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Dive Weight Curved 1.31kg

ADH-DW1.31

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Dive Weight Curved 1.31kg

Made in NZ by ADH Manufacturing
Weight: 1.31kg (3lb)
Quantity: 1

Calculating the proper weight to use while diving is as important as choosing the right size dive mask. If it is not enough weight, you will not be able to submerge. If it is too much, you will sink quickly which in some instances can be life threatening. If you have selected the ideal weight, you can maintain neutral buoyancy in the water while submerged.

Below is an Approximate Calculation for how much weight you need for free diving in Saltwater:
If you are diving in salt water, you should use 8 to 10 percent of your body weight. For example, for salt water, multiply .08 to .10 times your body weight. A 150-lb. person diving in salt water, then, should use 12 to 15 lbs. of weights.

Tips & Warnings
Calculating approximate weights for diving is exactly that: an approximation. Utilize these numbers as a good starting point, and then add or subtract weight as necessary to achieve neutral buoyancy. There are three major factors other than body weight that will affect the amount of weight you need: (1) whether the dive is in fresh or salt water; (2) whether you are wearing a wetsuit (a thicker suit will require more weight); and (3) the type of scuba tank you are using. After extensive diving, you will "get a feel" for the amount of weight you need given the conditions and your equipment and you will no longer need to calculate it. 



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