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Back(pack)plate Wing

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself - DIY' started by axluba, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. axluba

    axluba Barracuda

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    I’m a new diver, I had only 4 dives on the rental cressi bcd (no complain) before I bought my bp/w (mostly to use the custom-ability to adapt for my disability and to make sure I could try under the supervision of my instructor)

    I didn’t see anything in term of added difficulties... I didn’t feel the push forward on the surface (granted I dive in lake with next to no wave).
    It’s not hard to set up at all. Not less comfy (especially under water).

    But it is definitely easier for me to have my inflator and dump valve on the right and to not have all the clutter I had with the jacket.

    If you are buying a new BC for yourself, I can say that bp/w is easy!

    And now, very packable too!
     
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  2. axluba

    axluba Barracuda

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    Answer very soon...

    The top backpack contains my full bp/wing (bp, 37# wing(2000 deniers), harness, pocket, 4 trim pockets, 2 ss cambands) plus my dsmb/spool, my reg set (single 1st and 2 seconds) and my weight belt (no lead of course).

    Let see how it goes!
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  3. axluba

    axluba Barracuda

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    German équivalent of TSA said all good!

    I’m very excited! This will make my week end travelling so much easier and cheaper!

    Thanks again for the idea!!

    Next step buy some travel friendly fins (the avanti Quattro are awesome but damn they’re long!) probably sp go sport or equivalent!
     
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