>I have a back filled model and it does give me more face down attitude than
>a regular jacket but not to the extent that it is uncomfortable. Underwater
>the bouancy will always be on your back and since many have accordion-like
>features, they provide a little less resistance. Whether they are worth the
>extra money isn't quite clear to me.
>PS Everybody learns from everybody's questions.
I am concerned about the circumstances where a diver is unconcous at
the surface....and if wearing a back filled model will put the diver
face down on the water.....he/she will quickly die.....without
I'm thinking of purchasing either the Chute (back filled) or the Probe
(jacket style). I prefer the Chute....but not if it will have the
tendency to put the diver face down when on the surface.
Does the weight pockets at the back of the Oceanic Chute BCD totally
eliminate the BCD's tendency to put the diver face down when on the