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#985
Integrated Air Source
Diver_Down - 2/11/2010 11:58 PM
Category: Survey
Replies: 72

I dive with an integrated air source that came with the used BCD I purchased. Do you use an integrated air source?
#177
harley-diver - 6/12/2014 6:04 PM
[Choose #1] Scubapro makes an excellent one. It breathes as easy as the primary.I was taught that if your buddy is out of air, you give your primary to him and use your integrated. That way you can control the rate of assect with the inflator.
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LONGTAILBDA - 4/14/2010 6:18 AM
[Choose #1] both
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chazrich - 3/01/2010 9:32 PM
[Choose #2] But I’d like to buy integrated. It’s just not in the budget right now.
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scubamonica - 2/27/2010 8:41 AM
[Choose #2] I used to dive with a sherwood air 2. I am not a fan b/c of hose length. In an emergency low on/out of air situation, there is a point where 2 people have no air, also makes dumping air whlie sharing difficult
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Kimbrell77 - 2/24/2010 12:42 PM
[Choose #1] I dont like it though and I’m switching back soon.
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Pixel - 2/24/2010 1:43 AM
[Choose #3] A what? newbie
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MDW - 2/21/2010 5:07 PM
[Choose #1] Yes, almost every BC inflater is an air source if you press both buttons at once. Other than that, though, I use 2 normal second stages with 2 normal 1st stages.
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scubadmike - 2/21/2010 7:34 AM
[Choose #1] You can never be to safe !!
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jcscuba - 2/20/2010 2:02 PM
[Choose #1] A good safety item
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Indiana - 2/20/2010 1:53 PM
[Choose #2] dont like combining life support gear
#228
Waterskier1 - 2/18/2010 7:49 PM
[Choose #2] No, I use a regular second stage bunggied around my neck, with a long hose on my primary
#1920
ArchimedesPrinciple - 2/15/2010 9:29 AM
[Choose #1] Yes and I love it
#785
RedRedus85 - 2/14/2010 11:14 AM
[Choose #2] I have the traditional setup but am looking to convert.
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RAWalker - 2/13/2010 10:35 PM
[Choose #1] Aquatec Air 3
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MonkeyDiver - 2/13/2010 9:03 PM
[Choose #1] I prefer the integreted air source for personal diving, but add an octipus for students. Additionally, if you use the integrated, you should practice the new sharing process, and obtain a longer primary 2nd stage hose ease of sharing.
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Greg - 2/13/2010 10:49 AM
[Choose #1] But I don’t use one when I’m teaching. I use a separate, longer alternate regulator in case students need it.
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knightddiver - 2/13/2010 12:27 AM
[Choose #2] Actually was considering this on my BC to streamlline myself a little more
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seawolfdiving - 2/12/2010 7:44 PM
[Choose #2] I use an octo and a pony bottle...
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LatitudeAdjustment - 2/12/2010 1:21 PM
[Choose #1] Sort of, the inflator is on the same hose but seperate from the 2nd. and fed by the pony.
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divemaiden - 2/12/2010 5:45 AM
[Choose #2] I tried the i.a., but my hands are too small to wrap around it easily and I couldn’t reach the fill or dump buttons easily
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SherlThePerl - 2/12/2010 1:08 AM
[Choose #1] Sherwood Gemini