The Armadillo is a sidemount specific rig, with integral buoyancy compensator and limited adjustment harness. Armadillo CCR Side mount System. Armadillo CCR side mount kit provides attachment points for carrying ultimately streamlined bailout bottles. The basic setup. Sidemount is a scuba diving equipment configuration which has scuba sets mounted alongside .. In Brett Hemphill designed the Armadillo Side- Mount Harness. The Armadillo innovated several features that would be utilized in many.
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Right and left post cylinders Fig. There will also be an add-on redundant bladder option with the same materials and dimensions.
The Sea Monster is another Polish manufactured sidemount adapter. Not a sound but your own breathing.
Aluminum cylinders, which are ubiquitous in most warm-water destinations, do not trim well from butt-plates and must be shifted to the front waist-belt once buoyancy shifts to positive.
An improper fit takes away the streamlined performance and needed buoyancy control.
Armadillo Sidemount Exploration Harness S – Short
Otherwise the changes worked out very well, with the exception of ‘getting out’. It looks like sidemount will be my preferred rigging both open circuit and rebreather bailout from now on. Additional accessories may include canister lights and clip-on pockets for small equipment. This afmadillo should be shortened as much as possible armadkllo the unit has been sized to prevent snag points. A T-bar is used to capture a heavy line looped through the brass clip with a knot tied in the opposite end.
It has a fitted buttplate with rails; and supports a range of bungee options.
the scuba zone – Sidemount
Snaps on the light enable it to be removed should it ever become stuck in a restriction. It heavily features cave-diving configuration modifications developed by Edd Sorenson.
Once I got to 8fsw I had no problems staying down.
If the cylinder valve and first stage regulator still protrude to far forward, shorten the bungee. Manual for the Razor Harness 2″. At this level, students are taught to adjust, fit and operate the sidemount rig, whilst diving with one or two cylinders maximum.
Details widemount available Manual: The armadil,o can be re-configured to allow incorporation of a climbing harness rather than standard waist belt. These cylinder bags would also not work effectively if the user opted for a different bungee method, for instance loop bungees. None yet available Manufacturers Link: Delta Hybrid Manual Manufacturer Link: This kit provides bungees and a tail piece that attaches to the rebreather backplate, allowing you to sidemount your rebreather bailout tanks.
One of the advantages of the sidemount system is the easy access to cylinder valves, and the protected position they occupy in comparison with most back mount systems, where the valves are relatively vulnerable to bumping against an overhead and being “rolled off” closed by rubbing against the overhead.
Retrieved 2 November Most of the time, single hard weights can be obtained at foreign resorts or dive facilities for both the aluminum 80 cylinders and chest weights.
These courses are focused on maximizing the benefits of sidemount for passage through restricted and confined areas; and also teach multiple stage additional tanks of bottom gas diving techniques. To tighten the conforming bungee: Barotrauma Civil liability in recreational diving Decompression sickness Drowning Human factors in diving safety Hypercapnia Hypothermia Investigation of diving sdiemount List of diving hazards and precautions List of legislation regulating underwater diving List of signs and symptoms of diving disorders Nitrogen narcosis Oxygen toxicity Scuba diving fatalities Seasickness Task loading.
Whether attached to the primary cylinder, or slung at the chest, these cylinders often present problems with stability and streamlining, whilst not always providing more siddmount a bare minimum supply of air for emergency ascent.
Make sure you can obtain positive buoyancy with all cylinders and equipment. The Eques shows that lineage.
For these cylinders, you may need to attach hard weights to the cylinder cam straps in order to compensate for the buoyancy change. History of decompression research and development History of scuba diving Researchers in underwater diving Timeline of diving technology. The harness is reminiscent of the X-Deep Stealth, with a teardrop shaped wing, similar to the Razor 2. The second is the use of attached D-Rings just below the diver’s arms on the edge of the harness wings.
Some of the main benefits of sidemount include tanks being positioned up along the body from the underarms to just past the hips, moving the tanks out of the slipsream for more streamlined diving. The wing fabric is denier nylon kevlar reinforced wing is also an option.