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Vintage aqualung steel tank and backpack

Discussion in 'Vintage Diving & Equipment' started by rfwoodvt, Mar 6, 2021.

  1. happy-diver

    happy-diver Skindiver Just feelin it

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    Yeah make your own

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    Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
     
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  2. happy-diver

    happy-diver Skindiver Just feelin it

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    Magnificent!

    One of my first pony brackets I made was from a nylon cutting board

    With a router
     
  3. Eric Sedletzky

    Eric Sedletzky Contributor

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    Use the wedge. You have to use it to compensate for the curve of the plate and give the tank a flat surface to sit on. Don’t worry about the top, the tank will rest on the plate and be fine.
     
  4. Open Ocean Diver

    Open Ocean Diver ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Thanks,
     
  5. Tracy

    Tracy Dive Charter

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    I used to keep the back packs until the pile became too high. They are like aluminum tank boots. Worthless. I have thrown away hundreds of them in the last decade.
     
  6. happy-diver

    happy-diver Skindiver Just feelin it

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    I regularly dive vintage back paks in between diving plates and ccrs and bcds and harnesses I make for sidemount
    and there really is not much more liberating for a quick single tank splash than a plastic pak of course in the ocean

    The tank boots I do wish I had more of them to deaden the bell sound of all my aluminium storage of other gasses general use, also emergency O2, and all sorts of cylinders, when I crash them into my shiny pristine concrete floor


    Now also considering that we are in the vintage forum of vintage things, the only thing worthless here is your post
     
  7. captain

    captain Captain

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    One man's trash is another man's treasure.
     
  8. Tracy

    Tracy Dive Charter

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Livonia, MI
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    I wish I could find somebody who considered it treasure. I hate throwing away stuff people could use. But when you have literally hundreds of something piled up, it eventually happens.
     
  9. Eric Sedletzky

    Eric Sedletzky Contributor

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    Put them up in classifieds and give them to people for the cost of shipping. That’s what I do.
    Those might fit into a large flat rate box.
     
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