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V - Weight Pouch

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V - Weight Pouch
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  1. Excellent review by Terry on 3/27/2019
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    Excellent product and service. ...

  2. Works well review by Aaron on 8/15/2017
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    Overall this item works well. It is very easy to attach and does not have to onl...

  3. Great Soft V-Weight review by Eric on 7/25/2017
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    Works great with an AL BP. I used it to add 4lbs of lead shot. It does come empt...

  4. Good for aluminum backplate review by clinton on 4/4/2016
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    IF you have an aluminum backplate you may want more weight to get better buoyanc...

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About V - Weight Pouch - by Highland SKU: WB550

Add trim weight in the center groove of your backplate

Attach with twin cylinder band bolts

11" center to center

Sealed opening with double velcro closure

Just pour in your leadshot of up to 5lbs

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Proposition 65

Safe Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 – Warnings Required

WARNING: This Dive Right In Scuba product can expose you to cretin chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov



We appreciate your decision to purchase Dive Right In Scuba products to provide the best in water experience. We take our job seriously! You may have noticed that our products now show a warning label at point of sale referring to carcinogens and birth defects. You may also have begun to see warnings related to carcinogenic substances or substances causing birth defects prominently displayed in hotel lobbies, hospitals, or other places of business recently. These warnings are required by the State of California, and we believe that an explanation of the California statute legislating the requirement will provide you valuable information regarding the relative risks of the chemicals that may be present in consumer products.

In 1986, the State of California passed the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act; otherwise known as “Proposition 65” or "Prop 65". Prop 65 requires businesses like ours to disclose to individuals the presence of chemicals listed in the Act prior to point of sale. The regulations implementing this Act have been amended over time with the most recent updates will take effect on August 30, 2018. There are more than 900 chemicals on the Prop 65 Chemical List, including many chemicals that are found in components of a wide array of consumer goods or are used to manufacture components that make up consumer goods.

Prop 65 does not establish acceptable concentrations for any listed chemical; however, the agency which enforces it has established what is called "safe harbor" exposure levels for about one third of these chemicals below which warnings are not required. These "safe harbor" are established for listed carcinogens based on the quantity of the chemical that would result in one excess case of cancer in an exposed population of 100,000, assuming lifetime (70-year) exposure at the level in question. A similar process is used to establish safe harbor levels for listed reproductive toxicants. Additional information in plain language on safe harbor levels is available from the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment at http://oehha.ca.gov/Prop65/background/p65plain.html

At Dive Right In Scuba, the safety of your in water experience is our highest priority. We go to great effort to select materials that offer superior value, quality, and durability while also being generally recognized as safe and reliable for the full life of the product. Dive Right In Scuba also works closely with many regulatory bodies, such as the US Coast Guard and Underwriter’s Laboratories, to ensure the longevity of your on-water safety through targeted selection of durable, long lasting materials and components that undergo significant validation testing before being used to manufacture end items. Sometimes the safety promise we offer appears at odds with the health and safety requirements of other legislation in certain parts of the world when some regulations are updated ahead of others. To ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements, Dive Right In Scuba has placed a warning on products that contain a Prop 65 listed chemical, either directly or as a part of the raw material supply chain. This allows us to comply with California law and provide our California consumers with the disclosure required by Prop 65, while still promising the safest on water experience possible.

Dive Right In Scuba is working diligently with regulatory bodies and our own manufacturing partners to continue to improve our product performance and reduce the presence of less desirable chemicals. Water is a precious resource we all share that is important to the health and well-being of our planet and all people. Our goal is to continue to enhance your water life experience while reducing our overall impact to the planet and, in particular, its waterways. While it is a bit of a juggling act to achieve, we are confident you will see continued improvement in both the immediate and long term future. We hope this explanation will enable you to understand why you will be seeing warnings on some our products.

Thank you for your continued use of Dive Right In Scuba products.

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  1. Excellent review by Terry on 3/27/2019
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    Excellent product and service.

  2. Works well review by Aaron on 8/15/2017
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    Overall this item works well. It is very easy to attach and does not have to only attach to the middle of a back plate. It holds the lead shot well and I haven't had an issue with it spilling out. Overall this is a good way to add weight higher on the body without undoing shoulder straps.

