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Wreck penetration line - hi Viz Orange vs. Yellow?

Discussion in 'Technical Diving Specialties' started by Nasser, May 19, 2017.

  1. Nasser

    Nasser ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I'm putting some new line on my primary and decided to go with the Hi-viz Dacron line. Has anyone had a chance to compare the orange and yellow lines? Which actually shows up better inside a wreck?
     
  2. Jared0425

    Jared0425 Public Safety Diver

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    Yellow seems to lose it's color at depth and turns white. I've never used orange, but but it may also lose color.
     
  3. LiteHedded

    LiteHedded Great White

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    But presumably you'd have a light for penetrating wrecks, no?
     
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  4. lermontov

    lermontov Manta Ray

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    I use the dive rite orange - its very good and reflects light well you can buy 300m rolls at reasonable prices
     
  5. DevonDiver

    DevonDiver N/A

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    I've used white, pink, yellow and orange line. I prefer orange.
     
  6. Centrals

    Centrals Barangay Pasaway

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    Didn't notice any difference between orange and yellow line. Will love to try the "glow in the dark" line in the future.
     
  7. BurhanMuntasser

    BurhanMuntasser Dive Charter

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    Where do you buy these lines and can you use thicker line?
     
  8. StefinSB

    StefinSB Manta Ray

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  9. Jack Hammer

    Jack Hammer Solo Diver

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    Glow in the dark is disappointing, yellow and orange are easy to see. I prefer orange as I find it more pleasant looking.
     
  10. Centrals

    Centrals Barangay Pasaway

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    Thank you, money well save!
    Cheers.
     

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