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Posted: 6/15/2014 9:20:05 PM EST
I have the original ScubaPro X-Tek modular BCD, I have the Rec, Cave and Travel 'wing' which have all served me well. A few yrs ago my travel wing broke along the sealing ring on the inflator hose, small at first but now it won't hold air. These are LONG out of production but I've been looking for a replacement for sometime; the later S-Tek wings will work too but the new X-Tek will not.

Anyone have one they're willing to part, I'd buy it of course as long as it was working. Shot in the dark but there seems to be enough tech divers here I figured I'd give it a shot.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 10:11:45 PM EST
Originally Posted By ATLDiver:
I have the original ScubaPro X-Tek modular BCD, I have the Rec, Cave and Travel 'wing' which have all served me well. A few yrs ago my travel wing broke along the sealing ring on the inflator hose, small at first but now it won't hold air. These are LONG out of production but I've been looking for a replacement for sometime; the later S-Tek wings will work too but the new X-Tek will not.

Anyone have one they're willing to part, I'd buy it of course as long as it was working. Shot in the dark but there seems to be enough tech divers here I figured I'd give it a shot.
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Have you tried contacting scuba pro to see if they can repair it?
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 10:36:16 PM EST
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Originally Posted By TailHunter:


Have you tried contacting scuba pro to see if they can repair it?
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Originally Posted By ATLDiver:
I have the original ScubaPro X-Tek modular BCD, I have the Rec, Cave and Travel 'wing' which have all served me well. A few yrs ago my travel wing broke along the sealing ring on the inflator hose, small at first but now it won't hold air. These are LONG out of production but I've been looking for a replacement for sometime; the later S-Tek wings will work too but the new X-Tek will not.

Anyone have one they're willing to part, I'd buy it of course as long as it was working. Shot in the dark but there seems to be enough tech divers here I figured I'd give it a shot.


Have you tried contacting scuba pro to see if they can repair it?


Tried a few times and no they won't touch it but are than glad to suggest I upgrade to their new system. I use my Rec-Tek bags which are overkill for O/W and bulky as hell. Maybe one day I will but I'm hoping to find someone coming out of the hobbie looking to get rid of their gear, even if I have to buy the harness I'm ok with that. The only thing they changed is the "quick strap" tank system but they won't fit, I've tried.
Link Posted: 6/19/2014 7:11:12 PM EST
Have you tried putting out a feeler on SB or decostop?

I casually mentioned having an easier time hovering with Jetfins vs Hollis F1s on SB, and someone from Canada sent a PM offering to buy my F1s if I decided to move to Jets.

How does the Scubapro travel wing differ from another small wing such as an 18# Oxycheq?

I've heard of people using RTV to make long-lasting temporary BC repairs, especially near elbow connections, but that's probably not an officially sanctioned procedure.
Link Posted: 6/19/2014 8:39:32 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Azygos:
Have you tried putting out a feeler on SB or decostop?

I casually mentioned having an easier time hovering with Jetfins vs Hollis F1s on SB, and someone from Canada sent a PM offering to buy my F1s if I decided to move to Jets.

How does the Scubapro travel wing differ from another small wing such as an 18# Oxycheq?

I've heard of people using RTV to make long-lasting temporary BC repairs, especially near elbow connections, but that's probably not an officially sanctioned procedure.
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Honestly I'm ok with a 'non sanctioned' repair as long as it works; might have to look at that. The travel wings are small, meant for o/w diving with reduced lifting capacity (obviously.) The travel wings and X-Tek harness would pack up small but don't know the specs with the 18#, I suspect their similar.

I have looked on SB but haven't posted about looking, I may try that as some may have upgraded. It's a shame because other than the damn 'cinch straps' (which could be replaced with compressions,) it was a perfect BCD. Thanks for the tips.
Link Posted: 6/19/2014 8:51:52 PM EST
FWIW, I'd be more inclined to try Aquaseal than RTV.
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