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#5471
Regulator/Inflator combo. set up??
DiveBuddyChgo - 12/02/2008 8:59 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 57

Do you feel that the regulator/inflator combination is efficient enough to replace the octo. for a true distressed diver emergency situation and who is wanting up and out asap ?? I’ll leave it at that and let you decide...
#66
NEdiver - 1/08/2009 3:00 PM
[Choose #3] Have an Air2, hate it.
#822
GB - 12/12/2008 10:54 AM
[Choose #3] paniced divers will look for a reg. If the only one is in your mouth, you’re now in trouble
#506
steelheadfish - 12/07/2008 6:23 PM
[Choose #2] i would not want one but its all on the drivers personal choice
#3667
Bigdogdown - 12/06/2008 8:58 AM
[Choose #2] you shouldn’t be offering the inflator octo off it’s too short, so the primary first stage is handed
#51522
Greg - 12/04/2008 10:49 PM
[Choose #3] hard to control ascent rate using alternate inflator/regulator.
#4586
Jen-Michael - 12/04/2008 9:36 AM
[Choose #3] More O-rings, more chance of a problem arising, less contingency.
#1914
DiveGirl55 - 12/03/2008 2:07 PM
[Choose #3] I feel each should serve ONE job only. In dire situations, it would be easy to get confused=fatal
#2276
dwightfrie - 12/03/2008 1:48 PM
[Choose #2] as long as fellow divers know your equipment and train for it
#5082
divershaun - 12/03/2008 11:50 AM
[Choose #3] kinda weird to dump or inflate while u or someone else is breathing off it.
#109
floridaseabee - 12/03/2008 10:04 AM
[Choose #2] If you’re diving with me you had better be able to keep your panic in check.
#6310
Ichabod - 12/03/2008 7:09 AM
[Choose #3] It maybe cheaper but do you want to buy life support equipment from the lowest bidder?
#1335
Pixel - 12/03/2008 6:11 AM
[Choose #3] I have airtrim BC so octo it is.
#6537
MonkeyDiver - 12/02/2008 9:49 PM
[Choose #3] See my blog on subject
#3933
seawolfdiving - 12/02/2008 8:34 PM
[Choose #3] ...tried one, didn’t like it... just another unnecessary gizmo.
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AirOn - 12/02/2008 1:39 PM
[Choose #2] Do you think having 10 Octo’s would be enough for a paniced diver? How about just practicing instead