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September 2017    Download the Entire Issue (PDF) Vol. 32, No. 9   RSS Feed for Undercurrent Issues
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Sherwood is Shirking its Responsibility for Diver Safety

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We are still getting reports from owners of Sherwood Avid BCs who have had their tank bands fail, releasing the tank unexpectedly, underwater. If you recall, Undercurrent (September 2016) reported how there were multiple instances of the plastic camband mounting points separating from the main BC, and with it, the user's tank.

The latest sad tale was from Ziad Chmaitilly (Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL) who, on the 13th August, was making only the sixth dive with his Avid when both plastic parts that held the camband to the tank completely fell off while he was underwater!...


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