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Need your thoughts on Tusa’s BC-0501 Imprex Power Pro BC?
JeffNColdWater - 3/19/2017 8:12 PM
Category: Equipment
Replies: 7

Hi all. I’m in need of a new BC. My current is deteriorating and since it is old and the maker is out of business repairs just don’t make sense. I’ve been thinking about backplate systems because they seem pretty modular and it looks like the BC0501 is a good way to get in with training wheels. Does anybody have advice/experience with this or recommendations for other BCs? I’m not looking to get into technical diving if that matters. Thanks, -J
Hogfish1 - 3/19/2017 9:09 PM
Tusa Conquest is a great BC.
ELLOCODIABLO - 3/20/2017 10:15 AM
BP/W +1
piratediver75 - 3/20/2017 3:37 PM
Hey Jeff, I currently dive the Tusa Impreza Power Pro and have come to like it, however the 67# wing is way overkill. If you want to check it out sometime we can meet up at Salem Scuba some evening.
JeffNColdWater - 3/20/2017 4:00 PM
Thanks Patrick. I’m in Portland, so I don’t get down to Salem that often. If you are planning a dive anytime soon up at Hood Canal I can, I’ll definitely want to check it out. I was worried about that lift being a little much.
piratediver75 - 3/20/2017 8:25 PM
We would will be up in Hoodsport again April 21-23 diving at Mikes beach resort, so if you are free that weekend come on up and dive with us. Also we are diving Clear Lake on May 6 if you want to join in.
JeffNColdWater - 3/20/2017 8:32 PM
I think Clear Lake would be a little cold for me. I still dive in a wetsuit. But I’m up for April 21-23 for sure. Thanks for the invite.
piratediver75 - 3/20/2017 8:42 PM
Clear lake is cold usually around 37- 38 degrees, however I have a handful of dives there in a 7mm wetsuit. I will message you a few days beforehand April 21 to check in and make sure it is still on.