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    Mermaker Mermaid

    I'm looking at this, not to buy it. It says silicone but the tail looks plastic, and cushion padded. Anyone heard of this tailmaker?

    https://www.amazon.com/Sowoiom-Silic...XBQ8B0QYW7XTRJ
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    Senior Member Undisclosed Pod Trade Winds's Avatar
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    Given that it is on Amazon I would wager an asian knock off (that isn't to say everything Asian or overseas is a knock off for example Mermaid Inc and Mermaid Star Thailand are both outstanding). It doesn't even look like silicone. Idk what it looks like, it is clearly a thin material. Skeptical of the single review on there as well. If I was gonna order an overseas silicone tail, would definitely not do it on Amazon.

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    I would say it isn't the dragonskin silicone, but it might have silicone in it. I wouldn't risk it, it's probably not safe materials. There are basic beginner silicone tails on Etsy starting at $900 if price is really the issue and you can actually communicate with the maker.

    I would suggest emailing the seller though and asking for more pictures or more information on their process to know for sure.
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    I've zoomed right in at the photos and it doesn't look silicone to me. There's seams sticking out the sides and everything

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    It just looks like the plastic vinyl you put on tables. Details look flat, no texture so I don't know how they can call it a silicone tail.

    Also, I just checked to see if they are on fb. Yep. They sell the knock off Fin Fun tails.
    https://www.facebook.com/pg/mermaker...=page_internal
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    Figures. Trade Winds knows a knock off when she sees one. Those 4-point flukes make me SO uncomfortable. (It's apparently a design from an Asian mermaid movie.)

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