  3. Great Soft V-Weight review by Eric on 7/25/2017
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    Works great with an AL BP. I used it to add 4lbs of lead shot. It does come empty, so you can buy lead shot at a sporting goods store, or use another soft weight's lead. At 4 pounds, it fit nicely behind my backplate on a set of Steel Doubles. The holes are 11 inches on center.

  4. Good for aluminum backplate review by clinton on 4/4/2016
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    IF you have an aluminum backplate you may want more weight to get better buoyancy. It is a pretty good weight system for the price.

  5. Great product if you know how to use it right review by Abdul Aziz on 12/24/2013
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    I have used this product and can identify with some of the issues being raised. This product is an excellent product if it is not over filled with lead. As long as you intend to not use more than 4 lbs this would work well. Attempts to fill this with more than 4 lbs could cause the issues some users describe. 4 lbs is a lot of lead guys. The rest should go in your weight belts.

  6. review by will mcmanus on 9/5/2013
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    I added one to better adjust my trim when diving in cold water climates. Since I use about 44 to 48 lbs of lead, I was having trouble with my trim and added this weight pouch and some tank weights to balance it out. Works well.

  7. review by Matthew Ziemba on 7/2/2013
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    I have one of these for my Aluminum backplate. I usually dive warm water, but when I need my wetsuit it is nice to just add this weight instead of re-rigging my harness onto a steel plate.

  8. review by Hugh Sincock on 1/4/2013
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    I bought this as a way to reduce the weight on my weightbelt. I found leadshot at a reasonable price at a gunshop. The velcro flap system is difficult to open, but retains the lead without spillage. At first I thought it would dig into my back, but it attaches to the backplate between it and my back without my even noticing. Great idea.

  9. review by James McCollum on 11/15/2012
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    I really like these weight pouches. They are well made and the double velcro assures the lead shot is not coming out. These weights work perfect for me diving dry. I clip these weights to my BP/W with D-Links and when I'm ready to dive wet, I just unclip them. They are never in the way. I ordered these and they arrived pronto! The folks at DRIS are a great bunch and very helpful.

  10. review by Fraser Kelly on 3/2/2011
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    This is not a "review" as such but hopefully some helpful info adressing issues raised in some other reviews. I am about to order one of these to add some weight to my ali plate when I need it (when it gets cold). I usually dive steels with little to no wetsuit in summer and a steel backplate is too heavy. I don't want the hassle of owning 2 backplates and switching between them.

    I hate the idea of bags of little lead pellets, anywhere. I had some soft pouch weights once and they used to leach onto whatever they were left on. I don't want this on my back, or splitting open on a boat. I have some lead sheet that I will cut into strips the same size as the pocket. Each strip will be about a pound I am guessing.

    So adding the required number of strips will a) be easy to gauge, b) eliminate the above pellet issues, and c) it will stay in one place in the groove unlike a half filled pocket of lead shot.

    For $13 I can't see a downside!

  11. review by Michelle Skowron on 2/24/2011
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    this is a very well constructed piece. The double velcro is pretty hard to manipulate with the intent present, so there is no doubt in my mind hat it would be able to ever work itself free during a dive or transportation. Nice piece and it can also be used at a p-pouch (inside middle of backplate)

  12. review by Charles Morgan on 10/11/2010
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    This is a great concept, but in action it has some small issues. Packed full it is too thick to fit behind some plates without feeling it in your back. Half full it allows the shot to move around too much. You end up with more wear at one end than normal, plus you don’t get that solid weight position you might need with the shot not being packed. On another note and this is not a negative on the product itself, it will not work at all with any of my DSS Plates. Great concept overall, but I think it needs a few minor tweaks.

  13. review by Bryce Bentley on 7/18/2010
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    I ordered this after searching for a way to add weigh to my rig to keep it off my belt, The bag is higher.quality then the weight have I am taking the shot out of. Like others have stated the bag becomes to thick after four pounds of shot to fit in the spine the back plate. I am using a dive rite aluminum plate. Overall a good idea.

  14. review by Matthew Blasinski on 7/7/2010
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    Pros: It let's you add some extra lead to your back (useful if you have Aluminum tanks that are more buoyant than steel), and won't affect your trim like adding them to your waist. With 4 lbs, I don't notice it on my back like some of the other reviews state.

    Cons: With 4 lbs, the weight sags to the bottom and puts extra strain on the grommets, so they seem to be wearing on the material. To combat this, I flip it around occasionally to change the top and bottom holes.

