Re: weight belts - good or bad

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Posted by San Diego Jeff on May 13, 2002 at 08:17:45:

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? 5 years military, 3 years commercial, 20 years recreational.

Approximately how many dives have you logged? 3,000 +

Who is your preferred dive equipment manufacturer?
E) No preference

What type of weight system do you use?
A) Weight belt
B) Integral weight system I USE ALL THREE.
. C) Harness system.

Have you ever experienced problems with a weight belt becoming loose? YES

Does the potential safety aspect of this occurrence concern you? NO PROBLEM FOR ME. PROBLEM FOR BEGINNING DIVERS.

Would you be interested in receiving more information about a more positive weight belt that could avoid this problem? ALWAYS INTERESTED IN NEW GEAR DESIGNS.

Would you consider purchasing such a weight belt?

Given that a standard weight belt costs approximately $10, how much would you be willing to pay for such a weight belt?
LESS THAN $100.00

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