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Tag Archive: bungee


Sidemount Loop Bungee Set Up copyright 2019 Andy Davis

How To Set Up Sidemount Loop Bungees by Andy Davis I’ve found that sidemount Loop Bungees are the most popular with my students and offer the most refined cylinder trim, along with the easiest cylinder don/doff routine.  This option is getting increasingly more popular in the sidemount community, especially with those diving ‘Mexican Cave’ style […]

Shearwater Petrel Bungees copyright 2019 Andy Davis

Shearwater Petrel Really Simple DIY Bungee Straps for Your Shearwater Petrel 2 I was recently shown this very efficient way to add arm bungees to the Shearwater Petrel 2. You simply need two lengths of 4mm bungee cord. Thicker or thinner bungee won’t have the desired effect. To configure: 1. Simply secure one end of […]

XDeep Stealth Modifications Crotch Bungee 2

XDeep Stealth 2.0 Modifications : Crotch Bungee by Andy Davis Whilst I am a big fan of the XDeep Stealth 2.0 sidemount system, I always thought that the crotch bungee method of securing the bottom of the wing was less than ideal. With thin exposure protection, it could be uncomfortable (thinking board shorts here….).   […]

M-bungee-sidemount rig

‘M Bungee’ Super-Minimalist Sidemount Rig I had some spare time the other afternoon, so I took the opportunity to test-dive a concept I’ve had brewing for a while.  Basically, it is a harness-less sidemount rig, using an ‘M’ shape continuous bungee to secure the upper wing whilst providing traditional mounting points for sidemount cylinder valves.  The wing […]