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About Genesis Response Open Heel Fins

The Response Fin has a Channel Effect for Thrust with Optimized Stiffness for Less Leg Stress. The Response Fins channeling effects the Movement-of-Water from the Non-Vented Blade, Focusing and Concentrating the Water Movement Directly-Behind the Diver. The Fin does this with Triplex-Construction which uses three different materials allowing unique Thrust Characteristics and Maneuverability to be optimized.

The Response has an Extremely-Comfortable Open Heel Foot Pocket design, allowing uses of the Fin for Long-Periods-of-Time without Fatigue. The Response has Fully-Adjustable, Reliable and Convenient Squeeze-Style" Quick-Release-Buckles on the Fins Straps. The Fin Straps have a Large Pull-Tab that makes Donning and Doffing Easy. The Blade design is Responsive to all Kick Types: Flutter, Scissors, Dolphin and Sculling. This versatility makes this fin the ideal choice for all sport divers. The Fin comes in Sizes Small, Regular or X-Large. The Blade Length on the Small and Regular is 15" (38.1 cm) and the X-Large is 15.5" (39.4 cm). Fin is available in Silver, Blue and Yellow and is covered by a 12 month limited warranty.

The Genesis Response Open Heel Fins is commonly used for Recreation, SCUBA and more. The Genesis Response Open Heel Fins is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Genesis Response Open Heel Fins: Accommodates Boots, Comfortable, Efficient.

Warranty Information

This product has a limited warranty of 12 months.

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Genesis Response Open Heel Fins Features

  • Genesis Response Open Heel Fins:
  • Unique Flex Pattern Creates Channeling Effect for Optimizes Thrust
  • Optimized Stiffness for Less Leg Stress
  • Movement-of-Water Focusing and Concentrating the Water Movement Directly-Behind the Diver
  • Triplex-Construction
  • Non-Vented Blade
  • Unique Thrust Characteristics and Maneuverability is Optimized
  • Extremely-Comfortable Open Heel Foot Pocket
  • Fin for Long-Periods-of-Time without Fatigue
  • Fully-Adjustable, Reliable and Convenient Squeeze-Style" Quick-Release-Buckles
  • Fin Straps Equipped with Large Pull-Tab Making Donning and Doffing Easy
  • Responsive to all Kick Types: Flutter, Scissors, Dolphin and Sculling
  • Versatility Makes Fin Ideal Choice for Sport Divers
  • Sizes: Small, Regular or X-Large
  • Blade Lenghts: Small and Regular 15" (38.1 cm), X-Large is 15.5" (39.4 cm)
  • Colors: Silver, Blue and Yellow
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty

Genesis Response Open Heel Fins Specifications

Materials
Triplex-Construction
Dimensions
Blade Length: Small And Regular 15" (38.1 Cm), X-Large 15.5" (39.4 Cm)
Blade Type
Non-Vented
Available in the Following Colors:
Blue, Silver, Yellow
Available in the Following Sizes:
Regular, Small, X-Large
Open Heel/Full Foot
Open Heel
Genesis Response Open Heel Fins Size Chart
  SM REG XL
US Men's shoe size 4-7 8-10 11-15
US Women's shoe size 5-8 9-11 12-16
European Men's shoe size 35-39 41-44 45-48
Length (inches) 22 (15" blade) 23 (15" blade) 24 (15.5" blade)
Width (inches) 7.5 7.75 8
Weight (pounds per pair) 3.5 3.8 4.3

Response Open Heel Fins Customer Reviews

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3.6

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78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (7)
  • Efficient (6)
  • Accommodates boots (5)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • SCUBA (7)
    • Recreation (4)
    • Snorkeling (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        89% 

        (8 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        78% 

        (7 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
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    1.0

    straps are bad !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    By james diver 12 yrs

    from mississippi

    About Me Advanced

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          Comments about Genesis Response Open Heel Fins:

          fins seem ok but didn't get to use them because straps wouldn't lock !!!!!!!!!!!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          3.0

          Worth the money

          By new guy

          from tennessee

          About Me Beginner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accommodates Boots
          • Comfortable
          • Efficient

          Cons

          • Straps seem to slip

          Best Uses

          • SCUBA

          Comments about Genesis Response Open Heel Fins:

          Scuba use. Seem to be good. Straps slip easily but have stayed on my feet.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Decent fins!

