Re: weight belts - good or bad


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Posted by scubagirl on May 12, 2002 at 17:07:04:

In Reply to: weight belts - good or bad posted by Julian Clarke on May 12, 2002 at 08:12:56:


How many years have you been diving? 2

Approximately how many dives have you logged? 150

Who is your preferred dive equipment manufacturer?
A) Scubapro
B) Mares
C) Oceanic
D) Other
E) No preference
D


What type of weight system do you use?
A) Weight belt
B) Integral weight system
B

Have you ever experienced problems with a weight belt becoming loose? No, I have never personally used one but some women divers that I have spoken to say that it bruised them and was very uncomfortable.

Does the potential safety aspect of this occurrence concern you? Of course.

Would you consider purchasing such a weight belt? No.

Further Comments: I have seen many people have problems with their weight belts and have heard much complaining. I will always like my integrated weight BC the best.



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