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BP/W Recommendation

Discussion in 'Deep Sea Supply' started by Nesher, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Nesher

    Nesher DIR Practitioner

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: The Northern California Territory
    Hey Tobin:

    I'm looking for a BP/W set up for myself.

    I"m 5'9 - 257lbs (Solid, not fat)

    I'm a predominate warm water diver, temperate on occasions, and cold rarely.

    Exposure Suits - range between Board Shorts & Tee-Shirts (majority of the time) to 3mm & 5mm wetsuits.

    I own a Henderson's Farmer John (but it probably will see very little action)

    Can you give me both a single and doubles recommendation?

  2. cool_hardware52

    cool_hardware52 Dive Equipment Manufacturer


    At 5'7" you need a medium plate, that's the easy part.

    With exposure suits that range from "none" to maybe a 5mm, and without knowing what you use for cylinders I just don't have enough information to recommend plate material (Stainless or lightweight Kydex) and I don't have enough info to make a wing recommendation.

    For doubles the variables are also exposure suit buoyancy and cylinders. Most divers find they need different exposure protection for longer doubles dives, and steel doubles + wetsuit is not the best approach anyway.

    If possible I encourage you to give me a call. 626-799-5078. There are several ways to approach this and I can walk you through your choices.

  3. Nesher

    Nesher DIR Practitioner

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: The Northern California Territory

    You're awesome dude!

    Look for that call today or tomorrow..

    Thanks again,

  4. fisheater

    fisheater Divemaster Candidate

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Sebastopol, CA
    Told you so! -:)

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