amounts of exposure protection in cold/warmer waters, there’s a limit to that.

    One drawback of neoprene socks that hasn’t been mentioned is squeeze. I use rock boots which helps prevent floaty feet. But if not careful, a tight fit can prevent adequate equalization with painful consequences. Oversizing the sock a bit does the trick.


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