          By Jamey

          from Barnegat, NJ

          About Me Advanced

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          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Efficient
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Straps SUCK

          Best Uses

          • Recreation
          • SCUBA
          • Snorkeling

          Comments about Genesis Response Open Heel Fins:

          Decent fins for the price. They fit well but the straps leave alot to be desired. They kept coming completely off while on they're 2nd dive. I deep sixed the stock straps and put on a set of spring starps, now they're a likable fin!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great set of fins!

          By Diver Cliff

          from Atlanta

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accommodates Boots
          • Comfortable
          • Efficient
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Recreation
            • SCUBA
            • Snorkeling
            • Travel

            Comments about Genesis Response Open Heel Fins:

            Great set of fins, but the sizing chart gives you a size that is too big! Just get the next size down and your golden!

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width

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            5.0

            my all time favorite fins

            By ducksface

            from Arizona coast

            About Me Advanced Diver

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accommodates Boots
            • Comfortable
            • Efficient
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • SCUBA

              Comments about Genesis Response Open Heel Fins:

              These are always my favorite fins. I have every type of fin you can name [even have/use two sets of the old Farallon 'leg brace' fins] and these are the ones I prefer over all others.
              They are super light weight, flex well and since I'm 6'4" with a 35" inseam when I kick...they fly. They are the fastest/least effort fins I own.
              They turn on a dime and adapt well to all the stupid flutter kicks and frog kicks and all the other things you have to do to keep the muck to a minimum when belly dragging through a river/lake.
              They do wear out after a couple of hundred dives. This purchase was my third set. The way they wear is the black inserts seperate from the [in my case yellow] matrix plastic. That is the only wear I've had, and I use up equipment, nothing gets babied. Never broke a clip or a heel strap.
              They have a pronounced downward tilt that will make you learn to pick your feet up while scuffling along a boat deck. You have to pick your foot up about 3 inches just to get the tips off the deck.
              The footwell is huge. To compensate for the difference between 2mill and 12mill booties and boots; I use the inserts that most people think are there to hold the shape of the pocket. They are used to adjust sizes and the ones that come with these fins are very comfortable. The toe of the pocket is really square so barefooting isn't comfortable and they are not self draining, you'll need to drill a hole in the pocket.

              The bright yellow shows up well and I have many times used them to signal a boat bearing down on me [dive floats are dangerous in my lake. Jet skiers use them as turn bouys.]
              I've lent them occasionally to friends who thought they were a little 'floppy'. It's almost the universal thing all say about these. You have to finish the stroke to get any power out of them, that's why they adapt so well to all kicks. If you learn to follow through and not flap your legs around these are the best ever because you can 'feel' them changing shape all through the kick. To a diver that is unaware of his equipment and just cruises around like a carp and is unaware of obstacles and surroundings and subtlties, these will seem to be just regular old fins. Consider your grandma in a Lotus. She's probably unaware of the potential for both speed and handling.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels full size too big
              • Width:
              • Feels too wide

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              Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
              FERNANDO P  Good Value
              Shopper  What is the overall length of these fins ? What is the combined weight of these fins? Thanks Joe
              BINH P  Hey Joe, Bought these 5 years ago and couldn't be happier. The length is about 2 foot from tip of toe to the end. I'm guessing never really measured it. Give and take a few inches. As for weight, very light and works great in the water. I use it for abalone diving in 15 ft or water or less. I glide over the reef with ease and standing on them is easy. They are flexible and not stiff like some of the fins out there. Never had an issue with the clips and I put mine through some rough stuff. Still in great working condition. I also use it on my Kick boat(inflatable pontoon boat). Great thrust and easy on the ankle. Hope this helps. Also, I use the fins on a regular basis. If not diving, I'm in my kick boat paddling around.
              Kevin N  Regular size
              JAMES T  Should not be a concern unless you have a really wide foot. I use both a 3 mil shoe and 7 mil boot with no problem.
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