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SideMount Setup Fine Tuning

Discussion in 'General Scuba Equipment Discussions' started by Andrew Dawson, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. Andrew Dawson

    Andrew Dawson Barracuda

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Kenmore, WA
    Thank you!! Diving it tomorrow, so excited :) It makes a lot more sense this way, too. I appreciate all the help everyone!
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  2. Asheron

    Asheron Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: NORCAL
    Looks great. Is your picture mirrored?

    Right hand tank:
    - Long hose
    - BC inflator when using drysuit(6in hose on end of turret)

    Left Tank:
    - Short hose
    - BC inflator wetsuit(6in hose on end of turret)
    - Drysuit inflator when using(6in hose on end of turret)

    Also of note, when using a drysuit the long hose is stored under the inflator & hose so when you roll the turret towards the receiving person is doesn't get spun up in the inflator.
    Andrew Dawson likes this.
  3. a878bob

    a878bob Manta Ray

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Michigan
    i don’t get that at all.
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  4. Andrew Dawson

    Andrew Dawson Barracuda

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Kenmore, WA
    Yes, the pic was a selfie that mirrored the image...weird! My setup is pretty close to the standard....similar to what you said, but the right tank has the drysuit inflator [I dive cold water where I live], left tank has the BC inflator hose.

    I also do not get your last comment...can you elaborate or take a pic, please?
  5. racanichou

    racanichou Manta Ray

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Toronto, Canada
    Some people put the inflator hose on the right bottle when diving dry so that you dump both the dry suit(left shoulder) at the same time you dump the wing (with the pull in the left side). It obviously doesn’t matter if you dive the xdeep with the central dump but if your dump is on one side, this make sense.
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