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Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
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Zash Offline
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Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
I'm looking to buy a Male Speedo Fastskin Jammer, and I was presented with two options:

Fastskin II ($128.95) - http://www.swimoutlet.com/product_p/2460.htm
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Fastskin Pro ($161.95) - http://www.swimoutlet.com/product_p/7132.htm
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Can somebody who maybe has experience with these or something help me out and tell me which one is better? The Fastskin Pro is more expensive, but what makes it better than the Fastskin II? Huh

Thanks so much Smile
Sep 6, 2009 8:39am
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
Hey, I'm getting closer to actually needing this suit (didn't need it earlier since I wore a team suit). Can anybody help me out with which one is better?
Dec 30, 2009 7:49pm
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
Sorry, just saw this now!

The effect on times between the 2 is essentially negligible. The biggest deciding factor is the cost, and the durability. An FS Pro will last for about 16 races, whereas an FS II will be good for about 12. "Be good for" meaning how long before they become no more effective than your average jammer. If you plan on qualifying for several levels of meets, and swim lots of races, (aka you're swimming your 4 events at 3 different levels of championship meets), go for the pro. Otherwise, save your money and get the FS II.

Plus, the FS II had a bada** release party, so if that helps sway your opinion...

Dec 31, 2009 7:03pm
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
Thanks, I've decided to for now go with the FS II Big Smile
Jan 1, 2010 4:21pm
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
It was the video that did it, wasn't it?
Jan 2, 2010 12:10am
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Zash Offline
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
Of course Tongue
Jan 2, 2010 7:19am
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vandy Offline
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
I have never used such an expensive speedo but can guide you that you must buy Fastskin II & there is not much difference between the two.
Jan 6, 2010 6:10am
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
Zash, just for you, I've posted this guide to the Speedo Championship suits on my site. I'm going to post one for TYR and Nike suits too.

http://theswimmerscircle.com/2010/02/06/...ion-guide/
Feb 7, 2010 11:56pm
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RE: Speedo Fastskin II or Pro?
Thanks for the article link, answering some of my questions Smile
Feb 8, 2010 8:23pm
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