Posted by R Bear on May 07, 2001 at 08:06:44:
In Reply to: Yup, that exact setup, but with a drysuit posted by Eins on May 06, 2001 at 00:34:12:
>The trim is perfect as long as I don't roll sideways which would then roll me over like a turtle.
Obviously your tank is negative and your drysuit is postive. They work opposite each other when you are rightside up and BALANCE, like when you lift a box from the handle in the center. But when you are sideways, the tank wants to go down and the suit wants to go up, like trying to lift a box from the edge. It just rolls.
I think you probably had all that worked out already.
The reason I don't have this problem is that I use my wing for buoyancy instead of my drysuit. My wing wraps around my tank and therefore the force is right on the tank instead of out in front of it like sideways with a drysuit. I am not 100 percent sure this will TOTALLY solve your problem, Arno, but it will certainly make the rolling moment weeker. Similiarly, at the surface if you are at all prone to roll face forward, add air to the drysuit.
Hope this helps
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