Re: What is the advantage of the backplate/wing

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Posted by Walt on June 08, 2006 at 15:30:12:

In Reply to: What is the advantage of the backplate/wing posted by Jason on June 08, 2006 at 14:57:45:

Simple (less chance for something to go wrong); streamlined (minimal added drag which improves air consumption rates); mobility (easier to remove UW and less likely to snag on kelp or rocks); flexible (add / remove rings or pockets as needed).

Other benefits: easier to clean, possibly much lighter (depending on plate used), less expensive in the longer term (long life).

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