Re: Good save

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Posted by Jim on June 26, 2005 at 22:36:57:

In Reply to: Good save posted by Walt on June 26, 2005 at 22:23:19:

I guess new divers have difficulty sensing the slipping tank since they have no frame of reference. Another diver I know observed a similar problem in a newly certed diver a couple of weeks ago?

Should it have been caught in the pre-dive buddy check? Again, if a couple of newbies dont know any better.

One instructor I know taught me to make sure by picking up the bc at the base, lifting it a few inches and shaking it. If the tank wasnt in solid, it probably would be noticed as i shook the bc.

Instructor should have done a better check. One is a random event, three are inexcusable.

Anyone try the apollo bio-lock strap yet? Any feedback? Looks like a good idea but at 75 buck a pop, I would like to hear from others before putting down the money on the table.

I still have scars from the scubapro "can opener" on the older straps.

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