XS Scuba Surface Marker Buoy.(SMB) AC070-OR 032978

Customer Reviews for XS Scuba Surface Marker Buoy.(SMB):

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Average Customer Review: based on 14 reviews.

Rating: Very useful
Reviewer: Kevin Chiocca  -  View all my reviews
Larger then most safety sausages but this one does everything. It comes with all the bells and whistles. It really stands out on the surface and works as a small lift bag. Too large to fit in most BC pockets but it is worth bringing along on drift dives or for use in small recoverys. If it was half orange and half yellow it would be perfect. KC

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53 out of 109 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Great SMB
Reviewer: Eric W.
Excellent SMB, larger both in length and circumference than most SMBs. The one way opening at the bottom makes filling it at depth quite easy. Just be aware that you will have to put a little more air into it than with a smaller SMB, therefore it will pull you up fast if you are not good at this skill. My one complaint is that it gets a lot of water inside when filled from an octo, and there is no easy way to get the water out. You have to fold the partially inflated SMB with the valve at the low point, then squeeze the water and air out. A release valve at the very tip would make this easier.

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34 out of 66 people found this review helpful.

Rating: SMB
Reviewer: Travis Hunsaker  -  View all my reviews
I really like this SMB. It is big!!! it will double as a 50 pound lift bag. It has the anti spill valve at the bottom so you can fill it with your octopus. you can also orally inflate it. It also has a dump valve at the top to dump air as you lift stuff. I would order it with the case you can clip to your BC unless you have a huge pocket you can put it in. It takes up almost as much space as a mask box. If you want a large multi-purpouse SMB this is it!

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81 out of 159 people found this review helpful.

Rating: XS SMB
Reviewer: Zaven Saradzhev  -  View all my reviews
Hi. I wonder why a relieve valve is located at the upper part? In the photo on scuba.com, the valve is at the lower part.

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26 out of 50 people found this review helpful.

Rating: XS SMB
Reviewer: Zaven Saradzhev  -  View all my reviews
Hi. I wonder why a relieve valve is located at the upper part? In the photo on scuba.com, the valve is at the lower part.

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24 out of 51 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Huge
Reviewer: Frederick N.  -  View all my reviews
As described. Its very big!

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27 out of 53 people found this review helpful.

Rating: XS SMB - Big, Bright, and Beautiful!
Reviewer: Jacqueline T.  -  View all my reviews
This SMD is huge - 9" diameter and 7 tall! It doubles as a 25 lb lift bag. As such, you WILL be seen when you deploy it. I found it easy to use, but it needs way more air than one can fill by mouth. Dont plan on using the mouth inflate for anything more than pumping it up at the surface. I also found it easy to deflate, and roll up against a raised thigh, at the surface. It is well constructed and as long as you treat it well (dont "throw it in the back of the truck with the heavy stuff), itll stand the test of time. Con - rolled up, it is a little bigger than usual. I find it well worth its extra capabilities, but some may balk at the bulk.

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163 out of 374 people found this review helpful.

Rating: This is the e-mail I sent previously
Reviewer: Paul Sweet
I would like you to know that I am completely dissatisfied with your speed of service. It has taken you 7 days to ship this product. I will not be using your company again. I am leaving the country without the product I ordered due to your inefficiency and will now have to ship it abroad. Paul Sweet

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162 out of 381 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Shes a big one
Reviewer: Jeffrey T.  -  View all my reviews
Bigger isnt always better, this thing is huge. Even rolled up with the convenient clip its not something youll want on your BCD every time. Its well made, easy to see from a very long distance, and doubles as a lift bag. A nice addition to my inventory of equipment.

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280 out of 520 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Surface Marker Buoy
Reviewer: Desiree K.  -  View all my reviews
Although I havent personally needed to use my SMB, I know plenty of divers that have. All I know is that I never want to be in a position where I wish I had it and didnt!

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125 out of 243 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Safety Buoy
Reviewer: Wesley L Barnett  -  View all my reviews
Big & Bright, Be seen

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197 out of 413 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Robust large DSMB
Reviewer: Stephen M.  -  View all my reviews
Very visible compared to smaller DSMB. Very good design and roll-up mechanism. Big lift, so be careful when inflating not to get dragged up too!

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237 out of 460 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Great Product
Reviewer: Alex Adams  -  View all my reviews
This marker is a must buy you can see it from 3/4 of a mile away.

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298 out of 634 people found this review helpful.

Rating: XS Scuba Surface Marker Buoy
Reviewer: Adam L.
Great product. Works well. It has a manual dump, but I wish it had an auto overinflation dump feature, so it doesnt explode if I release it from a deep dive.

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259 out of 576 people found this review helpful.


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