DIR- Generic Weight Plates on Webbing - Considered DIR-friendly?

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I have these weight plates that I found on DGX. Quite like them because they stay close to the body (or at least marginally closer than a weight pocket). But are these considered DIR-friendly?

Link: Highland Weight Plates - Set of Two

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Yep and they work perfect. I run 2lbs opposite my can light. Wore it for my fundies and when I dive with other GUE divers.
 

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I don't see why not. A few people in my local GUE chapter use them, including one of our instructors.

Yep and they work perfect. I run 2lbs opposite my can light. Wore it for my fundies and when I dive with other GUE divers.

Thanks very much for confirming! Great to know it has acceptance in your GUE communities. I imagine it does here as well, just never asked anyone locally.
 

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The plastic piece is unnecessary, it's just another solution in search of a problem. Folks have been attaching weights to harnesses using bungees for a long time, no $10 piece of plastic required.

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It prevents the webbing from getting folded over on itself and makes it basically impossible for the weight to move. I use to use just the bungees and find the plate a bit nicer and more secure.
 
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