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bp/wing question???

Discussion in 'Hogarthian Diving' started by idratherbediving, Sep 5, 2004.

  1. idratherbediving

    idratherbediving Instructor, Scuba

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    i appreciate all the help, any suggestions on how to get a good fit?
     
  2. pete340

    pete340 Barracuda

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  3. Dryglove

    Dryglove Solo Diver

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  4. BCSGratefulDiver

    BCSGratefulDiver Mental toss flycoon ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I get 12 feet for my harnesses (I've built 3 of them recently) ... this gives you some "wiggle" room on both sides as you assemble the kit. And it's better to have to cut a little bit off than to have to go back and purchase a longer piece ... or even to have to slide all the keepers and reposition everything once you get down to the final fitting.

    Webbing's only about $1.50 per foot.

    Don't forget the soldering iron for sealing the ends once you cut it.

    ... Bob (Grateful Diver)
     
  5. idratherbediving

    idratherbediving Instructor, Scuba

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    thanks guys, that was exactly the info i needed.
     
  6. mer

    mer Cave Instructor

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    Using a soldering iron on the webbing is a quick way to kill an iron. A bic lighter works wonders for melting nylon webbing/line.
     
  7. CALI68

    CALI68 Manta Ray

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  8. Scubaroo

    Scubaroo Great White

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    How long have you been diving mer? I can't believe that you don't have a dedicated "webbing iron" yet! :rolleyes:
     
  9. mer

    mer Cave Instructor

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    I actually don't own soldering iron. I always borrowed one at work for actual soldering work, plus I like my lighter. Much easier to make repairs in the field... no electricity required.
     
  10. BCSGratefulDiver

    BCSGratefulDiver Mental toss flycoon ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
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    How so? I use mine for that purpose frequently, and it's far from dead. I have a $13 iron that uses interchangeable tips ... and one tip is dedicated for webbing. I have other tips that are used for burning wood or even for (believe it or not) soldering.

    ... Bob (Grateful Diver)
     

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