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About Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex

Lavacore is a technically advanced fabric, constructed and engineered exclusively for water sports requiring the ultimate in thermal control and superior comfort. This unique synthetic construction closely matches the stretch and movement of a traditional Lycia rash vest, while providing the insulation qualities similar to that of a neoprene wetsuit. Close to the skin, Lavacore's soft internal fleece and high 4-way stretch produces the ultimate comfort-warmth-weight ratio, a true leader amongst any fabrics within the water sports industry.

Wet or dry, hot or cold, Lavacore helps control your core temperature longer, whether worn as a standalone garment, or under your wetsuit or clothing.

OUTER Lycia layer is a 6.35 oz/10.8 sq. feet (180g/sq. m) knitted nylon wrap knit Tricot with water repellant treatment to ensure fast water runoff and anti wind chill properties.

INTER layer is an impermeable breathable Micro-porous high stretch Polyurethane (PU) film which is wind proof and breathable allowing perspiration to be drawn away in hot conditions.

INNER Fleece layer is a 8.47 oz/10.8 sq. feet (180g/sq. m) 4 way stretch polyester fleece with elastane. It has Anti Pill treatment, as well as Anti Microbial treatment to reduce odors and eliminate bacteria.

Lavacore is neutrally buoyant so you won't need to add weight to your weight system compromising your weight comfort zone. Full gusset incorporated into the underarms offer exceptional arm movement and stretch and all seams are overlapped during flat-lock sewing to ensure maximum water integrity and strength. Lavacore provides SPF 30+ sun protection and is designed and developed with Oceanic, your guarantee of quality. Socks come with a 12 month limited warranty.

The Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex is commonly used for Cold Water, Recreation and more. The Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Advanced, Casual/ Recreational among others. The Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex: Good Fit, Warm.

Warranty Information

This product has a limited warranty of 12 months.

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Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex Features

  • Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex
  • Water resistant outer layer on all lavacore suits facilitates fast water runoff and is incredibly quick drying
  • Wind proof middle layer provides anti wind chill properties and ensures you stay warm in cold conditions
  • Antibacterial inner fleece minimizing odors and eliminating bacteria
  • 4-way stretch makes Lavacore incredibly comfortable to wear
  • Breathable middle layer allows perspiration to be drawn away in hot conditions
  • Lavacore is neutrally buoyant so you won't be unnecessarily weighted down
  • All Lavacore seams are overlapped during flat-lock sewing to ensure maximum water integrity
  • Sun protection of SPF 30+
  • OUTER Lycia layer is a 6.35 oz/10.8 sq feet (180g/sq m) knitted knylon wrap knit Tricot with water repellant treatment
  • INTER layer is an impermeable breathable Micro-porous high stretch Polyurethane (PU) film
  • INNER Fleece layer is a 8.47 oz/10.8 sq feet (180g/sq m) 4 way stretch polyester fleece with elastane
  • Lavacore is designed and developed in Cooperation with Oceanic, your guarantee of quality
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty

Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex Specifications

Material
Outer Lycra, Inter Polyurethane Film (Pu), Inner Fleece
Seams
Flat Lock Stitched
Available in the Following Sizes:
Large, Medium, Small, X-Large, X-Small
Weight [with packaging]
X-Small: 0.25 lb,
Medium, Small: 0.3 lb,
Large, X-Large: 0.35 lb
Lavacore Socks Unisex Size Chart
  Small Medium Large
US Men's 5-7 7.5-9.5 10-12
US Women's 6.5-8.5 9-11 11.5-13.5
EUR Men's 37-39 40-43 44-46

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4.4

(based on 11 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Warm (9)
  • Good size/fit (6)
  • Prevents water movement (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Recreation (8)
    • Cold water (6)
    • Warm water (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        82% 

        (9 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (5), Advanced (4)
      • Diving Type:
      • Open water diving (7), Night diving (5), Drift diving (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Not just for diving

    I purchased these to use in Nome Alaska. My Daughter informed me that the most important item to bring was waterproof hiking boots as the weather was very rainy and any excursions onto the...Read complete review

    I purchased these to use in Nome Alaska. My Daughter informed me that the most important item to bring was waterproof hiking boots as the weather was very rainy and any excursions onto the tundra would require such.

    I was not going to spend big bucks for something I would never use again when I realized that my SCUBA hard soled boots were waterproof and if I had insulating and water resistant socks I would be OK.

    I was right. I wore the Lavacore socks in my SCUBA boots and in a pair of Keen's and never had cold feet.

    Since then I've worn them diving and find them easy to put on and they make slipping on wetsuits much easier. They also add an additional layer of warmth. Most appreciated in circumstances that often find temperatures at or below 50°F

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Okay but some issues.