  15. review by Tim Holt on 6/1/2010
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    Waste of money for me..........like Jim said, useless. Maybe someone could find a use for this thing, but it didn't work for me...... I'm writing this review to try and earn a few bucks back from my purchase.......

  16. review by JIM DRIVER on 6/1/2010
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    Totally useless, put (6)six pounds of lead shot and bolted in place. The thing sticks up past the plate by an 1.5 inches and the plate pivots off of the weight pouch in the center of your back. Removed (3)three pounds and that helped a little, but not much

  17. review by Coby Wagenbach on 2/24/2010
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    I have purchased two of these. I mounted one to each side of my dive plate and they have helped to level myself out during my dive. I really like the fact that up to ten pounds can be placed into each pouch.

  18. review by Aaron Weese on 1/24/2010
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    This is a very simple yet functional concept. Just fill it with lead shot and bolt it up.....voila...less weight needed in that belt!

  19. review by Jose Arteaga on 12/1/2009
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    Fantastic pocket if you need to add more weight to your wings and if you want to put it in the correct zone.

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Dive Right In Scuba knows that our customers value many things, including friendly, professionally trained staff, terrific service and great savings on scuba equipment.  Our Scuba Dive Shop in Illinois thrives on being the best in the Scuba Industry and offering our Scuba and Snorkeling customers the best pricing not only in Illinois, but in the world.  We try hard to keep our prices as low as possible while also offering the best service.  If you see a competitor with a lower price, take advantage of our Low Price Guarantee!  Under the BUY NOW button on every product, you will see a Pricematch form.  Just fill it out, and save some cash!  But we don't stop there. If, within 60 days of your purchase from Dive Right In Scuba, you find the same item advertised by DRIS or another authorized SCUBA dealer for less, show us the ad and we'll give you 100% of the difference as a credit towards your next purchase of scuba diving equipment!  Whether you live in Joliet, Naperville, Chicago, Indiana, or Australia, we will give you the same great service as if you were standing in our store!  


100% Price Protection does not apply to special order products (ie: Products that do not appear on our website)

 

How does it work?
Well, once we are able to verify the competitors lower price, we will approve the pricematch.  This will send you an email, and the price will automatically change for you to purchase at the new low price. For instance, if we are selling a product for $200 and you find it elsewhere for $180, your price with Dive Right In Scuba will be $180. To take advantage of this promotion and give us a call at 815-267-8400 or use our Price Match form on every product page.

* Be sure that your Pricematch is in your favor as sometimes our Loyalty Points is the better deal vs. a lower upfront price from a competitor.  Pricematches can not be combined with any other sales or promos.  Dive Right In Scuba has the right to decline any pricematch or make a counteroffer.  We typically do NOT pricematch bidding sites like eBay, but you can submit them and maybe we can make it happen!  Pricematching on discontinued items is allowed.


Dive Right In Scuba Price Match Policy is in good spirit and a way for us to communicate with our customers and always make sure they are getting the best deal.  There is never any intention to fool or trick anyone with our policies.  If you feel this policy is inadequate in your situation, please call us at 815-267-8400.


With the whole world now being within a keyboards reach, Dive Right In Scuba will still offer the best Pricing and Service in the Midwest, but we are taking  that and making it available globally!!  If you're able to find another Authorized dealer with a  lower price, we will match and beat it with our above Low Price Guarantee!  So your looking at making a purchase from an Unauthorized, gray market retailer?  Don’t do it!  DRIS will also match those dealers price and you will save money AND get a full manufacturers warranty!  Please allow 24 hours to confirm that the retailer has it in stock.  Whether it’s a local Shop in Aurora, Oswego, Yorkville, Tennessee, or Texas, we will go the extra distance to ensure you get the best pricing with the best service and warranties!


 You can buy with confidence with Dive Right In Scuba!
 

 

Dive Right In Scuba, Your Premier Scuba Dive Shop in Illinois that works for you, anywhere you are, globally!

 

Free Ground Shipping with Orders over $75 for US Purchases
Free Super Saver Shipping with Orders over $500 for International Purchases

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* SnapShip

Snapship is now available on select items at Dive Right In Scuba. When you see the SnapShip logo, we will expedite and rush your order out the door with Free 2 Day Shipping in the Continental USA! Look for the logo, and get your products in no time!

