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Stop Using Zeagle Grace and Zeagle Element BCDs Immediately

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If the bladder of your BCD were suddenly to split open when you fully inflated it on the surface, the dramatic loss of buoyancy would cause you to plunge to the depths. It seems a Zeagle BCD bladder does just that.

Huish Outdoors has issued an urgent voluntary recall of nearly 1500 Zeagle Grace and Element BCD models due to the risk of the welded seams of the buoyancy bladders splitting and precipitating a sudden calamitous air loss. This would cause a dramatic loss of flotation and obvious risk. The manufacturer has stated (at the time of writing) that it has received only a single report of such a seam failure without incurring any injuries to the user. If you have a Zeagle Grace or Element BCD, stop using it immediately....

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