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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 09:14 PM
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    09-09-2008 09:14 PM Go to last post
  1. 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 01:51 PM
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  2. 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 05:53 PM
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    06-09-2018 03:09 PM Go to last post
  3. 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 12:43 PM
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    05-02-2018 03:57 PM Go to last post
  4. FS: Sidemount Hardware

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

    Started by Diverlee, 12-27-2017 11:19 AM
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    12-31-2017 09:48 AM Go to last post
  5. Sidemount hardware

    $50 includes shipping PayPal Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by Diverlee, 12-27-2017 11:30 AM
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    12-31-2017 09:47 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 09:26 AM
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    11-28-2017 10:13 AM Go to last post
  7. 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 07:03 AM
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    11-26-2017 07:32 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 04:22 PM
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    11-07-2017 04:39 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 12:51 PM
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    msr wing sidemount
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    09-04-2017 05:13 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 01:37 AM
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    07-09-2017 01:37 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 01:21 PM
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    07-06-2017 03:57 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 06:19 AM
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    06-07-2017 02:13 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 02:56 PM
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    06-06-2017 09:28 AM Go to last post
  14. 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 04:48 AM
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    04-19-2017 05:56 PM Go to last post
  15. 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 07:06 AM
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    03-20-2017 07:59 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 10:37 AM
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    03-16-2017 09:11 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 02:19 PM
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    12-26-2016 09:04 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 10:25 PM
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    11-11-2016 10:27 PM Go to last post
  19. Hose routing ?

    New in side mount and I'm currently trying to figure out what hose routing technique works for me. What does everyone prefer ?

    Started by kylejones982, 10-20-2016 10:19 AM
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    10-22-2016 03:23 PM Go to last post
  20. Sidemount sliding ring

    I don't remember reading anything about this. http://www.santiagodivingmexico.com/lb-sr-en There's a good video of it on YouTube with a link on...

    Started by kwinter, 07-29-2013 04:51 PM
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    09-13-2016 06:54 PM Go to last post
 

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