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We also have some of the best shipping times in the country!  Being centrally located in the US gives us prime placement.  Most orders are to your door, with Standard Freight, in under 4 days!! Most other retailers you have to pay extra shipping costs to get it there that fast.

- Free shipping is NOT valid on Sales items unless your total of non sale items is over $75
- You must pay $75 out of your pocket on NON sales items to receive FREE SHIPPING.  If you use loyalty points, they can not take you below the $75 threshold or you will be charged shipping.  If you have $100 in product, and use $30 in loyalty points, you will not get free shipping because your new total is $70.

Dive Right In Scuba’s Free Shipping will apply to standard ground shipping in the lower 48 States on any order totaling $75 or more(excludes tanks and compressors). If you decide to have expedited shipping, you will be credited the normal ground shipping fee and only pay the difference to the expedited shipping. You will see the option for Free Shipping, if you choose expedited shipping, you will see the normal ground shipping total and before we charge your card, we will add in your free shipping credit and adjust the charges. If you return the product, you will not be credited back for the free shipping.

For product exchanges of a different color, size, or store credit, you can just send your purchase back to Dive Right In Scuba(at your expense) and we will ship you the new product(at our expense), or give you a store credit when the product is received. * Not including Internationan Orders* Not including multiple returns/exchanges

You will notice that when you pick your shipping options, you will be provided with an ETA of arrival for the specified shipping you decide to go with. If you have any questions or need help with deciding which shipping option is the best for getting your product to you on time, please feel free to call us at (815) 267-8400, and we can help you in getting your package in time.

You will be provided with a tracking number when your product ships so you can track the status of your new products. Please remember that UPS does not count weekends into delivery times.

Feel free to call Dive Right In Scuba if you want to ensure we have your product in stock. We try to have all products in stock, but no matter how hard we try, sometimes we run out of an item. We will do everything in our power to ensure your products arrive in time for your trip or dive and to provide you with the service you deserve.

*Please note that if you receive free shipping and return a product, the shipping costs will be deducted on your return invoice. *



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Free Ground Shipping with Orders over $500

We also have some of the best shipping times in the world! Being centrally located in the US gives us prime placement. Most orders are to your door, with Standard Freight, in under 10 days!! With most other retailers you have to pay extra shipping costs to get it there that fast.

Dive Right In Scuba’s Free Shipping will apply to standard ground shipping anywhere in the World on orders totaling $500 or more (excludes rebreathers, tanks, compressors, and weights). Sale items also do not qualify for free shipping. If you work out a special price with Dive Right In Scuba in a quote or email, Free Shipping does NOT qualify. If you decide to have expedited shipping, you will be credited the normal ground shipping fee and only pay the difference to the expedited shipping. If you return the product, you will not be credited back for the free shipping.  This applies to addresses where USPS can make a delivery.  If you need other delivery methods, Free Shipping does NOT apply.  If you don't have a physical address to ship to (Utila), Free Shipping does NOT apply.
 
  Super Saver International is offered for FREE on most orders that total over US $500 that are outside the US. The only problem is this shipping method does not provide realtime tracking information. The delivery time is typically 3 weeks or less, and can take longer to some of the more remote locations. Your items will ship insured and you may pay some import duties and taxes based on your Local Government. Lost packages can only be replaced after USPS has issued payment for the lost items.
  US Postal Service Priority Mail International shipping offers you a low-cost and fast delivery option. Not counting time for the package to clear customs, it is about 2 weeks depending on your location. This option does not provide you with realtime tracking information. 
  US Postal Service Express Mail International is a very cost-effective choice for even faster delivery of your dive gear. This option typically takes about 1 week without counting customs clearing. As with the other USPS, there is no realtime tracking on your purchase. This is available in almost 200 countries around the globe.
  UPS Worldwide Expedited International offers you a fast delivery option to more than 60 countries with rapid in-house customs clearance. Typical delivery times is 1 week to your address. UPS.com will automatically e-mail you the realtime tracking number when your order ships from Dive Right In Scuba. Our shopping cart will not offer you the UPS Worldwide Expedited shipping choice if that service is not available in your country.
  UPS Worldwide Saver International is the absolute fastest delivery method to any country in about 3 business days or less. You will also receive rapid in-house customs clearance when saving time is the utmost concern for receiving your package. UPS.com automatically e-mails you the realtime tracking number when your order ships from Dive Right In Scuba. Some addresses may require additional time for in-country transit due to the remote location of that address. For service availability and exact delivery time commitments visit the UPS.com website for information about your address or contact us for a more accurate quote.

