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No Side-Mount Tanks on Aggressors?

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Side-Mount Tanks

Side-mounting tanks for sport diving is becoming popular. Just as a technical diver might side-mount his travel and deco gasses, the sport diver can sling a tank (or two) clipped to the D-rings of his BC so that it lies alongside instead of wearing it on his back. There are even BC rigs specially designed for side-mounting.

You need to be able to strap a clip to both the neck and the body of a tank, and these clip systems are available in dive stores and included with purpose-designed side-mount rigs. You might need a different-length hose for the regulator....


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