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Optimal Buoyancy Computer

Discussion in 'Advanced Scuba Discussions' started by rsingler, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. FreeFlyFreak

    FreeFlyFreak Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: California
    Not sure how it works for anyone else but the suit buoyancy seems way off for me.

    To get the calculator to come up with the amount of weight I actually use diving cold I have to enter 6mm full only, nothing else that I wear, everything is close to new. That gives 10lbs of lead, with my tank, SS plate and 1st stage. 10lbs is what I use.

    I actually wear 8/6/5 full with a 7/5 hooded vest, plus 5mm boots and 3mm gloves. If I enter that, it gives 23lbs needed! 13 lbs more lead than I actually use.
  2. rsingler

    rsingler Scuba Instructor, Tinkerer in Brass Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Napa, California

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