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VDH BP/W package review

Discussion in 'Vintage Double Hose' started by tbone1004, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. Griffo

    Griffo DIR Practitioner

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Sydney, Australia
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    A question on these wings that everyone on here seems to love - can the internal bungee be removed?
     
  2. Bryan@Vintage Double Hose

    Bryan@Vintage Double Hose Instructor, Scuba

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    Yes it can, similar to threading a string through the hood of a sweatshirt.
     
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  3. tennjay

    tennjay Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Cookeville, TN
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    I just ordered the 35# wing. Does the inflator hose have a pull dump?
     
  4. rhwestfall

    rhwestfall Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: "La Grande Ile"
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    no
     
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  5. Bryan@Vintage Double Hose

    Bryan@Vintage Double Hose Instructor, Scuba

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    Absolutely not. You can swap the one that comes on it for one for a pull dump if you like.
     
  6. tennjay

    tennjay Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Cookeville, TN
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    I’ll order one. Thanks
     
  7. lexvil

    lexvil Loggerhead Turtle

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: jamestown, ca.
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    If you pull the inflator up over your head and push the proper button, than yes :) I’m sorry couldn’t help myself. The dive rite one fits, I even tried it once, don’t like it at all so I have one that’s like new, I’ll trade it for your plain one.
     
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  8. tennjay

    tennjay Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Cookeville, TN
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    Haha. Raising it with my left arm would be a miracle.

    A motorcycle wreck back in my 20s paralyzed my left deltoids, and I like the security of being able to use the dump with either hand.

    I will keep in mind trading out. The BP/W experience will be new to me. It may be a non-issue, but we’ll see.
     
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  9. Diver below 83

    Diver below 83 Regular of the Pub

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    Location: SoFlo
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    Why would you want to remove the bungee?
     
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  10. Eric Sedletzky

    Eric Sedletzky Great White

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Santa Rosa, CA
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    Some people don’t like them and/or don’t believe in them.
    I like them personally.
     

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