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Good for girls...

Advantages: Good for girls!
Disadvantages: Might need a light weightbelt

The Diva LX has been designed with women in mind, and it actually works, with features like no straps crossing the chest. My old BCD was a cheap 'off the shelf' which didn't really fit and tipped me back when inflated at the surface and pulled me forward ...

emsky2001 28.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Aqua Lung Diva LX

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Basically good

Advantages: Light enough to take abroad without paying excess baggage
Disadvantages: only 4 D rings (but that's a minor thing)

When thinking about buying a BCD earlier this year, I wandered into the local dive shop for a look around. I've dived with the people from the shop, and knew I could trust them not to rip me off by selling me something I didn't need. During the conver ...

dalg 21.08.2001 · Read full review
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Nautic BCD

Advantages: some
Disadvantages: some

Basic jacket which is acceptable for the amateur or for someone who is not too bothered about having a lot of D rings as this one has merely four. Purchased at local dive shop second hand (£30). Not suitable if you need to hang a lot of gadgets and cl ...

daveboxer 16.05.2011 · Read full review
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The arse first ascent technique

Advantages: Lightweight and good life
Disadvantages: Air gets trapped on the ascent

Ask any diver who chooses to take his diving holidays abroad what their main gripe is and I bet you that it will be the excess baggage charges that they are subjected to by those money grabbing, crap food serving, can't fly in a little bit of fog, pirate ...

atticusuk 03.01.2007 · Read full review
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As cosy as an armchair - The Mares Kaila MRS Plus BCD

Advantages: turbo inflation, packed with useful features, extremely comfortable, built specifically for women
Disadvantages: too bulky to pack for short diving holidays

...the plunge and ordered myself the Mares Kaila MRS Plus BCD earlier this year. Over the course of fifty dives I've had a chance to really test it out and get to know the pros and cons of this bit of kit. The product A BCD (Buoyanc ...

sbeach000 06.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Mares Kaila MRS Plus BCD

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