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Freedom Plate Divers Roll Call: show us your rig!

Discussion in 'Buoyancy Compensators (BC's) and Weight Systems' started by Akimbo, Nov 25, 2018.

  1. Akimbo

    Akimbo Lift to Freedom Volunteer Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    @couv inspired this thread and it is long overdue. This is a stainless steel Freedom Plate, circa 2012:

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    The red webbing supports a "rescue ring".

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    Here is an older image of the roller on the lower guides for shoulder adjustment

    This Highland cam band modification made them much easier to connect and disconnect:

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  2. MaxBottomtime

    MaxBottomtime Solo Diver

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  3. Strategist.

    Strategist. Rubber Ducky ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Latest generation of the FP I got for my fiancee, small enough to be covered by the harnesses and stuff :yeahbaby:
     
  4. Strategist.

    Strategist. Rubber Ducky ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Thanks for sharing! What is the purpose of the rescue ring?
     
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  5. Akimbo

    Akimbo Lift to Freedom Volunteer Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Rescue rings are a requirement in many jurisdictions for commercial divers working out of diving bells but I also find them really handy to hang the rig for drying and storage.
     
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    lexvil Manta Ray

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    noj3333 Solo Diver

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    Repeat after me... good things come to those who wait... good things come to those who wait... good things come to those who wait...
     
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    rsingler Scuba Instructor, Tinkerer in Brass ScubaBoard Sponsor

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    409, 409! Pretty little, pretty little 409!
    -- the Beach Boys
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    uncfnp Solo Diver

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    I’ll see your two and raise you one...

    Mine far right with red webbing.
    Eric’s center
    And stuartv far left.
     
  10. MaxBottomtime

    MaxBottomtime Solo Diver

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