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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Information on Sidemount Diving

    This link will be of interest to Sidemount divers, and anyone planning to Sidemount. (http://www.diverite.com/education/library/video/)Sidemount...

    Started by Dinny, 09-09-2008 10:14 PM
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    09-09-2008 10:14 PM Go to last post
  1. What?s the deal...

    I have not found much comparison or reviews on the Halcyon Contour S...hell there is very little on the SM let alone the S. If anyone has test dove...

    Started by Deep_Six, Yesterday 10:01 AM
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    Today 10:25 AM Go to last post
  2. New to sidemount - which rig?

    Having recently converted to SM due to back issues with backmount, I am a convert. Thing is, I have been reviewing the various harnesses and bladders...

    Started by charlesa, 05-28-2017 10:26 AM
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    11-22-2018 09:58 PM Go to last post
  3. 2nd stage for single tank SM

    For those of you out there diving single tank sidemount or SM with 2 short hoses, which second stage are you using in order to route the lp house...

    Started by sandita16, 11-21-2018 12:07 PM
    regulators, second stage, sidemount, sidemount gear
    • Replies: 6
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    11-21-2018 11:26 PM Go to last post
  4. Question Looking to buy Nomad LS, not many reviews, need advice

    Mostly will be diving in a 3mm wetsuit. 2 steel tanks - LP85s, + 40cu alum deco at times. Do you think 35lb is enough lift for such a config? Any...

    Started by texasguy, 12-19-2016 02:51 PM
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    11-13-2018 06:54 PM Go to last post
  5. Where to get sidemount plates

    Maybe I'm not looking in the right places, but does anyone sell just the plates for a razor-type harness? I found a couple of UK and European sites,...

    Started by moose_grunt, 05-11-2018 06:53 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-09-2018 04:09 PM Go to last post
  6. 8 inch steele tank rigigng

    from all the different ways of rigging, whats the best for sidemount rigging for 8 inch steele tanks using the ring bungee system.

    Started by Shaun, 05-02-2018 01:43 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-02-2018 04:57 PM Go to last post
  7. FS: Sidemount Hardware

    Sidemount Hardware Sliders $60 includes shipping PayPal Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by Diverlee, 12-27-2017 12:19 PM
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    12-31-2017 10:48 AM Go to last post
  8. Sidemount hardware

    $50 includes shipping PayPal Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by Diverlee, 12-27-2017 12:30 PM
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    12-31-2017 10:47 AM Go to last post
  9. Tidying it up

    So, fairly new to sidemount. Probably a little over a dozen dives logged. From the more experienced out there, give me some pointers on what you...

    Started by joe9001, 07-02-2017 08:03 AM
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    11-26-2017 08:32 PM Go to last post
  10. Pros and cons of X Deep side mount rig?

    As it says looking for pros and cons. Use with steel vs aluminum. Wet vs drysuit. Thanks. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by Diverlee, 06-30-2017 05:22 PM
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    11-07-2017 05:39 PM Go to last post
  11. stiffen up that MSR wing..

    Here is what I did to my MSR bag to distribute the gas better. I sewn 2 3/16" fiberglass rods, (windsurf sail battens), in to 2 1/2" tubular...

    Started by belgian, 01-08-2014 01:51 PM
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    msr wing sidemount
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    09-04-2017 06:13 PM Go to last post
  12. Xdeep Classic RB Wing

    Hi all, Can anybody with the Classic RB Wing let me know if its possible to remove the inflator hose and blank off the RB? I won't always need it...

    Started by joe9001, 07-09-2017 02:37 AM
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    07-09-2017 02:37 AM Go to last post
  13. Rent/Borrow tanks

    I'm heading to Panama City Beach in a few weeks and I'm having a hard time tracking down a pair of sidemount ready tanks (mirrored valves). Would...

    Started by Vectornut, 07-06-2017 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-06-2017 04:57 PM Go to last post
  14. Sump UK rig

    This is a sump/sidemount rig made in the UK. https://www.facebook.com/SUMP-UK-919956964695635/ I have asked for a price list. Wing has around 20...

    Started by FW, 11-26-2015 07:19 AM
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    06-07-2017 03:13 PM Go to last post
  15. tighter way to stow long hose reg?

    I use a bolt snap with a thin(breakable) zip tie to my long hose second stage. when I breath from my short hose (2nd stage on necklace) I clip the...

    Started by Aotus, 09-13-2016 03:56 PM
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    06-06-2017 10:28 AM Go to last post
  16. Question Is side-mount diving being oversold?

    Hey With reference to the recent death at Orange Grove where it is speculated that the deceased had one empty side mount cylinder and one cylinder...

    Started by Dive Africa, 09-14-2016 05:48 AM
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    04-19-2017 06:56 PM Go to last post
  17. Checking bottle markings and/or first stages with mounted sidemount tanks

    Hi, Can you guys check your markings on the sidemount tanks while mounted on you? Like you would do when doing a proper gas switch. I know...

    Started by CaverHr, 03-18-2017 08:06 AM
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    03-20-2017 08:59 AM Go to last post
  18. 500SE for Sidemount?

    What are peoples thoughts on using the Hollis 500SE for sidemount? For a couple reasons, I'm transitioning my gear from Apeks to Hollis and I'm...

    Started by Macdyver, 12-04-2015 11:37 AM
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    03-16-2017 10:11 PM Go to last post
  19. Use LP 95's Would HP 117 be good for no cave fills

    I use LP 95's which are excellent for me as far as gas with cave fill and trim. Would Hp 117's be good alternative when I can't get good fills away...

    Started by WVDigger, 12-26-2016 03:19 PM
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    12-26-2016 10:04 PM Go to last post
  20. DIY way of rigging a side mount aluminum 80

    Im trying to set up a set of aluminum 80's and am looking for some advice on how to counteract the buoyancy changes of the tanks during the dive.

    Started by kylejones982, 10-26-2016 11:25 PM
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    11-11-2016 11:27 PM Go to last post
 

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