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Sherwood, You Have a Camband Problem

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Bill Watts (Coconut Creek, FL) wrote to us to say that he believed his Sherwood Avid BCD has a safety issue that the manufacturer is ignoring. The plastic holding the retaining straps for his tank broke, and since the camband apparently does not actually run through the fabric of the BCD, the tank was released. When the plastic breaks, there is nothing to hold the camband to the BCD.

When the same thing happened to his wife's new Sherwood Luna BCD, on jumping off a dive boat in Fiji, he was concerned this was a design fault and wrote to Sherwood about it. The company replaced both BCDs without question....


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