*Your items will ship insured and you may pay some import duties and taxes based on your Local Government. Lost packages can only be replaced after USPS or UPS has issued payment for the lost items. This is why we recommend shipping with UPS for tracking purposes and faster repayment. We have not lost any packages to date, but things can happen.

You will notice that when you pick your shipping options, you will be provided with an ETA of arrival for the specified shipping you decide to go with. If you have any questions or need help with deciding which shipping option is the best for getting your product to you on time, please feel free to call us at (815) 267-8400, and we can help you in getting your package in time.

You will be provided with a tracking number when your product ships so you can track the status of your new products. Please remember that UPS does not count weekends into delivery times.

Feel free to call Dive Right In Scuba if you want to ensure we have your product in stock. We try to have all products in stock, but no matter how hard we try, sometimes we run out of an item. We will do everything in our power to ensure your products arrive in time for your trip or dive and to provide you with the service you deserve.

*Please note that if you receive free shipping and return a product, the shipping costs will be deducted on your return invoice. *

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60/120-Day Return Policy

Hassle Free Returns

At Dive Right In Scuba, we are happy to extend our hassle free return policy to our customers: a 60/120-day Satisfaction Guarantee on ALL of our merchandise.

    • If it is within 60 days and the items are in new condition with original packaging, there is a 100% credit or refund* on any item.
    • If its within 30 days and the item is used, feel free to send it back and get a full 100% credit towards new equipment!  Thats right, you can send it back and get something different.  What do we do with these returns?  We have a used section on our website that we sell these at a discounted price!  * DRIS can, at our discretion, change this policy depending on the condition of the return.  Meaning, if you beat it up within 30 days and want to return it, you will NOT get a full refund.  
    • If it is within 60 days and the items are used, or are not returned with the original packaging, it's not a problem, we will provide you with Loyalty Points for 75% of your products purchase price, that can be used to purchase any other product we sell at Dive Right In Scuba*. * This can be changed at our discretion based on how used or damaged a product is*
    • If it is between 60 - 120 days and the items are in new condition, we will provide you with Loyalty Points for 100% of your products purchase price, that can be used to purchase any product we sell at Dive Right In Scuba
    • You never need to contact us for a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) –Simply return your product to us with the RMA Form, To ensure that your return/exchange is handled in a speedy manner, always include a copy of your receipt. We do recommend calling with any issues to see what the best course of action is, its not always to just send back….so just give us a call and lets figure out the best response!
    • If you have bought an item and it needs to be returned, your original shipping charges are non refundable.
    • Shipping charges are NOT refundable.  If you received Free Shipping on your order, and return it, the charges for the shipping will come out of your refund.  Shipping is inlcuded if you keep the product, a return voids the free shipping.
  • * Certain Items may incure a 10% re-stocking fee(can be higher dependings on custom options or special order).  High dollar items may have a re-stocking fee which covers transaction and shipping charges.  If it is an exchange, there might not re-stocking fee depending on the situation.  We are people too, so we try to make sure it works for everyone depending on what is going on.
  • * Custom items do not qualify for a full refund.  If an item doesn't fit, we will do everything to make sure you get a proper fit.  But, on custom items, there can't always be a 100% refund, due to the custom nature of the item.

 

To return an item, just follow the simple directions below and we’ll take care of the rest!

 

    1. Pack the item(s) securely. All returned products should be in the condition they were received in, as well as in their original packaging. Please remember to include all warranty cards and manuals.
    2. Please include the RMA Form with a copy of your receipt.
    3. Send your package via UPS, FedEx or insured Parcel Post. (Please note that shipping charges cannot be refunded.) We recommend shipping ALL products back with an Insured Carrier with tracking numbers. This is the only way to track the product to ensure we receive it. Dive Right In Scuba is not responsible for lost or stolen packages due to Shipping Carriers.

 

In the event of any questions or problems with your order, or if the product received was defective or damaged, please contact our Customer Service Department within 60 days of receipt. We will make every effort to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Customer Service can be reached at 1-815-267-8400 Monday through Friday 11 am - 9 pm Central Time or by emailing us at info@diverightinscuba.com.

 

 

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