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Stainless or plastic? Weight keepers
Briankayaker - 1/29/2014 3:36 PM
Category: Equipment
Replies: 7

I rented a weight belt while diving in Colombia, South America and really liked it. It seemed safer and easier than my usual Dive Rite weight pouches, so I decided to switch.

I bought the belt and weights but now I’m trying to decide if I want plastic or stainless weight keepers.

Is there a benefit to one or the other or a mix of both?

Any other thought on the subject are welcome as well.

Thanks!
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UWnewbee - 1/29/2014 7:16 PM
i have 2 belts with the same weight on each,, 1 belt has the S/S keepers an the other has the plastic and ive not noticed any advantages or disadvantages on either
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Eric_R - 1/30/2014 2:35 PM
I have some plastic one’s that are from when I got cert. in 1987 so I would say plastic does fine.
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diverray - 1/30/2014 5:36 PM
As Mr. McGuire said to Ben, "Plastics!".
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UWnewbee - 1/30/2014 5:48 PM
lol
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DiveBuddyChgo - 2/01/2014 12:20 PM
Which one will break first. Which one will catch onto something else easier. Which choice is the best for your diving needs. Its your decision for your diving needs.
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rashley - 2/12/2014 5:11 PM
From Progrower: I have some plastic one’s that are from when I got cert. in 1987 so I would say plastic does fine.

You answered my question which was, "How do the plastic keepers hold up over time." You’re a mind reader.