    These socks are great for full foot fins. Keeps your feet warm however, for some reason they retain the stink (dead fish) after diving and rinsing them in the rinse tank that had...Read complete review

    These socks are great for full foot fins. Keeps your feet warm however, for some reason they retain the stink (dead fish) after diving and rinsing them in the rinse tank that had pinesole type product for the stink. I had to wash em with woolite soap in my cabin to get the stink out.
    Was on a 10 day live aboard and wore these with my new Aqualung hotshot fins (poor quality, rubber pieces started becoming unglued).
    Kept my feet warm enough in water temps of 72 to 86. I bought them cause unlike thin lycra socks they're thicker so less chances of blisters, warmer and they had a rubberized grip pattern on the soles. Unfortunately the rubber started wearing off after day 3 of the 10 day cruise. I guess it was the textured paint used on the deck that really did them in.
    I was interested in a Lavacore vest for extra warmth but wonder how bad it would stink after the rinse tank.

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    4.0

    Socks for SUPing

    By Ankenoid

    from Central Iowa

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Fit
    • Prevents Water Movement
    • Warm

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cold Water
      • Recreation

      Comments about Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex:

      Purchased this and other Lavacore to extend our Stand Up Paddling season. We use these along with "water shoes" in the early season and our feet stay nice and warm on the SUP boards even though we have to wade out to launch the boards into the ice cold water and then there's continual splashing on windy days.

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

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      2.0

      BIG SIZING PROBLEM!

      By Joe A.

      from Woodland Park, NJ

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poor Fit

        Best Uses

          Comments about Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex:

          The sizing was a real problem for me. I take a 10 1/2 Men's Medium Width US Shoe size. Which acdording to the size chart means I need a Large. So I ordered them in a Large and they came in marked as large. I could not get them bast my instep. So there was no way I was going to get them past my heel. I don't take a wide shoe so I don't understand what the problem was. They probably were small by two sizes. Since "Large" is the largest size they come in I had to send them back. They also are thin and don't seem to durable. I'm going to try the Scuba Pro Hybrid Socks and see how they work out.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels full size too small
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Warm tootsies

          By Deb

          from Florida

          About Me Professional

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Warm

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Recreation
            • Tropical Water In Winter
            • Warm Water

            Comments about Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex:

            I'm NOT a cold water diver so I wanted something to keep me warm in the Cozumel Caribbean in December. This (along with the hood and long sleeve shirt) were perfect. My feet stayed nice and warm. They were almost perfect to wear with foot-pocket fins. I was between sizes and ordered the larger which were a bit too large but it's better than too small. Love this entire line.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Diving Type:
            • Night Diving, Open Water Diving
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Best purchase ever.

            By Zenshift

            from St. Louis, MO

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfort
            • Good Fit
            • Warm

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex:

                These were so comfortable. We purchased these for use on a live-aboard (26 dives in 5.5 days) and never developed blisters or hot spots on our feet (additional pair bought for my wife). The lining was very comfortable and in 77 degree water with 3 mm full suit, neither of our toes ever felt chilled. I plan on wearing these on every dive in the future, regardless of water temperature. But on chilly dives, these go from 'nice' to a 'must have'.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Diving Type:
                • Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Love These!

                By PipsGirl

                from League City, TX

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

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                Pros

                • Warm

                Cons

                • Stinky

                Best Uses

                • Cold Water
                • Recreation

                Comments about Lavacore by Oceanic Socks Unisex:

                I almost didn't get these socks thinking that the price wasn't worth it. Then I decided to take a shot. I get cold very fast and my feet and hands normally get the brunt of that.
                I ordered a size S and wear a women's 6.5-7 shoe. I think ordering up a size would have been ok also.
                These are very soft and warm and help put on a semi-dry suit when put on under or over a skin.
                With these on my feet did not feel cold in 65-69F water. The bottom of the sock has some kind of anti-slip traction.
                In a boat situation I would recommend maybe washing them out in the sink or shower because after day 2 they were really STINKY! This did not affect their performance however.
                I liked these socks so much I am ready to purchase more LavaCore products.
                If you are "in between sizes" I might recommend moving up a size; they fit somewhat tightly.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Diving Type:
                • Open Water Diving
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
                Ellise N  recommended for the world's toughest mudder to keep me warm in the water :)
                Shopper  I'm wearing US size 9.5/10 which size should i get, large or medium? thanks!
                Steve S  Go with the Large if you are closer to size 10.
                chris c  I wear a women's size 8.5 shoe and want to use these inside my new size small Aqua Lung HotShot fins only because my next dive trip will be in cooler waters ... I would like the sock to be warm and comfortable yet still fit inside the fin pocket ... so do I order size small or medium?
                JEAN M  I wear a size seven shoe and found a small lavacore sock that fit very well, but it didn't seem to keep my feet any warmer. The lavacore socks were hard to get off and didn't dry very fast. I was diving in water around 75 and wasn't cold in a five mil. But I went back to my regular socks I wear under my booties and didn't notice any difference. I don't think lavacore is worth the money. Hope this helps. Jean
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