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