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Blog Comments

  1. knotical's Avatar
    Hi kwinter,

    Rebreathers are pretty much still a niche on ScubaBoard and most of the suggested acronyms don’t generally show up elsewhere on the board (except with other meanings), so I haven’t added them. Just a judgement call.

    exception: I did add WOB. Thank you. Don’t know why I didn’t have that one earlier.

    k
  2. kwinter's Avatar
    I just came across this list and noticed that other than RB, it does not include any of the common (and becoming even more commonplace) rebreather related acronyms. These would include ADV - Automatic Diluent Valve; MAV - Manual Addition Valve; BOV - Bailout Valve; BOB - Bailout Breather; and WOB - Work of Breathing. I'm sure there are many more, but those just came off the top of my head.

    Also some others relating to specific brands of rebreather such as HH (Hammerhead) or YBOD (derogatory acronym for the Inspiration rebreather Yellow Box of Death). And electronics like SW (Shearwater).