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What sort of weightbelt do you guys use, when you use one under your backplate harness. I am trying to find a decent weightbelt thsat will allow me to wear me weightbelt under my harness but since i carry 6 kg on my belt i cant just tighten my harness around a normal belt containing lead (shotbags or otherwise). Cheers
I use a standard 2inch wide webbing for my belt with solid square lead weights. It rides lower on my hips and the harness belt and buckle is right above it. Both buckles are turned off center so that I have one on each side of the middle. Hope this helps.
First question: Unclip the the SPG to read it, unless you have long neck. You'll get used to it. It really starts to get tricky when you have multiple stages, but it will come. The guage will not die if you touch it underwater -- jeez!
Weight Belt: Always under the crotch strap for the same reasons GM said.
Weight belt type: A normal weight belt.
DIR says no computers. They don't make much sense when you get into tech stuff and multiple gas switches, deep stops, etc. My own opinion is that they are OK for recreational, shallow, no deco stuff in the Caribean and such. Spend the moola on the GUE Deco Planner, Uwatec bottom timer, Timex watch, and go divin'!